Most Read This Week In History

History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyse the sequence of events, and it sometimes attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events. Historians debate the nature of history and its usefulness. This includes discu ...more

Most Read This Week Tagged "History"

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
The Marriage Portrait
Tastes Like War
The Personal Librarian
Where Waters Meet
The Diamond Eye
The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece
The Postcard
Poverty, by America
A Treacherous Engagement (Gentlemen of London #1)
Night Angels
The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post
The Irish Boarding House
The Stable Boy of Auschwitz
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them
The Happiest Man on Earth
The Second Life of Mirielle West
Cilka's Journey (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #2)
All the Forgivenesses
Three Sisters (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #3)
The Anthropocene Reviewed
A Castle in Brooklyn
The House Is on Fire
The Midwife of Auschwitz
In the Time of Our History
Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty
The World Played Chess
The Undercover Secretary
Flying Angels
Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology
My Father's House (Rome Escape Line Trilogy, #1)
The Forgotten Bookshop in Paris
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
Why Fish Don't Exist
We Were Once a Family: A Story of Love, Death, and Child Removal in America
The Girls in the Attic
All the Beauty in the World: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Me
The Memory Keeper of Kyiv
They Called Us Enemy
The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill
Coronation Year
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
The Book of Uriel: A Novel of WWII
The Book of Charlie
The Last Green Valley
Lady Clementine
Perfectly Ordinary People
Pathogenesis: A History of the World in Eight Plagues
Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism
The Orphans of Berlin
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
Act of Oblivion
Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and the Redstone Family Legacy
Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships
The Nineties
The Daughter of Auschwitz: A Memoir
The Next Ship Home
The War Pianist
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America
Switchboard Soldiers
Essex Dogs (Essex Dogs, #1)
This Is Your Mind on Plants
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths
Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom
There Will Be Fire: Margaret Thatcher, the IRA, and Two Minutes That Changed History
A Feather on the Water
The Watchmaker's Daughter: The True Story of World War II Heroine Corrie ten Boom
This Other Eden
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
Surviving Savannah
The King's Pleasure (Tudor Rose, #2)
All the Lies They Did Not Tell
Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Her Hidden Genius
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century
Dawnlands (The Fairmile, #3)
The Library Book
The Lindbergh Nanny
Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath
The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear
Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown
The Girl from the Channel Islands
The Memory Box
Jews Don't Count
The Seamstress of Sardinia
Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization
Jacqueline in Paris
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle
The Last Summer (Wild Isle, #1)
Eagles Over Britain (After Dunkirk #2)
The Waiting
The Teachers: A Year Inside America's Most Vulnerable, Important Profession

Haruki Murakami
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

Christopher Paolini
People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't. ...more
Christopher Paolini, Eragon

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