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

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
Norse Mythology
Sea of Memories
The Library Book
The Fifth Risk
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Fear: Trump in the White House
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
White Rose, Black Forest
Lincoln in the Bardo
Christmas Eve, 1914
The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding
We Were the Lucky Ones
A River in Darkness:  One Man's Escape from North Korea
The River Widow
Between the World and Me
Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice
The Lines We Leave Behind
And Now For Something Completely Different (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #9.7)
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold
A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
Maude
A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge, #3)
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History
Women & Power: A Manifesto
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
Tombland (Matthew Shardlake, #7)
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
The Choice: Embrace the Possible
Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime
Journey Interrupted: A Family Without a Country in a World at War
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
The Storm Sister (The Seven Sisters #2)
Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
D DAY Through German Eyes 2
War of the Wolf (The Saxon Stories, #11)
The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
The Ocean Liner
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
The Other Einstein
The Sympathizer
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation
De Amerikaanse prinses
A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
Daughters of the Night Sky
The Accidental Prime Minister (The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh)
The Lost City of the Monkey God
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
Canción de cuna de Auschwitz
Born Survivors
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures
Dragon Teeth
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
The Atomic City Girls
The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
White Houses
The Elephant Keeper's Daughter
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
Twain’s Feast
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
Munich
From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World
Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future
The German Girl
Varina
Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
The Coming Storm
Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3)
The Only Woman in the Room
The Silver Music Box
101 Amazing Facts
Why Religion?: A Personal Story
The Last Hours (Black Death, #1)
American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
The White Darkness

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George Harrison
It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.
George Harrison

Zadie Smith
Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories.
Zadie Smith, White Teeth

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