#Historical

The Best World War I Books

We’ve rounded up a list of the best World War I books, fiction and nonfiction, that covers multiple aspects of the war and its causes, including No Man’s Land by Wendy Moore.

Learn Your Historia With These 20 Mexican History Books

Find the best Mexican history books, with titles for children and adults, to explore the rich history of this country, including The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel León-Portilla, Translated by Lysander Kemp.

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist.

15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

Find the best historical fiction series that both engages and entertains, with lively and diverse characters.

5 Books for an Introduction to Disability History in the U.S.

These introductory U.S. disability history books, including A Disability History of the United States by Kim E. Nielsen, show how racism, anti-LGBTQIA prejudice, ableism, and sexism have, and still do, intersect.

Reading Through Difficult Times: Books and Their Readers in 1918–1920

What were people reading during the Influenza epidemic of 1918-1920? A deep dive into the reading habits of that era.

10 Historical Mystery Series to Whisk You Away

With the global pandemic turning every social media visit into doomscrolling, find refuge in these great historical mystery series.

A Brief History Of Writing Styles: From Pictures to Modern Alphabets

A look at the history of writing styles, from early pictorial methods to the alphabets and symbols we use today.

Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship.

Isabella Stewart Gardner: Books About the Woman, the Museum, and the Theft

Get to know the fascinating life of art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner, her museum, and that infamous art heist with books like The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft by Ulrich Boser.

Historical Nonfiction: 30 of the Best Books in the Genre

Historical nonfiction is so much more than history books you read in school. These stories are well-researched and just as riveting as fiction.

Everything We Know So Far About Diana Gabaldon’s New Outlander Book: GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE

Diana Gabaldon is in the middle of writing book 9, Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone. What do we know so far about this new Outlander book?

50 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

Ready to travel through time and space? This list of the best historical fiction books gives you the broadest view of our world's shared past.

15 Compelling Historical Fiction Audiobooks

I'm fairly new to the genre and historical fiction audiobooks have been an excellent way to introduce these stories into my repertoire. Treat your ears.

15 of the Best Korean War Books Ever Published

A comprehensive list of Korean war books, from novels and memoirs to non-fiction accounts of the conflict and more for those interested in learning more.