Nobuko Yoshiya: 1920s Revolutionary Lesbian Novelist

Nobuko Yoshiya was a wealthy, successful novelist who was out as a lesbian in Japan in the 1920s. So why isn't she a famous queer icon?

Got History? A Guide to the Best Historical Fiction in Several Genres, Eras, and Styles

The ultimate guide to the best historical fiction spanning genres, eras, styles, and formats.

20 Must-Read YA Historical Fiction Novels

Journey to the past with these must-read YA historical fiction novels perfect for teens, young adults, and adults alike, including We Are Not Free by Traci Chee.

It Began With a Sneeze: Magnetic Poetry’s Origin Story

Magnetic poetry was fairly ubiquitous in the '90s. Its inspirations, which include an avant grade art movement, may surprise you.

The History of Nazi Book Burning

The history of Nazi book burning is one of the most obvious antecedents to the censorship of books in the U.S.

8 Books for Fans of Historical K-Dramas

Just finished marathoning every historical K-drama on Netflix and want more? Check out these great books for fans of historical K-dramas!

Historical Fiction with a Hint of Magic

If you like historical fiction and fantasy books, you're sure to love these atmospheric and magical historical fantasies.

What is Historical Fiction?

What is historical fiction? While it's fiction that centers on past events, it's also so much more. Here's how to define it.

Historical Fiction, Meet True Crime

Dig into these historical fiction titles that take inspiration from true crime.

Party Like It’s Prohibition: Historical Fiction of the ’20s

Just because the 2020s aren't quite living up to the hype of the 1920s doesn't mean we can't enjoy some great twenties historical fiction.