#Historical Fiction

World War II Stories and the Proliferation of Historical Fiction

WWII is a part of history that has largely been told from one perspective. Here is a look at the shift in how it's being told.

Of Cemeteries and Monuments: Writing the Past

Two authors discuss writing books about cemeteries and monuments, including why preserving these stories is important.

10 Tudor Fiction Titles to Step Up Your Historical Fiction

The Tudor Dynasty lives on in these outstanding historical fiction novels, including The King’s Witch.

The Big Picture: Reading Historical Fiction During a Global Pandemic

Historical fiction can remind us that these "unprecedented" times are anything but. Here's what they can teach us about our current crisis.

The History of the Peanuts Comics

Here's how this little comic made Charles Schulz famous! The history of Peanuts starts with a comic and ends with TV shows, plays, and more.

How Do The Trauma And Revolutions Of The Non-Occident Get Featured In Fiction?

The literature of the non-Western world has initiated the much-needed conversation around who’s right in wars.

The Golden Library of the Moscow Tsars That No One Can Find

In the 16th Century, Ivan the Great supposedly built a library unlike any other. Centuries later, we're still looking for it underground.

The Thrill of Days Past: 8 Historical Suspense Novels

Wondering where to start with historical suspense novels? Take a look at these eight thrilling recommendations.

Reese’s Book Club’s Latest Pick

Check out the latest pick from Reese's Book Club--a YA historical fiction set in the New South--and #ReadWithReese this summer.

8 Books About Broadway & Theater History

If you’re a theater and history nerd, you’ll love these books about Broadway, including general history, like The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built by Jack Viertel, and deep-dives on specific musicals, like In the Heights: Finding Home by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, and Jeremy McCarter.