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8 Human Migration Books to Broaden Your Horizons

Migrating peoples not only bring themselves, but also their culture and ideas. Learn more about this history in these books about migration.

A Bookish History of Fandom

From handwritten letters and zines to LiveJournal and then TikTok, bookish fandoms continue to reinvent themselves to stay relevant.

Exploring The History of Paper Dolls

A look at the colorful history of paper dolls, from early origami in Japan to more modern fashion plates.

The Correlation Between Sundown Towns and Book Bans: Forsyth County, GA

Quiz: What American History Book Should You Read Next?

Answer ten questions in this American history book quiz and get a reading recommendation for a book about the history of the United States.

15 of the Best Books on Roman History

Whether you're looking for books on Roman history for new readers or history buffs, these are the best books on Roman history to start with.

How Literature Depicts The Chinese Cultural Revolution

Through its multiple points of view, literature brings to us the side of history that dictators tried to erase from collective memory.

Julius Caesar in Modern and Contemporary Literature

Why does Julius Caesar endure in modern and contemporary imaginations and in literature? A look at modern books about Caesar, including The Memoirs of Cleopatra.

A History of Zines

Zines have travelled a long way before arriving on your bookshelf or computer screen… so let’s take a little look at where they’ve been!

An Introduction to Literary Nonfiction

Want to read more literary nonfiction? These are some popular subgenres of literary nonfiction, with reading recommendations for each.