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The History of [Thing] in [Number] Things: 2023 Microhistories

Or: a round-up of 2023's entries in my favorite micro-genre

Journey Through the World With These Peculiar Microhistories

From lighthouses to books bound in human skin, these microhistories explore the stories you didn't know you needed.

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!

4 of the Best Microhistory Books

Fall down the rabbit holes of some quirky and informative microhistories, including Cubed: The Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval.

10 Great Microhistories for This Moment

These microhistories for this moment focus their precise, thorough sights on certain aspects of our current socially distanced, pandemic reality.

10 Nonfiction Titles That Will Change the Way You See Books

These nonfiction books about books will give you insight into the personal experiences of book lovers and historical perspectives on our favorite subject.

10 Microhistory Books To Read This Summer

Fans of the Netflix micro-documentary series 'Explained' will gobble up this collection of microhistory books that take an in-depth look at niche subjects.

The Book Riot 2015 Read Harder Challenge

Whatever your preference for reading challenges, we here at the Riot enjoy the odd challenge. We’ve written before about the ...