History

Books Read (History)

A selection of nonfiction I’ve read, covering historical events and biographies.  This list is roughly organized by theme.

Author/Artist Biographies & Memoirs

Bridge, Horatio

Conrad, Joseph

Doyle, Arthur Conan

London, Jack

Shepard, Ernest H.

  • Drawn from Memory

The Cold War

Havel, Václav

  • The Power of the Powerless

Kennedy, Robert F.

Mackinder, Halford

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

  • “Live Not by Lies”

Current Events & Figures

Brown, Kerry

Lee, Kai-Fu

Peterson, Jordan

Yang, Andrew

  • Smart People Should Build Things

Holocaust Memoirs

Blatt, Thomas Toivi

  • From the Ashes of Sobibor

ten Boom, Corrie

  • The Hiding Place

Frank, Anne

Wiesel, Elie


Maritime History

Chase, Owen

Cousteau, Jacques

  • The Silent World

North Korea

Bae, Kenneth

  • Not Forgotten: The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea

Albanov, Valerian

  • In the Land of White Death

Shackleton, Sir Ernest

  • South
  • In the Heart of the Antarctic

T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

Korda, Michael

  • Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence, T. E.

Mack, John E.


U.S. History

Ellis, Joseph J.


Women in History

Fraser, Navarro
  • Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron

Joan of Arc

  • Joan of Arc: In Her Own Words

Woolf, Virginia

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