Discover Our Favorite History Books of 2019

Our writers share the best history books of 2019.

Best History Books of 2019 feature
A Woman of No Importance Sonia Purnell

A Woman of No Importance

By Sonia Purnell

Midnight in Chernobyl Adam Higginbotham

Midnight in Chernobyl

By Adam Higginbotham

First: Sandra Day O'Connor Evan Thomas

First: Sandra Day O'Connor

By Evan Thomas

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The Season: A Social History of the Debutante

By Kristen Richardson

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The Story of Britain

By Roy Strong

Hymns of the Republic of S.C. Gwynne

Hymns of the Republic

By S.C.Gwynne

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Accused!

By Larry Dane Brimner

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The Cigarette

By Sarah Milov

Crusaders Dan Jones

Crusaders

By Dan Jones

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How to Hide an Empire

By Daniel Immerwahr

They Were Her Property Stephanie Jones-Rogers

They Were Her Property

By Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

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L.E.L.

By Lucasta Miller

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The Ghosts of Eden Park

By Karen Abbott

The Ship of Dreams Gareth Russell

The Ship of Dreams

By Gareth Russell

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When Brooklyn Was Queer

By Hugh Ryan

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Monster, She Wrote

By Melanie R. Anderson

Handprints on Hubble Kathryn D. Sullivan

Handprints on Hubble

By Kathryn D. Sullivan

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The Boundless Sea

By David Abulafia

They Called Us Enemy George Takei

They Called Us Enemy

By George Takei

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The Lady from the Black Lagoon

By Mallory O'Meara

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Say Nothing

By Patrick Radden Keefe

Njinga of Angola Linda M Heywood

Njinga of Angola

By Linda M. Heywood