10 Essential Historical Nonfiction Books

Take your mind off the current world with riveting true accounts of history's most poignant moments.

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Buy Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee at Amazon

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

By Dee Brown

Buy We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young at Amazon

We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young

By Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

Buy A Slave No More at Amazon

A Slave No More

By David W. Blight

the warmth of other suns isabel wilkerson historical nonfiction

The Warmth of Other Suns

By Isabel Wilkerson

bloodlands timothy snyder historical nonfiction

Bloodlands

By Timothy Snyder

We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families phillip gourevitch historical nonfiction

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

By Philip Gourevitch

the diary of a young girl anne frank historical nonfiction

The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank

hidden figures margot lee shetterly historical nonfiction

Hidden Figures

By Margot Lee Shetterly

all the president's men carl bernstein bob woodward historical nonfiction

All the President’s Men

By Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward