Books tagged 'history'

Finished

  • Robert C. Allen, The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (2017)
  • Robert A. Caro, The Path to Power (1982)
  • Barbara Demick, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (2009)
  • Will Durant, The Lessons of History (1968)
  • Richard P. Feynman, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (1985)
  • Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl (1947)
  • Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1791)
  • James Gleick, Isaac Newton (2003)
  • James Gleick, The Information (2011)
  • David Graeber, Debt (2011)
  • David Graeber, The Democracy Project (2013)
  • Alfred Lansing, Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage (1959)
  • Primo Levi, Survival in Auschwitz (1947)
  • Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, The Theory That Would Not Die (2011)
  • Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)
  • Ronald Wright, A Short History of Progress (2004)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Joshua B. Freeman, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (2018)
  • Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens (2011)
  • Walter Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007)
  • Amanda H. Podany, Ancient Mesopotamia (2018)
  • Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986)

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