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The 40 Most Popular Histories & Biographies…in Recent History

Scroll over the covers below to learn more about each book, and be sure to add the books that look particularly fascinating   to your   Want to Read shelf! When living in interesting times, there’s nothing better for maintaining a sense of perspective than taking a look back at the past.When looking at the most popular recent histories and biographies, readers have been engrossed in a huge variety historical accounts, from the last days of Chernobyl to a harrowing account of murder in 1970s Northern Ireland   to the shocking history of 19th-century surgery.Below are Goodreads   members’   40 most popular histories and biographies of   the last five years. The last five years of world history have been nothing if not…eventful. #1

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Which histories have made the biggest impact on you? These books are ranked in order of total reader reviews, and all of the books on this list have at least a   3.5-star average rating. Sound off in the comments below!Check out more recent   articles:54 Memoirs That Readers Are Raving About30 New Reads for Very Bookish PeopleChandler Baker’s Reading List for Exhausted and Fed Up Women

posted by Cybil
on July, 23