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The British Spy Manual The Authentic Special Operations Executive (SOE) Guide for WWII by The War Office , Sinclair McKay (2014)
    Reviewed by robert on June 5, 2015 tagged history

Poop Happened A History of the World from the Bottom Up by Sarah Albee, Robert Leighton (2010)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on July 16, 2010 tagged historypicture book

Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War How the North Used the Telegraph, Railroads, Surveillance Balloons, Ironclads, High-Powered Weapons, and More to Win the Civil War by Thomas B. Allen , Roger Macbride Allen (2009)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 23, 2010 tagged history

An Unspeakable Crime the Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank by Elaine Marie Alphin (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 31, 2010 tagged history

Master of Deceit J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 23, 2012 tagged biographyhistorynonfiction

Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential How Teenage Girls Made a Nation Cool by Brian Ashcraft, Shoko Ueda (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 10, 2010 tagged historynonfiction
    Japanese schoolgirls are a powerful economic force both in Japan and around the world.

D-Day The Invasion of Normandy, 1944 by Rick Atkinson, Kate Waters (2014)
    Reviewed by robert on February 20, 2015 tagged history

They Called Themselves The KKK by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (2010)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 1, 2010 tagged historynonfiction

The Day-Glo Brothers the True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors by Chris Barton, Tony Persiani (2009)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 18, 2010 tagged biographyhistorypicture book

Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb: Young Adult Edition by Neal Bascomb (2016)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 22, 2016 tagged history

Unraveling Freedom The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I by Ann Bausum (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 3, 2011 tagged history

The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison, & Pursuit by Carol Baxter (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on November 4, 2016 tagged historymystery

A Great Idea at the Time The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books by Alex Beam (2008)
    Reviewed by davidtomashek on June 3, 2011 tagged historyliterary

Death of a Dreamer The Assassination of John Lennon by Alison Behnke (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 23, 2012 tagged history

Cartoons for Victory by Warren Bernard (2015)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on April 8, 2016 tagged arthistorynonfiction

Shackleton Antarctic Odyssey by Nick Bertozzi (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 23, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory
    The story of explorer Ernest Shackleton and his failed, heroic attempt to cross Antarctica.

Lewis and Clark The Greatest Adventure in American History by Nick Bertozzi (2011)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on October 14, 2011 tagged graphic novelhistory

The Greatest Music Stories Never Told 100 Tales from Music History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy by Rick Beyer (2011)
    Reviewed by billba on September 9, 2011 tagged historynonfiction

On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on August 21, 2015 tagged essayshistorynonfiction

The Poisoner's Handbook Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 22, 2011 tagged historyscience

Bootleg Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal (2011)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 28, 2011 tagged history

101 Changemakers Rebels and Radicals Who Changed U.S. History by Michele Bollinger, Dao X. Tran (2012)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on November 23, 2012 tagged history

Buried Alive The Terrifying History of Our Most Primal Fear by Jan Bondeson (2001)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by guest on September 20, 2009 tagged historynonfiction

The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball’s Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy by Filip Bondy (2015)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on November 27, 2015 tagged historynonfiction

Swords by Ben Boos (2008)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 24, 2010 tagged coffee table bookhistorynonfiction

The Spies of Mississippi The True Story of the Spy Agency that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement by Rick Bowers (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 22, 2010 tagged historymystery

Ugly Beauty Helena Rubenstein, L’Oreal and the Blemished History of Looking Good by Ruth Brandon (2011)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 18, 2011 tagged biographyhistorynonfiction

Black & White The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor by Larry Dane Brimner (2011)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 6, 2012 tagged historynonfiction

Sky Sailors True Stories of the Balloon Era by David L. Bristow (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 5, 2011 tagged historynonfiction

Great Maps by Jerry Brotton (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on June 5, 2015 tagged artcoffee table bookhistory

The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged historynonfiction
    How a rowing crew of working-class boys from the University of Washington took gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

One Giant Leap The Story of Neil Armstrong by Don Brown (1998)
    Reviewed by rosie on November 15, 2013 tagged historypicture book
    Neil Armstrong pursued his dream of flying and became the first man to walk on the moon.

The Great American Dust Bowl by Don Brown (2013)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on March 21, 2014 tagged graphic novelhistory
    A family tries to survive the Black Sunday Monster Dust Storm on April 14, 1935.

Song of the Vikings Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown (2014)
    Reviewed by robert on November 28, 2014 tagged biographyhistory
    Poet Snorri Sturluson lived it up in 13th century Iceland, creating the greatest collection of Norse myths.

One Summer by Bill Bryson (2013)
    Reviewed by diane on January 2, 2015 tagged history
    1927 was a remarkable year, from Ruth's and Gehrig’s home run race to Charles Lindberg’s solo flight and more.

Omaha Beach on D-Day by Robert Capa, Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël. Dominique Bertail, Bernard Lebrun, Edward Gauvin (2015)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on February 26, 2016 tagged graphic novelhistory

Louisiana Purchase An American Story by John Chase (2003)
    Reviewed by billba on May 25, 2012 tagged comic stripshistory

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (2004)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on March 11, 2016 tagged biographyhistory

The Gun by C.J. Chivers (2010)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on April 22, 2011 tagged historyliterarynonfiction

Fu-go The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America by Ross Coen (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 10, 2014 tagged history
    During WWII, the Japanese army launched over 9,000 balloons across the Pacific to drop bombs on the U.S.

Kitty Genovese The Murder, the Bystanders, and the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 16, 2015 tagged historymystery

The Great Pearl Heist London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace by Molly Caldwell Crosby (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 8, 2013 tagged historymystery
    The world’s greatest thief tries to fence a fifty-pearl necklace before Scotland Yard can bring him to justice.

Voyagers of the Titanic: Passenger, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From by Richard Davenport-Hines (2012)
    Reviewed by robert on November 13, 2015 tagged history

Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation by Deborah Davis (2012)
    Reviewed by robert on August 7, 2015 tagged history

Street Gang The Complete History of Sesame Street by Michael Davis ()
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by guest on March 22, 2009 tagged history

Who Cut the Cheese? A Cultural History of the Fart by Jim Dawson (1998)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 23, 2012 tagged history

The Fishing Fleet Husband-Hunting in the Raj by Anne de Courcy (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 28, 2014 tagged historyromance
    During the Raj, many British women made the difficult trip to India to find marriageable men.

Pyongyang A Journey In North Korea by Guy Delisle (2007)
    Reviewed by silver on January 28, 2011 tagged biographyhistorynonfiction

The Best American Crime Reporting 2010 by Stephen J. Dubner (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 24, 2010 tagged anthologyessayshistorynonfiction

The World in Your Lunch Box The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods by Claire Eamer, Sa Boothroyd (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 25, 2012 tagged historypicture bookscience

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