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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

Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France by Max Leonard (2015)
    Reviewed by robert on December 18, 2015 tagged history

Last Call The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 26, 2011 tagged history

The Last Great Game Duke vs. Kentucky and the 2.1 Seconds that Changed Basketball by Gene Wojciechowski (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 24, 2012 tagged historynonfiction

The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry by John Feinstein (2016)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 26, 2016 tagged history

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

Life of the Party: The Remarkable Story of How Brownie Wise Built, and Lost, a Tupperware Party Empire by Bob Kealing (2016)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 4, 2016 tagged biographyhistory

Lincoln's Flying Spies Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 27, 2011 tagged historynonfiction

The Lost Bank The Story of Washington Mutual -- The Biggest Bank Failure in American History by Kirsten Grind (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on December 13, 2013 tagged historynonfiction
    How hubris, greed, dysfunction, and just plain bad leadership brought down Washington Mutual Bank.

Lost Childhood My Life in a Japanese Prison Camp During World War II by Annelex Hofstra Layson (2008)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 24, 2011 tagged biographyhistory

The Lost Cyclist The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance by David V. Herlihy (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 28, 2012 tagged history

Lost States True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It by Michael J. Trinklein (2010)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 4, 2011 tagged history

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

Madison Square Tragedy: The Murder of Stanford White (Treasury of XXth Century Murder) by Rick Geary (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on July 1, 2016 tagged graphic novelhistorymystery

March Book One by John Lewis (2013)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on January 17, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory
    The story of Congressman John Lewis' early life and activism during the 1960s Civil Rights struggles.

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by theo on December 5, 2014 tagged history
    A candid history of Marvel Comics, the good and the bad, from its inception in the thirties through modern times.

Marzi a memoir by Marzena Sowa, Sylvain Savoia (2011)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on December 23, 2011 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory

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

Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom by Leila Schneps, Coralie Colmez (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on April 29, 2016 tagged historyscience

Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City's First Century by Matthew J. Prigge (2015)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 5, 2016 tagged essayshistorynonfiction

Miracle at Fenway The Inside Story of the Boston Red Sox 2004 Championship Season by Saul Wisnia (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on January 16, 2015 tagged history

Moonshine A Cultural History of America's Infamous Liquor by Jaime Joyce (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 1, 2014 tagged history
    A history of homemade liquor focused on the contentious decades after Prohibition.

A Most Imperfect Union A Contrarian History of the United States by Ilan Stavans (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on February 6, 2015 tagged history

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

My Mother's Wars by Lillian Faderman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 22, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    Lillian’s mother dreamed of becoming a dancer. But after she's kicked out of her home, her life took a bad turn.

NonNonBa by Shigeru Mizuki (2012)
    Reviewed by wally on May 15, 2015 tagged biographyhistoryparanormal

The Notes Ronald Reagan's Private Collection of Stories and Wisdom by Ronald Reagan, Douglas Brinkley (2011)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 2, 2011 tagged biographyhistory

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

Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs: A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder by Ben Mezrich (2016)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on July 29, 2016 tagged history

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.

One Nation Under Sex How the Private Lives of Presidents, First Ladies and Their Lovers Changed the Course of American History by Larry Flynt, David Eisenbach (2011)
    Reviewed by sharonlevin on January 27, 2012 tagged history

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.

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

Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki, Jocelyne Allen (2011)
    Reviewed by wally on November 13, 2015 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory

The Other Paris by Luc Sante (2015)
    Reviewed by wally on April 29, 2016 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

Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs by Ruth Thomson (2014)
    Reviewed by robert on November 13, 2015 tagged artcoffee table bookhistorynonfiction

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

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

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

The Presidents Fact Book The Achievements, Campaigns, Events, Triumphs, Tragedies and Legacies of Every President from George Washington to Barack Obama by Roger Matuz, Bill Harris (2012)
    Reviewed by billba on June 22, 2012 tagged historyreference

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

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan, Nancy Carpenter (2014)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 3, 2014 tagged historypicture book
    Queen Victoria can’t simply go for a swim. So her husband builds her a contraption to give her some privacy.

The Railway Man A POW’s Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness by Eric Lomax (2008)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 31, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    POW Neil Lomax helped construct the Burma-Siam railway. 30 years later he meets a soldier who tortured him.

Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel (2015)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on February 5, 2016 tagged history

Republic by Plato, Robin Waterfield (2008)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by guest on January 27, 2012 tagged historyliterary

Resistance Book 1 by Carla Jablonski , Leland Purvis (2010)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on May 28, 2010 tagged graphic novelhistory

Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through The Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney (2015)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on April 22, 2016 tagged historynonfiction

The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy by James Cross Giblin (2009)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 6, 2010 tagged biographyhistory

Robbers! True Stories of the World's Most Notorious Thieves (It Actually Happened) by Andreas Schroeder, Rémy Simard (2012)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 28, 2015 tagged chapter bookhistorynonfiction

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