Non-Fiction - Historical

It Was What It Was

My Memoir
By Diane Haley Toney

It Was What It Was: My Memoir by Diane Haley Toney is a memoir of growing up in the idyllic post-war era of the American South during the 1950s. It Was What It Was begins without much of a preamble and jumps into the beginning...

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In The Afternoon Sun

My Alexandria
By Julie Hill

In The Afternoon Sun: My Alexandria by Julie Hill is a memoir that captures the pulse and soul of the city of Alexandria in Egypt, a story that transports readers to a metropolis that was once a melting pot of cultures and civilizations. Her parents...

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I Had Jelly on My Nose And a Hole in My Breeches

The Memoir of a Boy on His Dangerous Journey
By Robert McNally

Robert McNally tells readers in the introduction to I Had Jelly on My Nose And a Hole in My Breeches that his friends call him “the memory man”, and boy, are they right! What an astounding memory McNally has for times, places, names and...

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If You Were Me and Lived in... Viking Europe

An Introduction to Civilizations Throughout Time (Volume 3)
By Carole P. Roman

Carole P. Roman and Mateya Markova have created a delightful children’s book in If You Were Me and Lived in… Viking Europe. I have two grandsons who love Vikings, and this book brings many elements of history and culture together in a way that makes...

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If I'd a Knowed

A Gay Writer Writes About Writing and Other Stuff
By Tom Beattie

If I'd a Knowed: A Gay Writer Writes About Writing and Other Stuff is a non-fiction collection of memoirs and essays written by Tom Beattie. Beattie always knew he was destined to be a writer and have his works published, but he wasn't quite prepared...

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In The Blood Of The Greeks, The Illustrated Companion

Intertwined Souls: Eva and Zoe Companion Series, Volume 1
By Mary D. Brooks

In The Blood Of The Greeks - The Illustrated Companion: Intertwined Souls: Eva and Zoe Companion Series, Volume 1 is an educational historical companion volume to the Intertwined Souls Series written by Mary D. Brooks and illustrated by Lucia Nobrega. Part of the book is...

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Inventors and Impostors

A Sordid History of Innovation and Imitation
By Daniel Diehl,Mark P. Donnelly

Inventors & Impostors: A Sordid History of Innovation and Imitation by Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly is a collection of stories depicting the circumstances in which many of the modern wonders which we all take for granted really came into existence. It begins with the...

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Instigators of the Apocalypse

By Kevin Timothy O'Kane

Sometimes, a superbly written and impeccably researched book is like a relationship: the more you invest, the more you get out of the experience. Instigators of the Apocalypse by Kevin Timothy O’Kane is a challenging, educational, and infinitely fascinating treatise that reads like the offspring...

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If These Trees Could Only Talk

An Anecdotal History of New York City's Pelham Bay Park
By Theodore L. Kazimiroff

If These Trees Could Only Talk by Theodore Kazimiroff is actually a prequel to his first book entitled The Last Algonquin. It is intended to clarify and add to the stories told in the first book. I liked the fact that the author has done...

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Immigration

How to Avoid its Perils and Make it Work
By Bruce D. Thatcher

These days it is nearly impossible to talk about a controversial issue such as immigration without the conversation turning contentious. That is exactly why Bruce Thatcher’s "Immigration: How to Avoid Its Perils and Make It Work" is so refreshing. Instead of manipulating the facts to...

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