Feb 22

Best History & Biography Book of 2014

History & Biography IconDo you like books in the History & Biography genre? I will be sharing the best books in that genre from 2014 in a moment. You can see all of the genres ~here~ Here are the genres I previously showcased:

Business Genre

Debut Goodreads Author Genre

Fantasy Genre


Food & Cookbooks

Graphic Novels & Comics

Historical Fiction

History & Biography Collage1. A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

2. Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark

3. Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke

4. Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman by Robert L. O’Connell

5. Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris

6. Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery

7. In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides

8. Joss Whedon: The Biography by Amy Pascale

9. Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General (The Killing of Historical Figures) by Bill O’Reilly

10. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott

11. Michael Jordan: The Life by Roland Lazenby

12. Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis by Tim Townsend

13. Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr

14. Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman

15. The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames by Kai Bird

16. The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradlee Jr.

17. The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills

18. The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra by Helen Rappaport

19. The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs

20. The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt by Kara Cooney

Check back next week for a new genre.

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Hi, I’m Gina and owner of this blog. I'm married with numerous nieces and a nephews. I live in the Pittsburgh PA area. To work with me for a review for you, contact me at: gina@ginaslibrary.info

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