Category: Nonfiction

Review: The Map of Knowledge by Violet Moller #NonfictionNovember

Review: The Map of Knowledge by Violet Moller #NonfictionNovember

Title: The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities Author: Violet Moller Publication: March 19, 2020 by Pan Macmillan Genre: Nonfiction, History Find it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 4/5★ In The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the […]


Review: The Story of the World in 100 Moments by Neil Oliver #NonfictionNovember

Review: The Story of the World in 100 Moments by Neil Oliver #NonfictionNovember

Title: The Story of the World in 100 Moments Author: Neil Oliver Publication: September 16, 2021 by Bantam Press Genre: Nonfiction, History Find it on: Amazon | Book Depository | Google Play Rating: 4/5★ ‘Oliver is an evocative storyteller, vividly bringing his tales to life’ BBC History From Genghis Khan’s domination on earth to Armstrong’s […]


Review: The Sacred Band by James Romm #NonfictionNovember

Review: The Sacred Band by James Romm #NonfictionNovember

Posted November 17, 2022 by Stephanie in 3 Stars, Nonfiction, nonfiction november, Review / 9 Comments

Title: The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers and the Last Days of Greek Freedom Author: James Romm Publication: June 21, 2022 by Scribner Genre: Nonfiction, History, Ancient History, Military History Find it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Kobo Rating: 3/5★ From classicist James Romm comes a “striking…fascinating” (Booklist) deep […]


Mini Audiobook Reviews: Paleontology & Spirituality #NonfictionNovember

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Paleontology & Spirituality #NonfictionNovember

Title: The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times Author: Adrienne Mayor Publicatipn: February 23, 2021 Genre: Nonfiction, Paleontology, History, Ancient History Find it on: Audible | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Kobo Rating: 4/5★ Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants–these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern […]


Review: Tutankhamun: Pharaoh, Icon, Enigma by Joyce Tyldesley #NonfictionNovember

Review: Tutankhamun: Pharaoh, Icon, Enigma by Joyce Tyldesley #NonfictionNovember

Title: Tutankhamun: Pharaoh, Icon, Enigma Author: Joyce Tyldesley Publication: October 27, 2022 by Headline Genre: Nonfiction, Ancient History Find it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 5/5★ Pharaoh. Icon. Enigma. Lost for three thousand years, misunderstood for a century. A hundred years ago, a team of […]


Review: Cities that Shaped the Ancient World #NonfictionNovember

Review: Cities that Shaped the Ancient World #NonfictionNovember

Title: Cities that Shaped the Ancient World Editor: John Julius Norwich Publication: September 13, 2022 by Thames & Hudson Genre: Nonfiction, Ancient History Find it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Kobo Rating: 4/5★ John Julius Norwich presents a sweeping tour of forty great cities that shaped the ancient world and […]


Review: The War That Made the Roman Empire by Barry Strauss

Review: The War That Made the Roman Empire by Barry Strauss

Title: The War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium Author: Barry Strauss Publication: March 22nd 2022 by Simon Schuster Genre: Nonfiction, History, Ancient History Find it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 5/5★ The gripping story of one of history’s most […]