Kirkus Reviews

Best History Books of 2015


ARDENNES 1944 by Antony Beevor
Viking / Nov. 3rd, 2015 / 978-0-670-02531-2
THE CRIME AND THE SILENCE by Anna Bikont translated by Alissa Valles
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sept. 15th, 2015 / 978-0-374-17879-6
THE GAY REVOLUTION by Lillian Faderman
Simon & Schuster / Sept. 8th, 2015 / 978-1-4516-9411-6
DAYS OF RAGE by
Penguin Press / April 7th, 2015 / 978-1-59420-429-6
WENT THE DAY WELL? by David Crane
Knopf / April 29th, 2015 / 978-0-307-59492-1
OUR MAN IN CHARLESTON by Christopher Dickey
Crown / July 21st, 2015 / 978-0-307-88727-6
THE QUARTET by Joseph J. Ellis
Knopf / May 5th, 2015 / 978-0-385-35340-3
1920 by Eric Burns
Pegasus / May 15th, 2015 / 978-1-60598-772-9
THE GREAT DIVIDE by Thomas Fleming
Da Capo / March 15th, 2015 / 978-0-306-82127-1
SPAIN by Robert Goodwin
Bloomsbury / July 21st, 2015 / 978-1-62040-360-0
RAVENSBRÜCK by Sarah Helm
Talese/Doubleday / March 31st, 2015 / 978-0-385-52059-1
ANONYMOUS SOLDIERS by Bruce Hoffman
Knopf / Feb. 24th, 2015 / 978-0307594716
SWANSONG 1945 by Walter Kempowski translated by Shaun Whiteside
Norton / April 13th, 2015 / 978-0-393-24815-9
THE MAKING OF ASIAN AMERICA by Erika Lee
Simon & Schuster / Sept. 1st, 2015 / 978-1-4767-3940-3
THE WAR ON ALCOHOL by Lisa McGirr
Norton / Nov. 11th, 2015 / 978-0-393-06695-1
EIGHTY-EIGHT YEARS by Patrick Rael
Univ. of Georgia / Aug. 15th, 2015 / 978-0-8203-4839-1
TARGET TOKYO by James M. Scott
Norton / April 13th, 2015 / 978-0-393-08962-2
NAGASAKI by Susan Southard
Viking / July 28th, 2015 / 978-0-670-02562-6
THE DEVIL'S CHESSBOARD by
Harper/HarperCollins / Oct. 13th, 2015 / 978-0-06-227616-2
KL by Nikolaus Wachsmann
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / April 14th, 2015 / 978-0374118259
THEIR LAST FULL MEASURE by Joseph Wheelan
Da Capo / April 1st, 2015 / 978-0-306-82360-2
1944 by Jay Winik
Simon & Schuster / Sept. 22nd, 2015 / 978-1-4391-1408-7