These Short History Books Will Make You Smarter in a Snap

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Ten Days in a Mad-House

Ten Days in a Mad-House

By Nellie Bly

The Tudor Tutor

The Tudor Tutor

By Barb Alexander

Thirteen

Thirteen

By Henry S. F. Cooper Jr.

Red Road from Stalingrad

Red Road from Stalingrad

By Mansur Abdulin

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Lifeboat No. 8

By Elizabeth Kaye

short history books

Very, Very, Very Dreadful

By Albert Marrin

short history books

The Professor and the Madman

By Simon Winchester

short history books

Voices from Chernobyl

By Svetlana Alexievich

short history books

First They Killed My Father

By Loung Ung

short history books

Cassandra

By Florence Nightingale