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December 11, 2017

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These nonfiction history books - ranging in topic from the very particular (London fog) to the sweeping general (world history) - are all written in a compelling narrative style that reads "like a story." Scroll down to the bottom for links to works by other recommended narrative-history authors.

 

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Jack Weatherford

Jack Weatherford

Weatherford is an anthropology professor whose narrative nonfiction sheds new light on our understanding of the Mongol Empire as well as Native American cultures.


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Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester

A British author who is perhaps best known for his book "The Professor and the Madman," Winchester is a scholarly writer with an accessible style who explores overlooked nooks of history."


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