Crowdsourced History Reading — TA’s List No. 10: Stragglers and Addenda

* 5 books that didn’t seem to fit onto any other list, and

* 3 addenda which will also go, retroactively, onto the “first hand accounts”, “women’s history” and “literary and cultural history” lists.

 

THE STRAGGLERS

* David P. Silverman: Ancient Egypt
* Linda Schele & David A. Freidel: A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya
* Stefan Zweig: Joseph Fouché
* David Graeber: Debt: The First 5,000 Years
* Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Time

THE ADDENDA

* Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Gulag Archipelago
* Helen Keller: The Story of My Life
* Agatha Christie:  An Autobiography

 

 

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