US History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
    1. Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Martin Dugard and Bill O'Reilly Published: September 27, 2011 Score: 96.43
  2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Published: March 8, 2011 Score: 33.37
  3. The Original Classic UNCLE TOM'S CABIN [Illustrated]
    3. The Original Classic UNCLE TOM'S CABIN [Illustrated] by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Includes Dynamic Chapter Linking For Easy Navigation Published: October 24, 2011 Score: 26.03
  4. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
    4. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson Published: May 10, 2011 Score: 20.44
  5. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    5. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Published: February 1, 2011 Score: 18.25
  6. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
    6. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin Published: November 23, 2011 Score: 13.59
  7. Child Called It
    7. Child Called It by Dave J. Pelzer Published: February 10, 2000 Score: 12.43
  8. Decision Points
    8. Decision Points by George W. Bush Published: November 9, 2010 Score: 11.38
  9. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
    9. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson Published: February 10, 2004 Score: 9.76
  10. Tuesdays with Morrie
    10. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom Published: October 1, 2004 Score: 9.13
  11. 'The Things They Carried' - Tim O'Brien: A Critical Essay
    11. 'The Things They Carried' - Tim O'Brien: A Critical Essay by David Wheeler Published: November 17, 2011 Score: 9.02
  12. Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis Thomas Jefferson And The Opening Of The American West
    12. Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis Thomas Jefferson And The Opening Of The American West by Stephen E. Ambrose and Cotter Smith Published: June 1, 2001 Score: 8.34
  13. Kitchen Confidential
    13. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Published: December 10, 2008 Score: 7.44
  14. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with
    14. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with "A True Tale of Slavery" by John S. Jacobs (John Harvard Library) by Harriet A. Jacobs, Jean Fagan Yellin and John S. Jacobs Published: November 30, 2009 Score: 6.18
  15. The Federalist Papers
    15. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay Published: September 10, 2011 Score: 6.13
  16. Letters of a Woman Homesteader
    16. Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Published: April 27, 2011 Score: 4.8
  17. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Vintage)
    17. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Vintage) by Isabel Wilkerson Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 4.06
  18. Fast Food Nation
    18. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser Published: January 17, 2001 Score: 3.68
  19. Empire of the Summer Moon
    19. Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne Published: May 25, 2010 Score: 3.64
  20. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
    20. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge Published: December 18, 2008 Score: 3.45
  21. A Walk in the Woods
    21. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson Published: November 1, 2001 Score: 3.27
  22. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    22. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff Published: April 26, 2011 Score: 3.23
  23. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
    23. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen Published: October 16, 2007 Score: 3.21
  24. Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy
    24. Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy by Caroline Kennedy and Michael Beschloss Published: September 14, 2011 Score: 3.17
  25. Being George Washington: The Indispensable Man, as You've Never Seen Him
    25. Being George Washington: The Indispensable Man, as You've Never Seen Him by Glenn Beck Published: November 22, 2011 Score: 3.17

See also:

  1. History Books
  2. US Revolution & Founding Books
  3. US Colonial Period Books
  4. 21st Century US History Books
  5. US State & Local History Books
  6. African American History Books
  7. 19th Century US History Books
  8. 20th Century US History Books
  9. US Civil War Books
  10. World History Books
  11. American History Books
  12. European History Books
  13. Gay & Lesbian History Books
  14. Ancient History Books
  15. Russian History Books
  16. History of Australia & Oceania Books
  17. Children's Arthurian Literature
  18. Sheet Music & Scores by Stravinsky
  19. Juggling
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  21. Dreams Books
  22. Microsoft Word Books
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  24. Sailing Narratives
  25. Chinese Books on Cassette
  26. Teen Literature & Fiction Books
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  28. Nursing References