History Book Giveaway in October

The Historia website is giving away six books from the 2019 HWA/Sharpe Books Non-fiction Crown award shortlist this month. Below are the book titles and a description:

Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham (Bantam Press)

Utterly compelling and brilliantly conceived. An engaging and revelatory investigation into a devastating tragedy.

How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr (Bodley Head)

Highly original, readable, challenging and surprising, this peels back the history of America’s expansionist ambitions.

The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre (Penguin)

Riveting, full of tradecraft and thrills. This story of a KGB double agent is page-turning history at its best.

I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche by Sue Prideaux (Faber & Faber)

A vivid, immersive and insightful biography, framing the philosopher in a fresh and revealing light.

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (Windmill Books)

Colourful, fresh and brilliantly told, this new investigation of a century-old mystery into the fate of the Romanovs is both tragic and enthralling.

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold (Doubleday)

Eloquent, passionate and haunting. Rubenhold turns the spotlight on the women who were the Ripper’s victims and the complex pattern of their lives.
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