We’ve added some of books from Amazon’s list of best history books of 2018. Is there one that interests you?

These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Amazon Best History Books List 2018

An America Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizer Khan, Call Number: 305.891 K453a

Cover of Apollo 8American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton, Call Number: 364.16 B599a

Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon by Jeffrey Kluger, Call Number: 629.45 K667a

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes by Adam Rutherford, Call Number 611 R975b

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly, Call Number: 629.45 K298e

Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry, Call Number: 952.05 P265g

Grant by Ron Chernow, Call Number: 973.8 G763c

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah, Call Number: 303.49 H254h

Cover of Killers of the Flower MoonHue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam by Mark Bowden, Call Number: 959.704 B784h

The Jersey Brothers: a Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and his Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home by Sally Mott Freeman, Call Number: 940.54 F855j

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann, Call Number: PB GRA

Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson, Call Number: 709.2 L581w

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston, Call Number: PB PRE

Cover of The Lost City of the Monkey GodThe Ranger Force: Darby’s Rangers in World War II by Col. Robert W. Black, Call Number: 940.54 B627r

Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime by Ben Blume, Call Number: 364.15 B658r

Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum, Call Number: 947.708 A648r

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce, Call Number: 320.51 L935r

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn, Call Number: 289.9 J776g

Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan, Call Number: 070.5 H141s

Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History by Katy Tur, Call Number: 324.973 G798u

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Call Number: 305.896 C652w

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