Bookclub Wednesday, June 02, 2021

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Good book recommendations on Korean history? From the ancient world to modern times, as long as it’s good, I don’t care.


Any favorite architectural history books? Can be specific movements/buildings/architects/places, or more general surveys—all are appreciated!


Came here with a few recommendations on books I just finished. Highly recommend: Marc Morris’ *The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England*; Pierre Berton’s *War of 1812*; Marie Arana’s *Bolivar: American Liberator*; and David Van Reybrouk’s *Congo: The Epic History of a People*


I finished **Nicholas And Alexandra: The Last Tsar and His Family by Robert Massie** which I started last week. Really liked it. Lots on haemophilia (as the author’s son had it) and also quit a bit on Rasputin. Highly recommend if into royals or Russian history. That leaves Massie’s book on Catherine the Great to get round to at some point and I’ve read everything major by him. Haven’t decided what read next. Quick edit – It will be **Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People by Julia Boyd**


Max hastings makes some great books on recent wars and unknown operations and stories