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History books published in December 2021

So it’s the new year. I know what you are thinking: what will 2022 bring? What are my resolutions for the year? And what history books were published in December 2021?

While I can’t help you with the first two points we have you covered with the third question…!

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The Best Popular History Books of 2021

What were the best popular history books published in hardback in 2021 in the UK?

These are the best popular history books that we have read and reviewed on this site.

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History books published in November 2021

There are fewer new history books released in November – no doubt it is considered a bit late for the Christmas market.

The quality still looks high though…

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History books published in October 2021

We are spoiled for choice this month, from the irreverent (“Ask A Historian”) to the serious (all the others!)

A few I am keeping an eye on are…

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History books published in September 2021

I’m pretty impressed with the new history book line-up for September 2021: 23 new ones including some big hitters such as: Mary Beard with “Twelve Ceasars” Dan Jones with “Powers and Thrones” Peter Ackroyd with “Innovation: History of England” They are all worth a browse, with some of the others catching my eye being “What […]

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History books published in August 2021

Last month’s history books (August 2021) are a fairly eclectic mix – geographically and through time, with flag mix: 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇩🇪🇩🇪🇫🇷🇫🇷🇮🇪🇮🇳🇮🇹🇳🇱🇷🇴🇷🇺. The ones I have my eye on are: The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris (Colin Jones), Scenes from Prehistoric Life (Francis Pryor) and perhaps also Paul Kenyon’s history of Romania. We should […]

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History books published in July 2021

Here is a list of history books released last month (July 2021) in the UK – one of which we have reviewed already: The Last Embassy. There is a focus on British history this month, and on the medieval period. But other countries such as China and the central Asian states also feature: 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇨🇳🇨🇳🇺🇲🇨🇬🇺🇿🇹🇯🇹🇲🇮🇹 Our […]

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History books published in June 2021

While we beaver away at our latest reviews of popular history books (watch this space / blog) I thought I would share the list of history books released last month (June 2021) in the UK. There is a pretty good mix, looking at different aspects of history eg architecture or clocks (I know that @andrewsallsbury1980 […]

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Podcast (of podcasts) launched!

You can now listen to the Popular History Book Reviews’ podcast! (of podcasts) here. When reading a book I will often search for the author on a podcast episode to hear them discuss their work. It is an amazing way to hear first-hand what the author is thinking and catch some of their enthusiasm for […]