This month's highlighted recommendations

All the books listed in our six categories are highly recommended for anyone loving to read of the past for enjoyment, enlightenment or to help create a better future for all. This month, we highlight:

The Days of the French Revolution Cover Image

"An enjoyable read while sipping Congnac and smoking a Gauloises overlooking the Seine."

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Cover Image

"Catherine's love affair with French Enlightenment took a sharp turn when Louis XVI's head was separated from the rest of his body."

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Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics Cover Image

"read this book to understand the difference between being anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli."

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Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent Cover Image

"This book is a beacon by those who remember in order to protect the world against those who forget."

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The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I Cover Image

"A phenomenal work about the prelude to World War I."

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