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Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 15:10

Author(s):
Mark Booth

Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret History of the World, The Sacred History takes you on a captivating journey through the great myths of ancient civilizations to the astounding discoveries of the modern era...Read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 22:45

Author(s):
John Hemming

“Distinguished by an extraordinary empathy, a feeling of one’s way into the minds of the sixteenth-century Spaniards and Indians . . . Provocative.” — New York Times.

“An extraordinary book. Combining rigorous historical research...Read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 22:44

Author(s):
Buddy Levy

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary...Read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 22:42

Author(s):
Roger Crowley

In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic clash between rival empires and faiths for control...Read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 22:40

Author(s):
Robert L. O'Connell

NATIONAL BESTSELLER. For millennia, Carthage’s triumph over Rome at Cannae in 216 B.C. has inspired reverence and awe. No general since has matched Hannibal’s most unexpected, innovative, and brutal military victory. Now Robert L. O’...Read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 22:39

Author(s):
Tom Holland

In the fifth century B.C., a global superpower was determined to bring truth and order to what it regarded as two terrorist states. The superpower was Persia, incomparably rich in ambition, gold, and men. The terrorist states were Athens...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:28

Author(s):
Tamim Ansary

We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years.
In Destiny Disrupted, Tamim Ansary tells the rich...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:27

Author(s):
Burjor Avari

This carefully crafted study presents the fascinating story of the development and establishment of India’s culture and civilization from early pre-history through to the early second millennium.

Encompassing topics such as the...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:25

Author(s):
Dominique Atkinson

This Book Contains the Fundamental History, Early Influences, Life Changing Events, & Lasting Impact of Historical Figures such as Moses, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Gandhi, St. and Many Others!

The 21st century stands...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:23

 
Author(s):
Daniel Ogden

In a culture where the supernatural possessed an immediacy now strange to us, magic was of great importance both in the literary and mythic tradition and in ritual practice. Recently, ancient magic has hit a high in popularity, both as...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:20

Author(s):
Scott Wallace

The unconquered tells the extraordinary true story of a journey into the deepest decesses of the amazon to track one of the planet’s last uncontacted indifenous tribes.
 
Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:17

Author(s):
David Grann

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Bestseller
 
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the...Read more

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 02:16

Author(s):
Mark Adams

What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?

In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 02:01

Author(s):
Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Dick Davis, Azar Nafisi

The great national epic of Persia—the most complete English-language edition and definitive translation by Dick Davis, available in a deluxe edition by Penguin Classics.

Wherever Persian influence has spread, the stories of the...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 02:00

Author(s):
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer, Nick Harris, Helen Ward, Ian Andrew

Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt — and the thrill of uncovering mysteries that have lain hidden for thousands of years? Not the feisty Miss Emily Sands, who in 1926, four years after the discovery of King Tut's tomb, led an...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:54

Author(s):
Adrian Ambrose

The relationship and search for God, gods, or goddesses is one of civilized man’s earliest preoccupations. Our place in the universe is anything but certain and with that uncertainty comes the need for explanation and a yearning for...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:52

Author(s):
Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann, Christian Rätsch

World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers.

  • Numerous new and rare color photographs
  • ...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:48

 
Author(s):
Duncan Ryan

While every schoolchild is familiar with the wonders of ancient Egypt and most are familiar, at least in passing, with the great civilizations of Assyria and Babylon in Mesopotamia, there is one great power of the ancient Near East that...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:43

Author(s):
Kim MacQuarrie

Unique portraits of legendary characters along South America’s mountain spine, from Charles Darwin to the present day, told by a master traveler and observer.

The Andes Mountains are the world’s longest mountain chain, linking most...Read more

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:42

Author(s):
Carl Ruck, Mark Alwin Hoffman, Jose Alfredo Gonzalez Celdran

This illustrated book traces the history of an unlikely force in the shaping of Western civilization: the use of psychedelic mushrooms, namely by a secret society called the cult of Mithras. Nero was the first emperor to be initiated by...Read more

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