Top 10 Must Read Historical Best Selling Books

10 Best Sellers in Historical Books You Must Read

Here you will find ten of the best Historical Novels in the world, based on experience, user review and volume of sales. Having explored, read or at the very least skimmed the books I bring you the best 10 Historical that are worth your time and energy to read.

The following Historical books were chosen after much debate, each one offers a value and a insight and one is not necessarily better than the other, however for this article we must choose. Humans have such vast experiences and I hope these 10 books will enhance your world and understanding. This post contains some affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you.

The 48 Laws of Power

Author: Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power

Headline: In the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books; 1st edition (September 1, 2000)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 452 pages

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A Promised Land (Random House Large Print)

Author: Barack Obama

A Promised Land (Random House Large Print)

Headline: Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Random House Large Print; Large type / Large print edition (December 8, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1136 pages

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Chaos

Author: Tom O’Neill

Chaos

Headline: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Back Bay Books (June 23, 2020)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 528 pages

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Man’s Search for Meaning

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Man’s Search for Meaning

Headline: This seminal book, which has been called “one of the outstanding contributions to psychological thought” by Carl Rogers and “one of the great books of our time” by Harold Kushner, has been translated into more than fifty languages and sold over sixteen million copies.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0807014273

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Beacon Press; 1st edition (June 1, 2006)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages

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The Great Dissenter

Author: Peter Canellos

The Great Dissenter

Headline: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08LDWTQVF

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster (June 8, 2021)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 620 pages

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Killing the Mob

Author: Bill O’Reilly

Killing the Mob

Headline: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America (Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Series)

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08MYNBDXW

Publisher ‏ : ‎ St. Martin’s Press (May 4, 2021)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 286 pages

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In Order to Live

Author: Yeonmi Park

In Order to Live

Headline: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books; Reprint edition (September 27, 2016)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages

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Night (Night)

Author: Elie Wiesel

Night (Night)

Headline: Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie’s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author’s original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man’s capacity for inhumanity to man.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0374500010

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Hill and Wang (January 16, 2006)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 120 pages

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Empire of the Summer Moon

Author: S. C. Gwynne

Empire of the Summer Moon

Headline: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Constable; 19th edition (July 1, 2011)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 400 pages

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Kiyo’s Story

Author: Kiyo Sato

Kiyo’s Story

Headline: A Japanese-American Family’s Quest for the American Dream

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004HYHB5M

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Soho Press (April 1, 2009)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 353 pages

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Top 10 Historical Novels in the World

Hope this list is helpful and look forward to hearing from you about alternate Historical books that you have enjoyed and other may also. 

How to Choose the Right Historical Books for You

  • Read what you like and own your choices.
  • Find books in the preview that are paced right for you.
  • Pick the right genre
  • Does the cover art appeal to you? Yes I know what they say but sod that.
  • Ask yourself and the universe what you need right now.
  • Have Fun

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Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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