Fall 2016 – The Beginning
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman
Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer
The Battle for Leyte Gulf by C. Vann Woodward

Spring 2017
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky
Lone Star Nation by H.W. Brands
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard

Fall 2017
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Gamble: General Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks
SPQR:  A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
Hero of the Empire:  The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard

Spring 2018
The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present by John Pomfret
Twilight of the Belle Epoque: The Paris of Picasso, Stravinsky, Proust, Renault, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, and Their Friends through the Great War by Mary McAuliffe
The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson

Fall 2018
Empires of the Sea: the Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World by Roger Crowley
Churchill and Orwell: the Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks
Cattle Kingdom: the Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Christopher Knowlton

Spring 2019
Grant by Ron Chernow
For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History by Sarah Rose
Rubicon: The Last Days of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam by Frances FitzGerald

Fall 2019
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William J. Bernstein
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

Spring 2020
Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul by Charles King
Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906 by David Cannadine
Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in WWII by Arthur Herman

Fall 2020
Bolívar: American Liberator
by Marie Arana
The Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David Blight
The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found by Violet Moller

Spring 2021
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas by Roger Crowley
The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy by Rick Atkinson