Since 1997, you’ve been coming to to discuss everything from Stephen King to writing to Harry Potter. You’ve made our site more than a place to discover your next book: you’ve made it a community. But like all things internet, is growing and changing. We've said goodbye to our community message boards—but that doesn’t mean we won’t still be a place for adventurous readers to connect and discover.

Now, you can explore the most exciting new titles (and remember the classics) at the Barnes & Noble Book Blog. Check out conversations with authors like Jeff VanderMeer and Gary Shteyngart at the B&N Review, and browse write-ups of the best in literary fiction. Come to our Facebook page to weigh in on what it means to be a book nerd. Browse digital deals on the NOOK blog, tweet about books with us,or self-publish your latest novella with NOOK Press. And for those of you looking for support for your NOOK, the NOOK Support Forums will still be here.

We will continue to provide you with books that make you turn pages well past midnight, discover new worlds, and reunite with old friends. And we hope that you’ll continue to tell us how you’re doing, what you’re reading, and what books mean to you.

Posts: 21
Registered: ‎03-24-2009
0 Kudos

Re: Favorite History Book, and Why? Please respond.



Dallek is a no-brainer in my estimation.  He has never disappointed.  I would second the suggestion for his book on Nixon and Kissinger down the line.  


Meanwhile, I eagerly await an opening comment/question on the Franklin biography.  It's an easy read, but I find it interesting that Isaacson frequently mentions other historians' perspectives with which he disagrees.  Hopefully a member can comment on this, as I lack the historical background on Franklin to evaluate the validity of his views