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microtherion · 2017-06-10 · Original thread
She also wrote some quite accessible books: https://www.amazon.com/SPQR-History-Ancient-Mary-Beard-ebook...
SeanBoocock · 2016-07-28 · Original thread
For those interested in historical topics, I would recommend Mary Beard's recent "SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome" (https://www.amazon.com/SPQR-History-Ancient-Mary-Beard/dp/08...) and Barbara Tuchman's classic on WWI, "The Guns of August" (https://www.amazon.com/Guns-August-Pulitzer-Prize-Winning-Ou...).

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