Great War 100 Reads

Commemorating the centenary of the First World War in books

Non Fiction

Lucy Adlington, Great War Fashion: Tales from the History Wardrobe

S. Ansky, The Enemy at His Pleasure: A Journey Through the Jewish Pale of Settlement During WWI

Pierre Berton, Vimy

Laura Brandon, Art or Memorial? The Forgotten History of Canada’s War Art

Christopher M Clark, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Tim Cook, At the Sharp End: Canadians Fighting the Great War 1914-1916

Tim Cook, Shock Troops: Canadians Fighting the Great War 1917-1918

Tim Cook, Vimy: The Battle and the Legend

Modris Eksteins, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

Peter Englund, The Beauty and the Sorrow

Suzanne Evans, Mothers of Heroes, Mothers of Martyrs: World War I and the Politics of Grief

David Fromkin, A Peace to End All Peace: Creating the Modern Middle East, 1914-1922

Paul Fussell, The Great War and Modern Memory

Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw, A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

J.L. Granatstein, The Greatest Victory: Canada’s One Hundred Days, 1918

Sandra Gwyn, Tapestry of War: A Private View of Canadians in the Great War

Robert Konduros and Richard Parrish, World War I: A Monumental History

Ben Macintyre, The Englishman’s Daughter: A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I (in UK: A Foreign Field)

Alan Livingstone MacLeod, Remembered in Bronze and Stone

Margaret MacMillan, Paris 1919

Margaret MacMillan, The War that Ended Peace

Eric McGeer, Canada’s Dream Shall Be of Them: Canadian Epitaphs of the Great War

Ian McKay and Jamie Swift, The Vimy Trap (or How We Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Great War)

Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell, L.M. Montgomery and War

Virginia Nicholson, Singled Out: How 2 Million Women Survived Without Men After the First World War

Dean F Oliver and Laura Brandon, Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience 1914-1945

Tammy M. Proctor, Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War

Heather Robertson, A Terrible Beauty: The Art of Canada at War

Robert Shipley, To Mark our Place: A History of Canadian War Memorials

Elizabeth Shipton, Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War

Catherine Speck, Beyond the Battlefield: Women Artists of the Two World Wars

Adrienne Thomas, Katrin Becomes a Soldier

Maria Tippett, Art at the Service of War: Canada, Art and the Great War

Barbara W. Tuchman, The Guns of August

Barbara W. Tuchman, The Proud Tower

Jonathan F. Vance, Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

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