Results for Non Fiction + Generational & Family Sagas + 1940s & '50s

Select your view:
  • Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp
    Helga Weiss
    Paperback: 02/10/2014
    The remarkable diary of a young girl who survived the Holocaust—appearing in English for the first time.
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Paperback: 03/08/2011
    Winner of BookBrowse's 2010 Best Book Award
    Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put ...
  • Ava's Man
    Rick Bragg
    Paperback: 08/01/2002
    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All Over but the Shoutin’ continues his personal history of the...

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 3

Page 1 of 1
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Genre
Filter by Setting

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.


Free Weekly Newsletter

Keep up with what's happening in the world of books:
Reviews, previews, interviews and more!

Spam Free: Your email is never shared with anyone; opt out any time.