Today in History Reading List

The Today In History Reading List is a list of books, fiction and non-fiction, to go along with some of the events that happened today.

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Today in History: A Reading List

I normally do four events for the Today in History reading list but I just couldn’t choose this time so I did five. Check out a day full of Emperors and presidents, Samurai and various kinds of rebels. We give you one non-fiction and one fictional work to go with each event.

Reading List: The World of Penny Dreadful

Jim and I (Michelle) are fans of Showtime’s new series Penny Dreadful, which takes and twists classic literary characters and throws them in with original (or are they?) characters, where they get down to business (see also: wreak havoc) in the ballrooms and back alleys of 19th century London…