History Hit Book Club
This series is a live filmed video call between the History Hit Book Club presenters and the authors of the books we've read as a group. The History Hit Book Club is a global online community who are passionate about history. Delve into the best of historical writing, explore new aspects of the past and even change the way you see the world.
Sign up here: https://shop.historyhit.com/product/book-club/
History Hit Book Club membership includes:
A new book to read every 2 months.
Free access to History Hit events.
A £5 Amazon voucher towards the cost of the book.
Exclusive access to an online Q&A between History Hit presenters and the author
Regular emails from History Hit, our presenters and insights from the author to keep your reading on track
Online Coffee Mornings with all members
A chance to buddy up with other book club members via online meet ups
How it works:
Members read one book every 2 months selected by History Hit.
The next book reading cycles will be May/June.
You will be billed on 1st of each month
Your £5 Amazon voucher will be sent on the first week of the new book cycle
The live Q&A with the Author will be on the last week of the second month.
If you sign up after the 1st of the month of the new book cycle, you will be placed in the following cycle.
Other books have included
The Ruin of All Witches: Life and Death in the New World
River Kings: The Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads
The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English
Powers and Thrones
Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs
The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream
Scoff: A History of Food and Class in Britain
The Survival of the Princes in the Tower : Murder, Mystery and Myth
The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
The Beauty and the Terror
D:Day: The Soldiers’ Story
The Butchering Art
In Conversation with Philip Gray, Author of Two Storm Wood
Philip Grey was the History Hit Book Club's "In Converation With..." event for May. This is an extra event put on specifically for Book Club members.
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1919. On the desolate battlefields of northe...
Eleanor Janega in Conversation with the History Hit Book Club
History Hit Book Club with Malcolm Gaskill
Matt Lewis is joined by Malcolm Gaskill, author of The Ruin of All Witches, to discuss the power of belief and fear, creating a compelling microhistory, and how 17th century dreams for the New World crumbled on contact with reality.
History Hit Book Club with Cat Jarman | River Kings
Matt Lewis is joined by his Gone Medieval co-host Cat Jarman, author of River Kings: the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads.
Told as a riveting story of the Vikings and the methods we use to understand them, River Kings is a major reassessment of the fierce, often-mythologised voyagers ...
History Hit Book Club: Becoming FDR with Jonathan Darman
Alex Spencer chats to to Jonathan Darman, the author of 'Becoming FDR
The Personal Crisis that Made a President'
In popular memory, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the quintessential political “natural.” Born in 1882 to a wealthy, influential family and blessed with an abundance of charm and chari...
History Hit Book Club with Dan Jones | Powers and Thrones
This is a recording of the live Q&A between Tristan Hughes and Dan Jones where they discuss everything about Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages.
History Hit Book Club with Robin Schaefer
History Hit's Alex Spencer talks to Robin Schaefer on his book Blood, Dust & Snow: Diaries of a Panzer Commander in Germany and on the Eastern Front
History Hit Book Club | Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs
This is a recording of the live Q&A between Tristan Hughes and Camilla Townsend where they discuss everything about Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs.
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The History Hit Book Club is a global onlin...
History Hit Book Club Live: Tristan Hughes on Writing History
Alex Spencer and Tristan Hughes discuss Tristan's process of writing The Perdiccas Years: 323-320 BC. This was part of the History Hit Book Club's live event series. To join the book club you can sign up using this link: https://shop.historyhit.com/product/book-club/.
Members get the following ...
History Hit Book Club: Matt Lewis and Charles Spencer Live Q&A on The White Ship
For June and July, the History Hit Book Club read The White Ship by Charles Spencer. At the end of the second month, History Hit host a live Q&A between one of our presenters and the author.
History Hit Book Club: Pen Vogler Q&A with Alice Loxton
The History Hit Book Club read for April and May 2022 was Pen Vogler's Scoff: A History of Food and Class in Britain. In this recorded Q&A, History Hit's Alice Loxton talks to Pen to discuss everything about her process in writing the book, as well as her views on food and history.
History Hit Book Club - Live Q&A with Hana Videen