Historical Fiction

The Results Of The 2017 Riot Reader Survey!

At the end of 2017, Rioter contributors talked about how many books they read, when they read, and what they read in our contributor reading survey. …

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“Locked Out of Time”: A Conversation with Deanne Stillman

<i>DEANNE STILLMAN’S WORK is like one of Georgia O’Keeffe’s landscapes, forcing a different perspective on the American West. Stillman re-catechizes our</i> …

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The Forgotten Plague | American Experience

<b>Sherwood Davies</b>: I can remember exactly where I was when my mother told me my father had died. We had snow. I was sitting on a step, trying to put on …

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11 Phenomenal Historical Fiction Books That Bring Your Favorite Era to Life

Historical fiction books are like doors that give us a glimpse into the past. Aside from attracting history buffs hungry for adventure, they also …

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Bright: Learn The Alternate History Of Netflix's Urban Fantasy

A new video from Netflix explores the alternate history of the world of their new release, <b>Bright</b>. The fantasy cop thriller starring Will Smith and …

Joel Edgerton

Best Teen Historical Fiction of 2017 (pg. 2)

A newly emancipated young woman finds love and tragedy as she marches to freedom during the Civil War Read full book review >

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December 8, 1881

A railroad bridge across the Missouri at St. Charles collapsed for the third time! Thirty one freight cars plunged into the river. It was also …

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Fox News “accidently” claims President Jimmy Carter is dead

An article published on Fox News’ website incorrectly stated former President Jimmy Carter died at the age of 93 in a story about George H.W. Bush …

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The Freedman’s Story

An escaped slave tells his story—including his account of his violent showdown with slave-catchers in Pennsylvania.<p><b>PART I.</b><p>(Read Part II, March 1866)<p><i>The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story</i> …

Frederick Douglass

Out now - LFC 125: The Alternative History

<i>LFC 125: The Alternative History</i> marks the special milestone through a wealth of stories featuring the players, managers and supporters who have …

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Six Picks: Historical Fiction

Who doesn’t love a story from the past… especially one with a little creative license? Historical fiction explores the richness of history by taking …

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Historical Fiction Vignettes – Ananya Balakrishnan | Ananya's blog

Vignette #1: Olivia’s Leg<p>My little sister, Olivia, is three. She doesn’t speak in full sentences yet. When we boarded the boat to America, she …

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Minsuh’ Historical Fiction Vignettes | MInsuh's Blog

<b>Two years to go</b><p>Girls my age, the girls who don’t have to go to dusty factories and live in one room with the whole family–they go to school. School …

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Jae’s historical fiction vignettes | JaeHyung's blog

Vignette Title: Last sunshine<p>Idea(s) being explored:child labor in 19th<p>Specific Historical connection: child labor in London coal mine<p>My friend Tomas …

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Noa’s historical fiction vignettes | Noa's blog

I got home early. I looked for my red dress. Finding it under a pile of other clothes, I slipped it on, grabbed my bag, and made my way onto the …

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Eduard’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Eduard's blog

<b>Killing Time</b><p>We had to wait for several days before we could enter America. There wasn’t much to do, but there were a lot of people. To make time …

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Historical Fiction Vignettes | Keshav's blog

Decadence | Vignette #1<p>“Add a glass of champagne, butler. And make sure to add some chocolate; I’ve heard that the mayor’s wife goes crazy for …

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Deven’s historical fiction vignette

<b>Outrageous</b>!<p>This is outrageous! One minute I’m the moneymaker in our family, the one who supports us, the one who makes the dough, but I come into the …

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Sora’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Sora's blog

Being an American as Jewish<p>When I got off the ship I looked for the Mulberry street. But first I had to get a medical check. To be honest I was …

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Surya Raghav’s Historical Fiction Vignettes—Humanities | Surya's blog

Anderson, Elizabeth. “How Bosses Are (Literally) like Dictators.” <i>Vox</i>, Vox, 17 July 2017, …

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GaYoung’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | GaYoung's blog

<b>Everything would be different</b><p>“Boom! Pew! Pew!”. Struggling, I managed to stand up on my lean legs and look for my brother, my only family after our …

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Enoch’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Enoch's Blog

<b>Poor People on the Street</b><p>All the people on the street, all those poor people, I was exactly like them at first whenX I came to America. They are …

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Keiran’s historical fiction vignettes | Keiran's blog

Title: How I wish I was them<p>Photo by “Photo Literacy” <br>I look out the window and see a group of kids playing. I think that are playing tag. I look at …

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Maanvi’s Historical Fiction Vignettes | Maanvi's Blog

<b>i wish i was a bird</b><br>The sun doesn’t seem to shine as bright here as it did in the country. Maybe it’s the smoke from the factories that swirls out …

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My Historical Fiction Vignettes – Karolina

<b>By the wheat field, my home</b><p>I see the hazel brown thin layer of wheat blow in the wind as if the field was only a big blanket dancing in the wind. The …

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50 Heart-Pounding Historical Novels to Read Right Now

You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.<p>While actual time travel isn’t always the most appealing prospect, one way we can sate …

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Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018

Solve Crimes in Alternate History Louisiana in Lamplight City Q2 2018<p>/ October 19, 2017 at 6:35 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p><i>Lamplight City,</i> an upcoming …

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Historical Fiction Focuses on the 20th Century

The Walter Scott prize did an analysis of prize submissions since its eight years of existence-with 650 novels submitted-and found that “38% of its …

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Why Reading the History Behind Historical Fiction Is a Must

When I was in college, I double-majored in English and history, which means that I love both fact and fiction, the imagined and the actual—and that …

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9 Historical Fiction Books That Will Actually Get You Interested In History Again

Things To Do<p>Yearnin' for some literary learnin'? We've got all the historical fiction you need right here<p>It is, I will confess to you and you only, …

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