The Best World War I History Books

For all the history buffs out there, we have some great World War I books to quench your historian thirst. The books on this list cover many of the lesser-known sides of the Great War, from the ravaging of the Middle East and the creation of Czecho-Slovakia to the Black soldiers who fought for American rights they didn’t have themselves. Each book here is full of rich detail and thrilling accounts to bring the war to life in your imagination.



Ashley Holstrom is a book person, designing them and writing about them for Book Riot. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color.