"Just One Thing": Microhistory Books and Beyond

By Walden Pond Books

By Walden Pond Books

"Just One Thing": Microhistory Books and Beyond

Oak: The Frame of Civilization

William Bryant Logan

$15.95
$14.67

Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone

Riley Black (Brian Switek)

$16.00
$14.72

Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History

Richard Thompson Ford

$30.00
$27.60

Milk!: A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

Mark Kurlansky

$19.00
$17.48

Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born

Tina Cassidy

$14.00
$12.88

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor

$28.00
$25.76

The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

$23.95
$22.03

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Charles Seife

$18.00
$16.56

Chile Peppers: A Global History

Dave DeWitt

$29.95
$27.55

Clutter: An Untidy History

Jennifer Howard

$26.00
$23.92

Boom and Bust: A Global History of Financial Bubbles

William Quinn and John D. Turner

$24.95
$22.95

Black: The History of a Color

Michel Pastoureau

$35.00
$32.20

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

$16.99
$15.63

The Gun

C J Chivers

$18.99
$17.47

The Library Book

Susan Orlean

$16.99
$15.63

Salt: A World History

Mark Kurlansky

$19.00
$17.48

The Return of Martin Guerre

Natalie Zemon Davis

$29.00

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

$17.00
$15.64

Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis

$29.95
$27.55

Vanilla: A Global History

Rosa Abreu-Runkel

$19.95
$18.35

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus

Monica Murphy and Bill Wasik

$17.00
$15.64

The Corseted Skeleton: A Bioarchaeology of Binding

Rebecca Gibson

$29.99
$27.59

Darkness: A Cultural History

Nina Edwards

$27.50
$25.30

The Book of the Sword: With 293 Illustrations (Revised)

Sir Richard F. Burton

$15.95
$14.67

Proof: The Science of Booze

Adam Rogers

$15.95
$14.67

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

Timothy C. Winegard

$18.00
$16.56

The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero

Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan

$14.99
$13.79

The White Road: Journey Into an Obsession

Edmund de Waal

$20.00
$18.40

Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

$28.95
$26.63

Opium: How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World

David Blistein and John H. Halpern

$15.99
$14.71

Guillotine: Its Legend and Lore

Daniel Gerould

$14.95
$13.75

Wanderlust: A History of Walking

Rebecca Solnit

$20.00
$18.40

The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

$20.00
$18.40

Tree: A Life Story

David Suzuki and Wayne Grady

$16.95
$15.59

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee

$20.00
$18.40

Why We Swim

Bonnie Tsui

$26.95
$24.79

Debt, Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber

$22.99
$21.15

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

Nate Pedersen and Lydia Kang

$22.95
$21.11

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

$18.00
$16.56

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Mary Roach

$16.95
$15.59

An Edible History of Humanity

Tom Standage

$18.00
$16.56

At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson

$17.00
$15.64

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Stephen Greenblatt

$16.95
$15.59

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery,...

Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos

$12.99
$11.95

The Orchid Thief

Susan Orlean

$17.00
$15.64

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Mary Roach

$16.95
$15.59

Empire of Cotton: A Global History

Sven Beckert

$18.00
$16.56

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Mary Roach

$16.95
$15.59

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

Mary Roach

$15.95
$14.67

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

Mark Kurlansky

$17.00
$15.64

Color: A Natural History of the Palette

Victoria Finlay

$18.00
$16.56

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

$15.95
$14.67

Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It...

Mark Pendergrast

$24.99
$22.99

God's Secretaries

Adam Nicolson

$17.99

Face Paint: The Story of Makeup

Lisa Eldridge

$29.95
$27.55

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt

$16.95
$15.59

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

$18.00
$16.56

The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

Mark Kurlansky

$18.00
$16.56

Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the...

Martin A. Lee and Bruce Shlain

$16.00
$14.72

The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World's Favorite Beverage...

Aaron McConnell, Mike Smith, et al.

$18.99
$17.47

Paper: Paging Through History

Mark Kurlansky

$16.95
$15.59

Heart: A History

Sandeep Jauhar

$18.00
$16.56

Butter: A Rich History

Elaine Khosrova

$16.95
$15.59

Cars: A Complete History

Simon Heptinstall

$19.95
$18.35

Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol

Iain Gately

$22.00

Plucked: A History of Hair Removal

Rebecca M. Herzig

$22.00

Coal: A Human History

Barbara Freese

$19.99

Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy

Hallie Lieberman

$16.95
$15.59

The Founding Fish

John McPhee

$18.00
$16.56

Rust: The Longest War

Jonathan Waldman

$16.00
$14.72

Champagne: How the World's Most Glamorous Wine Triumphed Over...

Don Kladstrup and Petie Kladstrup

$15.99
$14.71

Red: A History of the Redhead

Jacky Colliss Harvey

$28.00
$25.76

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

Gail Steketee and Randy Frost

$16.99
$15.63

On Assassinations

Kenneth Baker

$30.00
$27.60

Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage

Stephanie Coontz

$19.00
$17.48

Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing

Melissa Mohr

$15.95
$14.67

The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History

Katherine Ashenburg

$20.00
$18.40

A History of the Wife

Marilyn Yalom

$15.99

Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating

Moira Weigel

$16.00
$14.72

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante

Kristen Richardson

$17.95
$16.51

Speed Tribes: Days and Night's with Japan's Next Generation

Karl Taro Greenfeld

$16.98
$15.62

The Secret Life of Puppets

Victoria Nelson

$31.00

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

Paul Greenberg

$18.00
$16.56

Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

Rachelle Bergstein

$16.99

Falcon

Helen Macdonald

$19.20

Photobooth: A Biography

Meags Fitzgerald

$20.00
$18.40

Just My Type: A Book about Fonts

Simon Garfield

$18.00
$16.56

Cake: A Slice of History

Alysa Levene

$26.95

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Cynthia Barnett

$18.00