Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern peoples.
For people who make an effort to read books by and/or about women. Whether it's sci-fi, social sciences or literature, we support female writers and positive representations of women. (yes, male…
A group for those with an interest in medieval history, art, music, literature, philosophy, theology, language, warfare - in short, any aspect of medieval culture.
Travel literature, Outdoor literature, Nature literature, Exploration accounts .. this is a group for discussing far off places and exotic faces.
For those of us interested in maps, atlases, and books about cartography.
Food is a magnet....It draws visitors to the kitchen, and readers to a book whether it is a cookbook with tremendous recipes, cozy mysteries with a talented cook, or a novel about a family eating in…
If you are intrigued by the idea of a broken down civilization, life after the bomb or you simply fathom a more realistic scenario of an apocalyptic event without any silly rapture or fat babies with…
A group for those interested in the history, culture, religion, art, science, economics and politics of Byzantium and the Byzantine Empire. Common Tags: Byzantium, Byzantine, Constantinople Other Key…
For those who study the life and times of King Richard III, last of the medieval English kings (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485); he was King of England from 1483 until his death at the Battle of…
Are you going to visit a city and want to read a book set there? Something to give you a feel, a taste, a sense of the place? Or perhaps you loved a city you visited so much that you want to…
This group is for people in love with vampire fiction - whether it's romance, fantasy, sci-fi, horror or something else. Share your recommendations with the group!
The purpose of this group is to of course to share and discuss African/African American literature--both historical and contemporary books. All are invited to join.
A group for readers who enjoy British history set during the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly the Georgian and Regency eras.
Inspired by the Muse of History? Join us. For an initiation rite, how about each of suggest one recently read history title that we recommend to the rest?
For members who enjoy reading, collecting, and browsing anything having to do with photography: technique, history, personalities.
For those who dig Arthurian texts and novels. Discuss King Arthur, Camelot, the Knights, Avalon, etc.
A group for people that like to read about Africa. Fiction, travel, history, or other material centered on Africa, from Egypt to South Africa, Senegal to Kenya
For those who are interested in the history and culture of Elizabethan England.
For researchers and interested parties, whether formally academic or amateur enthusiasts... anything related to Irish/Celtic study or living is welcome!
History is not only a discipline to be carried out in formal academic circles. It is a discipline widely relevant to every day life and interesting to people of all sorts of different vocations. This…
The group's a big tent for readers who self-identify as working class and who grew up in working-class families and locales, but it is also for anyone who reads books about the working class, books…
Discussions about books that are about, or have anything to do with knights. As long as there's some form of knight-yes, even Jedi knight-we'll have a message board for it!
The cast of characters is so fascinating and the books so entertaining, I feel there is no need to read historical fiction in this genre! I got started years ago with Antonia Frasier's Mary Queen of…
Books about medieval mansucripts: new books, recommended older ones, ones to avoid, ones to re-read ...
Books about Canada, Canadians about books and all about CanLit (Canadian Literature).
For those individuals who really enjoy reading books that deal with the African American experience, whether they are fiction or non-fiction. Anyone who would like to discuss these books or get…
From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the 17th century. The everlasting effect of British history on the rest of the world.
mostly books on nature, and it's importance and centrality to all of life! A.K.A - ecocentrism or ecocriticism.