Kenneth C. Davis is the bestselling author of Don’t Know Much About® History and other books in the Don’t Know Much About® series. For more than 3o years, Kenneth C. Davis has proven that Americans don’t hate history — just the dull version they slept through in class. He busts myths, sets the record straight, and makes history human.
In 2023, he’s on a mission to get more people to make the Reading Resolution— to read more books. If you have a podcast and want to discuss books, reading, and authors with Ken, please be in touch through the Contact page.
IN PAPERBACK-September 19, 2023
“Delightfully accessible, Great Short Books: A Year of Reading–Briefly presents 58 fact-filled reviews of short books, a smorgasbord of titles sure to entice readers.” —Shelf Awareness
STRONGMAN: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy
“A fascinating, highly readable portrayal of infamous men that provides urgent lessons for democracy now.” —Publishers Weekly Starred review
Banned Books Week begins on October 1. Book bans are rising sharply. In 1953, the American Library Association said, “The freedom to read is essential to our democracy. It is continuously under attack.” This post offers some historical context.
IN PAPERBACK SEPT. 19, 2023
“An exciting guide to all that the world of fiction has to offer in 58 short novels…that, ‘like a first date,’ offer pleasure and excitement without commitment.” –The New York Times Book Review