Books in the Genre Humanities

List of recommended books of the genre humanities, with author and brief synopsis of each book.

(arranged alphabetically)

Featured books for the genre Humanities

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Book: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Author: Anne Frank

Description: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl ("The House Behind" in its original title in German) is one of the most shocking narrations among the stories of the Nazi occupation.

It tells the life of Anne Frank, a thirteen-year-old girl who runs away from her home in Amsterdam to hide. She reveals the relationships between eight people living in miserable conditions: facing hunger, threat of discovery and the worst horrors the modern world has ever seen.

In these pages, she grows into a young woman and a wise... (keep reading...)


Book: Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man

Author: Charles Barkley

Description: From the inimitable Charles Barkley, author of The New York Times bestselling I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It, comes a frank, fearless, funny, and explosive look at the reality of race and racism in America today. Citing the obstacles standing in the way of harmonious race relations in the United States, a cautionary analysis of the nation's growing racial segregation describes the author's experiences of talking about race with interviewees ranging from students to KKK members, addressing such... (keep reading...)