by Maria Popova
“From Mark Twain’s diary to the visual history of evolution, by way of Vonnegut, Sontag, and Klimt.
Following this year’s best science books, art books, design books, philosophy and psychology books, and children’s books, the 2012 best-of reading listscontinue with the annual roundup of the year’s ten-or-so most fascinating history books. (Catch up on last year’s roundup here.)…”