Best History & Biography
Twitter bird 29x29
New to Goodreads? Get great book recommendations! Start Now

The Radium Girls by Kate  Moore
Rate this book
Clear rating
WINNER 24,696 votes
Taking place under the shadow of the first World War, bestselling author Kate Moore’s The Radium Girls traces the lives of the hundreds of young women who toiled and suffered amid the radium-dial factories. What follows is a true story of awe-inspiring strength in the face of scandal and gruesome corruption. This is Moore’s first nomination in the Goodreads Choice Awards and her first win in the Best History & Biography category.

All Nominees •
141,530 votes total

24,696 votes
The Radium Girls by Kate  Moore
Rate this book
Clear rating
18,988 votes
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Rate this book
Clear rating
13,124 votes
Victoria by Julia Baird
Rate this book
Clear rating
12,427 votes
Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
Rate this book
Clear rating
11,387 votes
Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger
Rate this book
Clear rating
10,846 votes
Grant by Ron Chernow
Rate this book
Clear rating
10,651 votes
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea by Melissa Fleming
Rate this book
Clear rating
7,772 votes
The Undoing Project by Michael   Lewis
Rate this book
Clear rating
7,582 votes
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
Rate this book
Clear rating
7,327 votes
The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson
Rate this book
Clear rating
3,019 votes
The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn
Rate this book
Clear rating
2,487 votes
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
Rate this book
Clear rating
2,283 votes
Get Well Soon by Jennifer   Wright
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,640 votes
Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare by Giles Milton
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,558 votes
The Gatekeepers by Chris Whipple
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,253 votes
All the Gallant Men by Donald Stratton
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,227 votes
Huế 1968 by Mark Bowden
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,221 votes
The Storm Before the Storm by Mike Duncan
Rate this book
Clear rating
1,089 votes
Killing England by Bill O'Reilly
Rate this book
Clear rating
550 votes
Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Phantom in the Twilight | Read more | عطلة الإضاءة