Don’t Make Me Love You, Old Man: David Leveaux’s The Exception

Unintentionally Enlightening: Linda Hirshman’s Sisters in Law

Why So Serious? Hulu’s Catch-22

A Tale of Two Empires: Stephen R. Platt’s Imperial Twilight

History as Horror: HBO’s Chernobyl

Look at that Renaissance! Netflix’s Medici

Hilariously Informative: Rinker Buck’s The Oregon Trail

The Grimy, British Forest Gump: BBC’s Peaky Blinders

Meaningfully Discomforting: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States