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10 books about Alexander the Great

Pick up one of these featured titles on Alexander the Great in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on Alexander the Great. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Alexander the Great by Philip Freeman

Category: United States

This book was published 10 years ago by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

Alexander the Great by Robin Lane Fox

Category: United States

This book was published 17 years ago by Penguin and takes approximately 19.7 hours to read.

Alexander of Macedon, 356–323 B.C.: A Historical Biography by Peter Green

Category: Greece

This book was published 8 years ago by University of California Press and takes approximately 22.4 hours to read.

Who Was Alexander the Great? by Kathryn Waterfield

Category: Ancient

This book was published 5 years ago by Penguin Workshop and takes approximately 3.7 hours to read.

Alexander the Great: His Life and His Mysterious Death (RANDOM HOUSE) by Anthony Everitt

Category: United States

This book was published 2 years ago by Random House and takes approximately 16.5 hours to read.

The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan

Category: Rome

This book was published 3 years ago by PublicAffairs and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors by Adrian Goldsworthy

Category: Greece

This book was published last year by Basic Books and takes approximately 20.3 hours to read.

The Best Team Over There: The Untold Story of Grover Cleveland Alexander and the Great War by Jim Leeke

Category: World War I

This book was published this year by University of Nebraska Press and takes approximately 9.3 hours to read.

Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire by James Romm

Category: Greece

This book was published 9 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

Alexander the Great: A Life From Beginning to End (Military Biographies) cover

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$2.99

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Alexander the Great: A Life From Beginning to End (Military Biographies) by Hourly History

Category: Greece

This book was published 4 years ago by and takes approximately 1.5 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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