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10 books about Chernobyl

Pick up one of these featured titles on Chernobyl in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on Chernobyl. 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.

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham

Category: Russia

This book was published last year by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 18.7 hours to read.

Chernobyl 01:23:40: The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster by Andrew Leatherbarrow

Category: Russia

This book was published 5 years ago by Andrew Leatherbarrow and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

Voices from Chernobyl (Lannan Selection) by Svetlana Alexievich

Category: Europe

This book was published 2 years ago by Dalkey Archive Press and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide by Darmon Richter

Category: Architectural

This book was published last year by FUEL Publishing and takes approximately 8.3 hours to read.

Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe by Serhii Plokhy

Category: Oil & Energy

This book was published last year by Basic Books and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

Truth About Chernobyl by Grigori Medvedev

Category: Safety & First Aid

This book was published 30 years ago by Basic Books and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident (Historical Nonfiction Bestseller, True Story Book of Survival) by Donnie Eichar

Category: Russia

This book was published 7 years ago by Chronicle Books and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman

Category: Girls & Women

This book was published last year by Viking Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

From Chernobyl with Love: Reporting from the Ruins of the Soviet Union by Katya Cengel

Category: Russia

This book was published 2 years ago by POTOMAC BOOKS and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

Voces de Chernobil / Voices from Chernobyl (Spanish Edition) by Svetlana Alexievich

Category: Europe

This book was published 2 years ago by Debolsillo and takes approximately 13.6 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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