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10 books about the Great Depression

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

There are hundreds of books published on the Great Depression. 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.

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

Category: State & Local

This book was published 15 years ago by Mariner Books and takes approximately 11.3 hours to read.

The Four Winds: A Novel by Kristin Hannah

Category: Historical

This book was published this year by St. Martin's Press and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.

The Great Depression: A Diary by Benjamin Roth

Category: United States

This book was published 11 years ago by PublicAffairs and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

The Bumpy Road: Farm Life in the Great Depression by Quentin F. Veit

Category: Midwest

This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 7.8 hours to read.

The American People in the Great Depression: Freedom from Fear, Part One (Oxford History of the United States) by David M. Kennedy

Category: United States

This book was published 18 years ago by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 16.8 hours to read.

Sold on a Monday: A Novel by Kristina McMorris

Category: Historical

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

Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression by Clara Cannucciari

Category: Budget

This book was published 12 years ago by St. Martin's Press and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

Eleanor by David Michaelis

Category: United States

This book was published last year by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 24.0 hours to read.

The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes

Category: Economics

This book was published 13 years ago by Harper Perennial and takes approximately 17.1 hours to read.

What Was the Great Depression? by Janet B. Pascal

Category: 1900s

This book was published 6 years ago by Penguin Workshop and takes approximately 3.7 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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