Top 5 Historical Fiction Books To Be Released On March 2024

Readers' eyes have been opened to the repercussions of actions that they do not want to see repeated in the world we live in as a result of learning about the past through the experiences of others. It has influenced someone's capacity to feel empathy for groups of people and cultures that are unlike their own. Decisions and other behaviors have been influenced and altered by reading historical fiction.

The following historical fiction books are scheduled for publication in March 2024:

1. Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xóchitl González

Anita de Monte Laughs Last is a provocative, satirical study of power, love, and art that dares to question who gets to be remembered and who gets left behind in the exclusive world of the elite. It moves back and forth in time and is recounted from the views of both women. This book will likely be published by Flatiron Books on March 5, 2024.

2. Can't We Be Friends: A Novel of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe by Denny S. Bryce, Eliza Knight

The groundbreaking book that reveals the actual friendship and boundary-pushing relationship between Ella Fitzgerald, the Queen of Jazz, and legendary movie star Marilyn Monroe is the result of the collaboration of award-winning author Denny S. Bryce and USA Today bestselling author Eliza Knight. In addition to revealing and celebrating their unexpected connection spanning ten years, this book is a moving reminder of how real friendship can transcend boundaries and support us through both incredible achievement and heartbreaking grief. This book is scheduled to be published by William Morrow Paperbacks on March 5, 2024.

3. The Great Divide by Cristina Henríquez

Cristina Henríquez, the well-known author of The Book of Unknown Americans, has written an epic novel about the building of the Panama Canal that sheds light on the unsung individuals who lived, loved, and worked there. The Great Divide is a searing and compassionate look at the interwoven lives of laborers, activists, fishmongers, neighbors, physicians, and soothsayers—people who shaped history but are rarely given credit for it. This book is scheduled to be published by Ecco on March 5, 2024.

4. James by Percival Everett

A masterful, action-packed adaptation of Huckleberry Finn, told from the perspective of the enslaved Jim, that is both terrifying and fiercely humorous. Full of sharp insights and electric comedy, James is sure to become a great literary landmark for the twenty-first century and a big publishing event. Knopf Doubleday is anticipated to release this book on March 19, 2024.

5. Glorious Exploits by Ferdia Lennon

An entirely unique celebration of the human connection that transcends historical divisions and battle lines. Glorious Exploits is a remarkable tribute to the power of art in a time of conflict, fraternity in a time of hostility, and human will across the centuries. It is told in a modern Irish voice and is as riotously humorous as it is profoundly poignant. The anticipated release date of Henry Holt and Co.'s novel is March 26, 2024.


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