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World War I Books

Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)

First published in 1929, All Quiet on the Western Front is perhaps the most famous and most poignant fictional account of World War I.

Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That: An Autobiography (1929)

A brutal reflection of wartime Britain and life in the trenches, this book is as enthralling as it is horrifying

Ernst Jüunger, Storm of Steel (1920)

Another memoir of the war from the youngest man ever to win Germany's highest battle honor.

John Keegan, The First World War: An Illustrated History (2001)

The best concise history of World War I written by an outstanding military historian. Somewhat scholarly in scope, but fully accessible to all readers.

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