1. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Charlie Mackesy*
  2. Number Go Up, Zeke Faux*
  3. Dread Knight, Sarah Hawke*
  4. The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity, Carlo M. Cipolla


  1. Romans in Space, Episode 412, The Rest is History, Tom Holland & Dominic Sandbrook*#
  2. Just William, Richmal Crompton*
  3. Iron Widow, Xiran Jay Zhao*
  4. Empire Podcast, Series 5, Episodes 112–123, Empires of Iran, Part II*#
  5. The Author Blog: Easy Blogging for Busy Authors, Anne R. Allen
  6. Babel, R.F. Kuang*
  7. The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang*
  8. The Complete History & Strategy of Hermès, Season 14, Episode 2, Acquired Podcast*#
  9. Nintendo’s Origins & Nintendo: The Console Wars, Season 14, Episodes 3 & 4, Acquired Podcast*#