Reader recommendation: Ghost on the Throne

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

Ghost on the Throne by James Romm describes the dismemberment of Alexander the Great's empire following his death in 323 BCE. Tying together the entire Western world, with all the nobility and foibles of human nature on display, Romm has created a page turner – a real history more inventive than any miniseries.

of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Unlimited digital access $11/month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.