The best books about the First World War
A collection of some of the best books about World War One, from moving poetry collections to fascinating first-hand historical accounts.
More than one hundred years have passed since the hostilities of the First World War ceased, and the guns fell silent after four long years of devastating conflict.
Literature, whether written by those who were there or by those who wish to pay tribute, has kept the Great War and those who lost their lives throughout it in our collective memory.
Here we've curated our edit of the best books on World War One, from enthralling fiction, to moving poetry collections and unfathomable first-hand historical accounts. If you're passionate about history and looking for more inspiration for your next read, discover our edit of the best historical fiction novels, here.