A War Like No Other: How the Athenians & Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War is by Victor Davis Hanson. A masterfully detailed and well-researched exposition on the thirty year war between Sparta and Athens. Hanson does a brilliant job of explaining not just what happened, but why it happened. He examines not just the what and who, but the how and why. A great read for fans of ancient Greece.
Ratings: 11th grade - 8 out of 10.