I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.
A beautiful book, with 50 well chosen, although as the editor freely admits, subjectively chosen, days that inarguably changed the world.
But the writing was dry, and overly focused on battlefield/military statistics for my personal tastes; I quickly lost track of who did what to whom, and when they did it - especially since the writer(s) often went back and forth in time in an attempt to flesh out events.
I was also surprised by the poor editing; call me naive but I expected better from a Folio Society publication. Spaces missing between words and sentences that were incomplete or nonsensical did nothing to improve my opinion. It's not a bad read; it's just not as good as I'd hoped.