Tired of alternate history books where the Axis won World War II, or the South won the Civil War? Luckily for you, there are a ton of allohistories that pick more obscure and interesting points of divergence. Here are 15 alt-history books (or series) that break the mold.
Alternate history occurs when somebody makes a slightly different decision or a key event just gets lost in the shuffle. But sometimes history changes when time-travelers drop by! Here's what AH literature teaches us to do (should we ever time-travel).
You'd think that messing around with the timelines would be fun and easy - after all, we're always hearing that the slightest change to history could change everything. But it's not that simple, as we learned at a panel yesterday at Worldcon. For one thing, history is a lot more resilient than you'd expect, according…