Biography

Biography

Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield (2016)

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places (2016)

Riot. Strike. Riot: The New Era of Uprisings (2016)

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (2016)

Time Travel: A History (2016)

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America (2016)

Armored Champion: The Top Tanks of World War II (2015)

A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life - Greg Jenner (2015)

Mourning Headband for Hue: An Account of the Battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968 - Nha Ca (2014)

How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life - Ruth Goodman (2014)

Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution - Linda Hirshman (2012)

North Reich - Robert Conroy (2012)

A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos - Dava Sobel (2011)

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements - Sam Kean (2010)

The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South - Alex Heard (2010)

Breakthrough!: How the 10 Greatest Discoveries in Medicine Saved Millions and Changed Our View of the World - Jon Queijo (2010)

The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception - H. Keith Melton, Robert Wallace (2009)

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science - Richard Holmes (2009)

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English - John McWhorter (2008)

The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History - Molly Caldwell Crosby (2006)

The French and Indian War: Deciding the Fate of North America - Walter R. Borneman (2006)

Born to Rule: Five Reigning Consorts, Granddaughters of Queen Victoria (2005)

Stalin and His Hangmen: The Tyrant and Those Who Killed for Him - Donald Rayfield (2005)

Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants - Robert Sullivan (2005)

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time - Dava Sobel (2005)

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History - John M. Barry (2004)

Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche - Haruki Murakami (2003)

No Bone Unturned: The Adventures of a Top Smithsonian Forensic Scientist and the Legal Battle for America's Oldest Skeletons - Jeff Benedict (2003)

Profiles in Courage - John F. Kennedy (2003)

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 - Simon Winchester (2003)

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love - Dava Sobel (2000)

Fire In the East: The Rise of Asian Military Power and the Second Nuclear Age - Paul Bracken (2000)

Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World - Mark Kurlansky (1999)

Spec Ops: Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice - William H. McRaven (1996)

Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America - Henry Petroski (1996)

The Day the Universe Changed: How Galileo's Telescope Changed the Truth - James Burke (1995)

Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages - Frances Gies, Joseph Gies (1995)

The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are - Henry Petroski (1994)

The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself - Daniel J. Boorstin (1985)

The Making of the English Working Class - E.P. Thompson (1966)