Category: Non-Fiction

The Idea Factory
by Jon Gertner

The monopoly business model allowed the free reign of creative minds to do what interested them in an environment where no ideas were bad ideas.

Talking to Strangers
by Malcolm Gladwell

There is no integrative presentation or analysis here, at least none that I could detect.

The Daughters of Yalta
by Catherine Grace Katz

The daughters largely provided moral support to their fathers outside the conference hours.

The Bomber Mafia
by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcom Gladwell approaches the competing bombing strategies used in WWII with a combination of historical fact, analysis, and irony.

The Splendid and the Vile
by Erik Larson

At 500 pages (not including footnotes and attributions) it is not a short read, but it is a pleasant one.