Category: Non-Fiction

The Bomb
by Fred M. Kaplan

Donald J. Trump’s “Fire and Fury” rant in the first year of his administration focused our nation’s attention, and the world’s attention, on the very real possibility of nuclear war.

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking)
by Katie Mack

Katie Mack uses accessible language used to describe these very few knowable and very many unknowable things. I still didn’t understand it.

Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb
by Richard Rhodes

Rhodes weaves the many stories that make up the creation of our nuclear age into a compelling and thoughtful book.

The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes

The story of the atomic bomb is a melange of political, scientific, and emotional events and decisions that are well told by Richard Rhodes.

In the Kingdom of Ice
by Hampton Sides

Hampton Sides’ gripping tale of Lt. George Washington De Long’s tragic quest for the North Pole.