Category: Non-Fiction

A Woman of No Importance
by Sonia Purnell

If you are a World War II buff it’s an important book about a truly remarkable hero of the war.

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death
by Maggie O’Farrell

Ms. O’Farrell sees herself as a blameless wanderer through a life we all live, full of mistakes and misjudgments, and circumstances we cannot control that endanger us.

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.