Category: Non-Fiction

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.

Countdown 1945
by Chris Wallace

Newsman Chris Wallace follows President Truman’s journey during the 116 days from his inauguration to the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima.

Hillbilly Elegy
by J.D. Vance

Vance’s autobiography is a tale of many people pulling on his bootstraps on the road to success.

by Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond once again applies his prodigious intellect and vast experience to a series of interesting problems.