Reading, Nonfiction

Rick Atkinson, The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point’s Class of 1966

Bernard Bailyn, The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson

David Berlinksi, The Advent of the Algorithm

Daniel Boorstin, The Americans (3 volumes)

Norman F. Cantor, The Civilization of the MIddle Ages

Robert A. Caro,The Path to Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 1)

Jenner Conant, Tuxedo Park

Stanley Fish, Save the World on Your Own Time

Stanley Fish, There’s No Such Thing As Free Speech: And It’s a Good Thing,Too

Peter Gay, Freud: A Life for Our Time

Rene Girard, Theater Of Envy: William Shakespeare

James Gleick, Chaos: Making a New Science

Stephen Jay Gould, Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

Joshua Greene, Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

Robert L. Heilbroner, The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers

Steven Johnson, The Invention of Air: A Story Of Science, Faith, Revolution, And The Birth Of America

Daniel Kahneman Thinking, Fast and Slow

Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

Edward E. Leslie, Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls

Buddy Levy, River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana’s Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon

William Manchester, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932

William Manchester, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940

Hans Massaquoi, Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany

Anne Matthews, Where the Buffalo Roam: Restoring America’s Great Plains

David McCullough, The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

David McCullough, Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

David McCullough, The Path Between the Seas

David McCullough, The Wright Brothers

William H. McNeill, The Rise of the West

James M. McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

Candice Millard, River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey

Samuel Eliot Morison, Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

Samuel Eliot Morison, The European Discovery of America (2 volumes)

Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Roger Penrose, The Emperor’s New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

Steven Pinker, The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Thomas E. Ricks, Making the Corps

Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

Vaclav Smil, Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines

Lincoln Steffens, The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens

Gay Talese, Frank Sinatra Has a Cold

Gary Taylor, Reinventing Shakespeare: A Cultural History from the Restoration to the Present

Jonathan Weiner, The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

Daniel Yergin, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

Theodore Zeldin, An Intimate History of Humanity

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