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Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote

This narrative presents an engaging and enlightening perspective on the history of the presidency; also suggest Seth Cotlar and Richard J. Ellis’s Historian in Chief.

SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race To Revolutionize the Way We Build

Fans of applied iterative trial and error, common to all innovation work, will appreciate this latest piece of popular science and technology.

The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini

Imbued with Posnanski’s infectious passion for all things Houdini, this is a rollicking look at one of the 20th century’s most influential and enigmatic entertainers.

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The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11

This excellent oral history provides a much-needed perspective of the events and aftermath.

Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress

Recommended for YA and adult readers with an interest in cultural anthropology, current events, and apocalyptic social perspectives.

Three Women

Readers of women’s history and of memoir will be better served elsewhere.

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