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The Devil in the White City by
Call Number: HV6248 .M8 L37 2004
Larson brings together the tales of the 1893 World's Fair and the nations first serial killer who used it as bait.
The Third Coast by
Call Number: F548.52 .D95 2013
Much of what defined the nation as it grew into a superpower was produced in Chicago. Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to coast journey included a stop there, and this flow of people and commodities made it America's central clearinghouse, laboratory, and factory.
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by
Call Number: HV7911 .W426 S86 2008
In this book Summerscale tells the story of Inspector Jonathan Whicher who's demeanor and belief in pursuing the truth no matter the cost inspired the fictional detective archetype.
In Cold Blood by
Call Number: HV6533 .K3 C3 2002
On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.
Helter Skelter by
Call Number: HV6533 .C2 B83 1994B
Prosecuting Attorney in the Manson trial, Vincent Bugliosi held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the twentieth century: the cold-blooded Tate-LaBianca murders carried out by Charles Manson and four of his followers. What motivated Manson in his seemingly mindless selection of victims, and what was his hold over the young women who obeyed his orders? Here is the gripping story of this famous and haunting crime.
The Stranger Beside Me by
Call Number: HV6248 .B773 R84 2000
This is the story of one of the most fascinating killers in American history--of his magnetic power, his bleak compulsion, his double life, his string of vulnerable victims. It is also the story of Ann Rule, a writer working on the biggest story of her life, tracking down a brutal serial killer.
Death of Innocence by
Call Number: HV6465 .M7 T55 2003
Written by the mother of Emmett Till's Mother Mamie Till-Mobley and Journalist Chris Benson this book tells the account of Till's murder.
A Night to Remember by
Call Number: G530.T6 L6 1976
The definitive book about the sinking of the Titanic seeks to tell the story of that night by interviewing living survivors and reading the materials they had left behind.
Dead Wake by
Call Number: D592 .L8 L28 2015
Larson in his usual style tells the story of the sinking of the Lusitania and its killer Unterseeboot-20.
Alone Together: why we expect more from technology and less from each other by
Call Number: HM851 .T86 2011
In "Alone Together," MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives. It's a nuanced exploration of what we are looking for--and sacrificing--in a world of electronic companions and social networking tools, and an argument that, despite the hand-waving of today's self-described prophets of the future, it will be the next generation who will chart the path between isolation and connectivity.
Smarter Than You Think: how technology is changing our minds for the better by
Call Number: T58.5 .T498 2013
It's undeniable-technology is changing the way we think. But is it for the better? Amid a chorus of doomsayers, Clive Thompson delivers a resounding "yes." The Internet age has produced a radical new style of human intelligence, worthy of both celebration and analysis. We learn more and retain it longer, write and think with global audiences, and even gain an ESP-like awareness of the world around us.
The War That Forged a Nation by
Call Number: E468.9 .M19 2015
Through 12 essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson examines how the Civil War shaped our nation and why it is still relevant to us today.
Team of Rivals by
Call Number: E457.45 .G66 2005
This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.
Band of Brothers by
Call Number: D769.348 506TH .A57 2001
A look at the exploits of the men of E Company during World War II describes how they parachuted into France early D-Day morning, parachuted into Holland during the Arnhem campaign, and captured Hitler's Bavarian outpost. TV BAN
In the Garden of Beasts by
Call Number: E748 .D6 L37 2011 Stacks
The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.
Call Number: DS559.5 .H47 1991
Esquire reporter Michael Herr tells us about his day to day experiences covering the Vietnam War.
Call Number: DS558 .K37 1983
This book by Karnow seeks to inform the reader about the background of the conflict in Vietnam and the course of the war. It chronicles the history of the War in Vietnam from the end of the Second World War to the Fall of Saigon.
The War That Ended Peace by
Call Number: D511 .M257 2013
A fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I. The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had been the most peaceful era Europe had known since the fall of the Roman Empire. In the first years of the twentieth century, Europe believed it was marching to a golden, happy, and prosperous future. But instead, complex personalities and rivalries, colonialism and ethnic nationalisms, and shifting alliances helped to bring about the failure of the long peace and the outbreak of a war that transformed Europe and the world.
The Guns of August by
Call Number: D530 .T8 1962
The Pulitzer Prize winning and acclaimed book by Tuchman describes in great detail the first month of WWI.
Narrative non-fiction uses elements of fiction, like characters and plot, to tell a true story. These non-fictions stories will make you a fan of the genre!