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Title Category Author
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Black Hawk Down War Mark Bowden
Bomber County Memoir Daniel Swift
Captain Scott Biography Rannulph Fiennes
Chronicles of Wasted Time Memoir Malcolm Muggeridge
Climbing the Bookshelves Memoir Shirley Williams
Collected Essays Politics George Orwell
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Curfewed Night Memoir Basharat Peer
Das Kapital (Vol I) Politics Karl Marx
Decision Points Memoir George W. Bush
Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010 Politics Chris Mullin
Democracy in America Politics Alexis de Tocqueville
Diaries: In Power Politics Alan Clark
Down and Out in Paris and London Memoir George Orwell
Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia Memoir Chris Stewart
Education of Henry Adams Memoir Henry Adams
Eminent Victorians Biography Lytton Strachey
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Cult Hunter S. Thompson
Felicia's Journey Thriller William Trevor
Fish! Business Stephen Lundin
From the Holy Mountain Travel William Dalrymple
Frontline War David Loyn
Game Change Politics John Heilemann
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Biography Amanda Foreman
Goodbye to All That Memoir Robert Graves
Good to Great Business James Collins
Hegemony or Survival Politics Noam Chomsky
Hideous Kinky Memoir Esther Freud
Hitch-22 Memoir Christopher Hitchens
Hitler's Pope Biography John Cornwell
House of Bush House of Saud Politics Craig Unger
House of Leaves Horror Mark Z. Danielewski
How to Win Friends and Influence People Sociology Dale Carnegie
Ice Station Thriller Matthew Reilly
I Dreamed of Africa Memoir Kuki Gallman
Immediate Response War Mark Hammond
In Search of Excellence Business Tom Peters
Jack: Straight from the Gut Memoir Jack Welch
Jarhead War Anthony Swofford
Just Kids Memoir Patti Smith
Katherine Historical Anya Seton
Killshot Crime Elmore Leonard
Kitchen Confidential Memoir Anthony Bourdain
Knockout Entrepreneur Business George Foreman
Let's Take the Long Way Home Memoir Gail Caldwell
Let the Swords Encircle Me Travel Scott Peterson
Liar's Poker Business Michael Lewis
Lies of Silence Thriller Brian Moore
Live and Let Die Thriller Ian Fleming
Lustrum Historical Robert Harris
Master and Commander Historical Patrick O'Brian
Matterhorn War Karl Marlantes
McMafia Crime Misha Glenny
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man Memoir Siegfried Sassoon
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Crime John Berendt
Notes from a Small Island Travel Bill Bryson
Operation Mincemeat War Ben Macintyre
Outliers Sociology Malcolm Gladwell
Papillon Crime Henri Charriere
Parade's End War Ford Madox Ford
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Memoir Annie Dillard
Ragtime Historical E.L. Doctorow
Reading Lolita in Tehran Memoir Azar Nafisi
Red Harvest Crime Dashiell Hammett
Reengineering the Corporation Business Michael Hammer
Regeneration War Pat Barker
Revolt of the Masses Philosophy Jose Ortega y Gasset
Shadow of the Silk Road Travel Colin Thubron
Shantaram Memoir Gregory David Roberts
Small is Beautiful Economics E.F. Schumacher
Sniper One War Dan Mills
Sod That for a Game of Soldiers War Mark Eyles-Thomas
Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel Biography Marshall Terrill
Stupid White Men Politics Michael Moore
Tar Baby Romance Toni Morrison
The Black Swan Business Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Bridge Biography David Remnick
The Constitution of Liberty Politics F.A. von Hayek
The Corner Sociology David Simon
The Dirt - Motley Crue Biography Neil Strauss
The Elephant to Hollywood Memoir Michael Caine
The End of History and the Last Man Economics Francis Fukuyama
The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe Politics Peter Godwin
The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money Economics John Maynard Keynes
The Great Crash, 1929 Economics John Kenneth Galbraith
The Great Railway Bazaar Travel Paul Theroux
The Guns of Navarone War Alistair McLean
The Happy Hooker Memoir Xaviera Hollander
The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail Religion Michael Baigent
The Hound of the Baskervilles Crime Arthur Conan Doyle
The House of Morgan Business Ron Chernow
The Long Song Historical Andrea Levy
The Lost Cyclist Biography David Herlihy
The Lost World of the Kalahari Travel Laurens Van der Post
The Maltese Falcon Crime Dashiell Hammett
The Memory Chalet Memoir Tony Judt
The Miracle of Castel di Sangro Sport Joe McGinniss
The Origins of Totalitarianism Politics Hannah Arendt
The Painted Bird War Jerzy Kosinski
The Party Politics Richard McGregor
The Pinch Economics David Willetts
The Postman Always Rings Twice Crime James M. Cain
The Prophet Religion Kahlil Gibran
The Quest for Community Philosophy Robert Nisbet
The Road to Wigan Pier Sociology George Orwell
The Rule of Law Philosophy Tom Bingham
The Shining Horror Stephen King
The Shock Doctrine Economics Naomi Klein
The Silver Pigs Historical Lindsey Davis
The Sot-Weed Factor Historical John Barth
The Souls of Black Folk Politics W.E.B. Dubois
The Southern Gates of Arabia Travel Freya Stark
The Third Man Politics Peter Mandelson
The Tipping Point Sociology Malcolm Gladwell
The Watchers Politics Shane Harris
The Way of All Flesh Saga Samuel Butler
This Boy's Life Memoir Tobias Wolff
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Thriller John Le Carré
Toast Memoir Nigel Slater
Trinity Historical Leon Uris
True History of the Kelly Gang Historical Peter Carey
Under the Banner of Heaven Religion Jon Krakauer
Under the Tuscan Sun Memoir Frances Mayes
Up from Slavery Memoir Booker T. Washington
Wait For Me: Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister Memoir Deborah Devonshire
Washington Biography Ron Chernow
Waterlog Sport Roger Deakin
West with the Night Memoir Beryl Markham
What Price Liberty? Philosophy Ben Wilson
Widow of the South Historical Robert Hicks
Yellow Dirt Sociology Judy Pasternak