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