Books tagged with History:

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
e: The Story of a Number by Eli Maor
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael B. Oren
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization by Thomas L. Friedman
John Adams by David McCullough
Religion: Scriptures and Spirituality by Ben Kingsley
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
1776 by David McCullough
The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank by David Plotz
Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping by Patrick Radden Keefe
Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman
The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell
People’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present by Howard Zinn
Angels and Daemons by Dan Brown
Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
Buddha by Karen Armstrong
The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan
A History of Mathematics by Carl B. Boyer
The Calculus Wars by Jason Socrates Bardi
The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World’s Most Astonishing Number by Mario Livio
To Infinity and Beyond by Eli Maor
The Joy of Pi by David Blatner
A History of God by Karen Armstrong
The Stuff of Thought by Steven Pinker
Will to Freedom: A Perilous Journey Through Fascism and Communism by Egon Balas
The Waste Makers by Vance Packard
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) by Susan Orlean
The Way We Talk Now by Geoffrey Nunberg
Bicycling Science by David Gordon Wilson
The Demon Under the Microscope by Thomas Hager
What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry by John Markoff
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
The Whiskey Rebellion by William Hogeland
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics by John Derbyshire
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
The Born – Einstein Letters by Albert Einstein, Max Born
The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai by John Tayman
Witness by Whittaker Chambers
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War by Andrew Roberts
Poincare’s Prize: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math’s Greatest Puzzles by George G. Szpiro
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan by Russell Shorto
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Decision Points by George W. Bush
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Carpentaria: A Novel by Alexis Wright
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Dispatches by Michael Herr
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
Caveat Emptor: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Ruth Downie
Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges