Book 16; Continent: North America

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard 323 pages, Kindle edition (261 pages up to Acknowledgements and Notes) Choose this compelling story of crime and madness in post-Civil War America even if history is a new genre for you Quick: which four American presidents […]

Book 10; Continent: North America

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan 402 pages The bustling background noise of coffee shop or cafeteria sets the mood for this engaging story of the Manhattan Project’s fast-paced presence in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 1903, a Tennessee mountain man by […]