I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural animals, domestic pets, and even humans.
SparkNotes: The Autobiography of Malcolm X: Plot Overview
A short summary of Malcolm X & Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey: 9780345514400: Amazon.com: Books
Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself.
The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century
In Cold Blood: Truman Capote: 9780679745587: Amazon.com: Books
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
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought.
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
The Communist Manifesto is one of the most important political theories ever formulated.
Diary of a Young Girl | Anne Frank, History, & Facts | Britannica.com
The Diary of a Young Girl: Diary of a Young Girl, journal by Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who chronicled her family’s hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing