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The Last Heathen: Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia
1.  The Last Heathen: Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia by Charles Montgomery
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West With The Night
2.  West With The Night by Beryl Markham
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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
3.  The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed by John Vaillant
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Into the Wild
4.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
5.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
6.  The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger
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My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience
7.  My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience by Rian Malan
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
8.  Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
9.  In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
10.  We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch
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Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda
11.  Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda by Roméo Dallaire
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Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy
12.  Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy by Kevin Bales
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The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
13.  The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant
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WAR
14.  WAR by Sebastian Junger
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