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Truman
1.  Truman by David G. McCullough
The list author says:
  "The Best, Loved it. I must read all of McCullough's books...."
$14.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (840 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

John Adams
2.  John Adams by David G. McCullough
The list author says:
  "Who is John  Adams, why does he get less attention?"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,240 customer reviews)

Night
3.  Night by Elie Wiesel
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  "A must read....."
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No Place to Hide
4.  No Place to Hide by Robert O'Harrow
The list author says:
  "Scary, a good informative read, you will change....."
$14.10   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
5.  Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower by William Blum
The list author says:
  "If you believe it good, if not good, WOW, interesting, not sure what to make of it.."
$11.89   Used & New from: $1.74
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
6.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
The list author says:
  "WoW.....A great book to discuss and debate......"
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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times
7.  Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times by George Crile
The list author says:
  "Fascinating....This explains a lot of why things are the way they are."
$13.23   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (278 customer reviews)

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
8.  Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
The list author says:
  "Incredible.....A lot of people told me to read this book and I am glad I did.  I have since told a dozen other people to read it.  It does a good job of explaining a lot about todays world."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,127 customer reviews)

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
9.  Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "Awesome, into the wild is also great....makes me want to at least go to Everest...."
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Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism
10.  Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism by Thomas L. Friedman
The list author says:
  "I only wish Tom Friedman worked for the government instead of writing.  He would be a great force in any cabinet....His knowledge and insight are tremendous....."
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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
11.  The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman
The list author says:
  "Awesome.....We need Tom Friedman to work in our government.  He is so right on so many things."
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Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam
12.  Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden
The list author says:
  "Awesome, a story we need to remember, but unfortunately, we too often forget."
$11.77   Used & New from: $0.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (184 customer reviews)

The Great Bridge
13.  The Great Bridge by David G. McCullough
The list author says:
  "Another great one from David McCullough"
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Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel - Why Everything You Know is Wrong
14.  Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel - Why Everything You Know is Wrong by John Stossel
The list author says:
  "WOW, I need to write some of this down on notes so I have good info to debate with."
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Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
15.  Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
The list author says:
  "An important book.  A great read."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews)

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Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath
16.  Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath by Elizabeth Norman
The list author says:
  "An important book about a story not often told."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews)

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
17.  Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
The list author says:
  "Great, just great...super sad...."
$7.99
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