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A Listmania! list by NJD
The list author says: "A working list, more will be added as I think of/read more.

No dry stuff, these are all very readable and enjoyable."
A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts
1.  A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts by Andrew Chaikin
$14.87   Used & New from: $3.65
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
2.  Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
$11.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (866 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
3.  Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (937 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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1776
4.  1776 by David McCullough
$13.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,314 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story
5.  The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story by Richard Preston
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (325 customer reviews)

Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig
6.  Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig by Jonathan Eig
$12.57   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (231 customer reviews)

The Siege of Mecca: The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine
7.  The Siege of Mecca: The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine by Yaroslav Trofimov
$12.62   Used & New from: $4.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
8.  A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
$6.00   Used & New from: $1.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,492 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail, 3rd Edition
9.  A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail, 3rd Edition by Jeff Alt
$14.43   Used & New from: $2.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
10.  Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home by Vince Rause
$12.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (309 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
11.  The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (773 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
12.  The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
$9.83   Used & New from: $1.32
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (597 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Jupiters Travels: Four Years Around the World on a Triumph
13.  Jupiters Travels: Four Years Around the World on a Triumph by Ted Simon
$20.21   Used & New from: $12.56
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
14.  We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore
$15.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (719 customer reviews)

The Quest for Cosmic Justice
15.  The Quest for Cosmic Justice by Thomas Sowell
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
16.  The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy by Thomas Sowell
$13.86   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews)

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
17.  The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson
$12.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (806 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

In a Sunburned Country
18.  In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
$9.03   Used & New from: $0.01
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More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite
19.  More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite by Sebastian Mallaby
$23.15   Used & New from: $2.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

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