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Books i've read in 2011 Part 1

Lewis Woolston
The list author says: "A collection of books i've read and enjoyed in 2011 (so far)"
Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870 - 1935
Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870 - 1935
"a great history of the French foreign legion during the colonial era, i was totally absorbed in this book"
There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters
There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters
"a great book about the iron lady and why she is still an inspiration to conservatives everywhere, highly recommended"
Nailed To History: The Story of the Manic Street Preachers
Nailed To History: The Story of the Manic Street Preachers
"I'm a huge fan of this band and this is the best book i've read about them"
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 (New York Review Books Classics)
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 (New York Review Books Classics)
"A gripping account of the French war in Algeria, all sorts of lessons about colonialism can be taken from this great book."
The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank
The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank
"A strange story about one man's attempt to make a sperm bank with nothing but nobel prize winning donors. Raises all sorts of interesting questions about eugenics and choice. Highly recommended"
Johnny Got His Gun
Johnny Got His Gun
"Horrifying book about a man left crippled and helpless by war. It will keep you awake at night."
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
"The author got a job as a corrections officer and worked at Sing Sing prison for a year. This book is his account of what it was like doing the job. As a prison officer myself i appreciated someone finally taking the time to understand what it's like and writing about our reality. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to really understand prisons."
The Damnation Game
The Damnation Game
"Quality horror from a master of the genre"