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    The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.

Year: 1979
Genre: HistoricalNon-fiction

    The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry. A sweeping tale of the turbulent middle ages, "The Pillars of the Earth" is a masterpiece from one of the world's most popular authors.

Year: 1989
Genre: HistoricalMiddle Ages

    Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Ken Follett's magnificent new historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families--and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same agai

Year: 2010
Genre: Historical

 

 

Got ItWant ItRead ItYearTitle

-- -- --1716 Hagakure: The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai   by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
-- -- --1881 The Prince and the Pauper   by Mark Twain
-- -- --1959 Hawaii   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1965 The Source   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1966 Tai-Pan   by James Clavell
-- -- --1974 Centennial   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1975 Shogun   by James Clavell
-- -- --1975 The Great Train Robbery   by Michael Crichton
-- -- --1976 Roots   by Alex Haley
-- -- --1979 The Right Stuff   by Tom Wolfe
-- -- --1983 Poland   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1985 Texas   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1988 Alaska   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1989 The Pillars of the Earth   by Ken Follett
-- -- --1992 Mexico   by James A. Michener
-- -- --1993 A Dangerous Fortune   by Ken Follett
-- -- --1994 The Alienist   by Caleb Carr
-- -- --2004 Cloud Atlas   by David Mitchell
-- -- --2004 Quicksilver   by Neal Stephenson
-- -- --2004 The Confusion   by Neal Stephenson
-- -- --2005 The System of the World   by Neal Stephenson
-- -- --2007 World Without End   by Ken Follett
-- -- --2010 Fall of Giants   by Ken Follett
-- -- --2012 Winter of the World   by Ken Follett
-- -- --2014 Edge of Eternity   by Ken Follett
-- -- --2015 The Assassin   by Clive Cussler
-- -- --2015 The Einstein Prophecy   by Robert Masello
-- -- --2016 The Jekyll Revelation   by Robert Masello
-- -- --2017 A Column of Fire   by Ken Follett

 

 

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