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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

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1716 Hagakure: The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai by Yamamoto Tsunetomo Historical
1881The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Historical, Middle Ages
1958Exodus by Leon Uris Historical, Israel
1959Hawaii by James A. Michener Historical, Hawaii, USA
1965The Source by James A. Michener Historical, Israel, Middle East
1966Tai-Pan by James Clavell Historical, Far East, Asian Saga
1970Qb VII by Leon Uris Historical, Legal Thriller
1974Centennial by James A. Michener Historical, Westerns, Gold Rush, Colorado, USA
1975Shogun by James Clavell Action, Historical, Far East, Asian Saga, Japan
1975The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton Historical
1976Roots by Alex Haley Historical
1976Trinity by Leon Uris Historical, Ireland
1979Kindred by Octavia E. Butler Historical, Science Fiction, Time Travel
1979The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe Historical, Non-fiction
1982Two for Texas by James Lee Burke Historical, Westerns, Louisiana , Texas
1983Poland by James A. Michener Historical, Poland
1985Texas by James A. Michener Historical, Westerns, Texas, USA
1988Alaska by James A. Michener Historical, Westerns, Alaska
1989The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
1992Mexico by James A. Michener Historical, Mexico
1993A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett Historical
1997American Pastoral by Philip Roth Family Drama, Historical, Realism, Zuckerman
1998I Married a Communist by Philip Roth Historical, Zuckerman
2003O'Hara's Choice by Leon Uris Historical, Military
2004Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell Action, Historical, Near Future, Post Apocalypse, Speculative
2004Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson Historical, Baroque Cycle
2004The Confusion by Neal Stephenson Historical, Baroque Cycle
2004The Virtues of War by Steven Pressfield Historical
A Novel of Alexander the Great
2005The System of the World by Neal Stephenson Historical, Baroque Cycle
2006The Afghan Campaign by Steven Pressfield Historical, Military, Middle East
2007World Without End by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
2008Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin Historical, Italy
2010Fall of Giants by Ken Follett Historical, The Century Trilogy
2012Winter of the World by Ken Follett Historical, The Century Trilogy
2014All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Historical, World War II, France, Germany
2014Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett Historical, The Century Trilogy
2015The Assassin by Clive Cussler Historical, Private Eye, Assassins, Isaac Bell
2015The Einstein Prophecy by Robert Masello Historical, Thriller
2016The Jekyll Revelation by Robert Masello Historical, Thriller
2017A Column of Fire by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge

 

 

 


 

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