William Manchester
Death of a President
American Caesar
The Last Lion (1,2,3)

David McCullough
John Adams
Wright Brothers
The Great Bridge
The Path between the Seas
The Pioneers

Joseph Ellis
American Creation
American Sphinx
Founding Brothers
His Excellency: George Washington

A. Scott Berg

James Swanson
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer

James Bradley
Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima

Cornelius Ryan
The Longest Day

David Hackett Fischer
Washington’s Crossing
Paul Revere’s Ride
Champlain’s Dream

Erik Larson
Dead Wake
The Devil in the White City
In the Garden of Beasts
The Splendid and the Vile

Ron Chernow

Jon Krakauer
Into Thin Air
Into the Wild
Under the Banner of Heavan

Stephen E. Ambrose
Undaunted Courage

Edmund Morris
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Rex

James M. McPherson
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

Laura Hillenbrand

Walter Isaacson
Benjamin Franklin
Steve Jobs

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Team of Rivals

Nathaniel Philbrick
Bunker Hill
The Last Stand
Valiant Ambition

Tom Wolfe
The Right Stuff

Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Charles Lindberg
The Spirit of St Louis

Marcus Luttrell
Lone Survivor

Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods
A Short History of Nearly Everything
One Summer: America, 1927

Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point
David and Goliath
The Bomber Mafia

Piers Paul Read
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

Sebastian Junger
The Perfect Storm

Bill O’Reilly
Killing Patton
Killing Kennedy
Killing Lincoln
Killing the Rising Sun
Killing Reagan
Killing England
Killing Crazy Horse
Killing the SS
Killing the Mob
Killing the Killers

Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs and Steel

Phil Knight
Shoe Dog

Jack Weatherford
Genghis Khan

Marjory Stoneman Douglas
The Everglades River of Grass
Voice of the River

General Chuck Yeager

Jon Meacham
American Lion

John Ferling
The Ascent of George Washington

Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative

Timothy White
Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley

Jon Lee Anderson
Che Guevara : A Revolutionary Life

Winston Churchill
The Gathering Storm
Their Finest Hour
The Grand Alliance
The Hinge of Fate
Closing the Ring
Triumph and Tragedy

Parson Weems
The Life of Washington