Also - some of these books are a little weird - deal with it
Both by Sudhir Venkatesh
A sociology student and then professor takes to the streets of first Chicago and then New York City. Very interesting reads about the inner workings of urban areas and the sub-cultures that hold up the urban affluent society we all know and love.
A compelling memoir about depression in Ireland, and the struggle to survive told from a small boys point of view.
A creative non-fiction book about a race between two women, both fearless and leaders of the time.
A comic memoiristic novel about food and it's impact on the authors life. Funny and a great read.
Peter The Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
If you can get through long reads, I mean very very long, this is an amazing book about how this ruler really changed Russia.
I'll Take Manhattan
Fast paced story about a determined women who climbs her way to the top. She's a little crazy and sloppy along the way, but hey she's very motivated.
The Demon In The Freezer
A very true and nerve racking story about the use of biological weapons.
A book about a death-row inmate and what really happened. It makes you question the death penalty, it makes you question who is the bad guy.
Pale Horse Coming
Strange things go on in this book. The main character infiltrates a prison and what he finds in horrific.