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by David P. Stern


            Booklist, other recommended books, with brief descriptions.

  1.   A Fez of the Heart by Jeremy Seal
  2.   Murder on a Kibbutz by Batya Gur
  3.   The John McPhee Reader selections from books by John McPhee
  4.   When Earth and Sky Changed Places by LeLy Hayslip with Jay Wurtz
              continued in Child of War, Woman of Peace
  5.   The Happy Islands of Oceania by Paul Theroux
  6.   Nuclear Renewal by Richard Rhodes
  7.   Out West by Dayton Duncan
  8.   The Spell of the Tiger by Sy Montgomery
  9.   Rolling Nowhere by Ted Conover
  10.   Slide Rule by Nevil Shute
  11.   Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies with Alison Leslie Gold
  12.   The Ends of the Earth by Robert D. Kaplan
  13.   Searching for Paradise by Thurston Clarke
              (Original title: "Searching for Crusoe")
  14.   Baby, Would I Lie?" by Donald Westlake
  15.   Zero Three Bravo by Mariana Gosnell
  16.   I, Asimov by Isaac Asimov (confession of an Asimov wannabee)
  17.   The Transforming Principle by Maclyn McCarthy
              (The life of Oswald Avery and the Secret of DNA.)
  18.   Passage to Juneau by Jonathan Raban
  19.   The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston
  20.   The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  21.   Tycho and Kepler by Kitty Ferguson
  22.   Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux
  23.   A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel
  24.   Eastward to Tartary by Robert Kaplan
  25.   The Arch of Kerguelen by Jean-Paul Kauffmann
  26.   Washington Schlepped Here By Christopher Buckley
  27.   A Short History of Nearly Everything By Bill Bryson
  28.   Population 485 by Michael Perrry
  29.   The Fall of Baghdad by Jon Lee Anderson
  30.   The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan
  31.   Blue Latitudes the story of captain Cook, by Tony Horwitz
  32.   Talking to the Enemy by Avner Mandelman
  33.   Love my Rifle more than You by Kayla Williams
  34.   Night Calls by by Henry Eisenberg with Arlene and Howard Eisenberg
  35.   Imperial Grunts by Robert D. Kaplan
  36.   An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina and Tom Zoellner
  37.   The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine The illustrated notebook of Henry O. Gusley
    edited and annotated by Edward T. Cotham, jr.
  38.   The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Dworkin
  39.   Francis Crick, Discoverer of the Genetic Code by Matt Ridley
  40.   The Occupation--war and resistance in Iraq by Patrick Cockburn
  41.   The Origins of the Future by John Gribbin
  42.   Mirrors of the Unseen by Jason Elliot
  43.   The Coast by Joseph J. Thorndike
  44.   Swimming Across by Andrew S. Grove
  45.   Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  46.   Becoming Shakespeare by John T. Lynch
  47.   Jerusalem by Simon Goldhill
  48.   Doctors by Sherwin B. Nuland
  49.   In the Footsteps of Marco Polo by Dennis Belliveau and Francis O'Donnell
  50.   In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
  51.   Nathanael Greene by Gerald M. Carbone
  52.   In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
  53.   The Oasis by Petru Popescu
  54.   The Good Soldiers by David Finkel
  55.   The Little Book of String Theory by Steven S. Gubser
  56.   Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
  57.   1948, A Soldier's Tale by Uri Avnery
  58.   I Shall not Hate by Izzeldin Abuelaish
  59.   Sailors in the Holy Land by Andrew Jampoler
  60.   The Man who Invented the Computer by Jane Smiley
  61.   Lost in America by Sherwin Nuland
  62.   Delhi by Sam Miller
  63.   To the Last Breath by Francis Slakey
  64.   Stranger to History by Aatish Taseer
  65.   Every Man in this Village is a Liar by Megan K. Stack
  66.   Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Bremzen
  67.   iWoz by Steve Wozniak with Gina Smith
  68.   The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  69.   Quest by Leopold Infeld
  70.   Pumpkin Flowers by Matti Friedman


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