January 12, 2010

11 Nonfiction Reads that Read Like Fiction

Seabury (and other) readers would enjoy these books.

Two copies of each are on their way, so look for them on the New Books Pyramid sometime next week!

Chasing Lincoln's Killer
by James Swanson

The Hot Zone: A Terrifying Story (the ebola virus)
by Richard Preston

Left for Dead
by Peter Nelson and Hunter Scott

She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall (Columbine shootings)
by Misty Bernall

Sightings: The Gray Whale's Mysterious Journey
by Linda Hogan, Brenda Peterson

The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage
by Cliff Stoll

The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
by Esther Hautzig

The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor
by Ken Silverstein

The Upstairs Room. A Dutch Jewish girl describes the two-and-one-half years she spent in hiding in the upstairs bedroom of a farmer's house during World War II.
by Johanna Reis

No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row
by Susan Kuklin

And here's #11, thanks to Mr. Hodara (see his comment below):
The Last Days of the Incas
by Kim MacQuarrie


Feel free to comment on a book you think Seabury (and other) readers would enjoy, in this category.