The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: Gar Alperovitz
The revisionists bible, so awe inspiringly detailed: with accounts from the men who made the decisions, so achingly well researched that it's impossible to doubt it's credibility in what was the US's darkest hour.
Why they really did it, not why you think they did. If you believe, like I did, that it was to save lives then prepare for a real shock.
And Shield of Thunder: David Gemmel, the story of Troy in 3 books.
Totally gripping, and for a fantasy impressively researched, plus it was his last work before he died.
I recently started Wayne Grudem's "Systematic Theology." I'm also (sort of) reading Dante's Paradise...when I have time. This is, of course, pretty typical of my rather narrow set of reading interests which includes religious books, my physics textbooks, and ancient literature. In that order.
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