AP: Book Reviews

Your book reviews were some of the best work I have ever read. They were insightful and showed a level of attention that is rare. I’m looking forward to what you will be able to produce. There will be two due dates depending on the length of the book you choose. I wanted to make available some longer works of fiction, but given the time constraints, I didn’t think it was realistic to set a due date before spring break.

I tried to list the titles in chronological order.

People’s History of the U.S. by Howard Zinn (NF)

Biographies or works of non-fiction covering people/topics after 1900 (NF)

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Mr. Capone by Robert Schoenberg(NF)

The Bottleggers by Kenneth Allsop (NF)

Boardwalk Empire by Nelson Johnson (NF)

Wicked City by Ace Atkins

Live by Night by Denise Lehane

Night by Elie Wiesel (NF)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Winter of the World by Ken Follett

Girls of Atomic City (NF) by Denise Kiernan

Killing Kennedy or another book about the assassination (NF)

11-22-63 by Stephen King

Things they didn’t teach you about the 1960s by Mike Wright (NF)

1969 by Rob Kirkpatrick (NF)

The State Line Mob: A true story of murder and intrigue by W. R. Morris (NF)

Jobs by Walter Isaacson (NF)

Overthrow by Stephen Kinzer (NF)

I want my MTV by Rob Tannenbaum

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