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Here is a long list of books that I hope to read in the future:
I must also mention that one of my favorite books of all time is “A Short History of Nearly Everything”, authored by Bill Bryson.  This book vibrates my soul.  I have read it many times and get the same thrill every time.  I have actually outlined the contents of each chapter, and include those outlines here for anyone interested.  Just click here to go to the chapter index of one of the great ‘history’ books every written (in my opinion).

Books I should consider reading:                                                 Click here to return to the ‘Personal’ section of the website
• The Diplomat’s Wife, by Jenoff  (WWII)
• The Berlin Girl, by Robotham  (WWII)
• Framed, by Clair Poulson
• Runaway, by Clair Poulson
• Mormons and Masonry
• Coming of Age in the Milky Way
• Longitude
• The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie”, by Alan Bradley
• The Suspect, An Olympic Bombing, by Kent Alexander
• Books referenced in Bill Bryson’s “A Short History of Nearly Everything”
    1. Coming of Age in the Milky Way, by Timothy Ferris
    2. Eight Little Piggies, by Stephen Jay Gould
    3. The Map That Changed the World, by Simon Winchester
    4. Terrible Lizard, by Deborah Cadbury
    5. Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos, by Dennis Overbye
    6. The History and Use of our Earth’s Chemical Elements, by Robert Krebs
    7. E = mc2 by David Bodanis
    8. Prometheans in the Lab, by Sharon McGrayne
    9. Life at the Extremes, by Frances Ashcroft
    10. Point Counter Point, by Edward Tantamount
• Study the life of Willard Bean, Mormon boxer, is there a biography?
•  A Lion and a Lamb
• Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
• The Rising Generation, by Gerald Lund (a new series of books)
• Mao’s Last Dancer
• All the Lights we cannot see, Doerr
• The River is Wide
• Dawn of D-day, by David Howarth
• We Die Alone, by David Howarth
• The Birds Christmas Carol, by Kate Douglas Wiggins
• Funeral in Berlin
• The Lives of Others
• The Looking Glass War
• Fires of Faith
• The Cardinal
• Books by Jeffrey Archer, Daniel Silva, or John Lescroat
• The Crucible
• Visions of glory : one man’s astonishing account of the last days, as told to John Pontius.
• The Man for All Seasons
• The Name of the Rose
• Brigadoon
• Darkness At Noon
• The Ditch-digger’s Daughters
• American Sniper
• Biographies of Luther, Zwingli, Tyndale, John Calvin, Wycliffe
• M I 6 (M eye 6), the British Secret service during WW2
• End Game, by Mauldin
• Comeback, America, by David Walker
• This Time Is Different, by Reinhardt
• The Worst Journey in the World, by Cherry-Garrard
• Molecules and Emotion
• The books noted in the front of ASHONE by Bryson
• Stalin, Lenin
• Napoleon
• Attila the Hun
• Michener books (Hawaii, etc)
• Stephen Ambrose books
• Irving Stone books
• Thomas Becket?
• Cardinal Wolsey
• Abraham Lincoln biography
• Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic, Hampton Sides
• They Have Their Exits, by Airey Neave
• Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat, by Peter Hammond
• God and My Neighbor, by Robert Blatchford
• Pilgrims’ Progress
• Biography of Henry VIII
• A History of Christianity, by Kenneth Scott Latourette, 2 volumes
• A history of the Catholic popes
• Absalom, Absalom, by Faulkner   (Civil War)
• The Killer Angels, by Shaara  (Civil War)
• Andersonville, by Kantor (Civil War)
• Proof of Heaven
• Galina, A Russian Story
* The Kingdom and the Crown series by Gerald Lund
* The Promised Land series by David Woolley
* Zion, Seeking the City of Enoch, by Chis Stewart
* The Great and the Terrible series
* Boy in the Boat
* The Earlene Fowler mystery series 1/ Saddlemaker’s Wife 2/ Love Mercy 3/ Fool’s Puzzle 4/ Irish Chain 5/ Kansas Troubles 6/ Goose in the Pond 7/ Dove in the
   Window 8/ Mariner!s Compass 9/ Seven Sisters 10/ Arkansas Travelers 11/ Steps to the Altar 12/ Sunshine and Shadow 13/ Broken Dishes 14/ Deletable
   Mountains 15/ Tumbling Blocks 16/ State Fair 17/ Spiders Web
* How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq by M. Alexander
* Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug Stanton
* Sastun: My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer by Rosita Arvigo
* Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.) by Steven D. Levitt
* The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War by Michael Shaara
* Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the ulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose
* The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story by Richard Preston
* Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It by Gina Kolata
* Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real by Nigel Jonathan Spivey
* Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
* Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
* Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
* Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. Ambrose
* Down Under by Bill Bryson
* He Rode Up Front for Patton by Albin F. Irzyk
* Churchill by Roy Jenkins
* End the Fed by Ron Paul
* The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America by S. Mark Young
* The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
* The Road to Andor (?spelling), by Jones
* Within Four Walls, by Cartwright
* Steve Perry novels ?

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