The book follows Dr. Doudna’s journey to create a gene editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas9 is a revolution in the genetic engineering field, felt around the world
Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park is a non-fiction account of the life of Daisy Lawrence, who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II.
This graphic novel recounts The White Rose Anti-Nazi activities of Sophie Scholl, Hans Scholl, Christoph Probst, Alexander Schmorell and Willi Graf during WWII
How Beautiful We Were is, in a word, fatalistic. The villagers are fighting a lost cause,– The David vs. Goliath story slowly morphs into a nuanced conflict.
The stories collected shattered many lives, not the least the childhood of the person telling. Several of them never recovered after their childhood ended.
The true story of Udham Singh, a Sikh orphan, setting out on a decades long scheme to murder an English diplomat, t Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor
A memoir of William Shatner, the famous actor, and his up and down relationship with his Star Trek co-star and good friend, Leonard Nimoy over the decades.
The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive Painting – a non-fiction book about da Vinci’s painting: Salvator Mundi, sold for $450 million
The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775 – 1777 by Rick Atkinson describes the first 21 months of the Revolutionary War.
The Porpoise by Mark Haddon is a novel following three stories in different time periods, all with a common narrative, in different worlds, which just touch.