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13: The Flight that Failed - Henry S. F. Cooper, Jr. - 10/3/73
83 Hours Till Dawn - Gene Miller - 11/20/73
102 Minutes - Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn - 6/27/2005
1776: Year Of Illusions - Thomas Fleming - 5/13/76
2010: Odyssey Two - Arthur C. Clarke - 3/24/83
Adams vs. Texas - Randall Adams - 11/22/91
Adrift - Steven Callahan - 6/13/86
Aftershock - Ellen Wolfe - 9/8/69
The Airmen and the Headhunters – Judith M. Heimann – 9/12/2008
The Alaska Adventures of a Norwegian Cheechako - Harald Eide - 4/6/76
Alaska Sourdough - Richard Morenus - 10/6/65
Albatross - Deborah S. Kiley - 12/14/94
The Alice Crimmins Case - Kenneth Gross - 11/10/75
All Around the Town - Mary Higgins Clark - 8/5/92
All Creatures Great & Small - James Herriott - 5/29/73
All Things Wise & Wonderful - James Herriot - 8/15/78
Along the Edge of America - Peter Jenkins - 5/11/95
American Places - William Zinsser - 1/7/94
Among the Dead - Michael Tolkin - 10/26/93
Anatomy of a Jury - Seymour Wishman - 12/22/86
Anatomy of an Illness - Norman Cousins - 6/2/80
Anatomy of Injustice - Raymond Bonner - August 17, 2012
Anchorage Northeast - Howard T. Walden II - 4/8/75
And I Alone Survived - Lauren Elder (Streshinsky) - 12/12/78
The Angel Inside went Sour - Esther Rothman - 3/15/72
Another Part of the House - Winston Estes - 4/10/70
Anything Goes - Lucy Moore - 8/6/2010
Appalachian Passage - Helen Hiscoe - 3/10/92
The Appeal – John Grisham – 6/3/2008
Arabia Felix - Thorkild Hansen - 10/27/64
The Assassination of Jesse James - Ron Hansen - 4/25/85
Assault on the Liberty - James Ennes, Jr. - 1/6/81
The Associate - John Grisham - 6/4/2009
At Ease - Dwight D. Eisenhower - 10/31/67
At Random (Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf) - Bennett Cerf - 1/2/78
The August Strangers - Mike Slosberg - 7/12/77
Avalanche – Patrick F. McManus – 7/13/2007
Back to the Damn Soil -Mary Gubser - 12/14/90
Baseball is a Funny Game - Joe Garagiola - 3/30/78
The Bear in the Attic - Patrick F. McManus - 2/14/2003
The Best of Me - Nicholas Sparks - 11/12/2014
The Best of the Athletic Boys - Jack Newcombe - 10/14/75
The Best Years (1945-50) - Joseph C. Goulden - 9/8/76
The Big Turnoff – Ellen Currey-Wilson – 8/3/2007
The Birthday Boys - Beryl Bainbridge - 10/19/94
Bleachers - John Grisham - 2/6/2004
Bless the Beasts & Children - Glendon Swarthout - 6/8/70
Blind Faith - Joe McGinniss - 6/19/89
Blue Highways - William Least Heat Moon - 5/23/83
The Bold and Magnificent Dream - Bruce & William Catton - 8/21/79
Booth - David Robertson - 4/30/98
Born Free - Joy Adamson - 9/22/66
The Boys of Summer - Roger Kahn - 4/3/72
The Brass Ring - Bill Mauldin - 2/18/72
Breaking Blue - Timothy Egan - 7/12/93
The Brethren - John Grisham - 5/26/2000
The Bridges of Madison County - Robert J. Waller - 5/1/93
The Broker - John Grisham - 5/19/2005
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee - Dee Brown - 7/20/71
By Myself - Lauren Bacall - 4/27/79
Calico Joe - John Grisham - 7/13/2012
Carter Beats the Devil - Glen David Gold - 12/31/2001
Centennial - James A. Michener - 10/10/74
A Certain Island - Robert Murphy - 4/22/67
The Chamber - John Grisham - 1/19/95
The Champion of Sourwood Mountain - Billy C. Clark - 6/13/66
Chappie and Me - John Craig - 3/31/80
Charlatan – Pope Brock – 7/14/2008
Cheeseburgers - Bob Greene - 1/19/87
Chevrolet Summers and Dairy Queen Nights - Bob Greene - 7/27/98
The Children's Blizzard - David Laskin - 2/4/2005
The China Card - John Ehrlichman - 9/8/86
Christy - Catherine Marshall - 9/24/68
City of Scoundrels - Gary Krist - 9/20/2012
A Civil Tongue - Edwin Newman - 1/17/77
Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind - Steven Spielberg - 12/15/77
Close Friends - Peter Jenkins - 3/7/90
The Clowns of God - Morris West - 1/6/82
Code Talker - Chester Nez - 6/14/2013
Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier - 9/9/97
Cold Sassy Tree - Olive Ann Burns - 7/1/85
Come Winter - Douglas C. Jones - 12/29/89
Coming of Age - Studs Terkel - 1/23/96
Confederates in the Attic - Tony Horwitz - 9/24/99
The Confession - John Grisham - 4/4/2011
Consumption - Kevin Patterson - 11/13/2009
Country Editor's Boy - Hal Borland - 8/6/70
The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer - Douglas Jones - 12/17/76
The Cove - Ron Rash - 5/2/2013
Crazy-White-Man - Richard Morenus - 2/8/65
The Crickets All Look Alike - Bill Davidson - 3/1/66
A Curious Man - Neal Thompson - 10/1/2013
Dancing at the Rascal Fair - Ivan Doig - 2/18/88
Dark Horse - Fletcher Knebel - 7/31/72
Dateline: White House - Helen Thomas - 3/4/76
David Sarnoff - Eugene Lyons - 3/11/66
Daybreak - Belva Plain - 9/12/94
Daylight in the Swamp - Robert W. Wells - 1/31/78
The Day the Market Crashed - Donald I. Rogers - 6/13/72
Dead Weight - Batt Humphreys - 5/21/2010
Deadliest Sea - Kalee Thompson - 9/28/2010
Dear John – Nicholas Sparks – 3/24/2007
Dear Me - Peter Ustinov - 1/16/79
A Death in Canaan - Joan Barthel - 2/8/77
Deep End of the Ocean - Jacquelyn Mitchard - 1/13/97
Defending Jacob - William Landay - December 19, 2012
Deliverance Day - Michael Selzer - 4/2/79
Desperate Passage – Ethan Rarick – 8/14/2008
Destiny of the Republic - Candice Millard 11/28/2011
Dinah, Blow Your Horn - Jack Bickham - 11/29/79
The Dinosaur Club - William Heffeman - 11/26/97
Disaster! - Dan Kurzman - 8/13/2001
The Ditchdigger's Daughters - Yvonne Thornton - 9/14/95
The Divide - Nicholas Evans - 2/28/2006
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? - John R. Powers - 2/13/76
Don't Kill All the Lawyers - Jack McIntosh - 3/18/2013
Don't Look Back - Mark Ribowsky - 3/24/95
The Double Helix - James D. Watson - 7/25/68
Downwind from Nobody - Joan Wells - 7/26/79
Driving to Detroit - Lesley Hazleton - 7/28/99
Duel with the Devil - Paul Collins - 1/17/2014
Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control - Fred W. Friendly - 4/14/67
Due to Lack of Interest, Tomorrow Has Been Cancelled - Irene Kampen - 6/23/71
Dummy - Ernest Tidynam - 3/29/74
Duty - Bob Greene - 8/21/2000
Each Thief Passing By - E. M. Swift - 5/3/82
The Eagle and the Iron Cross - Glendon Swarthout - 3/3/67
East of the Mountains - David Guterson - 8/2/99
Edges of the Earth - Richard Leo - 9/22/93
Eight is Enough - Tom Braden - 7/16/76
Eighth Moon - Sansan as told to her sister Bette Lord - 8/18/64
The Eighty-Dollar Champion - Elizabeth Letts - 1/23/2012
Elliot Allagash - Simon Rich - 9/8/2010
Emma and I - Sheila Hocken - 12/29/78
Empire Falls - Richard Russo - 4/8/2002
Enduring Courage - John F. Ross - 7/31/2014
Enemies - Tim Weiner - 10/19/2012
English Creek - Ivan Doig - 1/16/89
Enola Gay - Gordon Thomas & Max Morgan Witts - 10/18/77
Envoy from Heaven - Joseph Tusiani - 6/21/65
Errands - Judith Guest - 8/12/97
The Evening Stars - Barbara Matusow - 5/11/84
Event 1000 - David Lavallee - 5/18/72
Every Breath You Take - Ann Rule - 7/10/2002
Every Day by the Sun - Dean Faulkner Wells - 12/29/2011
Exit the Rainmaker - Jonathan Coleman - 4/5/90
The Facemaker - Richard Gordon - 10/28/69
The Fall of Japan - William Craig - 5/3/68
The Far Side of Victory - Joanne Greenberg - 4/11/84
The Fatal Gift of Beauty - Nina Burleigh - 5/11/2012
Fatal Voyage: Sinking of USS Indianapolis - Dan Kurzman - 8/12/91
Finally, I'm a Doctor - Neil Shulman, M. D. - 12/24/79
A Fine and Pleasant Misery - Patrick F. McManus - 8/5/81
Fire from Heaven - Mary Renault - 1/12/70
First Among Equals - Jeffrey Archer - 2/25/85
The First Patient – Michael Palmer – 4/24/2008
Fishbait (Memoirs of the Congressional Doorkeeper) - William "Fishbait" Miller - 8/4/77
Five Patients - Michael Crichton - 1/14/72
Five Women I Love - Bob Hope - 1/14/67
Flight of Passage - Rinker Buck - 9/29/98
The Flight of the Phoenix - Elleston Trevor - 7/28/64
The Flying Flynns - Bethine Flynn - 1/10/80
For Better, for Worse - Caryl Rivers/Alan Lupo - 11/18/81
Four Letters of Love - Niall Williams - 4/1/98
From the Earth to the Moon - Jules Verne - 6/20/69
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Whitehouse - David & Johnny Johnson - 9/13/84
A Gathering of Saints - Robert Lindsey - 10/6/89
The Generous Years - Chet Huntley - 11/11/68
Glacier Pilot - Beth Day - 10/27/71
Glory Enough for All - Duane Schultz - 4/6/94
Gods and Generals - Jeff Shaara - 11/14/96
The Golden Eagle - Robert Murphy - 7/28/65
Golfing with God - Roland Merullo - 1/2/2006
Good Evening, Everybody - Lowell Thomas - 3/15/77
The Good Samaritan Strikes Again - Patrick McManus - 4/12/93
A Good School - Richard Yates - 3/14/80
The Good Times - Russell Baker - 11/21/89
Goodbye, Mickey Mouse - Len Deighton - 8/16/83
The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank - Erma Bombeck - 11/10/76
The Grasshopper Trap - Patrick McManus - 12/9/85
Gray Mountain - John Grisham - 1/15/2015
Great Lakes Country - Russell McKee - 10/14/66
The Great Los Angeles Blizzard - Thom Racina - 4/17/78
The Great Northern Express - Howard Frank Mosher -  7/31/2012
Great Plains - Ian Frazier - 8/2/89
The Great Train Robbery - Michael Crichton - 6/6/75
The Greatest Crime - Sloan Wilson - 6/16/81
The Greatest Generation - Tom Brokaw - 4/9/99
The Greatest Story Ever Told - Fulton Oursler - 12/8/64
Growing Up - Russell Baker - 7/18/83
The Guardian - Nicholas Sparks - 9/17/2003
The Guns of the South - Harry Turtledove - 12/1/92
Gypsy Moth Circles the World - Sir Francis Chichester - 4/9/68
Hanger Stout, Awake - Jack Matthews - 8/23/67
Hanging On - Edmund G. Love - 6/29/88
Hard Times in Paradise - David and Micki Colfax - 4/27/93
Harry S. Truman - Margaret Truman - 12/14/72
Having Our Say - The Delaney Sisters - 2/3/94
Haywire - Brooke Hayward - 4/22/77
The Healing Heart - Norman Cousins - 3/19/84
The Hearsts - Father And Son - William Randolph Hearst, Jr. - 6/19/92
Hemingway in Michigan - Constance Montgomery - 6/4/69
Hershey - Michael D'Antonio - 4/3/2006
Hickory Cured - Douglas C. Jones - 10/30/87
High Plains Tango – Robert James Waller – 11/30/2006
The Hindenberg - Michael M. Mooney - 7/27/73
A Hole in the World - Richard Rhodes - 5/14/91
Hollywood - Gore Vidal - 5/18/90
Houdini - Kenneth Silverman - 4/1/97
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford - 9/30/2009
An Hour Before Daylight - Jimmy Carter - 9/11/2001
How Far to Bethlehem? - Norah Lofts - 12/19/66
How I Got This Way - Patrick McManus - 12/30/94
I'm a Stranger Here Myself - Bill Bryson - 3/6/2000
I Looked & I Listened - Ben Gross - 4/27/71
I Never Had It Made - Jackie Robinson - 3/22/73
I Remember, I Remember - Layona Glenn - 11/17/71
I Shall Be Near To You - Erin Lindsay McCabe - 4/2014
I Swear by Apollo - Agatha Young - 11/26/68
I Touch the Future - Robert Hohler - 7/15/87
I Will Be Called John - Lawrence Elliott - 10/18/73
Ice Bound - Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers - 5/29/2001
Ice Brothers - Sloan Wilson - 6/13/80
The Ice Master - Jennifer Niven - 9/27/2002
If Trouble Don't  Kill Me - Ralph Berrier, Jr. - 9/27/2011
The Imperial Post - Tom Kelly - 12/27/83
The Improper Bostonian - Edwin P. Hoyt - 2/14/80
In Love and War - Jim & Sybil Stockdale - 10/18/85
In My Own Good Time - Anthony Gibbs - 6/22/70
In One Era & Out the Other - Sam Levenson - 9/17/73
In The Heart of the Sea - Nathaniel Philbrick - 11/29/2000
In the Kingdom of Ice - Hampton Sides 12/15/2014
In Stitches - Anthony Youn, M.D. - May 2014
In the Men's House - Carol Barkalow - 4/9/91
Incident at Big Sky - France and McConnell - 3/24/87
Incredible Victory - Walter Lord - 9/5/67
The Innocent Man – John Grisham – 2/13/2007
Into the Twilight Endlessly Grousing - Patrick F. McManus - 3/16/98
Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer - 6/14/96
Iron Coffins - Herbert A. Werner - 2/24/70
Isaac's Storm - Erik Larson - 1/3/2000
Island Home - Wendy Day Veevers-Carter - 3/31/71
Island Sojourn - Elizabeth Arthur - 12/10/80
It's All News to Me - Bob Considine - 7/26/67
It Was a Wonderful Summer for Running Away - Charles N. Barnard - 5/12/80
It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It - Robert Fulghum - 10/18/90
Jaws - Peter Benchley - 8/21/74
Jim the Boy - Tony Earley -9/19/2000
Joe & Marilyn - Roger Kahn - 2/20/87
Johathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach - 5/15/72
The Journey of August King - John Ehle - 1/31/72
Judge Spencer Dissents - Henry Denker - 7/8/86
Kane & Abel - Jeffrey Archer - 10/1/80
The Kids Are All Right - Diana, Liz, Amanda & Dan Welch - 12/22/2020
The King of Torts - John Grisham - 6/19/2003
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang - Pauline Kael - 7/1/68
The Known World - Edward P. Jones - 9/30/2004