History that Reads Like a Novel

Salt: A World History - Mark Kurlansky
How “the rock we eat” shaped civilization
Falling Upwards: how we took to the air - Richard Holmes
Flying, from dream to reality
Midnight Rising: John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War - Tony Horwitz
Harper’s Ferry retold
A Crack in the Edge of the World - Simon Winchester
The San Francisco earthquake 1906 and the billions of years that led to it.