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Richard Pennington (리처드 패닝턴)

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Books I have read since coming to Korea

A Book of Travelers' Tales by Eric Newby, Penguin Books, 1985 [July 2011]

A Brief History of American Literature by John Huh, Shinasa, 2001 [May 2008]

• A Case for the Divinity of Jesus / Examining the Earliest Evidence by Dean L. Overman, Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 [August 2015]

• A Death in Texas / A Story of Race, Murder and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption by Dina Temple-Raston, Owl Books, 2006 [January 2014]

• A Flame of Pure Fire / Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s by Roger Kahn, Harcourt, 1999 [September 2013]

• A History of East Asia / From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century by Charles Holcombe, Cambridge University Press, 2011 [December 2014]

• A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yacom, Perennial, 2001 [July 2017]

• A Land So Strange / The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca by Andres Resendez, Basic Books, 2007 [December 2015]

• A Modern History of Japan / From Tokugawa Times to the Present by Andrew Gordon, Oxford University Press, 2003 [July 2015]

• A Scandalous Life / The Biography of Jane Digby by Mary S. Lovell, Fourth Estate, 1995 [February 2014]

• A Sense of the World / How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler by Jason Roberts, Harper Perennial, 2006 [November 2013]

• A Short History of Bali / Indonesia's Hindu Realm by Robert Pringle, Allen & Unwin, 2004 [November 2015]

A Traveller in Rome by H. V. Morton, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1957 [January 2012]

• A Traveller's History of India by Sinharaja Tammita-Delgoda, Interlink Books, 2007 [March 2014]

Age of Ambition / Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2014 [April 2016]

• Alfred Russel Wallace / A Life by Peter Raby, Princeton University Press, 2001 [September 2017]

• All God's Dangers / The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarten, University of Chicago Press, 1974 [July 2014]

• All Roads Led to Shanghai by Clio Calodoukas, CreateSpace, 2012 [January 2015]

• Alone of All Her Sex / The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary by Marina Warner, Vintage Books, 1976 [January 2014]

• Amazing Traveler Isabella Bird by Evelyn Kaye, Blue Panda Publications, 1993 [June 2015]

• America's Queen / The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Sarah Bradford, Viking Penguin, 2000 [September 2017]

• American Sphinx / The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage Books, 1996 [May 2016]

America's Game / The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation by Michael MacCambridge, Anchor Books, 2004 [October 2011]

• An Artist in Treason / The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson by Andro Linklater, Walker & Co., 2009 [November 2015]

• An Unfinished Life / John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 by Robert Dallek, Little, Brown, 2003 [December 2013]

• An Unlikely Prince / The Life and Times of Machiavelli by Niccolo Capponi, Da Capo Press, 2010 [April 2016]

April 1865 / The Month that Saved America by Jay Winik, Harper Perennial, 2001 [September 2010]

Assignment: Oswald by James P. Hosty, Jr., Arcade Publishing, 1996 [May 2011]

• Assist Me to Proclaim / The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley by John R. Tyson, Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2007 [October 2014]

• Ataturk / The Biography of the Founder of Modern Turkey by Andrew Mango, Overlook Press, 1999 [March 2013]

Atlas of Korean History by the Department of History, Korea National University of Education, 2004 [August 2010]

• Balinese Gamelan Music by Michael Tenzer, Tuttle Publishing, 2011 [January 2015]

• Bamboula! / The Life and Times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk by S. Frederick Starr, Oxford University Press, 1995 [April 2017]

• Beau Brummell / The Ultimate Man of Style by Ian Kelly, Free Press, 2006 [September 2016]

• Beale Street Dynasty / Sex, Song and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis by Preston Lauterbach, W.W. Norton, 2015 [September 2015]

Beijing Welcomes You / Unveiling the Capital City of the Future by Tom Scocca, Riverhead Books, 2011 [September 2012]

• Beirut by Samir Kassir, University of California Press, 2010 [March 2014]

Benching Jim Crow / The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980 by Charles H. Martin, University of Illinois Press, 2010 [October 2010]

• Billy the Kid / The Longest Ride by Michael Wallis, W. W. Norton, 2007 [April 2012]

• Black Athena Revisited by Martin Bernal, University of North Carolina Press, 1996 [February 2017]

Bob Feller / Ace of the Greatest Generation by John Sickels, Brassey's Inc., 2004 [February 2012]

• Bolivar / American Liberator by Marie Arana, Simon & Schuster, 2013 [December 2013]

Boswell's Presumptuous Task / The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson by Adam Sisman, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000 [January 2012]

Brazil / Five Centuries of Change by Thomas E. Skidmore, Oxford University Press, 1999 [August 2012]

• Buddha by Karen Armstrong, Penguin Books, 2001 [June 2014]

Byron / Child of Passion, Fool of Fame by Benita Eisler, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999 [April 2015]

• Call Me Burroughs / A Life by Barry Miles, 12 Publishing, 2013 [March 2017]

• Captain James Cook / A Biography by Richard Hough, W.W. Norton, 1994 [July 2016]

• Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton / A Biography by Edward Rice, Da Capo Press, 1990 [January 2014]

• Carl Sagan / A Life in the Cosmos by William Poundstone, Henry Holt & Co., 1999 [February 2016]

Casanova's Women / The Great Seducer and the Women He Loved by Judith Summers, Bloomsbury, 2006 [August 2011]

• Chaos Under Heaven / The Shocking Story Behind China's Search for Democracy by Gordon Thomas, Birch Lane Press, 1991 [April 2016]

• Charleston! Charleston! / The History of a Southern City by Walter J. Fraser, Jr., University of South Carolina Press, 1989 [October 2015]

• Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters / White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, 1500-1800 by Robert C. Davis, Palgrave Macmillan, 2003 [June 2015]

• College Football / History, Spectacle, Controversy by John Sayle Watterson, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000 [July 2015]

• Color Blind / /The Forgotten Team that Broke Baseball's Color Line by Tom Dunkel, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013 [July 2016]

• Comfort Women / Sexual Slavery in the Japanese Military During World War II by Yoshimi Yoshiaki, Columbia University Press, 1995 [June 2015]

Cotton Bowl Days / Growing Up with the Cowboys in Dallas in the 1960s by John Eisenberg, Simon & Schuster, 1997 [November 2010]

• Cradle of Gold / The Story of Hiram Bingham, a Real-Life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Macchu Picchu by Christopher Heaney, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 [April 2014]

• Cuba and Its Music / From the First Drums to the Mambo by Ned Sublette, Chicago Review Press, 2004 [May 2016]

• Dallas / An Illustrated History by Darwin Payne, Windsor Publications, 1982 [August 2017]

• Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, Twelve Books, 2013 [January 2014]

• Dark Lover / The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino by Emily W. Leider, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2003 [December 2015]

Defying Dixie / The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, W.W. Norton, 2008 [October 2012]

• Delta Blues / The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music by Ted Gioia, W.W. Norton, 2008 [June 2016]

Detroit Then and Now by Cheri Y. Gay, Thunder Bay Press, 2001 [January 2013]

Detroit / A Biography by Scott Martelle, Chicago Review Press, 2012 [December 2012]

• Diamonds in the Rough / The Untold History of Baseball by Joel Zoss and John Bowman, University of Nebraska Press, 1989 [August 2016]

Dogs of God / Columbus, the Inquisition and the Defeat of the Moors by James Reston, Jr., Faber & Faber, 2005 [October 2011]

• Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (translated by Edith Grossman), HarperCollins, 2003 [July 2014]

• Doo-Dah! / Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture by Ken Emerson, Da Capo Press, 1997 [April 2017]

• Down to the Crossroads / Civil Rights, Black Power and the Meredith March Against Fear by Aram Goudsouzian, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014 [June 2014]

Downfall / The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire by Richard B. Frank, Penguin Books, 1999 [October 2012]

• Dr. Freud / A Life by Paul Ferris, Counterpoint, 1997 [December 2016]

Eating With the Enemy / How I Waged Peace with North Korea from My BBQ Shack in Hackensack by Robert Egan, St. Martin’s Press, 2010 [December 2010]

• Edgar Snow / A Biography by John Maxwell Hamilton, Indiana University Press, 1988 [March 2015]

• Eiffel's Tower by Jill Jonnes, Penguin Books, 2009 [September 2014]

• Einstein / His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson, Simon & Schuster, 2007 [May 2015]

• Embracing Defeat / Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower, W.W. Norton, 1999 [October 2012]

• Empires of the Sea / The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto and the Contest for the Center of the World by Roger Crowley, Random House, 2006 [May 2014]

Escaping the Delta / Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues by Elijah Wald, Amistad, 2004 [June 2012]

• Europe / A History by Norman Davies, Oxford University Press, 1996 [January 2017]

Everlasting Flower / A History of Korea by Keith Pratt, Reaktion Books, 2006 [July 2010]

• Fab / An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney by Howard Sounes, 2010 [September 2016]

• Fatal Purity / Robespierre and the French Revolution by Ruth Scurr, 2006 [April 2013]

• Faulkner's Oxford / Recollections and Reflections by Herman E. Taylor, Rutledge Hill Press, 1990 [March 2015]

• Fire in the City / Savonarola and the Struggle for the Soul of Renaissance Florence by Lauro Martines, Oxford University Press, 2006 [July 2014]

• First Footprints / The Epic Story of the First Australians by Scott Cane, Allen & Unwin, 2013 [August 2017]

Five Points / 19th Century New York's Most Notorious Slum by Tyler Anbinder, Free Press, 2001 [December 2012]

• 1453 / The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West by Roger Crowley, Hyperion Press, 2005 [April 2013]

1491 / New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann, Vintage, 2005 [March 2011]

• 1616 / The World in Motion by Thomas Christensen, Counterpoint Press, 2011 [February 2014]

• 1848 / Year of Revolution by Mike Rapport, Abacus, 2008 [May 2011]

• 1959 / The Year Everything Changed by Fred Kaplan, John Wiley & Sons, 2009 [May 2013]

• Flappers / Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell, Sarah Crichton Books, 2013 [February 2017]

Forever Free / The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction by Eric Foner, Vintage Books, 2005 [August 2016]

• Forty Minutes of Hell / The Extraordinary Life of Nolan Richardson by Rus Bradburd, Amistad, 2010 [March 2010]

• Frederick Douglass by William S. McFeely, W.W. Norton & Co., 1991 [April 2016]

• Freedom Riders / 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Raymond Arsenault, Oxford University Press, 2006 [December 2013]

• Galapagos / The Islands that Changed the World by Paul D. Stewart, Yale University Press, 2007 [September 2017]

Geisha, a Life by Mineko Iwasaki, Washington Square Press, 2002 [October 2013]

• Genius / The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by James Gleick, Vintage Books, 1992 [December 2016]

• Ghosts of Manila / The Fateful Blood Feud between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier by Mark Kram, HarperCollins, 2001 [August 2013]

Glory and Honor / The Musical and Artistic Legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach by Gregory Wilbur, Cumberland House, 2005 [December 2010]

God's Crucible / Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215 by David Levering Lewis, W.W. Norton & Co., 2008 [August 2012]

• God's Lunatics / Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns and Other Victims of Man's Eternal Search for the Divine by Michael Largo, HarperCollins, 2010 [September 2013]

Great Time Coming / The Life of Jackie Robinson from Baseball to Birmingham by David Falkner, Simon & Schuster, 1995 [April 2012]

• Gutenberg / How One Man Remade the World with Words by John Man, John Wiley & Sons, 2002 [November 2013]

• Haka /  A Living Tradition by Wira Gardiner, Hodder Moa, 2007 [November 2014]

Hank Williams / The Biography by Colin Escott, Little Brown, 2004 [October 2012]

• Havana Nocturne / How the Mob Owned Cuba...and Then Lost It to the Revolution by T. J. English, HarperCollins, 2007 [June 2017]

• Helen Keller / A Life by Dorothy Herrmann, Alfred A. Knopf, 1998 [May 2017]

Hellhound on His Trail / The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin by Hampton Sides, Doubleday, 2010 [August 2010]

• Henry Clay / The Essential American by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler, Random House, 2011 [August 2013]

• Hero / The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Michael Korda, Harper Perennial, 2010 [February 2016]

• Heroes without a Country / America's Betrayal ofJoe Louis and Jesse Owens by Donald McRae, HarperCollins, 2002 [June 2016]

Hildegard of Bingen / The Woman of Her Age by Fiona Maddocks, Doubleday, 2001 [January 2013]

• Hip / The History by John Leland, HarperCollins, 2004 [August 2013]

• His Soul Goes Marching On / Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid, Paul Finkleman, editor, University Press of Virginia, 1995 [May 2013]

In Search of H.V. Morton by Michael Bartholomew, Methuen, 2004 [January 2012]

In Search of London by H.V. Morton, Da Capo Press, 1951 [December 2011]

In the Steps of the Master by H.V. Morton, Da Capo Press, 1934 [December 2011]

• Indonesian Upheaval by John Hughes, David McKay Company, 1967 [March 2016]

Jamaican Warriors / Reggae Roots & Culture by Stephen Foehr, Sanctuary Publishing, 2000 [August 2012]

Jesus / An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land and His People by Leith Anderson, Bethany House, 2005 [May 2012]

Jesus Christ / The Jesus of History, the Christ of Faith by J. R. Porter, Oxford University Press, 1999 [May 2011]

• Joan of Arc / A Life Transfigured by Kathryn Harrison, Doubleday, 2014 [December 2015]

Joe DiMaggio / The Hero's Life by Richard Ben Cramer, Simon & Schuster, 2000 [April 2011]

• John Brown's War Against Slavery by Robert E. McGlone, Cambridge University Press, 2009 [April 2013]

• Johnny Cash / The Biography by Michael Streissguth, Da Capo Press, 2006 [July 2017]

King Leopold's Ghost / A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild, Mariner Books, 1998 [August 2014]

• King of the World by David Remnick, Random House, 1998 [May 2016]

• Korea / The Impossible Country by Daniel Tudor, Tuttle Publishing, 2012 [October 2014]

• Krakatoa / The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester, Harper Perennial, 2003 [May 2017]

• Leaving Birmingham / Notes of a Native Son by Paul Hemphill, University of Alabama Press, 1993 [August 2016]

• Leni / The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl by Steven Bach, Vintage Books, 2007 [June 2013]

• Leonardo / The Artist and the Man by Serge Bramly, Penguin Books, 1988 [December 2014]

• Letters from Joseon / 19th Century Korea through the Eyes of an American Ambassador's Wife by Robert Neff, Seoul Selection, 2012 [February 2013]

• Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng, Grove Press, 1986 [December 2014]

• Life Itself / A Memoir by Roger Ebert, Grand Central Publishing, 2011 [March 2016]

• Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg, Berkley Books, 1998 [July 2013] 

• Lisbon / War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-1945 by Neill Lochery, PublicAffairs, 2011 [May 2017]

London / The Biography by Peter Ackroyd, Anchor Books, 2000 [November 2011]

Lone Star Nation / How a Ragged Army of Volunteers Won the Battle for Texas Independence by H. W. Brands, Doubleday, 2004 [March 2012]

• Luckiest Man / The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig by Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2005 [September 2016]

Made in Detroit / A South of 8 Mile Memoir by Paul Clemens, Doubleday, 2005 [January 2013]

• Malcolm X / A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable, Viking Press, 2011 [June 2013]

• Mao's Great Famine / The History of China's Most Devastatin Catastrophe, 1958-1962 by Frank Dikotter, Walker & Co., 2010 [February 2015]

Marco Polo / From Venice to Xanadu by Lawrence Bergreen, Vintage Books, 2007 [September 2011]

Marco Polo / Journey to the End of the Earth by Robin Brown, Sutton Publishing, 2005 [August 2011]

• Margaret Mead / A Life by Jane Howard, Simon & Schuster, 1984 [March 2016]

• Marshalling Justice / The Early Civil Rights Letters of Thurgood Marshall by Michael G. Long, HarperCollins, 2011 [July 2016]

Martin Luther / The Christian Between God and Death by Richard Marius, Harvard University Press, 1999 [August 2011]

• Mayflower / A Story of Courage, Community and War by Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin Books, 2006 [May 2016]

Memory Babe /  A Critical Biography of Jack Kerouac by Gerald Nicosia, Penguin Books, 1983 [June 2012]

• Mencken / The American Iconoclast by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, Oxford University Press, 2005 [October 2016]

• Michelangelo by Howard Hibbard, Westview Press, 1974 [November 2014]

• Milton / Poet, Pamphleteer, and Patriot by Anna Beer, Bloomsbury Press, 2008 [December 2016]

Mirror of the Arab World / Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey, W.W. Norton, 2008 [January 2011]

• Miss Anne in Harlem / The White Women of the Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan, HarperCollins, 2013 [January 2017]

• Mormon Polygamy / A History by Richard S. Van Wagoner, Signature Books, 1989 [August 2015]

Mozart by Marcia Davenport, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932 [August 2012]

Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain / A Biography by Justin Kaplan, Simon & Schuster, 1966 [March 2016]

• Nightingales / The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale by Gillian Gill, Random House, 2004 [December 2015]

• No Man Knows My History / The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn M. Brodie, Vintage Books, 1945 [February 2014]

• Not Pretty Enough / The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown by Gerri Hirshey, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016 [October 2016]

Nothing to Envy / Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick, Spiegel & Grau, 2009 [April 2010]

October 1964 by David Halberstam, Fawcett Books, 1994 [June 2011]

• Odessa / Genius and Death in a City of Dreams by Charles King, 2011 [July 2017]

• On Writing Well by William Zinsser, HarperCollins, 1976 [November 2015]

• Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann, Vintage Books, 1987 [April 2015]

• Oxford & Cambridge / An Uncommon History by Peter Sager, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 2003 [May 2015]

Over the Edge of the World / Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen, HarperCollins, 2003 [February 2012]

• Park Chung-Hee / From Poverty to Power by Chong-Sik Lee, Kyung-Hee University Press, 2012 [November 2014]

• Parkland by Vincent Bugliosi, W.W. Norton & Co., 2007 [February 2015]

• Parting the Waters / America in the King Years, 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch, Simon & Schuster, 1988 [August 2016]

• Percy Greene and the Jackson Advocate / The Life and Times of a Radical Conservative Black Newspaperman, 1897-1977 by Julius E. Thompson, McFarland Press, 1994 [May 2014]

• Pistol / The Life of Pete Maravich by Mark Kriegel, Free Press, 2007 [March 2016]

• Playing for Keeps / Michael Jordan and the World He Made by David Halberstam, Broadway Books, 1999 [October 2013]

• Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma by Camilla Townsend, Hill and Wang, 2004 [January 2016]

• Pol Pot / Anatomy of a Nightmare by Philip Short, Henry Holt & Company, 2004 [March 2017]

Pop Goes Korea / Behind the Revolution in Movies, Music and Internet Culture by Mark James Russell, Stone Bridge Press, 2008 [November 2010]

• Pops / A Life of Louis Armstrong by Terry Teachout, Houghton Mifflin, 2009 [June 2012]

• Presidential Wives / An Anecdotal History by Paul F. Boller, Jr., Oxford University Press, 1988 [June 2016] 

Press Box Red / The Story of Lester Rodney, the Communist Who Helped Break the Color Line in American Sports by Irwin Silber, Temple University Press, 2003 [January 2010]

Punching Out / One Year in a Closing Auto Plant by Paul Clemens, Anchor Books, 2011 [January 2013]

• Puttin' on the Ritz / Fred Astaire and the Fine Art of Panache by Peter J. Levinson, 2009 [April 2013]

Queen of Ice, Queen of Shadows / The Unsuspected Life of Sonja Henie by Raymond Strait and Leif Henie, Scarborough House, 1985 [November 2016]

• Quisling / A Study in Treachery by Hans Frederik Dahl, Cambridge University Press, 1999 [September 2017]

• Ready, Steady, Go! / The Smashing Rise and Giddy Fall of Swinging London by Shawn Levy, Doubleday, 2002 [June 2013]

• Redemption / The Last Battle of the Civil War by Nicholas Lemann, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006 [April 2014]

• Richmond's Unhealed History by Benjamin Campbell, Brandywine Publishers, 2012 [January 2016]

• Ring / A Biography of Ring Lardner by Jonathan Yardley, Random House, 1977 [October 2013]

• Rising Tide / The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by John M. Barry, Simon & Schuster, 1997 [July 2015]

• Roll, Jordan, Roll / The World the Slaves Made by Eugene D. Genovese, Vintage Books, 1972 [April 2016]

Rome 1960 / The Olympics that Stirred the World by David Maraniss, Simon & Schuster, 2008 [September 2011]

• Romania by Debbie Stowe, Kuperard, 2008 [August 2017]

• Romania / Borderland of Europe by Lucian Boia, Reaktion Books, 2001 [August 2017]

• Russia / A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East by Martin Sixsmith, Overlook Press, 2011 [November 2015]

• Sacred Sexuality by A.T. Mann and Jane Lyle, Element Books, 1995 [August 2014]

Samuel Johnson / The Struggle by Jeffrey Meyers, Basic Books, 2008 [January 2012]

• Samuel Pepys / The Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin, Vintage Books, 2002 [January 2015]

• San Antonio Rose / The Life and Music of Bob Wills by Charles R. Townsend, University of Illinois Press, 1976 [August 2017]

• Sandy Koufax / A Lefty's Legacy by Jane Leavy, HarperCollins, 2002 [August 2013]

Satchel / The Life and Times of an American Legend by Larry Tye, Random House, 2009 [April 2012]

Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert / The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson by Timothy M. Gay, Simon & Schuster, 2010 [April 2012]

• Savage Beauty / The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford, Random House, 2001 [June 2017]

• Scandal / A Scurrilous History of Gossip by Roger Wilkes, Atlantic Books, 2002 [August 2013]

Seabiscuit / An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand, Ballentine, 2001 [March 2011]

Seoul / A Journey Through 2000 Years of History by Noh Choong-Kuk, et al., City History Compilation Committee of Seoul, 2009 [July 2010]

Seoul Through Pictures (Vol. 3) / The Launch of Seoul as the Capital of the Republic of Korea by The City History Compilation Committee of Seoul, 2004 [July 2012]

Seoul Through Pictures (Vol. 4) / Seoul, to Rise Again by The City History Compilation Committee of Seoul, 2005 [July 2012]

Seoul Through Pictures (Vol. 5) / Expanding Seoul by The City History Compilation Committee of Seoul, 2008 [July 2012]

Seoul Through Pictures (Vol. 6) / Globalizing Seoul by The City History Compilation Committee of Seoul, 2008 [August 2012]

• Sex and Punishment / Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire by Eric Berkowitz, Counterpoint Press, 2012 [September 2014]

Sex The Measure of All Things / A Biography of Alfred C. Kinsey by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, Chatto & Windus, 1998 [December 2012]

• Sex with Kings / Five Hundred Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry and Revenge by Eleanor Herman, HarperCollins, 2004 [March 2013]

• Sex with the Queen / Nine Hundred Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers and Passionate Politics by Eleanor Herman, HarperCollins, 2006 [March 2013]

• Shanghai / China's Gateway to Modernity by Marie-Claire Bergere, Stanford University Press, 2009 [November 2014]

• Shanghai Gone / Domicide and Defiance in a Chinese Megacity by Qin Shao, Rowman & Littlefield, 2013 [January 2015]

• Shanghai 1937 / Stalingrad on the Yangtze by Peter Harmsen, Casemate Publishers, 2013 [February 2015]

• Shuffling to Ignominy / The Tragedy of Stepin Fetchit by Champ Clark, Universe Books, 2005 [April 2012]

• Skeletons on the Zahara / A True Story of Survival by Dean King, Back Bay Books, 2004 [September 2015]

Slavery / A World History by Milton Meltzer, Da Capo Press, 1993 [November 2010]

Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon, New Amsterdam Books, 1989 [January 2011]

• South Korea by Robert Nilsen, Moon Handbooks, 2003 [October 2008]

• Steel Drivin' Man / John Henry, The Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson, Oxford University Press, 2006 [January 2014]

• Stepin Fetchit / The Life & Times of Lincoln Perry by Mel Watkins, Pantheon Books, 2005 [May 2012]

• Stevie Ray Vaughan / Caught in the Crossfire by Joe Nick Patoski and Bill Crawford, Little, Brown, 1993 [May 2015]

• Taboo / Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid to Talk about It by Jon Entine, Public Affairs, 2000 [October 2014]

• Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, edited by N.J. Dawood, Penguin, 1954 [March 2014]

• Taj Mahal / Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire, by Diana and Michael Preston, Walker & Company, 2006 [May 2014]

• Ted Williams / The Biography of an American Hero by Leigh Montville, Doubleday Press, 2004 [September 2016]

• Ten-Gallon War / The NFL's Cowboys, the AFL's Texans and the Feud for Dallas's Pro Football Future by John Eisenberg, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 [September 2014]

10 Million Tigers by David Ritchie, Nulbom Publishers, 2002 [January 2009]

Texas / A Compact History by Archie P. McDonald, State House Press, 2007 [August 2010]

Texas Gulag / The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925 by Gary Moore, Republic of Texas Press, 2002 [March 2011]

• Texas High School Hotshots / The Stars Before They Were Stars by Alan Burton, Republic of Texas Press, 2003 [June 2014]

 Thayer's Life of Beethoven, edited by Elliot Forbes, Princeton University Press, 1967 [November 2016]

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta / A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century by Ross E. Dunn, University of California Press, 1986 [April 2011]

The Age of the Gladiators / Savagery & Spectacle in Ancient Rome by Rupert Matthews, Arcturus Publishing, 2003 [December 2011]

The Barbarian Conversion / From Paganism to Christianity by Richard Fletcher, University of California Press, 1997 [June 2011]

• The Berlin Wall / 13 August 1961 - 9 November 1989 by Frederick Taylor, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006 [December 2015]

• The Black Russian by Vladimir Alexandrov, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013 [May 2017]

• The Book of Basketball / The NBA According to the Sports Guy by Bill Simmons, Ballentine Books, 2009 [October 2016]

The Bounty / The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty by Caroline Alexander, Penguin Books, 2003 [October 2011]

• The Bund Shanghai / China Faces West by Peter Hibbard, Odyssey Books, 2007 [January 2015]

• The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock & Roll by Preston Lauterbach, W.W. Norton, 2011 [June 2016]

The Coldest Winter / America and the Korean War by David Halberstam, Hyperion, 2007 [January 2013]

• The Comfort Women / Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War by George Hicks, W.W. Norton & Co., 1994 [July 2015]

• The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh, Back Bay Books, 1997 [August 2016]

• The Demon-Haunted World / Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan, Ballantine Books, 1996 [October 2015]

The Detroit Almanac / 300 Years of Life in the Motor City by Peter Gavrilovich and Bill McGraw, Detroit Free Press, 2000 [December 2012]

• The Echoing Green / The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World by Joshua Prager, Vintage Books, 2006 [July 2013]

• The Fall of Shanghai by Noel Barber, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979 [December 2014]

The Fatal Shore / The Epic of Australia's Founding by Robert Hughes, Vintage, 1986 [June 2012]

• The Fate of Africa / A History of Fifty Years of Independence by Martin Meredith, Public Affairs, 2005 [February 2017]

The First American / The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by H. W. Brands, Anchor Books, 2000 [March 2012]

• The First Filipino / A Biography of Jose Rizal by Leon Ma. Guerrero, Guerrero Publishing, 2012 [March 2015]

• The First Four Minutes by Roger Bannister, Sutton Publishing, 1955 [March 2015]

The Franchise / A History of Sports Illustrated Magazine by Michael MacCambridge, Hyperion, 1997 [May 2012]

• The General / Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved by Jonathan Fenby, Skyhorse Publishing, 2012 [May 2017]

The Grand Inquisitor's Manual / A History of Terror in the Name of God by Jonathan Kirsch, HarperCollins, 2008 [September 2011]

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The Kite Fighters by Linda Sue Park, Yearling, 2002 [January 2009]

The Korean War / No Victors, No Vanquished by Stanley Sandler, UCL Press, 1999 [September 2012]

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The Life & Legend of Leadbelly by Charles Wolfe and Kip Lornell, HarperCollins, 1992 [January 2012]

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This is Paradise! / My North Korean Childhood by Hyok Kang, Abacus, 2005 [February 2010]

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Ty and the Babe / Baseball's Fiercest Rivals: A Surprising Friendship and the 1941 Has-Beens Golf Championship by Tom Stanton, Thomas Dunne Books, 2007 [March 2011]

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