… one of the deadliest battles for US forces in the Afghan War? I recently read, or should I say recently couldn’t put down The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor by Jake Tapper.
… flat tops, DAs and “a little dab will do ya”?
… the bizarre and colorful citizens of Savannah, Georgia? In his nonfiction book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, John Berendt examines the history and personality of the town, as well as the eccentric citizens who live there.
… the military history of the United States? A tremendous amount of research went into Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power as Rachel Maddow historically follows the escalation of our country’s military might since the Vietnam War.
…Vinnie Bump? In Melanie Benjamin’s The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb you’ll find out how the amazing Mercy Lavinia ‘Vinnie’ Warren Bump came to knock the Civil War off the front pages of the newspaper. This tiny, 2 ft.
… the hardships endured by the Dalai Llama and Tibet?