“The Information” by James Gleick is an exploration of the history, impact, and essence of information in all its forms, from the evolution of communication to the development of algorithms and the digital age.
“Year Zero: A History of 1945” by Ian Buruma offers a comprehensive account of the transformative events and aftermath of the pivotal year, highlighting the immense challenges and complex dynamics that shaped the world after World War II.
“Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson is a thought-provoking exploration of the social hierarchy in America, exposing deep-rooted systems of oppression and offering insight into the experience of marginalized communities.
“Longitude” is a non-fiction book by Dava Sobel that tells the captivating story of John Harrison, an 18th-century clockmaker who solved the complex problem of determining longitude at sea, revolutionizing navigation and changing the course of history.
The Rape of Nanking is a harrowing account of the 1937 massacre in which Japanese soldiers brutally raped, tortured, and killed hundreds of thousands of Chinese civilians during their occupation of the city.
“Hiroshima” is a powerful account that chronicles the devastating impact of the atomic bombing on the city, weaving together personal narratives to shed light on the horrors and aftermath of the event.