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Best-selling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.

Capital Dames by Cokie Roberts ... A companion to the best-selling Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty documents the experiences, influence and contributions of women during the American Civil War. Find this book @ your Library here

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"The Sleep Revolution" by Arianna Huffington ... Evaluates the role of sleep as a cultural and historical unifier, the impact of sleep deprivation on health, and the science community's recommendations for how to achieve more restorative sleep. Find this book here @ your Library

Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard ... An account of General George Patton's leadership during the final months of World War II in Europe, and his mysterious death in December 1945. Find this book @ your Library

"1944: FDR & The Year That Changed History" by Jay Winik ... Chronicles the events of 1944 to reveal how nearly the Allies lost World War II, citing the pivotal contributions of FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. Find this book here @ your Library

November 2015: A multigenerational epic by the New York Times best-selling author of The House of the Spirits follows the impossible romance between a World War II escapee from the Nazis and a Japanese gardener's son, whose story is discovered decades later by a care worker who would come to terms with her past.

Leaving Before The Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller ... Follows the author's upbringing in Africa that was overshadowed by the Rhodesian wars, her complicated parents and her courtship with her American ex-husband. Find this book @ your Library here

A latest entry in the best-selling series dramatically portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General Douglas MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and newly appointed President Truman's impossible choice.