War In A Time Of Peace: Bush, Clinton and the Generals,
1968 In America: Music, Politics, Chaos,
Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation,Charles Kaiser
Pro Passer, Clyde Grosscup
Newton and the Culture of NewtonianismBetty Jo Teeter Dobbs and Margaret C. Jacob
How To Win Friends and Influence PeopleDale Carnegie
Throw the Bomb, Clyde Grosscup
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era,
James M. McPherson
The Summer Game, Roger Angell
The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood,Jane Leavy
Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America,Rick Perlstein
Before The Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American ConsensusRick Perlstein
I recommend the Perlstein books, especially Nixonland, the Halberstam and the Tim O'Brien. And the Mickey Mantle bio.
Oh yeah, the Civil War book, McPherson, is superb.