The Nazi hunters : how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi
Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier
A human rights activist offers a firsthand account of war from the perspective of a former child soldier, detailing the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone and the government forces that transformed a gentle young boy into a killer as a member of the army.
102 minutes : the unforgettable story of the fight to survive inside the Twin Towers
A 10th-anniversary revised edition of a National Book Award finalist traces the hours following the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center to reveal the first-hand experiences of survivors, in a volume that draws on oral reports, e-mails, radio transcripts and cell-phone conversations. Reprint.
Alive : sixteen men, seventy-two days, and insurmountable odds-- the classic adventure of survival in the Andes
Records the struggles and sufferings of a team of young Uruguayan rugby players as they battled for survival during the ten weeks following an airplane crash in the Andes, in a harrowing, true-life adventure.
The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes-- and why
Offers a glimpse at disasters and their aftermath, describing the three stages of disaster response, how we react--or do not react--in moments of catastrophe, and how we can train ourselves and other victims to survive in the event of a disaster.
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Describes the life of a young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley who survived an assassination attempt and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.