Recommended Reading

Theodore Roosevelt

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris

The Rough Riders ; An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt

John Adams

John Adams bDavid McCullough

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson by Robert V. Remini

Women Who Said F**K It

The Annals of Tacitus by Cornelius Tacitus

Roman History by Cassius Dio

Mademoiselle de Maupin by Theophile Gautier

The History of American Music

American Roots Music: PBS Special

Music in America by Adelaida Reyes

Struggling to Define A Nation by Charles Hiroshi Garrett

American Music: A Panorama, Concise Edition by Daniel Kingman

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford

Alcibiades, Athenian Badass

The Peloponnesian Wars by Thucydides

Lives (Chapter on the Alcibiades) by Plutarch

The Life of Alcibiades by E. F. Benson and Craig Paterson

The History of Video Games

The Ultimate History of Video Games by Steve L. Kent

The 1962 Spacewar Game by Steve “Slug” Russell

The History of Evolutionary Theory

Biology Without Darwin by Richard Owen

Masters of the Planet by Ian Tattersall

Humanity’s Descent by Rick Potts

The CIA and LSD

The Search for the Manchurian Candidate by John D. Marks

LSD, My Problem Child by Albert Hofmann

History of Marijuana

Cannabis: A History by Martin Booth                                   

The Prohibition

Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent

The Depression

Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 by Lizabeth Cohen

The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century by Michael Denning

The Dust Bowl

The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

Dear America: Survival in the Storm by Katelan Janke

The Depression in New York City

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Rober A. Caro

Little Flower: The Life and times of Fiorello H. La Guardia by Lawrence Elliott