As we all know, the ten-year anniversary of September 11 is this Sunday. In remembrence of that day, here’s a list of a variety of items about that day.
Sunday is also the first Sunday of the fall we are open.
Inside 9-11: What Really Happened by Der Spiegel
A sectioned book by the authors of Der Spiegel magazine. The book includes a chronology of the events, as well as appendicies with lots of reference material and excerpts.
Appeal: well-researched, compelling, engaging.
The 9/11 Report : A Graphic Adaptation by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón
For those graphic fans out there, try this adaptation of the original book. Though only 15% as thick as the non-graphic version, the book’s visuals compensate completely.
Appeal: Heart-wrenching, graphic, powerful
A History of the World Since 9/11 by Dominic Streatfeild
British journalist Streatfeild examines eight different cases resulting from the 9/11 war on terror. The narrative format and involvement with each case creates an engaging read.
Appeal: Bleak, Gripping, Unique
Netherland by Joesph O’Neill
In this fiction, post-9/11 New York novel, Dutch banker Hans joins an underground league called the West Indian New Yorkers. An “outsider’s” account of New York’s culture depicts rebirth and the American Dream
Appeal: Charming, Bittersweet, Evocative
Winner of the 2009 Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction
The Devil’s Light by Richard North Patterson
A twist on the 9/11 attacks, this fiction work follows an order from Osama Bin Laden to attack Israel. On top of that, the attack is supposed to happen on 9/11 itself. Brooke Chandler, CIA operative, must convince his superiors of this before it’s too late.
Appeal: Thrilling, Fast-Paced, Suspenseful