I've been on a nonfiction kick for a while, with a particular interest in the evolution of modern medicine. If you like American history and medicine, I have a suggestion: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard.

It moves wonderfully, it sheds light on a presidency people don't really think about (at least me), and it's a true crime story too. Here's the Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/Destiny-Republ…