Gotz and Meyer by David Albahari
A very different take on the genocide of the holocaust, as imagined through the eyes of two non-commissioned SS officers assigned to drive the gassing trucks.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
A quirky, slightly dark mystery solved by a quirky, slightly dark (in temperament) little girl. Quite fun and entertaining.
Shock of Gray by Ted C. Fishman
The world is transitioning from a population that usually dies young to one that lives to advanced age, which is reshaping societies the world over.
Unveiled: The Hidden Lives of Nuns by Cheryl Reed
A mostly sympathetic portrayal of contemporary American nuns. And Interesting, if somewhat disjointed read.
The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
This is a first-person account of Navy SEAL training and some of the SEAL missions. The author tells his story to demonstrate how the immediate activities of being a SEAL serve his larger goal of serving humanity.