Laurent Dubois, Haiti: The Aftershocks of History.
Charles Murray, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010.
David Hackett Fischer, Fairness and Freedom: A History of Two Open Societies: New Zealand and the United States.
George Dyson, Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe.
Michael Dirda, On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling.
James Fallows, China Airborne.
Greg Woolf, Rome: An Empire’s Story.
Odd Arne Westad, Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750.
Robert D. Kaplan, The Revenge of Geography.
Barry Eichengreen, Dwight H. Perkins, and Khanho Shin, From Miracle to Maturity: The Growth of the Korean Economy.
I am sure I missed some, even of my own favorites!