Have you read any of these books? Are they good?

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I have to choose a book for the school, which is actually interesting for a 15 year old? MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Options Paper:
MedlinePlus American Language, The, by HL Mencken (linguistics) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay, by William Warner and John Barth (biology / ecology) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Child Blizzard, The, by David Laskin (meteorology) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution, by Bruce T. Moran (history of science) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, by Lynne Truss (grammar / punctuation) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Empires of Light by Jill Jonnes (electric power development) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Florence Nightingale by Cecil Woodham-Smith (biography / nursing) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Flushed: how the plumber saved civilization, W. Hodding Carter (urban planning) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Geography Behind History, The: How does the physical environment historical events, by W. Gordon East (geography / history) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Great Bridge, The, by David McCullough (civil engineering) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Guns of August, The, by Barbara Tuchman (history [WWI]) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Intelligence of Dogs, The: A Guide to the thoughts, emotions and inner lives of our canine companions, by Stanley Coren (natural sciences) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Keys of Egypt, by Lesley and Roy Adkins (archeology / hieroglyphics) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, by Dava Sobel (biography / navigation) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, The, by Oliver Sacks (neurology) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World by Simon Garfield (organic chemistry / aniline dyes and fashion) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Mere Christianity, by CS Lewis (theology, apologetics [Protestant]) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Mirror and the Lamp, The, by H. Meyer Abrams (Romantic poetry and theory) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Napoleon's Buttons: 17 Molecules Changed History by Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson (molecular chemistry) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Nathaniel Nutmeg: Or, The Incredible True Adventures of the Spice Trader that changed the course of history, by Giles Milton (history / spice trade) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Orthodoxy, by GK Chesterton (theology, apologetics [Catholic]) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, by Annie Dillard (natural sciences) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Q is for Quantum, John Gribbin (quantum physics) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Right Stuff, The, by Tom Wolfe (space / aerospace) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Road to Ubar: Finding the Atlantis of the Sands, The, by Nicholas Clapp (archeology) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam (Rocket science / space race) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of physics explained by its most brilliant teacher, Richard Phillips Feynman, and Paul Davies MedlinePlus (physical) MedlinePlus Sweet Science, The, by A.J. Liebling, Robert Anasi (sport [boxing]) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Thinking in pictures: and other reports from my life with autism, Temple Grandin (psychology) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (aviation) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife (mathematics)
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