Theodor Plievier: Stalingrad 1945 LB 4 "[...] und alles, was sonst da in den Briefen stand, konnte weder die ausgetrockneten Steppenleichen noch die frischen Herbstleichen noch die widerspenstigen Frostleichen betreffen und war nichts als ein beziehungsloses und sinnloses Gestammel."
In Billy Liar on the Moon, the 1975 sequel to Billy Liar, Billy is thirty-three but still hasn't grown out of his propensity for lying. Stuck in a loveless marriage in a dismal town, where he has a dead-end job in local government, Billy seeks escape through his affair with Helen, who is also unhappily married. http://www.valancourtbooks.com/billy-liar-on-the-moon-1975.html
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris - Theodore Rex is a biography of Teddy Roosevelt that covers his eight years as President. From this book we learn what a man can do if they have unwavering determination. During his eight years as President of the United States, Roosevelt created the national parks system, saw the completion of the Panama Canal, and went after unethical trusts and monopolies. TR created the modern presidency. If only we had more leaders like him.