Upton Sinclair books at library in stacks
Translator of Arab literature, Denys Johnson Davies, dies in Egypt at age 94 Oyetimes
Denys Johnson Davies
He translated such writers as Naguib Mahfouz, who later won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Denys Davies with Naguib Mahfouz

A more perfect heaven by Dava Sobel

Copernicus was a Polish astronomer whose contribution to world history was a book he published shortly before his death proving the Earth revolves around the Sun. Dava Sobel

a book about astronomers Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe

Danish nobleman turned scientist Tycho Brahe and German mathematician Johannes Kepler Amazon