She named her six favorite books for The Week magazine. One title on the list:
Riding Rockets by Mike MullaneRead about the other books on Roach's list.
You have to love an astronaut who refers to the space shuttle’s elaborate emergency abort procedures as “busy-work while dying.” Being an astronaut takes balls, but maybe the bravest thing Mullane ever did was publish this book.
Also see John Mullan's list of ten of the best journeys to the Moon.