One title on the list:
THE LOOMING TOWER:Read about the other books on the list.
Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
by Lawrence Wright
This Pulitzer Prize-winning work by New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright remains the best 9/11 backgrounder available.
The Looming Tower also made the Monitor's list of seven books about Osama bin Laden.
Also see: Five of the best new 9/11 books.