After Sept. 11, many books were published about what happened that day, examining everything from the heroism of the firefighters to the terrorists responsible for the tragedy.
Here is a partial list of some of those many books:
The Heart of Grief by Thomas Attig; publisher, Oxford; Synopsis: Death and the search for lasting love
Report from Ground Zero, Dennis Smith; published by Viking; Theme: The story of the rescue efforts at the WTC.
The Day Our World Changed: Children's Art of 9/11 by Robin F. Goodman, PhD. and Andrea Henderson Fahnestock; published by Abrams; Synopsis: Children's art and an intro by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Twin Towers Remembered, Camilo Jose Vergara; Princeton Architectural Press; Synopsis: Photos taken from all parts of Manhattan of the World Trade Center.
The American Creed: A Spiritual and Patriotic Primer, Forrest Church; St. Martin's Press; Synopsis: A great way to understand America in spiritual terms.
Out of the Ruins: A New York Record, Jean Holabird, Gingko Press; Synopsis: Lower Manhattan, Autumn 2001.
Six Days of War, Michael B. Oren; Oxford; Synopsis: June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East.
No God but God, Geneive Abdo; Oxford; Synopsis: Egypt and the triumph of Islam.
What Went Wrong, Bernard Lewis; Oxford, Synopsis: Western impact and the Middle Eastern response.
The Other Side of Welfare, Pamela L. Cave; Capital Books; Real stories from a single mother.
The New Nuclear Danger, Dr. Helen Caldicott; The New Press; Synopsis: George W. Bush's military-industrial complex.
What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam, John L. Esposito; Oxford; Synopsis: Answers to frequently asked questions, from one of America's leading experts.
Our Mission and Our Moment: President Bush's Address to the Nation; Newmarket Press; Synopsis: President's address to the nation before a joint session of congress, Sept. 20, 2001.
Stress-Relief: For Disasters Great and Small, Georgia Witkin Ph.D.; Newmarket Press; Synopsis: What to expect and what to do from day one to year one and beyond.
Worlds in Collision, Edited by Ken Booth and Tim Dunne; Palgrave Macmillan; Synopsis: Terror and the future of global order.
The War Against Terror Masters, Michael A. Ledeen; St. Martin's Press; Synopsis: Why it Happened. Where we are now. How we'll win.
Inside 9-11: What Really Happened; St. Martin's Press; From the reporters, writers and editors of Der Spiegel Magazine.
War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, Chris Hedges; Public Affairs; Synopsis: Truths about humanity's love affair with war, offering a moving and thought-provoking meditation.
Onthatday: A Book of Hope for Children by Andrea Patel; Tricycle Press. Synopsis: A book of hope for children.
A New Deal for New York, Mike Wallace; Bell & Weiland/Gotham Center Books; Synopsis: In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks we should not just rebuild but rethink.
Inside Afghanistan, John Weaver; W Publishing Group; Synopsis: The American who stayed behind after Sept. 11, and his mission of mercy to a war-torn people.
A Just Response, Edited by Katrina Vanden Heuvel; Nation Books; Synopsis: The nation on terrorism, democracy and Sept. 11.
The Day the World Came to Town, Jim Defede; Regan Books/Harper Collins; Sept. 11 in Gander Newfoundland.
A New World Trade Center, Max Protetch; Regan Books/Harper Collins; Synopsis: Design proposals from leading architects worldwide.