The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery that Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler by Thomas Hager

Tells the story of controversial scientists Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch, who are credited with saving millions of lives while being responsible for the creation of the modern chemical industry.

Recommended by a UHS student: “A really interesting book. It’s about these guys who figure out how to end world hunger, but the chemicals they make are also used for terrible things.”