Dust: The Inside Story of Its Role in the September 11th Aftermath
, by Paul J. Lioy (Rowman & Littlefield; paperback, $18.95). A professor of evironmental medicine examines the dust produced by the disintegration of the World Trade Center and the response by public officials to its environmental effects.
Memory Remains: 9/11 Artifacts at Hangar 17
, by Francesc Torres (National Geographic, $50). Spanish photographer Torres brings to life remnants of Ground Zero — burned fire trucks, shredded clothing, crumpled police cars, mangled file cabinets — preserved inside a hangar at John F. Kennedy airport.
, by Martha Cooper (Mark Batty; paperback, $10.95). Photojournalist Cooper captures images of street memorials that went up shortly after the attacks and provides her meditations translated in a variety of languages.
We’re Not Leaving: 9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Courage, Sacrifice, and Renewal
, by Benjamin J. Luft (Greenpoint; paperback, $20). Police officers, firefighters, construction workers and other volunteers at the disaster site describe what they saw and did.
After the Fall: New Yorkers Remember September 2001 and the Years That Followed
, edited by Mary Marshall Clark, Peter Bearman, Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith (New Press, $26.95). Oral histories describe how New York City fared and evolved in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks.
A Decade of Hope: Stories of Grief and Endurance From 9/11 Families and Friends
, by Dennis Smith with Deirdre Smith (Viking, $26.95). Families of victims and rescue crews tell their tales in this follow-up to Smith’s “Report From Ground Zero.”
FDNY 2001-2011: A Decade of Remembrance and Resilience
, with an introduction by George W. Bush (M.T. Publishing, $39.95). Photos from fire department archives featuring operations over the past decade in response to 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake and the airliner landing in the Hudson.
The Legacy Letters: Messages of Life and Hope From 9/11 Family Members
, edited by Brian Curtis (Perigee, $22). A collection of letters written by family and friends to lost loved ones.
Messages: Signs, Visits, and Premonitions From Loved Ones Lost on 9/11
, by Bonnie McEneaney (Harper; paperback, $14.99). A woman whose husband died in the attacks describes spiritual signs from him and explores similar experiences reported by others who lost loved ones.