History Books to Read After Watching ‘Oppenheimer’

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Director Christopher Nolan once again turns his lens toward history with his film, Oppenheimer, the story of the Manhattan Project through the view of theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer as he is recruited as director of Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico to develop the weapon that effectively ended World War II. After you watch the film, check out these incredible books about the Manhattan Project, the birth of the atomic bomb, the history behind the splitting of the atom, what happened after the bombs were dropped in Japan and more.