The Great Crash of 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith. Let's not let history repeat itself! It was a fascinating read in every way. I recommend this too:
The 1930's which is from the PBS Show American Experience.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY (all in the Modern Period)
1938 The New England Mind Miller (April/May)
1987 All the President's Men Woodward & Bernstein (July)
1992 The End of History & the Last Man Fukuyama (Sept)