I love Ken Follett's writing. Even though there are many characters, the book is wrtten in a way the characters are easy to recognize. Additionally, there were many historical references that kept me interested and feeling like I was learning.
Curious about a building in your neighborhood? Check the Ann Arbor Architecture Archive to learn the history of the buildings around us. This gallery of images and text about Ann Arbor's historic structures includes the full text of Historic Buildings Ann Arbor, Michigan by Marjorie Reade and Susan Wineberg.