Category Archives: Book Review

Reading List (Update):  D-Day

By | April 1, 2021

[April 1, 2021]  If I were asked to name an event in world history that stood out the most, certainly the Allied Invasion of France on 6 June 1944 would be it.  Hundreds of books and articles are written that give us something important; insight into what freed the world from one form of tyranny.  Understanding the events… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  The Big Lie

By | January 25, 2021

[January 25, 2021]  The more I hear about domestic disturbances across America and see folks blaming it on fascism, the more interested I have become in understanding the fascist movement.  On a recent recommendation from my wife, I watched a lecture by Dinesh D’Souza on the origins of Nazism in Europe.  I was intrigued by his idea that… Read More »

Essential Reads … or Maybe Not

By | October 7, 2020

[October 7, 2020]  Occasionally, I scour the Internet for writers who give suggestions about essential reads on leadership.  I’ve found them to be helpful most of the time, a few not so much.  Generally, however, their recommendations are worthwhile for junior leaders or those looking for a particular perspective.  I’m not yet convinced we always get the best… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  on Character

By | February 12, 2020

[February 12, 2020]  I know what you’re thinking already if you skipped this intro and went straight to read this Reading List choice.  How in the world could he write a review on “The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge”?  Does he think we’re boring or ahistorical or just plain brain dead?  “Silent Cal”?  Come on!  My good readers, please… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  on Life’s Meaning

By | January 16, 2020

[January 16, 2020]  A number of my blog’s readers have graciously recommended several beautiful books for highlighting.  Thank you, and please continue to email or post those recommendations in the comments section.  I’ll do my best to select some of the more informative works.  There are some of those recommended that are popular, usually from high-level politicians or… Read More »