Book Thoughts

A place for me to give my thoughts on books, history, and their influence on my life.

Today
April
19
April 2018
17
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reviewed: Review of On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
A very short, yet incredibly important read. Snyder uses historical examples of the rise of tyranny from the 1930s, 1940s, 1...
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century - Timothy Snyder
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reviewed: Review of Women and Power by Mary Beard
This book is a simple collection of two speeches that historian Mary Beard gave on Women and Power. the lectures look at how...
Women & Power: A Manifesto - Mary Beard
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April 2018
16
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reviewed: Review of Washington's Revolution by Robert Middlekauff
A deeper look at George Washington and his leadership and vision from his early years through the end of the Revolutionary Wa...
Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader - Robert Middlekauff
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reviewed: Review of Redshirts by John Scalzi
This was a fun read that played on the traditional science-fiction tropes but did it in a way that was tongue-in-cheek and fu...
Redshirts - John Scalzi
finished reading:
finished reading:
April 2018
15
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reviewed: Review of Searching for and Maintaining Peace by Jacques Philippe
This book was a gift from a friend at a time when I really needed to read it. It is a collection of insights on faith that I...
Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart - Jacques Philippe
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reviewed: Review of Without Remorse by Tom Clancy
An entertaining read from Ton Clancy that tells the back story of John Clark and even a glimpse of a young Jack Ryan. The pl...
Without Remorse  - Tom Clancy
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finished reading:
April 2018
10
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reviewed: Review of Theodore Roosevelt by Nathan Miller
Another fabulous biography of one of my favorites, Teddy Roosevelt. This single volume biography does a nice job of covering...
Theodore Roosevelt - Nathan Miller
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