Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Much More Important

On June 20, 2021 Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stafford was released. I bought it that morning and read it over the next few days. I thought the book was very good but I must admit I really never cared about the Alamo all that much. The main reason I read it was because I knew my local independent bookseller, who has become an important personal friend, would be fascinated by it. Well, I think I failed to look beyond the obvious and the book has become much, much more important in the short interim.

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SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING LIST ADDITION

Earlier today I added The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis to the Recommended Reading List.   In it Lewis explores the ongoing pandemic and our government’s failures to swiftly address it.

He details the involvement of administrations from Reagan through Trump with disaster preparedness.  The results are scary.

SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING LIST ADDITION

I just added Antitrust: Taking On Monopoly Power From The Gilded Age To The Digital Age by: Amy Klobuchar  to the Recommended Reading List.

Senator Klobuchar deals with too big business in a very kitchen table manner with only minimal wonkishness.   The introduction alone should be required reading before voting.