Browsing the blog archives for September, 2006

Men in Black: How the Supreme Court Is Destroying America, Mark R. Levin

The dis-oriented author is a Constitutional Originalist. I do not, however, read many current issue books. I have not read Anne Coulter, Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh’s recent books. Likewise I had not planned on reading, Mark Levin’s Men in Black. I was in Colorado a few weeks ago visiting an old friend who is [...]


The Guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchmann

The dis-oriented author has not read much on the Great War. I was pleased, therefore, to find Barbara Tuchmann’s Pulitzer Prize winning, The Guns of August about the forst 30 days of the First World War. Of course I knew some of the broad themes; tangled alliances, military build-up and the optimistic view that any [...]

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, Jared Diamond

The dis-oriented author is an eclectic reader. I find myself spending way too much time in hotels, airplanes and sitting by myself in restaurants. Therefore I read a wide variety of subjects, Guns, Germs and Steel however is a little bit out of the ordinary, even for me. Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize winning book presents [...]