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Good Profit How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies By Charles G. Koch

Entrepreneurs, present and future, will certainly benefit by reading this book. But as this reader attempted to communicate, Good Profits merits a wider audience. It is an erudite, persuasive and at times humorous rebuttal of the left’s fallacious claims to moral superiority.   Read the rest of this entry »

April 27, 2016   No Comments

Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice by Adam Makos

Devotion should be read because of what it reveals about the Korean War and the men who fought it. The “police action” claimed five million lives, nearly 37,000 of them American, plus 92,134 American wounded. Indeed, in the author's words: "One could argue that the Korean War was really a World War –– World War III –– in which the nations of the world converged to fight on one peninsula, instead of around the globe."   Read the rest of this entry »

February 8, 2016   No Comments

Ally My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide By Michael B. Oren

Ally provides a fascinating glimpse into the world of diplomacy, Obama style. Something like watching a train wreck in progress. That the alliance survived, however bruised, is a credit to the tireless efforts of Israel’s American-born ambassador.   Read the rest of this entry »

January 11, 2016   No Comments

Big Brother Meets Big Data

Big data enlisted in social engineering in China - coming to a country near you.   Read the rest of this entry »

October 20, 2015   1 Comment

The Washingtons George and Martha By Flora Fraser

Flora Fraser has written a moving account of The Washingtons as they weathered family tragedies, the Revolutionary War and the tumultuous early years of the United States.   Read the rest of this entry »

October 13, 2015   No Comments

A Higher Call By Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

This book is probably unlike any you have read about the Second World War. It combines the stories of two men–– a young American B-17 pilot and a seasoned German fighter pilot –– with some big slices of World War II history. But it is the two pilots, united by a common humanity, who capture and keep readers’ interest. Read the book before the movie comes out.   Read the rest of this entry »

August 22, 2015   No Comments

Last To Die By Stephen Harding

Stephen Harding’s extensive research into official American and Japanese records, personal memoirs, letters and interviews with participants are the sources for this stirring story of bravery and grit and not so laudable political machinations.   Read the rest of this entry »

July 29, 2015   No Comments

Lincoln and the Jews A History By Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell

This book is about what the title says it is. But the focus is not as narrow as that title would suggest. Even Lincoln experts are likely to learn something from this far-reaching study of Lincoln and the Jews.   Read the rest of this entry »

July 26, 2015   13 Comments

The State of the American Mind Edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow

The essays in this book cover a great deal of territory and all are essential reading for anyone struggling to understand what has happened to America.   Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2015   3 Comments

Commodore Levy A Novel of Early America in the Age of Sail By Irving Litvag

Having read Saving Monticello (reviewed here) by Marc Leepson, this reviewer wanted to know more about Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, the man who did the saving and the subject of this novel.   Read the rest of this entry »

July 1, 2015   2 Comments