Books of the Week

(CNN)09/22/2019 "Talking to Strangers" by Malcolm Gladwell

09/15/2019 "On Writing" by Stephen King
09/08/2019 "The Song of Achilles" by Madeline Miller
    08/25/2019 "Our Boys" a new series on HBO
    08/11/2019 "The Professor and the Madman" by Simon Winchester
    07/28/2019 "Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe" by Sheri Berman
    07/21/2019 "The Guarded Gate" by Daniel Okrent
    07/14/2019 "Leadership" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    06/30/2019 "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles
    06/23/2019 "The Conservative Sensibility" by George F. Will
    06/16/2019 "The Island of the Day Before" by Umberto Eco, "Longitude" by Dava Sobel, "Circe" by Madeline Miller
    06/09/2019 "War and Peace" by Nigel Hamilton
    06/02/2019 "The Shadow War" by Jim Sciutto
    05/26/2019 "Against the Rules" a podcast by Michael Lewis
    05/19/2019 "A Thousand Small Sanities" by Adam Gopnik
    05/12/2019 "World Without Mind" by Franklin Foer
    05/05/2019 "Our Man" by George Packer
    04/28/2019 "Working" by Robert Caro
    04/14/2019 "Accidental Presidents" by Jared Cohen
    04/07/2019 "Open" by Kimberly Clausing
    03/31/2019 "Melting Pot or Civil War?" by Reihan Salam
    03/10/2019 "The Third Pillar" by Raghuram Rajan's
    02/17/2019 "Billion Dollar Whale" by Tom Wright & Bradley Hope
    02/10/2019 "A Foreign Policy for the Left" by Michael Walzer
    02/03/2019 "Crude Nation" by Raul Gallegos
    01/27/2019 "The Death of Truth" by Michiko Kakutani
    01/13/2019 "Roma" a film by Alfonso Cuaron
    12/16/2018 "Cultural Evolution" by Ronald Inglehart
    2/09/2018 "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" by Yuval Harari
    11/18/2018 "Revolution Française" by Sophie Pedder
    10/07/2018 "Capitalism in America: A History" by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge
    09/30/2018 "Identity" by Francis Fukuyama
    09/16/2018 "Detroit" (2017) directed by Kathryn Bigelow
    08/19/2018 "Uncivil Agreement" by Lilliana Mason
    08/12/2018 "The Summer Before the War" by Helen Simonson
    07/22/2018 "The China Mission" by Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
    07/15/2018 "Our Towns: A 100,000 mile journey into the Heart of America" by James & Deborah Fallows
    07/01/2018 "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck
    06/17/2018 "Origin Story" by David Christian
    05/27/2018 "Goodbye, Columbus" by Philip Roth
    05/20/2018 "Breaking the Bee" a film directed by Sam Rega and produced by Chris Weller
    04/22/2018 "How to Read a Book" by Mortimer Adler
    04/15/2018 "Post Truth" by Lee McIntyre
    04/08/2018 "The Death of Democracy" by Benjamin Carter Hett
    04/01/2018 "The Ordinary Virtues" by Michael Ignatieff
    03/11/2018 "Five Days in London, May 1940" by John Lukacs
    03/04/2018 "How to Think" by Alan Jacobs
    02/25/2018 "The Second Amendment: A Biography" by Michael Waldman
    02/18/2018 "Trumpocracy" by David Frum
    02/11/2018 "How Democracies Die" by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
    02/04/2018 "White Working Class" by Joan C. Williams
    01/28/2018 "Twilight of the Elites" by Christopher Hayes
    01/21/2018 "The Road not Taken" by Max Boot
    01/14/2018 "Devil's Bargain" by Joshua Green
    01/07/2018 "Kings and Presidents" by Bruce Riedel
    12/10/2017 "Rescue" by David Miliband
    12/03/2017 "The Vanity Fair Diaries" by Tina Brown
    11/19/2017 "Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine" by Anne Applebaum
    10/29/2017 "Novitiate" a film from Sony Pictures Classics
    10/22/2017 "Leonardo da Vinci" by Walter Isaacson
    10/08/2017 "The Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro
    10/01/2017 "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick for PBS
    09/24/2017 "27 Articles" by T. E. Lawrence
    09/17/2017 "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri
    08/20/2017 "The Once and Future Liberal" by Mark Lilla
    07/23/2017 "Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation" by Adam Roberts
    07/16/2017 "VICE Special Report: A World In Disarray " by VICE on HBO
    07/09/2017 "Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" by Carlo Rovelli
    07/02/2017 "I Am Not Your Negro" a documentary from Magnolia Pictures
    06/25/2017 "The Retreat of Western Liberalism" by Edward Luce
    06/18/2017 "Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom" by Thomas E. Ricks
    06/04/2017 "Start the Week Podcast" by BBC Radio
    05/28/2017 "Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?" by Jonathan Haidt
    05/07/2017 "The Islamic Enlightenment" by Christopher de Bellaigue
    04/23/2017 "Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow" by Yuval Noah Harari
    04/02/2017 "On Tyranny" by Timothy Snyder
    03/12/2017 "War in European History" by Michael Howard
    02/12/2017 "The Best and the Brightest" by David Halberstam
    02/05/2017 "The Undoing Project" by Michael Lewis
    01/08/2017 "Deutschland 83" airing on SundanceTV
    12/18/2016 "In Defense of a Liberal Education" by Fareed Zakaria
    12/11/2016 "Shoe Dog" by Phil Knight
    11/13/2016 "Hillary Clinton and the Populist Revolt" by George Packer in the New Yorker
    10/30/2016 "The Conservative Heart" by Arthur Brooks
    10/16/2016 "The Populist Explosion" by John Judas
    09/25/2016 "The Fix" by Jonathan Tepperman
    09/04/2016 "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead and "Sapiens" by Yuval Harari
    08/14/2016 "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance
      08/07/2016 "ISIS: A History" by Fawaz Gerges
      07/31/2016 "Eye in the Sky" a film by Bleeker Street Media