(Links take you to my reviews at www.amazon.com)
- Recent Reads
- Western Way of War by Victor David Hanson
- Jefferson Davis, American by Willam J. Cooper, Jr.
Highly recommended, great biography.
- Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson : A Study in Character by Roger G. Kennedy
Recommended, but difficult to read.
- Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America by Thomas Fleming
- Crucible of War : The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson
- A People's Army : Massachusett Soldiers and Society in the Seven Years' War by Fred Anderson
Highly recommended, but probably has limited appeal.
- When Christ and His Saints Slept
by Sharon Kay Penman.
- The Brothers of Gwynedd: Comprising, Sunrise in the West, The
Dragon at Noonday, The Hounds of Sunset, Afterglow and Nightfall
by Edith Pargeter (Ellis Peters)
- How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
Highly recommended -the title is a bit of hyperbole, but a fascinating book nonetheless.
- Liberty Men and Great Proprietors The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier 1760-1820 by Alan Taylor
- Strong of Body, Brave, and Noble by
Constance Brittain Bouchard.
- Walker Percy: The Last Catholic Novelist by Kieran Quinlan.
- Thank God My Regiment An African One: The Civil
War Diary of Colonel Nathan W. Daniels Ed. C.P. Weaver.
- Eamon De Valera: The Man Who Made Ireland
by Tim Pat Coogan.
Highly recommended, but probably of limited appeal.
- Citizen Soldiers by Stephen C. Ambrose.
- Three Roads to the Alamo by
William C. Davis.
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather.
Jefferson Davis: A memoir by his wife Varina Davis, Vol.2.
Recommended, but has limited appeal.
- Caesar: A Novel by Colleen McCullough.
- Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell.
- The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx.
- Jefferson Davis: A memoir by his wife Varina Davis, Vol. 1.
Recommended - but limited appeal.
- Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell.
- Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow.