Gold Medal

The Source

By James Michener

Like most of Michener’s books, The Source is a historical fiction with a storyline that begins in ancient times and comes forward. Unlike most of his others, this book uses an ongoing archeological dig at the fictional Tel Makor to introduce the reader to each...

Great by Choice

By Jim Collins & Morten T. Hansen

Great by Choice is the third of Jim Collins’ books which I have read and enjoyed. This one struck me as being not only about building a business but about many of the principles which should apply in managing one’s personal net worth as well. “10...

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

By Robert M. Gates

In the politically bifurcated world that has become the United States, it is rare to find an individual who can work effectively in two consecutive diametrically opposite Presidential administrations. This fact alone makes Robert Gates’s book worthy of reading....

Born to Run

By Christopher McDougall

Start with a fascinating story about running long distances, work in some real history about a mysterious Native American tribe, and ask a lot of thought provoking questions challenging the mainstream to get the book which ignited the “minimalist” movement...

The last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron

By Howard Bryant

Baseball fans, this is a no-brainer read. Anyone interested in the history of modern civil rights movement would also be advised to take a read. As with so many of our heroes, the truth about Henry Aaron’s life is far more interesting than the legend of his...