Reviewed by: Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP® Medal rating: Gold Medal “We already talked about it.” “No, we didn’t. This is the first I’ve heard about it.” “After Karen & Jim’s party last week, we talked about it. You agreed.” Does this conversation sound familiar? Sure,...
I’ve always been a fan of Michener, and last year also discovered one of his contemporaries, reading Leon Uris’ “Exodus” during my first visit to Israel.
The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor’s Heroic Search for the World’s First Miracle Drug
Medical professionals had already discovered that bacteria was the cause of infections and diseases, and antiseptic solutions had been in place since the 1890s.
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.
Gates treads lightly when comparing the two administrations. He prefaces the book, and most of his comments wherein he differed with either Bush or Obama.
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.
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.
Motivational, inspirational, spiritual, and historical… Another of my favorite books of the past few years. It is the story about Louie Zamperini, an Olympic runner, WW2 B24 bombardier.