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    Title

    Author

    Date Read

         

    Ice Bound

    Dr. Kerri Neilsen

    May 2019

    Say Goodbye for Now

    Catherine Ryan Hyde

    May 2019

    The Jungle

    Upton Sinclair

    May 2019

    Come Again No More

    Jack Todd

    Apr 2019

    Rules for Radicals

    Saul Alinsky

    Apr 2019

    My Father the Spy

    John Richardson

    Apr 2019

    The Water in Between

    Kevin Patterson

    Mar 2019

    The Deep State

    Jason Chaffetz

    Mar 2019

    Sun Going Down

    Jack Todd

    Feb 2019

    Franklin Pierce

    Peter A. Wallner

    Jan 2019

    Peary: The Explorer and the Man

    John Edward Weems

    Dec 2018

    No One Would Listen

    Harry Markopolos

    Dec 2018

    The Life We Bury

    Allen Eskens

    Nov 2018

    Woodrow Wilson

    August Heckscher

    Nov 2018

    Gates: How Microsoft's Mogul reinvented an Industry - and Made Himself the Richest Man in America

    Stephen Manes & Paul Andrews

    Oct 2018

    Godforsaken Sea - Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters

    Derek Lundy

    Sep 2018

    The Disciple

    Stephen Coonts

    Sep 2018

    Old Friends

    Tracy Kidder

    Sep 2018

    Steve Jobs: The Man who Thought Different

    Karen Blumenthal

    Aug 2018

    Grant

    Ron Chernow

    Aug 2018

    The Informant

    Kurt Eichenwald

    May 2018

    Cuba

    Stephen Coonts

    May 2018

    John Tyler: Champion of the Old South

    Oliver Perry Chitwood

    Apr 2018

    Watchers

    Dean Koontz

    Mar 2018

    Gold Diggers

    Charlotte Gray

    Mar 2018

    Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President

    Robert J. Rayback

    Feb 2018

    The World According to Bob

    James Bowen

    Jan 2018

    Katharine Graham - Personal History

    Katharine Graham

    Jan 2018

    Charlie Company - What Vietnam Did to Us

    Peter Goldman & Tony Fuller

    Dec 2017

    The Battle of the Generals

    Martin Blumenson

    Dec 2017

    Act of War

    Brad Thor

    Dec 2017

    Walden on Wheels: On the Open Road from Debt to Freedom

    Ken Ilgunas

    Nov 2017

    Townie

    Andre Dubus III

    Nov 2017

    The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and Their Secret World War

    Stephen Kinzer

    Oct 2017

    The Color of Truth

    Kai Bird

    Oct 2017

    Tearing Down the Walls

    Monica Langley

    Sep 2017

    Use of Force

    Brad Thor

    Sep 2017

    Paperboy: Confessions of a Future Engineer

    Henry Petroski

    Aug 2017

    Colder than Hell: A Marine Rifle Company at Chosin Reservoir

    Joseph R. Owen

    Aug 2017

    And You Know You Should Be Glad

    Bob Greene

    Aug 2017

    Secrecy and Power: The Life of J. Edgar Hoover

    Richard Gid Powers

    Aug 2017

    Voyager

    Jeana Yeagar & Dick Rutan

    Jun 2017

    Citizen Cohn: The Life and Times of Roy Cohn

    Nicholas von Hoffman

    Jun 2017

    Kearney's March: The Epic Creation of the American West,  1846-1847

    Winston Groom

    Jun 2017

    Girl from Fitchburg

    Bernadine Kielty Scherman

    Jun 2017

    The Mosquito Coast

    Paul Theroux

    Jun 2017

    Proud to Be: My Life, the Air Force, the Controversy

    Kelly Flinn

    May 2017

    Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time

    Freeman Cleaves

    Apr 2017

    Breaking the Limit

    Karen Larsen

    Mar 2017

    Damages

    Barry Werth

    Mar 2017

    The Hungry Ocean

    Linda Greenlaw

    Mar 2017

    The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

    Bob Woodward

    Mar 2017

    Vision: The Story of Boeing

    Harold Mansfield

    Feb 2017

    Parting the Desert - The Creation of the Suez Canal

    Zachary Karabell

    Feb 2017

    A Street Cat Named Bob - And How he Saved my Life

    James Bowen

    Jan 2017

    Ike's Spies - Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment

    Stephen E. Ambrose

    Jan 2017

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    J. D. Vance

    Jan 2017

    Octopus: Sam Israel, the Secret Market, and Wall Street's Wildest Con

    Guy Lawson

    Dec 2016

    The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West

    Joel Achenbach

    Dec 2016

    Ayn Rand and the World She Made

    Anne C. Heller

    Nov 2016

    Call the Briefing!

    Marlin Fitzwater

    Oct 2016

    The Price of Politics

    Bob Woodward

    Aug 2016

    Carrying the Fire

    Michael Collins

    Jul 2016

    Seabiscuit - An American Legend

    Laura Hillenbrand

    Jun 2016

    The Catcher in the Rye

    J. D. Salinger

    Jun 2016

    The Last Patriot

    Brad Thor

    May 2016

    Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics

    Joel H. Silbey

    May 2016

    State of Fear

    Michael Crichton

    Apr 2016

    Tracks in the Sea: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans

    Chester G. Hearn

    Apr 2016

    Last Bus to Wisdom

    Ivan Doig

    Mar 2016

    Three Weeks with My Brother

    Nicholas Sparks

    Mar 2016

    Team of Rivals

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Mar 2016

    In the Devil's Snare

    Mary Beth Norton

    Jan 2016

    Undaunted Courage

    Stephen Ambrose

    Dec 2015

    Coming Clean

    Kimberley Rae Miller

    Dec 2015

    Pathfinder: John Charles Fremont and the Course of American Empire

    Tom Chaffin

    Dec 2015

    The Devil in the White City

    Erik Larson

    Nov 2015

    Pay Any Price: Greed, Power and Endless War

    James Risen

    Nov 2015

    An Invisible Thread

    Laura Schoff & Alex Tresniowski

    Oct 2015

    The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

    Jonas Jonasson

    Oct 2015

    Clinton Cash

    Peter Schweizer

    Sep 2015

    When the Astors Owned New York: Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age

    Justin Kaplan

    Sep 2015

    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

    Cheryl Strayed

    Aug 2015

    Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides

    Christian G. Appy

    Aug 2015

    A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity

    Bill O'Reilly

    Jul 2015

    Cold Mountain

    Charles Frazier

    Jun 2015

    Hidden Order

    Brad Thor

    May 2015

    Andrew Johnson: A Biography

    Hans L. Trefousse

    May 2015

    The First Commandment

    Brad Thor

    Apr 2015

    1812: The Navy's War

    George C. Daughan

    Mar 2015

    The Bully Pulpit

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Mar 2015

    Band of Brothers

    Stephen E. Ambrose

    Jan 2015

    Heavy Weather

    Bruce Sterling

    Jan 2015

    American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

    David O. Stewart

    Dec 2014

    Destiny of the Republic

    Candice Millard

    Dec 2014

    Blood and Thunder

    Hampton Sides

    Dec 2014

    1776

    David McCullough

    Nov 2014

    The Fourth Estate

    Jeffrey Archer

    Oct 2014

    Empire of the Summer Moon

    S. C. Gwynne

    Sep 2014

    Hit & Run: How Jon Peters and Peter Gruber Took Sony for a Ride in Hollywood

    Nancy Griffin & Kim Masters

    Aug 2014

    Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man

    Brian McGrory

    Aug 2014

    The Hope

    Herman Wouk

    Aug 2014

    Jack: Straight from the Gut

    Jack Welch

    Aug 2014

    Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate

    Bob Woodward

    Jul 2014

    What Happened

    Scott McClellan

    Jul 2014

    Unbroken

    Laura Hillenbrand

    Jun 2014

    The Shadow of Blooming Grove: Warren G. Harding in His Times

    Francis Russell

    Jun 2014

    USS Seawolf

    Patrich Robinson

    Mar 2014

    Parallel Lies

    Ridley Pearson

    Mar 2014

    The Last Hero: Wild Bill Donovan

    Anthony Cave Brown

    Mar 2014

    Breaking Point

    Dana Haynes

    Feb 2014

    The Fourth Part of the World

    Toby Lester

    Feb 2014

    The Last Man

    Vince Flynn

    Jan 2014

    Compromised: Clinton, Bush and the CIA

    Terry Reed & John Cummings

    Jan 2014

    Sea of Thunder

    Evan Thomas

    Dec 2013

    Crashers

    Dana Haynes

    Dec 2013

    Dirty Wars - The World is a Battlefield

    Jeremy Scahill

    Dec 2013

    A Prayer for Owen Meany

    John Irving

    Nov 2013

    Not Between Brothers

    David Marion Wilkinson

    Nov 2013

    Alexander Hamilton

    Ron Chernow

    Oct 2013

    Reccessional

    James A Michener

    Sep 2013

    The Shell Game

    Steve Alten

    Aug 2013

    Blind Man's Bluff

    Sherry Sontag & Christopher Drew

    Aug 2013

    The Yankee Years

    Joe Torre & Tom Verducci

    Aug 2013

    The Birth of the West

    Paul Collins

    Jul 2013

    Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA

    Randall B. Woods

    Jul 2013

    The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

    Allison Hoover Bartlett

    Jul 2013

    Into the Silence

    Wade Davis

    Jul 2013

    The Chase

    Clive Cussler

    Jul 2013

    The Lost Cyclist

    David Herlihy

    Jun 2013

    The River of Doubt

    Candice Millard

    Jun 2013

    A Final Reckoning: A Tale of Bush Life in Australia

    George A. Henty

    Jun 2013

    The Great Gatsby

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Jun 2013

    Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad

    Gordon Thomas

    Jun 2013

    Coolidge

    Amity Shlaes

    May 2013

    The Ice Balloon

    Alec Wilkinson

    Apr 2013

    Twelve Desparate Miles

    Tim Brady

    Mar 2013

    Liberty

    Stephen Coonts

    Mar 2013

    Halsey's Typhoon

    Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

    Mar 2013

    The Worst Journey in the World

    Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    Mar 2013

    Screwed

    Dick Morris & Eileen McGann

    Feb 2013

    American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

    Joseph J. Ellis

    Feb 2013

    Liberty and Tyranny

    Mark R. Levin

    Jan 2013

    Intruders

    Stephen Coonts

    Jan 2013

    Classified Woman

    Sibel Edmonds

    Jan 2013

    Benedict Arnold: Revolutionary Hero

    James Kirby Martin

    Jan 2013

    Diary of a U-Boat Commander

    Anonymous

    Dec 2012

    The Red Horseman

    Stephen Coonts

    Dec 2012

    Sleeping with Custer and the 7th Cavalry

    Walter C Rodgers

    Dec 2012

    The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

    Anatoli Boukreev & G. Weston DeWalt

    Dec 2012

    Hell to Pay: The Unfolding Story of Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Barbara Olson

    Dec 2012

    Solving 9-11: The Deception That Changed the World

    Christopher Bollyn

    Nov 2012

    Slipknot

    Linda Greenlaw

    Nov 2012

    James Madison

    Richard Brookhiser

    Oct 2012

    The Minotaur

    Stephen Coonts

    Oct 2012

    Airframe

    Michael Crichton

    Oct 2012

    Have You Seen My Country Lately?

    Jerry Doyle

    Oct 2012

    The Cider House Rules

    John Irving

    Oct 2012

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    Erich Maria Remarque

    Sep 2012

    Man of the House

    Thomas P. O'Neill

    Sep 2012

    The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama's War on the Republic

    David Limbaugh

    Sep 2012

    Full Black

    Brad Thor

    Sep 2012

    Fahrenheit 451

    Ray Bradbury

    Sep 2012

    Highest Duty

    Chesley Sullenberger

    Sep 2012

    Under Siege

    Stephen Coonts

    Aug 2012

    The Roots of Obama's Rage

    Dinesh D'Souza

    Aug 2012

    Typhoon

    Joseph Conrad

    Aug 2012

    The Amateur

    Ed Klein

    Aug 2012

    The Man Who Loved China

    Simon Winchester

    Aug 2012

    Liberal Betrayal of America and the Tea Party Firestorm

    William Davis Eaton

    Aug 2012

    The Kingdom

    Clive Cussler

    Jul 2012

    Rayisms

    Ray Rothbard

    Jul 2012

    Crossing to Safety

    Wallace Stegner

    Jul 2012

    Final Flight

    Stephen Coonts

    Jul 2012

    Dead or Alive

    Tom Clancy

    Jun 2012

    Angle of Repose

    Wallace Stegner

    May 2012

    Riptide

    D. Preston & L. Child

    May 2012

    Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

    H. W. Brands

    Apr 2012

    The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Dick Russell

    Mar 2012

    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    John Berendt

    Feb 2012

    The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

    T. J. Stiles

    Feb 2012

    Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World

    Andrew Breitbart

    Feb 2012

    Huey Long

    T. Harry Williams

    Jan 2012

    America

    Stephen Coonts

    Jan 2012

    Honorable Warrior: General Harold K. Johnson and the Ethics of Command

    Lewis Sorley

    Jan 2012

    Foreign Influence

    Brad Thor

    Dec 2011

    Washington: A Life

    Ron Chernow

    Dec 2011

    American Assassin

    Vince Flynn

    Nov 2011

    The Guts To Try

    Col James H. Kyle

    Oct 2011

    Lonesome Dove

    Larry McMurtry

    Oct 2011

    After America

    Mark Steyn

    Oct 2011

    The Tycoons

    Charles R. Morris

    Oct 2011

    The Oregon Trail 

    Francis Parkman

    Oct 2011

    Dereliction of Duty

    H. R. McMaster

    Sep 2011`

    Mad Anthony Wayne

    Thomas Boyd

    Sep 2011

    All the Little Live Things

    Wallace Stegner

    Sep 2011

    Rabble in Arms

    Kenneth Roberts

    Jul 2011

    The Perfect Storm

    Sebastian Junger

    Jun 2011

    Atlas Shrugged

    Ayn Rand

    Jun 2011

    Riders of the Purple Sage

    Zane Grey

    Apr 2011

    One Ranger - A Memoir

    H. Joaquin Jackson

    Apr 2011

    Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

    Ronald J. Pestritto

    Apr 2011

    Dark Summit

    Nick Heil

    Mar 2011

    Disclosure

    Michael Crichton

    Mar 2011

    The Guns of August

    Barbara W. Tuchman

    Mar 2011

    Extreme Measures

    Vince Flynn

    Feb 2011

    Lusitania - An Epic Tragedy

    Diana Preston

    Jan 2011

    John Adams

    David McCullough

    Jan 2011

    Protect and Defend

    Vince Flynn

    Dec 2010

    Tuxedo Park

    Jennet Conant

    Dec 2010

    The Worst Hard Time

    Timothy Egan

    Dec 2010

    Colossus

    Michael Hiltzik

    Dec 2010

    Matterhorn

    Karl Marlantes

    Nov 2010

    Act of Treason

    Vince Flynn

    Nov 2010

    The Big Rock Candy Mountain

    Wallace Stegner

    Nov 2010

    The Lost Symbol

    Dan Brown

    Oct 2010

    A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole

    Diana Preston

    Oct 2010

    The Life & Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

    Bill Bryson

    Oct 2010

    Separation of Power

    Vince Flynn

    Oct 2010

    Patriots

    A. J. Langguth

    Oct 2010

    The Third Option

    Vince Flynn

    Sep 2010

    Transfer of Power

    Vince Flynn

    Aug 2010

    Term Limits

    Vince Flynn

    Aug 2010

    Captain Lightfoot: The Last of the New England Highwaymen

    Frederick. W. Waldo

    Aug 2010

    Heart of Darkness

    Joseph Conrad

    Aug 2010

    Mount Washington Reoccupied

    Robert Monahan

    Jul 2010

    Skull Rack

    Ron Braithwaite

    Jul 2010

    JFK and the Unspeakable

    James Douglass

    Jun 2010

    Water for Elephants

    Sara Gruen

    Jun 2010

    Pursuit of Honor

    Vince Flynn

    Jun 2010

    Unknown Seas

    Ronald Watkins

    Jun 2010

    Sailing Alone Around the World

    Joshua Slocum

    May 2010

    Lost and Found

    Jacqueline Sheehan

    May 2010

    Before the Fallout

    Diana Preston

    May 2010

    Seven Years in Tibet

    Heinrich Harrar

    May 2010

    The Professor and the Madman

    Simon Winchester

    Apr 2010

    Over the Edge of the World

    Laurence Bergreen

    Apr 2010

    The Last Patriot

    Brad Thor

    Apr 2010

    Hawke

    Ted Bell

    Mar 2010

    Fortunes of War

    Stephen Coonts

    Mar 2010

    The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

    Edmund Morris

    Mar 2010

    Consent to Kill

    Vince Flynn

    Mar 2010

    Empire Falls

    Richard Russo

    Mar 2010

    The Warburgs

    Ron Chernow

    Mar 2010

    The Innocent Man

    John Grisham

    Feb 2010

    Executive Power

    Vince Flynn

    Jan 2010

    Joseph Stalin

    Robert Service

    Jan 2010

    Half Broke Horses

    Jeanette Walls

    Jan 2010

    North Star Over My Shoulder

    Bob Buck

    Jan 2010

    Time and Chance - Gerald Ford's Appointment with History

    James Cannon

    Jan 2010

    The Glass Castle

    Jeanette Walls

    Dec 2009

    Every Man A Tiger

    Tom Clancey

    Dec 2009

    Flying Crows

    Jim Lehrer

    Dec 2009

    Andrew Carnegie

    David Nasaw

    Dec 2009

    Stern Men

    Elizabeth Gilbert

    Oct 2009

    Sleeper Spy

    William Archer

    Oct 2009

    As The Crow Flies

    Jeffrey Archer

    Sep 2009

    Nine Mile Bridge

    Helen Hamlin

    Aug 2009

    Memorial Day

    Vince Flynn

    Aug 2009

    A Good Dog

    Jon Katz

    Aug 2009

    Marching toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq

    Michael Scheuer

    Apr 2009

    The Forgotten Man

    Amity Shlaes

    Mar 2009

    The Leisure Seeker

    Michael Zadoorian

    Feb 2009

    American Prometheus: Triumph & Tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer

    Bird & Sherwin

    Feb 2009

    IOUSA

    Wiggin & Incontrera

    Jan 2009

    Dewey - The Small Town Library Cat

    Vicki Myron

    Dec 2008

    The Bilderberg Group

    Daniel Estulin

    Nov 2008

    The Creature from Jekyll Island

    G. Edward Griffin

    Nov 2008