Category Archives: Books & Reading

What I’m reading, and you should be reading, too.

The Colossus of Independence: John Adams


If you haven’t heard from me on this site in a while, it is not because I haven’t been reading about the Presidents!  I started writing this post after reading McCullough’s “John Adams” in January.  Alas, many, many things prevented … Continue reading

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The First: George Washington


When I had this idea to read a book about every President of the United States, I came up with a few personal ground rules.  First, I would read a book by or about each President.  Second, I would read … Continue reading

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2012 Reading Wrap-Up


I’ve completed updating my 2012 List-o-Books, an enumeration of all fifty-five books I read last year.  As per my usual practice, the list is a hodge-podge of books with no particular theme,  a preponderance of non-fiction, and a few by … Continue reading

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