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  • There’s a reason this latest telling of an oft-told tale became such a bestseller; in just under 300 pages, David McCullough manages to chronicle with great verve and immediacy the sweeping story of that fateful […]

    1776

    There’s a reason this latest telling of an oft-told tale became such a bestseller; in just under 300 pages, David McCullough manages to chronicle with great verve and immediacy the sweeping story of that fateful […]

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  • by Stephen Carter This Recommended category, Be Ready book examines why the virtue of integrity holds such sway over the American imagination.  By weaving together insights from philosophy, theology, history and law, along with examples […]

    Integrity

    by Stephen Carter This Recommended category, Be Ready book examines why the virtue of integrity holds such sway over the American imagination.  By weaving together insights from philosophy, theology, history and law, along with examples […]

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  • by Christopher Kolenda Edited by Christopher Kolenda; foreword by General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) This varied collection of essays brings together some of the foremost military thinkers as they look at the dynamics of […]

    Leadership, The Warrior’s Art

    by Christopher Kolenda Edited by Christopher Kolenda; foreword by General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) This varied collection of essays brings together some of the foremost military thinkers as they look at the dynamics of […]

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  •  by Dava Sobel In this Recommended category, Be Ready book, the author acknowledges that anyone alive in the 18th century would have known that “the longitude problem” was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day—and […]

    Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius…

     by Dava Sobel In this Recommended category, Be Ready book, the author acknowledges that anyone alive in the 18th century would have known that “the longitude problem” was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day—and […]

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  • by Patrick O’Brian This, the first in the splendid series of histori­cal novels depicting the Age of Fighting Sail, establishes the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey, RN, and Stephen Maturin, ship’s surgeon and intelligence agent, […]

    Master and Commander

    by Patrick O’Brian This, the first in the splendid series of histori­cal novels depicting the Age of Fighting Sail, establishes the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey, RN, and Stephen Maturin, ship’s surgeon and intelligence agent, […]

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  • by Clayton Christensen This revolutionary bestseller takes the radi­cal position that great companies can fail precisely because they do everything right. Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen demonstrates why outstanding companies that had their competitive antennae […]

    The Innovator’s Dilemma

    by Clayton Christensen This revolutionary bestseller takes the radi­cal position that great companies can fail precisely because they do everything right. Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen demonstrates why outstanding companies that had their competitive antennae […]

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  • by Malcolm Gladwell Why did the crime rate in New York plum­met so precipitously in the 1990s? How does a hitherto unknown writer become a bestselling novelist? Why is adolescent cigarette use rampant, when it […]

    The Tipping Point

    by Malcolm Gladwell Why did the crime rate in New York plum­met so precipitously in the 1990s? How does a hitherto unknown writer become a bestselling novelist? Why is adolescent cigarette use rampant, when it […]

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  •  by James Hirsch Two Souls Indivisible tells the inspiring story of an amazing, unlikely friendship, formed in one of the most hideous places imagin­able—a North Vietnamese POW camp that prisoners nicknamed “the Zoo.” Prisoner-of-war Fred […]

    Two Souls Indivisible

     by James Hirsch Two Souls Indivisible tells the inspiring story of an amazing, unlikely friendship, formed in one of the most hideous places imagin­able—a North Vietnamese POW camp that prisoners nicknamed “the Zoo.” Prisoner-of-war Fred […]

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