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Got Some Extra Reading Time?

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Extra Time? Read a Good Book.

Matt and I are still working hard and meeting with clients and other lawyers by phone and video. When I’m not working, one thing that I like to do is read. One of my favorite subjects is history and here are a few of my favorite history books and biographies about American and Americans (and one half-American):

John Adams by David McCullough

1776 by David McCullough

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

Benamin Franklin by Samuel Isaacson

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Hamilton and Jefferson: The Rivalry that Forged a Nation by John Ferling

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara- Narrative history about the battle of Gettysburg.

The Civil War by Shelby Foote- Shelby Foote’s three volume masterpiece on the Civil War.

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin- Goodwin’s masterpiece about President Lincoln and his staff.

Titan by Ron Chernow

Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

William Churchill: The Last Lion by William Manchester

Churchill: Walking with Destiny by Andrew Roberts.

Huey Long by T. Harry Williams

Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by David Garrow

The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill: The Untold Story of Arthur Shores and His Family’s Fight for Civil Rights by Helen Shores Lee and Barbara Sylvia Shores.