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.