Saturday, August 14, 2010

What presidents read

American Presidential Book Club
American Presidential Book Club
Click on the graphic (or the link below it) to make it big enough to read.  I found it on Sheila's Book Journey blog this morning.


The Way Home ~ by George Pelecanos
Lush Life ~ by Richard Price
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America ~ by Tom Friedman
John Adams ~ by David McCullough
Plainsong ~ by Kent Haruf
The Post American World ~ by Fareed Zakaria
Netherland ~ by Joseph O'Neill
Huzur (Confort) ~ by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
A Mind at Peace ~ by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
Haritada bir bakta ~ by Sait Faik Abasiyanik
Gilead ~ by Marilynne Robinson
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
Invisible Man ~ by Ralph Ellison
Moby-Dick ~ by Herman Melville
Song of Solomon ~ by Toni Morrison
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The Golden Notebook ~ by Doris Lessing
FDR ~ by Anthony J. Badger
Native Son ~ by Richard Wright
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln ~ by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Irony of American History ~ by Reinhold Niebuhr
Collected Poems 1948-1984 ~ by Derek Walcott


John Adams ~ by David McCullough
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of Whaleship Essex ~ by Edvard Radzinsky
Salt: A World History ~ by Mark Kurfansky
Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar ~ by Edvard Radzinsky
Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power ~ by Richard Carwardine
Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural ~ by Ronald C. White Jr.
Lush Life ~ by Richard Price
Polio: An American Story ~ by David Oshinsky
The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth ~ by Leigh Movi
Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero ~ by David Maraniss
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women ~ by Geraldine Brooks
Mao: The Unknown Story ~ by June Chang and Jon Halliday

Brave Companions ~ by David McCullough
Goodnight, Irene ~ by Jan Burke
The Culture of Disbelief ~ by Stephen L. Carter
Living History ~ by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Lincoln ~ by David Herbert Donald
The Four Quartets ~ by T. S. Eliot
Invisible Man ~ by Ralph Ellison
Meditations ~ by Marcus Aurelius
The Denial of Death ~ by Ernest Becker
One Hundred Years of Solitude ~ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Imitation of Christ ~ by Thomas a Kempis
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ~ by Maya Angelou
The Way of the World: From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the 21st Century ~ by David Fromkin
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963 ~ by Taylor Branch


Anonymous said...

Interesting list. I have read a few.

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Nice job with this Bonnie. I like how you listed out the books. :D