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2006-2007 Booklist from the Readable History Bookclub
This is a list of the books we have read in our bookclub meetings in Idaho and Texas. In most cases I've made a few comments based on my opinion , and in some cases I have added a link to follow-up work done in preparation for the bookclub meeting. The latter are mostly maps that I made for myself to help understand the flow of the book.

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BOLD titles are links to comments on the book.


December 2007 The Persian Expedition by Xenophon

November 2007 The Year 1000. What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millenium. An Englishman's World by by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger

October 2007 ENDEAVOUR. The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage by Peter Aughton

September 2007 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

July 2007 Her Majesty's Spymaster. Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage by Stephen Budiansky

June 2007 Thinking in Time. The Uses of History for Decision Makers by Richard Neustadt and Ernest May

April/May 2007 Galileo's Daughter. A Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

March 2007 Accidental Journey. A Cambridge Internee's Memoir of WWII by by Mark Lynton

February 2007 Seabiscuit. An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

January 2007 Founding Brothers. The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph P.Ellis

November 2006 Reluctant Saint. The Life of Francis of Assisi by Donald Spoto

October 2006 Sputinik.The Shock of the Century by Paul Dickson

September 2006 My War Gone By. I Miss It So by Anthony Loyd

August 2006 The Old Ball Game by Frank DeFord

July 2006 Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips

June 2006 Presidential Leadership. Rating the Best and Worst in the White House edited by James Taranto and Leonard Leo

May 2006 The Gifts of the Jews. How a Group of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels by Thomas Cahill

April 2006 Early Christian Writings (Penguin Classics)


Follow this link to the Reading list from 2005-2003