Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tijuana Straits by Kem Nunn

Why this book: When I recently mentioned to a friend that I lived in Imperial Beach, he recommended this book as a novel set in Imperial Beach. Wanting to know more about where I live, I picked it up. Though I … Continue reading

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Legacy – 15 Lessons in Leadership, by James Kerr

Why this book:  Strongly recommended to me by the Commanding Officer of SEAL Basic Training Command about a year ago. Since then, it has become almost required reading in the SEAL teams, and James Kerr has been invited several times … Continue reading

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Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Richard Flanagan

Why this book: Selected by our reading group, at the insistence of my wife, Mary Anne. I recall her reading this book and repeatedly telling me that I had to read it.  She and several of those in our reading … Continue reading

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The Innovator’s DNA, by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregorson, Clayton Christensen

Why this book:  My colleagues in All American Leadership selected it as a book for all of us to read and discuss. While I couldn’t make the discussion  due to a conflict, I read the book and found that it … Continue reading

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Dancing at the Rascal Fair, by Ivan Doig

Why this book:  I had read and really liked a couple of Ivan Doig’s other books – Heart Earth and This House of Sky – both beautifully written autobiographical accounts of his childhood and young adulthood in Montana in the … Continue reading

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