Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ill Met by Moonlight, by W. Stanley Moss

Why this book: I had read Natural Born Heroes a health and fitness book, which interestingly enough, is built around the operation in Crete during WWII described in this book. I also just read Zorba the Greek which takes place in … Continue reading

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Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein

Why this book:  I lead a volunteer reading group for young men early in the pipeline to become SEALs or SWCCs (Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen). We pick relatively short books related to the profession they are entering, and we meet … Continue reading

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Zorba the Greek, by Nikos Kazantzakis

Why this book:  Selected by my literature reading group at my suggestion.  I’d read it 3 times previously, two of those times in other reading groups.  I consider it one of  my favorite novels – because the issues it deals … Continue reading

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