Monthly Archives: December 2020

By Honor Bound – Two Navy SEALs, the Medal of Honor, and a Story of Extraordinary Courage, by Tom Norris and Mike Thornton with Dick Couch

Why this book: I know both Tom Norris, Mike Thornton, as well as their co-writer Dick Couch.  I was interested in getting more of the details of their stories, which I thought I knew pretty well.  Indeed I learned a … Continue reading

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Smarter, Faster, Better, by Charles Duhigg

Why this book: Selected by two reading groups I’m in, based on Jay’s recommendation and the outstanding reviews of Duhigg’s Power of Habit. Summary in 3 sentences: Duhigg was personally struggling to be well enough organized and motivated to be … Continue reading

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The Plague, by Albert Camus

Why this book: I’ve had it on my bookshelf for decades.  When my good friends Gary and Patsy told me they’d read it and found it insightful, esp during our pandemic, I decided that it was time to finally read … Continue reading

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