Monday, December 17, 2012

The Best Books I Read in 2012

This is my list of favorites - -
  • The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro (My #1)
  • The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts by Robert D. Kaplan
  • The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King by Walter R. Borneman
  • Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis (My #2)
  • The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns by Sasha Issenberg
  • The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Mark Bowden
  • The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
  • The Signal and Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't Nate Silver
  • Energy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines by Richard A. Muller
  • American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company by Bryce G. Hoffman
  • The End of Abundance: Economic Solutuons to Water Scarcity by David Zetland
  • Louis D. Brandeis: A Life by Melvin Urofsky
  • Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll
  • The Kings of Cool by Don Winslow
  • Bring Up the Bodies by HilaryMantel
  • The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
  • A Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy by Peter H. Gleick et al

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