2018 Air Force list posted

R081510ZNOV18: The 2018 Air Force reading list is posted! Some carryovers from last year, but some interesting new material as well such as Kevin Kelly's The Inevitable. Enjoy!

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Many military commands publish recommended reading lists, but due to the ephemeral nature of the web these lists can sometimes be lost. This site attempts to capture them for posterity. Here's an overview of all the military reading lists that are available. Enjoy!

Most popular authors

Robert D. Kaplan
John Keegan
Thomas L. Friedman
Max Hastings
Rick Atkinson

Recent reading

  1. On Nov 08 Guillaume read The Art Of War by Sun Tzu
  2. On Sep 06 star (USCG) read Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific by Robert Leckie
  3. On Sep 06 star (USCG) read Hope is Not a Method by Gordon R. Sullivan
  4. On Sep 06 star (USCG) read A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  5. On Sep 06 star (USCG) read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  6. On Sep 06 star (USCG) read The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore by Michele Wucker
  7. On Aug 22 colleen (USA) read Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  8. On Feb 18 colleen (USA) read Inviting Disaster: Lessons From the Edge of Technology by James R. Chiles
  9. On Feb 13 colleen (USA) read At ease: Stories I tell to friends by Dwight D Eisenhower
  10. On Feb 05 kcholbert (USAF) read Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans by James Stavridis
  11. On Feb 03 Constantinos read The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World by Rupert Smith
  12. On Jan 11 David Esteban Diaz read Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and commented:

    For me, the facts more relevant are and will be in the time the related with the politic, economic, diplomatic and military, creating a close relationship that keeping and affecting national security and wellbeing.

  13. On Oct 28 2019 colleen (USA) read A Vietnam Experience: Ten Years of Relection by James B. Stockdale
  14. On Oct 24 2019 J DePriest (USAF) read On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman
  15. On Oct 08 2019 colleen (USA) read The Anatomy of Courage: The Classic WWI Study of the Psychological Effects of War by Lord Moran
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