Friday, January 23, 2015

Robert's Picks

Books:

On Target by Mark Greaney

Into Africa:  The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard (good)

The River of Doubt:  Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard (very good)

Diamonds, Gold, and War:  The British, The Boers, and the Making of South Africa by Martin Meredith (very good)

Movies:

American Sniper (excellent)

2 comments:

Old NFO said...

I hadn't read the last two, I'll have to see if I can find them!

Robert McDonald said...

The River of Doubt is fairly new, I believe. Meredith is a prolific writer of African history. I'very also read his History of Modern Africa and I am looking to pick up Fortunes of Africa which is an entire history of the continent.