Dec 3

CJ Mahaney’s Christmas Book List 2015

2015 at 5:54 am   |   by Nicole Whitacre Filed under Resource Recommendations | Homemaking | Holidays

Today our dad, CJ Mahaney, gives us his much anticipated, tenth annual Christmas shopping list for the reader in your life.

1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History

by Jay Winik

The Cost of Courage

by Charles Kaiser

Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris

by Alex Kershaw


Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima

by Alexander Rose

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown


Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

by Jon Meacham


When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II

by Molly Guptill Manning

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

by James M. McPherson

The Secret Game

by Scott Ellsworth

The Wright Brothers

by David McCullough

Dead Wake

by Erik Larson

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey

by Candice Millard

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

by Hampton Sides

The Secret of Golf

by Joe Posnanski


Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

by Alfred Lansing