Jun 7

CJ’s Father’s Day Book List

2017 at 5:30 am   |   by Carolyn Mahaney Filed under Resource Recommendations

​For your dad (or for your own reading pleasure) here are a few of CJ’s recent favorites:

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

by Candice Millard

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

by Ronald C. White

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

by Candice Millard

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey

by Candice Millard

Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

by Tom Clavin


The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball’s Lost Triumph

by Scott Ellsworth

The Matthew’s Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s U-boats

by William Geroux


Reading the Bible Supernaturally: Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture

by John Piper


The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus

by Joe Posnanski

The Miracle of Dunkirk

by Walter Lord

The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

by John Feinstein


Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

by Cal Newport

The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

by Ben Sasse


Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63

by Taylor Branch


1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History

by Jay Winik

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

by Daniel James Brown