RealClearBooks Morning Edition

Saturday, July 4
The Man Who Would Not Be George Washington - J. Waters, RCDefense
8 Great Books for July - Boris Kachka, Vulture
A Cold War Spy Fiction Thriller? - Bob Drogin, Los Angeles Times
4 Books that Will Make you Happy and Successful - Eric Barker, Time
The Intercept's Summer Reading List - Staff, The Intercept
A Journey on the Oregon Trail - Rinker Buck, Wall Street Journal
Backpacking with the Saints - Bill Kohlhaase, Santa Fe New Mexican
The Uses of My Body - Rachel Martin, NPR Books
10 Best Lines from Times' Review of "Grey" - Elizabeth Kiefer, Refinery 29
A Visit to Harper Lee's Hometown - Kevin Nance, Chicago Tribune
Danielle Steel: "I'm More than a Beach Read" - N. Krug, Washington Post
Frenzy Over High-Tech Talent - Andrew Hacker, New York Review of Books
Peter Heller's 'The Painter' - Francis Moul, The Lincoln Journal Star
'By the People' and 'Wages of Rebellion' - George Packer, New York Times
5 Great History Books for Fourth of July Reading - Tom Keene, Bloomberg
Friday, July 3
7 Investing Books for your Summer Reading List - BlackRock, Nasdaq
The Stewardship of Wealth - Guest Contributor, Enterprising Investor
How a Fox News Host Handled Sex Assault - G. Carlson, The Daily Beast
The Battle of Messines Road - Martin Newland, The National
Goofy Noir Sci-Fi Tale Reviewed - Etelka Lehoczky, NPR Books
How James Patterson Became the Ultimate Storyteller - T. Purdum, VF
Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History - Liz Hoggard, The Independent
Rare Book Thiefs - Prospero, The Economist
A Blind Man's Fight for Justice in China - Wiser, Washington Free Beacon
Interview with Author, ex-Marine Elliot Ackerman - Staff, The Bridge
Thursday, July 2
Our Universities: The Outrageous Reality - Delbanco, N.Y. Review of Books
5 Takeaways from Ted Cruz's New Book - Erica Grieder, Texas Monthly
These Books Boosted Troop Morale During WWII - Richard Oram, Time
Dorothea Lasky's 'Rome' - Alana Folsom, The Iowa Review
What Does a Major 21st Century War Look Like? - Robert Beckhusen, WIB
Double Agents are Cool. So Cool. - Nick Taylor-Vaisey, Maclean's
What are the World's Billion Guns Used for? - Lewis Jones, Newsweek
A Brief Education in Politics - John Coyne Jr., The Washington Times
Father of Scientology Leader to Write Tell-All - Julie Miller, Vanity Fair
The Manliness of Joan Didion - Franklin Strong, The Millions
Wednesday, July 1
43 Essential Books about War - Contributors, The Art of Manliness
136 Books You'll Want to Read this Summer - Staff, The L.A. Times
Harry Potter and Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll? - N. Hines, The Daily Beast
Celebrity Novels Reviewed - Staff, VICE News
Understanding the DNA Revolution - Robin McKie, The Guardian
The Constitution's Gang of Four - Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
A Future Global War - John Waters, RealClearDefense
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot - J. Goulden, The Washington Times
Explaining the Rise of ISIS - Bradley Williams, The Indypendent
The Day the Moon Exploded - James Braid, Washington Free Beacon
Tuesday, June 30
What's it Like Being in Battle? - Michael Taube, The Washington Times
Ted Cruz Unloads on McConnell, Rand Paul in New Book - Raju, Politico
The Best Selling Sports Books - Editors, The New York Times
Beach Babes - Anna Wiener, The New Republic
It's Time to Legalize Drugs - Don Winslow, The Daily Beast
Bela Bartok was Pride of Two Nations - Sudip Bose, The Washington Post
Once Upon a Time in Russia - Clea Simon, The Boston Globe
Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley - B. Seitz, Washington Free Beacon
The Fight to Save NYC's Library - Maureen Corrigan, NPR Books
Act of War: LBJ, North Korea and a Spy Ship - James Person, 38 North
Monday, June 29
Did George H.W. Bush Deserve a Second Term? - Lozada, Washington Post
China's Dream is America's Nightmare - Steven Mosher, Washington Times
Business Books Worth Reading this Summer - Lexington Herald-Leader
Blame Jefferson for Confederate Flag - Nicolaus Mills, The Daily Beast
Balanced Portrayal of Michelle Obama - D. Philyaw, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Work and Vision of a Storied Poet - Sam Coale, Providence Journal
The Cost of Courage - Matthew Price, Portland Press Herald
The Story Behind a Scandalous Book - Phyllis Meras, Providence Journal
Remarkable Life and Thought of Vaclav Havel - D. Mahoney, City Journal
Favorite Books About Music - Editorial Staff, The Guardian
Saturday, June 27
15 Best Fiction Books of 2015 - Jonathan Sturgeon, Flavorwire
5 Powerful Books to Improve Your Life - Brandon Turner, Entrepeneur
Top 5 Books to Read this Summer - James Altucher, The Huffington Post
Antonin Scalia is Supreme Court's Greatest Writer - Heer, New Republic
Ghost Fleet: Chronicle of a War Foretold - The Economist
Landscape, Memory and Power in the American Midwest - Pitt. Press
Four Books to Understand Currency Markets - Tom Keene, Bloomberg
10 Great LGBT Summer Reads - Diane Anderson-Minshall, Advocate
Writer Evokes Hitler's Final Days - Martin Rubin, The Washington Times
Ted Cruz Details Dad's Torture in New Book - Tim Mak, The Daily Beast
Satan's Spokesman: Biography of Joseph Goebbels - Bottum, Free Beacon
Five Artists, Five Book Reviews - Contributors, The New York Times
A Book Buyer's Lament - Ken Kalfus, The New Yorker
Friday, June 26
What is the Most Banned Book in America? - Goldenberg, FiveThirtyEight
New Books, Dead Authors - Joe Queenan, Wall Street Journal
An Eerie Tale of Perception and Possession - Jason Heller, NPR Books
Best New Books of the Summer - Editors, Gawker
The Role of Saints in Latin Christianity - Ian Lindquist, Wash. Free Beacon
Books on Flying - The Economist
The Fixer - Muriel Dobbin, The Washington Times
The Original Review of Anne Frank's Diary - Lily Rothman, Time
How to Translate Spinglish - Henry Beard & Christopher Cerf, The Daily Beast
Sports Writers' Favorite Books - Chicago Tribune
Thursday, June 25
15 Books for Recent Graduates - Samantha Zabell, Time
'Ghost Fleet' and the Future of War - Adin Dobkin, The Strategy Bridge
Understanding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - Carolyn Kellogg, The L.A. Times
Interest Soars Over Harper Lee's Classic Tale - Jeffrey Trachtenberg, WSJ
The Man Who Predicted Putin - Cathy Young, The Daily Beast
After the Republic - Andy Yates, GOPUSA
The President's Shadow - John Henry, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
The Thrill of a Broadway Season Past - Martin Rubin, Washington Times
Five Reasons to Like Target Tokyo - James Holmes, RealClearDefense
Wednesday, June 24
7 Book Franchises We Need to Say 'Goodbye' to - C. Fallon, Huffington Post
What to Read this Summer - Editors, The Federalist
50 Shades of Monotonous - Jamie Martaye, USA Today
The Uncommon Beauty of Getting Lost - Maria Popova, Brain Pickings
A Son Finds his Father on Guadalcanal - Peter Richmond, The Daily Beast
A Fascinating True Story of Family's Espionage - Kelly, Kansas City Star
Corporate America Invented Christian America - Bakshian, Wash. Times
50 Shades of Heinous - Jean Marie Brown, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Exposed in a Southern Lens - Temple Cone, Washington Free Beacon
Joy and Struggles of Immigrant Experience - Claire Fallon, Huffington Post

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