If your idea of a good time includes stories about real people, Churchill and Orwell by Thomas Ricks tells how this odd pair anticipated the dangers of authoritarianism in the 1930s. Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy by Nichols Reynolds reveals Ernest Hemingway’s undercover activities in a captivating read. Jefferson by John Boles reminds us why he still deserves a place in the pantheon while Giant of the Senate by Al Franken takes the temperature of today’s Washington.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson