Center for Strategic Communication

Book Bonanza

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] My usual yuletide haul of books received and purchased….                         The Last of the President’s Men by Bob Woodward Being Nixon: A Man Divided by Evan Thomas Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956 by Anne...

Two Mini Reviews

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] I have a tremendous backlog of good books to review that I have read in recent months and I am facing the fact that it is dubious that I will ever to get to feature most of them here.  As a stopgap, I am going to try a few...

New Books

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“]            The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft ad the Call of National Security by Bartholomew Sparrow The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan The Memoirs of Ernst Rohm by Ernst Rohm Heinrich Himmler by Peter Longerich  The...

Some More Books….

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“]      Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy by Donald Kagan  Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to al Qaeda by John Keegan  Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter  I spent...

“Friends of Zenpundit Who Wrote Books” # 3

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] As the holiday season is here, I thought it would be amusing between now and Christmas to do a series of posts on books by people who have, in some fashion, been friends of ZP by supporting us with links, guest-posts,...