Dr. Robert Longhi '81
Here is my recommended reading list. If you have any questions about the content or would like to know more about a particular book please feel free to e-mail me.


Being George Washington by Glenn Beck
Einstein by Walter Isaacson
Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Clarence Darrow by John A. Farrell
Thomas Jefferson by Christopher Hitchens
Catherine the Great by Robert Massie
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert Massie
Stalin by Edvard Radzinsky
Peter the Great by Robert Massie
Washington by Ron Chernow
Eisenhower: In War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith
Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro
Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young (Autobiography)
Clapton by Eric Clapton
The Rise and Fall of Stalin by Robert Payne


Endurance by Caroline Alexander
War by Sebastian Junger
The Case of the Unknown Woman by
F. Alexander Shipley
Last Call by Daniel Okrent
The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
On China by Henry Kissenger
The Fifties by David Halberstan
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
The Coldest Winter by David Halberstan
Delivered From Evil: The Saga of World War II by Robert Leckie
The Trail of Tears by Gloria Jahoda
1776 by David McCullough
The Glorious Cause by Jeff Shaara
The Battle of Midway by Craig L. Symons
Where God Was Born by Bruce Feiler
The Spanish Holocaust


Demonic by Ann Coulter
Hollywood versus America by Michael Medved
Men in Black by Mark R. Levin
Crime and It's Causes by Clarence Darrow
Marx versus Tolstoy by Clarence Darrow
Liberty and Tyranny by Mark R. Levin
After America by Mark Steyn
Where the Right Went Wrong by Patrick J. Buchanan
Suicide of a Superpower by Patrick J. Buchanan
Liberal Fascism by Johan Goldberg
America the Vulnerable by Stephen Flynn
Beyond Peace by Richard Nixox


The Remarkable Cure of Ahrs by Michel de Saint Pierre
Popular Patron Saints by Don Sharkey & Sister Loretta Clare
Plus Fifty: Another Half Century of Service 1047-1997 by Brother Xavier Werneth, SC
Pope John XXIII: A Life of the New Pope by Andrea Lazzarini
Wings of Eagles: The Jesuits Saints and Blessed by Francis Corley, SJ
Twenty One Saints by Aloysius Croft
Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox by G.K. Chesterton
Friends and Friendship for Saint Augustine by Sister Maria Aquinas McNamara, O.P.


Out of Oz by Gregory Maguire
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Rainwater by Sandra Brown
The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
The Quiet American by Graham Greene
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Human Factor by Graham Greene
Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
Drifting South by Charles Davis
A Gun for Sale by Graham Greene
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Tenth Man by Graham Greene
McTeague by Frank Norris
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Pure by Andrew Miller
A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
The Bounty Trilogy by Charles Nordhoff & James Norman Hall
Drifting South by Charles Davis
Contact by Carl Sagan
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway
Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien


The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
Life and Energy by Isaac Asimov
The Science Delusion by Curtis White
Brilliant Blunders by Mario Livio

Historical Literature:

The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
The Match by Mark Frost
11/22/63 by Stephen King
The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
The Company: A Novel of the CIA by Robert Littell