Summer Reading Suggestions

Jul 12, 2017

CC Executive Director Will Inboden and ISP Director Steve Slick were recently featured in a Foreign Policy piece with a few of their suggested books for summer reading. 

Which books were on Prof. Inboden's list?

  • Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, by Mark Bowden 
  • Patriotism is Not Enough: Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns, and the Arguments That Redefined American Conservatism, by Steven P. Hayward
  • Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain, by John Bew

Which books were on Prof. Slick's list? 

  • The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The WWII Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked There, by Sinclair McKay
  • A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal, by Ben Macintyre
  • The Last Station: Underground Railroad of Quaker Corner, by William Roy Mock
  • The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes, by Bryan Burrough

Read more about their reasons for each book, as well as other distinguished scholars' recommendations.