“I don’t have time to read another book.”
Even though I read an average of 50 books a year, this thought comes up from time to time. Then Mark Twain reminds me, “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”
Okay. Maybe one more.
Here are several reading lists that I use to filter through the vast titles of available books for the very best.
Admiral (ret) James Stavridis writes in his book The Leader’s Bookshelf that Secretary of Defense (and retired General) James Mattis has what could be the largest personal library of any active-duty military officer ever. Secretary Mattis recommended these 30 books (from his own 7,000 book library) to Foreign Policy during an interview.
Do you have a recommended reading list? How about a favorite book from last year?