Monday, March 30, 2009

Reading Material

I dunno.....
during my coaching hiatus, these were books I have read in the year "off"...

Mr.Clemens & Mark Twain - Justin Kaplan
The Slave Narrative - Marion Starling
Jefferson's Demons: portrait of a restless mind - Michael Beran
Are We Rome? - Cullen Murphy
Black rednecks and white liberals - Thomas Sowell.
How doctors think - Jerome Groopman.
Predictably irrational : the hidden forces that shape our decisions - Dan Ariely.
Great American Hypocrites - Glenn Greenwald
God is Not Great(How Religion Poisons Everything) - Christopher Hitchens
Negotiation Boot Camp - Ed Brodow
The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina - Douglas Brinkley
Rising Tide (Mississippi Flood of 1927 and how it Changed America) - John Barry
The Ape in the Corner Office - Richard Conniff
Ascent of Money - Niall Ferguson
The kingfish and his realm: the life and times of Huey P. Long - William Ivy Hair
Essential Chomsky - Noam Chomsky
Freakonomics - Steven Levitt,
1776 - David McCullough
American Theocracy - Kevin Phillips
No Asshole Rule - Bob Sutton
American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic - Joseph Ellis
Future of the Race - Henry Louis Gates &*Cornell West
Collapse (how societies choose to fail or succeed) - Jared Diamond
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass
The Sorrows of Empire - Chalmers Johnson
The Cajuns : from Acadia to Louisiana - William Faulkner Rushton
Are You There Vodka? - Chelsea Handler
Pure Drivel - Steve Martin
The Pity of War - Niall Ferguson
The new American militarism : how Americans are seduced by war - Andrew J. Bacevich.
Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky
Fiasco (the American military adventure in Iraq) - Thomas E Ricks
State of Denial - Bob Woodward
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism - Andrew Bacevich
Quiet Strength - Tony Dungy
Meat Market - Bruce Feldman
Plan of Attack - Bob Woodward
Hubris - Michael Isikoff & David Corn
Great War for Civilisation - Robert Fisk
How Good Do You Want To Be? - Nick Saban

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Another Chapter

Getting ready for another season with another team, and an even more refeshing outlook on coaching.