Category: Book Notes

These are notes written for the Aptos Men’s Book Club and others about books I have read.

Supreme Inequality:
The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America

by Adam Cohen

This is the most important book written about the modern Supreme Court.

1944
by Jay Winik

Winik’s telling of the most fateful year of the war weaves many pieces of the story into a great book.

The Rosie Project
by Graeme Simsion

The book is a way to escape the hounds of life for a while . . . but not much more.

The Water Dancer
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Coates imagines a young slave’s adventure from being a slave, to escaping, to returning to his original plantation as a slave once more.

Blowout
by Rachel Maddow

Her book reads like the script for her television news program . . .