Born and raised in Muncie, Indiana, Craig is about as typical middle-America as they come. His 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, followed by another 15 as a DoD contractor, allowed him to live in several places in the… Continue Reading →
A history buff by nature, my reading topic of choice is history, namely, British and American history. Having read numerous publications on the American Revolution, as well as the Second World War, I’m more than a little familiar with general… Continue Reading →
I first became aware of the author after reading his novel, The Underground Railroad when it was first released and was greatly impressed. That book has since been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. This year, I’ve selected his work,… Continue Reading →
In the Fall of 2006, an acquaintance of mine lent me a stack of books that he had recently finished. The top one was Mayflower by an author I had not yet heard of. The subject matter seemed a little… Continue Reading →
Labeled the “citizen chronicler” by United States Congress Librarian James Billington, McCullough is the recipient of 2 Pulitzer Prizes, 2 National Book Awards, 2 Francis Parkman Prizes and the nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, justifiably deeming him America’s foremost narrator of it’s past.