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The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism (2008) - Thomas W. Evans (Grade:A)
The Sorrow of War (1991) - Bao Ninh (Grade:C)
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010) - Laura Hillenbrand (Grade:A+)
The Rat Patrol (1966) - Norman A. Daniels (Grade:B+)
A Day in the Bleachers (1955) - Arnold Hano (Grade:A+)
Southern Cross: Annuit Coeptis (CSA Confederate States of America, Volume 1) (2013) - Dorvall (Grade:B)
Uncertain Justice : The Roberts Court and the Constitution (2014) - Laurence H. Tribe (Grade:B)
Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey (2014) - Tim Hornbaker (Grade:B+)
Never Let Me Go (2005) - Kazuo Ishiguro (Grade:A)
Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001) - Steven Spielberg (Grade:C-)
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Charles Williams (1886-1945) was born on September 20, 1886. Read Orrin's review of Descent into Hell (1937)
Hank Williams (1923-53) was born in Georgiana, AL on September 16, 1923. Brothers Judd recommends the biography Your Cheatin' Heart : A Biography of Hank Williams (Chet Flippo) and the album, Forty Greatest Hits of Hank Williams.
William Howard Taft (1857-1930), 27th President of the United States, was born in Cincinnati, OH on September 15, 1857.
Bernard MacLaverty (1942-) was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 14, 1942. Brothers Judd recommends his novel Cal (1983) which was adapted into a very good movie version (1984) starring Helen Mirren.
General John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (1860-1948) was born in Linn County, MN on September 13, 1860.
Bill Monroe (1911-96) was born in Rosine, KY on September 13, 1911. He created the music genre that is named for his band The Blue Grass Boys. Brothers Judd recommends The Music Of Bill Monroe 1936-1994
David Herbert "DH" Lawrence (1885-1930) was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, ENG on September 11, 1885. He did as much damage to Anglo-American Literature as anyone this side of Joyce, Freud and Darwin. Read Orrin's review of Sons and Lovers (1913)(Grade: D).
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster