Book Reviews

Army leaders must read now more than ever. A People First Army relies on the knowledge and wisdom gleaned from literature. Here are several book reviews that will help you broaden your worldview and tailor your leadership styles.

 Military Leadership


Upheaval by Jared Diamond

Leadership in Fictional Literature

1984 by George Orwell

Political Leadership

A Promised Land by President Barak Obama

A Higher Loyalty by James Comey

Ask More by Frank Sesno

Exercise of Power by Robert M. Gates

How to Make Love to A Despot by Stephen A. Krasner

They Don’t Represent Us by Lawrence Lessig

General Leadership

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

Reflections on Leadership by Dennis Mossburg

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

The Complete 101 Collection by John C. Maxwell

Personal Development

“Brief” Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less by Joseph McCormack

Influence: the Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

Leadership and Self-Deception by the Arbinger Institute

Surrounded by Narcissists by Thomas Erikson

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg