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Books Featured on the Show
LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 01, 2007

Blue Skies, No Fences: A Memoir of Childhood and Family
by Lynn Cheney
 
Description:
Mrs. Cheney recounts her childhood in Casper Wyoming. It is an uplifting account of a special time in American history – a simpler and safer time.
 
Glenn's Comments:
This candid and honest book will help all of us remember what growing up in America really means. Her memories of the 50’s will strike a note with all who grew up in that era or have parents who did.
 
Mentioned:
October 30, 2007

Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies
by M. Stanton Evans
 
Description:
Evans explains how the Communists worked against the United States during the cold war trying to influence our government and steal our secrets. Six year of research led him to write this book in defense of McCarthy and to proclaim that he was not the bully he’s been portrayed as.
 
Glenn's Comments:
He read the forward and started the book but is undecided on whether to finish it. The conspiracies suggested and evidence of government cover-ups freaked him out. So he asks his producer and listeners: Should he finish it?
 
Mentioned:
October 29, 2007

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900
by Andrew Roberts
 
Description:
The English-speaking nations—America, Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the West Indies—are a "decent, honest, generous, fair-minded and self-sacrificing imperium" and "the last, best hope for Mankind," argues this jingoistic peroration. Roberts (Napoleon and Wellington) treats them as a political-cultural unity, thriving on respect for law and property, laissez-faire capitalism and the Protestant ethic, and standing together against Nazism, communism and Islamic terrorism.

While Europe Slept
by Bruce Bawer
 
Description:
Having recently published an indictment of Christian fundamentalist intolerance in the U.S. (Stealing Jesus), New York native Bawer relocated to Europe with his Norwegian partner in 1998 and found an even more dangerous strain of religious and cultural bigotry ensnaring Western Europe.

The Forgotten Man: A History of the Great Depression
by Amity Shlaes
 
Description:
A compelling history of the realities and consequences of economic policies in the 1920s and 1930s and how government intervention affected the Great Depression.
 
Glenn's Comments:
A superb book which gave him fresh insights and information on people of that time involved with finding solutions to the fallen economy.
 
Mentioned:
October 19, 2007

Winners never Cheat: Everyday Values We Learned as Children (But May Have Forgotten)
by Jon M. Huntsman
 
Description:
This inspirational book discusses ten universal values for business and life.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Glenn called this book fantastic and asked, “When did we lose our sense of right and wrong?”
 
Mentioned:
October 5th on Television

The Wednesday Letters
by Jason Wright
 
Description:
Boxes of old letters left by their deceased parents impact the lives of their three adult children. This book has a powerful message about forgiveness.
 
Glenn's Comments:
This is a heart warming book that Glenn was able to share with his daughters.
 
Mentioned: 
Week of September 10, 2007

5000 Year Leap: The 28 Great Ideas that Changed the World
by W. Cleon Skousen
 
Description:
All about the philosophies of the founders of our government and why this country needs to be a virtuous country.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Amen to that. One of those books that you pick up and read a chapter here and there.
 
Mentioned: 
Week of September 24, 2007

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence
by Gavin De Becker
 
Description:
The author explains how our instincts and knowledge can warn us of impending violence.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Glenn says that if your “spider senses” are tingling then you should listen to them and act to protect yourself. A great book for increasing people’s awareness of the warning signs of danger.

Mentioned: Week of September 10-14, 2007

Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy with Lessons for America’s Schools
by John Giduck
 
Description:
The true story of one of the most horrendous attacks by Islamic terrorists, this one on a Russian school. Mr. Giduck explains how we can protect and defend our schools from such attacks.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Every parent and law enforcement person must read this book so they can understand and be active in defense of our schools from these terrorist acts.

Mentioned: Week of September 10-14, 2007

Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse
by Peter Schiff
 
Description:
A wake-up call to the dangers in our current economic environment. He offers a 3 step plan to preserve and protect your wealth.
 
Glenn's Comments:
The sky is falling, the sky is falling.
 
Mentioned: 
August 16, 2007 TV show

 


The Secret Servant
by Daniel Silva
 
Description:
The seventh novel to feature Gabriel Allon. This time there is a major terrorist operation that he must seek out and destroy.
 
Glenn's Comments:
He picked it up on vacation and was immediately hooked on this well researched thriller.
 
Mentioned: 
Week of August 16, 2007

The First Commandment
by Brad Thor
 
Description:
A fast paced thriller about terrorists that is full of non-stop action and suspense.
 
Glenn's Comments:
An exciting read that kept him up half the night with its relentless action.


Mentioned: Week of July 16, 2007

Living the Truth: Transform Your Life Through the Power of Insight and Honesty
by Dr. Keith Ablow
 
Description:
A self-help book with strategies for transforming a painful past into a powerful future.
 
Glenn's Comments:
It isn’t always an easy journey but it is one we all should try to take.
 
Mentioned: 
Week of June 18, 2007

Lone Survivor
by Marcus Luttrell
 
Description:
A riveting story of American heroism told by the Navy SEAL who survived this mission, Operation Redwing, in Afghanistan.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Could not put it down, made him prouder than ever to be an American.

Related Transcript:
Interview with Marcus Luttrell


Mentioned: Week of June 18, 2007

America Alone
by Mark Steyn
 
Description:
Provocative and often humorous book about the West’s unwillingness to confront Islamist extremists and why America could be the last country standing against this force.
 
Glenn's Comments:
Scary stuff, right on target, fits right in with Glenn’s take on the world dynamics at this time.

Mentioned: Week of June 11, 2007

       
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