MW Bookshelf 2018

This is a running list, I’ll keep it updated as I read new things.

If you have suggestions on good books let me know in the comments.  Some of these are not light reading. If you want to see a book review before you decide to commit let me know.

Full disclosure these are Amazon affiliate links-


THE TRUE BELIEVER: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer

Propaganda and Persuasion by Jowett O’Donnell

Propaganda by Edward Bernays


The Art of War

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene

Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict

On War by Carl Von Clauzwitz

On Guerrilla Warfare by Mao Tse-Tsung

Makers of Modern Strategy form Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age

Connectography: Mapping the future of global Civilization

Rogue Warrior


Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West

Charlie Wilson’s war

Unholy War: Terror in the name of Islam

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae


The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of living

The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph.

Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual By Jocko Wilink

Extreme Ownership By Jocko Wilink

Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying

On Killing: The psychological cost of learning to kill in war and society

On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and Peace

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich


Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a complex world

The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander

Company Commander: The Classic Infantry Memoir of World War II

We were Soldiers Once… and Young


The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

Soy Dust: Two masters of Disguise reveal the tools and operations that helped win the Cold war

Operation Solo: The FBI’s Man in the Kremlin

Dirty Tricks or Trump Cards: US Covert Action and Counterintelligence

A Burglar’s Guide to the City

Narconomics: How to run a Drug Cartel

More to follow….


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