Book Recommendations by Adm. James Stavridis

Due to a landslide in requests from our TOWN HALL patrons, we want to thank Adm. Stavridis for providing his list of book recommendations that he shared from our TOWN HALL stage on Monday.

Be sure to support our local public libraries and local small-business bookshops!



“A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” by Mark Twain

“Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card
Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende

“The Border” by Don Winslow

“The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood

“To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

“Waiting” by Ha Jin

“2034: A Novel of the Next World War” by Elliot Ackerman and Adm. James Stavridis


“Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydide’s Trap?” by Graham Allison

“Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia” by Peter Pomerantsev

“Russia” by Antony Beevor

“The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin” by Masha Gessen

“The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict” by Elbridge A. Colby

“War with Russia: An Urgent Warning From Senior Military Command” by General Sir Richard Shirreff