“The Extra 2%” by Jonah Keri

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Some call this the next “Moneyball”. I’d say it is more like an organizational approach to Moneyball. It’s about the transformation of the perennial last-place Tampa Bay Devil Rays to one of the top organizations in baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays did the unthinkable by hiring non-baseball minds from Wall Street to transform the organization. They revolutionized how …

“Killing Lincoln” by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugand

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This historically accurate account of the final two weeks of the life of Abraham Lincoln is compelling and riveting. It covers the last week of the Civil war through Lincoln’s assassination and the capture of John Wilkes Booth and his conspirators. I read this book in 24 hours and just two sittings. My mom outdid herself on this one that’s …

“Animal Farm” by George Orwell

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This book is a classic which was assigned while I was at Priory about 30 years ago that either I never thoroughly read or have simply forgotten. I saw it laying in the hallway of my unit in the book pile and figured “no better time than the present” to (re-)read it. I am glad I did. Orwell was a …