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05.12.09

Newt's Reading List

The Republican leader says a book about Margaret Thatcher is a must-read for Americans in this age of big government, and shares some of his other current favorites.

The Republican leader says a book about Margaret Thatcher is a must-read for Americans in this age of big government, and shares some of his other current favorites. He co-authored his latest book, 5 Principles for a Successful Life: From Our Family to Yours, with his daughter, along with contributions from a slew of prominent people like Bill Clinton, Rush Limbaugh, and Jon Stewart.

Devil's Garden
by Ace Atkins

“An amazing, fictional account of the trial of movie star Fatty Arbuckle in 1922.”

An amazing, fictional account of the trial of movie star Fatty Arbuckle in 1922 in San Francisco and Dashiell Hammett’s early years as a Pinkerton detective before becoming America’s first great mystery writer.

 

 

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One Second After. By William R. Forstchen. 352 pages. Forge Books. $24.95. ()

One Second After
by William R. Forstchen

“A survival novel of the first order. You will not be able to put it down.”

A gripping account of the first year after an electromagnetic pulse attack has eliminated all electricity in America. A survival novel of the first order. You will not be able to put it down.

 

 

 

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The Silent Man. By Alex Berenson. 432 pages. Putnam Adult. $25.95. ()

The Silent Man
by Alex Berenson

“A gripping and frightening story of an Islamist terrorist group developing a small nuclear weapon.”

This is a gripping and frightening story of an Islamist terrorist group developing a small nuclear weapon to be used in Washington during the State of the Union to wipe out the entire elected American government.

 

 

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There is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters. By Claire Berlinski. 400 pages. Basic Books. $27.95. ()

There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters
by Claire Berlinski

“Thatcher attacked socialism not just on economic terms, but as a morally indefensible diminution. In the age of Obama big government, every American should read it.”

A brilliant and compelling study of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s campaign to defeat socialism.  Berlinski reveals that Thatcher attacked socialism not just on economic terms, but as a morally indefensible diminution of the human spirit and as a crippler of human freedom. In the age of Obama big government, every American should read it.

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Newt Gingrich was first elected to Congress in 1978 where he served Georgia for twenty years. In 1995, he was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives where he served until 1999. He is Chairman of the Gingrich Group and author of 19 books, including 10 fiction and non-fiction New York Times bestsellers.