The book Aftershocks by Colin Kahl and Thomas Wright takes a look at the global impact of COVID-19, including the political outcomes for the future
After the Apocalypse is a short book talks about a true, reality based, vision of where American needs to strive towards, and lead.
Preventable by Andy Slavitt is a non-fiction book taking a behind the scenes look at the U.S.’ COVID-19 response under the Trump administration.
Attempts, and succeeds, to navigate the enormous amount of information to tell a fascinating, easy to read story. More importantly, the authors managed to separate the truth from the mountains of disinformation being put out by state and non-state actors, in official as well as unofficial roles.
Most of these gems are well known, but I think the authors would have done well if they were more discreet, anyone can say a comeback, but there is an art in doing it like Churchill or Lincoln. Unfortunately many of today’s politicians that are quoted in this book are not anymore witty than the average middle school student, and some are less.
The author goes through what this idea meant and how it shaped our nation, and others. He goes to write about what the abandonment of this idea cost the United States in terms of principals, good will, influence, blood, and treasure.
The 2nd novel featuring Allan Karlsson, a reluctant anti-hero going through life, involving himself and influencing world matters. A follow up to a best seller