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Fourth Marine Division
Marine Forces Reserve
2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA. 70114
Commanding General's Reading List

(Last updated 12 May 2023)



Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity
By: Peter Attia MD


The Little Book of Economics​
By: Greg Ip

The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
By: Clayton M. Christensen

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
By: Kevin Kelly

George Marshall: Defender of the Republic
By: David L. Roll

Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept
By: Brig. Gen. Robert Spalding, USAF

War Without Rules: China's Playbook for Global Domination
By: Brig. Gen. Robert Spalding, USAF

7 Seconds to Die: A Military Analysis of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War and the Future of Warfighting
By: John Antal

Ike the Soldier: As They Knew Him
By: Merle Miller

The Best and the Brightest
By David Halberstam

Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times
By: Donald T. Phillips

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
By: Steven Pressfield

From Beirut to Jerusalem
By Thomas L. Friedman

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
By: Stephen R. Covey

By David McCullough

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume 3: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
By: William Manchester & Paul Reid

The Last Full Measure: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
By: Jeff Shaara

Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
By: Jeff Shaara

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War
By: Michael Shaara

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Leader's Bookshelf
By: R. Manning Ancell & ADM. James Stavridis, USN - Ret.

Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare
By: Juan Zarate

Ender's Game
By Orson Scott Card

Washington: A Life
By: Ron Chernow

The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations
By: Samuel P. Huntington

It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership
By: Colin Powell

By Rudyard Kipling

Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam
By: H. R. McMaster

Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead
By: Jim Mattis & Bing West

Thomas Aquinas
By G. K. Chesterton

Strategy: A History
By: Lawrence Freedman

The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats
By: Richard A. Clarke & Robert K. Knake

Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime
By: Eliot A. Cohen

The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High-Tech Warfare
By: Christian Brose

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