Reading List: Damian J Kiska

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 Historical Fiction:
Café Wars: A Historical War Novel (Algeria & France - 1954) David Lee Corley
Non-Fiction: India, that is Bharat: Coloniality, Civilisation, Constitution
J Sai Deepak
Realization of Oneness
Joel S. Goldsmith

Non-Fiction Reading Accomplished (not a complete list)...
Ambrose, Stephen E. Band Of Brothers, E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Angle, Paul M. & Earl Schenck Miers The Living Lincoln: The Man and His Times, in His Own Words

Askin,Elisabeth, MD and Moore, Nathan, MD

The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Heatlh Care System - 2nd Edition

Atkinson, Rick

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 (Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy)

Atkinson, Rick

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (Volume Two of the Liberation Trilogy)

Atkinson, Rick

The Guns At Last Light: The War in Western Europe: 1944-1945 (Volume Three of the Liberation Trilogy)

Avrich, Paul Kronstadt, 1921: The Uprising of Sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base is Examined in the Context of the Political Development of the Soviet State
Barefoot, Robert R. Death By Diet
Barraclough, Geoffrey An Introduction to Contemporary History
Beery, Theresa & Workman, Linda & Eggert, Julia
Genetics & Genomics in Nursing & Healthcare
Benson, Tim & Grahame, Grieve
Principles of Health Interoperability (Health Information Technology Standards)
Boone, Keith W. The CDA Book
Brodsky, Alyn Benjamin Rush: Patriot & Physician
Butler, Smedley D.
War is a Racket (Pamphlet: The Antiwar classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier)
Chirot, Daniel Social Change in the 20th Century
Chomsky, Noam Hegemony Or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Clark Christopher The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went To War in 1914
Cohen, Carl Communism, Fascism, and Democracy: The Theoretical Foundations
Coonts, Stephen War In The Air: True Accounts of the 20th Century's Most Dramatic Air Battles - by the Men Who Fought Them
Cousins, Norman Anatomy of an Illness As Perceived by the Patient
Cornwell, Bernard Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles
Cukier, Kenneth & Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
Larry Diamond & Marc F. Plattner (edited by)
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy Revisited
Douglas, William O. Go East Young Man (an autobiography)
Ellis, Joseph J. The Cause: The American REvolution & It's Discontents: 1773-1783
Ellis, Joseph J. American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic
Ellis, Joseph J. American Sphynx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Ellis, Joseph J. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Ellis, Joseph J. His Excellency: George Washington
Ellis, Joseph J. The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Ellis, Joseph J. Revolutionay Summer: The Birth of American Independence
Englund, Peter The Beauty and the Sorrow: An intimate History of the First World War
Evans, Philip & Thomas S. Wurster Blown To Bits: How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy
Fitzgerald, Frances Fire In the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam
Friedman, Thomas L. Longitudes & Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism
Gaddis, John Lewis The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947
Galbraith, John Kenneth The Age of Uncertainty
Galbraith, John Kenneth The Culture of Contentment
Galbraith, John Kenneth The Economics of Innocent Fraud: Truth For Our Time
Galbraith, John Kenneth The Good Society
Galbraith, John Kenneth The New Industrial State
Gawande, Atul Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Groopman, Jerome, MD The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness
Hansen, Roger D. The Politics of Mexican Development
Hau de no sau nee Nation
A Basic Call To Consciousness (Pamphlet: The Hau de no sau nee Address to the Western World - Geneva, Autumn, 1977)
Heymann, C. David RFK: A Candid Biography of Robert F. Kennedy
Hillenbrand, Laura Unbroken - A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Hinton, William Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village
Holiday, Ryan
Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave (The Stoic Virtues Series)
Holmes, David L. The Faiths of the Founding Fathers
Huntington, Samuel P. Political Order in Changing Societies
Isikoff, Michael & David Corn Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump
Kahn, Roger. The Boys of Summer
Kennedy, John F. Profiles In Courage
Kennedy, Robert F. Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Kennedy, Ted
In Critical Condition: The Crisis in America's Health Care (1972: I read this in High School)
Kindleberger, Charles P. Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises
Kindleberger, Charles P. The World in Depression, 1929-1939
King, Jr.,  Martin Luther
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Krugman, Paul The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
Krugman, Paul The Age of Diminished Expectations: U.S. Economic Policy in the 1990s (3rd Edition)
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth On Death and Dying (read this as a teenager)
Kuhn, Thomas S. Structure of Scientific Revolutions (original coining of word: "Paradigm")
LaFeber, Walter America, Russia, and the Cold War 1945-1975
Labatut Benjamin, Adrian Nathan West When We Cease to Understand the World
Leninger, Bruce & Andrea, with Ken Gross Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
Lepore, Jill
These Truths: A History of the United States
Lieberthal, Kenneth G. Revolution and Tradition in Tientsin, 1949-1952
Lovell, Jim & Kluger, Jeffrey Apollo 13 (originally: Lost Moon)
Maddow, Rachel
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
Manchester, William
The Glory & The Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972
McCullough, David 1776
McCullough, David The Course of Human Events: The 2003 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
McCullough, David John Adams
McPherson, James M. Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution
McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
Meachum, Jon And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln & The American Struggle
Meachum, Jon
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Miller, Merle Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman
Moore, Geoffrey A. Crossing The Chasm: Marketing and Selling Technology Products to Mainstream Customers
Mukherjee, Siddhartha The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Mukherjee, Siddhartha The Gene: An Intimate History
Munoz, Heraldo From Dependency to Development: Strategies to Overcome Under-Development and Inequality
Niebuhr, Reinhold Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study of Ethics and Politics
Newton, Michael
Life Between Lives: Exploring the Journey of Souls
Nolan, William A, MD
The Making of a Surgeon (read this as a teenager)
Oates, Stephen B. With Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln
O'Reilly (Fred Trotter & David Uhlman) Hacking Healthcare: A Guide to Standards, Workflows, and Meaningful Use
O'Reilly (Allistair Croll & Benjamin Yoskovitz) Lean Analytics : Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster
Paine, Thomas The Essential Writings: Common Sense, The Crisis, The Rights of Man
Palmer, Arnold Go For Broke: My Philosophy of Winning Golf
Plato The Republic
Phillips, Kevin P. American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century
Phillips, Kevin P. Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Sreet, and the Frustration of American Politics
Phillips, Kevin P. Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
Phillips, Kevin P. The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics, & the Triumph of Anglo-America
Phillips, Kevin P. The Politics of Rich and Poor: Wealth and the American Electorate in the Reagan Aftermath
Phillips, Kevin P. Wealth & Democracy: A Political History of the American Rich
Pinchbeck, Daniel Breaking Open The Head - A Psychodelic Journey Into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism
Pollan, Michael The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
Richardson, Heather Cox
Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America
Rozell, Matthew A. The Things Our Fathers Saw - The Untold Stories of the World War II Generation From Hometown, USA - Volume I: Voices of the Pacific Theater
Rozell, Matthew A. The Things Our Fathers Saw - The Untold Stories of the World War II Generation From Hometown, USA - Volume II: War in the Air—From the Great Depression to Combat
Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart & Jack Cohen The Science of Discworld
Charles Sackrey, and Geoffrey Schneider with Janet Knoedler
Introduction to Political Economy, 3rd Edition
Sanders, Scott Russell A Private History of Awe
Sandoz, Mari Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. A Thousand Days : John F. Kennedy in the White
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. Robert Kennedy And His Times
Skocpol, Theda States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China
Snyder, Timothy On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century
Springsteen, Bruce Born To Run
Starr, Paul
The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry
Stavrianos, L.S.
Global Rift: The Third World Comes of Age
Stiglitz, Joseph E.
People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

Stone, Irving

The Agony and The Ecstacy (A Biograhical Novel of Michelangelo)
Thoreau, Henry David
Walden, or Life in the Woods; On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
Toobin, Jeffrey The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Townshend, Pete Who I Am: A Memoir
Tuchman, Barbara W. The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution
Tuchman, Barbara W. The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I
Vowell, Sarah The Wordy Shipmates
Upledger, John E. Your Inner Physician And You - CraniosSacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release
Van Zandt, Stevie (Miami Steve) Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir
Walter, Tim & Al Siebert
The Guide to Student Success (helped a *lot* in mastering College it did!)
Weiss, Brian L.
Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives
Wilber, Ken The Atman Project: A Transpersonal View of Human Development
Wilber, Ken A Brief History of Everything
Williams, William Appleman The Tragedy of American Diplomacy
Weintraub, Stanley Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce
Young, Marilyn B. The Vietnam Wars: 1945-1990