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Newt's Reading List

Al Kamen has Newt Gingrich's reading list at the Washington Post. Here are a few books that made the list:

"Team of Rivals," by Doris Kearns Goodwin

"Revolutionary Wealth," by Alvin Toffler and Heidi Toffler

"Leadership," by Rudy Giuliani

"The Turnaround: How America's Top Cop Reversed the Crime Epidemic," by William Bratton and Peter Knobler

"Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," by Michael Lewis

"The Life of Andrew Jackson," by Robert V. Remini

"The Changing American Voter," by Norman H. Nie

Follow the link for the full list.

Comments (6)

Newt's smart enough not to ... (Below threshold)

Newt's smart enough not to go overboard trying to impress us, cause these books are/were all front-of -the -store titles (Popular). Have to admire his honesty (when it comes up for air).

The Remini book is very good and is worth buying, the rest were probably freebies (nothing wrong with that!)

I guess he already finished... (Below threshold)

I guess he already finished the blockbuster NYT best seller "How to Cheat On Your Wife and then Leave Her When She Has Cancer for Your Mistress."

Moneyball is a great book though - made me almost like baseball.

You know what's on my readi... (Below threshold)

You know what's on my reading list? The sequel to "1945" that was specifically promised to me at the end of that book.
Newt has some splainin to do.

Although I really look forward to Newt saying, "Rudy you magnificent bastard. I read your book!"

Veeshir, very funny. Still ... (Below threshold)

Veeshir, very funny. Still laughing. I wonder how many get the reference? ww

I get it. Patton read Romme... (Below threshold)
big al:

I get it. Patton read Rommel's book on Tank warfare tactics and used this info to counter Rommel's tactics. Patton exulted in his victory: "Rommel you magnificent bastard. I read your book."

You trust a guy named for a... (Below threshold)
spurwing plover:

You trust a guy named for a lizard?






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