Tag Archives: William Shirer

A Productive Week & Day

Good Afternoon! Today’s post is a bit on the later side due to a rather productive and physical morning I had.  This morning, I woke up bright and early and made my way to the Pentagon for this year’s Army Ten Miler.  I’m not quite sure what my official time is yet, but I’m relatively […]

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My Thoughts On Rise & Fall of the Third Reich

The other day I completed my reading of William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich is full of tons of facts about the conditions that led to Hitler’s ultimate rise and fall, and how he transformed the Weimar Republic into the mighty Nazi Third […]

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It’s Official – I’m A Polygamous Reader

At least temporarily.  Usually, I read only one book at a time.  If I’m reading more than one book at a time, it reminds me back to how swamped I was during my undergraduate days at GW.  I felt then there was so much reading that I wasn’t able to devote the time required to […]

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Teaser Tuesday – Rise & Fall of Third Reich

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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Isn’t Reading History Great?

On June 16th, I began reading William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  As I indicated in my now reading post, I’m reading this book with my brother.  We’re having a pretty good discussion about it on a group site we created on Posterous.  It’s been lively and interesting.  We’ve even gotten […]

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Teaser Tuesday – The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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Now Reading – The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

After a brief break from reading for a day, I’m now ready to tackle my next book, William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich is a book listed in my 2011 Goals for this year.  I will be reading and discussing this book with […]

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Reading Groups

For as long as I can remember since I left school, I’ve pretty much read books solo.  One of the primary reasons for reading books without the benefit of a discussion partner is the fact that not too many people seem to be overly interested in reading whatever I’m reading at that particular moment in […]

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