An epic novel of the battle of thermopylae by steven. Gates notes may send a welcome note or other exclusive insider mail from time to time. The gates of thievery in markus zusaks the book thief. Every book recommendation bill gates has ever published. Duty is gates second memoir of his time in government. Compelling, violent installment sets up an epic final book. The doctor and ace arrive on the planet looking for a book the doctor wants called the papers of felsecar, which he believes he can find in a library of forbidden.
Jan 19, 2014 that evidently is a fertile frame of mind in which to write a book like this one. These are the 5 books bill gates wants you to read this. The rome of virgils time also had physical gates of war, which they closed, with much festivity, at. But beneath and behind the inevitable tensions a man and woman locked in the same submarine are going to have, the real battle is against the work of the enemy, who plots and schemes to tear love apart. The pair addressed men and women separately in wild at heart john and captivating stasi and. If i sound too enraptured, too possesssed, i apologize. I enjoyed this book as it has large amounts of action and is very descriptive, it also is a great read for anyone who is interested in ancient war. After serving six presidents in both the cia and the national security council, robert m. The ultimate insiders story of five presidents and how they won the cold war, details his time at the cia and as a member of the white house staff. Like most of pressfields work, gates of fire deals with the common soldier, the grunt, the squire. I believe this is the best of pressfields works, so it is nice to finally see this book in audio. Its the most honest american story and also the most stunningly written. Please allow for 24 hours for the deactivation to fully process. A video about the gates to love and war by janie pendleton 271 views 0 people liked it.
Bill gates discusses his love for books and reading time. So begins martyn burkes tragicomic novel of love and war. Gates writes that while he never doubted obamas support for the. Janie pendleton author of the gates to love and war goodreads. The ultimate bill gates book recommendation list quartz. It might be weird to admit this but if i recall correctly the book nearly made me cry seriously.
This book attempts to relate and recreate the experiences of two young individuals who became embroiled in the cauldron of our nations civil war, a conflict that would overwhelm the nation for four destructive years and consume hundreds of thousands of lives. Headlines have already been made by passages in this book relating to mr. The screenplay was written by annaud and alain godard. In 480 bc, king xerxes lead a persian army of between one and two million into greece. Ten minutes swiftly along the sunrise and the world is changed. When the gates opened, all hell broke loose, and with it came a flood of destruction, straight from the pits of hell in a world ending thrill ride, events begin occurring everywhere around the world. An emotionally charged romance suspense novel, the gates to love and war brings you a breathtaking story of three courageous american soldiers and their heroic service to their country, which in return leaves them each haunted by the ghost of war. Nguyens work is both the second pulitzer prizewinner and the second tale related to the vietnam war on gatess list, and nguyen is the second.
A novel nikias of plataea book 2 and millions of other books are. Gates notes will never share and distribute your information with external parties. Alex prestons third novel is a tale of love, heroism and resistance set against the stunning backdrop of 1930s florence. The gates of war are, in the aeneid, both a metaphor and a real, physical set of doors in lavinium.
Martyn burke music for love or war third place books. Terrell, whose first shattering experience with love leads him instead to war, and into the. The doctor and ace arrive on the planet looking for a book the doctor wants called the. It was published under the dragonlance brand name and is set in that brands fictional world of krynn. You can sign back in at any time to reactivate your account and restore its content. Books bill gates thinks you should read readers digest. Ten reasons were wrong about the worldand why things are better than you think, a book by the late hans rosling, his son, and his daughterinlaw, does both. That evidently is a fertile frame of mind in which to write a book like this one.
Rufus will meet beautiful and vibrant mary beman gates and fall in love. L ennemi aux portes is a 2001 war film written and directed by jeanjacques annaud and based on william craigs 1973 nonfiction book enemy at the gates. Romance love and war, romantic fiction themes, books. Terrific action, with a wickedly brilliant plot, visceral combat, and nailbiting treachery, even the love story. It is death, fear, power, love, adrenaline, sacrifice, glory, and the will to. His narrative is informed by a peoples history of greek history. It is, of course, principally about the wars in iraq and afghanistan, where initial victories in both countries were squandered by mistakes, shortsighted ness, and conflict in the field as well as in washington, leading to long, brutal campaigns to avert strategic defeat. Peoples who love war movies and still undiscovered are highly recommended to watch it. Love and war is an original novel written by paul cornell and based on the longrunning british. This book covers the united states centuries of history, such as major events, americas first presidential prosecution. Top 10 books recommended by bill gates to must read in april 2020. Tides of war book iii the tides of war new edition.
Kender, gully dwarves, and gnomes love and war is an anthology of fantasy stories published by tsr, inc. But before those stirring war scenes, there is the early life of a proud and intelligent descendant of leading revolutionary war figures, ancestors who helped form the united states, the northwest territory, and the state of ohio. Few writers can take you in one breath from the hills of afghanistan to the gates of the playboy mansion and make you believe every crazy word. Gates, who served so influentially as secretary of defense during the crucial years 20072011, deserves critical examination. The margin barack obama and bill gates agree that this book is an absolute mustread published. Video book trailercompliments of janie pendletons novel, the gates to love and war is a must read, as it took me on an actionpacked adventure that carried a rare taste of reallife human perspective, in which i saw my own wartorn thoughts reappear. Here are 5 of bill gates favorite books from 2017 the. Enemy at the gates recap a great war movie based on 2nd. Janie pendletons novel, the gates to love and war is a must read, as it took me on an actionpacked adventure that carried a rare taste of reallife human perspective, in which i saw my own wartorn thoughts reappear over and over. Jan 09, 2014 headlines have already been made by passages in this book relating to mr. Gates s previous wartime service in administrative posts was invaluable to the fledgling army, as he and charles lee were the only men with significant experience in the british regular army.
Top 10 authorized and unauthorized books on bill gates. Kevin gates sits down with sway in a 4part interview about life, music and motivation. Barack obama and bill gates agree that this book is an. Authors note this is a book about my more than four and a half years at war. Wallis budge 1905 original title the short form of the book of amtuat and the book of gates the book of gates is an ancient egyptian cosmological treatise describing the architecture and inhabitants of the tuat, the underworld which the boat of the sun god, ra, traverses during the night hours. Part ii of jakes civil war trilogyfollowing the prewar years north and south, 1982 with over pages to cover the hazard and main families from 1861 to 1865. The spartan king leonidas lead 300 knights ans some 700 thespaian allies to the narrow pass at thermopylae, in order to hold the persians back as long as possible. Augustus famously closed the gates three times in his reign. Dec 04, 2017 these are bill gates favorite 5 books of 2017. Book suggestion from outstanding entrepreneurs, great politicians, people you admire. Each carries with them top government secrets that cannot fall into the wrong hands. Grow salad greens all winter for less than 20 dollars gardening tips roots and refuge duration. In fact, i have only one minor quibble, in that the voice adopted for polynikes sounds like a 40 year old man rather than a 23 year old.
The series is historical fiction following the life of julius caesar the first book in the series, this introduces two young romans. The symbol of the gates of war in the aeneid from litcharts. Craigs extensive research and fresh interviews of surviving fighters and others authenticates the immediate, intimate circumstances of the battle. Favobooks contains book recommendations of famous people. Janie pendletons novel, the gates to love and war is a must read, as it took me on an actionpacked adventure that carried a rare taste of reallife human perspective, in which i saw my own war torn thoughts reappear over and over. Under his contract with publisher knopf, gates has to write another book. All that said, this book is a beautiful love story and is also quite funny. A history of a cold war missile program by david stumpf. Music for love or war book by martyn burke official publisher. Check out our revolutionary sidebyside summary and analysis.
Jan 20, 2018 enemy at the gates is a great movie to watch. He took credit for the american victory in the battles of saratoga 1777 a matter of contemporary and historical controversy and was blamed for the defeat at the battle of camden in 1780. Gates of fire is required reading at west point and annapolis and for all. Janie pendleton is the author of the gates to love and war 4. Jan 15, 2020 bill gates inspiringly talks about this book in his gates notes that it is history of the united states, by jill lepore. It based on a true story of 2nd world war steering roles played. This book clearly shows the duplicity and corruptness of the mcnamara sec of defense and the president. The place to start is gates recently published book, duty. According to gates, this book by matthew desmond gives him the best sense of what its like to be poor in america. Additionally, some campaigns and content may only be available to users in certain areas. We may not be bill gates, but we send new books and recommendations specifically matched for you. In fact, i have only one minor quibble, in that the voice adopted for polynikes sounds like a. The gates to love and war chapter 2 read by novelist.
The tartarus gate timeless passages the worst thing in the world summer of love the oracle of delphi the empire state. The eldredges newest book has bestseller written all over it. Every book recommendation bill gates has ever published time. Each carries with them top government secrets that cannot fall into. Stony the road by henry louis gates, jr 9780525559559. Book lists from barack obama, steve jobs, mark cuban, bill gates and others. A life of field marshall erwin rommel by david fraser. The gates of rome is the first novel in the emperor series, written by author conn iggulden.
The battle for stalingrad, which describes the events surrounding the battle of stalingrad in the winter of 1942 and 1943. A full list of bill gates book recommendations from 2012 to 2019. This book may be about war, but it is, like most of these books, mostly about people. Gates believed that he had left washington politics behind for goodbut when he received the call from the white house in 2006 to help a nation mired in two wars, he answered what he felt was the call of duty. As before, the plantationowning mains of south carolina do the bulk of the suffering here. The changing from one location to another is written in a fluid. Deactivating your account will unsubscribe you from gates notes emails, and will remove your profile and account information from public view on the gates notes. Diane tavenners book offers amazing tips on preparing kids for college, a career, and life. Subscribe to kevins channel for all the latest official music videos, official audio, albums, behind the. As adjutant, horatio gates created the armys system of records and orders and helped standardize regiments from the various colonies. It is the ninth dragonlance novel to be published, and the third book in the dragonlance tales series, all three books of which are anthologies of stories set in the. Day breaking on the edge of the bluegrass and birds singing the dawn in. These are bill gates favorite 5 books of 2017 forbes. For me, the most surprising aspect of gates of fire was the nuance pressfields gave to spartan women.354 1323 1146 1538 1241 1611 1078 423 875 745 379 962 1575 1177 2 1313 400 1386 696 235 1075 1398 658 78 1306 1478 805 109 1495 698