May 2019 Reviews

Competition for “favorite book of the month” honors wasn’t quite fair this time. Somehow I’d waited to read Ron Chernow’s Hamilton, which it turns out, is an outstanding book. The author’s meticulous research, combined with the evident zeal with which he engages the subject and his approachable writing, make Chernow’s bestseller, which was also the inspiration for the hit musical Hamilton, a biography I recommend you read. In fact, the book prompted me to rethink everything I’d previously been taught regarding the various Founding Fathers’ roles forming our country.

Six other books graced my reading list this past month:

If you’re keeping score at home, that’s 37 books read so far this year.

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