A reader writes:
Many of my Catholic friends want “Good” alternative Books on U.S. History vs. the books being promoted by Glenn Beck? After sharing your blog But I Learn So Much from Glenn Beck! many people want good books about U.S. History.
Can you make any recommendations of good U.S. History books?
First, a caveat. I would be as cautious about rejecting books just because they were mentioned by Beck as I would about uncritically embracing books promoted by Beck. Beck may very well recommend books that are quite good, just as, for instance, many fundamentalists will constantly recommend the greatest book in the world, the Bible. The problem is not with the book, but with who is...READ MORE