Anthony Scaramucci, nicknamed "The Mooch", is an American financier, entrepreneur, and political consultant who briefly served as the White House Director of Communications from July 21 to July 31, 2017.
18 books on the list
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A heartwarming story about the love and loyalty of a canine companion, Trooper at the Beverly Hills Hotel follows the adventures of Trooper and his best friend Andrea as they settle into their new home at the luxurious hotel. Praised as a must-read for both dog lovers and children, this delightful tale is perfect for anyone seeking a heartwarming and charming read.
Wonderful children’s book. A beautiful story about love, companionship and an amazing hotel, which has been a home away from home for our family. – source
This book is a revealing and comprehensive take on one of the most controversial political figures of our time. Written by a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist, it covers every aspect of Donald Trump's life, from his business dealings in New York City to his tumultuous post-presidency. The author draws on interviews with hundreds of sources, including Trump himself, to paint a complicated and contradictory portrait of a man who can be both kind and cruel, pugnacious and insecure. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand Trump’s rise to power and the norms-shattering era of American politics that he ushered in.
Reading Confidence Man. @maggieNYT is a great writer and she knows her subject well. She has also done an incredible amount of research. The book is revealing not only about Trump but the America we live in today. It’s worth your time to buy and read. – source
Recommended byMarc Caputo
A must-read for all fans of American comedy, this book charts the meteoric rise of a master storyteller from Depression-era kid in Brooklyn to EGOT winner. Mel Brooks shares his never-before-told anecdotes and remembrances from his incredible career in television, film, and the stage. From serving in the US Army during WWII to co-creating the iconic 2000 Year Old Man comedy albums and producing groundbreaking films like The Fly, Brooks always mined his experiences for material. Learn about his friendships and collaborations with comedic greats like Carl Reiner, Gene Wilder, and Madeleine Kahn, as well as the great love of his life, Anne Bancroft. This book is filled with tales of struggle, achievement, and camaraderie, giving readers a deeper understanding of the incredible body of work behind one of the most accomplished and beloved entertainers in history.
“What good is a career if you don’t risk it from time to time.” @MelBrooks in the amazing book “All About Me” – source
Discover the truth about the last king of America, George III, in this fascinating and nuanced book. Historian Andrew Roberts combed through never-before-published correspondence to uncover the wise, humane, and enlightened monarch that history has forgotten. Despite popular belief, George III was not a buffoon, but was beset by talented enemies, debilitating mental illness, incompetent ministers, and disastrous luck. The Last King of America offers a new perspective on his reign and legacy, making readers and historians question their previous assumptions.
Brilliant @FareedZakaria interview with @aroberts_andrew the book is fascinating. The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III: 9781984879264: Roberts, Andrew: Books – source
Recommended byHugh Hewitt
"Preparing for the Inevitable" is an essential guide to how the US can prepare for future pandemics by learning from the mistakes made during the Covid-19 outbreak. Based on his experience as former FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb identifies key factors that hindered the US response to the pandemic, such as outdated plans and tools, lack of private sector involvement in manufacturing, and downplaying the threat. Gottlieb warns that without corrective action, the virus will continue to spread, impacting both public health and the distribution of a vaccine. "Preparing for the Inevitable" is a hard-hitting and informative inside account of a preventable failure in American history.
Just finished @ScottGottliebMD ‘s book. Looking forward to having him this week on @moochfm terrific read. – source
Recommended byBob Wachter
"Here, Right Matters" is a powerful memoir by retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman. A naturalized citizen, Vindman made the decision to report the infamous phone call that led to presidential impeachment, despite intense pressure to stay silent. In this stirring account, Vindman shares his childhood as an immigrant, his career in service of his new home, and the fallout and cost of his brave actions. "Here, Right Matters" is a call to arms for those who refuse to let America betray its true self.
.@AVindman you wrote an amazing book about our times, your love for America and your family’s story. If you want to feel optimistic about the people we have in our country and our future go out and buy this book. Looking forward to having you on @moochfm 🇺🇸 – source
Discover the proven strategies and core principles for thriving in crisis situations from a highly decorated former CIA operations officer. In Clarity in Crisis, learn how to lead through ambiguity, manage crises effectively, and gain confidence in any less-than-ideal situation. With real-world examples and implementation guidance, this book provides valuable insights for leaders in any industry looking to come through crises stronger than ever.
Marc’s book is brilliant and timely. @Mpolymer – source
Explore how racism has a cost for everyone, not just people of color, in this powerful analysis of inequality. Economist Heather McGhee takes us on a deeply personal journey across America, detailing how racism has contributed to collapsing public infrastructure, stagnant wages, and increased inequality. But where there is division, there is also solidarity. Through unlikely stories of hope and unity, The Sum of Us offers a new vision for a better America, where racism's devastating costs are finally understood by all.
Everyone should read this outstanding book by @hmcghee, who elucidates a phenomenon we all feel but could never explain. Racism makes us all poorer - morally and financially. – source
Explore the hidden caste system that has shaped America through this immersive and deeply researched narrative by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Warmth of Other Suns. In Caste, Isabel Wilkerson examines the power hierarchy that defines our lives today, beyond race, class, or other factors. Through real stories about people like Martin Luther King Jr. and baseball's Satchel Paige, she uncovers the eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations. Wilkerson also links the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, showcasing how the cruel logic of caste requires a bottom rung to measure against. This eye-opening read offers hope in moving beyond these artificial and destructive separations in pursuit of our common humanity.
It was the best book I read in 2020. – source
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The World by Richard Haass
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Playing with Fire by Lawrence O'Donnell
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