Ron Fournier is a business executive and former journalist. Until 2018, he was the publisher and editor of Crain’s Detroit Business. Previously he worked at Atlantic Magazine and the National Journal and as Washington bureau chief at the Associated Press until leaving in June 2010.
11 books on the list
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The definitive biography of the fiercely vigilant and politically astute First Lady who shaped one of the most consequential presidencies of the 20th century: Nancy Reagan.The made-in-Hollywood marriage of Ronald and Nancy Reagan is more than a love story—it’s the partnership that made him president. Of the pair, Nancy was the one with the sharper ...
3/ “She will once again lay down beside the man who was the love of her life. The one she loved until the end of her days.” Boom. Amazing book for so many reasons — but no more than this love. Thank you for sharing their story, rising above politics to the heart of life’s quest. – source
Nice to see @jonkarl on @Morning_Joe discussing his book on the former President Trump — a must read – source
On page 352 of her extraordinary book, “Caste,” Isabel Wilkerson quotes Taylor Branch: “If people were given a choice between democracy and whiteness, how many would choose whiteness?” And then, more than ever, the Trump presidency made sense to me. – source
Also recommended byBarack ObamaPreet BhararaAnthony ScaramucciChristine CaineBradley WhitfordRoger BennettTrevor NcubeTim WiseLisa BloomVictor Asemota5 others
One of my favorite things to do in the northern #Michigan woods is to stop on the Au Sable river with a cigar and this beautiful book that I keep in the glove box of my atv. Among other things, it’s taught me to hear the trees (no shit) – source
One of my favorite books, and a favorite author, @detmercy alum – source
The best analysis of @realDonaldTrump I’ve read, drawn from his niece’s book, and filtered through @MonicaHesse’s brilliant mind: “It doesn’t make him look like a weak man. It just makes him look like a scared boy.” #WeakLittleBoy – source
Also recommended byGeorge ConwayAsha RangappaMia FarrowGina DinJohn W. DeanKen OlinLindsay DefrancoLisa BloomChris WesselingArlan Hamilton2 others
He had given essentially the same brilliant speech months earlier in Detroit, before walking Woodward Avenue with Aretha Franklin’s father, if I recall @davidmaraniss brilliant book correctly – source
Highly recommend @GlennKesslerWP and team’s book on @realDonaldTrump’s assault on truth. Frankly surprised it fit in one book and not in several editions. – source
@BillClinton Mr. President, literally just finished this book of redemption and forgiveness after the Oklahoma City bombing by @jeannebishop. I know you’d love it (Tyler still cherishes the book of Teddy Roosevelt’s letters to his Children. Thank you) – source
Just finished, “Everybody Lies” by @SethS_D, which in addition to being a tremendous education on Big Data, includes the best conclusion to a non-fiction book I’ve ever read. Read it. -30- – source