Seabrookers Are Reading…

Here is the latest installment from our readers who want to share the joy of reading.

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America
by Philip Rucker
Washington Post reporters Rucker and Leonnig deliver a granular critique of the Trump presidency, from Michael Flynn’s ill-fated tenure as national security advisor to the release of the Mueller Report. (2020, 465 pgs; Nonfiction)

The Perfect Horse
by Elizabeth Letts
In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns that on a secret farm behind enemy lines, Hitler has stockpiled the world’s finest purebred horses in order to breed the perfect military machine–an equine master race. But with the starving Russian army closing in, the animals are in imminent danger of being slaughtered for food. With only hours to spare, one of the U.S. Army’s last great cavalrymen, Colonel Hank Reed, makes a bold decision–with General George Patton’s blessing–to mount a covert rescue operation. (2016, 369 pgs; Nonfiction)

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
by Patrick Radden Keefe
From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe comes a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions. (2019, 441 pgs; Nonfiction)

The Yellow Envelope
by Kim Dinan
Plagued by anxiety and a persistent feeling that there was more to life than paychecks and mortgages, Kim and her husband decide to uproot their lives and travel around the world. Just before their departure, they’re given an unexpected gift that will shape their adventures: a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give the money away to those they encounter on their journey. (2017, 346 pgs; Nonfiction)

We look forward to hearing about the books you or your book club recommend.

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