2017 HPC Recommended Reading


Winston Churchill

Best, Geoffrey.  Churchill: A Study in Greatness. Oxford University Press, 2001.

Churchill, Winston.  The World Crisis: 1911-1918. Free Press, 2005. 

Churchill, Winston.  The World Crisis, Vol. 4: 1918-1928 (The Aftermath). New York: C.

            Scribner’s Sons, 1929. 

Gilbert, Martin.  Churchill: A Life. Henry Holt, 1991.

Lewin, Ronald.  Churchill as Warlord.  Stein and Day, 1973.


Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Mango, Andrew.  Atatürk: The Biography of the Founder of Modern Turkey, Overlook Press,


Sofos, Umut Özkırımlı & Spyros A.  Tormented By History: Nationalism in Greece and Turkey.

            Columbia University Press, 2008.


General Pershing

Fax, Gene. With Their Bare Hands: General Pershing, the 79th Division, and the Battle for

            Montfaucon. Osprey Publishing, 2017.

Pershing, John J.  My Experiences in the World War.  2 vols.  Frederick A. Stokes, 1931.

Smythe, Donald.  Pershing, General of the Armies. Indiana University Press, 1986.

Vandiver, Frank E.  Black Jack, The Life and Times of John J. Pershing.  2 vols. Texas A&M

University Press, 1977.

Walker, William. Betrayal at Little Gibralter: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American

            General, and the Battle to End World War I.  Scribner, 2016.

Woodward, David R.  The American Army and the First World War. Cambridge University

            Press, 2014.

Yockelson, Mitchell.  Forty-Seven Days, How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the

 German Army in World War I. New American Library, 2016.


Woodrow Wilson

Clements, Kendrick A.  Woodrow Wilson: World Statesman. Dee, 1999.

Cooper, John Milton, Jr.  Woodrow Wilson: a Biography. Knopf, 2009.

Levin, Phyllis Lee.  Edith and Woodrow. Drew, 2001.

Smith, Gene.  When the Cheering Stopped. Morrow, 1964.

Wilson, Woodrow.  The New Freedom. Doubleday, 1913.


Edith Wharton

Lee, Hermione.  Edith Wharton. Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

Wharton, Edith.  The Age of Innocence. New York: Scribner, 1968

Wharton, Edith.  Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919.

Wharton, Edith, R. W. B. Lewis, and Nancy Lewis.  The Letters of Edith Wharton. Scribner,


Wooldridge, Connie Nordhielm.  The Brave Escape of Edith Wharton: A Biography. Clarion,

            2010. (This is classified as juvenile literature, but I recommend it for everyone).


Erich Maria Remarque

Remarque, Erich Maria.  All Quiet on the Western Front.  Ballantine Books, Random House.


Remarque, Erich Maria.  The Road Back [sequel to All Quiet] Random House Trade Paperback,


Remarque, Erich Maria.  The Arch of Triumph.  Random House Trade Paperback. 1945/2014.

Remarque, Erich Maria.  The Night in Lisbon.  Random house Trade Paperback. 1961/2014.

Tims, Hilton.  Erich Maria Remarque: The Last Romantic.  Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003.


Emma Goldman

Falk, Candace. Love, Anarchy, and Emma Goldman. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1984.
Gornick, Vivian. Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life. Yale University Press, 2011.

Shulman, Alix Kates, Ed.  Red Emma Speaks: An Emma Goldman Reader. Humanity Books,


Herbert Hoover

Burner, David.  Herbert Hoover: A Public Life. American Political Biography Press, 1974. 

Hoover, Herbert. American Individualism. Hoover Presidential Library, 1922. 


The Legendary Ladies:

Emily Griffith

Bluemel, Elinor.  Opportunity School and Emily Griffith, Its Founder. Green Mountain Press,


Faulkner, Debra.  Touching Tomorrow:  The Emily Griffith Story. Filter Press, 2005.

Lohse, Joyce B.  Emily Griffith:  Opportunity’s Teacher. Filter Press, 2005.

Post, Emily C.  Emily Griffith: Opportunity for All. Filter Press, 2013.


Ellis Meredith

Cooney, Robert P. J.  Jr.  Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage

 Movement. American Graphic Press, 2005.


Dr. Susan Anderson

Cornell, Virginia.  Doc Susie: The True Story of a Country Physician in the Colorado Rockies.

            Carpinteria, CA: Manifest Publications, 1991.


General World War I

Anderson, Scott. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the

            Modern Middle East. Anchor, 2014.

Fromkin, David. A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of

            the Modern Middle East. Holt Paperbacks, 2009.

Lemercier, Eugene Emmanuel.  A Soldier of France to His Mother: Letters from the Trenches on

 the Western Front.  University of Michigan Library, 1917.

Meyer, G.J. The World Remade: American in World War I. Bantam Books, 2016.

Reynolds, David. The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century.

            W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

Rogan, Eugene. The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East. Basic Books,


Tuchman, Barbara W.  The Guns of August. Presidio Press, 1962.


Additional work by Erich Maria Remarque

1929    All Quiet on the Western Front is published.

1930    Film of All Quiet is released; Goebbels leads Nazi protest against it and the film is

            banned in Germany.

1931    Remarque buys a house in Switzerland and publishes second book, The Road Back, a

            sequel to All Quiet.

1937    Three Comrades is published and is followed by

1941    Flotsam

1946    Arch of Triumph

1952    Spark of Life

1954    A Time to Love and a Time to Die

1957    The Black Obelisk

1961    Heaven Has No Favourites

1964    The Night in Lisbon

1972    Shadows in Paradise