Reviews by John Green
On 12/13 John Green wrote: The surprise attack by Japanese airplanes at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 profoundly changed America. At the beginning of December America was isolationist and moribund, just beginning to come out of the Great Depression due to increased industrial activity for the Lend-Lease Program which ... "Sunday, December 7 was different."
On 10/12 John Green wrote: If you were asked to name important American generals of the 20th century who would you come up with? MacArthur? Eisenhower? Maybe Patton, or even Marshall for helping to rebuild Europe after WWII? I don't think Pershing would have come to my mind, which is a shame because he's arguably greater than ... The forgotten general
On 8/9 John Green wrote: I first read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings when I was a teenager. I still have those paperbacks on my shelf, some a little more worn than others. They still have leaves pressed between their pages – green in the beginning and turning orange and red as the story progresses. And when I re-read ... Frodo lives
On 7/3 John Green wrote: I've never had much trouble putting together a great resume or doing well in an interview. Some things I learned in classes many years ago, and others just by going on interviews. But I've been out of school for a number of years and it's been a while since I changed jobs. And it's a very different economy ... Good advice for job seekers
On 2/6 John Green wrote: February 6, 2011 is the one hundredth anniversary of the birth date of Ronald Reagan. It reminded me that several years ago I read on the Biography.com website a very short bio about President Reagan. If I remember correctly it was about 250 words (in comparison, the page for President Clinton was about ... Faith and leadership
On 11/19 John Green wrote: Dr. William J. Bennett and John T. E. Cribb have put together a very nice collection of patriotic stories and information in The American Patriot's Almanac: Daily Readings on America, that remind us of the things that make America great. And the format is very handsome with decorative borders, lettering, ... The American Patriot's Almanac
On 10/10 John Green wrote: When my wife and I got married and started a family we began a number of traditions. Some turned out to be more effort than we wanted, and some we decided weren't as important as we initially thought. But one tradition we kept better than most was to buy a Christmas book each year that could be read with ... The weirdest Christmas stories I've ever read