Col DiVittorio's 2022 Book Recommendations

All titles with an asterisk (*) are available at the Mountain Home AFB Library.
Contact the base library at (208) 828-2326 or (208) 828-2743 for more information.


  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie*
  • Start with Why by Simon Senek*
  • Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell*
  • Think Again by Adam Grant*
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins*
  • Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen
  • Supreme Command by Eliot Cohen*
  • Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis*
  • MacArthur’s Airman by Thomas E. Griffith, Jr.*
  • Red Wings Over the Yalu by Xiaoming Zhang*
  • Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card*
  • Air Force Doctrine Publication 1: The Air Force, 10 March 2021 Printed by FSK*


  • DRiVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink*
  • Click by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman*
  • Adapt by Tim Harford*
  • The Nature of War in the Information Age by David J. Lonsdale
  • Like War by Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking*
  • Warriors and Citizens edited by Kori Schake and Secretary Jim Mattis
  • Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates
  • The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom*
  • Hegemon by Steven Mosher
  • The General by C.S. Forester*


  • The Mind of War: John Boyd and American Security by Grant Hammond
  • Attitudes Aren’t Free by Jim Parco and David Levy*
  • On Killing by Dave Grossman*
  • On China by Henry Kissinger*
  • On War by Carl von Clausewitz (Edited and Translated by Howard and Paret)
  • Command in War by Martin van Creveld*
  • Pure Strategy by Everett Dolman
  • Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
  • How Wars End by Gideon Rose
  • Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer*