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CNO's Professional Reading Program

This guide lists the titles in the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program, revised in 2015.

Nimitz Library Titles and Call Numbers

Service : a Navy SEAL at war - Marcus Luttrell with James D. Hornfischer. New York, N.Y .: Little, Brown and Co., 2012.  VG87 .L87 2012

Humility is the new smart - Edward Hess.  Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers.  2017.   BF431 .H435 2017

The last warrior : Andrew Marshall and the shaping of modern American defense strategy - Andrew Krepinevich and Barry Watts. New York : Basic Books, 2015.  UA23.6 .K75 2015

His Excellency : George Washington - Joseph J. Ellis.  New York, Alfred A., 2004.  E312 .E245 2004

The accidental admiral : a sailor takes command at NATO - Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).  Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press, 2014.   E745.S675 A3 2014

Grant : a biography - William S. McFeely.  New York : Norton, 1982.  E672 .M15 1982

Team of teams : new rules of engagement for a complex world - General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, retired), with Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell.  New York, New York, Portfolio/Penguin, 2015.  HD66 .M38185 2015

Navigating the seven seas : leadership lessons of the first African American father and son to serve at the top in the U.S. Navy - Melvin G. Williams Sr. and Melvin G. Williams Jr.  Annapolis, MD., Naval Institute Press, 2011.   V63.W545 A3 2011

A Vietnam experience : ten years of reflection - James B. Stockdale.  Stanford, Calif., Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1984.   VA50 .S76 1984

Other clay : a remembrance of the World War II infantry - Charles R. Cawthon.  Niwot, CO : University Press of Colorado, 1990.  D761.C34 1990

At ease : stories I tell to friends - Dwight D. Eisenhower, Eastern Acorn Press, 1981.  E836 .A3 1981

In love and war : the story of a family's ordeal and sacrifice during the Vietnam years - Jim & Sybil Stockdale.  New York, Harper & Row, 1984.   DS559.4.S75 1984

The wisdom of crowds : why the many are smarter than the few and how collective wisdom shapes business, economies, societies, and nations - James Surowiecki.  New York, Doubleday, 2004.   JC328.2 .S87 2004

The Caine mutiny: a novel of World War II - Herman Wouk.  New York, Doubleday, 1979.   PS3545.O98C28 1979

Tribe : on homecoming and belonging - Sebastian Junger.  New York, Twelve, 2016.   HM716 .J86 2016