The 10 Best Conservative Books of 2013
These authors raised the bar with innovative ideas and challenging arguments. (And be sure to click here to see the Freedom Academy Book Club's top-rated books read in 2013 and then enter your own favorites.)
December 26, 2013 - 7:00 am
In no particular order, here’s a look at some of the best conservative books of 2013.
1. The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters by Gregory Zuckerman
Zuckerman’s gripping tale is a story of men who risked everything they had, and in many cases won (or lost) fortunes betting against the conventional wisdom: That perfecting fracking would be a revolutionary improvement in the means of harvesting more fossil fuel (not the wind/solar/geothermal sources the best and brightest tell us are the future) that would do more for the American energy business than anyone could have foreseen even 15 years ago.
“Creative destruction can render public policies irrelevant, as seems to be the case with several decades of conventional-wisdom energy policy,” noted Michael Barone in National Review. “It reminds us that people with ingenuity and daring can reshape the world in ways few can imagine.”