Air Force Reading List


In one package you are buying a selection on 20 books from the official  Air Force Reading List

General Ronald Fogleman created the CSAF Professional Reading Program in 1996 to develop a common frame of reference among Air Force members — officers, enlisted, and civilians — to help each of us become better, more effective advocates of air and space power.


While we strive to maintain ready access to every book in the military reading list; there are some books that go out of print or are no longer reasonably available during my required processing time. Please refer to our Out Of Stock Policy for up-to-date information.

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Purchase a selection of 20 books from the Air Force Reading List


1 The Art of Thinking Clearly Dobelli, Rolf
2 Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World Newport, Cal
3 Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders Marquet, L David

Air Force Warfighting

1 Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space Moltz, James Clay
2 Cyberspace in Peace and War, Second Edition (Second Edition, Revised) Libicki, Martin
3 Escalation and Deterrence in the Second Space Age Harrison, Todd
4 The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters (Zeroth) Kroenig, Matthew
5 The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics Bracken, Paul
6 Airpower Applied: U.S., Nato, and Israeli Combat Experience Olsen, John Andreas

Air Force Heritage

1 The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight Groom, Winston
2 Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership Spires, David
3 The Wright Brothers McCullough, David

The Strategic Environment

1 The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder Zeihan, Peter
2 Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis (Rev)
– Not Available – Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Allison, Graham T
3 The Impossible State, Updated Edition: North Korea, Past and Future Cha, Victor
4 On China Kissinger, Henry
5 Russia’s Military Revival Renz, Bettina

Innovation and Exploration

1 The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies – New Edition (Revised) Page, Scott
2 The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future Kelly, Kevin
3 Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed Janos, Leo
4 The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos Davenport, Christian

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Reading List   

1 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done Bossidy, Larry & Charan, Ram
2 The One Thing Keller, Gary & Papasan, Jay
3 Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Duckworth, Angela
4 The Culture Code Coyle, Daniel
5 Helping People Win at Work Ridge, Garry
6 The Go-Giver Burg, Bob
7 Alone At Dawn Schilling, Dan