Reader recommendation: Colonel Roosevelt Save for later Saved Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Jim Reddoch, Portland, Tex. December 16, 2010 Save for later Saved About video ads View Caption of Edmund Morris's whole trilogy on Theodore Roosevelt – including the most recent book Colonel Roosevelt – is great. Roosevelt lived one of the great American lives and was one of the few people to whom the cliché "force of nature" actually applied. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?