Hannibal and Me: What History’s Greatest Military Strategist Can Teach Us About Success and Failure

Andreas Kluth, ’92. Riverhead Books, 2012. The life of Hannibal, the Carthaginian general who crossed the Alps with his army in 218 B.C.E., is known for the choices he and his opponents made—both on and off the battlefield. This book explores the truths behind triumph and disaster in our lives by examining the decisions made by Hannibal and others, the ways they learned from their mistakes and the lessons we can learn from them.