Friday, June 08, 2007

On Reading

Reading is definitely one of my passions. At times it drives my wife crazy. Here is a list of the last 100+ books that I have read (Not in any order of chronology).

Philosophy

1. Philosophical Classics - James M. Russell
2. Leftism - Erik von Kuehnelt-Ledihn
3. The Quotable Paul Johnson - Paul Johnson
4. The Conservative Tradition in America - Dunn/Woodard
5. Sophie's World - Jostein Gaarder
6. Conservatism - Peter Viereck
7. The Story of Philosophy - Will Durant
8. Human Accomplishment - Charles Murray
9. Eastern Philosophy for Beginners - Osborne/Loon
10. Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom
11. Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl
12. 101 Key Ideas - Philosophy - Paul Oliver
13. When Bad Things happen to Good People - Harold Kushner
14. Critical Pedagogy - Joan Wink
15. A Brief History of the Future - O. Strathern
16. 100 Most Influential Books ever written - M. Seymour-Smith
17. A History of God - Armstrong
18. The Five People you Meet in Heaven - Albom
19. The Limits of Science - Medawar
20. Conversations about the End of Time - Eco, Gould, Carriere, Delumeau
21. The Case for a Creator - Strobel

Politics

1. Radical Son - David Horowitz
2. The Case for Israel - Alan Dershowitz
3. Arrogance - Bernard Goldberg
4. 100 People Screwing up America - Bernard Goldberg
5. House of Bush House of Saud - Craig Unger
6. Inside the CIA - Ronald Kessler
7. The New-Anti Liberals - Alan Borovoy
8. Tons of Articles. Articles are more current.
9. The Siege - Conor Cruise O'Brien
10. From Beirut to Jerusalem - Thomas Friedman

History

1. Dictionary of American History - 1763 to the Present
2. A Brief History of the Caribbean - Jan Rogozinski
3. World History - Duiker and Spielvogel
4. Chronicle of Canada - Chronicle Publications
5. Atlas of World History - Haywood
6. A Brief History of the Crusades - Hindley
7. Whisper of the Blades - Durschmied
8. The Hinges of Battle - Durschmied
9. How Hitler could have won World War II - Alexander
10. Timelines of War - Brownstone and Franck
11. The Timetables of History - Grun
12. A History of Zionism - Laquer
13. Fifty Key Thinkers on History - Hughes-Warrington
14. Vietnam - A History Karnow
15. Official Secrets - Breitman
16. A Brief History of British Sea Power - Howarth
17. The Saxon and Norman Kings - Brooke
18. Secret Societies - Barrett
19. The Jews in America - Hertzberg
20. Kings and Queens - Cheshire
21. The Age of Revolution - Churchill
22. A History of Modern Japan - Storrey
23. Imperium - Harris
24. A History of the Sciences - Mason
25. A Dictionary of Modern History (1789-1945) - Palmer
26. Suetonius - Lives of the Twelve Caesars
27. Practicing History - Tuchman
28. A History of Latin America - Pendle
29. A History of Modern Ireland - Norman
30. An Introduction to Contemporary History - Barraclough
31. The Birth of Britain - Churchill
32. A Shot History of Australia - Clark
33. The Holocaust Chronicle
34. The First Israelis - Segev
35. The Lost Testament - Rohl
36. Assassinations - Brady/Brady
37. Napoleon - Markham
38. The Bible as History - Keller
39. Scotland's Story - Steel
40. A History of New Zealand - Sinclair
41. Europe - DeLouche
42. Hitler and Stalin - Bullock

Judaica

1. Jewish People Jewish Thought - Seltzer
2. God is a Verb - Cooper
3. Kabbalah Inspirations - Rosen
4. The Jewish Approach to God - Gillman
5. The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization - Bacon and Gilbert
6. Those that forget the Past - Rosenbaum/Ozick
7. Immortality, Resurrection and the Age of the Universe - Kaplan
8. The Way of God - Luzzatto
9. The Aryeh Kaplan - Anthology I
10. More Answers to Questions of the Spirit - Bulka
11. The Nine Questions People Ask Abnout Judaism - Prager and Telushkin
12. Why the Jews? - Prager
13. A Life on the Jewish Left - Biderman
14. Soul Prints - Gafni
15. DNA and Tradition - Kleiman
16. Wordperfect - Spiro

Science

1. The Ideas of Physics - Hutton
2. On Chemistry - Asimov
3. The Trouble with Physics - Smolin
4. Elegant Universe - Greene
5. Physics of Immortality - Tipler
6. Encycplopedia of Science and Technology - Trefil
7. The Emergence of Everything - Morowitz
8. The Physical Universe - Shu
9. A Brief History of Time - Hawking
10. Concise Dictionary of Science - by Hutchinson Publ.
11. Faster than Light - Herbert
12. Theories of Everything - Barrow
13. Hyperspace - Kaku
14. Big Bang - Singh
15. Not by Chance - Spetner
16. The Hidden Face of God - Schroeder
17. Browsers Book of Beginnings - Panati
18. Archives of the Universe - Bartusiak

Others

1. Conspiracy Files - Southwall and Twist
2. 50 Greatest Conspiracies of All-Time - Vankin and Whalen
3. The Dictionary of Science Fiction Places - Stableford
4. Teacher Man - McCourt
5. The Little Book of Bad Taste - Shaw
6. Psycotropedia - Kick
7. Mind-Body-Spirit-Earth - Crosse
8. The Dictionary of Misinformation - Burnam
9. Why do Clocks run Clockwise? - Feldman
10. Beautiful Team - Jenkins
11. Fever Pitch - Hornby
12. Encyclopedia of Mystical and Paranormal Experience - Guiley
13. Eccentrics - Weeks/James
14. Devil's Dictionary - Bierce
15. Fall of the House of Usher - Poe
16. Strange Brains and Genius - Pickover
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