Books I've Recently Read


Keynes, John Maynard, The Economic Consequences of the Peace

Twain, Mark, The Mysterious Stranger

Short Stories:

Dick, Philip K., Beyond Lies the Wub

Dick, Philip K., Beyond the Door

Dick, Philip K., Mr. Spaceship

Dick, Philip K., Piper in the Woods

Dick, Philip K., Second Variety

Dick, Philip K., The Crystal Crypt

Dick, Philip K., The Defenders

Dick, Philip K., The Eyes Have It

Dick, Philip K., The Gun

Dick, Philip K., The Skull

Dick, Philip K., The Variable Man

Dick, Philip K., The Adjustment Bureau

Dick, Philip K., Tony and the Beetles

Dick, Philip K., Exhibit Piece

Dick, Philip K., Strange Eden

Dick, Philip K., Upon the Dull Earth

Dick, Philip K., Of Withered Apples

Asimov, Isaac, Youth

Vonnegut, Kurt, 2 B R 0 2 B


Verne, Jules, From the Earth to the Moon

Verne, Jules, Around the Moon

Dick, Philip K., Ubik

Dick, Philip K., The Man Who Japed


Jules Verne, A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Jack London, The Iron Heel

Henry Ford, My Life and Work

Thorton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

George Grossmith, Weedon Grossmith, Diary of a Nobody

Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential

Milo Hastings, City of Endless Night

Milo Hastings, Clutch of the War-God

Milo Hastings, The Book of Gud

Booth Tarkington, Penrod

Bart Yasso, My Life on the Run

Ayn Rand, We the Living

Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick, Total Recall


Albert Speer, Inside the Third Reich

Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Christopher MacDougall, Born to Run

Henry Ketcham, The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery

Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

William Gibson, Virtual Light

William Gibson, Idoru

Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea

Jules Verne, The Mysterious Island

Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner


Albert Camus, The Stranger

Albert Camus, A Happy Death

Michael Crichton, The Andromeda Strain

John Steinbeck, The Wayward Bus

Vladimir Nabokov, Invitation to a Beheading

Jimmy Buffett, Tales from Margaritaville

Jimmy Buffett, Where is Joe Merchant?

Shelby Foote, Shiloh

Tony Horwitz, Confederates in the Attic

Tony Horwitz, Baghdad without a Map

Albert Camus, The Plague

Tony Horwitz, A Voyage Long and Strange

Matt Long, The Long Run

John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men*

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita


Richard Wright, Native Son

Richard Wright, Black Boy

Richard Wright, Uncle Tom's Children

MacKinlay Kantor, Andersonville

George Orwell, Animal Farm*

Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon

Michael Crichton, Prey

Thomas Keneally, Schindler's List

Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio

Vladimir Nabokov, Bend Sinister

Thor Heyerdahl, Kon-Tiki

William Gibson, Count Zero

N. Machiavelli, The Prince*

John Updike, Of The Farm

Richard Wright, The Long Dream

Richard Wright, The Outsider

Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man


H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds

H.G. Wells, The Time Machine

Elie Wiesel, The Fifth Son

John Updike, Rabbit, Run

John Updike, Rabbit Redux

John Updike, The Centaur

John Updike, Rabbit is Rich

John Updike, Rabbit at Rest

Upton Sinclair, The Jungle*

John Updike, A Month of Sundays

Stephen King, Cell

Bruce Sterling, Holy Fire

Wiliam Gibson, Neuromancer

Wiliam Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties

Neal Stephenson, The Diamond Age

Graham Greene, The End of the Affair

Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash

Jeffrey Bütz, The Brother of Jesus and the Lost Teachings of Christianity

James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room


Robert Hieronimus, Founding Fathers, Secret Societies

Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

Aldous Huxley, Island

Shant Kenderian, 1001 Nights in Iraq

George Orwell, Burmese Days*

Mark Twain, Roughing It

Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front

Bob Frye, Deer Wars

Pierre Boule, The Bridge over the River Kwai

Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

William Faulkner, Sanctuary

Michael Yon, Moment of Truth in Iraq

James Baldwin, Another Country

Graham Greene, The Comedians

Graham Greene, The Third Man and The Fallen Idol

H.L. Mencken, Newspaper Days: 1899-1906

H.L. Mencken, Heathen Days: 1890-1936

Richard Condon, The Manchurian Candidate

William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch

Graham Greene, The Human Factor

H.G. Wells, The Invisible Man


General W.T. Sherman, Memoirs

Ayn Rand, Anthem

Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here

Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent

Roger Hayes, On Point

John Steinbeck, To a God Unknown

J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Les Standiford, Meet You in Hell

William Golding, Lord of the Flies*

Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle

Dalton Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun

Jack London, The Sea-Wolf

Jack London, The Call of the Wild


Omar N. Bradley, A Soldier's Story

Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls

Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilyich

John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold

Stephen E. Ambrose, Band of Brothers

Stephen E. Ambrose, The Wild Blue

Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

Stephen E. Ambrose, Citizen Soldiers

Sinclair Lewis, Dodsworth

Sinclair Lewis, Arrowsmith

Sinclair Lewis, Elmer Gantry

John Allen Paulos, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

John Allen Paulos, Once upon a Number

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Cancer Ward

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The GULAG Archipeligo (Part I)

Yevgeny Zamyatin, We

Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography

Ulysses S. Grant, Memoirs

Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Children


Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Last Tycoon

Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage

Ernest Hemingway, To Have and Have Not

Ernest Hemingway, In Our Time

William Faulkner, Light in August

John Steinbeck, The Pearl*

James Baldwin, Go Tell it on the Mountain

Ernest Hemingway, Green Hills of Africa

William Faulkner, Go Down, Moses

F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract

Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

Diane Ravitch, The Language Police

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, For the Good of the Cause

Vladimir Nabokov, Pnin

Eric Hoffer, The True Believer*

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment


Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

Elie Wiesel, Night

Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird*

John Steinbeck, In Dubious Battle

Graham Greene, The Quiet American*

Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days

John Hersey, Hiroshima

Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

N. Machiavelli, The Prince

Leo Tolstoy, How Much Land Does A Man Need? And
Other Stories

Jimmy Buffett, A Pirate Looks at Fifty

Douglas Thomas, Hacker Culture

John Steinbeck, America and Americans

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

*Denotes books I've read more than once

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