Books

Category Title Author Rating Description
Software A Small Matter of Programming Bonnie Nardi
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End users can and should write computer programs.
Culture The Future and Its Enemies Virginia Postrel
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Postrel has a talent for uniquely insightful critiques of culture and politics, and it's on full display in this work.
History Ghenghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Jack Weatherford
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Genghis Khan was the most successful conqueror to ever live.
Science A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson
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A whirlwind tour through the history of science, told with charming wit that makes the whole thing more human and fun.
Politics The Machinery of Freedom David Friedman
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A punchy, point-by-point guide to anarcho-capitalism.
Science A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking
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The Einstein of our age, Hawking describes some of the most challenging topics in astrophysics in plain english.
Fantasy The Legend of NIghtfall Mickey Zucker Reichert
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Nightfall is a master of stealth, swordplay, and possesses an innate magic ability.
Cognition A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness V.S. Ramachandran
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This book's primary virtue is that it is brief.
History The American Political Tradition Richard Hofstadter
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This is one of the few books I have been able to find that explores American political history in-depth.
Fantasy Lord of Castle Black Steven Brust
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The series is winding down.
Business The Now Habit Neil Fiore
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&Procrastination is your subconscious mind telling you: something is wrong with this work I'm supposed to be doing.
Business The Marketing Playbook John Zagula and Richard Tong
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Six strategies for marketing presenting in a clear and direct fashion.
Economics The Company of Strangers Paul Seabright
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How is it that a shy, murderous ape living on the African savanah came to be the dominant species on the planet over...
Gothic The Road to Madness H.P. Lovecraft
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A collection of short stories by the grandfather of modern horror.
Sci Fi Zodiac Neal Stephenson
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Consider this a warm-up for Neal Stephenson.