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Books & Articles Read in 2014

updated: 2017-10-01

Jon Loeliger, Matthew McCullough & Avery Pennarun 2012 _Version Control with Git_ (416 pages; QA 76.758 .L64 2012)
R.W. Greene et al. 2005 _GIS for Homeland Security_
Gerald W. McLaughlin, Richard D. Howard, Lore A. Balkan & Elizabeth W. Blythe 1998 _People, Processes, and Managing Data_
other computer books

Michael J. Casey 2012 _The UnFair Trade: How Our Broken Global Financial System Destroys the Middle Class_ (370 pages; 332.042)
Amy Chua 2011 _Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother_ (233 pages; 306.8743)
Amy Chua 2003, 2004 _World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability_ (300 pages; 303.6)
Niall Ferguson 2008, 2009 _The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World_ (400 pages; 332.49)
Alexandra Harney 2008 _China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage_ (300 pages; 337.51)
Marjorie S. Holt, William L. Armstrong, John H. Rousselot, Jack F. Kemp, William M. Ketchum, Robin L. Beard, William F. Goodling, Sam Steiger, Edward J. Derwinski, Philip M. Crane et al. 1976 _The Case Against the Reckless Congress_
Joel Kotkin 1993 _Tribes: How Race, Religion and Identity Determine Success in the New Global Economy_ (343 pages; 650.1)
Mark Reed Levin 2012 _Ameritopia: The UnMaking of America_ (250 pages; 320.97301)
Thomas Sowell 2005 _Black Rednecks & White Liberals_ (325 pages; 305.8)
Joseph E. Stiglitz 2002 _Globalization and Its Discontents_
Edward Tenner 1996 _Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of UnIntended Consequences_ (303.483)
see separate page of econ books jgo has read

Edwin Black 2001 December _IBM and the Holocaust_ (520 pages; 940.5318)
Daniel J. Boorstin 1987 _Hidden History_ (313 pages; 973)
Max Boot 2006 _War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History 1500 to Today_
John Brooks 1969 _Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street_ (300 pages; 332.64)
Robin Brownstein & Peter Guttmacher 1988 _The Scotch-Irish Americans_ (104 pages; 973.04)
Bill Bryson 2003 _A Short History of Nearly Everything_
Bruce S. Feiler 2009 _America's Prophet: Moses and the American Story_ (323 pages; 973)
Gerhard Herm 1975, 1976 _The Celts_
Michael Kranish 2010 _Flight from Monticello_ (350 pages; 973.46092)
Pauline Maier 1998, 1999 _American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence_ (275 pages; 973.313)
Henry Mayer 1986 _A Son of Thunder: Patrick Henry and the American Republic_
William Hardy McNeill 1977, 1993, 2010 _Plagues and Peoples_ (340 pages; 614.49)
William Hardy McNeill 1963, 1964 _The Rise of the West_ (807 pages; 901.9)
Edmund Sears Morgan 2004 _The Genuine Article: An Historian Looks at Early America_ (300 pages; 973.2)
Miyamoto Musashi & Victor Harris 1645, 1974 _A Book of 5 Rings_
Alexander Rose 2006 _Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring [in NY]_ (973.385)
William Rosen 2010 _The Most Powerful Idea in the World_ (330 pages; 909.81)
Anne Savage 2000 _The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles_ (278 pages; 942.01)
see separate pages

Calvin C. Newport 2012 _So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love_ (250 pages; 650.1)
E. Patricia Birsner 1991 _Mid-Career Job Hunting_ (244 pages)
see career books

none this year
see movie-making books

Elie Wiesel & Mark Podwal 1993 (הגדה של פסח) _A PassOver Haggadah_
Robert Eisenman 1996 _The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians_ (296.155)
see earlier pages

Eric Flint, David Weber, Mercedes Lackey, Dave Freer, Andrew Dennis, Virginia de Marce Loren K. Jones, S.L. Viehl, Anette M. Peersen, Jonathan Cresswell, Scott Washburn, Deann Alen, Mike Turner, Greg Donahue, Walt Boyes, Jody Dorsett & K.D. Wentworth 2004 _Ring of Fire_
Brad Meltzer 2001 _The First Counsel_
Brad Meltzer 2002 _The Millionaires_ (640 pages)
Brad Meltzer 2008, 2011 _The Book of Lies_/_Livro des Mentiras_
Jim Butcher 2012 _Cold Days_
Sean Flannery 1990 _CounterStrike_ (383 pages)
Eric Flint 2000 _1632_
David Weber, Eric Flint & Mike Spehar 2002 _1633_ (#3)
Eric Flint & Andrew Dennis 2004 _1634: The Galileo Affair_ (#6; 545 pages)
Eric Flint & Virginia de Marce 2007 _1634: The Bavarian Crisis_ (#7)
Eric Flint & Andrew Dennis 2006 _1635: The Cannon Law_ (#10)
Eric Flint & Virginia de Marce 2008 _1635: The Dreeson Incident_ (#11; 590 pages)
Eric Flint 2010 _1635: The Eastern Front_ (#14; 369 pages)
Eric Flint & Panteleimon Roberts 2011 _1636: The Saxon UpRising_ (#15; 424 pages)
Eric Flint, Gorg Huff & Paula Goodlett 2012 _1636: The Kremlin Games_ (#17; 408 pages)
Eric Flint & David Drake 1000 _Destiny's Shield_
Dorothy Gilman 1966 _The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax_
Dorothy Gilman 1970 _The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax_
Dorothy Gilman 1971 _The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax_
Dorothy Gilman 1973 _A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax_
Dorothy Gilman 1976, 1977 _Mrs. Pollifax on Safari_
John Scalzi 2012 _Red Shirts_
Arthur Conan Doyle 1898, 1983 _The Tragedy of the Korosko_/_A Desert Drama_ (202 pages)
Vince Flynn 2012 _Kill Shot_ (Mitch Rapp #2)
Vince Flynn 2012 _The Last Man_ (Mitch Rapp #13)
George MacDonald Fraser 1969 _Flashman_
Robert B. Parker 1997 _Night Passage_
Robert B. Parker 1974 _God Save the Child_
Robert B. Parker 1983, 1987 _The Widening Gyre_
Robert B. Parker 1979 _Wilderness_
Robert B. Parker 1980 _Looking for Rachel Wallace_
Robert B. Parker 2000 _Hugger Mugger_
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Ronald Hingley & Max Hayward 1963, 1967, 1972 _One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich_
Harvey Hislip 1960 _Sea Road to YorkTown_
Jack Kerouac (Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac) 1955, 1957, 1991 _On the Road_
Stephen Hunter 2009, 2010 _I, Sniper_
Clive Staples Lewis 1940 _The Screwtape Letters_
Paul McCusker 2005 _A Season of Shadows_
Ross Thomas 1984 _BriarPatch_
Stephen Hunter 2013 _The 3rd Bullet_ (BobLeeSwagger #8; 678 pages)
other fiction

Jacques Barzun & Henry F. Graff 1957, 1970, 1992 _The Modern Researcher_
J.E. Bush & Clint Bolick 2013 _Immigration Wars: Abject Surrender_ (230 pages; 325.73)
John Carroll, Larry Haun, George Nash, Don Dunkley, Scott McBride, James Docker, John Spier, Rick Arnold & Mike Guertin 2003 _Framing Roofs_
Ann Coulter 2012 _Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the 1970s to Obummer_ (275 pages; 305.800973)
Charles H. Fleischer 2009 _HR for Small Business_ (275 pages; 658.3)
Robert M. Glorioso & Francis S. Hill ii 1975 _Introduction to Engineering_
Chip Heath & Dan Heath 2007, 2008 _Made to Stick_
Ralph S. Izard, Hugh M. Culbertson, Donald A. Lambert, Katie Sowle & Tom Price 1971, 1973 _Fundamentals of News Reporting_
Moises Naim 2005 _Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers, and CopyCats Are Hijacking the Global Economy_ (290 pages; 364.135)
Henry Petroski 2010 _The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems_ (258 pages; 620)
Michael Pollan 1997 _A Place of My Own_ (310 pages; 690.837)
Peter Schweizer 2008 _Makers and Takers: Why Conservatives Work Harder, Feel Happier, Have Closer Families, Take Fewer Drugs, Give More Generously, Value Honesty More, Are Less Materialistic and Envious, Whine Less... and Even Hug Their Children More than Leftists_ (212 pages; 320.50973)
Peter Schweizer & Caspar Weinberger 1996 _The Next War_ (450 pages; 355.020112)
Mary Ellen Snodgrass 1988 _Cliffs Notes on Greek Classics_
Alfred North Whitehead 1927, 1955 _Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect_

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