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Books & Articles of Note Read in 2016


updated: 2016-09-21

Subjects
Computers:
Erez Aiden & Jean Baptiste Michel 2013 _UnCharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture_ (275 pages; 302.231)
Katie Hafner & Mathew Lyon 1996, 1998 _Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet_ (300 pages; 004.67)
other computer books

Economics
Neil M. Barofsky 2012, 2013 _BailOut: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street_ (338.97302)
Thomas Sowell 1981 _Ethnic America: An History_ (973.04)
see separate page of econ books jgo has read

Science:
Nicholas J. Wade 2014 _A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History_ (281 pages; 2.041MB; 599.938)
see separate pages
 

History:
Thomas S. Asbridge 2010 _The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land_ (800 pages; 17.922MB; 909.07)
Geoffrey Ashe 1985 _The Discovery of King Arthur_ (Geoffrey of Monmouth's _Historia Regum Britanniae_; 213 pages; biography)
Paul Michael Baepler 1999 _White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives_ (324 pages; 305.567)
Brian A. Catlos 2014 _Infidel Kings and UnHoly Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad_ (400 pages; 3.4MB; 909.07)
Israel Finkelstein & Neil Asher Silberman 2006 _David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition_ (352 pages; 222.067)
Frances Gies & Joseph Gies 1994, 2010 _Cathedral, Forge, and WaterWheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages_ (370 pages; 3.3MB; 609.309)
Josephine Kamm 1967, 1968 _The Hebrew People: An History of the Jews_ (215 pages; 296)
Simon Read 2015 _Winston Churchil Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent_ (329 pages; 10.7MB; 070.4333)
Robert Spencer 2007 _Religion of Peace?: Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn't_ (210 pages; 261.27)
Philip F. Riley, Frank A. Gerome, Robert L. Lembright, Henry A. Myers & Chong-Kun Yoon 1987, 1998 _The Global Experience: volume 1 Readings in World History to 1500_ (359 pages)
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Career
Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton 2001 _Now, Discover Your Strengths_ (255 pages; 658.409)
see career books
 

Screen-plays
none yet
see movie-making books

Religion
none yet
see earlier pages

Fiction
Cecelia Ahern 2009 _Thanks for the Memories_ (371 pages; large)
Margaret Jean Anderson 1984 _The Mists of Time_ (#3; 179 pages)
Ace Atkins 2012 _Robert B. Parker's Lullaby_ (Spenser #40)
Geraldine Brooks 2008 _People of the Book_ (475 pages)
Don Brown 2005 _Treason_ (NavyJustice #1; 325 pages)
Alison Bruce 2011 _The Calling_ (DCGoodHew #3; 346 pages)
Jonathan Cahn 2012 _The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery that Holds the Secret of America's Future_ (262 pages)
David Callahan 1997 _State of the Union_ (370 pages)
Wesley Chu 2015 _Time Salvager_ (380 pages)
Tom Clancy 2002 _Red Rabbit_ (JackRyan #2?; 610 pages)
Tom Clancy 1988 _Cardinal of the Kremlin_ (JackRyan #3)
Tom Clancy 2002 _Executive Orders_ (JackRyan #8; 874 pages)
Michael Crichton 2004 _State of Fear_ (624 pages; 3.018MB)
Cory Doctorow 2003 _Down & Out in the Magic Kingdom_ (206 pages)
Eric Flint & David Weber 2008 _1634: The Baltic War_ (1055 pages; paper-back)
Newt Gingrich, Joe Desantis & Pete Earley 2015 _Duplicity_ (445 pages; 2.1MB)
Russell Hoban 1980 _Riddley Walker_ (220 pages)
Stephen C. Hunter 1982 _The Second Saladin_ (377 pages)
Stephen C. Hunter 2008 _Night of Thunder_ (470 pages)
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison 1984 _The Copper Crown_ (329 pages; Keltiad #2)
Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn 1991 _Fallen Angels_ (451 pages)
Jason Matthews 2013 _Red Sparrow_ (773 pages; large)
Robert B. Parker 1998, 1999 _Trouble in Paradise_ (Stone/Paradise #2; 304 pages)
Brad Thor 2006_TakeDown_ (Scot Harvath #5; 450 pages)
Brad Thor 2007 _The First Commandment_ (Scot Harvath #6; 452 pages)
Harry Turtledove, Elizabeth Moon, Brad Linaweaver, S.M. Stirling, Lois Tilton, Jody Lynn Nye, et al. 1998 _Alternate Generals_ (314 pages)

Other
Richard Arum & Josipa Roksa 2011 _Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses_ (378.198)
David Bacon 2004 _The Children of NAFTA: Labor Wars on the USA/Mexico Border_ (348 pages; 331.1)
Robert B. Baer & Dayna Baer 2011, 2014 _The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story_ (305 pages; 327.1273)


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