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An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis. Read last November.
"The Pluto Files: the Rise and Fall of America's
Favorite Planet" by Neil deGrasse Tyson
5112. The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, by Doris Kearns Goodwin (read 17 Jan 2014)
Unbuttoned: A History of Mackenzie King's Secret Life by Christopher Dummitt. Read last February.
Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons: A Journey To The Flora And Fauna Of A Unique Island - Gerald Durrell
A Field Guide to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey: its Flora
Fauna Ecology and Historic Sites by Howard Boyd
Read in January of 2014 ?? I don't own a copy, but I would like to. It was brilliant.
The Most Excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice. : VVith the Extreame Crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe Towards the Sayd Merchant, in Cutting a iust Pound of his Flesh: and the Obtayning of Portia, by the Choyse of Three Chests. As it Hath Beene Divers Times Acted by the Lord Chamberlaine his Seruants. by William Shakespeare
The Oglala Sioux: Warriors in Transition
by Robert Ruby
The Falcon And The Snowman: A True Story Of Friendship And Espionage - Robert Lindsey
Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea by Hugo Pratt
The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong - Laurernce J. Peter
1285. The Crescent and the Cross The Fall of Byzantium: May, 1453, by David Dereksen (read 29 Aug 1974)
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Spy: An Original Jane Bond Parody by Mabel Maney
You Are One of Them: A Novel About Secrets, Betrayal, and the Friend Who Got Away by Elliott Holt. Read in July, 2016
2830. A Peace To End All Peace Creating the Modern Middle East 1914-1922, by David Fromkin (read 28 Jan 1996)
Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire by Leslie Peirce. Read in February, 2018
The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution by Tariq Ali. Read last February.
1026.The March of Muscovy: Ivan the Terrible and the Growth of the Russian Empire 1400-1648, by Harold Lamb (read 27 Sep 1969)
The Collected Dialogues of Plato, including the Letters
The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio by Andrea Mays. Read in June, 2017
The Wolves that Live in Skin and Space;
a novel by Christopher Zeischegg
1189. The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan, by Winston S. Churchill (read 9 Oct 1972)
An Account of the Remains of the Worship of Priapus, Lately Existing at Isernia, in the Kingdom of Naples: in two Letters; one From Sir William Hamilton ... to Sir Joseph Banks ... and the Other From a Person Residing at Isernia: to Which is Added, a Discourse on the Worship of Pripus, and its Connection with Mystic Theology of the Ancients by Richard Payne Knight
The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom by Simon Winchester. Read in April, 2010
The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
I read it earlier this year.
Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man by Jonas Jonasson. On my TBR shelves
The Roswell Chronicles and other Tales
by Craig Anderson
1300.The Sundered Cross The Story of the Fourth Crusade, by Ernle Bradford (read 10 Nov 1974)
The Isle of Pines, or, A late discovery of a fourth island in Terra Australis, Incognita being a true relation of certain English persons, who in the dayes of Queen Elizabeth, making a voyage to the East India, were cast away, and wracked upon the island near to the coast of Terra Australis, Incognita, and all drowned, except one man and four women, whereof one was a Negro : and now lately Anno Dom. 1667, a Dutch ship driven by foul weather there, by chance have found their posterity (speaking good English) by Henry Neville
Preserving: the Canning and Freezing Guide
for all Seasons by Pat Crocker
Hard Landing: the Epic Contest for Power and Profits that
Plunged the Airlines into Chaos by Thomas Petzinger
One God, One Lord: Early Christian Devotion and Ancient
Jewish Monotheism by Larry Hurtado
The Lady who Liked Clean Restrooms; the Chronicle of one of
the Strangest Stories ever to be Rumored about around New York
by J. P. Donleavy
The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Clifford Stoll (read October 1998)
Robinson Crusoe and the Further Adventures of Robinson
Internal Time: Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You're So Tired by Till Roenneberg. Read in March, 2018
Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio by Amara Lakhous. Read in May, 2017
3939. The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (read 23 Sep 2004)
I Lock My Door upon Myself by Joyce Carol Oates. Read last July
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic Poets : With Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire by Mrs. Montagu
Read by Samuel Johnson in 1769 and mentioned in Boswell's Life of Johnson in 1791.
The Visits of Shakespeare's Company of Actors to the Provincial Cities and Towns of England by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps)
I wrote about this book in my October 2013 post to My Sentimental Library blog titled A Splendid History of Ownership."
5301. Elephant Company The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II, by Vicki Constantine Croke (read 9 Aug 2015)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
"The Queen's Conjurer: the Science and Magic of Dr.
John Dee" . . . by Benjamin Woolley
Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science by David P. Barash (read + interviewed author for class project in 2015)
Getting the Message: A Plan for interpreting and applying
the Bible by Daniel Doriani
4804. Ghost Wars The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 11, 2001 by Steve Coll (read 11 Mar 2011) (Pulitzer Nonfiction prize in 2005)
The Detective who didn't Have a Clue
by Alain Arias-Misson
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist by Thomas Levenson. Read in June, 2012
The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History by Robert W. Cohen
Read and reviewed July 2013