Books to Buy

I am constantly finding books that sound interesting or know there are more books by authors I like. This is the list of the books I’m hoping to pick up in the future.

  1. Liaquat Ahemed – Lords of Finance
  2. Dan Ariely – The Upside of Irrationality
  3. Max Arthur – Forgotten Voices
  4. Andrew Bacevich – Washington Rules
  5. Iain Banks – The Culture Cycle
  6. Peter S Beagle – The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and Other Odd Acquaintances
  7. Alfred Bester – Psychoshop
  8. Brian Black – Petrolia
  9. Paul Bloom – How Pleasure Works
  10. Marion Zimmer Bradley – The Door Through Space
  11. Albert Camus – The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
  12. Margaret Cheney – Tesla: Man Out of Time
  13. Winston Churchill – The Second World War vol 1 & 2
  14. Norman Cohn – The Pursuit of the Millenium
  15. Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw – The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen
  16. Francis Crick – The Astonishing Hypothesis
  17. David Crist – The Twilight War
  18. Samuel R Delany – Aye and Gomorrah
  19. Barbara Demick – Nothing to Envy
  20. David Deutsch – The Fabric of Reality
  21. Philip K Dick – The King of the Elves
  22. Philip K Dick – Our Friends From Frolix 8
  23. Philip K Dick – Ubik
  24. Carol Emschwiller – The Mount
  25. MJ Engh – Arslan
  26. Sean Ferrell – Man in the Empty Suit
  27. Timothy Ferris – The Science of Liberty
  28. Richard Feynman – The Feynman Lectures on Physics
  29. Henry Frankfurt – On Bullshit
  30. Kinky Friedman – Kill Two Birds & Get Stoned
  31. Neil Gaiman – The Last Temptation
  32. George Gamow – One, Two, Three… Infinity
  33. John Gardner – The Garden of Weapons
  34. Jon Gertner – The Idea Factory
  35. Edward Gorey – Edward Gorey: His Book Cover Art and Design
  36. James Grady – Six Days of the Condor
  37. Robert Graves – Goodbye to All That
  38. SC Gwyne – Empire of the Southern Moon
  39. David Harriman – The Logical Leap
  40. Michael Harris – The Chieu Hoi Saloon
  41. Sam Harris – The Moral Landscape
  42. Michael Herr – Dispatches
  43. Philip Hoare – The Whale
  44. David Hume – An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
  45. N.K. Jemison – The Killing Moon and The Shadowed Sun
  46. Ian Katznelson – Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time
  47. Kevin Kelly – What Technology Wants
  48. Andrew Klavan – Empire of Lies
  49. Halik Kochanski – The Eagle Unbowed
  50. Stephen Kotkin – Uncivil Society
  51. Chang Hsi Kuo – The City Trilogy
  52. Jane Leavy – The Last Boy
  53. Ursula K Le Guin – The Telling
  54. Ursula K Le Guin – Rocannon’s World
  55. Fritz Leiber – Big Time
  56. Fritz Leiber – Gather, Darkness
  57. Fritz Leiber – The Green Millenium
  58. Stanislaw Lem – Fiasko
  59. Stanislaw Lem – His Master’s Voice
  60. Jonathan Lethem – Girl in Landscape
  61. Jonathan Lethem – Kafka Americana
  62. Paul Levinson – The Plot to Save Socrates
  63. Paul Lockhart – A Mathematician’s Lament
  64. Eric Lomax – The Railway Man
  65. Jack London – Before Adam
  66. Edward Bulwer Lytton – The Coming Race
  67. Ken MacLeod – Newton’s Wake
  68. Norman Mailer – The Naked and the Dead
  69. Benoit Mandelbrot – The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
  70. James Mann – Rise of the Vulcans
  71. George RR Martin – Dreamsongs
  72. Cormac McCarthy – Blood Meridian
  73. Walter Russell Mead – Special Providence
  74. Walter M Miller Jr – Beyond Armageddon
  75. James Morrow – The Philosopher’s Apprentice
  76. Linda Negata – The Bohr Maker
  77. Alexander Neubauer – Poetry in Person
  78. Richard Neustadt & Ernest May – Thinking in Time
  79. Robert Nozick – Anarchy, State and Utopia
  80. David Nye – Consuming Power
  81. Tim O’Brien – Going After Cacciato
  82. Daniel Okrent – Last Call
  83. Naomi Oreskes – Merchants of Doubt
  84. Roger Penrose – The Emperor’s New Mind
  85. Roger Penrose – Road to Reality
  86. Scott Peterson – Let the Swords Encircle Me
  87. Steven Pinker – The Better Angels of Our Nature
  88. Frederik Pohl – The Boy Who Would Live Forever
  89. Frederik Pohl – Gateway
  90. Frederik Pohl – The Other End of Time
  91. Frederik Pohl and CM Kornbluth – The Space Merchants
  92. Karl Popper – The Open Society and its Enemies
  93. Theodore M Porter – The Rise of Statistical Thinking
  94. Thomas Powers – The Killing of Crazy Horse
  95. Tim Powers – The Drawing of the Dark
  96. Tim Powers – The Fault Lines series
  97. Tim Powers – On Stranger Tides
  98. Tim Powers – Powers of Two
  99. Tim Powers – The Stress of Her Regard
  100. Tim Powers – Three Days to Never
  101. Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long Earth
  102. Richard Reeves – Daring Young Men
  103. Matt Ridley – The Rational Optimist
  104. Mary Roach – Packing for Mars
  105. Keith Roberts – Pavane
  106. Spider Robinson – The Callahan Series
  107. Joseph Roth – The Radetzky March
  108. Jean-Jacques Rousseau – The Social Contract
  109. Carl Sagan – Cosmos
  110. Arthur Schopenhauer – The World as Will and Representation
  111. Natan Sharansky – The Case for Democracy
  112. Michael Shea – The Extra
  113. Wilmar Shiras – Children of the Atom
  114. Henryk Sienkiewicz – The Deluge
  115. William Mark Simmons – In the Net of Dreams
  116. Upton Sinclair – Oil!
  117. Cordwainer Smith – The Rediscovery of Man
  118. Cordwainer Smith – When the People Fell
  119. Lee Smolin – Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
  120. Brad Snyder – The House of Truth
  121. Johnathan Steinberg – Bismark: A Life
  122. Joseph Stiglitz – Freefall: America, Free Markets & the Sinking of the World Economy
  123. Charles Stross – Glasshouse
  124. Michael Swanwick – Cigar Box Faust and Other Miniatures
  125. Michael Swanwick – Dragons of Babel
  126. Stephan Talty – Agent Garbo
  127. Ross Thomas – The Cold War Swap
  128. Evan Thomas – The War Lovers
  129. Kip Thorne – Black Holes and Time Warps
  130. James Tiptree Jr – Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
  131. Jules Verne – From the Earth to the Moon
  132. Thea Von Harbou – Metropolis
  133. Kurt Vonnegut – Timequake
  134. Kurt Vonnegut – Welcome to the Monkey House
  135. Stephen Wade – The Beautiful Music All Around Us
  136. Bill Waterson – The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
  137. Spencer Weart – The Discovery of Global Warming
  138. James Webb – Fields of Fire
  139. Steven Weinberg – The First Three Minutes
  140. Steven Weinberg – Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
  141. Gene Weingarten – The Fiddler in the Subway
  142. Bing West – The Wrong War
  143. Scott Westerfield – Leviathan
  144. Scott Westerfield – Behemoth
  145. Scott Westerfield – Goliath
  146. Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell – Principia Mathematica
  147. G. Willow Wilson – Alif the Unseen
  148. David Wingrove – The Chung Kuo Novels
  149. Ludwig Wittgenstein – Philosophical Investigations
  150. Gene Wolfe – The Fifth Head of Cerberus
  151. Gene Wolfe – The Island of Dr Death and Other Stories and Other Stories
  152. Gene Wolfe – Latro in the Mist
  153. Gene Wolfe – Peace
  154. Jack Womack – Random Acts of Senseless Violence
  155. Daniel Yergin – The Prize
  156. Roger Zelazny – Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming
  157. Roger Zelazny – Manna From Heaven

These are books that were on that list and I’ve now obtained or read

  1. Francis Fukuyama – The Origins of Political Order
  2. Neil Gaiman – Coraline
  3. David Hume – An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
  4. Erik Larson – Devil in the White City
  5. Nate Silver – The Signal and the Noise
  6. Ernest Cline – Ready Player One
  7. Connie Willis – Doomsday Book
  8. Amir Aczel – Fermat’s Last Theorem
  9. Margaret Atwood – Oryx and Crake
  10. Philip K Dick – A Scanner Darkly
  11. George Hegel – The Phenomenology of Spirit
  12. Kim Stanley Robinson – 2312
  13. John Scalzi – Redshirts
  14. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn – The Gulag Archipelago
  15. Neal Stephenson – Zodiac
  16. Sean Carroll – The Particle at the End of the Universe
  17. Gregory Maguire – Wicked
  18. Steven Pinker – The Language Instinct
  19. John Scalzi – The Android’s Dream
  20. John Scalzi – The Human Division
  21. William Mark Simmons – One Foot in the Grave series
  22. Tom Rob Smith – Child 44
  23. Neal Stephenson – The Baroque Cycle
  24. Neal Stephenson – The Diamond Age
  25. Theodore Sturgeon – More than Human
  26. Umberto Eco – Foucault’s Pendulum
  27. Steven Erikson – Malazan: Book of the Fallen
  28. Tony Judt – Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945
  29. Yoko Ogawa – The Housekeeper and the Professor
  30. Phillip Schewe – Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson
  31. Michael Lewis – The Big Short
  32. Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children
  33. Philip Caputo – A Rumor of War
  34. Mary Doria Russell – The Sparrow
  35. Christopher Moore – A Dirty Job
  36. Kurt Vonnegut – Cat’s Cradle
  37. Richard Matheson – I Am Legend
  38. William Gibson – Spook Country
  39. James Gardner – Grendel
  40. Alan Furst – Spies of the Balkans
  41. Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow – Grand Design
  42. Alex Haley and Malcolm X – The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  43. Elif Batuman – The Possessed
  44. Philip K Dick – VALIS
  45. Neil Gaiman – The Books of Magic
  46. Neil Gaiman – The Graveyard Book
  47. David Halberstam – The Best and the Brightest
  48. Dennis Johnson – Tree of Smoke
  49. Erik Larson – In the Garden of Beasts
  50. Stephen R Lawhead – The Pendragon Cycle
  51. Stephen R Lawhead – The Song of Albion
  52. Michael Moorcock – The Elric Saga
  53. James Jones – The Thin Red Line
  54. Sinclair Lewis – It Can’t Happen Here
  55. James Morrow – Bible Stories for Adults
  56. Marge Piercy – He, She and It
  57. Philip Roth – The Plot Against America
  58. Stendahl – The Red & The Black
  59. Herman Wouk – The Caine Mutiny
  60. Tom Wolfe – The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test
  61. Thomas Berger – Little Big Man
  62. Neil DeGrasse Tyson – Death by Black Hole
  63. Jean-Paul Sartre – Being and Nothingness
  64. Ben Macintyre – Operation Mincemeat
  65. A.A. Milne – The House at Pooh Corner/Winnie-the-Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six
  66. Tom Standage – A History of the World in 6 Glasses
  67. Jack Finney – Time and Again
  68. Cory Doctorow – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
  69. Kurt Vonnegut – Galapagos
  70. Kurt Vonnegut – Player Piano
  71. Kurt Vonnegut – Sirens of Titan
  72. Henryk Sienkiewicz – With Fire and Sword
  73. Christopher Priest – The Prestige
  74. Jack Lynch – The Lexicographer’s Dilemma
  75. Helen DeWitt – The Last Samurai
  76. Christopher Chabris & Daniel Simons – The Invisible Gorilla
  77. Karen Joy Fowler – Sarah Canary
  78. Peter Hessler – Country Driving
  79. Karl Marlantes – Matterhorn
  80. Tim O’Brien – The Things They Carried
  81. Tim Powers – Dinner at Deviant’s Palace
  82. John Ransom – John Ransom’s Andersonville Diary
  83. Jean-Paul Sartre – Being and Nothingness