Table of Contents

1. To publish this:

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2. To sort a list by author last name

awk '{print $NF, $0}' | sort | cut -f2- -d' '

3. Movies

3.1. TODO Amadeus

3.2. TODO Anything with Carmen Miranda

3.3. TODO Better Off Dead

3.4. TODO Caged Heat

3.5. TODO Dazed & Confused

3.6. TODO Hard Boiled

3.7. TODO Highway 61

3.8. TODO Lapwing

3.9. TODO Mr Robert's Navy

3.10. TODO Nomadland – Chloe Zhaop

3.11. TODO Pleasantville

3.12. TODO The Rider – Chloe Zhao

3.13. TODO Roadkill

3.14. TODO Vanilla Sky

3.15. TODO Wings of Desire

4. Economics

4.1. TODO Debt: The first 5000 years – David Graeber

4.2. TODO Technological revolutions and financial capital- Carlota Perez

5. Geography

5.1. TODO Owning the earth – Andrew Linklater

5.2. TODO Measuring America – Andrew Linklater

6. History

6.1. TODO Britain After Rome – Robin Fleming

6.2. TODO The Medieval Machine – Jean Gimpel

6.3. TODO Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II – Meredith Hindley

  • Lawfare/Chatter interview; sounds fascinating

6.4. TODO River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads – Kat Jarman

6.5. TODO Essex Dogs – Dan Jones

  • Historical fiction about the 100 years war; podcast guest on Gone Medieval; sounds fascinating

6.6. TODO After the ice: A Global Human History, 20,000 - 5000 BC – Stephen Mithen

6.7. TODO Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness – Elizabeth D. Samet

  • About the effect of WWII movies on our remembering of WWII itself; Chatter/Lawfare interview; sounds fascinating

6.8. TODO How to Slay a Dragon: A Fantasy Hero's Guide to the Real Middle Ages – Dr Cait Stevenson (@sunagainstgold)

6.9. TODO Medieval Technology and Social Change - Lynn Townsend

6.10. TODO The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revoltuion – David Wootton

7. SciFi

7.1. TODO The City in the Middle of the Night – Charlie Jane Anders

7.2. TODO Rescue Mode – Ben Bova & Les Johnson

7.3. TODO Good Morning Midnight – Lily Brooks-Dalton

7.4. TODO The Pride of Chanur – C.J. Cherryh

7.5. TODO Down and out in the magic kingdom – Cory Doctorow

7.6. TODO Makers – Cory Doctorow

7.7. TODO When Gravity Fails – George Alec Effinger

7.8. TODO Permutation City – Greg Egan

7.9. Reading The Wreck of the River Of Stars – Michael Flynn

7.10. TODO Golden Witchbreed – Mary Gentle

7.11. TODO Surfing Samurai Robots – Mel Gilden

7.12. TODO Stray Souls – Kate Griffin

7.13. TODO The Forever War – Joe Haldeman

7.14. TODO River of Stars - Guy Gavriel Kay

7.15. TODO Blue Gemini – Mike Jenne

  • Thunderscreech recommends, says good writing

7.16. TODO Ancillary Sword – Anne Leckie

7.17. TODO Disposessed – Ursula K. LeGuin

7.18. TODO Lathe of Heaven – Ursula K. LeGuin

7.19. TODO Beyond the Hallowed Sky – Ken McLeod

7.20. TODO The city and the city – China Meiville

7.21. TODO The Red Trilogy – Linda Nagata

7.22. TODO A History of What Comes Next – Sylvain Neuvel

7.23. TODO Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor

7.24. TODO Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

7.25. TODO Burning the Days – James Salter

7.26. TODO Everfair – Nivi Shawl

7.27. TODO For want of a nail - John Sobel

7.28. TODO Schismatrix – Bruce Sterling

7.29. TODO Road Out Of Winter – Alison Sinte

7.30. TODO We Shall Sing A Song Into The Deep – Andrew Kelly Stewart

7.31. TODO Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky

7.32. TODO Up the walls of the world – James Tiptree Jr

7.33. TODO The Lesson – Cadwell Turnbull

7.34. TODO Rainbows End – Verner Vinge

7.35. TODO Blindsight – Peter Watts

7.36. TODO The Shadow of the Torturer – Gene Wolfe

8. Space

8.1. TODO The Mission – David Brown

8.2. TODO We Have Capture – Thomas Stafford and Michael Cassutt

8.3. TODO How to make a spaceship – Julian Guthrie

8.4. TODO High Calling – Evelyn Husband

8.5. TODO The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World – Sarah Stewart Johnson

8.6. TODO Too Far from Home – Chris Jones

8.7. TODO Moon Lander: How we developed the Apollo Lunar Module – Thomas J. Kelly

8.8. TODO Mars: The Dusty Planet – Ellen Lawrence

8.9. TODO Mission Mars – Ajey Lele

8.10. TODO The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration – Alexander MacDonald

8.11. TODO Wonders All Around – Bruce McCandless III

8.12. TODO How NASA Builds Teams – Charles J Pellerin

8.13. TODO Mankind beyond earth – Claude Piantadosi

8.14. TODO Space 2.0 – Rod Pyle

8.15. TODO Martian Outpost – Erik Seedhouse

8.16. TODO Mars: A New View – Giles Sparrow

8.17. TODO The Value of the Moon – Paul D. Spudis

8.18. TODO The Right Kind of Crazy – Adam Steltzner

8.19. TODO Mars Up Close – Faye Weldon

8.20. TODO Moonrush – David Wingo

9. Politics

Climate

9.1. TODO Ground Truth: A Guide to Tracking Climate Change at Home – Mark L. Hineline

  • at VPL

10. Science

10.1. TODO Super Fly – Jonathan Balcombe

10.2. TODO Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture– Craig Canine

10.3. TODO Empire of Ants: The Hidden Worlds and Extraordinary Lives of Earth's Tiny Conquerors – Susanne Foitzik & Olaf Fritsche

10.4. TODO The Ocean’s Whistleblower: the remarkable life and work of Daniel Pauly – David Gremillet

  • Prof of fisheries at UBC

10.5. TODO The Soul of a New Machine – Tracy Kidder

10.6. TODO The Ecology of a Garden: The First Fifteen Years – Jennifer Owen

  • Interlibrary loan submitted [2021-12-12 Sun]

10.7. TODO Chernobyl: The history of a nuclear catastrophe – Serhii Plokhy

10.8. TODO Insectopedia – Hugh Raffles

10.9. TODO Human Error – James Reason

10.10. TODO THIS ONE Between Pacific Tides, Fifth Edition – Ricketts, Edward F.; Calvin, Jack

10.11. TODO THIS ONE A Tidal Odyssey: Ed Ricketts and the Making of Between Pacific Tides – Richard Astro, Donald Kohrs

10.12. TODO THIS ONE Beyond the Outer Shores: The Untold Odyssey of Ed Ricketts – Tamm, Eric Enno

  • BPL, 578.77092 Ric

10.13. TODO Honeybee Democracy – Thomas D. Seeley

  • anything by him

10.14. TODO Why we sleep – Matthew Walker

10.15. Reading The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors – Ernest H. Williams

  • BPL, 508 Wil

11. Other non-fiction

11.1. TODO A Pattern Language – Christopher Alexander et al

  • The original design patterns; architecture

11.2. TODO Meditations – Marcus Aurelius

11.3. TODO Never split the difference – Chris Voss

11.4. TODO Thinking in Systems – Donella Meadows

11.5. TODO Extreme Economies – Richard Davies – Econtalk guest

11.6. TODO Bagels, Bumpf and Buses: A Day in the Life of the English Language – Simon Horobin

12. Fiction

12.1. TODO The Marrow Thieves – Cherie Dimaline

12.2. TODO The Physician – Noah Gordonp

12.3. TODO The City of Tears – Kate Mosse

12.4. TODO Consider the Lobster – David Foster Wallace

12.5. TODO Death of a Red Heroine – Qiu Xiaolong

13. Done

13.1. DONE The Glass Hotel – Emily St John Mandel

13.2. DONE Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly

13.3. DONE The Manager's Path – Camille Fournier

13.4. DONE Master and Commander [22/22]

13.5. DONE Man in the High Castle

13.6. DONE Rendezvous with Rama

13.7. DONE Ancillary Justice – Ann Leckie

13.8. DONE Luna: New Moon – Ian MacDonald

13.9. DONE Ancillary Mercy – Anne Leckie

13.10. DONE Lovecraft Country – Matt Ruff

13.11. DONE The Devil You Know – K.J. Parker

13.12. DONE Flight: My Life in Mission Control – Chris Kraft

13.13. DONE Power Wars – Charlie Savage

13.14. DONE Command & Control: Nuclear Weapons, The Damascus Incident, and the Illusion of Safety – Eric Schlosser

13.15. DONE The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

13.16. DONE Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin

13.17. DONE The Wanderers – Meg Howrey

13.18. DONE Mockingbird – Walter Tevis

13.19. DONE The Big Picture – Sean Carroll

13.20. DONE Venomous – Christie Wilcox

13.21. DONE Armor – John Steakley

13.22. DONE The Case for Mars – Robert Zubrin

13.23. DONE Scatter, Adapt and Remember – Annalee Newitz

13.24. DONE The Perfectionists - Simon Winchester

13.25. DONE The Civil War – Shelby Foote

13.26. DONE The Fifth Risk – Michael Lewis

13.27. DONE Goodby Robinson Crusoe – John Varley

13.28. DONE Delta-V – Daniel Suarez

13.29. DONE The storytelling Animal – Jonathan Gottschall

13.30. DONE Red Moon – Kim Stanley Robinson

13.31. DONE Handprints on Hubble – Kathryn D. Sullivan

13.32. DONE Pinpoint (GPS book) – Jeff Milner

13.33. DONE In Hoffa's Shadow – Jack Goldsmith

13.34. DONE Failure is not an option – Gene Kranz

13.35. DONE More from Less – Andrew McAfee – Econtalk guest, dematerialization

13.36. DONE The Three-body Problem – Cixin Liu

Author: Hugh Brown

Created: 2022-09-24 Sat 07:50

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