Table of Contents

1. To publish this:

(x-hugh-org-publish-books-org)

2. To sort a list by author last name

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

3. Economics

3.1. TODO An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States – Charles Beard

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

3.3. TODO Technological revolutions and financial capital- Carlota Perez

4. Geography

4.1. TODO Owning the earth – Andrew Linklater

4.2. TODO Measuring America – Andrew Linklater

5. History

5.1. TODO What is history? – E.H. Carr

5.2. TODO Our Man in Charleston – Christopher Dickey

5.3. TODO Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed – Lisa Duggan

5.4. TODO The worst hard time – Timothy Egan

5.5. TODO American Creation – Joseph Ellis

5.6. TODO Britain After Rome – Robin Fleming

5.7. TODO The Medieval Machine – Jean Gimpel

5.8. TODO American Exodus: The dust bowl migration and Okie culture in California – James Gregory

5.9. TODO The Southern Diaspora: How the great migrations of black and white southerners transformed America – James Gregory

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

  • Lawfare/Chatter interview; sounds fasincating

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

5.12. TODO The Bomb: Presidents, General, and the Secret History of Nuclear War – Fred Kaplan

5.13. TODO Salt: A World History – Mark Kurlansky

5.14. TODO American Lion – John Meacham

5.15. TODO After the ice – Stephen Mithen

5.16. TODO The man whole stole himself – Gisli Palsson

5.17. 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

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

5.19. TODO Medieval Technology and Social Change - Lynn Townsend

5.20. TODO Framing the Early Middle Ages – Wickham

5.21. TODO The Radicalism of the American Revolution – Gordon S. Wood

5.22. TODO The Invention of Science – David Wootton

5.23. TODO The Master Switch – Tim Wu

6. SciFi

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

6.2. TODO Rescue Mode – Ben Bova & Les Johnson

6.3. TODO Good Morning Midnight – Lily Brooks-Dalton

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

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

6.6. TODO Makers – Cory Doctorow

6.7. TODO When Gravity Fails – George Alec Effinger

6.8. TODO Permutation City – Greg Egan

6.9. TODO The Wreck of the River Of Stars – Michael Flynn

6.10. TODO Golden Witchbreed – Mary Gentle

6.11. TODO Surfing Samurai Robots – Mel Gilden

6.12. TODO Stray Souls – Kate Griffin

6.13. TODO The Forever War – Joe Haldeman

6.14. TODO River of Stars - Guy Gavriel Kay

6.15. TODO Blue Gemini – Mike Jenne

  • Thunderscreech recommends, says good writing

6.16. TODO Ancillary Sword – Anne Leckie

6.17. TODO Disposessed – Ursula K. LeGuin

6.18. TODO Lathe of Heaven – Ursula K. LeGuin

6.19. TODO Beyond the Hallowed Sky – Ken McLeod

6.20. TODO The city and the city – China Meiville

6.21. TODO The Red Trilogy – Linda Nagata

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

6.23. TODO Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor

6.24. TODO Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

6.25. TODO Burning the Days – James Salter

6.26. TODO Everfair – Nivi Shawl

6.27. TODO For want of a nail - John Sobel

6.28. TODO Schismatrix – Bruce Sterling

6.29. TODO Road Out Of Winter – Alison Sinte

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

6.31. TODO Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky

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

6.33. TODO The Lesson – Cadwell Turnbull

6.34. TODO Rainbows End – Verner Vinge

6.35. TODO Blindsight – Peter Watts

6.36. TODO The Shadow of the Torturer – Gene Wolfe

7. Space

7.1. TODO Nostalgia for the Light (movie, BPL)

7.2. TODO The Mission – David Brown

7.3. TODO Diary of an apprentice astronaut – Samantha Cristoforetti

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

7.5. TODO How to make a spaceship – Julian Guthrie

7.6. TODO High Calling – Evelyn Husband

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

7.8. TODO Too Far from Home – Chris Jones

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

7.10. TODO Mars: The Dusty Planet – Ellen Lawrence

7.11. TODO Mission Mars – Ajey Lele

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

7.13. TODO Wonders All Around – Bruce McCandless III

7.14. TODO How NASA Builds Teams – Charles J Pellerin

7.15. TODO Mankind beyond earth – Claude Piantadosi

7.16. TODO Space 2.0 – Rod Pyle

7.17. TODO Martian Outpost – Erik Seedhouse

7.18. TODO Mars: A New View – Giles Sparrow

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

7.20. TODO The Right Kind of Crazy – Adam Steltzner

7.21. TODO Mars Up Close – Faye Weldon

7.22. TODO Moonrush – David Wingo

8. Politics

8.1. TODO Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue by Ryan Holiday

8.2. TODO The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia's Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan

8.3. TODO Race and Reunion – Eric Blight

8.4. TODO The Drone Memos – Jameel Jaffer

8.5. TODO Black Code – Ron Deibert (Citizen Labs)

8.6. TODO I was told to come alone: my journey behind the lines of Jihad – Souad Mekhennet

8.7. TODO Twitter & Tear Gas – Zeynep Tufekci

9. Climate

9.1. DONE Saving Us – Katherine Hayhoe

An evangelical Christian and climate scientist writes about how to talk to others about climate change.

9.2. 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 – Craig Canine

10.3. TODO Common Bees of Eastern North America – Olivia Messinger Carril

  • will be a western North America version too

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

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

  • Prof of fisheries at UBC

10.6. TODO Being a dog – Alexandra Horowitz

  • Flying insects!

10.7. TODO Lab Girl – Hope Jahren

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

10.9. TODO Teaming with microbes – Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis

10.10. TODO Gifts of the Crow – John Marzluff

10.11. TODO In the company of crow and raven – John Marzluff (pretty much anything by him)

10.12. TODO Genius Makes – Cade Metz

10.13. TODO Weapons of math destruction – Cathy O'Neil

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

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

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

10.16. TODO Insectopedia – Hugh Raffles

10.17. TODO Human Error – James Reason

10.18. TODO Between Pacific Tides, Fifth Edition – Ricketts, Edward F.; Calvin, Jack

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

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

  • BPL, 578.77092 Ric

10.21. TODO Honeybee Democracy – Thomas D. Seeley

10.22. TODO Why we sleep – Matthew Walker

10.23. TODO The Freeze-Frame Revolution – Peter Watts

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

  • BPL, 508 Wil

10.25. TODO I contain multitudes – Ed Yong

11. Other non-fiction

11.1. TODO A Pattern Language – Christopher Alexander et al

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 Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy

12.4. TODO The City of Tears – Kate Mosse

12.5. TODO Consider the Lobster – David Foster Wallace

12.6. 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: 2022-08-01 Mon 09:15

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