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 The Asphalt Jungle

3.4. TODO Caged Heat

3.5. TODO Hard Boiled

3.6. TODO Highway 61

3.7. TODO Lapwing

3.8. TODO The Limey

3.9. TODO Mr Robert's Navy

3.10. TODO Night On Earth (Criterion)

3.11. TODO Nomadland – Chloe Zhaop

3.12. TODO Pleasantville

3.13. TODO The Rider – Chloe Zhao

3.14. TODO Roadkill

3.15. TODO Truly Madly Deeply

3.16. TODO Vanilla Sky

3.17. 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 The Shattered Skies – John Birmingham

7.3. TODO Rescue Mode – Ben Bova & Les Johnson

7.4. TODO Good Morning Midnight – Lily Brooks-Dalton

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

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

7.7. TODO Makers – Cory Doctorow

7.8. TODO When Gravity Fails – George Alec Effinger

7.9. TODO Permutation City – Greg Egan

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

7.11. TODO Golden Witchbreed – Mary Gentle

7.12. TODO Surfing Samurai Robots – Mel Gilden

7.13. TODO Stray Souls – Kate Griffin

7.14. TODO The Forever War – Joe Haldeman

7.15. TODO River of Stars - Guy Gavriel Kay

7.16. TODO Blue Gemini – Mike Jenne

  • Thunderscreech recommends, says good writing

7.17. TODO Ancillary Sword – Anne Leckie

7.18. TODO Disposessed – Ursula K. LeGuin

7.19. TODO Lathe of Heaven – Ursula K. LeGuin

7.20. TODO Beyond the Hallowed Sky – Ken McLeod

7.21. TODO The city and the city – China Meiville

7.22. TODO The Red Trilogy – Linda Nagata

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

7.24. TODO Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor

7.25. TODO Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

7.26. TODO Burning the Days – James Salter

7.27. TODO Everfair – Nivi Shawl

7.28. TODO For want of a nail - John Sobel

7.29. TODO Schismatrix – Bruce Sterling

7.30. TODO Road Out Of Winter – Alison Sinte

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

7.32. TODO Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky

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

7.34. TODO The Lesson – Cadwell Turnbull

7.35. TODO Rainbows End – Verner Vinge

7.36. TODO Blindsight – Peter Watts

7.37. Reading 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. 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. TODO The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life – Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, Tom Pyszczynski

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

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

  • BPL, 508 Wil

Author: Hugh Brown

Created: 2022-12-04 Sun 15:57

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