Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Books on History, Science, Technology and Culture

Salt Water and Printer's Ink, Lenoir Chambers and Joseph Shank
1493, Charles C. Mann
1491, Charles C. Mann
Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
In a Dark Wood, Alston Chase
American Canopy, Eric Rutkow
Cod, Mark Kurlansky
The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester
Krakatoa, Simon Winchester
The Better Angels of Our Nature, Steven Pinker
The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Wedge of Truth, Phillip E. Johnson
Signature in the Cell, Stephen Meyer
Gulp, Mary Roach
How Children Succeed, Paul Tough
The Smartest Kids in the World, Amanda Ripley
The Big Necessity, Rose George
Destiny of the Republic, Candice Millard
The River of Doubt, Candice Millard
A Higher Call, Adam Makos
How the West Won, Rodney Stark
The Next 100 Years, George Friedman
Flashpoints, George Friedman
The Far Corner, Stewart Holbrook
The Victorian Internet, Tom Standage
The Shepherd's Life, James Rebanks
Do No Harm, Henry Marsh
Lesser Beasts, Mark Essig
The Forest Unseen, David George Haskell
The Triumph of Seeds, Thor Hanson
War Against the Weak, Edwin Black
Preaching Eugenics, Christine Rosen
Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard
Skunk Works, Ben Rich
747, Joe Sutter
One Doctor, Brendan Reilly
Bearing False Witness, Rodney Stark
The Winter Fortress, Neal Bascomb
The Nazi Hunters, Neal Bascomb
Where the Water Goes, David Owen
The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben
Church of Spies, Mark Riebling
Counting Backwards, Henry Jay Przybylo
Harpoon, Samuel M. Katz
A Natural History of North American Trees, Donald C. Peattie
How the Post Office Created America, Winifred Gallagher
Heart: A History, Sandeep Jauhar
Eager, Ben Goldfarb
Lost to the West, Lars Brownworth
Why We Sleep, Matthew Walker
Rogue Heroes, Ben Macintyre
Let There Be Water, Seth Siegel
Energy: A Human History, Richard Rhodes
The Big Ones, Lucy Jones
The Lost History of Christianity, Philip Jenkins
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the World, Dan Koeppel
Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent, John Reeder
Whirlwind, John Ferling
Scalia Speaks, Antonin Scalia
A Republic, If You Can Keep It, Neil Gorsuch
A Secular Age, Charles Taylor
Never Home Alone, Rob Dunn
This is your Brain on Parasites, Kathleen McAuliffe
Justice on Trial, M. Hemmingway and C. Severino
The Storm Before the Calm, George Friedman
The Most Powerful Idea in the World, William Rosen
The Guns of August, Barbara Tuchman
The Zimmermann Telegram, Barbara Tuchman
Why Liberalism Failed, Patrick Deneen
The Politics of Gratitude, Mark T. Mitchell
The Limits of Liberalism, Mark T. Mitchell
Power and Purity, Mark T. Mitchell
Deadliest Enemy, Michael Osterholm
The Secret Life of Groceries, Benjamin Lord
Nothing Like It in the World, Stephen Ambrose
Building God's Kingdom, Julie Ingersoll
Christian Reconstruction, Michael McVicar
Before the Shooting Begins, James D. Hunter
The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois
The Age of Paradise, John Strickland
The Age of Division, John Strickland
The Age of Utopia, John Strickland
The Age of Nihilism, John Strickland
How Big Things Get Done, Bent Flyvbjerg
Blue Highways, William Least Heat-Moon