Thursday, July 16, 2009

Bartish Book Review Summary

I've got a bunch of these, so I thought it might be worthwhile to put them all in one place and just update the post from time to time.


Diplomacy, by Henry Kissinger
The Evolution of Political Thought, by C. Northcote Parkinson
The Singularity is Near, by Ray Kurzweil
Destiny's Road, by Larry Niven
The High Ground, by Ben Bova
A Thread of Grace, by Mary Doria Russell
Genesis, by Poul Anderson
Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson
Lucifer's Hammer, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Star Trek: Best Destiny, by Diane Duane
Star Trek: Prime Directive, by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Clarke County, Space, by Allen Steele
The Dangerous Book for Boys, by Conn and Hal Iggulden


A History of Knowledge, by Charles Van Doren
The Two Cultures, by C. P. Snow
The Guns of August, by Barbara Tuchman and Paris 1919, by Margaret Macmillan
Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming, by Bjorn Lomborg
Old Man's War, by John Scalzi
Maus, by Art Spiegelman
Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War, by Robert Coram
My Grandfather's Son, by Clarence Thomas
Manliness, by Harvey C. Mansfield
Ideas Have Consequences, by Richard M. Weaver
The Rough Guide: First Time Europe
Frommer's Europe
A Moveable Feast, by Ernest Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
Fodor's Ireland and Frommer's Ireland
Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door
, by Rick Steves
Societal Impact of Spaceflight
Founding Brothers, by Joseph Ellis
Rick Steves' Europe 101--History and Art for the Traveler, by Rick Steves
Beyond Reason--Using Emotions as You Negotiate, by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro
The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?, by Erma Bombeck
Oath of Fealty, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Mercury, by Ben Bova
SpaceShipOne: An Illustrated History, by Dan Linehan
Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, by Joseph M. Williams
Plot & Structure, by James Scott Bell
Creating Character Emotions, by Ann Hood
Stages to Saturn, by Roger Bilstein
The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson
Inferno, by Dante Alighieri and Inferno by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
The Soul of Battle, by Victor Davis Hanson
Pragmatism, by William James
The First World War, by John Keegan
Strategy, by B. H. Liddell Hart
Homesteading Space, by David Hitt, Owen Garriott, and Joe Kerwin
Dreamers of the Day, by Mary Doria Russell

A Step Farther Out, by Jerry Pournelle
Accelerando, by Charles Stross
When Generations Collide, by Lynne C. Lancaster and David Stillman
The Watchmen, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
An Introduction to Planetary Defense, by Travis Taylor
Liberty and Tyranny, by Mark Levin
Alongside Night, by Neil Schuman
Man's Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl
NewSpace Nation, by Jeff Krukin
The Anti-Federalist Papers
A Bridge Too Far, by Cornelius Ryan
Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy, by Thomas Sowell

I have other sites with book reviews, but that'll do for this evening. Happy reading...or not.

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