Wednesday, 2005-06-01

Reading list


  • Patrick Leigh Fermor, The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos


  • Walter Jon Williams, Hardwired

To be returned

  • Christer Hellmark, Typografisk Handbok
  • Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister, Peopleware 2nd ed. (loan from Tobbe)


  • Max Barry, Lexicon
  • Iain Banks, The Quarry
  • Matthew Carr, Unknown Soldiers: How terrorism transformed the modern world (in the US as Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism.)
  • Jeffrey A. Engel, Cold War at 30,000 Feet
  • Glen David Gold, Carter Beats the Devil
  • Frances FitzGerald, Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War
  • Nick Harkaway, Angelmaker
  • Harry Harrison, The Deathworld: Omnibus (recommended by Chris Davies)
  • Tony Judt, Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski, The Emperor
  • William Langewiesche, American Ground
  • William Langewiesche, The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor
  • Steven LeBlanc, Constant Battles: Why We Fight
  • David Liss, A Conspiracy of Paper
  • Michael Maren, The Road to Hell: The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid and International Charity
  • James M. McPherson, This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War
  • Ewen Montagu, The Man Who Never Was
  • Ted Morgan, Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America (reviewed in NYRB, vol. LI, no. 2)
  • Zach Parsons, Liminal States
  • Jeffrey T. Richelson, Spying on the Bomb
  • N.A.M. Rodger, The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain, 1649-1815
  • N.A.M. Rodger, The Wooden World
  • David Simon, Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
  • Dan Simmons, Carrion Comfort
  • Dan Simmons, The Terror
  • Neal Stephenson & J. Frederick George, Interface
  • Robert Charles Wilson, Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America
  • John C. Wright, The Golden Age