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Currently Reading

  1. Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics
    by William Dunham, 1991.
  2. How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity
    by Rodney Stark, 2014.
  3. 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary
    by Wilfred Funk, 1942.
  4. Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
    by Douglas Hofstadter, 1979.


Current References

  1. Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare
    by Isaac Asimov, 1970.


Previously Read

2017

  1. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
    by Jared Diamond, 1997. Finished 7/31/2016.
  2. On War (Books 1-5)
    by Carl Von Clausewitz, 1833. Finished 7/15/2017.
  3. Welcome to Night Vale
    by Joseph Fink, 2017. Finished 6/29/2017.
  4. Democracy in America (Volume 1)
    by Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835. Finished 6/15/2017.
  5. The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1943. Finished 6/12/2017.
  6. Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
    by William James, 1907. Finished 6/10/2017.
  7. The X-Files and Philosophy: The Truth is in Here
    by Robert Arp, 2017. Finished 6/8/2017.
  8. The Invisible Man
    by H.G. Wells, 1897. Finished 5/21/2017.
  9. The Cartoon History of the Modern World, Part 2: From the Bastille to Baghdad
    by Larry Gonick, 2009. Finished 5/20/2017.
  10. The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
    by Sean Carroll, 2016. Finished 5/19/2017.
  11. The Cartoon History of the Modern World, Part 1: From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution
    by Larry Gonick, 2006. Finished 5/15/2017.
  12. The Cartoon History of the Universe III: From the Rise of Arabia to the Renaissance
    by Larry Gonick, 2002. Finished 5/11/2017.
  13. The Cartoon History of the Universe II, Vol. 8-13: From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome
    by Larry Gonick, 1994. Finished 5/5/2017.
  14. The Cartoon History of the Universe I, Vol.1-7: From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great
    by Larry Gonick, 1990. Finished 5/1/2017.
  15. The War of the Worlds
    by H.G. Wells, 1898. Finished 4/26/2017.
  16. The Time Machine
    by H.G. Wells, 1895. Finished 4/14/2017.
  17. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    by Thomas S. Kuhn, 1962. Finished 4/13/2017.
  18. The Island of Dr. Moreau
    by H.G. Wells, 1896. Finished 4/10/2017.
  19. The Comedy of Errors
    by William Shakespeare, 1594. Finished 4/6/2017.
  20. The Sign of the Four
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1894. Finished 4/5/2017.
  21. As You Like It
    by William Shakespeare, 1603. Finished 4/1/2017.
  22. The Tale of Genji (Partial)
    by Murasaki Shikibu, 1008. Finished 3/2017.
  23. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume 1
    by Richard Feynman, 1964. Finished 3/29/2017.
  24. Utilitarianism
    by John Stuart Mill, 1861. Finished 3/28/2017.
  25. The Little Prince
    by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 1943. Finished 3/25/2017.
  26. The Statement of Randolph Carter
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1920. Finished 3/24/2017.
  27. The Problems of Philosophy
    by Bertrand Russell, 1912. Finished 3/23/2017.
  28. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    by Randall Munroe, 2014. Finished 3/22/2017.
  29. Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection
    by Clifford A. Pickover, 2015. Finished 3/12/2017.
  30. Herbert West: Reanimator
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1931. Finished 3/10/2017.
  31. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    by Yuval Noah Harari, 2014. Finished 3/8/2017.
  32. Journey to the West, Vol. 1
    by Wu Cheng'ens, 1592 (Ming Dynasty; China). Finished 3/7/2017.
  33. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung
    by Mao Tse-tung, 1964. Finish 2/20/2017.
  34. Pensées
    by Blaise Pascal, 1669. Finished 2/7/2017.
  35. Understanding Physics, Vol. 3
    by Isaac Asimov, 1969. Finished 2/4/2017.
  36. Understanding Physics, Vol. 2
    by Isaac Asimov, 1966. Finished 1/24/2017.
  37. Understanding Physics, Vol. 1
    by Isaac Asimov, 1966. Finished 1/9/2017.

2016

  1. A Treatise of Human Nature (first half)
    by David Hume, 1738. Finished 1/4/2016.
  2. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
    by Nick Bostrom, 2014. Finished 12/27/2016.
  3. The Machine Stops
    by E.M. Forster, 1909. Finished 11/28/2016.
  4. Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
    by Peter Singer, 2016. Finished 11/25/2016.
  5. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
    by George Berkeley, 1734. Finished 11/23/2016.
  6. The Complete Essays of Montaigne
    by Michel de Montaigne, 1580. Finished 11/5/2016.
  7. Match Wits with Mensa
    by Isaac Asimov, Marvin Grosswirth, 1999. Finished 11/2/2016.
  8. The Merry Wives of Windsor
    by William Shakespeare, 1602. Finished 9/15/2016.
  9. King John
    by William Shakespeare, 1623. Finished 9/11/2016.
  10. Venus and Adonis
    by William Shakespeare, 1592. Finished 9/3/2016.
  11. Antony and Cleopatra
    by William Shakespeare, 1606. Finished 9/2/2016.
  12. The Twelfth Night, or What You Will
    by William Shakespeare, 1602. Finished 8/29/2016.
  13. Much Ado About Nothing
    by William Shakespeare, 1598. Finished 8/25/2016.
  14. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1943. Finished 8/23/2016.
  15. A Study in Scarlet
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1886. Finished 8/18/2016.
  16. An Essay on the Principle of Population
    by Thomas Malthus, 1798. Finished 8/16/2016.
  17. The Nameless City
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1921. Finished 8/12/2016.
  18. The Lurking Fear
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1923. Finished 8/11/2016.
  19. The Outsider
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1926. Finished 8/9/2016.
  20. The Haunter of the Dark
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1935. Finished 8/8/2016.
  21. The Festival
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1925. Finished 8/7/2016.
  22. At the Mountains of Madness
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1936. Finished 8/7/2016.
  23. Silent Spring
    by Rachel Carson, 1962. Finished 8/3/2016.
  24. The Whisperer in Darkness
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1931. Finished 8/2/2016.
  25. The Cats of Ulthar
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1920. Finished 7/29/2016.
  26. The Strange High House in the Mist
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1931. Finished 7/29/2016.
  27. The Music of Erich Zann
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1922. Finished 7/27/2016.
  28. The Other Gods
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1933. Finished 7/27/2016.
  29. Cool Air
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1928. Finished 7/25/2016.
  30. The Thing on the Doorstep
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1933. Finished 7/24/2016.
  31. The Book
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1938. Finished 7/22/2016.
  32. The Terrible Old Man
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1921. Finished 7/22/2016.
  33. The Evil Clergyman
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1939. Finished 7/21/2016.
  34. What the Moon Brings
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1922. Finished 7/21/2016.
  35. Ibid
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1928. Finished 7/21/2016.
  36. Nyarlathotep
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1928. Finished 7/21/2016.
  37. The Dunwich Horror
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1928. Finished 7/21/2016.
  38. Reflections on the Revolution in France
    by Edmund Burke, 1790. Finished 7/19/2016.
  39. The Rats in the Walls
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1924. Finished 7/17/2016.
  40. Azathoth
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1922. Finished 7/17/2016.
  41. Dagon
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1923. Finished 7/17/2016.
  42. The Shadow Over Innsmouth
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1936. Finished 7/17/2016.
  43. The Colour Out of Space
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1927. Finished 7/12/2016.
  44. Ex Oblivione
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1920. Finished 7/11/2016.
  45. Memory
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1919. Finished 7/11/2016.
  46. Pickman's Model
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1926. Finished 7/11/2016.
  47. History of the Necronomicon
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1927. Finished 7/10/2016.
  48. The Call of Cthulhu
    by H.P. Lovecraft, 1926. Finished 7/10/2016.
  49. Lives (Vol. 2)
    by Plutarch, Late 1st century. Finished 7/1/2016.
  50. X-Files: The Truth is Out There
    by Jonathan Maberry (editor), 2016. Finished 6/26/2016.
  51. Treasure Island
    by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1883. Finished 6/17/2016.
  52. Zorba the Greek
    by Nikos Kazantzakis, 1946. Finished 6/11/2016.
  53. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    by Jules Verne, 1870. Finished 6/2/2016.
  54. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
    by Mary Wollstonecraft, 1792. Finished 5/30/2016.
  55. Robinson Crusoe
    by Daniel Defoe, 1719. Finished 5/22/2016.
  56. Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum
    by Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman, 2016. Finished 5/15/2016.
  57. Confessions
    by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1782. Finished 5/10/2016.
  58. Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
    by Max Tegmark, 2014. Finished 5/5/2016.
  59. X-Files: Trust No One
    by Jonathan Maberry (editor), 2015. Finished 4/20/2016.
  60. The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion
    by Unknown, 1903. Finished 4/18/2016.
  61. Asimov's guide to the Bible, Vol. 2: The New Testament
    by Isaac Asimov, 1971. Finished 4/15/2016.
  62. The Book of Job
    by Unknown, 6th century B.C.(?). Finished 3/7/2016.
  63. Phenomenology of Spirit [PARTIAL]
    by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, 1807. Partial 4/1/2016.
  64. Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate's Defense of Liberal Democracy
    by Ibn Warraq, 2011. Finish 4/1/2016.
  65. Lives (Vol. 1)
    by Plutarch, Late 1st century. Finished 3/23/2016.
  66. What Went Wrong?
    by Bernard Lewis, 2002. Finished 3/25/2016.
  67. The Crisis of Islam
    by Bernard Lewis, 2004. Finished 3/19/2016.
  68. Asimov's guide to the Bible, Vol. 1: The Old Testament
    by Isaac Asimov, 1971. Finished 3/15/2016.
  69. Leviathan
    by Thomas Hobbes, 1651. Finished 3/4/2016.
  70. The Guide for the Perplexed
    by Moses Maimonides (Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon), 1190 AD. Finished 3/1/2016.
  71. Gargantua and Pantagruel
    by Francois Rabelais, 1532-34. Finished 2/5/2016.
  72. Rules of Summer
    by Shaun Tan, 2014. Finished 1/20/2016.
  73. The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook
    by Shaun Tan, 2013. Finished 1/18/2016.
  74. How Not to Die
    by Michael Greger, 2015. Finished 1/18/2016.
  75. Aesop's Illustrated Fables
    by Aesop, 6th century BC. Finished 1/4/2016.

2015

  1. Ethics
    by Benedict De Spinoza, 1677. Finished 12/11/2015.
  2. The Varieties of Religious Experience
    by William James, 1902. Finished 12/8/2015.
  3. The Sun Also Rises
    by Ernest Hemingway, 1926. Finished 12/7/2015.
  4. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
    by Sam Harris, 2014. Finished 11/21/2015.
  5. Pippi Longstocking
    by Astrid Lindgren, 1945. Finished 11/12/2015.
  6. The Unnamable (Beckett Trilogy #3)
    by Samuel Beckett, 1953. Finished 11/4/2015.
  7. Mrs. Dalloway
    by Virginia Woolf, 1925. Finished 11/4/2015.
  8. On Liberty
    by John Stuart Mill, 1859. Finished 10/29/2015.
  9. In the Ravine: And Other Short Stories
    by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 1900. Finished 10/25/2015.
  10. Molone Dies (Beckett Trilogy #2)
    by Samuel Beckett, 1951. Finished 10/21/2015.
  11. Novum Organum
    by Francis Bacon, 1620. Finished 10/20/2015.
  12. Molloy (Beckett Trilogy #1)
    by Samuel Beckett, 1951. Finished 10/15/2015.
  13. The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials #3
    by Philip Pullman, 2000. Finished 10/12/2015.
  14. Heart of Darkness
    by Joseph Conrad, 1902. Finished 10/5/2015.
  15. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 9/29/2015.
  16. Beloved
    by Toni Morrison, 1987. Finished 9/29/2015.
  17. Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue
    by Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz, 2015. Finished 9/27/2015.
  18. Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire
    by Deepa Kumar, 2012. Finished 9/25/2015.
  19. The Interpretation of Dreams
    by Sigmund Freud, 1899. Finished 9/17/15
  20. Greek Mythology
    by Sofia Souli, 1999. Finished 9/11/2015.
  21. King Henry V
    by William Shakespeare, 1599. Finished 8/19/2015.
  22. King Henry IV, Part 2
    by William Shakespeare, 1596-1599. Finished 8/12/2015.
  23. Infidel
    by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, 2008. Finished 8/11/2015.
  24. King Henry IV, Part 1
    by William Shakespeare, 1597. Finished 8/9/2015.
  25. King Richard the Second
    by William Shakespeare, 1595. Finished 8/7/2015.
  26. The Taming of the Shrew
    by William Shakespeare, 1593. Finished 8/5/2015.
  27. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 7/30/2015.
  28. The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials #2)
    by Phillip Pullman, 1997. Finished 7/18/2015.
  29. The Argonautica: The Voyage of Argo
    by Apollonius of Rhodes, 3rd century BC. Finished 7/10/2015.
  30. The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials #1)
    by Phillip Pullman, 1995. Finished 7/4/2015.
  31. I, Claudius
    by Robert Graves, 1934. Finished 6/25/2015.
  32. The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    by Leo Tolstoy, 1886. Finished 6/21/2015.
  33. The Histories
    by Herodotus, 440 BC. Finished 6/17/2015.
  34. Midnight's Children
    by Salman Rushdie, 1981.(Partial) 6/16/2015.
  35. Theogony
    by Hesiod, ~700 BC. Finished 5/30/2015.
  36. The Hound of the Baskervilles
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1902. Finished 5/29/2015.
  37. Around the World in Eighty Days
    by Jules Verne, 1873. Finished 5/28/2015.
  38. One Hundred Years of Solitude
    by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1967. Finished 5/23/2015.
  39. The General Theory Of Employment, Interest, And Money
    by John Maynard Keynes, 1936. Finished 5/23/2015.
  40. Symposium
    by Plato, 385-370 BC. Finished 5/19/2015.
  41. Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Parts III and IV)
    by Friedrich Nietzsche, 1883-1885. Finished 5/18/2015.
  42. The Road to Serfdom
    by F. A. Hayek, 1944. Finished 5/17/2015.
  43. Hippocratic Corpus
    by Hippocrates, ~400 BC. Finished 5/10/2015.
  44. Love in the Time of Cholera
    by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1985. Finished 5/4/2015.
  45. Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman
    by Louis Ferrante, 2011. Finished 4/25/2015.
  46. One Thousand and One Nights
    by Anonymous, From the 9th century AD. Finished 4/21/2015.
  47. Leaves of Grass
    by Walt Whitman, 1855. Finished 4/14/2015.
  48. Ramayana
    by Valmiki, 5th-4th century BC. Finished 3/30/2015.
  49. Great Expectations
    by Charles Dickens, 1860. Finished 3/26/2015.
  50. Wuthering Heights
    by Emily Brontë, 1847. Finished 3/10/2015.
  51. Mahabharata
    by Vyasa(?), 9th-8th century BC. Finished 3/3/2015.
  52. Madame Bovary
    by Gustave Flaubert, 1856. Finished 2/28/2015.
  53. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 2/17/2015.
  54. Don Quixote, Part II
    by Miguel de Cervantes, 1615. Finished 2/13/2015.
  55. Discourse on Method: And Meditations on the First Philosophy
    by Rene Descartes, 1641, 1644. Finished 2/12/2015.
  56. Crime and Punishment
    by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1866. Finished 2/5/2015.
  57. Faust, Part II
    by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1831. Finished 1/25/2015.
  58. Chariots of the Gods?
    by Erich von Daniken, 1968. Finished 1/25/2015.
  59. Invisible Man (Partially Read)
    by Ralph Ellison, 1952.
  60. Faust, Part I
    by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1806. Finished 1/11/2015.
  61. Catch-22
    by Joseph Heller, 1961. Finished 1/5/2015.
  62. Don Quixote, Part I
    by Miguel de Cervantes, 1605. Finished 1/7/2015.

2014

  1. Slaughterhouse Five
    by Kurt Vonnegut, 1969. Finished 12/24/2014.
  2. Stephen Biesty's Incredible Everything
    by Stephen Biesty, 1996. Finished 12/30/2014.
  3. The Canterbury Tales
    by Geoffrey Chaucer, 1475. Finished 12/27/2014.
  4. Things Fall Apart
    by Chinua Achebe, 1958. Finished 12/12/2014.
  5. The History of the Peloponnesian War
    by Thucydides, 431 BC. Finished 12/7/2014.
  6. Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections
    by Stephen Biesty, 1992. Finished 12/6/2014.
  7. A Farewell to Arms
    by Ernest Hemingway, 1929. Finished 12/2/2014.
  8. Oedipus Rex
    by Sophocles, 429 BC. Finished 11/28/2014.
  9. Medea
    by Euripedes, 431 BC. Finished 11/28/2014.
  10. Cross-Section Castle
    by Stephen Biesty, 1994. Finished 11/27/2014.
  11. Macbeth
    by William Shakespeare, 1611. Finished 11/27/2014.
  12. The Theoretical Minimum
    by Leonard Susskind, 2013. Finished 11/24/2014.
  13. Greece in Spectacular Cross-Section
    by Stephen Biesty, 2006. Finished 11/22/2014.
  14. Othello, the Moor of Venice
    by William Shakespeare, 1604. Finished 11/21/2014.
  15. The Stranger
    by Albert Camus, 1942. Finished 11/21/2014.
  16. To the Lighthouse
    by Virginia Woolf, 1927. Finished 11/20/2014.
  17. Phaedo
    by Plato, ~399 BC. Finished 11/19/2014.
  18. The Apology
    by Plato, ~399 BC. Finished 11/17/2014.
  19. Crito
    by Plato, ~399 BC. Finished 11/17/2014.
  20. Euthyphro
    by Plato, ~399 BC. Finished 11/17/2014.
  21. Incredible Body : Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections
    by Stephen Biesty, 1998. Finished 11/16/2014.
  22. Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War
    by Stephen Biesty, 1993. Finished 11/13/2014.
  23. King Lear
    by William Shakespeare, 1603. Finished 11/12/2014.
  24. Pride and Prejudice
    by Jane Austen, 1813. Finished 11/10/2014.
  25. Egypt: In Spectacular Cross-Section
    by Stephen Biesty, 2005. Finished 11/9/2014.
  26. Rome: In Spectacular Cross-Section
    by Stephen Biesty, 2003. Finished 11/8/2014.
  27. Shakespeare's Sonnets
    by William Shakespeare, 1609. Finished 11/8/2014.
  28. The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
    by Lewis Dartnell, 2014. Finished 11/2/2014.
  29. The Analects of Confucius
    by Confucius, 5th - 4th c. BC. Finished 10/27/2014.
  30. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. Finished 10/26/2014.
  31. Lolita
    by Vladimir Nabokov, 1955. Finished 10/23/2014.
  32. The Elements
    by Euclid, c. 300 BC. Finished 10/22/2014.
  33. The Brothers Karamazov
    by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1880. Finished 10/20/2014.
  34. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    by Mark Twain, 1884. Finished 10/13/2014.
  35. The Merchant of Venice
    by William Shakespeare, 1596. Finished 10/11/2014.
  36. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 9/18/2014.
  37. I Ching
    by Fu Xi, c. 1500 BC. Finished 9/14/2014.
  38. Civil Disobedience
    by Henry David Thoreau, 1849. Finished 9/6/2014.
  39. Walden
    by Henry David Thoreau, 1854. Finished 9/5/2014.
  40. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican
    by Galileo Galilei, 1632. Finished 9/3/2014.
  41. Anna Karenina
    by Leo Tolstoy, 1873-1877. Finished 8/26/2014.
  42. Metamorphoses
    by Ovid, 8 AD. Finished 8/16/2014.
  43. Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Parts I and II)
    by Friedrich Nietzsche, 1883-1885. Finished 8/3/2014.
  44. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 7/31/2014.
  45. A Midsummer Night's Dream
    by William Shakespeare, 1590. Finished 7/25/2014.
  46. Meditations
    by Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, 161-180 AD. Finished 7/24/2014.
  47. The Dhammapada
    by The Buddha(?), 3rd Century BC. Finished 7/18/2014.
  48. Gulliver's Travels
    by Jonathan Swift, 1726. Finished 7/17/2014.
  49. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1
    by Edward Gibbon, 1776-1788. Finished 7/11/2014.
  50. The Arrival
    by Shaun Tan, 2007. Finished 7/3/2014.
  51. The Rabbits
    by Shaun Tan, 2010. Finished 7/3/2014.
  52. Tales from Outer Suburbia
    by Shaun Tan, 2009. Finished 7/3/2014.
  53. The Picture of Dorian Gray
    by Oscar Wilde, 1890. Finished 6/29/2014.
  54. The Masque of the Red Death
    by Edgar Allen Poe, 1842. Finished 6/27/2014.
  55. The Tell-Tale Heart
    by Edgar Allen Poe, 1843. Finished 6/27/2014.
  56. The Raven
    by Edgar Allen Poe, 1845. Finished 6/27/2014.
  57. The Cask of Amontillado
    by Edgar Allen Poe, 1846. Finished 6/27/2014.
  58. Ethica Nicomachea
    by Aristotle, 350 BC. (Partial 6/23/2014)
  59. Physica
    by Aristotle, 350 BC. (Partial 6/23/2014)
  60. De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things)
    by Lucretius, 50 BC. Finished 6/22/2014.
  61. Brave New World
    by Aldous Huxley, 1931. Finished 6/20/2014.
  62. The Tempest
    by William Shakespeare, 1611. Finished 6/13/2014.
  63. Hamlet
    by William Shakespeare, 1600-1. Finished 6/12/2014.
  64. The Pilgrim's Progress
    by John Bunyan, 1678. Finished 6/10/2014.
  65. Fahrenheit 451
    by Ray Bradbury, 1953. Finished 6/3/2014.
  66. Julius Caesar
    by William Shakespeare, 1599. Finished 5/29/2014.
  67. Confessions
    by Saint Augustine, 397 AD. Finished 5/28/2014.
  68. Einstein's Papers in "The Principle of Relativity"
    by Albert Einstein, Finished 5/28/2014.
    • On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies, 1905
    • Does the Inertia of a Body Depend on its Energy-Content?, 1905
    • On the Influence of Gravitation on the Propagation of Light, 1911
    • The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity, 1916
    • Hamilton's Principle and the General Theory of Relativity, 1916
    • Cosmological Considerations on the General Theory of Relativity, 1917
    • Do Gravitational Fields Play an Essential Part in the Structure of the Elementary Particles of Matter?, 1919
  69. Harmonices Mundi (The Harmony of the World), Book V
    by Johannes Kepler, 1619. Finished 5/21/2014.
  70. Ulysses
    by James Joyce, 1922. Finished 5/19/2014.
  71. Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno à due nuove scienze (Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences)
    by Galileo Galilei, 1638. Finished 5/19/2014.
  72. The Great Gatsby
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1925. Finished 5/16/2014.
  73. De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres)
    by Nicolaus Copernicus, 1543. Finished 5/10/2014.
  74. Utopia
    by Sir Thomas More, 1516. Finished 5/7/2014.
  75. Beowulf
    by Anonymous, 975-1025 AD. Finished 5/3/2014.
  76. The Social Contract
    by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1762. Finished 5/1/2014.
  77. The Qur'an
    by Muhammad, 610 AD - 632 AD. Finished 4/30/2014.
  78. The Book of Hadith
    by Charles Le Gai Eaton, 2008. Finished 4/30/2014.
  79. The Odyssey
    by Homer, 760-710 BC. Finished 4/23/2014.
  80. The Iliad
    by Homer, 760-710 BC. Finished 4/17/2014.
  81. Paradise Lost
    by John Milton, 1667. Finished 4/14/2014.
  82. The Epic of Gilgamesh
    by Anonymous, ~1900 BC. Finished 4/6/2014.
  83. The Upanishads
    by Various, 6th century BC - . Finished 4/4/2014.
  84. The Bhagavad Gita
    by Ved Vyasa, 5th-4th century BC?. Finished 3/31/2014.
  85. War and Peace
    by Leo Tolstoy, 1869. Began 3/1/2014, finished 3/29/2014.
  86. Candide
    by Voltaire, 1736. Finished 3/25/2014.
  87. The Aeneid
    by Virgil, 19 BC. Finished 3/22/2014.
  88. The Old Man and the Sea
    by Ernest Hemmingway, 1952. Finished 3/20/2014.
  89. Moby Dick
    by Herman Melville, 1851. Finished 3/12/2014.
  90. The Divine Comedy
    by Dante Alighieri, 1308 - 1321.
    • Volume I: Inferno. Finished 2/24/2014.
    • Volume II: Purgatorio. Finished 2/25/2014.
    • Volume III: Paradiso. Finished 2/27/2014.
  91. The Republic
    by Plato, 380 BC. Finished 2/22/2014.
  92. Other Worlds
    by Carl Sagan, 1975. Finished 2/20/2014.
  93. The Prince
    by Niccolò Machiavelli, 1532. Finished 2/17/2014.
  94. The Wealth of Nations
    by Adam Smith, 1776.
    • Book I: Of the Causes of Improvement in the productive Powers of Labour. Finished 2/7/2014.
    • Book II: Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock. Finished 2/9/2014.
    • Book III: Of the different Progress of Opulence in different Nations. Finished 2/9/2014.
    • Book IV: Of Systems of political Economy. Finished 2/12/2014.
    • Book V: Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth. 2/16/2014.
  95. United States Historical Documents:
    • The Declaration of Independence (1776)
    • The Articles of Confederation (1781)
    • The Constitution of the United States of America (1787)
    • The Bill of Rights (1791)
    • The Constitutional Amendments (1795 - 1992)
    • The Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
    • The Gettysburg Address (1863)
    • Speech on the March on Washington (1963)
    • Finished 2/11/2014.
  96. The Crises Papers
    by Thomas Paine, 1776-1783. Finished 2/7/2014.
  97. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
    by Malcolm Gladwell, 2013. Finished 2/1/2014.
  98. Mein Kampf
    by Adolf Hitler, 1925.
    • Volume 1: A Reckoning. Finished 1/26/2014.
    • Volume 2: The National Socialist Movement. Finished 1/31/2014.
  99. Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
    by Isaac Newton, 1687. Finished 1/19/2014.
    • Book I: Finished 1/13/2014.
    • Book II: Finished 1/14/2014.
    • Book III: Finished 1/19/2014.
  100. Isaac Newton
    by James Gleick, 2004. Finished 1/18/2014.
  101. Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
    by Rush Limbaugh, 2013. Finished 1/12/2014.
  102. Common Sense
    by Thomas Paine, 1776. Finished 1/6/2014.
  103. The Way To Wealth
    by Benjamin Franklin, 1758. Finished 1/6/2014.
  104. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
    by Benjamin Franklin, 1791. Finished 1/5/2014.
  105. Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple
    by Aron Berkowitz, 2007. Finished 1/3/2014.

2013

  1. Ready Player One: A Novel
    by Ernest Cline, 2012. Finished 12/27/2013.
  2. The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America--and What We Can Do to Stop It
    by Thom Hartmann, 2013. Finished 12/18/2013.
  3. The Castle
    by Franz Kafka, 1926. Finished 12/8/2013.
  4. Rich Dad, Poor Dad
    by Robert T. Kiyosaki, 2000. Finished 10/29/2013.
  5. The Trial
    by Franz Kafka, 1914. Finished 11/3/2013.
  6. EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches
    by Dave Ramsey, 2011. Finished 9/17/2013.
  7. Lexi-Comp's Clinician's Endodontic Handbook
    by Thom C. Dumsha, James L. Gutmann, 2008. Finished 8/15/2013.
  8. Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3e
    by Edward W Odell (editor), 2010. 8/10/2013.
  9. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and it's all small stuff
    by Richard Carlson, 1996. Finished 8/22/2013.
  10. Stop Acting Rich: ...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire
    by Thomas J. Stanley, 2011. Finished 8/25/2013
  11. Better Than Good: Creating a Life You Can't Wait to Live
    by Zig Ziglar, 2006. Finished 8/20/2013.
  12. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth
    by T. Harv Eker, 2005. Finished 7/29/2013.
  13. Oral Surgery for the General Dentist: A Step-By-Step Practical Approach Manual
    by Lawrence I. Gaum, 2011. Finished 7/22/2013.
  14. The Millionaire Next Door
    by Thomas J., Ph.D. Stanley and William D., Ph.D Danko, 1996. Finished 7/22/2013.
  15. Manual of Dental Implants: A Reference Guide for Diagnosis & Treatment
    by David P. Sarment, Beth Peshman, Robert F. Faulkner, 2009. Finished 7/19/2013.
  16. The Metamorphosis, In The Penal Colony, and Other Stories
    by Franz Kafka, 2000. Finished 7/8/2013.
  17. Time's Eye (Time Odyssey 1)
    by Arthur C Clark and Stephen Baxter, 2005. Finished 7/1/2013.
  18. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
    by Paul Tough, 2012. Finished 2/20/2013.
  19. The Medicine of ER: An Insider's Guide to the Medical Science Behind America's #1 TV Drama
    by Alan Duncan Ross, 1997. Finished 2/1/2013.
  20. How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
    by Ray Kurzweil, 2012.1/8/2013.

2012

  1. The Great Big Book of Horrible Things: The Definitive Chronicle of History's 100 Worst Atrocities
    by Matthew White, 2011. Finished 11/12/2012.
  2. Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
    by David M. Eagleman, 2011. Finished 10/12/2012.
  3. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
    by Malcolm Gladwell, 2009. Finished 8/17/2012.
  4. Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One
    by Zev Chafets, 2010. Finished 8/15/2012.
  5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    by Stephen R. Covey, 2004. Finished 8/8/2012.
  6. Lying
    by Sam Harris, 2012. Finished 8/1/2012.
  7. See, I Told You So
    by Rush Limbaugh, 1994. Finished 7/31/2012.
  8. The Way Things Ought to Be
    by Rush Limbaugh, 1993. Finished 7/28/2012.
  9. What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
    by Michael J. Sandel, 2012. Finished 7/11/2012.
  10. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    by Malcolm Gladwell, 2002. Finished 7/11/2012.
  11. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    by Malcolm Gladwell, 2007. Finished 6/30/2012.
  12. Outliers: The Story of Success
    by Malcolm Gladwell, 2011. Finished 6/14/2012.
  13. The Art of War (Restored Giles Translation)
    by Sun Tzu, 2009. Finished 6/8/2012.
  14. The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008
    by Paul Krugman, 2009. Finished 6/5/2012.
  15. Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
    by Michael J. Sandel, 2010. Finished 5/18/2012.
  16. Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future
    by Robert B. Reich, 2011. Finished 5/17/2012.
  17. Right Turns: Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life
    by Michael Medved, 2004. Finished 5/7/2012.
  18. The Fallacy of Fine-Tuning: Why the Universe Is Not Designed for Us
    by Victor J. Stenger, 2011. Finished 4/15/2012.
  19. Free Will
    by Sam Harris, 2012. Finished 3/20/2012.
  20. X Marks the Spot: On Location With The X-Files
    by Louisa Gradnitzer and Todd Pittson, 1999. Finished 3/12/2012.
  21. A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing
    by Lawrence M. Krauss, 2012. Finished 2/2/2012.
  22. Testing for Kindergarten: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Ace the Tests for: Public School Placement, Private School Admissions, Gifted Program Qualification
    by Karen Quinn, 2010. Finished 1/24/2012.
  23. Dead Or Alive: The Choice Is Yours: The Definitive Self-Protection Handbook
    by Geoff Thompson, 1997. Finished 1/6/2012.

2011

  1. The X-Files: I Want to Believe
    by Max Allan Collins, 2008. Finished 12/26/2011.
  2. The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health
    by T. Colin Campbell, 2006. Finished 12/18/2011.
  3. Strong on Defense
    by Sanford Strong, 1997. Finished 12/11/2011.
  4. The X-Files: Skin
    by Ben Mezrich, 1999. Finished 11/7/2011.
  5. Wanting to Believe: A Critical Guide to The X-Files, Millennium and The Lone Gunmen
    by Robert Shearman, 2009. Finished 11/5/2011.
  6. The Magic of Reality
    by Richard Dawkins, 2011. Finished 11/2/2011.
  7. The X-Files: Ruins
    by Kevin J. Anderson, 1997. Finished 9/27/2011.
  8. The X-Files: Ground Zero
    by Kevin J. Anderson, 1995. Finished 8/31/2011.
  9. Whirlwind (The X-Files)
    by Charles Grant, 1995. Finished 8/20/2011.
  10. Goblins (The X-Files, Bk. 1)
    by Charles Grant, 1994. Finished 8/7/2011.
  11. The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies---How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths
    by Michael Shermer, 2011. Finished 7/31/2011.
  12. 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism
    by Ha-Joon Chang, 2011. Finished 7/31/2011.
  13. The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty
    by Simon Baron-Cohen, 2011. Finished 7/14/2011.
  14. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
    by Amy Chua, 2011. Finished 5/28/2011.
  15. Top of the Class: How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers--and How You Can Too
    by Soo Kim Abboud and Jane Y. Kim, 2005. Finished 4/7/2011.
  16. The Fifteen Biggest Lies about the Economy: And Everything Else the Right Doesn't Want You to Know about Taxes, Jobs, and Corporate America
    by Joshua Holland, 2010. Finished 3/3/2011.

2010

  1. Antibodies (The X-Files)
    by Kevin J. Anderson, 1998. Finished 11/22/2010.
  2. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
    by Sam Harris, 2010. Finished 10/31/2010.
  3. Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country
    by Thom Hartmann, 2010. Finished 10/11/2010.
  4. Slanky
    by Mike Doughty, 2003. Finished 9/29/2010.
  5. Confessions of an Alien Hunter: A Scientist's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
    by Seth Shostak, 2010. Finished 9/25/2010.
  6. The Real Science of The X-Files (Hardcover)
    by Anne Simon. Finished 9/2010.
  7. The Science of UFO's
    by William R. Alschuler, 2001. Finished 9/2010.
  8. The Scientific American Brave New Brain: How Neuroscience, Brain-Machine Interfaces, Neuroimaging, Psychopharmacology, Epigenetics, the Internet, and Our ... and Enhancing the Future of Mental Power
    by Judith Horstman, 2010. Finished 9/2010.
  9. The Mystery of Consciousness
    by John R. Searle, 1997. Finished 7/31/2010.
  10. The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach
    by Christof Koch, 2004. Finished 7/27/2010.
  11. The X-Files Declassified
    by Frank Lovece, 1996. Finished 7/18/2010.
  12. The Eerie Silence: Renewing Our Search for Alien Intelligence
    by Paul Davies, 2010. Finished 7/10/2010.
  13. The Unauthorized Guide to the X-Files
    by Hal Schuster, 1997. Finished 6/21/2010.
  14. The Real Science Behind the X-Files
    by Anne Simon, PH.D., 1999. Finished 6/18/2010.
  15. The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
    by Richard Dawkins, 2009. Finished 5/30/2010.
  16. From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
    by Sean Carroll, 2010. Finished 5/16/2010.
  17. Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
    by Ha-Joon Chang, 2007. Finished 5/6/2010.
  18. Threshold: The Crisis of Western Culture
    by Thom Hartmann, 2009. Finished 4/2010.
  19. Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights
    by Thom Hartmann, 2002. Finished 4/7/2010.
  20. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
    by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, 2009. Finished 2/2010.
  21. The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
    by Peter Singer, 2009. Finished 1/2010.

2009

  1. The New Atheism: Taking a Stand for Science and Reason
    by Victor J. Stenger, 2009. Finished 12/2009.
  2. Head First Software Development
    by Dan Pilone, 2008. Finished 2009.
  3. God: The Failed Hypothesis. How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist
    by Victor J. Stenger, 2008. Finished 11/2009.
  4. God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
    by Christopher Hitchens, 2009. Finished 2009.
  5. The Complete X-Files: Behind the Series the Myths and the Movies
    by Chris Knowles and Matt Hurwitz, 2008. Finished 2009.
  6. The Philosophy of The X-Files
    by Dean A. Kowalski, PhD, 2009. Finished 2009.
  7. The Truth Is Out There (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 1)
    by Brian Lowry, 1995. Finished
  8. Trust No One (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 2)
    by Brian Lowry, 1996. Finished
  9. I Want to Believe (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 3)
    by Andy Meisler, 1998. Finished
  10. Resist or Serve (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 4)
    by Andy Meisler, 1998. Finished
  11. The End and the Beginning (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 5)
    by Andy Meisler, 2000. Finished
  12. All Things (The Official Guide to the X-Files, Vol. 6)
    by Marc Shapiro, 2001. Finished
  13. The Unofficial X-Files Companion: An X-Phile's Guide to the Mysteries, Conspiracies, and Really Strange Truths Behind the Show
    by Ngaire E. Genge, 1995. Finished
  14. A People's History of American Empire
    by Howard Zinn, 2008. Finished
  15. The Little Book of Conspiracies: 50 Reasons to be Paranoid
    by Joel Levy, 2005. Finished
  16. Technology of the Gods: The Incredible Sciences of the Ancients
    by David Hatcher Childress, 2000. Finished
  17. Flying Saucers and Science: A Scientist Investigates the Mysteries of UFOs: Interstellar Travel, Crashes, and Government Cover-Ups
    by Stanton T. Friedman, 2008. Finished
  18. The Art of the X-Files
    by Chris Carter and William Gibson, 1998. Finished
  19. X-Files Confidential: The Unauthorized X-Philes Compendium
    by Ted Edwards, 1997. Finished
  20. The X-Files Lexicon: X-References from Anti-Walton to Zuni
    by N. E. Genge, 1997. Finished
  21. The Unauthorized X-Files
    by James Hatfield and George Burt, 1996. Finished
  22. 50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need To Know
    by Ben Dupre, 2007. Finished
  23. What Are You Optimistic About?: Today's Leading Thinkers on Why Things Are Good and Getting Better
    by John Brockman, 2007. Finished
  24. What We Believe but Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty
    by John Brockman, 2006. Finished
  25. Confessions of an Eco-Warrior
    by Dave Foreman, 1993. Finished
  26. Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching
    by Dave Foreman, 1993. Finished

2008

  1. Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up
    by John Allen Paulos, 2007. Finished
  2. The God Delusion
    by Richard Dawkins, 2008. Finished
  3. Letter to a Christian Nation
    by Sam Harris, 2008. Finished
  4. The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
    by Sam Harris, 2005. Finished
  5. Just War:
    by Howard Zinn, 2006. Finished
  6. Year Million: Science at the Far Edge of Knowledge
    by Damien Broderick, 2008. Finished
  7. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    by Michael Pollan, 2007. Finished
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