Reading List

Here’s what I’ve read over the last several years:

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2004/2005
1.    The Eternal Frontier – Flannery
2.    Facing East From Indian Country – Richter
3.    Benjamin Franklin – Isaacson
4.    Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Stowe
5.    The Dahlgren Affair – Schultz
6.    Lincoln’s Last Night – Axelrod (5/16/05)
7.    His Excellency: George Washington – Fleming
8.    American Colonies – Taylor
9.    A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies – Las Casas
10.    Moby Dick – Melville
11.    Memories of my Melancholy Whores – Garcia Marquez

READ 2006
12.    The Iliad – Homer (2-2-06)
13.    1491 – Mann (2-3-06)
14.    Troy – McCarty (2-9-06)
15.    President Nixon – Reeves (2-21-06)
16.    The Last Voyage of Columbus – Dugard (4-2-06)
17.    The Red Badge of Courage – Crane (4-10-06)
18.    The Odyssey – Homer (4-20-06)
19.    Empires at War – Fowler (5-31-06 ?)
20.    Troy and Homer – Joachim Latacz (6-12-06)
21.    Agamemnon – Aeschylus (7-7-06)
22.    1776 – McCullough (7-9-06)
23.    The War at Troy – Quintus of Smyrna (7-16-06)
24.    Guns, Germs, and Steel – Diamond (8-20-06)
25.    Gulliver’s Travels – Swift (8-29-06)
26.    The King Must Die – Renault (10-13-06)
27.    State of Denial – Woodward (10-29-06)
28.    Before the Dawn – Wade (11-23-06)
29.    Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman – Shostak (12-9-06)
30.    The Trojan War: A New History – Strauss (12-17-06)

READ 2007

31.    The Kill Bill Diary – David Carradine (1-11-07)
32.    Freethinkers – Susan Jacoby (2-19-07)
33.    Frankenstein – Mary Shelley (3-23-07)
34.    Persian Fire – Tom Holland (3-25-07)
35.    Histories – Herodotus (6-2-07)
36.    The Classical World: An Epic History From Homer to Hadrian – Robin Lane Fox (6-5-07)
37.    Thomas Paine – Craig Nelson (6-14-07)
38.    The Other Side of Silence – Andre Brink (8-6-07)
39.    Cities of the Plain – Cormac McCarthy (8-9-07)
40.    A Dangerous Friend – Ward Just (8-12-07)
41.    Mayflower – Nathaniel Philbrick (8-12-07)
42.    The Peloponnesian War –Donald Kagan (8-23-07)
43.    The Kite Runner — Khaled Hosseini  (9-8-07)
44.    The Inheritance of Loss – Kiran Desai (9-22-07)
45.    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz (9-25-07)
46.    The Echo Maker – Richard Powers (10-14-07)
47.    The History of the Peloponnesian War – Thucydides (10-25-07)
48.    Bridge of Sighs – Richard Russo (11-17-07)
49.    Theogony – Hesiod (11-29-07)
50.    Roanoke Island: The Beginnings of English America  – David Stick (12-1-07)
51.    Coronado – Dennis Lehane (12-6-07)
52.    The Air We Breathe – Andrea Barrett (12-13-07)
53.    A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens (12-23-07)

READ 2008

54.    The Case of Abraham Lincoln – Julie M. Fenster (1-2-08)
55.    The Pirate’s Daughter – Margaret Cezair-Thompson (1-31-08)
56.    American Shaolin – Matthew Polly (2-8-08)
57.    A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens (2-11-08)
58.    Frogs – Aristophanes (2-12-08)
59.    Hellenica: Books 1-4  — Xenophon (2-16-08)
60.    Charlatan – Pope Brock (3-3-08)
61.    A Golden Age – Tahmima Anam (3-16-08)
62.    Arslan – Engh (3-25-08)
63.    The Commoner — John Burnham Schwartz (4-2-08)
64.    Anabasis – Xenophon (4-6-08)
65.    Scapegoats of the Empire – George Witton (4-13-08)
66.    Killing Custer – James Welch, Paul Stekler (4-20-08)
67.    The Persians – Aeschylus (4-24-08)
68.    The Choephori(The Libation Bearers)- Aeschylus(4-27-08)
69.    The Eumenides –  Aeschylus (4-30-08)
70.    Ajax – Sophocles (4-30-08)
71.    Philoctetes – Sophocles (4-30-08)
72.    Oedipus Rex – Sophocles (5-3-08)
73.    American Creation – Joseph Ellis (5-11-08)
74.    Antigone – Sophocles (5-18-08)
75.    The River of Doubt – Candice Millard (5-22-08)
76.    All the Pretty Horses – Cormac McCarthy (5-31-08)
77.     Mudbound – Hilary Jordan (6-5-08)
78.    The Crossing — Cormac McCarthy (6-24-08)
79.    Four Hats in the Ring – Lewis Gould (6-24-08)
80.    Me of Little Faith – Lewis Black (7-3-08)
81.    Zeus:A Journey Through Greece in the Footsteps of a God – Tom Stone (7-14-08)
82.    How to Survive a Robot Uprising – Daniel H. Wilson (7-25-08)
83.    Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy (8-2-08
84.    The Cruelest Miles – Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury (8-15-08)
85.    Inverted World – Christopher Priest (8-23-08)
86.    Whale Hunt – Nelson Cole Haley (8-24-08)
87.    A Thousand Splendid Suns — Khaled Hosseini  (9-15-08)
88.    A Crack in the Edge of the World – Simon Winchester (10-17-08)
89.    In Patagonia – Bruce Chatwin (11-29-08)
90.    Just After Sunset – Stephen King (12-17-08)
91.    Pyramids – Terry Pratchett (12-18-08)
92.    The Road – Cormac McCarthy (12-26-08)

READ 2009

93.    Noah’s Flood – William Ryan & Walter Pitman (1-31-09)
94.    The Bizarro Starter Kit – D. Harlan Wilson, et al  (2-7-09)
95.    Courtesans & Fishcakes – James Davidson (2-10-09)
96.    Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder – Lawrence Weschler (2-28-09)
97.    Under the Banner of Heaven – Jon Krakauer (3-17-09)
98.    Hellenica PT II – Xenophon (3-23-09)
99.    Book Finds – Ian Ellis (3-28-09)
100.    The Story of Edgar Sawtelle – David Wroblewski (4-12-09)
101.    The Honey and the Hemlock: Democracy and Paranoia in Ancient Athens and Modern America – Eli Sagan (4-14-09)
102.    Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History – David Christian (4-17-09)
103.    Child of God – Cormac McCarthy (4-23-09)
104.    Snow Crash – Neil Stephenson (4-26-09)
105.    Suttree – Cormac McCarthy (5-09-09)
106.    Eleven Minutes – Paulo Coelho (5-12-09)
107.    No Country for Old Men — Cormac McCarthy (5-24-09)
108.    My Name is Red – Orhan Pamuk (6-1-09)
109.    The Illustrated A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking (6-3-09)
110.    The Fuck-Up – Arthur Nersesian (6-24-09)
111.    Outer Dark – Cormac McCarthy (6-26-09)
112.    The Devil in Dover – Lauri Lebo (6-27-09)
113.    The Garden of Last Days – Andre Dubus III (6-28-09)
114.    America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink – Kenneth Stampp (7-16-09)
115.    The Orchard Keeper – Cormac McCarthy (7-24-09)
116.    Dead Until Dark – Charlaine Harris (8-9-09)
117.    Too Loud a Solitude – Bohumil Hrabal (8-15-09)
118.    Acharnians – Aristophanes (8-24-09)
119.    The Beautiful Cigar Girl –Daniel Stashower (9-2-09)
120.    Wildebeest in a Rainstorm – Jon Bowermaster (9-3-09)
121.    The Long Fuse – Dan Cook (9-6-09
122.    The Secret History – Donna Tartt (9-26-09)
123.    Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore — Bettany Hughes (10-17-09)
124.    Black Elk Speaks – John G. Neihardt & Black Elk (11-5-09)
125.    Europe Between the Oceans – Barry Cunliffe (12-6-09)
126.    Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino (12-10-09)
127.    Perfecting Sound Forever – Greg Milner (12-12-09)

READ 2010

128.    1960: LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon – David Pietrusza (1-2-10)
129.    The Year of the Flood – Margaret Atwood (1-22-10)
130.    Phaedo – Plato (1-28-10)
131.    The Athenian Constitution – Aristotle (2-10-10)
132.    Folk Photography – Luc Sante (2-11-10)
133.    The Great Comeback – Gary Ecelbarger (2-13-10)
134.    The Lost City of Z – David Grann (2-16-10)
135.    Going Native – Stephen Wright (2-28-10)
136.    Strange Days Indeed: The Golden Age of Paranoia – Francis Wheen (3-25-10)
137.    The War That Killed Achilles – Caroline Alexander (3-27-10)
138.    The Ancestor’s Tale – Richard Dawkins (3-29-10)
139.    The Iliad – Homer, Lattimore verse translation [re-read, alt. translation] (4-2-10)
140.    A Companion to the Iliad – Malcolm Willcock (4-2-10)
141.    Tutankhamun: His Tomb And Its Treasures – Edwards (4-12-10)
142.    The Penelopiad – Margaret Atwood (4-18-10)
143.    War With The Newts – Karel Capek (5-8-10)
144.    The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley 5000-3500 BC – edited by David W. Anthony, Jennifer Y. Chi (5-13-10)
145.    The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography – Simon Singh (5-14-10)
146.    From Egypt to Babylon: The International Age 1550-500BC — Paul Collins (5-27-10)
147.    1492: The Year the World Began – Felipe Fernandez-Armesto (5-28-10)
148.    Presidential Confidential – John Boertlein (6-19-10)
149.    Cleopatra: A Biography – Duane W. Roller  (7-13-10)
150.    Tours of the Black Clock – Steve Erickson (7-15-10)
152.    Duma Key – Stephen King (8-4-10)
153.    People of the Book – Geraldine Brooks (8-6-10)
154.    The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War – Donald Kagan (8-9-10)
155.    Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times – Thomas R. Martin (8-28-10)
156.    The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009 – Dave Eggers, ed. (9-18-10)
157.    The Plot to Seize the White House – Jules Archer (9-19-10)
158.    The Six Wives of Henry the VIII – Alison Weir (10-19-10)
159.    Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer – James L. Swanson (10-22-10)
160.    Dracula’s Guest: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories – Michael Sims, ed.  (10-23-10)
161.    A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt – Robert Earl Hardy (11-7-10)
162.    The Third Policeman – Flann O’Brien (11-14-10)
163.    Lords of the Sea:The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy – John R. Hale (12-12-10)
164.    Camp Concentration — Thomas M. Disch (12-17-10)
165.    Searoad: Chronicles of Klatsand – Ursula K. LeGuin (12-31-10)

READ 2011

166.    Thucydides: The Reinvention of History – Donald Kagan (1-12-11)
167.    The Tarim Mummies – J.P. Mallory & Victor H. Mair (2-10-11)
168.    The Greeks – H.D.F. Kitto (2-19-11)
169.    169.    The Reserve – Russell Banks (?)
170.    Pattern Recognition – William Gibson (3-07-11)
171.    City of Thieves – David Benioff (3-18-11
172.    The Kennedy Legacy: Jack, Bobby and Ted and a Family Dream Fulfilled  —  Vincent Bzdek (4-16-11)
173.    From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods – Martha Howell & Walter Prevenier (4-22-11)
174.    Life – Keith Richards (4-29-11)
175.    Sitting Bull: Prisoner of War – Dennis C. Pope (4-30-11)
176.    Alexander the Great —  Paul Cartledge (5-18-11)
177.    Lapham’s Quarterly: Spring 2011 – Lewis Lapham (5-21-11, book club selection)
178.    The Horse, The Wheel, and Language – David Anthony (5-25-11)
179.    Return to Nisa – Marjorie Shostak (5-28-11)
180.    Nightmare Alley – William Lindsay Gresham (7-25-11)
181.    The Snakebite Survivors Club: Travels Among Serpents – Jeremy Seal (7-28-11)
182.    1861: The Civil War Awakening – Adam Goodheart (9-10-11)
183.    Lincoln: President-Elect – Harold Holzer (9-14-11)
184.    The Sisters Brothers—Patrick DeWitt (9-17-11)
185.    Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy – Caroline Kennedy & Michael Beschloss (10-3-11)


186.    An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963 – Robert Dallek (10-5-11)
187.    House Arrest – Ellen Meeropol (10-19-11)
188.    Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War  – Karl Marlantes (10-31-11)
189.    A War Like No Other – Victor Davis Hanson (11-1-11)
190.    The Slynx – Tatyana Tostaya (12-10-11)
191.    The Greco-Persian Wars – Peter Green (12-18-11)
192.    Great Harry: The Extravagant Life of Henry VIII – Carrolly Erickson (12-31-11)

READ 2012

193.    The End of Manners – Francesca Marciano (1-27-12)
194.    Life in Year One – Scott Korb (1-28-12)
195.    A Canticle For Leibowitz – Walter M. Miller, Jr. (2-10-12)
196.    Scorpions – Noah Feldman (2-13-12)
197.    The Disappearing Spoon – Sam Kean (3-3-12)
198.    Catapult – Jim Paul (3-30-12)
199.    Rubicon – Tom Holland (3-21-12)
200.    The Limits of Power – Andrew J. Bacevich (4-7-12)
201.    Swords Against the Senate – Erik Hildinger (4-19-12)
202.    Shiloh: And the Western Campaign of 1862 – O. Edward Cunningham (5-3-12)
203.    War Fever – J.G. Ballard (5-17-12)
204.    The Passage of Power – Robert A. Caro (6-11-12)
205.    The Three Christs of Ypsilanti – Milton Rokeach (6-24-12)
206.    Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music – The Definitive Life – Tim Riley (7-15-12)
207.    Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam – The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War – James M. McPherson (8-3-12)
208.    Prisoner’s Dilemma – William Poundstone (8-10-12)
209.    Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami (8-27-12)
210.    1948: Harry Truman’s Improbable Victory and the Year That Transformed America – David Pietrusza (9-2-12)
211.    Public Enemies – Bryan Burrough (9-9-12)
212.    To End All Wars – Adam Hochschild (9-25-12)
213.    The Given Day — Dennis Lehane (10-8-12)
214.    Indigo – Catherine McKinley (10-9-12)
215.    Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue – Paul Bowles (10-26-12)
216.    Norwegian Wood — Haruki Murakami (11-3-12)
217.    Europe’s Last Summer – David Fromkin (11-10-12)
218.    Plows, Plagues & Petroleum – William F. Ruddiman (11-11-12)
219.    Red Sorghum – Mo Yan (11-15-12)
220.    The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde (11-16-12)
221.    This is How You Lose Her – Junot Diaz (11-20-12)
222.    Flight Behavior – Barbara Kingsolver (12-4-12)

READ 2013

223.    Reservation Blues – Sherman Alexie (1-4-13)
224.    1Q84 – Haruki Murakami (1-25-13)
225.    Why Does the World Exist – Jim Holt (2-23-13)
226.    Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons – John Carter (3-1-13)
227.    Cold Skin – Albert Sanchez Pinol (3-14-13)
228.    Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy – Ted Widmer, ed. (3-19-13)
229.    Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas — Nicholas Pileggi (4-5-13)
230.    Gettysburg — Stephen W. Sears (4-7-13)
231.    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami (4-13-13)
232.    The Housekeeper and the Professor – Yoko Ogawa (4-19-13)
233.    Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power – Jon Meacham (4-20-13)
234.    Revenge – Yoko Ogawa (4-22-13)
The Most Glorious Fourth: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4, 1863 — Duane Schultz (5-15-13)
236.    To Have and Have Not  — Ernest Hemingway (5-15-13)
237.     Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow (5-23-13)
238. Independence – John Ferling (6-4-13)
239.    Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why — Laurence Gonzales (6-8-13)
240.    The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (6-11-13)
241.    The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World — Sean Carroll (7-9-13)
242.    Civilwarland in Bad Decline – George Saunders (7-22)
243.    All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque (7-25)
244.    America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation – David Goldfield (7-26)
245.    After Dark – Haruki Murakami (8-2)
246.    Zealot – Reza Aslan (8-26-13)
247.    1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created – Charles Mann (8-31-13)
248.    The Age of Everything: How Science Explores the Past – Matthew Hedman (9-14-13)
249.    A Black Hole is Not a Hole – Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano (9-18-13)
250.     Death in the Afternoon – Ernest Hemingway (10-10-13)
251.    The Horrid Pit: The Battle of the Crater, the Civil War’s Cruelest Mission – Alan Axelrod (10-14-13)
252.    Shot All to Hell – Mark Lee Gardner (10-26-13)
253. Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright – Steven Millhauser (11-07-13)
254.The Bones of the Earth – Howard Mansfield (11-17-13)
255.    Burial Rites – Hannah Kent (11-20-13)
256.    Sartoris – William Faulkner (12-6-13)
257.    The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: A Social History of the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded – Robert Hornick (12-17-13)

READ 2014

258.    The Penultimate Truth – Philip K. Dick (1-6-14)
259.    The Civil War in Color – John C. Guntzelman (1-8-14)
260.    The Sound and the Fury – William Faulkner [re-read] (1-9-14)
261.    The Elephant Vanishes – Haruki Murakami (1-15-14)
262.    The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe – Michael D. Gordin (2-2-14)
263.    Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner – William Faulkner (2-28-14)
264.    Kraken – China Mieville (3-22-14)
265.    In the Presence of Mine Enemies: war in the Heart of America, 1859-1863 – Edward L. Ayers (4-14-14)
266.    The Wild Sheep Chase – Haruki Murakami (4-27-14)
267.    Taken At The Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece – Robin Waterfield (5-3-14)
268.    Dividing the Spoils: The War For Alexander the Great’s Empire – Robin Waterfield (5-14-14)
269.    Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World – Haruki Murakami (5-26-14)
270.    When the Devil Comes Down to Dixie: Ben Butler in New Orleans – Chester Hearn (5-28-14)
271.    Ghosts on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire – James Romm (5-31-14)
272.    The Diving Pool: Three Novellas – Yoko Ogawa (6-1-14)
273.    Envy of the Gods: Alexander the Great’s Ill-Fated Journey Across Asia – John Prevas (6-6-14)
274.    One Summer: America 1927 – Bill Bryson (6-24-14)
275.    From Democrats to Kings: The Brutal Dawn of a New World from the Downfall of Athens to the Rose of Alexander the Great – Michael Scott (7-4-14)
276.    Butch Cassidy: Beyond the Grave — W.C. Jameson (7-11-14)
277.    Green Hills of Africa – Ernest Hemingway (7-29-14)
278.    Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War – Amanda Vaill (8-2-14)
279.    The Kept – James Scott (9-1-14)
280.    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami (9-11-14)
281.    Pilgrim’s Wilderness – Tom Kizzia (9-28-14)
282.    Warpaths: Invasions of North America – Ian K. Steele (10-29-14)
283.    The Tenth Man – Graham Greene (10-29-14)
284.    1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History – Charles Bracelin Flood (11-2-14)
285.    By the Spear: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Rise and Fall of the Macedonian Empire – Ian Worthington (11-9-14)
286.    Dance Dance Dance – Haruki Murakami (12-2-14)
287.    The Unknown Terrorist – Richard Flanagan  (12-15-14)
288.    The Strange Library — Haruki Murakami (12-28-14)
289.    Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement — Ousmane K. Power-Greene (12-30-14)

READ 2015

290.    The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan (1-11-15)
291.    River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre in the American Civil War – Andrew Ward (1-21-15)
292.    North Korea: State of Paranoia — Paul French (1-29-15)

293. Dominion of Memories: Jefferson, Madison & the Decline of Virginia — Susan Dunn (2-7-15)

294. Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad — Eric Foner (2-27-15)

295. Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 – Christopher Clark (3-11-15)

296. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania — Erik Larson (3-25-15)

297. 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed — Eric H. Cline (4-3-15)

298. Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital — by Nelson Lankford (4-15-15)

299.The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War 1890-1914 — Barbara Tuchman (4-26-15)

300. The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason — Charles Freeman (5-5-15)

301. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman – Haruki Murakami (5-11-15)

302. Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species — J.A. Mills (5-21-15)

303. Sputnik Sweetheart — – Haruki Murakami (5-21-15)

304. Our Man in Charleston — Christopher Dickey (5-31-15)

305. Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War — Joseph Wheelan (7-5-15)

306. The Killer Angels – Michael Shaara (7-5-15)

307. Death of a River Guide – Richard Flanagan (7-7-15)

308. All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr (7-12-15)

309. Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War – Elizabeth R. Varon (7-19-15)
310. Vanished Ocean: How Tethys Reshaped the World – Dorrik Stow (7-29-15)

311.Shosha – Isaac Bashevis Singer (8-29-15)

312.After the Quake – Haruki Murakami (8-31-15)

313. A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks (9-5-15)

314. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies – Alan Taylor (9-12-15)

315. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan – Rick Perlstein (9-27-15)

316. Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War – Charles Bracelen Flood (9-27-15)

317.About Grace – Anthony Doerr (10-29-15)

318.Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman – Greg Grandin (10-31-15)

319. Hear the Wind Sing – Haruki Murakami (11-2-15)

320. Pinball, 1973 – Haruki Murakami (11-24-15)

321.Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad — Martin W. Sandler (11-29-15)

322.Welcome to Braggsville — T. Geronimo Johnson (12-9-15)

323. Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country — Andrew J. Bacevich (12-16-15)

324. South of the Border, West of the Sun – Haruki Murakami (12-18-15)

325. Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir – John Paul Stevens (12-27-15)

326. Empire of Cotton: A Global History — Sven Beckert (12-30-15)

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327. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War — Drew Gilpin Faust (1-24-16)

328. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and the War in Virginia 1772-1832 – Alan Taylor (1-31-16)

329. King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terrorism and Heroism in Colonial Africa — Adam Hochschild (2-20-16)

330. Hornswogglers, Fourflushers & Snake-Oil Salesmen: True Tales of the Old West’s Sleaziest Swindlers — Matthew P. Mayo (2-29-16)

331. An Ape’s View Of Human Evolution — Peter Andrews (3-17-16)

332. Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World – Tim Whitmarsh (3-27-16)

333. Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder — Jack McLaughlin (4-18-16)

334. On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads – Tim Cope (5-3-16)

335. 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents — David Pietrusza (5-30-16)

336. New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America – by Wendy Warren (6-15-16)

337. The Orlando, Florida, Civil Rights Movement: A Case Study in Cooperation and Communication, 1951-1971 – Fred Altenese (6-16-16)

338. Tara Revisited: Women, War & The Plantation Legend — Catherine Clinton (7-14-16)

339. The Great Siege of Malta: The Epic Battle between the Ottoman Empire and the Knights of St. John — Bruce Ware Allen (8-27-16)

340.The State of Jones – Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer (8-31-16)

341. The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton — William E. Leuchtenburg (10-10-16

342.American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804 — Alan Taylor (10-29-16)

343. The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History – Paul Andrew Hutton (11-20-16)

344. Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up with the Country — Mardo Williams (12-12-16)

345. Rain: A Natural and Cultural History – Cynthia Barnett (12-14-16)

346. Civil War Poetry: An Anthology — edited by Paul Negri (12-28-16)

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347.The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire — Stephen Kinzer (1-6-17)

348. Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth – Holger Hoock (1-31-17)

349. The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation — Daina Ramey Berry (2-10-17)

350. Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy — David O. Stewart (2-18-17)

351. Worst. President. Ever.: James Buchanan, the POTUS Rating Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents — Robert Strauss (2-28-17)

352. Atlas of Slavery – James Walvin (03-6-17)

 

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