2004 Reading

December 2004

Collected Works, Volume XXVIII by G. K. Chesterton

Hackers & Painters by Paul Graham

The Age of Jackson by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

The Natural Superiority of Southern Politicians by David Leon Chandler

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

The Birth of Plenty by William J. Bernstein

Bull! by Maggie Mahar

The Pentagon's New Map by Thomas P. M. Barnett

Chronicles, Volume One by Bob Dylan

After the Empire by Emmanuel Todd

October 2004

Fooled by Randomness (2nd ed.) by Nassim Taleb

Garner of Texas: A Personal History by Bascom N. Timmons

William Rufus by Frank Barlow

Street Wars: Gangs and the Future of Violence by Tom Hayden

William the Conqueror by David C. Douglas

Amon: The Texan Who Played Cowboy for America by Jerry Flemmons

September 2004

Forgotten Fatherland by Ben Macintyre

Portraits of the Seventies by George W. E. Russell

Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate by Ernest L. Boyer

Politics in the Age of Fox, Pitt and Liverpool by John W. Derry

Salisbury: Victorian Titan by Andrew Roberts

The Peelites, 1846-1857 by Wilbur Devereux Jones and Arvel B. Erickson

The Great War of 189- by Philip Colomb, et al.

August 2004

Revolting Librarians Redux by Katia Roberto and Jessamyn West (eds.)

Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851 by Richard D. Altick

Revolting Librarians by Celeste West and Elizabeth Katz (eds.)

July 2004

The Age of Paradox: A Biography of England, 1841-1851 by John W. Dodds

Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly about Security in an Uncertain World by Bruce Schneier

The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy by David Cannadine

Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward

May 2004

Clear and Simple as the Truth: Writing Classic Prose by Francis-Noël Thomas and Mark Turner

Where I Was From by Joan Didion

Frozen Desire: The Meaning of Money by James Buchan

Bush at War by Bob Woodward

Does IT Matter? by Nicholas G. Carr

What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School by Mark H. McCormack

April 2004

A World Restored: Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace, 1812-1822 by Henry Kissinger

Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin

British Society since 1945 by Arthur Marwick

March 2004

Wallace by Marshall Frady

Hubert Humphrey by Carl Solberg

The Education of a Public Man by Hubert H. Humphrey

The Second Year of the Nixon Watch by John Osborne

The Earl of Louisiana by A. J. Liebling

February 2004

William McKinley by Kevin Phillips

The Republican Establishment by Stephen Hess and David S. Broder

The Center by Stewart Alsop

Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson

The Nixon Watch by John Osborne

The War That Never Was by Michael A. Palmer

The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam

The Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse

January 2004

Promise and Power: The Life and Times of Robert McNamara by Deborah Shapley

The Films of Leni Riefenstahl by David B. Hinton

Years of Decision: American Politics in the 1890s by R. Hal Williams

Influence by Robert B. Cialdini

Introducing Modernism by Chris Rodrigues and Chris Garratt

Supermoney by "Adam Smith"

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey