2008 Reading

December 2008

Reinventing Knowledge by Ian F. McNeely with Lisa Wolverton

Italy's Sorrow by James Holland

The Ruin of the Roman Empire by James J. O'Donnell

November 2008

The Whig World by Leslie Mitchell

Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription by William F. Buckley, Jr.

October 2008

Caucuses of 1860 by Murat Halstead

The Games Players by John Brooks

Politics: A Very Short Introduction by Kenneth Minogue

The Portland Beavers by Kip Carlson and Paul Andresen

Sea of Thunder by Evan Thomas

Total Access by Rich Eisen

The Friend of Madame Maigret by Georges Simenon

The Long Pursuit by Roy Morris, Jr.

September 2008

Don't Believe Everything You Think by Thomas Kida

The Ball is Round by David Goldblatt

Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven

The Glorious Burden by Stefan Lorant

The Bone Yard by "Don Pendleton"

August 2008

A Levant Journal by George Seferis

The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel

The End of the Alphabet by C. S. Richardson

A Splendid Exchange by William J. Bernstein

My Three Fathers by William S. Patten

Empires of the Sea by Roger Crowley

July 2008

Between the Woods and the Water by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Austerity Britain, 1945-1951 by David Kynaston

Modernism: The Lure of Heresy by Peter Gay

June 2008

Psychology: A Very Short Introduction by Gillian Butler and Freda McManus

A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Highway 61 Revisited by Mark Polizzotti

Armed Forces by Franklin Bruno

The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society by Andy Miller

May 2008

Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction by Kim Knott

Memoirs by David Rockefeller

April 2008

Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Ministry of Space by Warren Ellis, Chris Weston, and Laura Martin

Boogaloo by Arthur Kempton

March 2008

Cultural Amnesia by Clive James

Rat Scabies and the Holy Grail by Christopher Dawes

Strictly Right by Linda Bridges and John R. Coyne, Jr.

A Passage to England by Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece by Patrick Leigh Fermor

The Sushi Economy by Sasha Issenberg

The Angry Island by A. A. Gill

The Economics of World War II edited by Mark Harrison

February 2008

Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles

They Knew They Were Right by Jacob Heilbrunn

AA Gill Is Away by A. A. Gill

The Big Switch by Nicholas Carr

Hungry by Allen Zadoff

Talleyrand by Duff Cooper

Why We Read What We Read by Lisa Adams and John Heath

January 2008

The K Street Gang by Matthew Continetti

The Argument by Matt Bai

Dreaming in Code by Scott Rosenberg