Reading

201 books.

2017

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance; 272 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 3 months

2016

  • The Long Cosmos (The Long Earth, #5) by Terry Pratchett; 377 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 4 months
  • The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn, #6) by Brandon Sanderson; 336 pages; ★ ★ ; 5 months
  • Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby; 416 pages; ★ ★ ; 6 months
  • The Man From Bejing by Henning Mankell; ★ ★ ★ ; 6 months
  • The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger; 248 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 6 months
  • Just Kids by Patti Smith; 304 pages; ★ ★ ; 7 months
  • Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1) by Robin Sloan; 288 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 8 months
  • The Rise and Fall of Alexandria: Birthplace of the Modern Mind by Justin Pollard; 352 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 8 months
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs; 352 pages; ★ ★ ; 8 months
  • TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris J. Anderson; 288 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 8 months
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett; 331 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • Hacking: The Art of Exploitation by Jon Erickson; 241 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • Ryokan: Japan's Finest Spas and Inns by Akihiko Seki; 208 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana; 208 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • Genocidal Organ by Project Itoh; 297 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • Food Rules: An Eater's Manual by Michael Pollan; 140 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • The Temporal Void by Peter F. Hamilton; 746 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 9 months
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis; 320 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) by N.K. Jemisin; 449 pages; ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • Antifrágil: Coisas que beneficiam da desordem by Nassim Nicholas Taleb; 558 pages; ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • The Dreaming Void by Peter F. Hamilton; 630 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami; 400 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • Against a Dark Background by Iain M. Banks; 480 pages; ★ ★ ; 10 months
  • Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis; 218 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 11 months
  • The Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones; 324 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 11 months
  • Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style by W. David Marx; 296 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 11 months
  • Gothic: The Evolution of a Dark Subculture by Emma Baxter-Wright, Hywel Livingstone, Chris Roberts; 224 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; 11 months
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown; 260 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; 11 months
  • Cyberia: Life in the Trenches of Cyberspace by Douglas Rushkoff; 272 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; March 28, 2016
  • The Martian by Andy Weir; 369 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 14, 2016
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens; 489 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 7, 2016
  • Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers by Leonard Koren; ★ ★ ★ ; February 7, 2016
  • Warheart (Sword of Truth, #15; Richard and Kahlan, #4) by Terry Goodkind; 464 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 6, 2016
  • Wabi-Sabi: Further Thoughts by Leonard Koren; 96 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 3, 2016
  • The Long Utopia (The Long Earth, #4) by Terry Pratchett; 448 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 3, 2016
  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka; 201 pages; ★ ★ ; January 11, 2016
  • No Picnic on Mount Kenya: A Daring Escape, A Perilous Climb by Felice Benuzzi; 248 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; January 8, 2016
  • Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman; 384 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; January 5, 2016

2015

  • The Fly Trap by Fredrik Sjöberg; 288 pages; ★ ★ ; December 23, 2015
  • The Man Who Japed by Philip K. Dick; 168 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 17, 2015
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull; 368 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 29, 2015
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel; 195 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 11, 2015
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone; 341 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 9, 2015
  • Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki; 240 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 2, 2015
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu; 273 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 1, 2015
  • Spook Country (Blue Ant, #2) by William Gibson; 371 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; June 1, 2015
  • The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli; 140 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; April 1, 2015
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee; 324 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 6, 2015
  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace; 1079 pages; ★ ★ ; February 4, 2015
  • Lock In by John Scalzi; 337 pages; ★ ★ ; January 1, 2015

2014

  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski; 709 pages; ★ ★ ; September 20, 2014
  • A Murder on the Appian Way (Roma Sub Rosa, #5) by Steven Saylor; 400 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 9, 2014
  • The Art of Unix Programming by Eric S. Raymond; 560 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; June 30, 2014
  • Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut; 304 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; June 16, 2014
  • The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson; 175 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; June 14, 2014
  • The Kingdom Beyond the Waves (Jackelian, #2) by Stephen Hunt; 506 pages; ★ ★ ; May 26, 2014
  • High Performance Browser Networking: What Every Web Developer Should Know about Networking and Web Performance by Ilya Grigorik; 404 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 5, 2014
  • The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement by David Graeber; 352 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; April 26, 2014
  • To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design by Henry Petroski; 251 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; April 19, 2014
  • S. by J.J. Abrams; 473 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 12, 2014
  • Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1) by Dan Simmons; 482 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 3, 2014
  • Handcrafted Modern: At Home with Mid-century Designers by Leslie Williamson; 224 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 14, 2014
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut; 215 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; January 23, 2014
  • The Grass Crown (Masters of Rome, #2) by Colleen McCullough; 1104 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; January 8, 2014

2013

  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline; 374 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; October 20, 2013
  • The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better by Richard G. Wilkinson; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 9, 2013
  • Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node by Mike Amundsen; 244 pages; ★ ★ ; August 4, 2013
  • The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith; 455 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 28, 2013
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman; 181 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 21, 2013
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand; 720 pages; ★ ★ ; July 18, 2013
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1) by Steven D. Levitt; 320 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; June 8, 2013
  • Lords and Lemurs: Mad Scientists, Kings With Spears, and the Survival of Diversity in Madagascar by Alison Jolly; 320 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; May 26, 2013
  • The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson; 499 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 8, 2013
  • Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk; 224 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 5, 2013
  • Foundation (Foundation, #1) by Isaac Asimov; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 3, 2013
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell; 304 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; May 2, 2013
  • Henry VIII: The King and His Court by Alison Weir; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 27, 2013
  • Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time by Mark Adams; 333 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; March 24, 2013
  • Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets by Jim Rogers; 272 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; March 10, 2013
  • Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward L. Glaeser; 352 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; March 7, 2013
  • Little Brother (Little Brother, #1) by Cory Doctorow; 382 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 26, 2013
  • The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy, #1) by N.K. Jemisin; 427 pages; ★ ★ ; February 21, 2013
  • A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, #14) by Robert Jordan; 909 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 9, 2013
  • Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy & the Birth of Democracy by John R. Hale; 432 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; January 23, 2013
  • Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indriðason; 280 pages; ★ ★ ; January 15, 2013
  • Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami; 296 pages; ★ ; January 1, 2013

2012

  • Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1) by China Miéville; 623 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; December 28, 2012
  • A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway; 181 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 28, 2012
  • Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson; 666 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 30, 2012
  • The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1) by Charles Stross; 345 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 2, 2012
  • Reamde by Neal Stephenson; 1044 pages; ★ ★ ; September 30, 2012
  • Dark Force Rising (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, #2) by Timothy Zahn; 440 pages; ★ ★ ; August 30, 2012
  • Heir to the Empire (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, #1) by Timothy Zahn; 404 pages; ★ ★ ; August 20, 2012
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman; 656 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 8, 2012
  • Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins; 392 pages; ★ ★ ; July 22, 2012
  • Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) by Suzanne Collins; 391 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 14, 2012
  • The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins; 374 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; July 9, 2012
  • Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe; 579 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; July 6, 2012
  • Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K. Dick; 204 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 12, 2012
  • The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1) by Colleen McCullough; 1076 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 1, 2012
  • God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales by Penn Jillette; 231 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; March 5, 2012
  • Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger; 373 pages; ★ ; March 1, 2012
  • The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann; 351 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 19, 2012
  • A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson; 397 pages; ★ ★ ; February 19, 2012
  • Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost; 239 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 11, 2012
  • Tequila Oil: Getting Lost in Mexico by Hugh Thomson; 224 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 7, 2012
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway; 471 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 6, 2012
  • Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell; 213 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 1, 2012

2011

  • Contact by Carl Sagan; 580 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; December 23, 2011
  • The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan; 457 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; December 6, 2011
  • The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3) by Dan Brown; 509 pages; ★ ★ ; November 22, 2011
  • The Forever War (The Forever War, #1) by Joe Haldeman; 278 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; November 19, 2011
  • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway; 93 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 15, 2011
  • Zero History (Blue Ant, #3) by William Gibson; 404 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; November 15, 2011
  • The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead by Max Brooks; 247 pages; ★ ★ ; November 8, 2011
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson; 656 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 4, 2011
  • Rework by Jason Fried; 279 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; October 10, 2011
  • Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastard, #2) by Scott Lynch; 558 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 9, 2011
  • Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson; 470 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 30, 2011
  • The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #1) by Robert Rankin; 373 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 18, 2011
  • The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices: How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives by Frank Moss; 254 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 13, 2011
  • The Courage of the Early Morning: A Biography of the Great Ace of World War I by William Arthur Bishop; 256 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 10, 2011
  • Why Does E=mc²? by Brian Cox; 264 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 5, 2011
  • The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt; 237 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 3, 2011
  • A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5) by George R.R. Martin; 1125 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 27, 2011
  • A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4) by George R.R. Martin; 976 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 11, 2011
  • A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) by George R.R. Martin; 1177 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 29, 2011
  • A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) by George R.R. Martin; 784 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 10, 2011
  • The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss; 396 pages; ★ ★ ; June 15, 2011
  • Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan, Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922 by Michael Crichton; 291 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; May 15, 2011
  • Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3) by James Clavell; 1152 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 11, 2011
  • Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently, #1) by Douglas Adams; ★ ★ ★ ; March 19, 2011
  • What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim: A Midlife Misadventure on Spain's Camino de Santiago by Jane Christmas; 288 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 9, 2011
  • Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert; 336 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 7, 2011
  • The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century by James Howard Kunstler; 336 pages; ★ ★ ; January 31, 2011

2010

  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius; 254 pages; ★ ★ ; December 22, 2010
  • AN Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming by Nigel Lawson; 144 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; December 4, 2010
  • Elantris (Elantris, #1) by Brandon Sanderson; 638 pages; ★ ★ ; November 25, 2010
  • Towers of Midnight (Wheel of Time #13) by Robert Jordan; 863 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 21, 2010
  • Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future by Robert Bryce; 416 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 12, 2010
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling; 734 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 26, 2010
  • At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror by H.P. Lovecraft; 192 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 6, 2010
  • Makers by Cory Doctorow; 416 pages; ★ ★ ; August 4, 2010
  • For the Win by Cory Doctorow; 477 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 18, 2010
  • Walking On Eggs: The Astonishing Discovery Of Thousands Of Dinosaur Eggs In The Badlands Of Patagonia by Luis M. Chiappe; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; June 24, 2010
  • Get Smarter: Life and Business Lessons by Seymour Schulich; ★ ★ ★ ; June 21, 2010
  • Shooting in the Wild: An Insider's Account of Making Movies in the Animal Kingdom by Chris Palmer; 222 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; June 14, 2010
  • Retromancer by Robert Rankin; 348 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; June 12, 2010
  • Calculating God by Robert J. Sawyer; 336 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; May 30, 2010
  • Theogony and Works and Days by Hesiod; 79 pages; ★ ★ ; May 28, 2010
  • The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal by Desmond Morris; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 27, 2010
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson; 465 pages; ★ ★ ; May 25, 2010
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller; 453 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; April 21, 2010
  • How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place by Bjorn Lomborg; 183 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; March 22, 2010
  • Schneier on Security by Bruce Schneier; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 9, 2010

2009

  • The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12) by Robert Jordan; 783 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; December 19, 2009
  • The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3) by Brandon Sanderson; 572 pages; ★ ★ ; November 13, 2009
  • The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2) by Brandon Sanderson; 590 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; November 8, 2009
  • The Difference Engine by William Gibson; 429 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 15, 2009
  • The Tricking of Freya: A Novel by Christina Sunley; 344 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 27, 2009
  • Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1) by Brandon Sanderson; 541 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 20, 2009
  • How to Live on Mars: A Trusty Guidebook to Surviving and Thriving on the Red Planet by Robert Zubrin; 224 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 17, 2009
  • The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry; 288 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 6, 2009
  • The Time Machine by H.G. Wells; 118 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; September 1, 2009
  • Digital SLR Handbook by John Freeman; 256 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 21, 2009
  • Genesis by Bernard Beckett; 150 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 15, 2009
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1) by Scott Lynch; 500 pages; ★ ★ ; August 9, 2009
  • How to Get Rich by Felix Dennis; 352 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; July 26, 2009
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens; 505 pages; ★ ★ ; July 1, 2009
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy; 241 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 27, 2009
  • Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking by Charles Seife; 294 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; May 2, 2009
  • The Illiad by Homer; 150 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; April 16, 2009
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Extraordinary Voyages, #6) by Jules Verne; 394 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; March 23, 2009
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson; 204 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; March 14, 2009
  • Trial of Flowers (City #1) by Jay Lake; 263 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 11, 2009
  • Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner; 339 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ; February 7, 2009
  • Escapement (Clockwork Earth #2) by Jay Lake; 384 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; February 3, 2009
  • Lord of Emperors (The Sarantine Mosaic #2) by Guy Gavriel Kay; 448 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; January 26, 2009
  • Knife of Dreams (Wheel of Time, #11) by Robert Jordan; 860 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; January 11, 2009

2008

  • The January Dancer (January Dancer, #1) by Michael Flynn; 350 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; December 30, 2008
  • World Without End (Moontide and Magic Rise, #1) by Sean Russell; 606 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; December 17, 2008
  • A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin; 835 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; December 8, 2008
  • The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick; ★ ★ ★ ; November 25, 2008
  • A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick; 219 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 20, 2008
  • What Is Life?: Investigating the Nature of Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Ed Regis; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; November 10, 2008
  • The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology by Ray Kurzweil; 652 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 30, 2008
  • Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic, #1) by Guy Gavriel Kay; 448 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; October 16, 2008
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People for Girls by Dale Carnegie; 93 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; October 9, 2008
  • Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks; 400 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; October 3, 2008
  • Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin; 237 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 28, 2008
  • Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors by Nicholas Wade; 314 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 22, 2008
  • The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder by Vincent Bugliosi; 352 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; September 12, 2008
  • Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky; 336 pages; ★ ★ ; September 3, 2008
  • JPod by Douglas Coupland; 464 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 31, 2008
  • Atomic Sushi by Simon May; 218 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 27, 2008
  • The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss; 464 pages; ★ ★ ★ ★ ; August 24, 2008
  • Dragons of the Dwarven Depths (Dragonlance: The Lost Chronicles, #1) by Margaret Weis; 594 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 16, 2008
  • The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton; 327 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; August 7, 2008
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas; 608 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 31, 2008
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel; 367 pages; ★ ★ ★ ; July 3, 2008