What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (September 2014)

Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos ordered in August 2014 by Chicago Boyz readers via Amazon links on this blog. (A cumulative list of Chicago Boyz readers’ Amazon book purchases is here.)

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Amazon Instant Video
Havre de Grace

A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East

A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II

America 3.0: Rebooting American Prosperity in the 21st Century-Why America’s Greatest Days Are Yet to Come

An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths

Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

Holy Bible, King James Version

Mud, Blood and Poppycock: This Will Overturn Everything You Thought You Knew about Britain and The First World War (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

Nebraska (Second edition): A Guide to the Cornhusker State

Night of Thunder (Bob Lee Swagger Novels)

Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines

Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War

Sovereign (Matthew Shardlake Mysteries, No. 3)

Storm of Steel (Penguin Modern Classics)

The 47th Samurai

The Anglosphere Challenge: Why the English-Speaking Nations Will Lead the Way in the Twenty-First Century

The Blessing Cup (Paula Wiseman Books)

The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education from Itself

The Overthrow of Allende and the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976 (Pitt Latin American Studies)

The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

The World of Yesterday

Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity (Study Guide Edition)

Touching History: The Untold Story of the Drama That Unfolded in the Skies Over America on 9/11

Kindle eBooks
A Perfect Life: A Novel

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube (From the Hook of Holland to Constantinople Book 1)

A Vision So Noble: John Boyd, the OODA Loop, and America’s War on Terror

America 3.0: Rebooting American Prosperity in the 21st Century?Why America’s Greatest Days Are Yet to Come

Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World

Common SenseRecollections of a Rebel Surgeon, Annotated

Sharing Rachel (wife at the swingers club, cuckold wife, hot wife)

Thank You Notes Dating – Increase Your FUN with your wife or girlfriend for you both

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

Two Years Before the Mast – Full Version (Annotated and Illustrated) (Literary Classics Collection Book 93)

Wilderness Run: A Novel

Items with no orders
A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine

A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (Princeton Economic History of the Western World)

A Man in Full

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube (New York Review Books Classics)

After Tamerlane: The Rise and Fall of Global Empires, 1400-2000

Alas, Babylon

American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant

American Strategy in World War II: A Reconsideration

Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British Armys Art of Attack, 1916-18

Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates (New York Review Books Classics)

Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World

Britain and the Origins of the First World War: Second Edition

Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition


Copse 125: A Chronicle from the Trench Warfare of 1918

Cougar Attacks: Encounters of the Worst Kind

Defying Hitler: A Memoir

Delaney & Bonnie On Tour With Eric Clapton

Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition

Douglas Haig and the First World War (Cambridge Military Histories)

Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Generational Dynamics: Forecasting America’s Destiny

Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069

Give War a Chance: Eyewitness Accounts of Mankind’s Struggle Against Tyranny, Injustice, and Alcohol-Free Beer

Great War on the Western Front: A Short History

I Never Can Relax

In Tearing Haste: Letters between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor

Infantry Attacks

Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World

Kill Shot: An American Assassin Thriller (Mitch Rapp Book 2)

Kit Kat Minis, Crisp Wafers in Milk Chocolate, 11-Ounce Bags (Pack of 4)

Last of the Ebb: The Battle of the Aisne 1918

Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944

Leon Russell

Lightning Fall: A Novel of Disaster

Little Man, What Now

Lucifer’s Hammer

Menace in Europe: Why the Continent’s Crisis Is America’s, Too

Mohammed & Charlemagne Revisited: The History of a Controversy

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World’s Greatest Scientist

Nice Work (King Penguin)

On Artillery

Over Here: The First World War and American Society

Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines

Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War

Quest for Decisive Victory: From Stalemate to Blitzkrieg in Europe, 1899-1940

Resilience Engineering: Concepts And Precepts

SO FEW GOT THROUGH: Gordon Highlanders with the 51st Division From Normandy to the Baltic

Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory of John Boyd (Strategy and History)

Screw It, Let’s Do It: Lessons In Life (Quick Reads)

Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front 1914-15

Shanghai: The Architecture of China’s Great Urban Center

Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918



The 480

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One

The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest ‘Turnaround’ Nation Will Do It Again

The Art of Self-Adjusting

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: “On Robustness and Fragility” (Incerto)

The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts

The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology

The Eastern Front 1914-1917

The Empire Project

The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970

The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism Evolved Within Humans

The First World War

The First World War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The First World War: An Agrarian Interpretation

The German Way of War: From the Thirty Years’ War to the Third Reich (Modern War Studies)

The Jackals of Babylon

The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front & Emergence of Modern Warfare 1900-1918 (Pen & Sword Military Classics)

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover 1874 – 1920 Years Of Adventure

The Middle Parts of Fortune (Vintage Classics)

The Mountains Rise (Embers of Illeniel Book 1)

The Phoenix Land

The Radetzky March (Works of Joseph Roth)

The Union

The World Crisis, Vol. 1 (Winston Churchill’s World Crisis Collection)

The World of Yesterday

They Fought for the Sky: The Dramatic Story of the First War in the Air

They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45

Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

Time of Gifts (Transaction Large Print Books)

Twelve Days on the Somme: A Memoir of the Trenches November 1916

Twix Caramel Fun Size Candy, 11.4-Ounce Packages (Pack of 5)

Two Years Before the Mast

Two Years Before the Mast

World Trade Since 1431: Geography, Technology, and Capitalism

World War One: A Short History

World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

You Still Don’t Understand

Young Hamilton

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

3 thoughts on “What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (September 2014)”

  1. Very happy to see “A Time of Gifts” in the list. This book should be required reading for all travelers (armchair and otherwise), and those who want to get a glimpse of Europe before the utter destruction of WW II.

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