What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (February 2015)

Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos ordered in February 2015 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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21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era (21st Century Foundations)

Churchill: A Life

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

Kindle eBooks
18 Easy Laptop Repairs Worth $60,000 A Year!

A Year With The Church Fathers: Patristic Wisdom for Daily Living

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

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

Depopulation: An Investor’s Guide to Value in the Twenty-First Century

Lucifer’s Hammer

Patton’s Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team

Rockets and People – Volume I

Rockets and People – Volume II: Creating a Rocket Industry

Rockets and People – Volume III: Hot Days of the Cold War

Rockets and People – Volume IV: The Moon Race

That Hideous Strength: (Space Trilogy, Book Three) (The Space Trilogy 3)

The Bureau of Substandards Annual Report

The Thief Taker

Theirs Was the Kingdom (Swann Family Saga Book 2)

Items with no orders
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

.NET 2.0 Interoperability Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

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

A Man in Full

A Perfect Life: A Novel

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

A Town Like Alice (Vintage International)

Abigail Adams

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

Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history)

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

American Slavery, American Freedom

American Strategy in World War II: A Reconsideration

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

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution’s Greatest Puzzle

Bambi vs. Godzilla: On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business

Basic Benchwork (Workshop Practice Series, No 18) (Workshop Practice Series, No 18) (Workshop Practice Series, No 18)

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

Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (A Free Press Paperbacks Book)

Bitter Harvest: Zimbabwe and the Aftermath of its Independence

By Tom Holland In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire (Reprint)

Comanches: The History of a People

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

Cougar Attacks: Encounters of the Worst Kind

Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House

Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition

Dividing (Workshop Practice)

Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present

Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941-1945. Vol IV. Amphibian Engineer Operations.

Every Man Dies Alone

Experimenting with Babies: 50 Amazing Science Projects You Can Perform on Your Kid

Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made, 1861-1871

Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters

God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World

Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature

Hollywood vs. America: The Explosive Bestseller that Shows How-and Why-the Entertainment Industry Has Broken Faith With Its Audience

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It

How to Learn Any Language

How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times

Illinois, A Great Future

Infantry Attacks

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

Japan Through the Looking Glass

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

Leon Russell

Little Man, What Now

Lucifer’s Hammer

Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics

Meditation For Beginners: How to Meditate For Lifelong Peace, Focus and Happiness (Mindfulness, Meditation Techniques)

Men Against Fire: The Problem of Battle Command

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

Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle

Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue: How Politicians Caused the Financial Crisis and Why their Reforms Failed

On Artillery

Once an Eagle

Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers

Poorly Made in China: An Insider’s Account of the Tactics Behind China’s Production Game

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

Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China’s Extraordinary Rise

Red Tide

Response to Disaster: Fact Versus Fiction and Its Perpetuation

Rome and the Enemy: Imperial Strategy in the Principate

Screwcutting in the Lathe (Workshop Practice Series)

Second-Mile People (Isobel Kuhn)

Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy


Sonic Boom: Globalization at Mach Speed

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

Sword & Citadel: The Second Half of ‘The Book of the New Sun’: The Second Half of the Book of the New Sun

Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb

The Anabasis of Cyrus

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

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

The Anubis Gates (Ace Science Fiction)

The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution

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

The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

The Causes of War

The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787

The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra Book)

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

The Evolution of Cooperation: Revised Edition

The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization

The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Barbarians

The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

The Frontier in American History

The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently…and

The Idea of Greater Britain: Empire and the Future of World Order, 1860-1900

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

The John Boyd Roundtable: Debating Science, Strategy, and War

The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

The Landmark Thucydides

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language (P.S.)

The Legacy of Lever Guns: A Complete Reference for Loading and Shooting Lever Actions

The Life of Thomas More

The Middle Parts of Fortune (Vintage Classics)

The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the First Year

The Pattern of the Chinese Past

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Seven Deadly Virtues: 18 Conservative Writers on Why the Virtuous Life is Funny as Hell

The Shipkiller: A Novel

The Wars for Asia, 1911-1949

The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889

The Year of The French

The cruel coast

This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

To the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat Commander

Treasure Planet (Man-Kzin Wars Series offshoot Book 2)

True Crime: The Novel


When Globalization Fails: The Rise and Fall of Pax Americana

William the Silent

Words And Rules: The Ingredients Of Language (Science Masters Series)

unSafe by Design: Forensic Firearms Investigations

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