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  • What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (February 2015)

    Posted by Jonathan on March 10th, 2015 (All posts by )

    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.)

    Your book and non-book Amazon purchases help to support this blog via the Amazon Associates affiliate program. Chicago Boyz earns a percentage on all of your Amazon purchases as long as you enter the Amazon site via the Amazon links on this blog (including the Amazon banner in the blog header, the link above the Amazon banner and any Amazon links on this blog for products other than the ones you are buying).


    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


    One Response to “What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (February 2015)”

    1. Jason In LA Says:

      The Bureau of Substandards Annual Report…..Looks funny, I may have to check that out.