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  • What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (April and May 2015)

    Posted by Jonathan on June 4th, 2015 (All posts by )

    Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos that Chicago Boyz readers viewed and/or ordered in April and May 2015 via Amazon links on this blog. Despite some overlap between April and May there are many interesting book references here. (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 program. Chicago Boyz earns a percentage on all of your Amazon purchases as long as you get to the Amazon site by clicking on Amazon links on this blog (including the Amazon banner in the blog header, the link above the Amazon banner, and even Amazon links on Chicago Boyz for products other than the ones that you want to buy).

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    April Orders Report
    An Uncanny Era: Conversations between Václav Havel and Adam Michnik

    How to Learn Any Language

    Pilgrim’s Progress

    Ronald Reagan: The Power of Conviction and the Success of His Presidency

    The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan: A History of the End of the Cold War

    The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution (Politics and Culture)

    Munich (Widescreen Edition)

    Angles of Attack (Frontlines Book 3)

    Here Comes Earth: Emergence

    Moltke on the Art of War: Selected Writings

    The Frozen Sky: The Novel

    The Green Gauntlet (A Horseman Riding By Book 3)

    The Man Who Ended the World

    The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

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

    A History of Strategy: From Sun Tzu to William S. Lind

    A Man in Full

    A Perfect Life: A Novel

    A Terrorist’s Call to Global Jihad: Deciphering Abu Musab al-Suri’s Islamic Jihad Manifesto

    A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: from the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

    A Town Like Alice (Vintage International)

    Adelsverein – The Sowing

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

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

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

    American Slavery, American Freedom

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

    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)

    Apocalypse in Islam

    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)

    Beyond Forecasting: Creating New Strategic Narratives – Journal Article

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

    Bowie: A Biography

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

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Churchill: A Life

    Churchill: A Study in Failure 1900-1939

    Comanches: The History of a People

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

    Coolidge

    Cougar Attacks: Encounters of the Worst Kind

    Daemon

    Dancing with the Devil: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes

    Danger Close, Second Edition

    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

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

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

    Erich Maria Remarque: The Last Romantic

    Every Man Dies Alone

    FMR America July 1984 No. 2 First Year (Ca’ d’Oro, Beatus of Liebana, The Vittoriale, Romaine Brooks)

    Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond

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

    Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth

    Freedom (TM)

    Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

    Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

    Generational Dynamics: Forecasting America’s Destiny

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

    Give Us This Day

    Give Us This Day (God Is an Englishman)

    God Is An Englishman

    God Is an Englishman

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

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

    Holiest Wars: Islamic Mahdis, Their Jihads, and Osama bin Laden

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

    I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford

    ISIS: The State of Terror

    Infantry Attacks

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

    Lincoln’s Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton (Civil War America)

    Lone Star Sons: Being The Entertaining and Mostly If not Always True Adventures of Texas Ranger Jim Reade and his Blood Brother Delaware Scout Toby Shaw in the Time of the Republic of Texas

    Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

    Lucifer’s Hammer

    MacArthur’s Amphibious Navy: Seventh Amphibious Force Operations, 1943-1945

    Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics

    Men Against Fire: The Problem of Battle Command

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

    Mexican Cooking

    Mohammed & Charlemagne Revisited: The History of a Controversy

    My Forty Years with Ford (Great Lakes Books Series)

    Netatmo Weather Station for Smartphone

    Nice Work (King Penguin)

    Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue

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

    On Artillery

    On China

    On War, Indexed Edition

    Once an Eagle

    Oster A5 Turbo 2-Speed Professional Animal Clipper

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

    Parallel Motion: A Biography of Nevil Shute Norway

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

    Post of Honour (A Horseman Riding By Book 2)

    Response to Disaster: Fact Versus Fiction and Its Perpetuation

    Rockets and People – Volume I

    Rockets and People Volume I

    Romans and Aliens

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

    Second-Mile People (Isobel Kuhn)

    St. Louis Then and Now (Then & Now)

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

    Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb

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

    The 480

    The Afghan Campaign: A Novel

    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 Art of War (History and Warfare)

    The Bell Jar

    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

    The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Brother’s Karamazov (The Unabridged Garnett Translation)

    The Bureau of Substandards Annual Report

    The Changing Face of War: Lessons of Combat, from the Marne to Iraq

    The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot

    The Crowd, The Critic, and the Muse: A Book for Creators

    The Death of the Author (The Contemporary Art of the Novella)

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

    The End Is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure

    The Essence of Scenarios: Learning from the Shell Experience

    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 Generation of 1914

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

    The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

    The Jet Race and the Second World War

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

    The Landmark Thucydides

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

    The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940

    The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life

    The Life of Thomas More

    The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 911

    The Name of the Rose: including the Author’s Postscript

    The New World of the Gothic Fox: Culture and Economy in English and Spanish America

    The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm

    The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force, and Society since A.D. 1000

    The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class

    The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class

    The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France

    The Seduction of the Spirit: The Use and Misuse of People’s Religion

    The Testing of Luther Albright

    The Thief Taker

    The Transatlantic Persuasion: The Liberal-Democratic Mind in the Age of Gladstone

    The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

    The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan

    The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889

    The Year of the French

    The Year of the French (New York Review Books Classics)

    The cruel coast

    Theirs Was the Kingdom

    Theirs Was the Kingdom

    Theirs Was the Kingdom (Swann Family Saga Book 2)

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

    Threats in the Age of Obama

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

    Travels With Zenobia: Paris to Albania by Model T Ford: A Journal

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

    Two Years Before the Mast

    Ubik

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

    Victory in the Pacific, 1945: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 14 (History of the United States Naval Operations in World War II)

    When Globalization Fails: The Rise and Fall of Pax Americana

    Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism

    William the Silent

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

    World Order

    Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism

    unSafe by Design: Forensic Firearms Investigations

    May Orders Report
    American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence

    And the Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

    Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith

    Dragonfly In Amber (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Outlander)

    Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment

    Fodor’s Greece: with Great Cruises & the Best Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)

    No Picnic on Mount Kenya: A Daring Escape, A Perilous Climb

    The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don’ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life

    The Essential Hal Clement Volume 1: Trio for Slide Rule & Typewriter

    The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech

    The Year of The French

    The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet

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

    Breakfast with the Dirt Cult

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

    EMP: Equipping Modern Patriots: The Aftermath

    The NEW Kindle Fire HD 6 & 7 User Guide: Beginner to Expert in 1 Houright for One Billion Consumers

    The Space Trilogy

    With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

    how nature works: the science of self-organized criticality

    Very Best of Dwight Yoakam

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

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

    Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

    Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance (revised edition)

    Churchill: A Life

    Comanches: The History of a People

    Defying Hitler: A Memoir

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

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

    From the Shadows: The Ultimate Insider’s Story of Five Presidents and How They Won the Cold War

    Generational Dynamics: Forecasting America’s Destiny

    Give Us This Day

    God Is an Englishman

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

    Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

    Holiest Wars: Islamic Mahdis, Their Jihads, and Osama bin Laden

    Infantry Attacks

    MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

    Mexican Cooking

    Modern Classics Storm of Steele (Penguin Modern Classics)

    Mohammed & Charlemagne Revisited: The History of a Controversy

    My Forty Years with Ford (Great Lakes Books Series)

    No Picnic on Mount Kenya: A Daring Escape, A Perilous Climb

    People on Sunday (The Criterion Collection)

    Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1)

    Response to Disaster: Fact Versus Fiction and Its Perpetuation

    Snake

    Stealing You Blind: How Government Fat Cats Are Getting Rich Off of You

    Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Dover Thrift Editions)

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

    The Age of Longing

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

    The Anubis Gates (Ace Science Fiction)

    The Brother’s Karamazov (The Unabridged Garnett Translation)

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

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

    The Making of the Modern World: Visions from the West and East

    The Middle Parts of Fortune (Vintage Classics)

    The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History (Bollingen Series (General))

    The Wisdom of Crowds

    The Year of the French

    To War with Whitaker: Wartime Diaries of the Countess of Ranfurly, 1939-45

    True Crime: The Novel