What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (October 2015)

Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos that Chicago Boyz readers viewed and/or ordered in October 2015 via Amazon links on this blog. (A cumulative list of Chicago Boyz readers’ Amazon purchases is here.)

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Items with orders

Amazon Instant Video
Arrow: Season 4

Grimm, Season 5

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3

The Big Bang Theory: Season 9

The Vampire Diaries Season 7

A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine

Anno Dracula

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

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

Helmet for My Pillow

How to Read and Why

Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life

Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic Treasure Hunting & Decorating Guide

Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic Treasure Hunting and Decorating Guide

Radical Son: A Journey Through Our Times from Left to Right

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

Seize the Fire : Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar

Shakespeare After All

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

The Plain Style: Protestant Theology in the History of Design

The Sword of Honour Trilogy: Men at Arms, Officers and Gentlemen & Unconditional Surrender

The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

A Room with a View [Blu-ray]

Escape From Sobibor

Our Own

Silent Mountain

Kindle eBooks
A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great


Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe

Blood Rites (The Dresden Files, Book 6)

Chicken Feet and the Firebird (Alexi’s Tale Book 3)

Climate Change: The Facts

Cold Days (The Dresden Files, Book 14)

D.O.A. II – Extreme Horror Collection

Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa

Dead Sea

Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, Book 2)

Fury (Frank Corso Book 1)

Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, Book 13)

Goblin Precinct (Dragon Precinct Book 3)

Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, Book 3)

Gryphon Precinct (Dragon Precinct)

Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot

Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari’a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World

History of the Roman Empire 27 BC – 180 AD (Illustrated)

In Extremis: The Most Extreme Short Stories of John Shirley

Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change

Nightmare At 20,000 Feet: Horror Stories By Richard Matheson

Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice

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

Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on “Hamlet”, “Othello”, “King Lear” and ” (New Penguin Shakespeare Library)

Strands of Sorrow (Black Tide Rising Book 4)

Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism

Tales from Dragon Precinct

The City: A Global History (Modern Library Chronicles Series Book 21)

The Collapse of Rome: Marius, Sulla and the First Civil War

The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan

Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, Book 11)

Whispers from the Abyss

Items with no orders
A Fatalist at War

A Field Guide for the Hero’s Journey

A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918

Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

Alexander Hamilton, American

Alone: Book 1: Facing Armageddon

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

Attack on Leningrad Blu-ray

Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy

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)

By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission

Charles Darwin:The Power of Place

Churchill: A Study in Failure 1900-1939

Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students

Comanches: The History of a People

Cougar Attacks: Encounters of the Worst Kind

Cracking Hitler’s Atlantic Wall: The 1st Assault Brigade Royal Engineers on D-Day

Darkness at Noon: A Novel

Day of Doom Or A Description of the Great and Last Judgment

Death Is Lighter than a Feather

Defying Hitler: A Memoir

Delphi Complete Works of Alexander Pope (Illustrated) (Delphi Poets Series Book 21)

Dispatches (The Perseid Collapse Post Apocalyptic Series Book 4)

Every Man Dies Alone

Every Man Dies Alone: A Novel

Fire Power: The British Army Weapons & Theories of War 1904-1945 (Pen & Sword Military Classics)

Flashman and the Redskins

Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin

Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath

From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776

God Is an Englishman (Swann Family Saga)

Godel’s Proof

Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

Hercules Transport Aeroplane Airplane Lockheed C-130 AC-130 Cufflinks

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

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

How Nature Works: The Science of Self-organized Criticality

How the War Was Won: Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II (Cambridge Military Histories)

How to Learn Any Language

Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy

Illinois, A Great Future

Infantry Attacks

Joseph Conrad: The Complete Novels

King John and Henry VIII (Bantam Classics)

La Place de la Concorde Suisse

Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II

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

Little Man, What Now

Modern Classics Storm of Steele (Penguin Modern Classics)

Netatmo Weather Station for Smartphone

Nostromo (Everyman’s Library)

On War, Indexed Edition

One Year After: A Novel

Pericles (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Plagues and Peoples

Practical Prepping (No Apocalypse Required): Companion Book to The Jakarta Pandemic and The Perseid Collapse Series

Resilience Engineering: Concepts And Precepts

Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar

Sex Trouble: Essays on Radical Feminism and the War Against Human Nature

Ship Killer: A History of the American Torpedo

Survive the Shemitah; An Intro to Preparing for the Coming American Economic Collapse

Sword of Honour

Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb

The Anabasis of Cyrus

The Anatomy of Thatcherism

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

The Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator’s Deadly Return to Suburban America

The Closing of the American Mind

The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)

The Complete McAuslan

The Culture of Capitalism

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

The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe

The Education Apocalypse: How It Happened and How to Survive It

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

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

The English Girl: A Novel (Gabriel Allon)

The English Spy

The First World War

The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817

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

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

The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey

The Origins of English Individualism: The Family Property and Social Transition

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

The Precarious Balance: Four Centuries of the European Power Struggle

The Pretty One

The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

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

The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up)

The Sword of Honour Trilogy (Everyman’s Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)

The Truth About Muhammad: Founder of the World’s Most Intolerant Religion

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

Theirs Was the Kingdom (Swann Family Saga)

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

War Stories: 50 Years in Medicine

War: Ends and Means, Second Edition

What is Life (Canto Classics)

When the Eagle Screamed: The Romantic Horizon in American Expansionism, 1800-1860

William the Silent 2

Wind, Sand and Stars (Harvest Book)

Women beyond the wire: A story of prisoners of the Japanese, 1942-1945

X-Day: Japan: Front Line Reporting at the Greatest Invasion and the Dawn of Nuclear Warfare (X-Day: Operation Olympic Book 1)