What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (December 2015)

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

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25 Shoto-Kan Kata

A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine

A Gossip’s Story (Valancourt Classics)

American Jezebel: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, the Woman Who Defied the Puritans

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

Best Easy Day Hikes Washington, D.C. (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

Citizen Hollywood: How the Collaboration between LA and DC Revolutionized American Politics


Endangered: Photo Ark 2016 Boxed/Daily Calendar

Evolution and Conversion: Dialogues on the Origins of Culture

Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington

Helmet for my Pillow (Bantam War Book Series)

In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks: . . . And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy

James Madison

On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance

Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson’s Battle of Trafalgar

Steel Rails to Victory: A Photographic History of Railway Operations During World War II
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1-6 (Everyman’s Library)

The Great Courses: (Winston) Churchill

The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents–The Definitive Edition (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek, Volume 2)

The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606

Washington’s Crossing (Pivotal Moments in American History)

Wealth, Poverty and Politics: An International Perspective

It Might Get Loud [Blu-ray]

Muscle Shoals [Blu-ray]

Sound City [Blu-ray]

The Wrecking Crew [Blu-ray]

Kindle eBooks
A Tour of Washington, D.C.: Travel guide for the unique stories behind the monuments, museums & neighborhoods

Abaddon’s Gate (The Expanse Book 3)

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

Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8 Step Cardiac Comeback Plan

Caliban’s War (The Expanse Book 2)

Day of Wrath

Eggs are Expensive, Sperm is Cheap: 50 Politically Incorrect Thoughts for Men

First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps (Bluejacket Books)

Killing Christians: Living the Faith Where It’s Not Safe to Believe

Rebel Private: Front And Rear: Memoirs Of A Confederate Soldier

Ten Years’ Captivation with the Mahdi’s Camps: Essays on Muslim Eschatology, 2005-2015

The Book of Five Rings

The Decline and Fall of California: From Decadence to Destruction (Victor Davis Hanson Collection Book 2)

The Messenger (Gabriel Allon series Book 6)

MP3 Downloads
Selling England By The Pound [New Stereo Mix]

Tactical Fountain Pen Brn

Items with no orders
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi

A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine

A Fatalist at War

A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great

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

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)

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

Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times

Alone: Book 1: Facing Armageddon

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

American Slavery, American Freedom

An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America

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

An Old Heart Goes A Journeying

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

Best Easy Day Hikes Washington, D.C. (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Bitter Waters: Life And Work In Stalin’s Russia

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

Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. 1 – Voyaging

Churchill: A Study in Failure 1900-1939

Climate Change: The Facts

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


Darkness at Noon: A Novel

Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance–and Why They Fall

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

Dead Sea

Death Is Lighter than a Feather

Deep in the Heart

Defying Hitler: A Memoir

Eggs are Expensive, Sperm is Cheap: 50 Politically Incorrect Thoughts for Men

Erich Maria Remarque: The Last Romantic

Every Man Dies Alone

Every Man Dies Alone: A Novel

Flashman and the Redskins

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

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

Generational Dynamics: Forecasting America’s Destiny

Get in the Van

Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

Godel’s Proof

Gone Like The Cotton

Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

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

Helmet for My Pillow

Herman the German: Just Lucky I Guess

How to Read and Why

Ice Cold in Alex

In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government

India: A History

Infantry Attacks

Lightning Fall: A Novel of Disaster

Little Man, What Now

Logitech Unifying receiver for mouse and keyboard

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 2 (Original U.K. Edition)

Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought

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

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

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

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

On the Rails: A Woman’s Memoir

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

Our Own

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

People, Places & History (The Best of Sgt. Mom)

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

Rider on a White Horse

Rockets and People – Volume I

Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty

Roger Williams: The Church and the State

SHIP KILLER: A History of the American Torpedo


Seize the Fire

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

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

Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible

Shakespeare After All

Shakespeare After All

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

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

Silent Mountain

Submission: A Novel

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

Sunset & Steel Rails

Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics)

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

The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing Society

The Age of Longing

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

The Bell Jar

The Book of Fires: A Novel

The Chronicles of Luna City

The Closing of the American Mind

The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)

The Complete McAuslan

The Culture of Capitalism

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 Spy

The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100: Europe, America, and the Third World (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time)

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

The First American Cookbook: A Facsimile of “American Cookery,” 1796

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

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

The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust

The Lantern Bearers (The Roman Britain Trilogy)

The Mind and its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion (Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction)

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

The Pattern of the Chinese Past

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

The Pretty One

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

The Quivera Trail

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

The Road to Fatima Gate: The Beirut Spring, the Rise of Hezbollah, and the Iranian War Against Israel

The Scientific Way of Warfare: Order and Chaos on the Battlefields of Modernity (ColumbiaHurst)

The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making of a vast industry

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

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

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

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns< The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

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

The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889

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

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

They Who Knock at Our Gates A Complete Gospel of Immigration

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

Uncontrolled: The Surprising Payoff of Trial-and-Error for Business, Politics, and Society

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Complete Series – 40th Anniversary Collection

War Stories: 50 Years in Medicine

What is Life (Canto Classics)

What’s the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism

William the Silent

Wind Across the Everglades

Wind, Sand and Stars (Harvest Book)

Wolf Among Wolves

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

World Order

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

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