What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (May 2016)

Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos that Chicago Boyz readers viewed and/or ordered in May 2016 via Amazon links on this blog. (A cumulative list of Chicago Boyz readers’ Amazon purchases is here.)

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

American Strategy in World War II: A Reconsideration

Empathy and the Novel

Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism

Graphing Jane Austen: The Evolutionary Basis of Literary Meaning (Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance)

How Can Man Die Better: The Secrets of Isandlwana Revealed

Like Wolves on the Fold Hb

Little Man, What Now?

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

On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and FictionAssassination Plot in History

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Sartor Resartus

Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom #10) (Notebook of Doom. Scholastic Branches)

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just 5 Days

The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

The Dragon Reborn (The Wheel of Time, Book 3)

The Ghost in the Tree House #7 (The Haunted Library)

The Seven Military Classics Of Ancient China (History and Warfare)

The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time, Book 4)

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Book of Whittling: 43 Easy Projects

We March Against England: Operation Sea Lion, 1940-41 (General Military)

Andrej Rublev

The Great Courses: Optimizing Brain Fitness

The Way

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

George Washington’s Great Gamble: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution

Gone to Sea in a Bucket (A Harry Gilmour Novel Book 1)

Hardwired (Complete Novel)

Little Man, What Now?

Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue

Sartor Resartus

The Ashes of Pompeii (Purge of Babylon, Book 5)

The Myth of the Robber Barons

The Second Chronicle of Luna City (Chronicles of Luna City Book 2)

The Snapping of the American Mind: Healing a Nation Broken by a Lawless Government and Godless Culture

War Stories: 50 Years in Medicine

Items with no orders
In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire

(THE HELLHOUND OF WALL STREET) How Ferdinand Pecora’s Investigation of the Great Crash Forever Changed American Finance by Perino, Michael

25 Shoto-Kan Kata

A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine

A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store’s Guide to Chicken Keeping

A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

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 1914-18

A Man in Full

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

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

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

Adelsverein: The Complete Trilogy

After America: Get Ready for Armageddon

Alas, Babylon

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

Americanism:The Fourth Great Western Religion

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

Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy

Bitter Waters: Life And Work In Stalin’s Russia

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

Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett The Worlds

Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

China’s Examination Hell: The Civil Service Examinations of Imperial China

Copse 125: A Chronicle from the Trench Warfare of 1918

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance–and Why They Fall

Dialogue With Darkness

Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire

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

Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present
Every Man Dies Alone

Fawlty Towers Remastered Special Edition DVD

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

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

Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World)

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

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

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters

Great War on the Western Front: A Short History

Herman the German: Just Lucky I Guess

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

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

I Knew Hitler: The Lost Testimony by a Survivor from the Night of the Long Knives (The Third Reich from Original Sources)

I Never Can Relax

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

Infantry Attacks

Japan Through the Looking Glass

Journey Among Warriors

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

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


Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet

Lone Star: A History Of Texas And The Texans

Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13

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

Managing in the Next Society

Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume, 8e

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

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Monstrous Stories #1: Night of the Zombie Goldfish

Netatmo Weather Station for Smartphone

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

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

No Tech Hacking: A Guide to Social Engineering, Dumpster Diving, and Shoulder Surfing

On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War

On War, Indexed Edition

Once an Eagle

Once an Eagle

Over Fields of Fire: Flying the Sturmovik in Action on the Eastern Front 1942-45

Panther vs T-34: Ukraine 1943 (Duel)

Paris Stories (New York Review Books Classics)

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

People on Sunday (The Criterion Collection)

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

Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1)

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

Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut

Rockets and People – Volume I

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

Rough-Hewn Land: A Geologic Journey from California to the Rocky Mountains

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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

Ship Killer: A History of the American Torpedo

Simon & Schuster’s Pimsleur Conversational Italian

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

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

The Age of Longing

The Anabasis of Cyrus

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

The Art of Self-Adjusting

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

The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

The Brother’s Karamazov (The Unabridged Garnett Translation)

The Brothers Karamazov

The Chronicles of Luna City

The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

The Culture of Capitalism

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

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

The Double Comfort Safari Club: The New No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Novel (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series Book 11)

The Economic Consequences of the Peace

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

The End and the Beginning: Pope John Paul II — The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy

The Essence of Scenarios

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

The General Theory Of Employment, Interest, And Money

The German Way of War: From the Thirty Years’ War to the Third Reich (Modern War Studies)

The God of the Machine (Library of Conservative Thought)

The Golden Age Of American Rock ‘n’ Roll, Volume 1: Hard-To-Get Hot 100 Hits From 1954-1963

The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work

The Pattern of the Chinese Past

The Poems of Edward Taylor

The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

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

The Snapping of the American Mind

The Snows of Yesteryear (New York Review Books Classics)

The Square Root of God

The Union

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

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

This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

Time’s Arrow (Vintage International)

To Sail a Darkling Sea (Black Tide Rising Book 2)

Totalitaria: What If The Enemy Is The State

Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart

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

US World War II Amphibious Tactics: Mediterranean & European Theaters (Elite)

Under a Graveyard Sky (Black Tide Rising Book 1)

Veil of Reality (Cadicle #2): An Epic Space Opera Series


Wag the Dog: A Novel

When God Doesn’t Fix It: Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can’t Live Without


World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

Xenophon’s Retreat: Greece, Persia, and the End of the Golden Age

3 thoughts on “What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (May 2016)”

  1. Reading: Kleinkrieg: The German Experience with Guerrilla Warfare, from Clausewitz to Hitler by Charles D. Melson.

  2. Jonathan, I looked to see what a “1 inch Capacity, Box of 12 (99100)” is but couldn’t find it.

    I have picked up a new nice review.

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