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  • What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (May 2016)

    Posted by Jonathan on June 15th, 2016 (All posts by )

    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.)

    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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    Books
    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)

    DVD
    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

    Linda

    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

    WHY WE READ FICTION: THEORY OF MIND AND THE NOVEL (THEORY INTERPRETATION NARRATIV)

    Wag the Dog: A Novel

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

    Witness

    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 Responses to “What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (May 2016)”

    1. morgan Says:

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

    2. Mike K Says:

      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.

    3. Jonathan Says:

      Sorry, Michael! Fixed.