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  • What Chicago Boyz Readers Are Reading (July and August 2016)

    Posted by Jonathan on September 3rd, 2016 (All posts by )

    Below is a list of the books, ebooks, music and videos that Chicago Boyz readers viewed and/or ordered in July and August 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).

    July 2016

    Items with orders

    Amazon Instant Video

    A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

    A Monster Calls: Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd

    Adelsverein: The Gathering

    Adelsverein: The Harvesting

    Adelsverein: The Sowing

    American Born Chinese

    Counting by 7s

    Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis

    Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster

    Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

    Gamma: Exploring Euler’s Constant (Princeton Science Library)

    Generational Dynamics: Forecasting America’s Destiny

    I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)

    In Praise of Barbarians: Essays against Empire

    Literature in the Vernacular (De Vulgari Eloquentia)

    Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot

    Not For Tourists Guide to Brooklyn 2016

    Pauvre Anne

    Rhetoric (Dover Thrift Editions)

    The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System

    The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Made Easy)

    The New Case for Gold

    The Quivera Trail

    The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

    Who the Devil Made It: Conversations with …

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

    Kindle eBooks
    A History of the Future: A World Made By Hand Novel

    A Short History of Germany

    A Time For Audacity: New Options Beyond Europe

    RACE WARS: Season Ten: Episodes 55-62: “The Battle”

    Sunset & Steel Rails

    The Brother’s Karamazov (The Unabridged Garnett Translation)

    The Harrows of Spring: A World Made by Hand Novel (World Made by Hand Novels)

    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

    25 Shoto-Kan Kata

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

    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 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

    Alas, Babylon

    Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history)

    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

    Andrej Rublev

    Apocalypse in Islam

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

    Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy

    Churchill: A Life

    Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan-And Why Truman Dropped the Bomb

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


    David Busch’s Sony Alpha a7R IIa7 II Guide to Digital Photography

    Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past)

    Defying Hitler: A Memoir

    Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam

    Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

    Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

    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

    Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism

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

    Free Speech Isn’t Free: How 90 Men Stood Up Against The Globalist Establishment — And Won

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

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


    Hardwired (Complete Novel)

    Herman the German: Just Lucky I Guess

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

    How Can Man Die Better: The Secrets of Isandlwana Revealed

    How the Post Office Created America: A History

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

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

    Japan Through the Looking Glass

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

    Know your Filipina Handbook: Your best guide for dating Filipinas. History,culture,traditions during holidays,knowing what’s on their minds. 81 questions of foreigners to filipinas and many more.

    Little Man, What Now

    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

    Many Unhappy Returns: One Man’s Quest To Turn Around The Most Unpopular Organization In America (Leadership for the Common Good)

    Molecular Biology of the Cell

    Motel Shot

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

    Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue

    On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War

    On War, Indexed Edition

    Paris Stories (New York Review Books Classics)

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

    Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines (MIT Press)

    Purgatory Illustrated by the Lives and Legends of the Saints

    Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1)

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

    Rhetoric (Dover Thrift Editions)

    Rifle Magazine – The Legacy of Lever Guns – Winter 2009 (Volume 2)

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

    Sartor Resartus

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

    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 Ashes of Pompeii (Purge of Babylon, Book 5)

    The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)

    The Culture of Capitalism

    The Dark Forest (Remembrance of Earth’s Past)

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

    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 Essence of Scenarios

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

    The God of the Machine (Library of Conservative Thought)

    The Great Courses: Optimizing Brain Fitness

    The Legacy of Lever Guns: A Complete Reference for Loading and Shooting Lever Actions

    The Mass: A Study of Roman Liturgy

    The Myth of the Robber Barons

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

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

    The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family, and Love

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

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

    The Three-Body Problem

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

    The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

    The Volunteer

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

    The True Blue: The life and adventures of Colonel Fred Burnaby, 1842-85

    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: BREXIT Edition: Look What’s Coming

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

    Wag the Dog: A Novel

    War Stories: 50 Years in Medicine

    When Globalization Fails: The Rise and Fall of Pax Americana


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

    August 2016

    Items with orders

    Darkstalker (Wings of Fire: Legends)

    Michael Vey 2: Rise of the Elgen

    Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Book 1)

    Proofs Without Words II: More Exercises in Visual Thinking (Classroom Resource Materials) (v. 2)

    The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

    The Kingdom of Speech

    The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth’s Past)

    Treasury of Polish Love Poems: In Polish and English (Hippocrene Treasury of Love) (Polish Edition)

    My Many Sons

    Kindle eBooks
    A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier

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

    JOHN BUCHAN Ultimate Collection: Spy Classics, Thrillers, Adventure Novels & Short Stories, Including Historical Works and Essays (Illustrated): Scott

    Sunset & Steel Rails

    The Clausewitz Roundtable

    The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

    The Indo-Europeans: In Search of the Homeland

    The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

    War Stories: 50 Years in Medicine

    Items with no orders
    American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant

    Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past)

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

    Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

    Infantry Attacks

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

    Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue

    Rhetoric (Dover Thrift Editions)

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

    The Afghan Campaign: A Novel

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

    The Brothers Karamazov (The Unabridged Garnett Translation)

    The Essence of Scenarios

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

    The Middle Parts of Fortune (Vintage Classics)

    The Three-Body Problem

    The Wealth of Nations

    Theirs Was the Kingdom (Swann Family Saga)

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