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

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.)

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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