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Book Dump

30 Jul 2016

New

  • Baker - Substitute
  • Weatherford - Genghis Khan and the Quest for God
  • Horowitz - Being a Dog
  • Bakke - The Grid
  • Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
  • Parables of Kierkegaard
  • Graves - The Greek Myths
  • The Master and Margarita

Yet to read

  1. Adler - An Everlasting Meal
  2. Aitmatov - The Day Lasts More than a Hundred Years
  3. Ali - The Clash of Fundamentalism
  4. Ames - Going Postal
  5. Armstrong - A Short History of Myth
  6. Asimov - [Collection]
  7. Astra Taylor - The People’s Platform
  8. Baer - See No Evil
  9. Bardini - Bootstrapping
  10. Basara - The Cyclist Conspiracy
  11. Batty - Cities and Complexity
  12. Becker - Outsiders
  13. Becker - The Other Side
  14. Becker - What About Mozart? What About Murder?
  15. Beers - Blue Sky Dream
  16. Bernstein & Woodward - All the President’s Men
  17. Blackmon - Slavery by Another Name
  18. Blom - Fracture
  19. Boyle - Descent of Man
  20. Brecht - Collected Plays
  21. Brecht - The Seven Deadly Sins
  22. Bulfinch - Mythology
  23. Calvino - Cosmicomics
  24. Calvino - Invisible Cities
  25. Camus - The Plague
  26. Carter - Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells
  27. Chandrasekhar - Why Things Are the Way They Are
  28. Chang - The Story of Your Life and Others
  29. Chase - Firearms
  30. Clarke - Rendezvous with Rama
  31. Coase - The Lighthouse in Economics
  32. Cole - Open City
  33. Conrad - Heart of Darkness
  34. Davis - City of Quartz
  35. Diamond - Collapse
  36. Dick - Foster Your Dead
  37. Dickens - Bleak House
  38. Disraeli - Sibyl
  39. Doctorow - Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
  40. Donaton - Madison and Vine
  41. Dos Passos - USA Trilogy
  42. Dunnigan - Dirty Little Secrets
  43. Emerson - English Traits
  44. Enlightening the World: Encyclopédie
  45. Ensminger - Making a Market
  46. Faust - The Ideology of Slavery
  47. Fenno - The Emergence of a Senate Leader
  48. Feyerabend - Killing Time
  49. Fitzpatrick - False Profits
  50. Frank - The Americans
  51. Friendly - Minnesota Rag
  52. Gaddis - J R
  53. Gaiman - Fragile Things
  54. Gaitskill - (misc.)
  55. George - Ninety Percent of Everything
  56. George - The Big Necessity
  57. Gibbon - The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  58. Godin - Purple Cow
  59. Gray - Silence of the Animals
  60. Gray - The Soul of the Marionette
  61. Gregg - Thick Moralities, Thin Politics
  62. Halberstam - Playing for Keeps
  63. Halperin - Bad Paper
  64. Hart - Law, Liberty, and Morality
  65. Hassig - Aztec Warfare
  66. Hassig - Mexico and the Spanish Conquest
  67. Hau - Cult of Health
  68. Healy - Books I Did Not Read This Year
  69. Herbert - Dune
  70. Hesse - The Glass Bead Game
  71. Hitler - Mein Kampf
  72. Hobsbawm - The Age of Extremes
  73. Holmes - The Essential Holmes
  74. Huxley - The Perennial Philosophy
  75. Irving - A Prayer for Owen Meany
  76. Jackson - Soledad Brother
  77. Jamieson - The Hadal Zone
  78. Jenkins - All the Time in the World
  79. Joffe - The Myth of America’s Decline
  80. Johns - Death of a Pirate
  81. Johns - The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge
  82. Karr - The Liar’s Club
  83. Knausgaard - My Struggle: Book 1
  84. Kroker - Critical Digital Studies
  85. LaVaque-Manty - The Playing Fields of Eton
  86. Law - Blue Cross: What Went Wrong?
  87. Lazar - I Pity the Poor Immigrant
  88. le Guin - The Dispossessed
  89. Lethem - Amnesia Moon
  90. Lethem - Gun, with Occasional Music
  91. Lethem - The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick
  92. Levi - The Mathematical Mechanic
  93. Levin - This Perfect Day
  94. Levy - Why Buildings Fall Down
  95. Lodge - Nice Work
  96. Lurie - The Nowhere City
  97. Macaulay - Law in Action
  98. Mackenzie - Cutting Code
  99. Mann - It’s Even Worse Than It Looks
  100. Marlowe - How to Stop Time
  101. Maxwell - Matter and Motion
  102. McCarthy - Blood Meridian
  103. Merriman - Massacre
  104. Merriman - The Dynamite Club
  105. Mesquita & Smith - The Dictator’s Handbook
  106. Mieville - The City and the City
  107. Mitchell - Joe Gould’s Secret
  108. Mitchin - Cloud Atlas
  109. Montefiore - Stalin
  110. Nabokov - Lolita
  111. Nagel - Godel’s Proof
  112. Naomi Klein - No Logo
  113. Napier - Hands
  114. Nestle - Food Politics
  115. Nye - Habibi
  116. Orr - Beautiful and Pointless
  117. Orwell - Down and Out in Paris and London
  118. Orwell - [Essays]
  119. Papachristou - Blind Goddess
  120. Papert - Mindstorms
  121. Papert - The Children’s Machine
  122. Parenti - The Assassination of Julius Caesar
  123. Parkinson - Parkinson’s Law
  124. Pirsig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  125. Pollan - Food Rules
  126. Porter - The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
  127. Postman - Amusing Ourselves to Death
  128. Pratchett - Discworld
  129. Preston & Child - The Relic
  130. Price, Noll, & Morrisett - A Communications Cornucopia
  131. Prud’homme - The Ripple Effect
  132. Purnell - Clementine
  133. Pynchon - Gravity’s Rainbow
  134. Pynchon - Mason & Dixon
  135. Pynchon - The Crying of Lot 49
  136. Pynchon - V
  137. Reisner - Cadillac Desert
  138. Riordan - Percy Jackson and the Olympians
  139. Rogan - The Fall of the Ottomans
  140. Roth - American Pastoral
  141. Roth - Sabbath’s Theater
  142. Roy - The God of Small Things
  143. Russell - A Renegade History of the United States
  144. Schiffrin - Dr. Seuss and Co. Go To War
  145. Scott - Seeing Like a State
  146. Selby - Last Exit to Brooklyn
  147. Shavit - My Promised Land
  148. Shaxson - Treasure Islands
  149. Simon - The Corner
  150. Sinclair - Unorthodox Lawmaking
  151. Sipser - Introduction to the Theory of Computation
  152. Solzhenitsyn - The Gulag Archipelago
  153. Sontag - In America
  154. Spiekermann - Stop Stealing Sheep and Find Out How Type Works
  155. Steel - Reasons to be Cheerful
  156. Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath
  157. Stevens - Six Amendments
  158. Stewart - Concepts of Modern Mathematics
  159. Stillwell - Mathematics and Its History
  160. Stillwell - Yearning for the Impossible
  161. Stoker - Dracula
  162. Sutton - American Apocalypse
  163. The Sculpture Machine: Physical Culture and Body Politics in the Age of Empire
  164. Thompson - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  165. Thompson - Hell’s Angels
  166. Thurber - My World – And Welcome to It
  167. Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces
  168. Tufte - The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  169. Turow - The Daily You
  170. Turse - Kill Anything That Moves
  171. Twain - The Awful German Language
  172. Twain - [Essays]
  173. Vidal - Myra Breckinridge
  174. Vidal - Palimpsest
  175. Vogel - Life in Moving Fluids
  176. Vonnegut - Cat’s Cradle
  177. Vonnegut - Welcome to the Monkey House
  178. Wallace - Fate, Time, and Language
  179. Wallace - The Broom of the System
  180. Wallace - The Girl with Curious Hair
  181. Ware - Acme Novelty Library #19
  182. Wellsprings: A Natural History of Bottled Spring Waters
  183. Winokur - The Ambiguous Panopticon
  184. Wollen - Raiding the Icebox
  185. Woodward - State of Denial
  186. Wright - Going Clear
  187. X - Autobiography of Malcolm X
  188. Yergin - The Prize
  189. Zinn - A People’s History of the United States
  190. Zinn - You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train

Textbooks

  • Coleman - Introduction to Many-Body Physics
  • From Calculus to Cohomology
  • Tinkham - Introduction to Superconductivity
  1. Abelson - Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
  2. Adamek - The Joy of Categories
  3. Axler - Linear Algebra Done Right
  4. Baxter - Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics
  5. Bialek - Biophysics
  6. Boas - Lion Hunting and Other Mathematical Pursuits
  7. Budker - Physics On Your Feet
  8. Cardy - Scaling and Renormalization in Statistical Physics
  9. Cardy - Scaling and Renormalization in Statistical Physics
  10. Collier - A Most Incomprehensible Thing
  11. Cooper - Mathematical Mechanics
  12. Dieudonné - A History of Algebraic and Differential Topology, 1900 - 1960
  13. Ehrenfest - The Conceptual Foundations of the Statistical Approach in Mechanics
  14. Fadiman - Fantasia Mathematica
  15. Fermi - Thermodynamics
  16. Francis - A Topological Picturebook
  17. Gardner & Hofstadter - Mathematical Games and Metamagical Themas
  18. Geroch - General Relativity from A to B
  19. Gerrold - The Man Who Folded Himself
  20. Goodstein - Feynman’s Lost Lecture
  21. Hemmo - The Road to Maxwell’s Demon
  22. Holm - Geometric Mechanics
  23. Hurley - Geometry, Spinors, and Applications
  24. Jordan - Quantum Mechanics in Simple Matrix Form
  25. Kalman - Uncommon Mathematical Excursions: Polynomia and Related Realms
  26. Kauffman - Knots and Physics
  27. Khinchin - Mathematical Foundations of Statistical Mechanics
  28. Klauder - Coherent States: Applications in Physics and Mathematical Physics
  29. Lancaster - Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur
  30. Landau & Lifshitz - Theory of the Condensed State
  31. Lighthill - An Introduction to Fourier Analysis and Generalised Functions
  32. Madsen - From Calculus to Cohomology
  33. Mattuck - A Guide to Feynman Diagrams in the Many-Body Problem
  34. McComb - Renormalization Methods: A Guide For Beginners
  35. Mezard - Information, Physics, and Computation
  36. Mitra - Symmetries and Symmetry Breaking in Field Theory
  37. Needham - Visual Complex Analysis
  38. Needham - Visual Group Theory
  39. Schwinger - On Angular Momentum
  40. Sethna - Statistical Mechanics: Entropy, Order Parameters and Complexity
  41. Stanley - Catalan Numbers
  42. Sternberg - Curvature in Mathematics and Physics
  43. Sternberg - Group Theory and Physics
  44. Strogatz - Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
  45. TCP/IP Illustrated
  46. Tu - An Introduction to Manifolds
  47. Zwiebach - A First Course in String Theory

Read

  1. Amis - Time’s Arrow
  2. Arabian Nights
  3. Armstrong - A History of God
  4. Barber - The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
  5. Burroughs - Naked Lunch
  6. Day - Life With Father
  7. Dostoyevsky - Notes From Underground
  8. Dostoyevsky - The Double
  9. Durrenmatt - The Assignment
  10. Durrenmatt - The Physicists
  11. Durrenmatt - The Visit
  12. Díaz - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  13. Enzensberger - The Number Devil
  14. Franzen - The Corrections
  15. Harding - Tinkers
  16. Harrington - The Other America
  17. Hesse - Siddhartha
  18. Hitchens - Arguably
  19. Johns - Piracy
  20. Kierkegaard - The Diary of Soren Kierkegaard
  21. Kundera - The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  22. Leyner - My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist
  23. Leyner - The Sugar Frosted Nutsack
  24. McCarthy - The Road
  25. Menand - American Studies
  26. Mitnick - The Art of Deception
  27. Palahniuk - Rant
  28. Parini - John Steinbeck: A Biography
  29. Sacks - The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  30. Salinger - Franny and Zooey
  31. Smith - Eisenhower in War and Peace
  32. Solomon - The Noonday Demon
  33. Thomas - Being Nixon
  34. Wallace - Infinite Jest
  35. Wallace - The Best American Essays (2007)
  36. Watts - Blindsight
  37. Wolfe - The Bonfire of the Vanities
  38. Rhodes - The Making of the Atomic Bomb