Books

2014
The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen

Code Bright, Dayle Rees

The Devil’s Star, Jo Nesbo

Programming PHP, Rasmus Lerdorf, Kevin Tatroe, Peter MacIntyre

The Devil’s Star, Jo Nesbo

Nemesis, Jo Nesbo

The Redbreast, Jo Nesbo

Cockroaches, Jo Nesbo

The Snowman, Jo Nesbo

The Genius, Jesse Kellerman

Foundation and Earth, Isaac Asimov

Foundation’s Edge, Isaac Asimov

Forward the Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Prelude to Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Second Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Foundation and Empire, Isaac Asimov

Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Chapterhouse: Dune, Frank Herbert

Master Your Workday Now!, Michael Linenberger

The Foundation for an Open Source City, Jason Hibbets

The Heretics of Dune, Frank Herbert

The God-Emperor of Dune, Frank Herbert

The Children of Dune, Frank Herbert

What Are Journalists For?, Jay Rosen

Giraffe, J.M. Ledgard

Dune Messiah, Frank Herbert

Dune, Frank Herbert

Catch-22, Joseph Heller

The Elements of Journalism:What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, 3rd ed, Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel

Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Arthur Conan Doyle

The Elements of Journalism:What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, 2nd ed, Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel

Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide, ed. by Mark Kramer & Wendy Call

The Art of Joy, Coliarda Sapienza (partial: 258/670)

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon

The News Gap, Pablo Boczkowski & Eugenia Mitchelstein

The News: A User’s Manual, Alain de Botton

Corporate Effectuation, Thomas Blekman

Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh

Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner

It, Stephen King

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, Mason Currey

Business Model Generation, Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

The Lean Startup, Eric Ries

Commercial Real Estate Investing for Dummies, Peter Conti & Peter Harris

The Regulators, Stephen King

The Pale King, David Foster Wallace

Desperation, Stephen King

2013

A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick

Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley

Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium of the Holy Father Francis to the Bishops, Clergy, Consecrated Persons and Lay Faithful on the Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s Word, Pope Francis

The Uses of the University, Clark Kerr

Dr. Sleep, Stephen King

The Stand, Stephen King

Here Comes Everybody, Clay Shirky

Black House, Stephen King & Peter Straub

Rewire, Ethan Zuckerman

The Talisman, Stephen King & Peter Straub

Informing the News, Thomas E. Patterson

The Syria Dilemma, Edited by Nader Hashemi & Danny Postel

The Dark Tower, Stephen King

Post-Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present, C.W. Anderson, Emily Bell, Clay Shirky (Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia Journalism School)

Song of Susannah, Stephen King

Wolves of the Calla, Stephen King

When the People Speak:Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation, James Fishkin (25%)

Higher Education in the Digital Age, William G. Bowen

Wizard and Glass, Stephen King

Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age, George Brock

The Wastelands, Stephen King

The Drawing of the Three, Stephen King

The Gunslinger, Stephen King

Higher Education in America, Derek Bok

The Shining, Stephen King

Shadow of the Giant, Orson Scott Card

Shadow Puppets, Orson Scott Card

Shadow of the Hegemon, Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Shadow, Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Exile, Orson Scott Card

Children of the Mind, Orson Scott Card

Xenocide, Orson Scott Card

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Jon Meacham

Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstatder

Illywhacker, Peter Carey

TransAtlantic, Colum McCann

When the Money Runs Out, Stephen D. King (non-fiction, different Stephen King)

Joyland, Stephen King

Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann

The Wind Through the Keyhole, Stephen King

The System of the World (Book 3 of Baroque Cycle), Neal Stephenson

The Hunter, Richard Stark

The Confusion (Book 2 of Baroque Cycle), Neal Stephenson

A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki

Quicksilver (Book 1 of Baroque Cycle), Neal Stephenson

American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twenthieth Century, Gary Gerstle.

Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon

Underworld, Don DeLillo

The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers

Henderson the Rain King, Saul Bellow

The Informer, Craig Nova

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami

A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers

Pre-2013 Partial List

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe, Douglas Adams

Watership Down, Richard Adams

Shardik, Richard Adams

Getting Things Done, David Allen

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West, Stephen E. Ambrose

Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson

The Bible, Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book, Anonymous

Confessions, St. Augustine

Go Tell It on the Mountain, James Baldwin

The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes

No Plot? No Problem!, Chris Baty

The Joy Diet, Martha Beck

Zuleika Dobson, Max Beerbohm

Humboldt’s Gift, Saul Bellow

Henderson the Rain King, Saul Bellow

The Adventures of Augie March, Saul Bellow

Herzog, Saul Bellow

The Four Steps to the Epiphany, Steven Gary Blank

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Judy Blume

The Americans: The Democratic Experience, Daniel Boorstin

The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen

The Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles

Farenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

John Carter of Mars series, Edgar Rice Burroughs

Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs

The Postman Always Rings Twice, James M. Cain

Tobacco Road, Erskine Caldwell

In Cold Blood, Truman Capote

Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card

The Power Broker, Robert Caro

The Path to Power, Robert Caro

Means of Ascent, Robert Caro

Master of the Senate, Robert Caro

Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather

My Antonia, Willa Cather

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon

Summerland, Michael Chabon

The Final Solution, Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon

The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler

The Wapshot Chronicles, John Cheever

Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow

The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayten Christensen

The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy

Noble House, James Clavell

Tai-Pan, James Clavell

Good to Great, Jim Collins

The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins

Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad

The Secret Agent,  Joseph Conrad

Nostromo, Joseph Conrad

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey

Silence: The Phenomenon and its Ontological Significance, Bernard Dauenhauer

Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe

Underworld, Don DeLillo

White Noise, Don DeLillo

Guns,  Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz

The Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens

The Adventures of Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, Charles Dickens

Dombey and Son, Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, Charles Dickens

Bleak House, Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

Deliverance, James Dickey

Ragtime, E.L. Doctorow

Lord Foul’s Bane, Stephen R. Donaldson

The Ginger Man, J.P. Donleavy

Room: A Novel, Emma Donoghue

U.S.A. Trilogy, John Dos Passos

Преступление и Наказание, Фёдор Достоевский (Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Идиот, Фёдор Достоевский (The Idiot, Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Братья Карамазовы, Фёдор Достоевский (The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky)

An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser

The Alexandria Quartet, Lawrence Durell

The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco

Foucault’s Pendulum, Umberto Eco

The Prague Cemetery, Umberto Eco

Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

Silence, Shusaku Endo

Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides

The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides

The Studs Lonigan Trilogy, James T. Farrell

The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett

World without End, Ken Follet

Fall of Giants, Ken Follet

Winter of the World, Ken Follet

Parade’s End, Ford Madox Ford

The Sportswriter, Richard Ford

A Room with a View, E.M. Forster

A Passage to India, E.M. Forster

Howards End, E.M. Forster

The Magus, John Fowles

The French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles

Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor Frankl

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin

The E-Myth, Michael Gerber

Dr. Seuss books (lots of them), Theodore Geisel

The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell

Lord of the Flies, William Golding

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, Eliyahu M. Goldratt

No Ordinary Time, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Debt: The First 5,000 Years, David Graeber (20%)

The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass

I, Claudius, Robert Graves

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, John Gray

Loving, Henry Green

Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, Stephen Greenblatt

The Heart of the Matter,  Graham Greene

Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

America: Our Next Chapter, Chuck Hagel

The Autobiography of Malcom X, Alex Haley and Malcom X

The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett

Tinkers, Paul Harding

The Return of the Native, Thomas Hardy

Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein

Catch-22, Joseph Heller

Winter’s Tale, Mark Helprin

A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin

In Sunlight and in Shadow, Mark Helprin

The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway

Dune, Frank Herbert

The Odyssey, Homer

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

Battlefield Earth, L. Ron Hubbard

A High Wind in Jamaica, Richard Hughes

Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

Their Eyes Were Watching God, Nora Hurston

Point Counter Point, Aldous Huxley

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving

Ciderhouse Rules, John Irving

The World According to Garp, John Irving

A Son of the Circus, John Irving

The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

The Finkler Question, Howard Jacobson

Cover Her Face, P.D. James

Shroud for a Nightingale, P.D. James

The Black Tower, P.D. James

Death of an Expert Witness, P.D. James

A Taste for Death, P.D. James

Devices and Desires, P.D. James

Death in Holy Orders, P.D. James

The Skull Beneath the Skin, P.D. James

The Children of Men, P.D. James

The Known World, Edward P. Jones

The Thin Red Line, James Jones

From Here to Eternity, James Jones

Whistle, James Jones

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce

Ulysses, James Joyce

Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis

The Last Temptation, Nikos Kazantzakis

Ironweed, William Kennedy

On the Road,  Jack Kerouac

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey

On Writing, Stephen King

The Dark Tower Series, Stephen King

It, Stephen King

Needful Things, Stephen King

The Stand, Stephen King

11/22/63, Stephen King

The Shining, Stephen King

The Long Walk, Stephen King

Firestarter, Stephen King

The Talisman, Stephen King

Four Past Midnight, Stephen King

Nightmares & Dreamscapes, Stephen King

Full Dark, No Stars, Stephen King

The Regulators, Stephen King

Desperation, Stephen King

Bag of Bones, Stephen King

Storm of the Century, Stephen King

Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King

Dreamcatcher, Stephen King

Black House, Stephen King

Duma Key, Stephen King

Ur, Stephen King

Under the Dome, Stephen King

Mile 81, Stephen King

The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver

Kim, Rudyard Kipling

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn

Living a Life that Matters: Resolving the Conflict Between Conscience and Success, Harold Kushner

How Good Do We Have to Be?, Harold Kushner

When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough, Harold Kushner

When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner

I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb

Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, John Le Carre

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Narnia Chronicles, C.S. Lewis

Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis

Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis

Perelandra: A Novel, C.S. Lewis

That Hideous Strength, C.S. Lewis

Main Street, Sinclair Lewis

The Sugar Frosted Nutsack, Mark Leyner

Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren

The War of the End of the World, Mario Vargas Llosa

The Call of the Wild, Jack London

Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry

The Naked and the Dead, Norman Mailer

Death in Venice, Thomas Mann

The Magic Mountain, Thomas Mann

Life of Pi, Yann Martel

Of Human Bondage,W. Somerset Maugham

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Song of Ice and Fire series, George R.R. Martin

Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann

The Road, Cormac McCarthy

Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers

John Adams, David McCullough

Truman, David McCullough

Atonement, Ian McEwan

Amsterdam, Ian McEwan

Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry

Plagues and Peoples, William H. McNeill

Moby Dick, Herman Melville

The Seven Storey Mountain, Thomas Merton

Reading the Bible, Thomas Merton

The Source, James Michener

Chesapeake, James Michener

The Covenant, James Michener

Poland, James Michener

God: A Biography, Jack Miles

Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell

Number9Dream, David Mitchell

Ghostwritten, David Mitchell

The Thousand Autums of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell

Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

Life and Death are Wearing Me Out, Mo Yan

House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday

Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd, Youngme Moon

Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey Moore

The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Beloved, Toni Morrison

Home, Toni Morrison

A Wild Sheep Chase, Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami

Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami

Sputnik Sweetheart, Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami

1Q84, Haruki Murakami

Under the Net, Iris Murdoch

Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

A Bend in the River, V.S. Naipaul

A House for Mr Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

The Constant Heart, Craig Nova

The Informer, Craig Nova

The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama

The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien

Appointment in Samarra, John O’Hara

The Rook, Daniel O’Malley

The Cat’s Table, Michael Ondaatje

1984, George Orwell

Animal Farm, George Orwell

Damned, Chuck Palahniuk

Жизнь Насекомых, Виктор Пелевин (Life of Insects, Viktor Pelevin)

Священная Книга Оборотня, Виктор Пелевин (The Sacred Book of the Werewolf, Viktor Pelevin)

Ананасная Вода для Прекрасной Дамы, Виктор Пелевин (Pineapple Water for the Fair Lady, Viktor Pelevin)

The Moviegoer, Walker Percy

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig

A Dance to the Music of Time (series), Anthony Powell

Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World, Samantha Power

Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon

The Crying of Lot 49, Thomas Pynchon

SPIN Selling, Neil Rackham

Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist

Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys

Portnoy’s Complaint, Philip Roth

Harry Potter series (1-7), J.K. Rowling

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie

The Moor’s Last Sigh, Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie

Fury, Salman Rushdie

Swamplandia!, Karen Russell

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

Blindness, Jose Saramago

Death with Interruptions, Jose Saramago

Sybil, Flora Rheta Schreiber

The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold

The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge

A Bright Shining Lie, Neil Sheehan

Maigret Mysteries (probably a dozen), Georges Simenon

Раковый Корпус, Александр Солженицын (Cancer Ward, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)

День Ивана Денисовича, Александр Солженицын (A Day in the Life of Ivan Denysovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)

В Круге Первом, Александр Солженицын (The First Circle, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,  Muriel Spark

Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

East of Eden, John Steinbeck

Cannery Row, John Steinbeck

Sweet Thursday, John Steinbeck

The Winter of our Discontent, John Steinbeck

Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson

Sophie’s Choice, William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron

The Wisdom of Crowds, James Surowiecki

Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift

The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington

Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences, Edward Tenner

Ararat, D.M. Thomas

Walden, Henry David Thoreau

Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, J.R.R. Tolkien

Война и Мир, Лев Толстой (War and Peace, Lev Tolstoy)

Анна Каренина, Лев Толстой (Anna Karenina, Lev Tolstoy)

A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole

Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese

Lincoln, Gore Vidal

Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

The Pale King, David Foster Wallace

The Broom of the System, David Foster Wallace

All the King’s Men, Robert Penn Warren

A Handful of Dust, Evelyn Waugh

Scoop, Evelyn Waugh

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time, Jonathan Weiner

The Day of the Locust, Nathanael West

The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton

Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White

Stuart Little, E.B. White

The Elements of Style, E.B. White and William Strunk

The Once and Future King, T.H. White

The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder

The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester

Look Homeward, Angle, Thomas Wolfe

To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf

Native Son, Richard Wright

Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria

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