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Melvin Jules Bukiet, on books (from Glenn Vanderburg's Favorite Quotations):

And there you have several miracles, first among them the wonder of a three-dimensional volume where black squiggles on white paper create worlds.

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The following are mini-reviews of books I read in
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

(What Books I Read When, organized
by the year in which I read them.)


A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z


A

Abdel-Haleem, Muhammad Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Styles
Abelson, Hal; Sussman, Jerry; and Sussman, Julie Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Adams, Douglas The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide
Adams, Herbert The Chief Witness
Adams, Herbert The Judas Kiss
Ainsworth, William Harrison Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire
Albanov, Valerian In the Land of White Death
Alder, Ken The Measure Of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error that Transformed the World
Aldridge, Susan The Thread of Life: The Story of Genes and Genetic Engineering
Alighieri, Dante The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation
Allsup, Michael The Upside of Rock n' Roll
Anstey, F. The Curse of the Catafalques
Anthony, Wilder When Super-Apes Plot
Arbesman, Samuel The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date
Ariely, Dan Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions (Revised and Expanded)
Armstrong, Karen The Battle for God
Armstrong, Karen A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Armstrong, Karen In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis
Armstrong, Karen Islam: A Short History
Armstrong, Karen Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths
Arnold, Catharine Necropolis: London and its Dead
ARRL The ARRL Ham Radio Licence Manual: Level 1 Technician
Ashley, Mike, ed. Historical Whodunits
Ashley, Mike, ed. Steampunk Prime: A Vintage Steampunk Reader
Ashmore, Annie Faithful Margaret
Aslan, Reza Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Atwood, Margaret The Handmaid's Tale
Atwood, Margaret The Heart Goes Last
Atwood, Margaret The Penelopiad
Aubrey, Frank The Devil-Tree of El Dorado
Austen, Jane Emma
Austen, Jane Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane Persuasion
Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility
Aytoun, W. E. How We Got Up the Glenmutchkin Railway

B

Baer, Lee Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions
Baer, Lee The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts
Baker, Dean The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer
Balcombe, Jonathan What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
Ball, Eustace Hale The Voice on the Wire
Ballantyne, R. M. The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands
Ballantyne, Tony Recursion
Balzac, Honoré de Father Goriot
Barclay, Florence L. The Rosary
Bedford-Jones, H. (James O'Brien) Saint Michael's Gold
Beeching, Paul Q. Awkward Reverence: Reading the New Testament Today
Bell, Rob Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
Bellos, David Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Bennett, Arnold Anna of the Five Towns
Bennett, Arnold The Old Wives' Tale
Bennett, Arnold Riceyman Steps
Berman, Bob Zoom: How Everything Moves, from Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees
Bishop, Martin J., ed. Guide to Human Genome Computing (Second Edition)
Black, Lewis Nothing's Sacred
Blackwood, Algernon Incredible Adventures
Boothby, Guy Newell Pharos, The Egyptian
Borg, Marcus J. Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: The Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith
Borges, Jorge Luis "The Library of Babel"
Bouachrine, Ibtissam Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique
Boyer, Robert H. and Zahorski, Kenneth H., eds. Dark Imaginings: A Collection of Gothic Fantasy
Böszörményi, László; Gutknecht, Jürg; and Pomberger, Gustav; eds. The School of Niklaus Wirth: The Art of Simplicity
Braddon, Mary E. Birds of Prey
Braddon, Mary E. Charlotte's Inheritance
Braddon, Mary E. Henry Dunbar
Braddon, Mary E. Lady Audley's Secret
Braddon, Mary E. Phantom Fortune
Braddon, Mary E. Ralph the Bailiff and Other Tales
Braddon, Mary E. Run to Earth
Braddon, Mary E. Thou Art The Man
Braddon, Mary E. Wyllard's Weird
Brebner, Percy James The Brown Mask
Breverton, Terry Immortal Words: History's Most Memorable Quotations and the Stories Behind Them
Briggs, Olive M. The Black Cross
Brighouse, Harold Hobson's Choice
Brighouse, Harold The Marbeck Inn
Brodie, Leo Starting Forth
Brontë, Anne Agnes Grey
Brontë, Anne The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Brontë, Charlotte Jane Eyre
Brontë, Charlotte Shirley
Brontë, Charlotte Villette
Brontë, Emily Wuthering Heights
Brown, Charles Brockden Arthur Mervyn; Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793
Brown, Stephen R. Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentlemen Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail
Brown, William; Malveau, Raphael; McCormick III, Hays; and Mowbray, Thomas AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis
Bruder, Mary Newton Much Ado About a Lot: How to Mind Your Manners in Print and in Person
Buchan, John Midwinter
Buchan, John Prester John
Bugliosi, Vincent The Betrayal of America: How the Supreme Court Undermined the Constitution and Chose Our President
Bulka, Dov and Mayhew, David Efficient C++: Performance Programming Techniques
Bullen, Frank T. The Cruise of the Cachalot Round the World After Sperm Whales
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Paul Clifford
Burnett, Frances Hodgson Emily Fox-Seton
Burnett, Frances Hodgson A Lady of Quality
Burnett, Frances Hodgson Little Lord Fauntleroy
Burnett, Frances Hodgson A Little Princess; Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told for the First Time
Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Secret Garden
Burnett, Frances Hodgson T. Tembarom
Burney, Fanny Camilla, or A Picture of Youth
Burney, Fanny Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress
Byatt, A. S., ed. The Oxford Book of English Short Stories

C

Cagan, Michele The Everything Accounting Book
Caine, Hall The Christian
Caine, Hall The Deemster
Carlsen, William Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya
Carroll, Sean B. Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo
Carroll, Sean B. The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution
Carroll, Sean B. Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
Carter, Nicholas The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories
Casti, John L. Would-Be Worlds: How Simulation is Changing the Frontiers of Science
Cather, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop
Cavilli-Sforza, Luigi Luca Genes, Peoples, and Languages
Chadwick, Henry The Early Church
Chambers, Robert W. The Tracer of Lost Persons
Chekhov, Anton The Bishop and Other Stories
Chesterton, G. K. The Penguin Complete Father Brown
Chiles, Webb Shadows
Cholmondeley, Mary The Danvers Jewels and Sir Charles Danvers
Cholmondeley, Mary Diana Tempest
Cholmondeley, Mary Red Pottage
Christie, Agatha Endless Night
Claiborne, Robert Saying What You Mean: A Commonsense Guide to American Usage
Clark, Fred Long March of the Koalas: And Other Creationist Adventures
Clegg, Brian Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe
Clifford, Mary Louise and Clifford, J. Candace Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers
Coles, Robert The Moral Intelligence of Children
Collingwood, Harry Overdue: The Story of a Missing Ship
Comins, Neil F. Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions About the Real Nature of the Universe
Connerney, Richard The Upside-Down Tree: India's Changing Culture
Conrad, Joseph Heart of Darkness
Conrad, Joseph Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph The Nigger of the Narcissus
Conrad, Joseph The Secret Sharer
Conrad, Joseph Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
Conrad, Joseph Typhoon
Coote, John O., ed. The Norton Book of the Sea
Corballis, Michael C. The Lopsided Ape: Evolution of the Generative Mind
Corballis, Michael C. The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization
Cox, Brian and Forshaw, Jeff Why Does E=mc² (And Why Should We Care?)
Cox, Michael and Gilbert, R. A., eds. Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology
Craik, Dinah Mulock Christian's Mistake
Craik, Dinah Mulock John Halifax, Gentleman
Craik, Dinah Mulock The Laurel Bush
Craik, Dinah Mulock A Life for a Life
Craik, Dinah Mulock Mistress and Maid
Craik, Dinah Mulock A Noble Life
Craik, Dinah Mulock Olive
Craske, Darren The Eleventh Plague
Craske, Darren The Equivoque Principle
Crawford, F. Marion Doctor Claudius: A True Story
Crawford, F. Marion The Upper Berth
Cresswell, Tim Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction
Crichton, Michael The Lost World
Crilly, Tony 50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know
Crofts, Freeman Will The Pit Prop Syndicate
Crossan, John Dominic The Essential Jesus: Original Sayings and Earliest Images
Cullen, Heidi The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet
Cummins, Maria S. The Lamplighter
Curtis, C. Michael, ed. God: Stories
Curtis, Richard; Elton, Ben; and Lloyd, John Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty
Curwood, James Oliver The Golden Snare

D

Dana, Richard Henry Two Years Before the Mast
Danby, Mary, ed. 65 Great Murder Mysteries
Dartnell, Lewis. Life in the Universe: A Beginner's Guide
Davies, Paul The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone in the Universe?
Davis, Michael and Clark, Hunter R. Thurgood Marshall: Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench
Davis, Mike Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World
Davis, Rebecca Harding Life in the Iron-Mills
Defoe, Daniel The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
Defoe, Daniel The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
Defoe, Daniel Moll Flanders
Defoe, Daniel Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress
DeMarco, Tom and Lister, Timothy Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
De Mille, James Cord and Creese
De Mille, James The Living Link
De Mille, James A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
De Morgan, William Somehow Good
Dennett, Daniel C. Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life
Dennett, Daniel C. Kinds of Minds: Toward an Understanding of Consciousness
Dewdney, A. K. 200% of Nothing: An Eye-Opening Tour Through the Twists and Turns of Math Abuse and Innumeracy
Diamond, Jared Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Diamond, Jared Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Diamond, Jared The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
Diamond, Steven OCD: A Survival Guide for a Life Among Secrets
Dibley, Christine To the Sea
Dickens, Charles Bleak House
Dickens, Charles A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles Great Expectations
Dickens, Charles Hard Times
Dickens, Charles Little Dorrit
Dickens, Charles Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles The Old Curiosity Shop
Dickens, Charles Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles Our Mutual Friend
Dickinson, Markus; Brew, Chris; and Meurers, Detmar Language and Computers
Didion, Joan Political Fictions
Diffin, Charles Willard Two Thousand Miles Below
Dobbs, David Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral
Doctorow, Cory Eastern Standard Tribe
Doerr, Anthony All the Light We Cannot See
Dolnick, Edward Madness on the Couch: Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis
Donald, David Herbert Lincoln
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor The Idiot
Downey, James Communion of Dreams
Drake, Nick Egypt: The Book of Chaos
Drake, Nick Nefertiti: The Book of the Dead
Drake, Nick Tutankhamun: The Book of Shadows
Dreiser, Theodore Sister Carrie
Dreyfus, Suelette Underground
Dumas fils, Alexandre The Lady of the Camellias
Dumas père, Alexandre The Black Tulip
Dumas père, Alexandre The Count of Monte Cristo
Du Maurier, Daphne Don't Look Now and Other Stories
Du Maurier, Daphne The House on the Strand
Du Maurier, Daphne Jamaica Inn
Du Maurier, Daphne My Cousin Rachel
Du Maurier, Daphne Rebecca
Du Maurier, Daphne The Scapegoat
Dutta, Krishna and Robinson, Andrew Rabindranath Tagore: The Myriad-Minded Man
Dwyer, James Francis The White Waterfall

E

Edgeworth, Maria Helen
Ehrman, Bart D. God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question—Why We Suffer
Ehrman, Bart D. Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew
Ehrman, Bart D. Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why
Eliot, George Adam Bede
Eliot, George Daniel Deronda
Eliot, George Felix Holt, The Radical
Eliot, George The Impressions of Theophrastus Such
Eliot, George Middlemarch
Eliot, George The Mill on the Floss
Eliot, George Scenes of Clerical Life
Eliot, George Silas Marner
Ellenberg, Jordan. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
Ellis, John M. Literature Lost: Social Agendas and the Corruption of the Humanities
Ellis, Joseph J. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Engle, Jerret, ed. The Wisdom of George Eliot
Essinger, James Jacquard's Web
Etheredge, Laura, ed. Islamic History
Eusebius Church History

F

Fagan, Brian The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850
Fagan, Brian Time Detectives: How Archeologists Use Technology to Recapture the Past
Fairbanks, Daniel J. Relics of Eden: The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA
Falkner, John Meade The Lost Stradivarius
Falkner, John Meade Moonfleet
Farjeon, J. Jefferson Mystery in White: A Christmas Crime Story
Farmer, Paul Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues, Updated with a New Preface
Fenn, George Manville The Dark House
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe 1492: The Year the World Began
Fielding, Henry History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
Finn, Ed, ed. and Cramer, Kathryn, ed. Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future
Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary
Fleming, May Agnes Magdalen's Vow
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Charing Cross Mystery
Fletcher, Joseph S. Dead Men's Money
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Middle of Things
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Middle Temple Murder
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Orange-Yellow Diamond
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Paradise Mystery
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation
Fletcher, Joseph S. Scarhaven Keep
Fletcher, Joseph S. The Talleyrand Maxim
Flint, Homer Eon and Hall, Austin The Blind Spot
Forster, E. M. Howards End
Forster, E. M. A Passage to India
Forster, E. M. A Room with a View
Forster, E. M. Where Angels Fear to Tread
Fox, Justin The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street
Fox, Michael J. Lucky Man: A Memoir
Franken, Al Lies And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
Franken, Al Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations
Frederick, John Riders of the Silences
Freedman, Harry The Murderous History of Bible Translations: Power, Conflict and the Quest for Meaning
Freeman, R. Austin Dr. Thorndyke Short Story Omnibus
French, Joseph Lewis, ed. Great Sea Stories
Futrelle, Jacques The Diamond Master
Futrelle, Jacques Elusive Isabel

G

Gaboriau, Émile Monsieur Lecoq
Gabriel, Richard P. Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community
Gallagher, Dan The Pleistocene Redemption
Galsworthy, John The Forsyste Saga
Gardam, Jane Old Filth
Garrett, Laurie Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cousin Phillis
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cranford
Gaskell, Elizabeth A Dark Night's Work
Gaskell, Elizabeth The Grey Woman and Other Tales
Gaskell, Elizabeth Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life
Gaskell, Elizabeth The Moorland Cottage
Gaskell, Elizabeth North and South
Gaskell, Elizabeth Round the Sofa
Gaskell, Elizabeth Ruth
Gaskell, Elizabeth Sylvia's Lovers
Gaskell, Elizabeth Wives and Daughters
Gater, Will The Cosmic Keyhole: How Astronomy is Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe
Gause, Donald C. and Weinberg, Gerald M. Exploring Requirements: Quality Before Design
Gilovich, Thomas How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
Gilson, Charles Treasure of Kings
Gissing, George The Odd Women
Glanville, Ernest In Search of the Okapi
Goldberg, Dave The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality
Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar of Wakefield
Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World
Gomes, Peter J. The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart
Gorky, Maxim Mother
Gould, Stephen Jay Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Gould, Stephen Jay Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
Gould, Stephen Jay The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
Gould, Stephen Jay Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Green, Anna Katharine The Leavenworth Case
Green, Anna Katharine The Woman in the Alcove
Greene, Graham Monsignor Quixote
Greene, Hugh, ed. The American Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
Griffiths, Arthur The Passenger from Calais
Griswold, Latta The Inn at the Red Oak
Gulik, Robert Van, trans. Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An): An Authentic Eighteenth-Century Chinese Detective Novel
Gurney, Alan Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation

H

Haggard, H. Rider Ayesha: The Return of She
Haggard, H. Rider Doctor Therne
Haggard, H. Rider Heart of the World
Haggard, H. Rider King Solomon's Mines
Haggard, H. Rider Montezuma's Daughter
Haggard, H. Rider Mr. Meeson's Will
Haggard, H. Rider The People of the Mist
Haggard, H. Rider She
Haggard, H. Rider Stella Fregelius
Haggard, H. Rider When the World Shook
Haggard, H. Rider and Lang, Andrew The World's Desire
Hains, T. Jenkins Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"
Hall, James Norman The Far Lands
Hall, Stephen S. Mapping the Next Millennium: How Computer-Driven Cartography is Revolutionizing the Face of Science
Halpern, Paul Edge of the Universe: A Voyage to the Cosmic Horizon and Beyond
Hamilton, Edmond The Sargasso of Space
Hamlin, Christopher Cholera: The Biography
Hanshew, Thomas W. Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces
Hanshew, Thomas W. and Hanshew, Mary E. The Riddle of the Frozen Flame
Hardy, Thomas Desperate Remedies
Hardy, Thomas Far from the Madding Crowd
Hardy, Thomas Jude the Obscure
Hardy, Thomas Life's Little Ironies
Hardy, Thomas A Pair of Blue Eyes
Hardy, Thomas Return of the Native
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Hardy, Thomas The Woodlanders
Harrison, K. David The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages
Harvey, Miles The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
Haverbeke, Marijn Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming
Hawes, Charles Boardman The Mutineers
Hawkes, Jacquetta, ed. The World of the Past (Volumes 1 and 2)
Hawthorne, Nathaniel The House of the Seven Gables
Hawthorne, Nathaniel The Scarlet Letter
Heinlein, Robert A. Job: A Comedy of Justice
Hemming, John Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon
Henty, G. A. The Treasure of the Incas
Hersey, John A Bell for Adano
Heyse, Paul At the Ghost Hour: The House of the Unbelieving Thomas
Hillerman, Tony and Herbert, Rosemary, eds. The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Hilton, James Lost Horizon
Hitchings, Henry The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
Hochschild, Adam King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Holland, Nick In Search of Anne Brontë
Hope, Anthony The Prisoner of Zenda
Hornung, E. W. Dead Men Tell No Tales
Hugo, Victor The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Hugo, Victor Toilers of the Sea
Hume, Fergus The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
Hutcheson, John Conroy The Ghost Ship: A Mystery of the Sea
Hutchinson, Robert The Spanish Armada

I

Ingelow, Jean Fated to Be Free
Ingram, Eleanor M. The Thing from the Lake
Innes, Hammond The Wreck of the Mary Deare
Innes, Michael The Paper Thunderbolt
Isham, Frederic Stewart Half A Chance
Ishiguro, Kazuo The Remains of the Day

J

Jackson, Lee Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth
Jackson, Shirley We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself
Jacobs, W. W. Lady of the Barge and Others
Jacobs, W. W. Salthaven
James, Henry The Turn of the Screw
James, Henry Washington Square
James, Henry The Wings of the Dove
James, P. D. Death Comes to Pemberley
James, P. D. Original Sin
Janson, Tore Speak: A Short History of Languages
Janvier, Thomas A. The Aztec Treasure-House
Janvier, Thomas A. In the Sargasso Sea
Jeal, Tim Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure
Jefferson, Sam Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and Rivalries on the Nineteenth Century High Seas
Jenkins, Philip The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa and Asia—and How It Died
Jepson, Edgar The Loudwater Mystery
Johnson, Steven The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
Jones, Martin The Molecule Hunt: Archaeology and the Search for Ancient DNA
Jones, Tony The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier
Joyce, James Dubliners

K

Kador, John 201 Best Questions To Ask On Your Interview
Kafka, Franz Metamorphosis
Kaplan, Michael and Kaplan, Ellen Chances Are ... Adventures in Probability
Kavanagh, Julia Rachel Gray: A Tale Founded on Fact
Kernighan, Brian W. and Pike, Rob The Practice of Programming
Kester, Vaughan The Just and the Unjust
Kester, Vaughan The Prodigal Judge
Kinsley, Michael Big Babies: On Presidents, Politics, and National Crazes
Kipling, Rudyard Captains Courageous
Kipling, Rudyard Kim
Kipling, Rudyard The Man Who Would be King
Kirschner, Mark W. and Gerhart, John C. The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin's Dilemma
Knuth, Donald E. Things A Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About
Kramer, Peter D. Against Depression
Krannich, Caryl and Krannich, Ron Nail the Job Interview: 101 Dynamic Answers to Interview Questions
Krauss, Lawrence M. A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing
Kreisler, Fritz Four Weeks in the Trenches
Krugman, Paul The Accidental Theorist: And Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science

L

Lamb, Charles and Lamb, Mary Tales from Shakespeare
Lambert, Richard A. Financial Literacy for Managers: Finance and Accounting for Better Decision-Making
Lang, Andrew, ed. The Crimson Fairy Book
Lang, Andrew The Mark of Cain
Larrimore, Mark The Book of Job: A Biography
Lawson, Thomas W. Friday, the Thirteenth
Le Guin, Ursula K. Lavinia
Leon, Sharon M. An Image of God: The Catholic Struggle with Eugenics
Leston, Daniel The Genghis Tomb
Lethem, Jonathan Motherless Brooklyn
LeVay, Simon When Science Goes Wrong: Twelve Tales from the Dark Side of Discovery
Levenson, Thomas The Hunt for Vulcan: ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe
Levy, Buddy River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon
Lewis, John Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change
Lewis, Sinclair Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair It Can't Happen Here
Lim, Timothy The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction
Lipovača, Miran Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! A Beginner's Guide
Livingston, Armstrong The Monk of Hambleton
Lloyd, Seth Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes On the Cosmos
Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lofts, Norah A Wayside Tavern
London, Jack The Mutiny of the Elsinore
London, Jack The Sea-Wolf
Long, Timothy W. The Zombie Wilson Diaries
Longyard, William A Speck on the Sea: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels
Lovecraft, H. P. At the Mountains of Madness
Ludlow, Fitz Hugh The Phial of Dread and Other Stories
Lynas, Mark The God Species: Saving the Planet in the Age of Humans

M

MacCulloch, Diarmaid Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490 - 1700
MacCulloch, Diarmaid Silence: A Christian History
McCullough, David The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
McCurry, Stephanie Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War
MacDonald, George The Gifts of the Child Christ: Fairy Tales and Stories for the Childlike, Volume I
MacDonald, George The Gifts of the Child Christ: Fairy Tales and Stories for the Childlike, Volume II
McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy
McIntosh, Pat The Harper's Quine: A Gil Cunningham Murder Mystery
McNamara, Robert In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
McPhee, John The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed
Macrone, Michael Eureka!: 81 Key Ideas Explained
McWhorter, John Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English
Maddock, Larry Unaccustomed as I Am to Public Dying & Other Humorous and Ironic Mystery Stories
Madrick, Jeff Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Malamud, Bernard The Fixer
Malamud, Bernard A Malamud Reader
Manguel, Alberto Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A Biography
Mann, Charles C. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Mann, Charles C. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Mann, Michael E. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines
Manzoni, Alessandro The Betrothed
Mármol, José Amalia: A Romance of the Argentine
Marquis, Don The Cruise of the Jasper B.
Marriott, Christine A. Demons of the Mind: A Memoir of an Obsessive-Compulsive
Marriott-Watson, Henry Brereton Hurricane Island
Marryat, Frederick The Phantom Ship
Martel, Yann Life of Pi
Maslakovic, Neve Regarding Ducks and Universes
Meissner, Rolf The Little Book of Planet Earth
Melville, Herman Moby-Dick
Melville, Herman Benito Cereno
Meredith, Martin Born in Africa: The Quest for the Origins of Human Life
Meyer, Charles F. Introducing English Linguistics
Meyers, Scott Effective C++: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (Second Edition)
Mikszáth, Kálmán St. Peter's Umbrella
Miller, Alice Duer The Burglar and the Blizzard: A Christmas Story
Miller, Anthony What Would Satan Do?
Miller, Mark Crispin The Bush Dyslexicon: Observations on a National Disorder
Miller, Steve The Chemical Cosmos: A Guided Tour
Miller, Walter M., Jr. A Canticle for Leibowitz
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Montgomery, David R. Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
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Moore, Frederick Ferdinand The Devil's Admiral
Moore, George Esther Waters
Moore, Michael Dude, Where's My Country?
Morley, Christopher Parnassus on Wheels
Morrow, W. C. The Ape, the Idiot & Other People
Mortimer, John Rumpole Misbehaves
Mortimer, John Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders
Mortimer, John The Trials of Rumpole
Mullis, Darrell and Orloff, Judith The Accounting Game: Basic Accounting Fresh from the Lemonade Stand

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Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita
Nabokov, Vladimir Pnin
Nafisi, Azar Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
National Geographic Magazine Special Series 2011 7 Billion: How Your World Will Change
Naylor, H. R. The Mystery of Monastery Farm
Nesbit, Edith The Incredible Honeymoon
Nicoll, Maurice The Blue Germ
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Norbu, Jamyang The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes
Nuland, Sherwin B. How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
Nuland, Sherwin B. The Wisdom of the Body

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Oberman, Heiko A. Luther: Man Between God and the Devil
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Olen, Helaine Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry
Oliphant, Margaret Hester
O'Malley, John W., S.J. The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present
O'Neil, Cathy Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
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Oppenheim, E. Phillips Peter Ruff and the Double Four
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Osborn, Ian Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Hidden Epidemic of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Owens, Lily, ed. The Complete Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

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Pääbo, Svante Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes
Packard, Frank L. The Miracle Man
Packard, Frank L. The Red Ledger
Packard, Frank L. The White Moll
Pagels, Elaine Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
Pagels, Elaine Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
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Parrish, Randall The Strange Case of Cavendish
Parrish, Randall Wolves of the Sea
Paulos, John Allen A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market
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Pelc, Stephen Programming Forth
Pemberton, Max Aladdin of London
Pemberton, Max The Iron Pirate: A Plain Tale of Strange Happenings on the Sea
Penrose, Roger The Emperor's New Mind
Perlin, John A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization
Peters, Ellis Brother Cadfael's Penance
Peters, Ellis The Confession of Brother Haluin
Peters, Ellis Dead Man's Ransom
Peters, Ellis The Devil's Novice
Peters, Ellis An Excellent Mystery
Peters, Ellis The Heretic's Apprentice
Peters, Ellis The Hermit of Eyton Forest
Peters, Ellis The Holy Thief
Peters, Ellis The Leper of Saint Giles
Peters, Ellis Monk's Hood
Peters, Ellis A Morbid Taste for Bones
Peters, Ellis One Corpse Too Many
Peters, Ellis The Pilgrim of Hate
Peters, Ellis The Potter's Field
Peters, Ellis A Rare Benedictine
Peters, Ellis The Raven in the Foregate
Peters, Ellis The Rose Rent
Peters, Ellis Saint Peter's Fair
Peters, Ellis The Sanctuary Sparrow
Peters, Ellis The Summer of the Danes
Peters, Ellis The Virgin in the Ice
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Pitt, William Rivers and Ritter, Scott War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You To Know
Poe, Edgar Allan Narrative of A. Gordon Pym
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Postgate, John Microbes and Man
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Priestley, J.B. The Good Companions
Pullman, Philip The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
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Radzivilovsky, Pavel; Galka, Yakov; and Novgorodov, Slava UTF-8 Everywhere: A Manifesto
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Taylor, Andrew Ashes of London
Taylor, Andrew The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionised Geography
Taylor, Ina A Woman of Contradictions: The Life of George Eliot
Tetro, Jason The Germ Code: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes
Tey, Josephine The Daughter of Time
Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair
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Tolstoy, Leo What Men Live By, and Other Tales
Tracy, Louis The Captain of the Kansas
Tracy, Louis The Stowmarket Mystery
Tracy, Louis The Wings of the Morning
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Train, Arthur Cheney Tutt and Mr. Tutt
Trollope, Anthony The Way We Live Now
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Urban, Linwood A Short History of Christian Thought

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Various Delphi Christmas Collection, Volume II
Various Delphi Christmas Collection, Volume III
Various Stories by English Authors: Africa
Various Stories by English Authors: The Sea
Varley, John Mammoth
Varley, John Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo
Vermeij, Geerat J. Privileged Hands: A Scientific Life
Vermes, Geza The Changing Faces of Jesus
Verne, Jules An Antarctic Mystery
Villiers, Marq de Windswept: The Story of Wind and Weather
Viswanath, Rupa The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India
Vokach, Douglas A., ed. Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication
Voltaire Candide, ou l'Optimisme

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Wagner, Andreas Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle
Walcott, Earle Ashley Blindfolded
Wallace, Edgar The Angel of Terror
Wallace, Edgar The Daffodil Mystery
Wallace, Lew Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Wallace, Lew The Fair God; or, The Last of the 'Tzins: A Tale of the Conquest of Mexico
Wallace, Lew The Prince of India, or Why Constantinople Fell
Wallace, Scott The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes
Wallach, Theresa The Rugged Road
Wallis, Jim God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
Walpole, Horace The Castle of Otranto
Walsh, James Morgan The Lost Valley
Walton, Amy Catherine Deck Saved at Sea: A Lighthouse Story
Warden, Florence The Wharf by the Docks
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Wells, Spencer Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization
Wharton, Edith Ethan Frome
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Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Wilde, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilder, Thornton The Bridge of San Luis Rey
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Wills, Garry Why I Am a Catholic
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Wodehouse, P. G. The Intrusion of Jimmy
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Wodehouse, P. G. Piccadilly Jim
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Woods, Margaret L. The Invader
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Wright, Ronald A Short History of Progress

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Xiaoting, Guo Adventures of the Mad Monk Ji Gong: The Drunken Wisdom of China's Most Famous Chan Buddhist Monk

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Yates, Dornford Anthony Lyveden
Yates, Dornford Berry and Co.
Yates, Dornford The Brother of Daphne
Yates, Dornford Jonah and Co.
Yong, Ed I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Yonge, Charlotte M. The Clever Woman of the Family
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Zimmer, Carl Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
Zimmer, Carl A Planet of Viruses
Zola, Émile Doctor Pascal
Zola, Émile The Flood
Zola, Émile Germinal
Zola, Émile Thérèse Raquin

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