Sunday, April 02, 2006

Reading List

Reading Currently:
Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family, by Dr. Phil McGraw

The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman
The Divine Matrix, by Gregg Braden
Wikinomics, by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
The Five Love Languages of Teenagers, by Gary D. Chapman

What’s Next:
A Course In Miracles
Freakonomics, A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Einstein: His Life and Universe, by Walter Isaacson
Einstein: The Life and Times, by Ronald W. Clark
e: The Story of a Number, by Eli Maor
The Golden Ratio: The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number, by Mario Livio
Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea, by Charles Seife
Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman
The Hookup Handbook, by Lavinthal and Rozler
The Luck Factor, by Richard Wiseman
Dispora, by Greg Egan
Permutation City, by Greg Egan
Quarantine, by Greg Egan
Reviving Ophelia, by Mary Pipher and Ruth Ross

There Must be a Pony in Here Somewhere, by Kara Swisher with Lisa Dickey
Valhalla Rising, by Clive Cussler
Ilium, by Dan Simmons
Black Wind, by Clive Cussler

Trojan Odyssey, by Clive Cussler
Cyclops, by Clive Cussler
Treasure, by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave, by Clive Cussler

July 2007
An Imaginary Tale: The Story of "i" [the square root of minus one], by Paul J. Nahin
3001, by Arthur C. Clark

June 2007
The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne

May 2007
The Joy of Pi, by David Blatner
American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

April 2007
Crossing Over: The Stories Behind the Stories, by John Edward

March 2007
John Reynolds The Autobiography, by John Reynolds with Jason McClean

February 2007
Performance Riding Techniques, by Andy Ibbott

January 2007
Tales of Ten Worlds, by Arthur C. Clark

December 2006
The Dirt, by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Neil Strauss

November 2006
Danica - Crossing the Line, by Danica Patrick and Laura Morton
Pattern Recognition, by William Gibson

September 2006
Fast Bikes, Sport Rider, Cycle World (September)

August 2006
The Applause of Heaven, by Max Lucado
Loser, by Jerry Spinelli

July 2006
Fast Bikes and Sport Rider (July Issues).... over and over again ;-)

June 2006
The Universe in a Single Atom, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

May 2006
Atlantis Found, by Clive Cussler

April 2006
Stealing Time, Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Collapse of AOL Time Warner, by Alec Klein
The Five Love Languages for Singles, by Dr. Gary Chapman

March 2006
90 Minutes in Heaven, By Don Piper
Eats, Shoots and Leaves, By Lynn Truss
Cryptonomicon, By Neal Stephenson

January 2006
People of the Lie, By M. Scott Peck, M.D.

The Disappearance of the Universe, By Gary R. Renard
Design Patterns, by Gamma et al
Gödel, A Life of Logic, By John L. Casti and Werner DePauli
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling

The Gnostic Gospels, By Elaine Pagels
Mathematical Carnival, by Martin Gardner

After the Gold Rush, by Steve McConnell
I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov
The Rise of Endymion, By Dan Simmons
Linear Algebra, By Steven A. Leduc
Endymion, By Dan Simmons
Decoding the Da Vinci Code,

The Four Noble Truths, By The Dalai Lama
Data Structures and Algorithms, by Alfred V. Aho, John E. Hopcroft, Jeffry D. Ullman
C++ Simulations and Cellular Automata, by Scott Robert Ladd
The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown
Jarhead, A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles, by Anthony Swofford

Angels and Demons, by Dan Brown
The Height of Your Life,
Diamond Age, By Neal Stephenson

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling
Atlantis Found, by Clive Cussler
The Fabric of Reality, by David Deutsch
The Fall of Hyperion, By Dan Simmons

Hyperion, By Dan Simmons

Snow Crash, By Neal Stephenson
The Two Sides of Love, Using Personality Strengths to Greatly Improve Your Relationships, by Gary Smalley & John Trent, Ph.D.
The Five Love Languages, by Dr. Gary Chapman

Virtual Light, by William Gibson
Sahara, by Clive Cussler

“Does Wednesday mean Mom’s house or Dad’s?” by Marc J. Ackerman, Ph.D.
The New Creative Divorce, by Mel Krantzler, Ph.D. & Pat Krantzler, M.A.
Harry Potter and the Prisner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling

The Pragmatic Programmer, by Andrew Hunt and David Thomas

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling

The Art of Happiness, A Handbook for Living, By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out, by Richard P. Feynman
Joining the SAS, How to Get in and What It’s Like, by Barry Davies

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J.K. Rowling

Billions & Billions, Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium, By Carl Sagan
How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci, Seven Steps to Genius Every Day, By Michael J. Gelb

Flood Tide, by Clive Cussler

The Jungles of Randomness, A Mathematical Safari, By Ivars Peterson
Object-oriented Analysis and Design with Applications, by Grady Booch
Object-oriented Analysis, by Peter Coad and Edward Yordon
Rapid Development, by Steve McConnell

Inca Gold, by Clive Cussler

Satan, Cantor, and Infinity, By Raymond Smullyan

Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card

When Elephants Weep, The Emotional Lives of Animals, by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Susan McCarthy

The Arrow of Time, A Voyage Through Science to Solve Time’s Greatest Mystery, By Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield
Relativity, The Special and the General Theory, A Clear Explanation that Anyone can Understand, by Albert Einstein
Dragon, by Clive Cussler

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card
Gateway, by Frederick Pohl

Deep Six, by Clive Cussler

“What Do You Care What Other People Think?” Further Adventures of a Curious Character, by Richard P. Feynman
The After Death Experience, by Ian Wilson
The Sexual Brain, by Simon LeVay

The Emperor’s New Mind, by Roger Penrose
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, By Douglas R. Hofstadter
Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert A. Heinlein

“Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”, Adventures of a Curious Character, by Richard P. Feynman
The Amazing Brain, by Ornstein, Thompson, Macaulay
The Education of Koko, by Patterson & Linden
2061, by Arthur C. Clarke

Choas, Making a New Science, By James Gleick
The Lopsided Ape, by Michael C. Corballis
The Fountains of Paradise, by Arthur C. Clarke

“The Target Is Destroyed” What Really Happened to Flight 007 and What America Knew about It, by Seymour M. Hersh
The Ring of Truth, by Philip and Phyllis Morrison
Imperial Earth, by Arthur C. Clarke

The Fractal Geometry of Nature, By Benoit B. Mandelbrot
The Right Brain, by Thomas R. Blakeslee
Ringworld, by Larry Niven
Giant’s Star, by James P. Hogan

The Brian, by Richard Restak, M.D.
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, by Robert A. Heinlein
2010, by Arthur C. Clarke

The Body Book, by David Bodanis
The Gentle Giants of Ganymede, by James P. Hogan
The Puzzle Palace, by James Bamford

The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman

Inherit the Stars, by James P. Hogan
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, by J.R.R. Tolkien

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Puppet Masters, by Robert A. Heinlein
The Red Planet, by Robert A. Heinlein
Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein
2001, by Arthur C. Clarke

Starman Jones, by Robert A. Heinlein
Farmer in the Sky, by Robert A. Heinlein
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

Space Cadet, by Robert A. Heinlein
The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis

Raise the Titanic, by Clive Cussler

Iceberg, by Clive Cussler

Pending addition...
Star Wars novels
Various Sci-Fi novels

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