2011 Book List


Here is the list of books I’ve read during the year 2011.

  1. Meditations on First Philosophy by Rene Descartes
  2. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
  3. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  4. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
  5. Age Of Reason by Thomas Paine
  6. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
  7. The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
  8. The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  9. Hitch-22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens
  10. Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are by Frans De Waal
  11. Evolution by Stephen Jay Gould
  12. Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
  13. Natural Selections: Selfish Altruists, Honest Liars, and Other Realities of Evolution by David P. Barash
  14. Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction by Mark Maslin
  15. The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics by Leonard Susskind
  16. African History: A Very Short Introduction by John Parker, Richard Rathbone
  17. I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert
  18. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  19. Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human by Matt Ridley
  20. Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All by David Fitzgerald
  21. God According to God: A Scientist Discovers We’ve Been Wrong About God All Along by Gerald Schroeder
  22. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
  23. The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi: The Ten Greatest Math Puzzles of All Time by Marcel Danesi
  24. The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction by Robert J. McMahon
  25. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  26. Words That Work: It’s Not What You Say, It’s What People Hear by Frank I. Luntz
  27. Moses and Monotheism by Sigmund Freud
  28. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  29. What Did We Use Before Toilet Paper?: 200 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers by Andrew Thompson
  30. Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk by Massimo Pigliucci
  31. Freud: A Very Short Introduction by Anthony Storr
  32. Biblical Nonsense: A Review of the Bible for Doubting Christians by Jason Long
  33. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica
  34. The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule by Michael Shermer
  35. Candide by Voltaire
  36. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
  37. When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? by George Carlin
  38. Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction by Eleanor Nesbitt
  39. Hinduism : A Very Short Introduction by Kim Knott
  40. The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice by Christopher Hitchens
  41. The Apocryphal Gospels: A Very Short Introduction by Paul Foster
  42. The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction by Timothy Lim
  43. Kepler’s Conjecture: How Some of the Greatest Minds in History Helped Solve One of the Oldest Math by George G. Szpiro
  44. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution–and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
  45. Dialogues about God (New Dialogues in Philosophy) by Charles Taliaferro
  46. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  47. Nomad: From Islam to America by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  48. Moab Is My Washpot by Stephen Fry
  49. Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces That Shape The Universe by Martin Rees
  50. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
  51. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  52. Superstition of Divorce by G. K. Chesterton
  53. The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True by Richard Dawkins
  54. Forged: Writing in the Name of God — Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are by Bart D. Ehrman
  55. Memory: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan K. Foster
  56. Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley
  57. Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction by Jim Fraser
  58. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction by David Canter
  59. The History of Life: A Very Short Introduction by Michael J. Benton
  60. The History of Time: A Very Short Introduction by Leofranc Holford-Strevens
  61. Myth: A Very Short Introduction by Robert A. Segal
  62. The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
  63. Climbing Mount Improbable by Richard Dawkins
  64. Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction by Ian Shaw
  65. Why I Am Not a Muslim by Ibn Warraq
  66. Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction by Harry Sidebottom

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