2012 Book List


Here is the list of books I’ve read during the year 2012.

  1. The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report by Timothy Ferris
  2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
  3. The Black Death: A Personal History (Abridged) by John Hatcher
  4. The Complete Infidel’s Guide to the Koran by Robert Spencer
  5. The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass by Bill Maher
  6. The Human, the Orchid, and the Octopus: Exploring and Conserving Our Natural World by Jacques Cousteau, Susan Schiefelbein
  7. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall (War Memoirs Vol. 1) by Spike Milligan
  9. Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction by Stephen J. Blundell
  10. Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life by Michael Moore
  11. The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction by Gil Troy
  12. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  14. The Character of Physical Law (Messenger Lectures, 1964) by Richard Feynman
  15. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
  16. Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meaning of Life by Daniel C. Dennett
  17. A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss
  18. An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming by Al Gore
  19. Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victor by Ben Macintyre
  20. The Quest of the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer
  21. One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science by George Gamow
  22. Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo by Sean B. Carroll
  23. The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography by Stephen Fry
  24. The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster by Bobby Henderson
  25. Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing by Philip C. Plait
  26. D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor
  27. Letters to a Young Contrarian by Christopher Hitchens
  28. The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition by Richard Dawkins
  29. The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
  30. Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben
  31. Druids: A Very Short Introduction by Barry Cunliffe
  32. Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters by Dick Winters, Cole C. Kingseed
  33. E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation by David Bodanis
  34. The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countrie by Charles Darwin
  35. The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction by Terryl L. Givens
  36. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  37. Not the Impossible Faith by Richard Carrier
  38. Conservatives Without Conscience by John W. Dean
  39. My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
  40. The Evolution of God by Robert Wright
  41. Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction by Charles Townshend
  42. Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human by Jesse Bering
  43. Socrates : A Very Short Introduction by Christopher Taylor
  44. The Plague by Albert Camus
  45. The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  46. Islam Unveiled: Disturbing Questions about the World’s Fastest-Growing Faith by Robert Spencer

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