List: Books In 2017


  • The Last Lion: Volume 2, Alone, William Manchester
  • Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, Jonathan Allen
  • Iron John: A Book About Men, Robert Bly

Coming Up

  • Poseidon’s Wake (Poseidon’s Children Book 3), Alastair Reynolds
  • The Last Lion: Volume 3, William Manchester
  • Gateway, Frederik Pohl
  • The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke
  • Startide Rising, David Brin
  • Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
  • American Gods, Neil Gaiman
  • Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Michael Chabon
  • The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis
  • Among Others, Jo Walton
  • Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
  • War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy Started this, but…you know.
  • Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  • Fooled By Randomness, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Wisdom of Crowds, James Surowiecki
  • Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, Chip and Dan Heath
  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, William L. Shirer
  • Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
  • Cato, a Tragedy, Joseph Addison
  • Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make The Leap…And Others Don’t, Jim Collins
  • Making The Modern World: Materials And Dematerialization, Vaclav Smil
  • Colonel Roosevelt, Edmund Morris
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, Robert A. Caro
  • The Passage of Power; The Years of Lyndon Johnson IV, Robert A. Caro
  • Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Ron Chernow
  • Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow
  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport
  • Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests, Steve Freeman & Nat Pryce
  • Unwritten Laws of Engineering, W.J. King & James G. Skakoon
  • Software Development and Reality Construction, Assorted Authors Out of print? Every copy I can find is crazy expensive.


  • The Last Lion: Volume 1, William Manchester
  • The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books, Ted Bishop
  • A Winter Adventure: 4700 Miles on a Russian Motorcycle, William Manchester
  • American Borders: Breakdowns in Small Towns All Around the USA, Carla King
  • American Gods, Neil Gaiman


  • July 12 2017
    Haven’t been keeping this up to date…so many books to read.