the NAR

Library of our past books

1. Conflict Sociology by Randall Collins, 1975.

2. The Social Construction of Reality by Peter Berger and Thomas Luckman, 1967.

3. States and Social Revolutions by Theda Skocpol, 1970.

4. The Passions and the Interests by Albert Hirschman, 1977.

5. Haven in a Heartless World by Christopher Lasch, 1977.

6. Cultural Materialism by Marvin Harris, 1979.

7. Evolutionary Economics by Kenneth Boulding, 1977.

8. The Modern World System I: Capitalist Agriculture and The Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century by Immanuel Wallerstein, 1977.

9. The Essential Tension by Thomas Kuhn, 1977.

10. Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences by Alfred W.  Crosby, 1972.

11. The Rise of Western Rationalism by Wolfgang Schluchter, 1979.

12. Sweetness and Power by Sidney Mintz, 1980.

13. Kings or People by Reinhard Bendix, 1978.

14. Politics and Markets by Charles Lindbloom, 1977.

15. The Interpretation of Cultures by Clifford Geertz, 1973.

16. Technics and Human Development.  Vol.  I by Lewis Mumford, 1966.

17. From Graven Images: Patterns of Modern Materialism by Chandra Mukerji, 1983.

18. Autonomous Technology by Langdon Winner, 1977.

19. Ecology, Meaning, and Religion by Roy C.  Rappaport, 1979.

20. Power and Powerlessness by John Gaventa, 1980.

21. Turing's Man by J. David Bolter, 1981.

22. Origins of the State and Civilization by Elman Service, 1975.

23. The Pursuit of Power by William McNeil, 1982.

24. Science, Ideology, and Policy Sciences by Paul Diesing, 1982.

25. The Soul of Modern Economic Man by Milton L. Meyers, 1983.

26. Opening Pandora's Box by G.  Nigel Gilbert and Michael Mulkay, 1984.

27. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber, 1958.

28. Agrarian Revolution by Jeffrey Paige, 1979.

29. Outline of a Theory of Practice by Pierre Bourdieu, 1972.

30. A Contemporary Critique of Cultural Materialism by Anthony Giddens, 1981.

31. The Dancing Wu Li Masters or the Wu Li Dancing Masters by Gary Zukav, 1979.

32. Micromotives and Macrobehavior by Thomas Schelling, 1978.

33. Goedel, Escher, and Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, 1979.

34. Rationality and Relativism by Martin Hollis and Steven Lukes, 1982.

35. Medieval Technology and Social Change by Lynn Whyte, Jr, 1967.

36. After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre, 1981.

37. The European Miracle by E. L. Jones, 1983.

38. Europe and the People without History by Eric Wolf, 1982.

39. The Constitution of Society by Anthony Giddens, 1984.

40. Weberian Sociology by Randall Collins, 1986.

41. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England by William Cronon, 1983.

42. The Shaping of American: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History: Volume 1: Atlantic America, 1492-1800 by D.  W.  Meinig, 1986.

43. Giving Up the Gun by Noel Perrin, 1979.

44. Anthropology as Cultural Critique by George Marcus and Michael Fischer, 1986.

45. The Lost Soul of American Politics by John P.  Diggens, 1984.

46. Primitive and Peasant Markets by Richard Hodges, 1988.

47. Fact and Method by Richard M.  Miller, 1987.

48. Explaining Technological Change by Jon Elster, 1983.

49. Ulysses and the Sirens by Jon Elster, 1979.

50. The Soul of Modern Economic Man: Ideas of Self-Interest from Thomas Hobbes to Adam Smith by Milton L. Myers, 1983.

51. The Sources of Social Power.  Vol.  I by Michael Mann, 1986.

52. Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life by Stephen Shapin and Simon Shaffer, 1985.

53. The Condition of Postmodernity by David Harvey, 1987.

54. The Truly Disadvantaged by William J.  Wilson, 1988.

55. Empires by el T.  Doyle, 1986.

56. First the Seed by Jack Kloppenberg, 1989.

57. Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance by James C.  Scott, 1987.

58. The Mirror of Production by Jean Baudrillard, 1975.

59. Stone Age Economics by Marshall Sahlins, 1975.

60. The Anatomy of Power by John Kenneth Gailbraith, 1983.

61. Poisons of the Past: Molds, Epidemics, and History by Mary Matossian, 1989.

62. Free to Lose by John E. Roemer, 1988.

63. Strategic Interaction by Irving Goffman, 1969.

64. Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defense by G.  A.  Cohen, 1978.

65. Environment, Subsistence, and System by Roy Ellen, 1982.

66. How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World by Nathan Rosenberg and L. E. Birdwell, 1986.

67. Coercion, Capital, and the European States by Charles Tilly, 1987.

68. City of Crystal by Mike Davis, 1990.

69. Social Epistemology by Steve Fuller, 1988.

70. Passions Within Reason: The Strategic Role of the Emotions by Robert H.  Frank, 1988.

71. Population and Nutrition by Massimo Livi-Bacci, 1991.

72. Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World by Jack Goldstone, 1991.

73. Long-Wave Rhythms in Economic Development and Political Behavior by Brian Berry, 1991.

74. The Nuer Conquest by Raymond Kelly, 1985.

75. How to Lie with Maps by Mark Monmonier, 1991.

76. The Sources of Social Power.  Vol.  II by Michael Mann, 1993.

77. American Apartheid by Raymond Massey and Nancy Denton, 1993.

78. Blood Revenge by Christopher Boehm, 1986.

79. The Shaping of American: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History: Volume 2: Continental America, 1800-1867 by D.  W.  Meinig, 1993.

80. Legitimation Crisis by Jurgen Habermass, 1973.

81. Revolt of the Elites by Christopher Lasch, 1995.

82. Biophilia by E. O. Wilson, 1986.

83. Full Pews, Empty Altars by Richard Schoenherr and Lawrence Young, 1993.

84. Nature's Metropolis by William Cronon, 1991.

85. On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace by Donald Kagan, 1995.

86. The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm, 1994.

87. City Life by Withold Rybczynski, 1995.

88. Darwin's Dangerous Idea by Daniel Dennett, 1995.

89. Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama, 1995.

90. Capitalist Development and Democracy by Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Evelne Stephens, and John Stephens, 1989.

91. Revolution in Time by David Landes, 1983.

92. Poverty and Famines by Amartya Sen, 1981.

93. Domination and the Art of Resistance by James C.  Scott, 1990.

94. Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order by George Johnson, 1995.

95. The Dust Rose Like Smoke: The Subjugation of the Zulu and the Sioux by James Gump, 1994.

96. Descartes: An Intellectual Biography by Stephen Gaukroger, 1995.

97. Max Weber: Politics and the Spirit of Tragedy by John Patrick Diggens, 1996.

98. Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L.  Bernstein, 1996.

99. The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History by David Hackett Fischer, 1996.

100. The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History by Rodney Stark, 1996.

101. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond, 1997.

102. Chapters from Edo and Paris: Urban Life and the State in the Early Modern Era by James L. McClain, Hohn M. Merriman, and Ugawa Kaoru, eds. , 1996.

103. The Economic Laws of Scientific Research.  Terence Kealey, 1997.

104. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language.  Steven Pinker, 1996.

105. When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor.  William Julius Wilson, 1996.

106. The History of Statistics: The Measurement of Uncertainty Before 1900 by Stephen M. Stigler, 1986.

107. The Black Death and the Transformation of the West by David Herlihy and Samuel Cohn, 1997.

108. The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700 to 1860 by Wilma A Dunaway, 1996.

109. Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan, 1997.

110. A Concise History of World Population (2nd ed. ) by Massimo Livi-Bacci, 1997.

111. Conceived in Liberty: Joshua Chamberlain, William Oates, and the American Civil War by Mark Perry, 1997.

112. Golden Arches East: McDonald's in East Asia by James L.  Watson (Editor), 1998.

113. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some Are So Poor by David Landes, 1998.

114. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by E. O. Wilson, 1998.

115. Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty by Greg Dening, 1998.

116. Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1800 by Alfred W. Crosby, 1986.

117. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington, 1996.

118. Ever Since Adam and Eve: the Evolution of Human Sexuality by Malcolm Potts and Roger Short, 1999.

119. Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia by Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac, 1999.

120. The Mummies of Urumchi by Elizabeth Wayland Barber, 1999.

121. The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Mellennium by Robert Lacey & Danny Danziger, 1999.

122. Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen, 1999.

123. London 1900: The Imperial Metropolis by Jonathan Schneer, 1999.

124. Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There by David Brooks, 2000.

125. Is the Present the Key to the Past or the Past the Key to the Present? James Hutton and Adam Smith Versus Abraham Gottlob Werner and Karl Marx in Interpreting History by A.  M.  C.  Sengör, 2001.

126. The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World by Bjorn Lomborg, 2001.

127. One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism by Rodney Stark, 2001.

128. From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present by Jacque Barzun, 2000.

129. Beer and Circus: How Big-time College Sports Is Crippling Undergraduate Education by Murray Sperber, 2000.

130. A History of Celibacy by Elizabeth Abbott, 2001.

131. Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress edited by Lawrence E.  Harrison and Samuel P.  Huntington, 2000.

132. Cultures of Darkness: Night Travels in the Histories of Transgression by Bryan D.  Palmer, 2000.

133. Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power by Victor Davis Hanson, 2001.

134. The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples by Tim Flannery, 2001.

135. The Face of Battle by John Keegan, 1976.

136. Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82 by Elizabeth Ann Fenn, 2001.

137. The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy by Federico Varese, 2001.

138. The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology by Simon Winchester, 2001.

139. The Pity of War: Explaining World War I by Niall Ferguson, 1999.

140. The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand, 2001.

141. What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response by Bernard Lewis, 2002.

142. Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History by Ted Steinberg, 2002.

143. Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History by Alfred W.  Crosby, 2002.

144. The Human Web: A Bird's Eye View of World History by J.  R.  McNeill & William H.  McNeill, 2003.

145. Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky, 2003.

146. The Bonehunters' Revenge: Dinosaurs and Fate in the Gilded Age by David Rains Wallace, 2000.

147. The End of the American Era by Charles A.  Kupchan, 2002.

148. When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time by Michael J.  Benton, 2003.

149. Einstein's Clocks, Poincare's Maps: Empires of Time by Peter Galison, 2003.

150. Making Sense of Life by Evelyn Fox Keller, 2002.

151. Krakatoa by Simon Winchester, 2003.

152. Mr.  Jefferson's Lost Cause by Roger G.  Kennedy, 2003.

153. In The Name of Eugenics by Daniel J.  Kevles, 1985.

154. The Discovery of Global Warming by Spencer R. Weart, 2003.

155. Einstein 1905 by John S.  Rigden, 2005.

156. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond, 2005.

157. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson, 2003.

158. Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution by Peter J.  Richerson and Robert Boyd, 2005.

159. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed by James Scott, 1998.

160. A War Like No Other by Victor Davis Hanson, 2005.

161. Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes, 2002.

162. No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan, 2005.

163. From Beirut to Jerusalem: Updated with a New Chapter by Thomas L.  Friedman, 1995.

164. The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth by Benjamin M.  Friedman, 2005.

165. Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq by Michael R.  Gordon and General Bernard E.  Trainor, 2006.

166. Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday, 2005.

167. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius by Leo Damrosch, 2005.

168. Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying by James M.  Olson, 2006.

169. A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Akcam and Paul Bessemer, 2006.

170. In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind by Eric R.  Kandel, 2007.

171. The Federalist Papers by Publius [aka Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay], 1787-88.

172. Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's Soul by Edward Humes, 2007.

173. Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World by Greg Clark, 2007.

174. Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate by William F.  Ruddiman, 2005.

175. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin, 2005.

176. Fusiliers: The Saga of the British Soldier in the American Revolution by Mark Urban, 2007.

177. Firearms: The Life Story of a Technology by Roger Pauly, 2008.

178. Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics by Gino Segre, 2007.

179. Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak by Kenneth S.  Deffeyes, 2005.

180. To Begin the World Anew by Bernard Bailyn, 2003.

181. The Horse, the Wheel, and Langage: How Bronze-Age Riders From the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World by David Anthony.  2007.

182. Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change by William R.  Catton, Jr. , 1980.

183. Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion by Stuart Kauffman, 2008.

184. Samuel Johnson: A Biography by Peter Martin, 2008.

185. War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict And the Descent of the West by Niall Ferguson, 2006.

186. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas Friedman, 2008.

187. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner, 1995.

188. Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965 by Mark Moyar, 2006.

189. The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Modern European Thought by Jerry Z.  Muller, 2002.

190. Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos by William James Burroughs, 2005.

191. The Genome War: How Craig Ventner Tried to Capture the Code of Life and Saved the World by James Shreeve, 2004.

192. Champlain's Dream by David Hackett Fischer, 2008.

193. Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed, 2009.

194. On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction by Brian Boyd, 2009.

195. The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found by Mary Beard, 2008.

196. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by John M.  Barry, 1998.

197. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes, 2009.

198. Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb by Richard Rhodes, 1995.

199. The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama, 2011.

200. Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis, An Abridgment by Michael Williams, 2006.

201. The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700 by Roderick Floud, Robert W.  Fogel, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong.  2011.

202. Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History by Craig L.  Symonds, 2006.

203. Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott.  2011.

204. Ghosts of Empire by Kwasi Kwarteng.  2012.

205. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt, 2011.

206. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Michael E.  Mann, 2012.

207. America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A.  Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union by Fergus M.  Bordewich, 2012.

208. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, 2011.

209. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner, 2012.

210. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings, and the Biology of Boom and Bust by John Coates, 2012

211. The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South by Bruce Levine, 2013.

212. And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails by Wayne Curtis, 2007.

213. Boltzmann's Atom: The Great Debate That Launched a Revolution in Physics by David Lindley, 2001.

214. Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America by Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane, 2013.

215. Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them by Donovan Hohn, 2011.

216. Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson, 2012.

217. Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth by Chris Stringer, 2012.

218. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, Indian Allies by Alan Taylor, 2010.

219. In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World by Ian Stewart, 2012.

220. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clarke, 2013.

221. The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, 2013.

222. Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon, 2013.

223. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson, 2014.

224. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy, 2013.

225. Pericles of Athens by Vincent Azoulay, 2014.

226. Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World by Amir Alexander, 2014.

227. The Giant Airships by Douglas Botting, 1980.

228. A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth by Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink, 2015.

229. Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant by Tracy Borman, 2014.

230. How to Find a Habitable Planet by James Kasting, 2010.

231. The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present by Eric Kandel, 2012.

232. War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation by John Sedgwick, 2015.

233. A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service by Robert M Gates, 2016.

234. What Is a Dog? by Raymond Coppinger and Lorna Coppinger, 2016.

235. This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason by Mark Molesky, 2015.

236. Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond by Sonia Shah 2016.

237. Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas 2013.

238. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.  D.  Vance, 2016.

239. Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World by Adrian Goldsworthy, 2016.

240. Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing by James Owen Weatherall, 2016.

241. Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History by Peter Turchin, 2016.

242. How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer, 2004.

243. A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves by Walter Alvarez, 2016.

244. The Shape of the New: Four Big Ideas and How They Made the Modern World by Scott L.  Montgomery and Daniel Chirot, 2015.

245. When Germs Travel: Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed by Howard Markel, 2005.

246. Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, Geoffrey West, 2017.

247. Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History by Orlando Figes, 2014.

248. Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Christopher Knowlton 2017.

249. Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War by Lewis E.  Lehrman, 2018

250. Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War It Starts by Harlan Ullman, 2017.

251. Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands by Roger D.  Hodge, 2017.

252. The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Stephen Greenblatt, 2017.

253. Against the Grain:A Deep History of the Earliest States by James C.  Scott, 2017.

254. God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright, 2018.

255. A Mathematician's Apology by G.  H.  Hardy with foreword by C.  P.  Snow, 2012 re-issue of 1940 original.

256. Who We Are and How We Got There: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past by David Reich, 2018.

257. A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer Doudna and Samuel Sternberg, 2017.

258. Forged in Fire: War, Peace and the Democratic Bargain by John Ferejohn and Francis McCall Rosenbluth, 2016.

259. The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C.  Mann, 2018.

260. Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union by Harold Clarke, Matthew Goodwin, and Paul Whiteley, 2017.

261. Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism and Shame by Christopher Boehm, 2012.

262. Life 3. 0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark, 2017.

263. A Global Warming Primer by Jeffrey Bennett, 2016.

264. Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely by Andrew S.  Curran, 2019.

265. The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre, 2019.

266. The Ice at the Edge of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner, 2019.

267. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen, 2018.

268. Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves by Frans de Waal, 2019.

269. Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham, 2019.

270. The Europeans; Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture by Orlando Figes, 2019.

271. The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society by Binyamin Appelbaum, 2019.

272. When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky by Erik Asphaug, 2019.

273. The Mosquito: A History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C.  Winegard, 2019.

274. Galileo and the Science Deniers by Mario Livio, 2020.

275. When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought by Jim Holt, 2018.

276. The Volga: A History by Janet M.  Hartley, 2020.

277. The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall, 2012.

278. On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed, 2021.

279. Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer by Steven Johnson, 2021.

280. The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World by Marie Favereau, 2020.

281. The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth by Jonathan Rauch,  2021.

282. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson, 2021.

283. Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art by Rebecca Wragg Sykes, 2020.

284. The Verge: Reformation, Renaissance and Forty Years That Shook the World 1490 – 1530 by Patrick Wyman, 2021.

285. Hitler’s American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and Germany’s March to Global War by Brendan Simms and Charlie Lademan, 2021.

286. Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach, 2016.

287. How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going by Vaclav Smil, 2022.

288. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson, 2020.

289. The elephant in the universe: our hundred-year search for dark matter by Govert Schilling, 2022.

290. The gun, the ship, and the pen: warfare , constitutions and the making of the modern World by Linda Cooley, 2021

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