2018-01-07 20:13:00: Books Read 2017
Fluent Forever -- Gabriel Wyner
The Willpower Instinct -- Kelly McGonigal, PhD
Nothing to Envy: ordinary lives in North Korea -- Barbara Demick
The Best Buddhist Writing 2010 -- Melvin McLeod, ed.
Berlin and Potsdam -- Bernhard Schneidewind
The Berlin Wall and inner-German border -- Wieland Führ
The Silk Roads: a new history of the world -- Peter Frankopan
The History of Berlin -- Wieland Giebel
Cracking the Coding Interview -- Gayle Laakmann McDowell
The Inner Game of Tennis: the classic guide to the mental side of peak performance -- W. Timothy Gallwey
Network Security through Data Analysis: building situational awareness -- Michael Collins
Mind Over Medicine: scientific proof that you can heal yourself -- Lissa Rankin, M.D.
Still Life -- Louise Penny
The Art of Happiness, 10th anniversary ed. -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
The French Beauty Solution -- Mathilde Thomas
Mindful Eating -- Karen Mayo
Hillbilly Elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis -- J.D. Vance
Be Unstoppable: the 8 essential actions to succeed at anything -- Alden M. Mills
Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change -- Pema Chödrön
Mastery -- Robert Greene
A Woman of Independent Means -- Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Think and Grow Rich -- Napoleon Hill
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2017-01-29 12:43:19: Books Read 2016
CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide Second Edition Exam SY0-401 -- Glen E. Clarke
The Botany of Desire: a plant's-eye view of the world -- Michael Pollan
Smart Change: five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others -- Art Markman, PhD
Amsterdam: a history of the world's most liberal city -- Russell Shorto
Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology -- Guy Ferraro, ed.
American Wife -- Curtis Sittenfeld
Crazy Rich Asians -- Kevin Kwan
Rich Dad, Poor Dad -- Robert T. Kiyosaki
The Fear Cure: cultivating courage as medicine for the body, mind, and soul -- Lissa Rankin, MD
Never Eat Alone: and other secrets to success, one relationship at a time -- Keith Ferrazzi
China Rich Girlfriend -- Kevin Kwan
Ancillary Justice -- Ann Leckie
Penetration Testing: a hands-on introduction to hacking -- Georgia Weidman
Eloquent Ruby -- Russ Olsen
The Midnight Rose -- Lucinda Riley
Hadoop in Practice, 2nd ed. -- Alex Holmes
The Summit: Bretton Woods, 1944 -- Ed Conway
A History of Southeast Asia -- Arthur Cotterell
The Best American Essays, 2007 -- David Foster Wallace, ed.
Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers -- Michael Schrenk
Dixie Bohemia: a French quarter circle in the 1920s -- John Shelton Reed
Official Certified Ethical Hacker Review Guide for Version 7.1 -- Steven DeFino & Larry Greenblatt
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena -- Anthony Marra
LPIC-1 In Depth -- Michael Jang
The Economist Guide to Analysing Companies, 6th ed. -- Bob Vause
The Best American Travel Writing, 2013 -- Elizabeth Gilbert, ed.
The Checklist Manifesto -- Atul Gawande
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2016-01-10 14:25:10: Books Read 2015
The Weimar Republic — Detlev J.K. Peukert
Give and Take: a revolutionary approach to success — Adam Grant
Computer Networking: a top-down approach, 6th ed — James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross
The Miracle: the epic story of Asia’s quest for wealth — Michael Schuman
Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd ed. — Chris Sanders
An Empire of Wealth: the epic history of American economic power — John Steele Gordon
Bosnia: A Short History — Noel Malcolm
Stella Bain — Anita Shreve
The Culture Map: breaking through the invisible boundaries of global business — Erin Meyer
Hotel Florida: truth, love and death in the Spanish Civil War — Amanda Vaill
My Name is Red — Orhan Pamuk
God Breathes His Dreams Through Nathaniel Cadwallader — Charlotte Fairbairn
The Practice of Cloud System Administration: designing and operating large distributed systems — Thomas A. Limoncello, Strata R. Chalup and Christina J. Hogan
The Happiness of Pursuit — Chris Guillebeau
jQuery Novice to Ninja — Earle Castledine and Craig Sharkie
Rutherford Park — Elizabeth Cooke
The Painted Girls — Cathy Marie Buchanan
No Excuses! : the power of self-discipline — Brian Tracy
What Alice Forgot — Liane Moriarty
Fluent in 3 Months — Benny Lewis
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: life, death and hope in a Mumbai undercity — Katherine Boo
CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Study Guide Exam CV0-001 — Nate Stammer and Scott Wilson
Setting the Desert on Fire: T. E. Lawrence and Britain’s secret war in Arabia, 1916-1918 — James Barr
Le BootCamp Diet — Valιrie Orsoni
On the Couch — Lorraine Bracco
Ethernet The Definitive Guide: designing and managing local area networks, 2nd ed — Charles E. Spurgeon & Joann Zimmermann
Sams Teach Yourself NoSQL with MongoDB in 24 Hours — Brad Dayley
Wealth Secrets of the One Percent — Sam Wilkin
Welcome to the Creative Populist Revolution — Carl Norgren
The Other Wes Moore: one name, two fates — Wes Moore
Seven Languages in Seven Weeks: a pragmatic guide to learning programming languages — Bruce A. Tate, Jacquelyn Carter, ed.
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2015-04-08 21:21:21: Books Read 2014
Rethinking Systems Analysis and Design -- Gerald M. Weinberg
The Last Madam: a life in the New Orleans underworld -- Christine Wiltz
Mediaeval History, 4th ed -- Carl Stephenson, rev. Bryce Lyon
Notes on Cooking -- Lauren Braun Costello and Russell Reich
Steelheart -- Brandon Sanderson
Anathem — Neal Stephenson
The Land of Painted Caves — Jean M. Auel
Sin in the Second City: madams, ministers, playboys… — Karen Abbott
The Man who Loved China — Simon Winchester
Revolutions of 1848: a social history — Priscilla Robertson
Elizabeth and Catherine: empresses of all the Russias — Robert Coughlan
Cryptography Engineering — Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier and Tadayoshi Kohno
The Juice Cleanse Reset Diet — Lori Kenyon Farley and Marra St. Clair
The Martha Rules — Martha Stewart
Official Cert Guide: Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 — Wendell Odom, CCIE
The Trump Card: playing to win in work and life — Ivanka Trump
Shadow of the Silk Road — Colin Thubron
Exam Cram: Cisco CCENT ICND1 100-101 — Michael Valentine and Keith Barker
Mommywood — Tori Spelling
Odessa: genius and death in a city of dreams — Charles King
Predators, Prey, and Other Kinfolk: growing up in polygamy — Dorothy Allred Solomon
Thrive: the third metric to redefining success — Arianna Huffington
The Ornament of the World — Marνa Rosa Menocal
Forgive My Fins — Tera Lynn Childs
Fins Are Forever — Tera Lynn Childs
Transcendence — C. J. Omololu
Intuition — C. J. Omololu
Chalice — Robin McKinley
Gamify: how gamification motivates people to do extraordinary things — Brian Burke
Flash Burnout — L.K. Madigan
And Both Were Young — Madeleine L’Engle
Wondrous Strange — Lesley Livingston
Darklight — Lesley Livingston
Tempestuous — Lesley Livingston
Authorized Cert Guide: CompTIA Security+ SY0-301
The Selection — Kiera Cass
The Elite — Kiera Cass
The One — Kiera Cass
Before Happiness — Shawn Achor
Sams Teach Yourself Node.js in 24 Hours — George Ornbo
Authorized Cert Guide: CompTIA Security+ SY0-301, 2nd ed. — David L. Prowse
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2014-01-20 19:58:26: Books Read 2013
Coders at Work: reflections on the craft of programming -- Peter Seibel
Illuminations: a novel of Hildegard von Bingen -- Mary Sharratt
Origins and Evolution of the European Union -- Desmond Dinan, ed.
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide -- Matt and Angela Walker
Some Girls: my life in a harem -- Jillian Lauren
On Becoming a Leader -- Warren Bennis
CCNA for Dummies -- Ron Gilster, Jeff Bienvenu and Kevin Ulstad
A+ Quick Reference, 3rd ed. -- Mark Edward Soper
Enchanted: the art of changing hearts, minds and actions -- Guy Kawasaki
A Man with no Talents: memoirs of a Tokyo day laborer -- Oyama Shiro (tr. Edward Fowler)
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality -- Elizabeth Eulberg
The Abacus and the Cross -- Nancy Marie Brown
From Here, You Can't See Paris -- Michael S. Sanders
Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours, 5th ed. -- Joe Casad
The Future of Us -- Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
CultureShock: Czech Republic -- Tim Nollen
CompTIA Network+ N10-005 In Depth -- Tamara Dean
HarperCollins College Outline, World History to 1648 -- Jay Pascal Anglin & William J. Hamblin
Girl in Translation -- Jean Kwok
CompTIA Network+ Rapid Review -- Craig Zacker
Before European Hegemony: the world system AD 1250-1350 -- Janet L. Abu-Lughod
The Best of Me -- Nicholas Sparks
Fire and Rain: ...the lost story of 1970 -- David Browne
The Cold War: a history -- Martin Walker
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2013-02-05 12:11:11: Books Read 2012
A Concise History of Hungary -- Miklσs Molnαr
A Traveller's History of London, 3rd ed. -- Richard Tames
The Name of the Wind -- Patrick Rothfuss
21: the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions -- Ben Mezrich
How Come That Idiot's Rich and I'm Not? -- Robert Shemin
Tκte-ΰ-Tκte: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre -- Hazel Rowley
Plato, Not Prozac!: Applying Philosophy to Everyday Problems -- Lou Marinoff
Six Thinking Hats -- Edward de Bono
How to Become a Rainmaker: the rules for getting and keeping customers and clients -- Jeffrey J. Fox
The Art of the Start: the time-tested, battle-hardened guide for anyone starting anything -- Guy Kawasaki
Prisoners of Childhood: the drama of the gifted child and the search for the true self -- Alice Miller
Made by Hand: searching for meaning in a throwaway world -- Mark Frauenfelder
Little Bets: how breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries -- Peter Sims
The Influentials -- Ed Keller and Jon Berry
Spice: the history of a temptation -- Jack Turner
Proust Was a Neuroscientist -- Jonah Lehrer
Passionate Minds -- David Bodanis
The Shelters of Stone -- Jean M. Auel
All Customers are Irrational -- William J. Cusick
The Willpower Instinct -- Kelly McGonigal
In Search of Zarathustra: the first prophet and the ideas that changed the world -- Paul Kriwaczek
Afterlight -- Elle Jasper
Eventide -- Elle Jasper
The Little Russian -- Susan Sherman
The Dream -- Gurbaksh Chahal
The Best Investment Advice I Ever Received -- Liz Claman
His Uptown Girl -- Gail Sattler
Rise and Shine -- Anna Quindlen
The History of Love -- Nicole Krauss
The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook -- Colleen DeBaise
Small Business Survival Guide -- Cliff Ennico
How to Invest $50-$5,000, 9th ed. -- Nancy Dunnan
The Real Cost of Living -- Carmen Wong Ulrich
The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science -- Arthur W Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn
The Best American Short Stories -- Richard Russo, ed.
The Ivy Portfolio: how to invest like the top endowments -- Mebane T. Faber and Eric W. Richardson
Six Pixels of Separation: everyone is connected, connect your business to everyone -- Mitch Joel
Courtesans: money, sex and fame in the nineteenth century -- Katie Hickman
The Cheese Companion: a connoisseur's guide -- Judy Ridgway, updated by Sara Hill, 2nd ed.
All-In-One CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Guide, 8th ed. -- Mike Meyers
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2013-02-01 11:35:04: Books Read 2011
A Concise History of Germany (2nd ed.) -- Mary Fulbrook
Genes, Peoples, and Languages -- Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Healing Narratives: Women Writers curing Cultural Dis-ease -- Gay Wilentz
Brida -- Paulo Coelho
Lost Horizon -- James Hilton
Reindeer Moon -- Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
The Lady Tasting Tea: How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century -- David Salsburg
Rules of Engagement -- Stephanie Fowers
The Grand Design -- Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters -- Julian Barnes
The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia and How it Died -- Philip Jenkins
The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In -- Hugh Kennedy
Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Science of the Mind -- Josι Luis Bermϊdez
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life -- Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
The Map of True Places -- Brunonia Barry
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way -- Joy Hakim
A Tale of Two Cities -- Charles Dickens
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac -- Gabrielle Zevin
7 Habits of Highly Effective People -- Stephen Covey
The Friendship Crisis -- Marla Paul
The American -- Henry James
Mysteries of the Middle Ages (and the Beginning of the Modern World) -- Thomas Cahill
The Black Death and the Transformation of the West -- David Herlihy
Marco Polo: The Incredible Journey -- Robin Brown
Life in a Medieval City -- Joseph and Frances Gies
The Renaissance: A Short History -- Paul Johnson
The Diamond Age -- Neal Stephenson
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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