My Annual Booklists

Since 1994 I have tracked the books I read. Any book can qualify, long or short, fiction or non-fiction, technical or fun, as long as I read it completely.

2007 Booklist
  1. Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel
    Rebecca Goldstein
  2. State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III
    Bob Woodward
  3. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
    E. J. Konigsburg
  4. The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency,
    America’s Most Secret Intelligence Organization

    James Bamford
  5. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten:
    Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things

    Robert Fulghum
  6. Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk
    Maureen Dowd
  7. Salt – The Fifth Element: The Story of a Basic American Industry
    Garnett Laidlaw Eskew
  8. Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos
    Isaac Asimov
  9. Watch Collecting
    Kenneth Ullyett
  10. Noodling for Flatheads: Moonshine, Monster Catfish and other Southern Comforts
    Burkhard Bilger
  11. A Parchment of Leaves
    Silas House
  12. Death in the Andes
    Mario Vargas Llosa
  13. Of Time and Space and Other Things
    Isaac Asimov
  14. History of the Peloponnesian War
  15. The Selfish Gene
    Richard Dawkins
  16. Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar:
    Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

    Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein
  17. Smart Chip from St. Petersburg and other tales of a bygone chess era
    Genna Sosonko
  18. Manassas to Appomattox: The Civil War Memoirs of Pvt. Edgar Warfield, 17th Virginia Infantry
    Edgar Warfield
  19. The Geographer’s Library
    Jon Fasman
  20. A History of Pi
    Petr Beckmann
  21. The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: Yorktown to the Seven Days
    William J. Miller, ed.
  22. A Mathematician’s Apology
    (re-read from 2003)
    G. H. Hardy