2024-05-18

List of Books Read


This is a list of some of the books that I've read (most recent first):

Steven J. Ross - Hitler in Los Angeles (currently reading)

Richard Sacks - A Great Craving for Peace
Douglas Phillips - Quantum Chaos
Liz Cheney - Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning
The Balkan Network - Gregory M. Acuña
Cixin Liu - Death's End (The Three Body Problem Series #3) Nathan Englander - Dinner at the Center of the Earth
Mick Herron - The Secret Hours
Chey Cobb - Cryptography for Dummies
M. R. Carey - Infinity Gate (Pandominion, #1)
Agatha Christie - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Susan Cole - Bookish People
A. B. Yehoshua - The Tunnel
Jonathan Taplin - The End of Reality (How Four Billionaires are selling a fantasy future of the Metaverse, Mars and Crypto) Omer Friedlander - The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy LandThe Balkan
John Le Carré - The Tailor of Panama (soon)
Sanford D. Greenberg - Hello Darkness, My Old Friend
John Le Carré - The Pigeon Tunnel- Stories From My Life
Douglas Phillips - Quantum Entangled (Quantum Series Book #4)
Vince Flynn - Code Red (Mitch Rapp #22)
Lee Child, Andrew Child - No Plan B (Jack Reacher #27)
Elie Weisel - Night (book on deck) Robert Baer - Fourth Man
Lee Child - Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher #13)
Lee Child - Blue Moon (Jack Reacher #24)
Erin Evan - The Bone Wars, Book One: The Pirates of Montana
Elizabeth Graver - Kantika: A Novel
Bonnie MacBird - What Child Is This?
Reading: John Markoff - Whole Earth
John Le Carré - Agent Running in the Field
Steve Schirripa, Michael Imperioli - Woke Up This Morning: The Definitive Oral History of the Sopranos
Ted Chiang - Exhalation
Bonnie MacBird - The Three Locks (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, Book 4)
Jo Nesbø - Killing Moon (Harry Hole #13)
Bonnie MacBird - The Devil's Due (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, Book 3)
Edmund de Waal - The Hare with Amber Eyes - A Hidden Inheritance
Andy Weir - Project Hail Mary
Blake Crouch - Recursion
Jerzy Kosinski - Being There
Vern Buzarde - The Navigator
Vern Buzarde - Unvisited Tombs
Vern Buzarde - Impermanent Universe
Vern Buzarde - A Kink in Time
Bonnie MacBird - Unquiet Spirits: Whisky, Ghosts, Murder (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, Book 2)
Gregg Olsen - The Hive
Jo Nesbø - The Thirst (Harry Hole #11) Jo Nesbø - Knife (Harry Hole #12)
Jo Nesbø - The Phantom (Harry Hole #9) Jo Nesbø - Police (Harry Hole #10)
Mick Herron - Bad Actors (Slough House #8) Jo Nesbø - The Leopard (Harry Hole #8)
Jo Nesbø - The Snowman (Harry Hole #7) Mick Herron - Slough House (Slough House #7)
Mick Herron - London Rules (Slough House #5) Mick Herron - Joe Country (Slough House #6)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - Oath of Loyalty (Mitch Rapp #21)
Jo Nesbø - The Redeemer (Harry Hole #6)
Mick Herron - Spook Street (Slough House #4) Jo Nesbø - The Devil's Star (Harry Hole #5)
Jo Nesbø - Nemesis (Harry Hole #4) Mick Herron - Real Tigers (Slough House #3)
Jo Nesbø - The Redbreast (Harry Hole #3) Mick Herron - Dead Lions (Slough House #2)
Eric van Lustbader- The Oligarch's Daughter Jo Nesbø - Cockroaches (Harry Hole #2)
Jo Nesbø - The Bat (Harry Hole #1)
Eric van Lustbader - The Death and Life of Nicholas Linnear (Book 7)
John Le Carré- Silverview
Mick Herron- Slow Horses (Slough House #1)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - Order to Kill (Mitch Rapp #15)
Vince Flynn and and Kyle Mills - Enemy of the State (Mitch Rapp #16)
Vince Flynn - Act of Treason (Mitch Rapp #9)
Vince Flynn - Pursuit of Honor (Mitch Rapp #12)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - Total Power (Mitch Rapp #19)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills -Enemy at the Gates (Mitch Rapp #20)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - Lethal Agent (Mitch Rapp #18)
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - Red War (Mitch Rapp #17)
Cecil Roth - Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi
Cixin Liu - The Dark Forest (The Three Body Problem Series)
Barry Eisler - The Chaos Kind
Veronique Vienne - The Art of Doing Nothing
Clifford D. Simak - City
Robert Wilson - A Small Death in Lisbon
Nathan Hill - The Nix
Hunter S. Thompson - The Curse of Lono
Trevanian - Shibumi
Brad Parks - Interference
Lee Child - The Hard Way
Richard Sacks - All Vows
Kai-Fu Lee - AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
Lee Child - One Shot (Jack Reacher #9)
Douglas Phillips - Quantum Time (Quantum Series Book 3)
Cixin Liu - The Three Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past Book 1)
Douglas Phillips - Quantum Space (Quantum Series Book 1) Douglas Phillips - Quantum Void (Quantum Series Book 2)
Matthew Mather - CyberStorm
Douglas Phillips - Quantum Incident Quantum Series Book 0)
Barry Eisler - The Night Trade (A Livia Lone Novel Book #2)
Andy Maslen - Trigger Point (Gabriel Wolfe #1)
Barry Eisler - The Killer Collective
Andy Weir - Artemis
Tim Tigner - Falling Stars
Lee Child - Past Tense (Jack Reacher #23)
Tim Tigner - The Lies of Spies
Tim Tigner - Chasing Ivan
Jason Matthews - The Kremlin's Candidate - A Novel (Red Sparrow #3)
Tim Tigner - Pushing Brilliance
Jason Matthews - Red Sparrow - A Novel
Jason Matthews - Palace of Treason: A Novel (Red Sparrow #2)
Ernest Cline - Ready Player One
Blake Crouch - Dark Matter
Matt Haig - The Humans
Dan Brown - Origin: A Novel
David Lagercrantz - The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander Novel (Stieg Larsson's Series)
David Lagercrantz - The Girl Who Takes an Eye For an Eye (continuing Stieg Larsson's Series)
Lee Child - Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22)
Eric Van Lustbader - Second Skin (Book 6)
John Le Carré - A Legacy of Spies: A Novel
Barry Eisler - Zero Sum (A John Rain Novel)
Eric Van Lustbader - The Kaisho (Book 4)
Eric Van Lustbader -Floating City (Book 5)
Robert Kanigel - The Man Who Knew Infinity
G.H. Hardy - A Mathematician's Apology
Apostolos Doxiadis - Uncle Petros and Golbach's Conjecture - A Novel of Mathematical Obsession
Ted Chiang - Stories of Your Life and Others
Barry Eisler - Livia Lone
Lee Child - Night School (Jack Reacher #21.5)
John Markoff - Machines of Loving Grace
Barry Eisler - Paris is a Bitch
Alan Russell - Burning Man
Larry Niven - The Protector
Bonnie MacBird - Art in the Blood (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure)
Barry Eisler - The God's Eye View
Lee Child - Make Me (Jack Reacher #20)
Murray McDonald - The God Complex
Robert Masello - The Einstein Prophecy
Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills - The Survivor (Mitch Rapp  #14)
Daniel James Brown - The Boys in the Boat
Stuart Rojstaczer - The Mathematician's Shiva -  A Novel
Irving Belateche - Einstein's Secret
Joe Nesbo and Don Bartlett - The Devil's Star: A Novel (Harry Hole)
Tom Clancy - Without Remorse (Jack Ryan)
Mark Greaney - Tom Clancy Support and Devend (A Campus Novel)
Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney - Threat Vector (Jack Ryan, Jr.)
John Verdon - Peter Pan Must Die: A Novel
Stephen Hunter - Sniper's Honor
Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney - Locked On (Jack Ryan)
Keith Thomson - Seven Grams of Lead
Tom Clancy and Grant Blackwood - Dead or Alive (Jack Ryan)
Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney - Command Authority (A Jack Ryan Novel)
Jeff LaFerney - Jumper Time (Time Travelers)
John Verdon - Let The Devil Sleep
John Scalzi - Redshirts
Barry Eisler - Graveyard of Memories
John Verdon - Shut your Eyes Tight
J.R. Rain - Hail Mary
J.R. Rain - Clean Slate
J.R. Rain - Dark Horse
J.R. Rain - The Mummy Case
Jason M. Hough - The Darwin Elevator (Dire Earth Cycle: One)
Michael Connelly - Switchblade: An Original Story
Justin Cronin - The Twelve
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist
William Hertling - The Last Firewall
Dave Eggers - The Circle
Jason Matthews - Red Sparrow
Wearmouth & Wearmouth - First Activation: A Post Apocalyptic Thriller
Joe Haldeman - Forever War
R. K. Lewis - The Street King
Lee Child - Never Go Back (Jack Reacher #18)
Lee Child - High Heat (Jack Reacher #17.5)
John le Carre - A Delicate Truth: A Novel
Timothy Zahn - Triplet
John Scalzi - How I Proposed to My Wife: An Alien Sex Story
Yann Martel - Life of Pi
Andy Weir - The Martian
John Le Carre - Our Kind of Traitor: A Novel
Dennis Batchelder - Soul Identity
Dan Brown - Inferno
Bob Garfield - Bedfellows
Robin Sloan - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Lee Child - A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher #17)
Roger Hobbs - Ghostman
Vince Flynn - Kill Shot (Mitch Rapp #2)
Vince Flynn - The Last Man (Mitch Rapp #13)
Edger Rice Burroghs - Princess of Mars
The Third Bullet - Stephen Hunber
John Scalzi - Old Man's War
Chinatown Beat - Henry Chang
Stephen Hunter - Soft Target
Lawrence Block - The Girl with the Long Green Heart
Mark Bowden - Worm
Walter Isaacson - Steve Jobs
J. Allan McCarthy - BEYOND Genius, Innovation & Luck- The "Rocket Science" of Building High-Performance Corporations
Lee Child - The Affair (Jack Reacher #16)
Eric Van Lustbader - Blood Trust
Barry Eisler - The Detachment
Jon Stock - Dead Spy Running
Lee Child - Second Son (Jack Reacher #15.5)
Eric Van Lustbader - Last Snow
Gaurav Suri, Hartosh Singh Bal - A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel
Steig Larsson - The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest
Debbi Mack - Identity Crisis
Michelle Richmond - The Year of Fog
Steig Larsson - The Girl Who Played With Fire
Richard Phillips - The Second Ship (The Rho Agenda: Book One)
Richard Phillips - Immune (The Rho Agenda: Book One)
Sarah Silverman - The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee
John Verdon - Think of a Number
Stephen Hunter - Dead Zero
Stieg Larsson - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Christopher Moore: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff
John Le Carré - Our Kind of Traitor: A Novel
Vince Flynn - American Assassin (Mitch Rapp #1)
J. A. Jance - Hour of the Hunter
Lee Child - Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher #15)
John Le Carré - A Most Wanted Man
Barry Eisler - Fault Line
Justin Cronin - The Passage:  A Novel
Lee Child - 61 Hours(Jack Reacher #14) H. A. Lorentz - The Einstein Theory of Relativity
Alan Furst - Dark Star
Stephen Hunter - I, Snipe
Michael Chabon - The Yiddish Policeman's Union
Tom Clancy - The Teeth of the Tiger
Stephen Hunter - Night of Thunder
Vince Flynn - Extreme Measures (Mitch Rapp #11)
Ian Ayres - Super Crunchers
A.B. Yehoshua - Friendly Fire
Stephen Hunter - The 47th Samurai
P.D. James - The Private Patient
Eric Van Lustbader - First Daughter Joseph O'Neill - Netherland
Eric Van Lustbader - The Bourne Betrayal Alan Furst - The Polish Officer
Daniel Suarez - Daemon Lawren Farber - Portage
Vince Flynn - Protect and Defend (Mitch Rapp #10)
Vernor Vnge - A Deepness in the Sky
Vince Flynn - Memorial Day (Mitch Rapp #7)
Vince Flynn - Consent to Kill (Mitch Rapp #8)
Vince Flynn - Separation of Power (Mitch Rapp #5)
Vince Flynn - Executive Power (Mitch Rapp #6)
Vince Flynn - Term Limits Vince Flynn - Transfer of Power (Mitch Rapp #3)
Lee Child - Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher #12)
J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Jim Butcher - Storm Front (Book One of the Dresden Files) Tami Hoag - Prior Bad Acts
John Kennedy Toole - A Confederacy of  Dunces Vince Flynn - The Third Option (Mitch Rapp #4)
Mohsin Hamid - The Reluctant Fundamentalist Lee Child - Bad Luck and Trouble (Jack Reacher #11)
James Hilton - Lost Horizon Barry Eisler - Requiem for an Assassin
Barry Eisler - The Last Assassin Cormac McCarthy - The Road
Pete Hamill - Forever Richard Sacks - Electrons Falling
Lee Child - The Hard Way (Jack Reacher #10)
Tami Hoag - Prior Bad Acts
John Le Carré - The Mission Song Robert Buderi & Gregory T. Huang - GuanXi
Eric Van Lustbader - The Testament John Markoff - What Tthe Dormouse Said
Jonathan Kellerman - Rage Ken Follett - Whiteout
Barry Eisler - Killing Rain Richard K. Morgan - Altered Carbon
Barry Eisler - Hard Rain Barry Eisler - Rain Storm
Dean Koontz - Mr. Murder Barry Eisler - Rain Fall
Lee Child - Tripwire (Jack Reacher #3)
Palle Yourgrau - A World Without Time, The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein
Lee Child - One Shot Lee Child - Echo Burning (Jack Reacher #5)
Lee Child - Running Blind (Jack Reacher #4)
Thomas Levenson - Einstein in Berlin
Lee Child - The Enemy (Jack Reacher #8)
Lee Child - Die Trying (Jack Reacher #2)
Lee Child - Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1)
 Lee Child - Persuader (Jack Reacher #7)
Nick Hornby - How to be Good Lee Child - Without Fail (Jack Reacher #6)

John LeCarré - Call for the Dead

P.D. James - The Lighthouse
Malcolm Gladwell - The Tipping Point J. Troy Seate - Chosen
Martin Helprin - The Pacific and Other Stories J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Thomas L. Friedman - The World Is Flat Piergiorgio Odifreddi - The Mathematical Century
Martin Cruz Smith - Wolves Eat Dogs Bob Dylan - Chronicles Volume 1
Malcolm Gladwell - Blink Joel T. Rosenthal - From the Ground Up: A History of the State University of New York at Stony Brook
Dave Brueck and Stephen Tanner - Python 2.1 Bible Stephen Baxter- Manifold: Time
Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason - The Rule of Four John Sandford - Mind Prey
Frederick Forsyth - Avenger Robert Persig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Mainenance - An Inquiry into Values
George Johnson - A Shortcut Through Time John Derbyshire- Prime Obsession
Stephen Hunter - Havana Greg Bear - Darwin's Children
Laura Joh Rowland - The Dragon King's Palace Brad Meltzer - The Zero Game
P.D.James - Shroud for a Nightingale P.D. James - The Black Tower
Dan Brown - Deception Point P.J. Tracy - Monkeewrench
P.D. James - The Murder Room James Patterson - 1st To Die
John Le Carré - Absolute Friends Dan Brown - Angels & Demons
Richard North Patterson - No Safe Place P.D. James - Original Sin
Mitch Albom - The Five People You Meet in Heaven Christopher Buckley - Thank You For Smoking
Jack McDevitt - Chindi Andrew Hodges - Alan Turing: The Enigma
Scott Turow - Reversible Errors Jonathan Kellerman - Dr. Death
A.E. Van Vogt - Slan John Grisham - King of Torts
Orson Scott Card - Ender's Shadow M.Mitch Waldrop - The Dream Machine- JCR Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal
J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix John McPhee - The Founding Fish
Dan Brown - The DaVinci Code Dan Brown - Digital Fortress
Stephen Hunter - Pale Horse Coming Stephen King - From A Buick 8
Ben Mezrich - Bringing Down The House Nancy Kress - Probability Moon
Matthew Reilly - Ice Station Neil Gaiman - American Gods
Michael Crichton - Prey Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere
Robert von Goeben - The VC Stephen L. Carter - The Emporer of Ocean Park
Patricia Cornwell - Cause of Death G. Farmelo - It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science
Victor O'Reilly - Rules Of The Hunt Orson Scott Card - Children of the Mind
Orson Scott Card - Xenocide O'Hara and Petrick - IEEE 802.11 Handbook
J. K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K.Rowling - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Stephen King - Dreamcatcher

J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

John Grisham – The Summons

Arthur C. Clark - 3001

Steve Lohr – GoTo : The story of the programmers who created the software revolution.

Arthur C. Clark – 2061:odyssey three

Doron Swade – The Difference Engine Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer

Sylvia Nasar – A Beautiful Mind

Arthur C. Clarke - 2010

P.D. James – Death In Holy Orders

J.K. Rowling  – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Amir D. Aczel – The Mystery of the Aleph – Mathematics, the Kabbalah, the Search for Infinity

Arthur C. Clarke - 2001

Microsoft – Visual Basic 6.0 Programmer’s Guide

Spencer Johnson, M.D. – Who Moved My Cheese?

Davidson (with Steinbreder) – Hockey for Dummies

Steven Levy - Crypto

Dava Sobel - Longitude

John Le Carré– The Constant Gardener

Hafner and Markoff - Cyberbunks

Mario Puzo - Omerta

Stephenson - Cryptonomicon

David Brin - Foundation's Triumph

O'Reilly - Games of the Hangman

James Thayer - Five Past Midnight

Kernighhan & Ritchie - The C Programming Language (2nd edition)

Tom Clancy - The Bear and the Dragon

Greg Bear - Darwin's Radio

John Le Carré

  • Tinker, Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Honourable Schoolboy
  • Smiley's People

Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson - Dune: House of Atreides

Michael Crighton - Timeline

Albert Einstein - RELATIVITY  The Special and General Theory

Stephen Hunter - Hot Springs

Orson Scott Card - Speaker for the Dead

David Bunnell - Making the Cisco Connection

Gregory Benford - Foundations's Fear

Eckstein, Collier-Brown, Kelly - Using Samba

Greg Bear - Foundation and Chaos

John Grisham - The Testament

William C. Dement - The Promise of Sleep

P.D. James - A Certain Justice

Orson Scott Card - Ender's Game

Stephen King - The Green Mile

Scott Turow - Personal Injuries

Len Deighton - Faith

Paul Hoffman - The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

John Le Carré - Single & Single

Bruce Schechter - My Brain Is Open: The Mathematical Journeys of Paul Erdos

Thomas Harris-Red Dragon

Thomas Cahill - The Gifts of the Jews

Thomas Harris-Silence of the Lambs

Mitch Albom - Tuesdays with Morrie:  An Old Man, a Young Man and the Last Great Lesson

Thomas Harris-Hannibal

Stephen Hunter - A Time to Hunt

Hank Halio - Ladino Reveries

Stephen King - Hearts in Atlantis

Stephen King - Bag of Bones

Simon Singh: Fermat's Last Theorem

John Steinbeck - Travels with Charley

Simon Singh: The Code Book

Eric van Lustbader - White Ninja (Book 3)

Eric van Lustbader - The Ninja (Book 1)
Eric van LustBader - The Miko (Book 2)

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