Saturday, December 31, 2011

Books Read in 2011

I picked up the pace a bit in 2011, with a little help from acquiring a Kindle in July...

Books read in 2011:
  • David Allen, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • Dan Ariely, The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic
  • Kevin Behr, Gene Kim, and George Spafford, The Visible Ops Handbook: Implementing ITIL in 4 Practical and Auditable Steps
  • John W. Creswell, Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches, Third Edition
  • Gordon R. Dickson, The Alien Way 
  • Daniel Domscheit-Berg, Inside Wikileaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website
  • John Duignan with Nicola Tallant, The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology
  • Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini, What Darwin Got Wrong, Updated Edition 
  •  Floyd J. Fowler, Jr., Survey Research Methods, 4th Edition
  • Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 
  • Jefferson Hawkins, Counterfeit Dreams: One Man's Journey into and out of the World of Scientology
  • Alan Haworth, Anti-Libertarianism: Markets, Philosophy and Myth
  • Marc Headley, Blown for Good: Behind Scientology's Iron Curtain
  • Gene Kim, Paul Love, and George Spafford, Visible Ops Security: Achieving Common Security and IT Operations in 4 Practical Steps
  • Jon Krakauer, Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
  • Peter D. Kramer, Should You Leave?
  • Lawrence M. Krauss, Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science
  • Patrick Lencioni, The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (and their employees) 
  • Stephen L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Everyday Deceptions
  • Nancy Many, My Billion Year Contract: Memoir of a Former Scientologist 
  • Robert McLuhan, Randi's Prize: What Sceptics Say About the Paranormal, Why They Are Wrong and Why It Matters
  • Ben Mezrich, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
  • Delbert C. Miller and Neil J. Salkind, Handbook of Research Design & Social Measurement, 6th Edition
  • Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker 
  • Harry Markopolos, No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller
  • Milton L. Mueller, Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance
  • Ronald L. Numbers, Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion
  • Judith Pintar and Steven Jay Lynn, Hypnosis: A Brief History
  • Kevin Poulsen, Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground 
  • Janet Reitman, Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion
  • Mary Roach, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
  • Jon Ronson, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry 
  • Benjamin Rosenbaum and Cory Doctorow, True Names
  • Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
  • David Schmidtz and Robert E. Goodin, Social Welfare and Individual Responsibility: For and Against 
  • Amy Scobee, Scientology: Abuse at the Top
  • Robert Sellers, Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed
  • Tom Standage, The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers
  • John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley in Search of America 
  • Jim Steinmeyer, The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards
  • Donald Sturrock, Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl
  • Nassim Nicolas Taleb, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Second Edition)
  • Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
  • Hugh B. Urban, The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion
(Previously: 2010, 20092008200720062005.)