books

Some favorite books and a list of books to read

This is a very outdated and partial listing of books that I have read liked. My favorites are more or less near the top of each subject.

General Non-Fiction

  • Behe
    • Darwin's Black Box
  • Reeves and Naas
    • The Media Equation
  • Rachel Carson
    • Silent Spring
  • Stephen Hawking
    • A Brief History of Time
    • Black Holes and Baby Universes
  • Neil Postman
    • Technopoly
  • Albert Einstein
    • Relativity

Science Fiction

  • Isaac Asimov
    • Foundation Trilogy
  • Arthur C Clarke with Gentry Lee
    • Rama Series
  • Orson Scott Card
    • Ender's Game
    • Speaker for the Dead
    • Xenocide
    • Children of the Mind
    • Ender's Shadow
    • Shadow of Hegemon

Fantasy

  • JRR Tolkein
    • Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • The Hobbit
    • The Silmarillion
  • Douglas Adams
    • Hitchhiker's Trilogy (in five books)
  • Frank E Peretti
    • This Present Darkness
    • Piercing the Darkness
  • Madame L'Engle
    • A Wrinkle in Time
    • A Swiftly Tilting Planet
    • A Wind in the Door
    • Many Waters
  • CS Lewis
    • Cosmic Trilogy

Fiction

  • Tom Clancy
    • Patriot Games
    • The Cardinal in the Kremlin
    • The Hunt for Red October
    • Red Storm Rising
    • Clear and Present Danger
    • The Sum of All Fears
    • Without Remorse
    • Debt of Honor
    • Executive Orders
    • Rainbow Six
    • The Bear and The Dragon
  • Jane Austin
    • Pride and Prejudice
  • George Orwell
    • 1984
    • Animal Farm

Biography

  • Melody Green
    • No Compromise - Keith Green
  • C.S. Lewis
    • Surprised by Joy
  • Elizabeth Eliot
    • Through Gates of Splendor - Jim Eliot

Psychology/Philosophy/Religion

  • M. Scott Peck, M.D.
    • The Road Less Travelled
  • Phillip Yancy
    • What's So Amazing About Grace?
    • The Jesus I Never Knew
  • Steven R Covey
    • Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • CS Lewis
    • Mere Christianity
    • The Abolition of Man
    • The Four Loves
    • Readings for Reflection and Meditation

Poetry

  • Steve Turner
    • Up to Date

Books to Read or Buy

  • Tom Clancy
    • Red Rabbit
  • Neil Stevenson
    • Cryptonomicon
  • Orson Scott Card
    • Shadow Puppets
    • The Tales of Alvin Maker
  • Vernor Vinge
    • A Fire Upon the Deep
    • A Deepness in the Sky
    • Across Realtime
    • The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge
  • David Hume
    • Inquiry into Human Understanding
  • J Bronowski
    • The Ascent of Man
  • Blaise Pascal
    • Pensées
  • Charles Dickens classics
  • Any C.S. Lewis I haven't already read