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2015 Completed Books List

A list of the books I read in 2015, with information and links to Amazon.

Other Books Listings:

Title/Author/Publisher/ISBNBuyPagesDate CompletedRating (of 5)
Title: Reading the Rocks: The Autobiography of the Earth
Author: Marcia Bjornerud
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465006847
25612/1/2015
Title: The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium, An Englishman's World
Author: Robert Lacey
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 9780316511575
24012/1/2015
Title: 1066: The Year of the Conquest
Author: David Howarth
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140058508
20812/1/2015
Title: A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All: The Future Belongs to Work That Is Meaningful
Author: Charles Hugh Smith
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1517160960
22611/1/2015
Title: A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
Author: G. J. Meyer
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553382403
81611/1/2015
Title: The Impact of Science on Society
Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 041510906X
12810/1/2015
Title: The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn: An Anthony Monday Mystery
Author: John Bellairs
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 0140380094
19210/1/2015
Title: Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
Author: Sherry Sontag
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 006097771X
43210/1/2015
Title: The Curse of the Blue Figurine (Johnny Dixon)
Author: John Bellairs
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween
ISBN: 1497637732
15010/1/2015
Title: The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt)
Author: John Bellairs
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 0142402575
1799/1/2015
Title: A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)
Author: MADELEINE L'ENGLE
Publisher: MACMILLAN / MPS
ISBN: 0312367546
9/1/2015
Title: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 0062073567
3049/1/2015
Title: The Game-Players of Titan
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780547572437
2409/1/2015
Title: Collapse of Complex Societies 1ed (New Studies in Archaeology)
Author: Joseph A. Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052138673X
2648/1/2015
Title: Elric of Melnibone 1
Author: Michael Moorcock
Publisher: Ace
ISBN: 0441203981
1928/1/2015
Title: CRYSTAL WORLD
Author: J. Ballard
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374520968
2248/1/2015
Title: High-Rise: A Novel
Author: J. G. Ballard
Publisher: Liveright
ISBN: 9780871404022
2088/1/2015
Title: The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War
Author: Robert D. Kaplan
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 037570759X
2248/1/2015
Title: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration for the films Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 0345404475
2408/1/2015
Title: A Scanner Darkly
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572174
3048/1/2015
Title: Blood Red Snow: The Memoirs of a German Soldier on the Eastern Front
Author: Gunter Koschorrek
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760321981
3208/1/2015
Title: The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age
Author: John Michael Greer
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 0865716099
2887/1/2015
Title: Ubik
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780547572291
2407/1/2015
Title: And Then There Were None
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: 0062073486
3007/1/2015
Title: Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 0062073508
3156/1/2015
Title: A Grand Adventure: Wisdom's Price
Author: Mr Fred Reed
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1503087247
2626/1/2015
Title: Running Wild
Author: J. G. Ballard
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374525463
1126/1/2015
Title: Crash: A Novel
Author: J. G. Ballard
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 0312420331
2246/1/2015
Title: Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781451673319
2496/1/2015
Title: The WASP FACTORY: A NOVEL
Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0684853159
1846/1/2015
Title: The Man in the High Castle
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572484
2886/1/2015
Title: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Author: Patrick Suskind
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375725849
2555/1/2015
Title: Neurotic Beauty: An Outsider Looks at Japan
Author: Morris Berman
Publisher: Water Street Press
ISBN: 1621342190
5185/1/2015
Title: Psycho: A Novel
Author: Robert Bloch
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 1590203356
1765/1/2015
Title: Of Men And Galaxies (Great Minds)
Author: Fred Hoyle
Publisher: Prometheus
ISBN: 1591022894
705/1/2015
Title: Down and Out on Murder Mile: A Novel
Author: Tony O'Neill
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0061582867
2885/1/2015
Title: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
Author: William L. Shirer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 1451642598
12805/1/2015
Title: The Mad Scientists' Club (Mad Scientist Club)
Author: Bertrand R. Brinley
Publisher: Purple House Press
ISBN: 1930900538
2175/1/2015
Title: The Zap Gun
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572719
2403/1/2015
Title: We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project)
Author: Peter Van Buren
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805096817
2883/1/2015
Title: The Beatles: The Biography
Author: Bob Spitz
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 0316013315
9923/1/2015
Title: A Clockwork Orange
Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393312836
2133/1/2015
Title: Candide
Author: Voltaire
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1503253791
843/1/2015
Title: The Simulacra
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572506
2403/1/2015
Title: We Can Build You
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572689
2723/1/2015
Title: The Worst Rock n' Roll Records of All Time: A Fan's Guide to the Stuff You Love to Hate
Author: Jimmy Guterman
Publisher: Carol Publishing Group
ISBN: 0806512318
2553/1/2015
Title: Not With a Bang But a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline
Author: Theodore Dalrymple
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee
ISBN: 1566638518
2662/1/2015
Title: Eye in the Sky
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572549
2562/1/2015
Title: The Man Who Japed
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780547572536
1922/1/2015
Title: Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects
Author: Dmitry Orlov
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865716858
2082/1/2015
Title: The World Jones Made
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0547572654
2082/1/2015
Title: Time Out of Joint
Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 037571927X
2562/1/2015
Title: The Day of the Triffids
Author: John Wyndham
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0812967127
2562/1/2015
Title: Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut
Author: Jhonen Vasquez
Publisher: SLG Publishing
ISBN: 0943151163
961/1/2015
Title: Litter
Author: Anthony Dalrymple
Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd
ISBN: 1908096373
1/1/2015
Title: The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary
Author: Eric S. Raymond
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN: 0596001088
2411/1/2015
Title: The Golden Age Is in Us: Journeys and Encounters
Author: Alexander Cockburn
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 0860916642
4481/1/2015
Title: The Green Hills of Earth & The Menace from Earth (Future History) (The Future History series)
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Publisher: Baen
ISBN: 9781439134368
6081/1/2015
   

Ratings Guidelines

5: This book is on my personal list of classics. The book stays with you after you finish it, and I'd recommend it to anyone.
4: Excellent. The book is insightful and maybe a definitive work in its genre. Recommended to anyone who likes to read.
3: I liked the book, but I'd recommend it only to fans of that particular author or genre.
2: Not good, but the book presents a few interesting points or observations. Not original or well-written, and I'd suggest it only for enthusiasts of that particular author or topic.
1: Don't bother. The book is so boring or badly written that it's tough to finish.

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