Books

Just a list of books that I have enjoyed and re-read. I’ve included links (I don’t get anything from Amazon for linking to their site).

Democracy in America, Vol I & Vol II – Alexis de Tocqueville (free from Project Gutenberg)


On Liberty, John Stuart Mill (free from Project Gutenberg)


The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents, F.A. Hayek


Free to Choose: A Personal Statement, Milton & Rose Friedman

Capitalism and Freedom, Milton Friedman


The Revenge of Analog: Real Things & Why They Matter, David Sax


Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms, Nicholas Johnson


The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, Christopher Clark


A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East, David Fromkin


The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, Steven Pinker


Russia: A 1000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East, Martin Sixsmith


Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum


The Gun, C.J. Chivers


A Renegade History of the United States, Thaddeus Russell


Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas in a Democratic Age, Joshua Mitchell


America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History, Andrew Bacevich


Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965, Michael Burleigh


Understanding China: A Guide to China’s Economy, History, and Political Culture, John Bryan Starr


Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible, Stephen Braun & Douglas Farah


A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World, William Bernstein


The Clouds, The Birds, and The Frogs, Aristophanes (all free from Project Gutenberg)