Bookworm: Books to Read

Updated: Jan 27, 2021

Books to Refer

Most of the books are available on Amazon , Flipkart and ebay. LITERATURE Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Piers Anthony, Split Infinity Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Francis Bok, Escape from Slavery Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist James F. Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Hard Times, Oliver Twist Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo George Eliot, Silas Marner William Golding, Lord of the Flies Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird George Orwell, Animal Farm, 1984 Reginald Rose, Twelve Angry Men Herman Melville, Moby Dick Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye Alan Paton, Cry, the Beloved Country Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar Ayn Rand, Anthem The Fountainhead T.H. White, The Once and Future King Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray MAGAZINES The New York Times Magazine The New Yorker SCIENCE Keith Devlin, Life by the Numbers Dian Fossey, Gorillas in the Mist Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life The Mismeasure of Man Joy Hakim, The Story of Science Lawrence M. Krauss, A Universe from Nothing Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies Nicholas Nicastro, Circumference: Eratosthenes and the Ancient Quest to Measure the Globe Matt Ridley, Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales Carl Sagan, Cosmos Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene James Gleick, Chaos: The Making of New Science Brian Greene, The Elegant Universe Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time The Universe in a Nutshell Michio Kaku, Hyperspace James Lovelock, Gaia John Allen Paulos, Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Gravity in Reverse Edward O. Wilson, The Diversity of Life MAGAZINES - National Geographic, New Scientist, Scientific American SOCIAL SCIENCE Mark Abley, Spoken Here Joan Dash, The Longitude Prize Daniel L Everett, Don’t Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle E.H. Gombrich, The Story of Art Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow Charles C. Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created James Q. Wilson, Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It Akhil Reed Amar, America’s Constitution: A Biography Julian Bell, Mirror of the World: A New History of Art Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Malcolm Gladwell - The Tipping Point, Blink, David and Goliath George Lakoff, Metaphors We Live By David McCullough, 1776 James M. McPherson, What They Fought For, 1861-1865 Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined, The Blank State: The Modern Denial of Human Nature Robert B. Putman, Bowling Alone Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t Timothy D. Wilson, Strangers to Ourselves, Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States MAGAZINES - The Atlantic, The Economist, National Geographic, Time Magazine FOUNDING DOCUMENTS The Bill of Rights The Constitution of the Iroquois Confederacy Constitution for the United States Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen United States Declaration of Independence James Madison, Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Jay, The Federalist Papers GREAT GLOBAL CONVERSATIONS Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude Mohandas Gandhi, Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule James Harrington, Oceana Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr. & Jesse Jackson, Why We Can’t Wait Suzanne McIntire, American Heritage Book of Great American Speeches for Young People John Stuart Mill, On Liberty Considerations on Representative Government Henry David Thoreau, Walden Alex de Tocqueville, Democracy in America Anna Quindlen, A Quilt of a Country Isaiah Berlin, Four Essays on Liberty Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan John Locke, Second Treatise of Civil Government Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws Thomas Paine - The Rights of Man, Common Sense Quercus, The Greatest American Speeches Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men, The Social Contract Willian Safire (editor), Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The Woman’s Bible Gregory Suriano (editor), Great American Speeches Woodrow Wilson, Congressional Government Max Weber, Politics as a Vocation Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women Malcolm X, By Any Means Necessary NEWSPAPERS - The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal

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