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Colin reads a lot

Books 1986

I've been a compulsive reader all my life. Some years, I wrote down the names of the books I was reading.



















Trivializing America: The Triumph Of Mediocrity, by Norman Corwin
Filters Against Folly, by Garret Hardin
The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History, by Stephen Jay Gould
The Accounting Wars: How Today's CPA's are Fighting For Business, Money, and Survival, by Mark Stevens
Time Frames: the rethinking of Darwinian evolution and the theory of punctuated equilibria, by Niles Eldredge
The Natural History of the Primates, by J. R. Napier and P. H. Napier
In Search of the Big Bang: Quantum Physics And Cosmology, by John Gribbin
Into Eternity: the life of James Jones, American writer, by Frank McShane
Altered Harvest: Agriculture, Genetics, and the Fate of the World's Food Supply, by Jack Doyle
The American Private Eye: The Image in Fiction, by David Geherin
An Imaged World: A Story of Scientific Discover, by Junhe Goodfield
Vital Lies, Simple Truths: The Psychology of Self-Deception, by Daniel Goleman
Tools For Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Expanding Technology, by Howard Rheingold
From One To Zero: A Universal History of Numbers, by Georges Ifrah
Information Payoff: The Transformation of Work in the Electronic Age, by Paul A. Strassmann
Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier, by James E. Oberg and Alcestis R. Oberg
Beyond Human Scale: Large Corporation at Risk, by Eli Ginzberg and George Vojta
The Universal Machine: Confessions of a technological, optimist by Pamela McCorduck
To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design, by Henry Petroski
Quantum Reality: Beyond the New Physics, by Nick Herbert
Procrastination: Why You Do It, What To Do About It, by Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character, by Richard P. Feynman
Quantum Electrodynamics, by Richard P. Feynman
The Character of Physical Law: Messenger Lectures, 1964, by Richard Feynman
Looking Out For #1, by Robert J. Ringer
Field Guide to Prehistoric Life: A True Field Guide to Fossil Life From One-Celled Plants to Homo Sapiens, by David Lambert
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales, by Oliver Sacks
The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are, by Kevin Leman
Food: An Authoritative and Visual History and Dictionary of the Foods of the World, by Waverly Root
The Three-Pound Universe: Revolutionary Discoveries About the Brain From the Chemistry of the Mind to the New Frontiers of the Soul, by Judith and Dick Teresi Hooper
Words: The Evolution of Western Languages, by Victor Stevenson
Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them: When Loving Hurts and You Don't Know Why, by Susan Forward
The Copywriter's Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Copy That Sells, by Robert W. Bly
The Satyricon, by Petronius the Arbiter (translated from Latin by W.C. Firebaugh)
Pirates of the Cell: The Story of Viruses from Molecule to Microbe, by Andrew Scott
Megatraumas: America at the Year 2000, by Richard D. Lamm
Secrets of the World's Best-Selling Writer: The Storytelling Techniques of Erle Stanley Gardner, by Francis L. Fugate and Roberta B. Fugate
The Peter Pyramid: Or, Will We Ever Get the Point? by Laurence J. Peter
By The Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, by Paul Boyer
Perfect Symmetry: The Search for the Beginning of Time, by Heinz R. Pagels
Nemesis: the Death-Star and Other Theories, by Donald Goldsmith
Knowledge and Wonder: The Natural World As Man Knows It, by Victor F. Weisskopf and R. Paul Larkin
The Good News Is The Bad News Is Wrong: by Ben J. Wattenberg
Masks of the Universe: Changing Ideas on the Nature of the Cosmos, by Edward Harrison
Self Analysis, by Karen Horney
Pacific Shift, by William Irwin Thompson
Create the Perfect Sales Piece: How to Produce Brochures, Catalogs, Fliers, and Pamphlets, by Robert W. Bly
What They Don't Teach You At Harvard Business School: Notes From A Street-Smart Executive, by Mark H. McCormack
Mastering Change: The Key to Business Success, by Leon Martel
Mayonnaise And The Origin Of Life: Thoughts of Minds and Molecules, by Harold J. Morowitz
Beyond Human Scale: Large Corporation at Risk, by Eli Ginzberg and George Vojta
Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and, General Semantics, by Alfred Korzybski
The Cycles of American History: by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Breeds of Men: Toward the Adulthood of Humankind, by Joseph Samuel Bois
The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and the Million Dollar Fiction Factory,by Carol Billman
The Machinery of Nature: The Living World Around Us--and How It Works, by Paul R. Ehrlich