Book Notes

For a comprehensive list of my film ratings, check out the Books page.

Lists of “best books”:

List of book reviews:

  • Yang, Andrew (2018) – The War on Normal People ★★★★ @ 2019
  • Tainter, Joseph (1988) – The Collapse of Complex Societies ★★★★ @ 2018
  • Voinovich, Vladimir (1986) – Moscow 2042 ★★ @ 2018
  • Durant, John (2013) – The Paleo Manifesto ★★★★★ @ 2013
  • Friedman, C.S. (1991) – Coldfire Trilogy I: Black Sun Rising ★★★★ @ 2013
  • Liu, Xin (2001) – The Otherness of Self ★ @ 2013
  • Schwartz, Benjamin (1963) – In Search of Wealth and Power ★★★★ @ 2013
  • Smith, Arthur H. (1894) – Chinese Characteristics ★★★★★ @ 2013
  • Wade, Paul (2010) – Convict Conditioning ★★★★ @ 2013
  • Pomeranz, Kenneth (2000) – The Great Divergence ★★★★★ @ 2011
  • Bloom, Howard (1995) – The Lucifer Principle ★★★★★ @ 2010
  • Meadows, Donnela, et al. (2004) – Limits to Growth: The 30 Year Update ★★★★★ @ 2010
  • Turchin, Peter (2006) – War and Peace and War ★★★★★ @ 2010
  • Chang, Ha-Joon (2002) – Kicking Away the Ladder ★★★★ @ 2009
  • Diamond, Jared (1997) – Guns, Germs, and Steel ★★★★★ @ 2009
  • Friedman, George (2009) – The Next 100 Years ★★ @ 2009
  • Korotayev, Andrei et al. (2006) – Introduction to Social Macrodynamics ★★★★★ @ 2009
  • Kunstler, Howard James (2008) – World Made By Hand ★★ @ 2009
  • Parshev, Andrey (1999) – Why Russia isn’t America [RU] ★★★★ @ 2009
  • Scott, John (1941) – Behind the Urals ★★★ @ 2009
  • Smil, Vaclav (2008) – Global Catastrophes and Trends ★★★★ @ 2009
  • Steyn, Mark (2006) – America Alone ★★★★ @ 2009
  • Trubetzkoy, Nikolay (2009) – Europe and Mankind [RU] ★★★★★ @ 2009
  • Werth, Alexander (1942) – Moscow War Diary ★★★ @ 2009

The rest of this page provides short/notes commentary on films that I can’t be bothered writing separate posts for.

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