(May 8, 2010)
Readers often recommend books to me. Here is a selection of recent referrals.
I receive book recommendations from readers on a regular basis, and come
across others in other material or at bookstores. I provide the
links here so you can review other readers' comments; you may find the books in your
local library or in used bookstores.
As a writer, I try to buy a number of new books each year as a way of supporting
my fellow scribblers.
You might enjoy scanning the entire list of worthy titles:
Free classic ebook on government creation/support of the pharmaceutical cartel,
recommended by Ken R.:
The Drug Story
Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction
Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution.
Gaia's Garden, Second Edition: A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture
Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change
The Other Greeks: The Family Farm and the Agrarian Roots of Western Civilization
Working Together: Collective Action, the Commons, and Multiple Methods in Practice
Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions
for Collective Action
Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines
The Genie in Your Genes: Epigenetic Medicine and the New Biology of Intention
The EFT Manual (EFT: Emotional Freedom Techniques)
Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture
13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
Tom Brown's Guide to City and Suburban Survival
Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is Human
Chances Are: Adventures in Probability
After the Crash: Designing a Depression-free Economy (Mason Gaffney)
Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity
The Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars Which
Altered Forever the Political Life of the American Republic 1890-1920
How to Grow More Vegetables and Fruits (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains,
and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
Sustainability by Design: A Subversive Strategy for Transforming Our Consumer Culture
Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense
(and Stick You with the Bill)
God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World
Survival+: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation
Survival+ The Primer
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