Books

A List of the Books Written About on AHC

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Angell, Roger
Let Me Finish (September 11, 2012)

Archer, Lee
One Shot (January 15, 2017)

Ariely, Dan, Guest Editor; Tim Folger, Series Editor
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012 (May 1, 2016)

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<B>

Baker, Nicholson
The Anthologist (June 19, 2016)

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Hotel Bemelmans (November 20, 2016)

Bloch, Susan  and Whiteley, Phillip
How to Manage in a Flat World: 10 Strategies to Get Connected to Your Team Wherever They Are (June 16, 2011)

Blumer, Herbert, Stanford M. Lyman and Arthur J. Vidich, Eds.
Selected Works of Herbert Blumer: A Public
Philosophy for Mass Society
(April 10, 2016)

Böll, Heinrich
Absent without Leave (October 14, 2010)

Bryson, Bill
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America
on the Appalachian Trail
(August 26, 2012)

Borges, Jorge Luis
Ficciones (September 8, 2012)

Buford, Bill
Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany (April 17, 2011)

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<C>

Cain, James M. ; McCoy, Horace ; Anderson, Edward ; Fearing, Kenneth ; Gresham, William Lindsay ; Woolrich, Cornell
Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 1940s  A Library of America Volume (July 12, 2011)

Caplan, Bryan
The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies
Choose Bad Policies
(December 14, 2010)

Cather, Willa
Death Comes for the Archbishop (June 18, 2013)

Child, Julia
My Life in France (January 28, 2012)

Christgau, Robert , Guest Editor; Daphne Carr, Series Editor
Best Music Writing 2007 (December 20, 2010)

Collins, Randall
The Credential Society: A Historical Sociology of Education
and Stratification (March 21, 2013)

Connelley, Michael
The Lincoln Lawyer (January 10, 2015)
The Reversal (February 21, 2016)

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<D>

DeFoe, Daniel
A Journal of the Plague Year (March 22, 2012)

Deford, Frank
The Entitled (May 10, 2015)

DeMille, Nelson
The Charm School  (January 24, 2016)
Spencerville (September 27, 2015)
The Talbot Odyssey (February 22, 2015)
Wild Fire (January 22, 2017)

Didion, Joan
Where I’m From (July 10, 2016)
The Year of Magical Thinking (October 23, 2010)

Douglas, Mary
Purity and Danger: An Analysis  of the Concepts of
Pollution and Taboo
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January 4, 2015)

Douglas, Mary  and Ney Steven
Missing Persons: A Critique of Personhood in the Social Sciences (May 6, 2011)

Doyle, Roddy
A Star Called Henry (August 10, 2014)

DuBois, W.E.B.
The Souls of Black Folks (February 17, 2015)

Dylan, Bob
Chronicles: Volume One (May 11, 2013)

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<E>

Erikson, Kai T.
Wayward Pilgrims: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance (March 22, 2015)

Epstein, Joseph
Snobbery: The American Version (January 25, 2015)

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<F>

Fadiman, Anne
At Large and at Small: Familiar Essays by August 4, 2012)

Frazier, Ian
Coyote v. Acme (July 5, 2011)

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<G>

Gasparino, Charles
Bought and Paid for: the Unholy Alliance Between Barack
Obama and Wall Street
(May 20, 2011)

George, Nelson , Guest Editor; Daphne Carr, Series Editor
Best Music Writing 2008 (March 8, 2011)

Gerzema, John  and Lebar, Ed
The Brand Bubble: The Looming Crisis in Brand Value and
How to Avoid It
(March 26, 2011)

Gidé, Andre
The Immoralist (December 11, 2011)

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, trans. by Randall Jarell
Faust Part I (November 13, 2016)

Goffman, Erving
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (September 21, 2013)

Grant, James
Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond (September 5, 2010)

Groopman,Jerome, M.D., Guest Editor, Tim Folger, Series Editor
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2008 (August 27, 2014)

Guralnick, Peter
Lost Highway: Journeys & Arrivals of American Musicians (March 10, 2014)
Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern
Dream of Freedom
(February 19, 2011)

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<H>

Hamill, Pete
Why Sinatra Matters (March 1, 2013)

Hamilton, Alexander, Prof Joanne B. Freeman, ed.
Hamilton: Writings A Library of America Volume (June 16, 2014)

Handy, Charles
The Age of Unreason (October 7, 2010)

Hauptmann, Laurence M.
Conspiracy of Interests: Iroquois Dispossession and the
Rise of New York State
(March 13, 2011)

Heilbroner,Robert
Beyond Boom and Crash (June 6, 2015)

Hermes, Will
Love Goes to Buildings on Fire (May 30, 2012)

Hiaasen, Carl
Double Whammy (November 27, 2016)

Higgins, Denis
The Art of Writing Advertising:  Conversations
with Masters of the Craft (November 24, 2014)

Hoffer, Eric
The Ordeal of Change (October 11, 2015)

Hofstadter, Richard
“The Paranoid Style in American Politics” (paper)  (March 12, 2017)
Hornby, Nick
Fever Pitch (March 22, 2016)
Songbook (September 16, 2010)

Howells, William Dean
Indian Summer (March 27, 2016)

Huang, Yunte
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History (January 28, 2011)

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<I>

Irving, John
A Prayer for Owen Meany (January 18, 2015)

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<J>

Jamison, Kay Redfield
Exuberance
(December 11, 2016)

Jenkins, Peter
Looking for Alaska (September 25, 2016)

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<K>

Kahn, Roger
The Boys of Summer (August 2, 2012)

Kay, John
Other People’s Money (February 26, 2017)

Kempton, Arthur
Boogaloo: The Quintessence of American Popular Music(June 28, 2015)

Kempton, Murray
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties (August 14, 2016)

Keynes, John Maynard
The Economic Consequences of the Peace (October 9, 2016)

Klein, Naomi
No Logo (July 8, 2011)

Kurlansky, Mark
The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America’s Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town (February 27, 2011)

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<L>

Laing, R.D.
The Politics of the Family (January 17, 2016)

Langewiesche, William
The Outlaw Sea: A  World of Freedom, Chaos and Crime (October 25, 2015)

Lao Tzu, Trans. by Stephen Addis & Stanley Lombardo
Tao Te Ching (April 17, 2016)

Lasch, Christopher
Haven in a Heartless World (January 16, 2012)

Lawrence, Mary Wells
A Big Life in Advertising (October 30, 2016)

LeCarre, John
Tinker Tailor Solider Spy (December 6, 2015)

Levin, Mark R.
Plunder and Deceit: Big Government’s
Exploitation of Young People and the Future
(May 8, 2016)

Lewis, C.S.
The Screwtape Letters (October 23, 2016)

Lewis, Michael
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (February 2, 2013)
Boomerang: Travels in the New World  (April 28, 2013)
Flash Boys (July 2, 2016)

Liebling, A.J.
Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris (March 27, 2013)

Loomis, Susan Hermann
In a French Kitchen: Tales and Traditions of Everyday Cooking in France (July 26, 2015)

Richard Louv
Fly Fishing with Sharks (December 20, 2011)

Lowenstein, Roger
While America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego and Loom as the Next Financial Crisis (May 2, 2011)

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<M>

McCaffrey, Lawrence J.
The Irish Catholic Diaspora in America (October 5, 2014)

Macdonald, Helen
H is for Hawk (October 4, 2015)

McDonald, John
Strategy in Business, Poker and War (April 4, 2015)

McLean, Bethany and Nocera, Joe
All the Devils are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis(March 29, 2015)

McWilliams, James E.
A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food
Shaped America
(September 20, 2015)

Mantel, Hilary
Wolf Hall (March 6, 2016)

Marcus, Greil , Guest Editor; Daphne Carr, Series Editor
Best Music Writing 2009 (August 6, 2011)

Markopolos, Harry
No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller (December 20, 2014)

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<N>

Nafisi, Azar
Reading Lolita in Tehran (January 10, 2016)

Norris, Frank
The Pit (May 15, 2016)

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<O>

O’ Hara, John
Appointment in Samarra (May 3, 2012)

Orlean, Susan
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (March 10, 2013)

Ortega y Gasset, José
The Revolt of the Masses (June 24, 2012)

Orwell, George
The Road to Wigan Pier (August 13, 2011)

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<P>

Pagels, Elaine
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (September 6, 2014)

Patterson, Scott
The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered
Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It
(March 27, 2012)

Philips, Kevin
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism (July 30, 2011)

Pinker, Steven, Guest Editor; Tim Folger, Series Editor
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004 (September 13, 2015)

Posner, Richard A.
A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of ’08
and the Descent into Depression
(February 8, 2015)

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<R>

Reinhart, Carmen M. & Rogoff, Kenneth S.
This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (February 14, 2016)

Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism Vol.1:  1959-1969, Vol. 2: 1969-1975
A Library of America Volume  (February 25, 2011)

Rose, Mike
The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker (March 15, 2012)

Rosenzweig, Phil
The Halo Effect…and Eight Other Delusions that Deceive Managers* (March 22, 2011)
* Not a complete review

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<S>

Sacks, Oliver
Musicophilia (November 29, 2015)

Samuelson, Robert J.
The Great Inflation and its Aftermath (July 8, 2012)

Sanders, Michael S.
From Here You Can’t See Paris:
Seasons of a French Village and its Restaurant (February 28, 2014)

Sapolsky, Robert M.
The Trouble with Testosterone (November 1, 2015)

Schor, Juliet B.
Plenitude: The Economics of True Wealth (August 16, 2016)

Shipler, David K.
The Working Poor: Invisible in America (October 10, 2012)

Silverstein, Michael J.
Treasure Hunt: Inside the Mind of the New Consumer (August 20, 2012)

Sobel, Dava
The Best American Science Writing 2004 (Editor; Jesse Cohen, Series Editor,
October 11, 2011)
Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith,and Love  (April 5, 2013)

Sontag, Susan
Regarding the Pain of Others (December 4, 2016)

Starkman, Dean
The Watchdog that Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis
and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (January 26, 2014)

Steinbeck, John
Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War (March 1, 2015)

Stewart, James B.
Tangled Webs (January 30, 2017)

Stewart, Matthew
The Management Myth:
Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong (March 9, 2014)

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<T>

Thomas, Lewis
The Lives of a Cell (September 9, 2011)

Thompson, Hunter S.
The Rum Diary (April 19, 2015)

Thompson, Wright, Guest Editor; Glenn Stout, Series Editor
Best American Sports Writing 2015 (June 12, 2016)

Tolinski, Brad
Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page (January 17, 2013)

Trillin, Calvin
Family Man (August 28, 2011)
Too Soon to Tell (September 18, 2016)

Twain, Mark
Historical Romances: The Prince and the Pauper / A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court / Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc  A Library of America Volume (November 16, 2011)
Pudd’n’head Wilson (December 26, 2014)

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<V>

Vincent, Isabel
Dinner with Edward (January 8, 2017)

Virgil, trans. by Fitzgerald, Robert
The Aeneid (September 21, 2014)

Vonnegut, Jr. Kurt
A Man Without a Country (October 1, 2016)

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<W>

Walker, Charles F.
The Tupac Amaru Rebellion (August 7, 2016)

Wallace. Benjamin
The Billionaire’s Vinegar (January 13, 2012)

Waugh, Evelyn
The End of the Battle (August 30, 2015)

Wenner, Jann S. and Levy, Joe, Editors
The Rolling Stone Interviews (November 28, 2014)

White, G. Edward
The Constitution and the New Deal (September 30, 2014)

White, Randy Wayne
Night Vision (January 3, 2016)

Wills, Gary
The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis  (May 31, 2015)

Wodehouse, P.G.
Very Good, Jeeves (March 15, 2015)

Wood, Gordon S.
The American Revolution (October 23, 2012)

Woodward, Bob
The Price of Politics (December 7, 2014)

Wouk, Herman
Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year Old Author (May 22, 2016)

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<X>

Xenophon (trans. by Hugh Tredennick)
Memoirs of Socrates & The Symposium (December 13, 2015)

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<Y>

Young, James Webb
A Technique for Producing Ideas (November 8, 2015)

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<Z> 

Zola, Emile
Nana (August 2, 2014)

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