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  1. Against the Odds (Elizabeth Moon, 2000)
  2. The Alexandria Link (Steve Berry, 2007)
  3. Ancient Iraq (Georges Roux, 1992)
  4. Ancient Persia from 550 BC to 650 AD (Josef Wiesehöfer, Tr. Azizeh Azodi, 2001)
  5. Angels & Demons (Dan Brown, 2000)
  6. Armor (John Steakley, 1984)
  7. As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams (Lady Sarashina, Tr. Ivan Morris, 1989)
  8. Ashes of Victory (David Weber, 2000)
  9. At All Costs (David Weber, 2005)
  10. The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Karen Wynn Fonstad, 1991)

  11. Between Planets (Robert A. Heinlein, 1951)
  12. Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell (Wallace E. Stegner, 1954)
  13. Beyond This Horizon (Robert A. Heinlein, 1942)
  14. Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction (Tom Raabe)
  15. The Birth of Tragedy (Friedrich Nietzsche, 1871)
  16. The Blood Countess (Andrei Codrescu, 1995)
  17. The Blunted Sword: The Erosion of Military Power in Modern World Politics (Evan Luard, 1988)

  18. Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water (Marc Reisner, 1993)
  19. The Case for Israel (Alan Dershowitz, 2003)
  20. The Cat Who Walks Through Walls (Robert A. Heinlein, 1985)
  21. The Causes of War (Geoffrey Blainey, 1988)
  22. Challenger's Hope (David Feintuch, 1995)
  23. Change of Command (Elizabeth Moon, 1999)
  24. Changer of Worlds (David Weber, 2001)
  25. Children of Hope (David Feintuch, 2001)
  26. Children of the Mind (Orson Scott Card, 1996)
  27. Chushingura: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers (Takeda Izumo et al., 1748)
  28. Citizen of the Galaxy (Robert A. Heinlein, 1957)
  29. Cleansing: Why Did Stalin Decapitate His Army? (Viktor Suvorov, 1999)
  30. The Clear Mirror: A Chronicle of the Japanese Court during the Kamakura Period (Tr. George W. Perkins, 1998)
  31. The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest (Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt, 1997)
  32. The Closing of the American Mind (Allan Bloom, 1987)
  33. Cluny: In Search of God's Lost Empire (Edwin Mullins, 2008)
  34. The Conduct of War, 1789-1961 (J.F.C. Fuller, 1961)
  35. The Confessions of Lady Nijô (Lady Nijô, Tr. Karen Brazell, 1307)
  36. The Conquest of the Incas (John Hemming, 1970)
  37. The Course of German History (A.J.P. Taylor, 1946)
  38. Crown of Slaves (David Weber and Eric Flint, 2003)
  39. Crusade (David Weber and Steve White, 1992)
  40. The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things (Barry Glassner, 1999)


  41. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown, 2003)
  42. The Da Vinci Hoax: Exposing the Errors in 'The Da Vinci Code' (Carl E. Olson and Sandra Miesel, 2004)
  43. The Dark Heart of Italy (Tobias Jones, 2003)
  44. Dark Shadows Falling (Joe Simpson, 1997)
  45. The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham, 1951)
  46. Deception Point (Dan Brown, 2001)
  47. Democracy and Its Critics (Robert A. Dahl, 1989)
  48. Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It? (Michael Sherman and Alex Grobman, 2002)
  49. The Diary of Lady Murasaki (Murasaki Shikibu, Tr. Richard Bowring, 1996)
  50. Digital Fortress (Dan Brown, 1998)
  51. The Diversity Myth: Multiculturalism and Political Intolerance on Campus (David O. Sacks and Peter A. Thiel, 1998)
  52. Divided Highways: Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life (Tom Lewis, 1997)
  53. The Door Into Summer (Robert A. Heinlein, 1956)
  54. Double Star (Robert A. Heinlein, 1956)
  55. Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta (Gore Vidal, 2002)

  56. Echoes of Honor (David Weber, 1998)
  57. The Emperor Horikawa Diary (Fujiwara no Nagako, Tr. Jennifer Brewster, 1977)
  58. Ender's Game (Orson Scott Card, 1991)
  59. Everest (George Band, 2003)
  60. Every War Must End (Fred Charles Iklé, 1971)

  61. Farmer in the Sky (Robert A. Heinlein, 1950)
  62. Farnham's Freehold (Robert A. Heinlein, 1964)
  63. Field of Dishonor (David Weber, 1994)
  64. Fisherman's Hope (David Feintuch, 1996)
  65. Five T'ang Poets (Tr. David Young, 1990)
  66. Flag in Exile (David Weber, 1995)
  67. Forever Peace (Joe Haldeman, 1997)
  68. The Forever War (Joe Haldeman, 1975)
  69. Forward the Foundation (Isaac Asimov, 1993)
  70. Foundation (Isaac Asimov, 1951)
  71. Foundation and Earth (Isaac Asimov, 1986)
  72. Foundation and Empire (Isaac Asimov, 1952)
  73. Foundation's Edge (Isaac Asimov, 1982)
  74. Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee (Nat Hentoff, 1992)
  75. Friday (Robert A. Heinlein, 1982)
  76. From Crossbow to H-Bomb (Bernard and Fawn Brodie, 1972)


  77. Glory Road (Robert A. Heinlein, 1963)
  78. Gust Front (John Ringo, 2001)


  79. Have Space Suit, Will Travel (Robert A. Heinlein, 1958)
  80. The Heiké Story (Eiji Yoshikawa, 1956)
  81. The Hidden War (Artyom Borovik, 1990)
  82. High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places (David Breashears, 1999)
  83. Historians' Fallacies (David Hackett Fischer, 1970)
  84. Historians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower (Jon Wiener, 2005)
  85. A History of Japan to 1334 (George Sansom, 1958)
  86. A History of Japan, 1334-1615 (George Sansom, 1961)
  87. A History of Japan, 1615-1867 (George Sansom, 1963)
  88. History of the Persian Empire (A. T. Olmstead, 1948)
  89. A History of Venice (John Julius Norwich, 1977)
  90. Hôgen monogatari: Tale of the Disorder in Hôgen (Anonymous, Tr. William R. Wilson, 1971)
  91. Holy Blood, Holy Grail (Michael Baigent / Richard Leight / Henry Lincoln, 1982)
  92. The Honor of the Queen (David Weber, 1993)
  93. Honor Among Enemies (David Weber, 1996)
  94. The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall (Christopher Hibbert, 1974)
  95. Houses of God: Region, Religion, and Architecture in the United States (Peter W. Williams, 1997)
  96. Hunting Party (Elizabeth Moon, 1993)
  97. A Hymn Before Battle (John Ringo, 2001)


  98. The Icebreaker (Viktor Suvorov, 1993)
  99. Immoral Tales: European Sex and Horror Movies 1956-84 (Cathal Tohill, Pete Tombs)
  100. In Death Ground (David Weber and Steve White, 1997)
  101. In Enemy Hands (David Weber, 1997)
  102. In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made (Norman F. Cantor, 2001)
  103. In Tiers of Glory: The Organic Development of Catholic Church Architecture Through the Ages (Michael S. Rose, 2004)
  104. Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance (Douglass C. North, 1990)
  105. Insurrection (David Weber and Steve White, 1990)
  106. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster (Jon Krakauer, 1997)
  107. An Introduction to Existentialism (Robert G. Olson, 1962)
  108. An Introduction to Japanese Court Poetry (Earl Miner, 1968)

  109. Job: A Comedy of Justice (Robert A. Heinlein, 1984)


  110. K2: Triumph and Tragedy (Jim Curran, 1987)
  111. The Kagero Diary (Michitsuna no Haha, Trans. Sonja Arntzen, 1997)
  112. The Kraken Wakes (John Wyndham, 1953)
  113. Kurosawa: Film Studies and Japanese Cinema (Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, 2000)

  114. The Last Republic: Why the Soviet Union Lost WWII? (Viktor Suvorov, 1996)
  115. The Last Templar (Raymond Khoury, 2005)
  116. Legends, Lies, and Cherished Myths of World History (Richard Shenkman, 1993)
  117. The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien, 1956)
  118. Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground (Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind)
  119. The Love Suicide at Amijima (Donald H. Shively, 1953)
  120. Lucifer Rising (Gavin Baddeley, 1999)

  121. M-Day: When Did World War II Begin? (Viktor Suvorov, 1996)
  122. The Magic Lantern (Ingmar Bergman, 1988)
  123. Man, the State, and War (Kenneth N. Waltz, 1954)
  124. Markets and States in Tropical Africa (Robert H. Bates, 1981)
  125. Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film (Carol J. Clover, 1992)
  126. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling (Ross King, 2003)
  127. Midshipman's Hope (David Feintuch, 1994)
  128. Mission of Honor (David Weber, 2010)
  129. More Than Honor (David Weber, 1998)
  130. Musashi (Eiji Yoshikawa, 1981)
  131. Mutineers' Moon (David Weber, 1991)
  132. The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity (Amir D. Aczel, 2000)


  133. Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition (John Roskelley, 2000)
  134. The Nazis: A Warning from History (Laurence Rees, 1997)
  135. Necronomicon: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema, Book 2 (Andy Black, 1998)
  136. Nemesis (Isaac Asimov, 1989)
  137. A New History of Korea (Lee Ki-baik, 1984)
  138. The Nobility of Failure: Tragic Heroes in the History of Japan (Ivan Morris, 1975)
  139. Nuclear Deterrence Theory: The Search for Credibility (Robert Powell, 1990)


  140. On Basilisk Station (David Weber, 1993)
  141. Once a Hero (Elizabeth Moon, 1997)
  142. The Origins of Alliances (Stephen Walt)
  143. The Origins of the Second World War (A.J.P. Taylor, 1961)
  144. The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm (Matt Dickinson, 1997)


  145. Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Fraud (Peter Charles Hoffer, 2004)
  146. Patriarch's Hope (David Feintuch, 1999)
  147. The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse (Tr. Geoffrey Bownas & Anthony Thwaite, 1964)
  148. Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated (Gore Vidal, 2002)
  149. The Persian Expedition (Xenophon, Tr. Rex Warner, 1972)
  150. Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing (Philip Greenspun, 1999)
  151. Planet Hong Kong: Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment (David Bordwell, 2000)
  152. The Pleasures of Japanese Literature (Donald Keene, 1988)
  153. Po Chü-i: Selected Poems (Tr. Burton Watson, 2000)
  154. Podkayne of Mars (Robert A. Heinlein, 1963)
  155. Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition (Robert A. Dahl, 1971)
  156. Prelude to Foundation (Isaac Asimov, 1988)
  157. Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World (Jan Goodwin, 1995)
  158. A Primer of Mathematical Writing (Steven G. Krantz, 1997)
  159. Prisoner's Hope (David Feintuch, 1995)
  160. Prometheus Bound / The Suppliants / Seven Against Thebes / The Persians (Aeschylus, Tr. Philip Vellacot, 1961)
  161. Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror (James Hynes, 1997)


  162. Raising Atlantis (Thomas Greanias, 2005)
  163. Red Planet (Robert A. Heinlein, 1949)
  164. The Renaissance: A Short History (Paul Johnson, 2000)
  165. Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus (Donald Alexander Downs, 2005)
  166. The Rise and Fall of the Horror Film (David Soren, 1977)
  167. The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History (Douglass C. North and Robert P. Thomas, 1973)
  168. Rocket Ship Galileo (Robert A. Heinlein, 1947)
  169. The Rolling Stones (Robert A. Heinlein, 1952)
  170. Route 66 A.D.: On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists (Tony Perrottet, 2002)
  171. Rules of Engagement (Elizabeth Moon, 1998)


  172. Sanshô Dayû (Dudley Andrew and Carole Cavanaugh, 2000)
  173. The Satan Hunter (Thomas W. Wedge)
  174. Saturn (Ben Bova, 2004)
  175. Second Foundation (Isaac Asimov, 1953)
  176. Second World War: An Illustrated History (A.J.P. Taylor, 1975)
  177. The Selected Poems of Li Po (Li Po, Tr. David Hinton, 1996)
  178. The Service of the Sword (David Weber, 2003)
  179. The Shadow of Saganami (David Weber, 2004)
  180. Sharing the Promised Land : A Tale of the Israelis and Palestinians (Dilip Hiro, 1999)
  181. The Shiva Option (David Weber and Steve White, 2002)
  182. Shôkyûki: An Account of the Shôkyû War of 1221 (Anonymous, Tr. William H. McCullough, 1964)
  183. The Short Victorious War (David Weber, 1994)
  184. Sixth Column (Robert A. Heinlein, 1949)
  185. Songs of the Kisaeng: Courtesan Poetry of the Last Korean Dynasty (Tr. Constantine Contogenis & Wolhee Choe, 1997)
  186. Space Cadet (Robert A. Heinlein, 1948)
  187. Speaker for the Dead (Orson Scott Card, 1986)
  188. Sporting Chance (Elizabeth Moon, 1994)
  189. The Stakes: America in the Middle East (Shibley Telhami, 2004)
  190. Stalin's Folly: The Tragic First Ten Days of World War II on the Eastern Front (Constantine Pleshakov, 2005)
  191. Starman Jones (Robert A. Heinlein, 1953)
  192. Starship Troopers (Robert A. Heinlein, 1959)
  193. A State of Disobedience (Tom Kratman, 2003)
  194. State of Fear (Michael Crichton, 2004)
  195. States and Social Revolutions (Theda Skocpol, 1979)
  196. Strategic Assessment in War (Scott Sigmund Gartner, 1997)
  197. Strategic Surrender: The Politics of Victory and Defeat (Paul Kecskemeti, 1958)
  198. Sugawara no Michizane and the Early Heian Court (Robert Borgen, 1986)
  199. Suicide: Why Did Hitler Attack the Soviet Union? (Viktor Suvorov, 2000)
  200. Sumer and the Sumerians (Harriet Crawford, 1991)
  201. The Sumerians (C. Leonard Woolley, 1929)
  202. The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character (Samuel Noah Kramer, 1963)

  203. The Taiheiki: A Chronicle of Medieval Japan (Anonymous, Tr. Helen Craig McCullough, 1959)
  204. Taiko (Eiji Yoshikawa, 1967)
  205. The Tale of the Heike (Anonymous, Tr. Helen Craig McCullough, 1988)
  206. Tales of Ise (Anonymous, Tr. Helen Craig McCullough, 1968)
  207. Taliban (Ahmed Rashid, 2001)
  208. The Templar Legacy (Steve Berry, 2006)
  209. Theory of International Politics (Kenneth N. Waltz, 1979)
  210. The Third Secret (Steve Berry, 2005)
  211. Time for the Stars (Robert A. Heinlein, 1956)
  212. Timeline (Michael Crichton, 1999)
  213. Touching the Void (Joe Simpson, 1988)
  214. Trouble with Lichen (John Wyndham, 1960)
  215. Tunnel in the Sky (Robert A. Heinlein, 1955)

  216. Ugetsu Monogatari: Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Ueda Akinari, 1776)
  217. Ultraviolent Movies: From Sam Peckinpah to Quentin Tarantino (Laurent Bouzereau, 2000)


  218. The Venetian Betrayal (Steve Berry, 2008)
  219. Voices of Hope (David Feintuch, 1996)


  220. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Bill Bryson, 1998)
  221. War and Change in World Politics (Robert Gilpin, 1981)
  222. War and Peace in the Middle East (Avi Shlaim, 1995)
  223. War By Time-Table: How the First World War Began (A.J.P. Taylor)
  224. War of Honor (David Weber, 2003)
  225. Warriors of Japan as Portrayed in the War Tales (Paul Varley, 1994)
  226. Wasp (Eric Frank Russell, 1957)
  227. What Makes a War End? (H. A. Calahan, 1944)
  228. When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler (David M. Glantz, Jonathan House, 1995)
  229. Wifework: What Marriage Really Means for Women (Susan Maushart, 2001)
  230. Winning Colors (Elizabeth Moon, 1995)
  231. Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English (Patricia T. O'Conner, 1996)
  232. Women Poets of Japan (Tr. Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi, 1977)
  233. The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Ivan Morris, 1964)

  234. Xenocide (Orson Scott Card, 1991)


  235. Yoshitsune (Helen Craig McCullough, 1966)