Valerie Tarico, Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light  (published in 2010)

Deirdre McCloskey, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World

Robert Strayer, Why Did The Soviet Union Collapse

Kevin M Schultz, Buckley and Mailer: the Difficult Friendship that shaped the Sixties

John Searle, Mind: A Brief Introduction

David King, The Trial of Adolf Hitler

Rutger Bregman, Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World  

Evan Thomas, Being Nixon (Nixon from birth to the vice presidency)

Andrew Roberts, Napoleon: a Life  (a focus on foreign policy and war folly)

H.R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty

Jean Raspail, Camp of the Saints

Johan Norberg, Progress

Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: a Brief History of Humankind

Corey Robin, The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

Harris, James, The Great Fear: Stalin's Terror of the 1930s

Brownell, Will and Denise Drace-Brownell, The First Nazi

Sean Wilentz, The Politicians & the Egalitarians

Eliezer J Sternberg, NeuroLogic

Robert J Gordon, The Rise and Fall of American Growth

Adam Hochschild, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939

Gabriel Sherman, Loudest Voice in the Room: (Roger Ailes)

Mariana Mazzucato, The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs private sector myths

Niall Ferguson, Kissinger , 1923–1968: the Idealist

Mesler and Cleaves, A Brief History of Creation

William McCants, The ISIS Apocalypse

Gary Gutting, What Philosophy Can Do

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now – 27 Nov '15,

Robert Reich, Saving Capitalism: For the Many not the Few  – 6 Nov '15,

Margaret MacMillan, Paris 1919 – 10 Oct '15

Jeffrey Kluger, The Narcissist Next Door – 15 Sep '15,

Margaret MacMillan, What were They Thinking? – 12 Sep '15

Bernardo Kastrup, Why Materialism is Baloney – 24 July '15,

Harry G Frankfurt, On Bullshit (a philosophical essay) – 13 Mar '15,

Michael Sandel, Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do – 6 Mar '14,

Ann Coulter, How to Talk to a Liberal (if you must)  – 9 Jan '14,

Ann Coulter, Never Trust a Liberal over 3 – Especially a Republican – 19 Dec '13,

Frank Smitha, Philosophy, Yours and Mine – 2013


Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956

Liotta and Miskel, The Real Population Bomb: Megacities, Global Security & the Map of the Future

Liaquat Ahamed, Lords of Finance (about the Great Depression)

Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: a History of Capitalism


Buckley and Mailer (17 Aug, '15)