Sunday, 17 May 2009

Book Review Index: The Ace Black Blog


Last updated August 26 2014: added The Big Short, by Michael Lewis (2010).

Below is a hyperlinked listing of all books reviewed on the Ace Black Blog.

Non-Fiction: GeoPolitics and World Affairs (8 books)
Drinking The Sea At Gaza, by Amira Hass (1996)
The End Of Days, by Gershom Gorenberg (2000)
How To Stage A Military Coup, by David Hebditch and Ken Connor (2005)
The Devil We Know, by Robert Baer (2008)
The Post American World, by Fareed Zakaria (2008)

Non-Fiction: History (8 books)
The Assassins, by Bernard Lewis (1967)
What Went Wrong? by Bernard Lewis (2002)
Non-Fiction: Economics (4 books)
Economics In One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (1979)
The Lexus And The Olive Tree, by Thomas Friedman (1999)

Non-Fiction: Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (7 books)
The Age Of Sacred Terror, by Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon (2002)
Against All Enemies, by Richard A. Clarke (2004)
The Third Terrorist, by Jayna Davis (2004)
Loss Of Faith, by Kim Bolan (2005)
Perfect Soldiers, by Terry McDermott (2005)
The Looming Tower, by Lawrence Wright (2006)
Ghost - Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent, by Fred Burton (2008)

Non-Fiction: Biographies (4 books)
All The Stars In Heaven, by Gary Carey (1981)
Steve McQueen, by Penina Spiegel (1986)


Non-Fiction: Society (13 books)
Eccentrics, by Dr. David Weeks and Jamie James (1995)
The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell (2000)
Fargo Rock City, by Chuck Klosterman (2000)
Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell (2005)
Under The Bridge, by Rebecca Godfrey (2005)
Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell (2008)
Traffic, by Tom Vanderbilt (2008)
Spent, by Geoffrey Miller (2009)
Think Smart, by Richard Restak (2009)
The Essential Engineer, by Henry Petroski (2010)
Common Ground In A Liquid City, by Matt Hern (2010)
From The Minds Of Madness - The Origins Of Heavy Metal Band Names, by Blair E. Gibson (2011)
David And Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell (2013)

Non-Fiction: Business and Leadership (6 books)
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey (1989)
Fools' Gold, by Brian Hutchinson (1998)
Who Moved My Cheese?, by Spencer Johnson (1999)
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, by John C. Maxwell (2007)
Persuasion, by Arlene Dickinson (2011)
Decisive, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2013)
Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg (2013)

Non-Fiction: Sports (3 books)
How Soccer Explains The World, by Franklin Foer (2005)
Once In A Lifetime, by Gavin Newsham (2006)
The Fix, by Declan Hill (2008)

Fiction (29 books):
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas (1845)
Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson (1883)
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett (1930)
The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler (1939)
The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint Exupery (1943)
Animal Farm, by George Orwell (1945)
1984, by George Orwell (1949)
The Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger (1951)
The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway (1952)
To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee (1960)
The Andromeda Strain, by Michael Crichton (1969)
Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach (1970)
The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood (1985)
The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho (1988)
Deception Point, by Dan Brown (2001)
The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold (2002)
The Last Templar, by Raymond Khoury (2005)
DeNiro's Game, by Rawi Hage (2006)
Cell, by Stephen King (2006)
A Most Wanted Man, by John Le Carre (2008)
Cockroach, by Rawi Hage (2008)
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