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The Climate Fix by Roger A. Pielke Jr.
" Simply put, if you are remotely interested in climate change or energy policy, you NEED to read this book.

It's not a book about the science of climate
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Why the West Rules—for Now by Ian Morris
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This book may be one of the most interesting and important books I've read.

Not only is it an excellent overview of world history (with the exception of ancient history in the Americas), it is the first attempt that I know of to try to put history int
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The Fourth Horseman by Andrew Nikiforuk
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Interesting for the stories about how various horrible diseases affected civilization, but is marred by the fact that the author comes off as a germ theory denialist, HIV denialist and a marginal anti-vaxxer.
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The Queen of Stone by Keith Baker
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Excellent pacing, and Thorn has now become my favorite D&D character. Really focuses on what an Eberron story is really like.
1984 by George Orwell
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
Dune by Frank Herbert
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Dune by Frank Herbert
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Tau Zero by Poul Anderson
Tau Zero
by Poul Anderson
read in November, 2010
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I haven't read this novel in 30 years or so, but I remembered large parts of it. It's a great "high concept" novel about a starship that cannot stop.

It would be interesting to see how the end would be different though, given our recent discoveries of
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Present at the Future by Ira Flatow
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For people who weren't as read up on most of the topics the book covered, it would be a better book. For me, I skipped large sections of it, simply because I knew what the author was talking about.

However, it's great for the explanation on how a pla
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A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
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It takes about 300 pages for things to finally start happening, but once they do, it's relentless. It dragged for those 300 pages, but the rest of the book I didn't want to put it down.
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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