Reading Log

May 2017

  • Talbot Mundy. King–of the Khyber Rifles. (1985) Carrol and Graf, New York.
  • Tim Powers. Last Call. (1992) Perennial, New York.  REVIEW
  • Tim Powers. Expiration Date (2007) Orb, New York.
  • Tim Powers, Earthquake Weather. (2007) Orb, New York.
  • David Farland, ed. Writers of the Future volume 33. Galaxy Press, Hollywood.

April 2017

  • Timothy Zahn. Thrawn. (2017) Del Rey, 2017. REVIEW

March 2017

February 2017

  • Brandon Sanderson. The Bands of Mourning. (2016) Tor Books, New York
  • Brandon Sanderson. Shadows of Self. (2015) Tor Books, New York
  • Nick Cole. The Red King. Amazon 2015 REVIEW
  • Joe Schreiber. Death Troopers. LucasBooks 2009 REVIEW

January 2017

  • Brandon Sanderson. The Alloy of Law. (2012) Tor Books, New York
  • Chuck Wendig. Star Wars: Aftermath. (2015) Del Rey, New York.
  • Brandon Sanderson. The Rithmatist. Tor Teen, 2013. REVIEW
  • Claudia Gray. Bloodline. Del Rey 2016.
  • S. M. Stirling. Ice, Iron, and Gold. Nightshade Books, 2007. REVIEW
  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism.
  • David Lubinski. From Terman to Today. Review of Educational Research December 2016, Vol. 86, No. 4, pp. 900–944 DOI: 10.3102/0034654316675476

December 2016

  • S. M. Stirling. The Peshawar Lancers. (2003) Roc Books, New York. REVIEW
  • Jerry Pournelle. Men of War. There Will be War, Volume II. (1984) Tor, New York.

November 2016

  • Timothy Zahn. The Last Command.  (1992) Bantam Spectra, New York. REVIEW
  • Timothy Zahn. Dark Force Rising.  (1992) Bantam Spectra, New York. REVIEW
  • Timothy Zahn. Heir to the Empire.  (1992) Bantam Spectra, New York. REVIEW
  • Peter R. Killeen. An Alternative to Null-Hypothesis Significance Tests. Psychological science. 2005;16(5):345-353. doi:10.1111/j.0956-7976.2005.01538.x.
  • J. R. R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings. 
  • Nick Cole. Soda Pop Soldier. Harper Voyager 2014. REVIEW

September 2016

  • Timothy Zahn. Scoundrels. Del Rey, 2013.
  • Timothy Zahn. Outbound Flight. Del Rey, 2007.
  • Robert Heinlein, Yoji Kondo (ed.) Requiem: Collected Works and Tributes to the Grand Master. Tor, 2008.

August 2016

  • Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling. Go Tell the Spartans. (1991) Baen Books, Riverdale. REVIEW
  • Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling. Prince of Sparta. (1993) Baen Books, Riverdale. REVIEW
  • Jerry Pournelle. Prince of Mercenaries (1989) Baen Books, Riverdale. REVIEW
  • Jerry Pournelle. West of Honor. (1978) Pocket Books, New York. REVIEW
  • Jerry Pournelle. The Mercenary. (1977) Pocket Books, New York. REVIEW
  • James A. Crutchfield. It Happened in Arizona. Globe Pequot, 2009.

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

  • Andy Weir. The Martian. (2014) Broadway Books REVIEW
  • Diana Wynne Jones. Howl's Moving Castle. (2008) Greenwillow Books. 

February 2016

  • Neil Sinclair. Commando Dad. (2015) Chronicle Books, San Francisco. REVIEW

January 2016

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

  • W. J. King and James G. Skakoon. The Unwritten Laws of Engineering. (2001) ASME Press, New York.
  • G. K. Chesteron. Manalive. (2000) Dover, Mineola.

September 2015

  • Fr. Larry Richards. Be a Man! Becoming the Man God Created you to Be. (2009) Ignatius, San Francisco.
  • Zach Waggoner, ed. Terms of Play. (2013) McFarland and Company, Jefferson.
  • Dani Cavallaro. Hayao Miyazaki's World Picture. (2015) McFarland and Company, Jefferson.

July 2015

  • Ernest Cline. Armada. (2015) Crown Publishing, New York.
  • Christopher Blattman, Laura Ralston. Generating employment in poor and fragile states: Evidence from labor market and entrepreneurship programs.
  • David Drake and S. M. Stirling. Conqueror. (2003) Baen Publishing Enterprises, Riverdale.
  • Jerry Pournelle, editor. Blood and Iron: There Will be War! Vol. III. (1984) Tor, New York.

June 2015

May 2015

  • Ernest Cline. Ready Player One. (2011) Random House, New York.
  • Patrick Rothfuss. The Wise Man's Fear. (2011) Daw Books, New York.

April 2015

  • Patrick Rothfuss. The Name of the Wind. (2007) Daw Books, New York.
  • Frank Herbert. Dune. (1991) Ace Books, New York.

March 2015

February 2015

  • Michael Bond. The Paddington Treasury. (2014) Harper Collins, New York.
  • Michael Bond. Paddington Treasury. (1999) Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.
  • Jerry Pournelle, editor. There Will be War (Volume 1). (1983) Tor Books, New York.
  • Neal Stephenson. The Big U. (2001) Perennial, New York. REVIEW
  • Bruce Ames, Margie Profet, and Louis Swirsky Gold. Dietary pesticides (99.99% all natural)* Proc. Nad. Acad. Sci. USA Vol. 87, pp. 7777-7781, October 1990 Medical Sciences

January 2015

December 2014

  • Frederik Pohl. The World at the End of Time. (1990) Del Rey, New York.
  • Tim Powers. Powers of Two. (2004) NESFA Press, Framingham. REVIEW
  • Simcha Fisher. The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning. (2014) Our Sunday Vistor, Huntington.
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs. John Carter of Mars. (2009) Fall River Press, New York
  • David Petersen. Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Volume 1. (2010) Archaia, Los Angeles.
  • David Petersen. Mouse Guard: The Black Axe. (2013) Archaia, Los Angeles.
  • David Petersen. Mouse Guard: Winter 1152. (2009) Archaia, Los Angeles.
  • David Petersen. Mouse Guard: Fall 1152. (2007) Archaia, Los Angeles.
  • Charles Murray. "How to Accuse the Other Guy of Lying with Statistics." Statistical Science, 2005 Vol. 20, No. 3, 239–241. DOI 10.1214/088342305000000250
  • S. M. Stirling. A Meeting at Corvallis. (2007) Roc Science Fiction, New York.

November 2014

  • Brandon Sanderson. Mistborn. (2007) Tor Books, New York. REVIEW
  • Cyril M. Kornbluth. His Share of Glory. (1997) NESFA Press, Framingham. REVIEW

October 2014

  • H. Beam Piper. Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen. (1965) Ace, New York. REVIEW

September 2014

August 2014

  • Jerry Pournelle, editor. Republic and Empire: Imperial Stars Volume 2. (1987) Baen, New York.

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

  • Gregory Benford. Artifact. (1985) Tor Books, New York.
  • Jerry Pournelle, John F. Carr, Roland Green eds. War World Volume 1: The Burning Eye. (1988) Baen Books, New York.

March 2014

  • Mark Page. "The Technology of Medieval Sheep Farming." The Agricultural History Review.
  • Robert Heinlein. Tunnel in the Sky.
  • John Christopher. The City of Gold and Lead. (2003) Simon Pulse, New York.
  • Lloyd Alexander. The High King. (1999) Henry Holt and Co., New York.
  • Lloyd Alexander. Taran Wanderer. (1999) Henry Holt and Co., New York.
  • Lloyd Alexander. The Castle of Llyr. (1999) Henry Holt and Co., New York.
  • H. Roos, M. Ghaffari, M. Falkenberg, V. Chernoray, A. Jeppsson, H. Nilsson. "Displacement Forces in Iliac Landing Zones and Stent Graft Interconnections in Endovascular Aortic Repair: An Experimental Study". European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Volume 47, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 262–267
  • John C. Loehlin, Joseph M. Horn, Jody L. Ernst. "Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adult Life Outcomes: Evidence from the Texas Adoption Project". Behav Genet (2007) 37:463–476 DOI 10.1007/s10519-007-9144-5

February 2014

  • Lloyd Alexander. The Black Cauldron. (1999) Henry Holt and Co., New York.
  • Lloyd Alexander. The Book of Three. (1999) Henry Holt and Co., New York.
  • Jerry Pournelle. After Armageddon: There Will Be War Volume IX. (1990) Tor, New York.

January 2014

December 2013

  • Harry Turtledove. The Guns of the South. (1992) Del Rey, New York.
  • John Christopher. The White Mountains. (2003) Simon Pulse, New York.
  • Tim Powers. The Drawing of the Dark. (1999) Del Rey Impact, New York.

November 2013

  • S. M. Stirling. The Protector's War. (2006) Roc Science Fiction, New York.
  • Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy. (2013) Human Kinetics, Champaign. REVIEW
  • S. M. Stirling. Island in the Sea of Time. (2005) Roc Science Fiction, New York.

October 2013

  • Halfdan Petursson MD, Johann A. Sigurdsson MD Dr med, Calle Bengtsson MD Dr med, Tom I. L. Nilsen Dr Philos, and Linn Getz MD PhD. "Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study" Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice Vol. 18 Issue 1 (2011)
  • Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe, Mark Woodward, Roger Tavendale, Richard A'Brook, Mary K McCluskey. "Comparison of the prediction by 27 different factors of coronary heart disease and death in men and women of the Scottish heart health study: cohort study."British Medical Journal 1997;315:722–9
  • Sherif Sultan, Niamh Hynes. "The Ugly Side of Statins". Open Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Vol. 3 No. 3 (2013) DOI:10.4236/ojemd.2013.33025
  • S. M. Stirling. Hope Reborn: The General Series. (2013) Baen Books, Riverdale, NY.
  • Max Brooks. World War Z. (2006) Crown Books, NY.

September 2013

  • Michael J. Sulick. American Spies. (2013) Georgetown University Press, Washington DC. REVIEW
  • S. M. Stirling. Dies the Fire. (2005) Roc Science Fiction, New York.
  • Neil Gaiman. Neverwhere. (2001) Harper Torch, New York.
  • S. M. Stirling. In the Courts of the Crimson Kings. (2008) Tor Science Fiction, New York.

August 2013

  • Neil Gaiman. Anansi Boys. (2005) William Morrow, New York.
  • S. M. Stirling and David Drake. Book 1: The Forge. (1991) Baen Books, Riversdale.

July 2013

  • S. M. Stirling. The Sky People. (2006) Tor Books, New York.
  • Neil Gaiman. American Gods.(2003) Perennial, New York.
  • David Drake. Hammer's Slammers. (1987) Baen Books, Riversdale.
  • Ian J. Deary, Lars Penke, and Wendy Johnson. "The Neuroscience of human intelligence". Nature Reviews: Neuroscience Vol. 11 2010
  • Tim Powers. Declare. (2001) Harper Torch, New York.

     June 2013

    • Neil Gaiman. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. (2013) Harper Collins, New York.
    • David Drake. Ranks of Bronze. (1986) Baen Books, New York.
    • John C. Loehlin, Joseph M. Horn, Jody L. Ernst. "Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adult Life Outcomes: Evidence from the Texas Adoption Project". Behav Genet (2007) 37:463–476
    • S. M. Stirling. Conquistador. (2003) Roc Books, New York.

    April 2013

    • S. M. Stirling. The Peshawar Lancers. (2003) Roc Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Hal Salzman, Daniel Kuehn, and B. Lindsay Lowell. "Guestworkers in the high-skill U.S. Labor Market: An analysis of supply, employment, and wage trends". Economic Policy Insititute, briefing paper #359.
    • J. R. R. Tolkein. The Hobbit. Or There and Back Again. (1997) Houghton Mifflin Company, New York.
    • David Feintuch. Fisherman's Hope. (1996) Aspect Books, New York.
    • David Feintuch. Prisoner's Hope. (1995) Aspect Books, New York.
    • Mike Savage, Fiona Devine, Niall Cunningham, Mark Taylor, Yaojun Li, Johs. Hjellbrekke, Brigitte Le Roux, Sam Friedman, and Andrew Miles. "A New Model of Social Class: Findings from the BBC’s Great British Class Survey Experiment". Sociology 0038038513481128, first published on April 2, 2013 doi:10.1177/0038038513481128
    • David Feintuch. Challenger's Hope. (1995) Aspect Books, New York.
    • David Feintuch. Midshipman's Hope. (1994) Aspect Books, New York.

    March 2013

    • Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven. Burning Tower. (2005) Pocket Books, New York.
    • Arseneault L, Moffitt TE, Caspi A, Taylor PJ, Silva PA. "Mental disorders and violence in a total birth cohort: results from the Dunedin Study." Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2000 Oct;57(10):979-86.
    • George E. P. Box. "Studies in Quality Improvement; Signal to Noise Ratios, Performance Criteria and Transformations". Report No. 26, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement. July 1987

    January 2013

    December 2012

    November 2012

    • James Franklin. "Science by Conceptual Analysis: The Genius of the Late Scholastics". Studia Neoaristotelica, 9 (2012), 3-24.)
    • Douglas W. Allen, Catherine Pakaluk, Joseph Price. "Nontraditional Families and Childhood Progress
      Through School: A Comment on Rosenfeld". Demography. 2010 August; 47(3): 755–775.
    • Charles Sheffield and Jerry Pournelle. Higher Education. (1996) Tor Books, New York.
    • Jerry Pournelle. Exiles to Glory. (1979) Ace Books, New York.
    • J. R. R. Tolkien. The Hobbit. (1966) Ballantine Books, New York.

    October 2012

    September 2012

    • Tim Powers. The Drawing of the Dark. (1999) Del Rey Impact, New York.
    • Thomas Sowell. "Trickle-down theory and tax cuts for the rich."
    • Tim Powers. On Stranger Tides. (1987) Ace Books, New York.
    • Tim Powers. The Anubis Gates. (1997) Ace Books, New York.
    • Tim Powers. Forsake the Sky. (1986) Tor Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Franklin, James (2012) "Global Justice: An Anti-Collectivist and Pro-Causal Ethic," Solidarity: TheJournal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics: Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 2.
      Available at:

    August 2012

    • Patrick O'Brian. Master and Commander.
    • Roland Green and Jerry Pournelle. Tran. (1996) Baen Books, New York.
    • C. S. Forester. Mr. Midshipman Hornblower. (1978) Little, Brown, & Company, Boston.

    July 2012

    June 2012

    May 2012

    • Patrick Rothfuss. The Wise Man's Fear. (2012) Daw Books, New York.
    • Patrick Rothfuss. The Name of the Wind. (2007) Daw Books, New York.

    April 2012

    • Robert Heinlein. Rocket Ship Galileo. (2005) Ace Books, New York.
    • Larry Niven. The Magic Goes Away. (1978) Ace Books, New York. REVIEW.

    March 2012

    • Tim Powers. Hide Me Among the Graves. (2012) William Morrow, New York. REVIEW

    February 2012

    • Joseph and Frances Gies. Daily Life in a Medieval City. (1981) HarperCollins, New York.
    • Gunslinger Girls Omnibus Collection 3 (Vols 7-8).
    • James Franklin. "The Objective Bayesian Conceptualisation of Proof and Reference Class Problems." Sydney Law Review 33 (2011), 545-61.
    • Paul Fussell. Class: A Guide Through the American Status System. (1983) Touchstone, New York. 
    • Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven. Burning Tower. (2005) Pocket Books, New York.

    January 2012

    December 2011 

    • Jonathan Wai, David Lubinski, and Camilla P. Benbow. "Creativity and Occupational Accomplishments Among Intellectually Precocious Youths: An Age 13 to Age 33 Longitudinal Study". Journal of Educational Psychology 2005, Vol. 97, No. 3, 484–492
    • Dick Camp. Boots on the Ground: The Fight to Liberate Afghanistan from Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, 2001-2002. (2011) Zenith Press, Minneapolis.
    • Nicola Troisi, MD; Giovanni Torsello, MD; and Konstantinos P. Donas, MD, PhD. "Endurant Stent Graft: A New-Generation Device for a New Generation of Vascular Specialist." J ENDOVASC THER 2011;18:786–788
    • Frank R. Arko, MD; William D. Jordan, Jr., MD; Sam Robaina, MS; M. Zachary Arko; "Interdisciplinary and Translational Innovation: The Endurant Stent Graft…From Bedside to Benchtop and Back to Bedside." J ENDOVASC THER 2011;18:779–785
      Thomas J. Fogarty, MD; Michel S. Makaroun, MD; and Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD.
    • Jerry Pournelle. The Mercenary. (1977) Pocket Books, New York. REVIEW

    November 2011

    • Nicolas Demanget, Stéphane Avril, Pierre Badel, Laurent Orgéas, Christian Geindreau, Jean-Noël Albertini, Jean-Pierre Favre. "Computational comparison of the bending behavior of aortic stent-grafts" Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 5 (2012) 272-282. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2011.09.006
    • Gavin de Becker. The Gift of Fear. Dell, 1999.
    • Tim Powers. The Bible Repairman. Tachyon Publications, 2011.

    October 2011

    • Robert Barron. Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith. (2011) Image Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Rebecca Morton, Jean-Robert Tyran, Erik Wengström. Income and Ideology: How Personality Traits, Cognitive Abilities, and Education Shape Political Attitudes. (January 27, 2011). Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-08. Available at SSRN:
    • Jerry Pournelle, Imperial Stars, Vol. 3: The Crash of Empire. (1989) Baen Books, New York.
    • Michael Trinklein. Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and other states that never made it. (2010) Quirk Books, Philadelphia.
    • Tim Powers. Forsake the Sky. (1986) Tor Books, New York. REVIEW

    September 2011

    • Dietrich Dörner. The Logic of Failure. (1996) Metropolitan Books. New York.
    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. (1996) Platinum Press. New York.

    August 2011

    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles. (1996) Platinum Press. New York.
    • Tim Powers, Earthquake Weather. (2007) Orb, New York.
    • Tim Powers, Expiration Date. (2007) Orb, New York.
    • Gene Wolfe. Home Fires. (2011) Tor Books, New York. REVIEW
    • H. J. Poole. The Last Hundred Yards: The NCO's Contribution to Warfare. (1994) Posterity Press, Emerald Isle.
    • Robert Moore and Douglas Gilette. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine. (1990) Harper Collins, San Francisco. REVIEW

    July 2011

    • H. Rider Haggard. She. The World's Popular Classics, New York. REVIEW

    June 2011

    • Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games. (2009) Scholastic, New York.
    • Richard Adams. Watership Down. (2005) Scribner, New York.
    • Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. The Gripping Hand. (1993) Pocket Books, New York.

    May 2011 

    • Jerry Pournelle. Janissaries. (1979) Ace Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Tim Powers. Last Call. (1992) Perennial, New York. REVIEW

    April 2011

    • Steven Pressfield. Gates of Fire. (2005) Bantam, New York.
    • Tom Clancy and Grant Blackwood. Dead or Alive. (2010) G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. REVIEW
    • Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway. We were Soldiers Once... and Young. (1992) Random House, New York. REVIEW

    March 2011

    • David Feintuch. Challenger's Hope. (1995) Aspect Books, New York.
    • David Feintuch. Midshipman's Hope. (1994) Aspect Books, New York.
    • John F. Harvey,  The Homosexual Person. (1987) Ignatius Books, San Francisco.
    • Max Landsberg, The Tao of Coaching. (2009) Profile Books.
    • Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling. Go Tell the Spartans. (1991) Baen Books, Riverdale. REVIEW
    • Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling. Prince of Sparta. (1993) Baen Books, Riverdale. REVIEW

    February 2011

    January 2011

    December 2010

    • Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10. (2009) Little, Brown, and Company, New York. REVIEW
    • Norman Polmar and Michael White. Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of K-129. (2010) Naval Institute Press, Annapolis. REVIEW

    November 2010

    • Hanson, Gordon H. "Why Isn't Mexico Rich?", NBER Working Paper No. 16470, Issued in October 2010
    • Freeman, Walter J., "Nonlinear Brain Dynamics and Intention According to Aquinas." Mind & Matter Vol. 6(2), pp. 207–234
    • Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007) Arthur A. Levine Books, New York.
    • Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005) Arthur A. Levine Books, New York.
    • Howard W. Starkweather Jr., "A comparison of the rheological properties of polytetrafluoroethylene below its melting point with certain low-molecular smectic states". Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics Edition, Volume 17, Issue 1, pages 73–79, January 1979 DOI: 10.1002/pol.1979.180170106
    • Ross, Stephen M., "Perice's Criterion for the Elimination of Suspect Experimental Data". Journal of Engineering Technology, Fall 2003.

    October 2010

    • Comin, Diego, William Easterly, and Erick Gong, "Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 BC?" American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2 (July 2010): 65–97
    • García-Fuentes, M. José Garriga, Ana García León and Federico Soriguer Piedad Santiago-Fernandez, Rosario Torres-Barahona, J. Antonio Muela-Martínez, Gemma Rojo-Martínez, Eduardo. "Intelligence Quotient and Iodine Intake: A Cross-Sectional Study in Children". The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 89(8):3851–3857 doi: 10.1210/jc.2003-031652
    • Hite, Adele H., Richard David Feinman, Gabriel E. Guzman, Morton Satin, Pamela A. Schoenfeld, Richard J. Wood "In the face of contradictory evidence: Report of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee"  Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) 1 October 2010 (volume 26 issue 10 Pages 915-924 DOI: 10.1016/j.nut.2010.08.012)
    • Haensch S, Bianucci R, Signoli M, Rajerison M, Schultz M, et al. 2010 "Distinct Clones of Yersinia pestis Caused the Black Death". PLoS Pathog 6(10): e1001134. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001134 Distinct Clones of Yersinia pestis Caused the Black Death

    September 2010

    • Byers, Michael. Percival's Planet. (2010) Henry Holt and Company, New York. REVIEW

    August 2010

    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour. Vol. 6. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe. Vol. 5. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim Gets it Together. Vol. 4. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness. Vol. 3. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Vol. 2. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • O'Malley, Brian Lee. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life. Vol. 1. (2004) Oni Press, Portland. 
    • Lo, Andrew W. and Mueller, Mark T., "Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!" (March 12, 2010). Available at SSRN:
    • Pellar, Brian R. "On the Origins of the Alphabet". Sino-Platonic Papers. 196, December 2009
    • Doiron, Ted, and John Beers. The Gauge Block Handbook. National Institute of Standards and Technology.

    July 2010

    • Henrich, Joseph, Steven J. Heine, Ara Nozenzayan. The WEIRDEST People in the World. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. (2010)
    • Gaiman, Neil, Al Sarrantonio, eds. Stories. (2010) William Morrow, New York. REVIEW
    • Clarke, Peter. Keynes: The Rise, Fall and Return of the 20th Century's Most Influential Economist. (2009) Bloomsbury Press, New York. REVIEW

    March 2010

    • Bocarsly ME,et al. High-fructose corn syrup causes characteristics of obesity in rats: Increased bodyweight, body fat and triglyceride levels, Pharmacol Biochem Behav (2010) doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2010.02.012
    • Coughlin, Paul, and Jennifer D. Degler, Ph.D. No More Christian Nice Girl. (2010) Bethany House, Bloomington. REVIEW
    • Pellegrini, Andrea, Valeria Bertacco, and Todd Austin. "Fault-Based Attack of RSA Authentication." Design, Automation, and Test in Europe 10.
    • Maberry, Jonathan. The Dragon Factory. (2010) St. Martin's Griffin, New York. REVIEW

    February 2010

    • Subedi, Shree K., Andy M. Lee, and Gregg S. Landis. "Suprarenal Fixation Barbs Can Induce Renal Artery Occlusion in Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair." Annals of Vascular Surgery, Volume 24, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 113.e7-113.e10.

    January 2010 

    December 2009

    November 2009

    • Dickson, Gordon. Way of the Pilgrim. (1988) Ace Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Pournelle, Jerry, editor. Day of the Tyrant: There Will Be War Volume IV. (1985) Tor Books, New York.

    October 2009

    • Gordon, Robert, Thomas J. Kane, Douglas O. Staiger. Identifying Effective Teachers Using Performance on the Job. (2006) Brookings Institution, Washington.
    • Pournelle, Jerry. Exiles to Glory. (1978) Ace Books, New York.
    • Antal, John F. Infantry Combat: The Rifle Platoon: An Interactive Exercise in Small-Unit Tactics and Leadership. (1995) Presidio Books, San Marin.
    • Barrick, M.R. and M.K. Mount, "The big five personality dimensions and job performance: a meta analysis", Personnel Psychology 44 (1991), pp. 1–26.
    • Hájek, A. "Mises Redux -- Redux: Fifteen Arguments against Finite Frequentism", Erkenntnis (1996), Vol. 45, No. 2/3, pp. 209-227

    September 2009

    • Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle. Oath of Fealty. (1981) Pocket Books, New York. REVIEW
    • Howard, Robert E. The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane. (2004) Del Rey, New York. REVIEW
    • Bjorklund, Anders, Hederos Eriksson, Karin and Jantti, Markus. "IQ and Family Background: Are Associations Strong or Weak?", IZA Discussion Paper No. 4305. Available at SSRN:
    • Sheffield, Charles. The Billion Dollar Boy. (1997) TOR Books, New York.

    August 2009

    • Rawicz, Slavomir. The Long Walk. (1997) The Lyons Press, Guilford. REVIEW
    • Munz, P. I. Hudea, J. Imad, R. J. Smith, "WHEN ZOMBIES ATTACK!: MATHEMATICAL MODELLING OF AN OUTBREAK OF ZOMBIE INFECTION", Infectious Disease Modelling Research Progress. (2009) Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge.
    • Northcutt, Wendy. The Darwin Awards. (2000) Dutton, New York. REVIEW
    • Donohue, John. Tengu: The Mountain Goblin. (2008) YMAA Fiction, Wolfeboro. REVIEW
    • WATSUKI Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 5. (1994) VIZ Media, San Francisco.

    July 2009

    • WATSUKI Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 4. (1994) VIZ Media, San Francisco.
    • WATSUKI Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 3. (1994) VIZ Media, San Francisco.
    • WATSUKI Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 2. (1994) VIZ Media, San Francisco.
    • Murdin, Paul. Full Meridian of Glory. (2008) Copernicus Books, New York. REVIEW
    • MacIntyre, Alasdair. First Principles, Final Ends, and Contemporary Philosophical Issues (The Aquinas Lecture). (1990) Marquette University Press, Milwaukee.
    • Charlton, G. (2009) "Replacing education with psychometrics: How learning about IQ almost-completely changed my mind about education." Medical Hypotheses. 73: 273-277.
    • WATSUKI Nobuhiro. Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 1. (1994) VIZ Media, San Francisco.
    • Niven, Larry, and Jerry Pournelle. Narrated by Tom Weiner. Inferno. (2008) Blackstone Audiobooks, Ashland.

    June 2009

    • Barnes, Stephen, Larry Niven, and Jerry Pournlle. Legacy of Heorot. (1987) Pocket Books, New York.
    • Dewey, Edward R., Edwin Dakin. Cycles: The Science of Prediction: with 1950 Postscript. (1949) Henry Holt and Company, New York. REVIEW

    May 2009

    • Anscombe, F. J. (1973). "Graphs in Statistical Analysis". The American Statistician, 27 (1): 17-21.
    • O'Brien, Rev. William A. How to Serve Low Mass & Benediction. (1962) Angelus Press, Kansas City, MO.

    April 2009

    • Crichton, Michael. Eaters of the Dead. (1976) Alfred A Knopf, New York, NY.
    • Pournelle, Jerry. Prince of Mercenaries. (1989) Baen Science Fiction Books, New York, NY. REVIEW

    March 2009

    • Humphreys, L. G., Davey, T. C., & Park, R. K. (December 1985). "Longitudinal correlation analysis of standing height and intelligence.". Child Development 56 (6): 1465–1478. doi:10.2307/1130466
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    • Teasdale, T. W., Srensen, T. I. A., & Owen, D. R. (1989). Fall in association of height with intelligence and educational level. British Medical Journal, 298, 1292­-1293
    • Pearce MS, Deary IJ, Young AH, Parker L. Growth in early life and childhood IQ at age 11 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study. Int J Epidemiol 2005; 34:673–77
    • Walker SP, Grantham-McGregor SM, Powell CA, Chang SM. Effects of growth restriction in early childhood on growth, IQ, and cognition at age 11 to 12 years and the benefits of nutritional supplementation and psychosocial stimulation. J Pediatr 2000; 137:36–41
    • Wilson DM, Hammer LD, Duncan PM et al. Growth and intellectual development. Pediatrics 1986; 78:646–50.
    • Wheatley, G. "Introduction to Thoracic Endografting: Imaging, Guidewires, Guiding Catheters, and Delivery Sheaths," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2007, 83:272-278
    • Pournelle, Jerry. High Justice. (1974) Baen Science Fiction Books, New York, NY.
    • Ross, James. "The Fate of the Analysts: Aristotle's Revenge: Software Everywhere," Proceedings of American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1990: 51-74
    • Ross, James, "Immaterial Aspects of Thought," The Journal of Philosophy, 89, (3): 136-150
    • Kreeft, Peter. The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings. (2005) Ignatius Press, San Francisco.
    • Kenik, David. Armed Response: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Firearms for Self-Defense.(2005) Merril Press, Bellevue, WA. REVIEW

    February 2009

    • Briggs, W.M. "On the Non-arbitrary Assignment of Probability."Draft, 2007. Accessed online February 27, 2009.
    • Padilla-Walker et al. "More than just a game: Video Game and Internet Use During Emerging Adulthood," Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Accessed online February 26, 2009
    • Gomez-Cabrera et al. "Oral administration of vitamin C decreases muscle mitochondrial biogenesis and hampers training-induced adaptations in endurance performance," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 87, (1): 1387–1402
    • Niven, Larry, and Jerry Pournelle. Escape from Hell. (2009) Tor Books, New York.
    • Richardson, Joel. Antichrist: Islam's Awaited Messiah. (2006) Pleasant Word, Enumclaw. REVIEW
    • Tkacz, Michael W. 'Aquinas vs. Intelligent Design', This Rock, Vol 19, 9. Accessed online February 15, 2009
    • Bazell, Josh. Beat the Reaper. (2009) Little, Brown, and Company, New York. REVIEW
    • Sikora, J.: 1965. 'Some Thomist Reflections on the Foundations of Formal Logic', Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic VI, 1, 1-38.
    • Howson, C.: 1997, ‘Logic and Probability’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 48, 517–531.

    January 2009

    • Tufte, Edward R. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. (1983) Graphics Press, Cheshire.
    • Campbell, J., Franklin, J. RANDOMNESS AND THE JUSTIFICATION OF INDUCTION, Synthese 138: 79–99, 2004
    • Briggs, W.M., 2008: On the Changes in the Number and Intensity of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones. J. Climate, 21, 1387–1402.
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    • Feser, Edward. The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism. (2008) St. Augustine's Press, South Bend. ISBN: 9781587314513 REVIEW
    • Heckscher, Melissa. Be Safe: Simple Strategies for Death-Free Living. (2004) Quirk Books, Philadelphia. ISBN: 1931686718
    • Maberry, Jonathan. Patient Zero. (2009) St. Martins Griffin, New York. ISBN: 9780312382858 REVIEW

    December 2008

    • Blaylock, James. Knights of the Cornerstone. (2008) Ace Books, New York. ISBN:9780441016532
    • Gabriel, Mark A. Islam and the Jews: The Unfinished Battle. (2003) Charisma House, Lake Mary. ISBN: 9780884199564 REVIEW
    • Ali, Daniel & Robert Spencer. Inside Islam: A Guide for Catholics: 100 Questions and Answers. (2003) Ascension Press, West Chester. ISBN: 9780965922852
    • Thompson, Damian. Counterknowledge: How we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science, and fake history. (2008) W. W. Norton & Company, New York. ISBN: 9780393067699