Books You Should Read!

Most of the books in this section will consist of Religion, Politics, History, Philosophy and Science:

This list comprises over 500 books. As such, it will take time to digitize all to here, so please know that this list is very much, incomplete.

If you wish to search for a specific topic, simultaneous hold Ctrl + F to generate a search box (top right corner), type in the topic (ex., Politics);

by Thomas Piketty, Translated by Arthur Goldhammer
ISBN: 9780674430006, 685 pages  |  Economics, Politics, History, Science, Non Fiction 

It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System…
by Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein
ISBN: 9780465031337, 225 pages  |  Politics, History, Non Fiction

Why Nations Fall: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
by Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson
ISBN: 0307719219, 544 pages  |  Economics, Politics

The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty
by Simon Baron-Cohen
ISBN: 0465031420, 272 pages  |  Psychology, Science

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
by Matt Taibbi & Molly Crabapple
ISBN: 9780812993424, 416 pages  |  Politics, Non Fiction

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
by Johann Hari
ISBN: 9781620408902, 400 pages  |  Politics, Non Fiction

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
ISBN: 9780805092998, 319 pages  |  Science, Evolution, Biology, Non Fiction

Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex
by John A. Long
ISBN: 9780226492544, 296 pages  |  Science, Sexuality, Non Fiction, Biology, Evolution

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True
by Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780552778053, 257 pages  |  Science, Philosophy, Religion, Atheism, Non Fiction

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
by Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780593061732, 470 pages  |  Science, Evolution, Non Fiction

The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780618680009, 374 pages  |  Religion, Philosophy, Science, Non Fiction 

by Philip Appleman
ISBN: 9780393011920, 582 pages  |  Science, Evolution, Non Fiction

Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9780140432688, 432 pages  |  Science, Classics, Non Fiction

The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9780451529060, 576 pages  |  Science, Classics, Biology, Non Fiction

by Carl Sagan
ISBN: 9780375508325, 384 pages  |  Science, Astronomy, Non Fiction

Free Will
by Sam Harris
ISBN: 9781451683400, 83 pages  |  Philosophy, Science, Non Fiction

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
by Daniel C. Dennett
ISBN: 9780143038337, 464 pages  |  Religion, Philosophy, Non Fiction

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
by Kathryn Schulz
ISBN: 9780061176043, 405 pages  |  Psychology, Science, Philosophy, Non Fiction

Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America’s Enemies
by Peter W. Galbraith
ISBN: 9781416562252, 224 pages  |  Politics, War, Non Fiction

The Most Exclusive Club: A History of the Modern United States Senate
by Lewis L. Gould
ISBN: 9780465027798, 416 pages  |  Politics, History, Non Fiction

Unchristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters
by David Kinnaman & Gabe Lyons
ISBN: 9780801013003, 255 pages  |  Christianity, Religion, Non Fiction

The Social Contract
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, translated by Maurice Cranston
ISBN: 9780143037491, 168 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, Classics, Non Fiction

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
by Jonathan Haidt
ISBN: 9780307455772, 528 pages  |  Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Politics, Non Fiction

The Color Complex (Revised): The Politics of Skin Color in a New Millennium
by Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson & Ronald Hall
ISBN: 030774423X, 306 pages  |  Sociology, Politics, Race, Non Fiction

Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals
by Saul D. Alinsky
ISBN: 9780679721130, 196 pages  |  Politics, Philosophy, Non Fiction

Basic Writings of Nietzsche
by Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Walter Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780679783398, 862 pages  |  Philosophy, Classics, Non Fiction

Thus Spake Zarathustra
by Friedrich Nietzsche
ISBN: 9788182522220, 381 pages  |  Classics, Religion, Non Fiction

Twilight of the Idols
by Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Anthony Mario Ludovici
ISBN: 9781435105256, 128 pages  |  Philosophy, Classics, Non Fiction

The Birth of Tragedy
by Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Douglas Smith
ISBN: 9780199540143, 173 pages  |  Philosophy, Classics, Non Fiction

The Antichrist: A Criticism of Christianity
by Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Dennis Sweet
ISBN: 9780760777701, 80 pages  |  Philosophy, Classics, Christianity, Non Fiction

The Republic and Other Works
by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett
ISBN: 9780385094979, 560 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, Classics, Non Fiction

The Trial and Death of Socrates
by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett
ISBN: 9780760762004, 128 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, Classics, History, Non Fiction

The Present Age: On the Death of Rebellion
by Soren Kierkegaard
ISBN: 9780061990038, 128 pages  |  Philosophy, Religion, Non Fiction

Spiritual Writings: Gift, Creation, Love: Selections from the Upbuilding Disrourses
by Soren Kierkegaard
ISBN: 9780061875991, 298 pages  |  Philosophy, Religion, Non Fiction

Works of Love
by Soren Kierkegaard, 400 pages  |  Philosophy, Religion, Non Fiction

Basic Writings of Existentialism
by Gordon Daniel Marino
ISBN: 9780375759895, 505 pages  |  Philosophy, Non Fiction

The Communism Manifesto
by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
ISBN: 9780199535723, 68 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, Classics, History, Economics, Non Fiction

Marx and the Disillusionment of Marxism
by Walter L. Adamson, 268 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, History, Non Fiction

From Feudalism to Capitalism: Marxian Theories of Classical Struggle and Social Change
by Claudio J. Katz
ISBN: 9780313264238, 197 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, History, Non Fiction

Lenin: Revolution and Power: A History of the Soviet Union, 1917-1953
by Helene Carrere d’Endcausse, Translated by Valence Ionescu
ISBN: 9780582295599, 286 pages  |  Politics, History, Non Fiction

A History of Soviet Russia (Sixth Edition)
by Georg Von Rauch, Translated by Peter Jacobsohn
ISBN: N/A, 541 pages  |  Politics, History, Philosophy, Non Fiction 

Christianity’s Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution…
by Alister E. McGarth
ISBN: 9780061436864, 560 pages  |  History, Religion, Christianity, Non Fiction

Gay and Lesbian Rights in the United States: A Documentary History
by Walter L. Williams
ISBN: 9780313306969, 368 pages  |  LGBT, Politics, History

Political History of America’s Wars
by Alan Axlerod
ISBN: 9781568029566, 556 pages  |  History, War, Politics

The Rise of the Fall of the Third Reich: An Illustrated History
by Chris Bishop & David Jordan
ISBN: 9781905704125, 384 pages  |  History, Non Fiction 

A Brief History of Vikings
by Jonathan Clements
ISBN: 9781845290764, 273 pages  |  History, Non Fiction 

The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism
by Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9780345391698, 442 pages  |  Religion, History, Philosophy, Theology, Non Fiction 

A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
by Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9780345384560, 496 pages  |  Religion, History, Philosophy, Theology, Non Fiction

The Bible: A Biography
by Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9780802143846, 302 pages  |  Religion, History, Christianity, Non Fiction 

by Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9781407233710, 193 pages  |  Religion, History, Philosophy, Non Fiction

Islam: A Short Story
by Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 9780812966183, 272 pages  |  Religion, History, Philosophy, Non Fiction 

Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning
by Malise Ruthven
ISBN: 9780192840912, 246 pages  |  Religion, Non Fiction 

Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews, A History 
by James Carroll
ISBN: 9780618219087, 768 pages  |  Religion, History, Non Fiction 

A History of Western Philosophy
by Bertrand Russell
ISBN: 9781416554776, 895 pages  |  Philosophy, History, Non Fiction 

Capitalism and Socialism: A History of Industrial Growth
by John Vaizey
ISBN: 9780297778486, 283 pages  |  Philosophy, History, Economics, Non Fiction 

Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left…
by Jonah Goldberg
ISBN: 9780767917186, 512 pages  |  Politics, History, Economics, Non Fiction 

Bad Religion
by Ross Douthat
ISBN: 9781439178348, 352 pages  |  Religion, History, Politics, Christianity, Theology

The World’s Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions
by Huston Smith
ISBN: 9780062508119, 399 pages  |  Religion, Philosophy, History, Non Fiction 

Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right
by Mel White
ISBN: 9781585425310, 384 pages  |  Religion, Politics, Non Fiction 

The Evolution of God
by Robert Wright
ISBN: 9780316067447, 592 pages  |  Religion, Philosophy, History, Non Fiction 

Dismantling Discontent: Buddha’s Way Through Darwin’s World
by Charles A. Fisher
ISBN: 9781600700316, 442 pages  |  Religion, History, Philosophy, Non Fiction 

The Bible: King James Version
by Anonymous
ISBN: N/A, 1590 pages  |  Christianity, Religion, Theology

The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible
by Anonymous, Edited by Martin G. Abegg Jr., Eugene Ulrich, & Peter W. Flint
ISBN: 9780060600648, 672 pages  |  Christianity, Religion, Theology

The Lost Books of the Bible
by William Hone
ISBN: 9780517277959, 320 pages  |  Christianity, Religion, Theology

The Jefferson Bible
by Thomas Jefferson
ISBN: 9781585429165, 160 pages  |  Christianity, Religion, Philosophy, History

The Koran
by Anonymous, Translated by J.M. Rodwell
ISBN: 9781842126097, 544 pages  |  Islam, Religion, Theology

The Tibetan Book of the Dead
by Padmasambhava, Translated by Gyurme Dorje
ISBN: 9780670858866, 592 pages  |  Buddhism, Religion, Philosophy

The Book of the Dead: The Hieroglyphic Transcript and Translation into English…
by E.A. Wallis Budge
ISBN: 9780517122839, 704 pages  |  Egypt, Mythology, Religion, History

The Bhagavad Gita
by Anonymous, Translated by Eknath Easwaran
ISBN: 9781586380199, 294 pages  |  Hinduism, Religion, Mythology, Non Fiction

Capitalism and Freedom
by Milton Friedman
ISBN: 9780226264219, 208 pages  |  Economics, Politics, Philosophy

The Wealth of Nations
by Adam Smith, Edited by Edwin Cannan
ISBN: 9780679424734, 1,200 pages  |  Economics, Politics, Philosophy

Libertarianism: A Primer
by David Boaz
ISBN: 9780684847689, 320 pages  |  Economics, Politics, Philosophy

Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
by Ayn Rand
ISBN: 9780451147950, 402 pages  |  Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Classics

The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism
by Ayn Rand
ISBN: 9780451163936, 176 pages  |  Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Classics

by Ayn Rand
ISBN: 9780452281257, 105 pages  |  Philosophy, Literature, Classics, Fiction

Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
ISBN: 9780452011878, 1,168 pages  |  Philosophy, Literature, Classics, Fiction

The Tea Party Goes to Washington
by Rand Paul
ISBN: 9781455503117, 272 pages  |  Politics, Non Fiction

The Prince
by Niccolo Machiavelli, Translated by Peter Constantine
ISBN: 9780812978056, 160 pages  |  Economics, Philosophy, Classics, Literature

Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools
by Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 9780060974992, 272 pages  |  Poverty, Politics, Education, Sociology

Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America
by Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 9780307345899, 303 pages  |  Poverty, Politics, Education, Sociology

Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
by Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 9780060976972, 304 pages  |  Poverty, Politics, Education, Sociology 

Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics
by Bell Hooks
ISBN: 9780896086289, 123 pages  |  Feminism, Gender, Politics

The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much?
by Leslie Bennetts
ISBN: 9781401309381, 384 pages  |  Feminism, Gender, Politics

Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance
by Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 9780805076882, 320 pages  |  Politics, Philosophy, History

Authorizing Marriage?: Canon, Tradition, and Critique in the Blessing of Same-Sex Unions
by Mark D. Jordan
ISBN: 9781400827138, 208 pages  |  Religion, Marriage, LGBT, Politics, Philosophy, Sexuality

The Boswell Thesis: Essays on Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality
by Matthew Kuefler
ISBN: 9780226457413, 344 pages  |  Religion, History, LGBT, Politics, Philosophy, Sexuality 

Same Sex: Debating the Ethics, Science, and Culture of Homosexuality
by John Corvino
ISBN: 9780847684830, 422 pages  |  Religion, History, LGBT, Culture, Philosophy, Sexuality

Greek Homosexuality
by Kenneth James Dover
ISBN: 9780674362703, 256 pages  |  Religion, History, LGBT, Sexuality 

Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance
by Janet R. Jakobsen & Ann Pellegrini
ISBN: 9780807041338, 192 pages  |  Religion, Politics, Sexuality, Sociology, Culture

Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
by Christopher Ryan & Cacilda Jetha
ISBN: 9780061707803, 400 pages  |  Sexuality, History, Anthropology, Psychology

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
ISBN: 9780307352149, 352 pages  |  Psychology, Science, Sociology, Non Fiction 

The FairTax Book: Saying Goodbye to the Income Tax and the IRS
by Neal Boortz & John Linder
ISBN: 9780060875411, 188 pages  |  Economics, Politics, Non Fiction 

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
ISBN: 9780061234002, 320 pages  |  Economics, Politics

Waiting for SUPERMAN: A Participant Media Guide
by Karl Weber
ISBN: 9781586489274, 320 pages  |  Education, Politics, Sociology, Non Fiction

American Progressivism: A Reader
by Ronald J. Pestritto & William J. Atto
ISBN: 9780739123041, 327 pages  |  Politics, History, Non Fiction

Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View
by Stephen G. Breyer
ISBN: 9780307390837, 288 pages  |  Politics, Law, History, Philosophy

The Death of the Liberal Class
by Chris Hedges
ISBN: 9781568586441, 248 pages  |  Politics, History, Economics, Non Fiction



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