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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch X

A final quick update on my tenth batch and final batch of books read during my 12 month 2009 reading log. I have added the previous lists a cumulative list to help me keep track of my reading achievement for the year:

The Third Man Factor – Surviving the Impossible, by John Geiger
The Flight of the Barbarous Relic, by George Ford Smith
Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of On the Road (They’re Not What You Think), by John Leland
Old Man on a Bike, by Simon Gandolfi
Vitamin D Prescription, by Eric Madrid
1632, by Eric Flint

Previously Read This year:

  1. Seed to Seed – Seed Saving & Growing Techniques, by Suzanne Ashworth
  2. Molon Labe – Come and Take Them (A Novel), by Kenneth W. Royce
  3. Everything You Know is Wrong, by Russ Kick (ed.)
  4. YASME – The Danny Weil & Colvin Radio Expeditions, by James D. Cain
  5. Earth Sheltered Houses, by Rob Roy
  6. Small Strawbale – Natural Homes, Projects & Designs, by Bill Steen & Others
  7. Building Green, by Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
  8. The Age of Bede, by Betty Radice (ed.)
  9. Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  10. The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  11. When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  12. Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  13. The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  14. The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott
  15. Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
  16. Patriots – Surviving the Coming Collapse, by James Wesley Rawles
  17. The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – And Why, by Amanda Ripley
  18. Celsius 7/7, by Michael Gove
  19. The Blacksmith’s Craft – A Primer of Tools and Methods, by Charles McRaven
  20. Leaving the Left, by Keith Thompson
  21. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
  22. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades
  23. Rocket Mass Heaters – Superefficient Woodstoves You Can Build, by Ianto Evans & Leslie Jackson
  24. Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental, by Marc Gerstein & Michael Ellsberg
  25. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman
  26. The Third Revolution, by Anthony F. Lewis
  27. Dreaming of Jupiter , by Ted Simons
  28. Middle America, by Anthony F. Lewis
  29. The Last of the Mountain Men – Sylvan Hart, by Harold Peterson
  30. Tappan on Survival, by Mel Tappan
  31. Radicals for Capitalism, by Brian Doherty
  32. Carbon in the Solution Not the Problem , by Donald VanDusen
  33. American Farmstead Cheese , by Paul Kindstedt
  34. The Cheese Primer, by Steven Jenkins
  35. Brotherhood of Darkness, by Dr Stanley Monteith
  36. The Driver, by Garet Garrett
  37. Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  38. Mad Science, by Theodore Gray
  39. The Secure Home, by Joel Skousen
  40. Boston’s Gun Bible, by Boston T. Party
  41. Managing Interstation Interference (Rev. 2nd Ed.), by George Cutsogeorge W2VJN
  42. Terrorist Trail – Backtracking the Foreign Fighter, by H. John Poole
  43. Adventure Motorcycling, by Robert Wicks
  44. Torch, by Lin Anderson
  45. Lucifer’s Hammer, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
  46. Wicked Plants, by Amy Stewart
  47. Term Limits, by Vince Flynn
  48. Another Place to Die, by Sam North
  49. The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Great Depression and the New Deal, by Robert Murphy
  50. Sweet and Sour Pie – A Wisconsin Boyhood, by Dave Crehore
  51. Gaia’s Garden – A Guide to Home Scale Permaculture, by Toby Hemenway
  52. How to Build with Grid Beam, by Jergenson, Jergenson & Keppel
  53. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, by Robert P. Murphy
  54. A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M Miller Jr.
  55. Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank
  56. Earth Abides, by George Stewart
  57. Better to Beg Forgiveness, by Michael Z. Williamson
  58. One Second After, by William R. Forstchen
  59. How to Survive the End of the World As We Know I, by James Wesley Rawles
  60. Radio Orienteering – The ARDF Handbook, by Bob Titterington, G3ORY, David Williams, M3WDD and David Deane, G3ZOI

I did beat my goal of reading a book-a-week with Sixty-Six books read.

I’ve been posting much of what I have read at the Goodreads.com website, and slowly entering in my reading log from the notebook I’ve kept since the 1980’s.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

Here’s wishing you each a Happy New Years as I start my 2010 reading log!

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch IX

A further quick update on my ninth batch of books read so far during my 12 month reading log. I have added the previous lists a cumulative list to help me keep track of my reading goals:

Earth Abides, by George Stewart
Better to Beg Forgiveness, by Michael Z. Williamson
One Second After, by William R. Forstchen
How to Survive the End of the World As We Know I, by James Wesley Rawles
Radio Orienteering – The ARDF Handbook, by Bob Titterington, G3ORY, David Williams, M3WDD and David Deane, G3ZOI

Previously Read This year:

  1. Seed to Seed – Seed Saving & Growing Techniques, by Suzanne Ashworth
  2. Molon Labe – Come and Take Them (A Novel), by Kenneth W. Royce
  3. Everything You Know is Wrong, by Russ Kick (ed.)
  4. YASME – The Danny Weil & Colvin Radio Expeditions, by James D. Cain
  5. Earth Sheltered Houses, by Rob Roy
  6. Small Strawbale – Natural Homes, Projects & Designs, by Bill Steen & Others
  7. Building Green, by Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
  8. The Age of Bede, by Betty Radice (ed.)
  9. Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  10. The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  11. When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  12. Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  13. The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  14. The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott
  15. Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
  16. Patriots – Surviving the Coming Collapse, by James Wesley Rawles
  17. The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – And Why, by Amanda Ripley
  18. Celsius 7/7, by Michael Gove
  19. The Blacksmith’s Craft – A Primer of Tools and Methods, by Charles McRaven
  20. Leaving the Left, by Keith Thompson
  21. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
  22. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades
  23. Rocket Mass Heaters – Superefficient Woodstoves You Can Build, by Ianto Evans & Leslie Jackson
  24. Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental, by Marc Gerstein & Michael Ellsberg
  25. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman
  26. The Third Revolution, by Anthony F. Lewis
  27. Dreaming of Jupiter , by Ted Simons
  28. Middle America, by Anthony F. Lewis
  29. The Last of the Mountain Men – Sylvan Hart, by Harold Peterson
  30. Tappan on Survival, by Mel Tappan
  31. Radicals for Capitalism, by Brian Doherty
  32. Carbon in the Solution Not the Problem , by Donald VanDusen
  33. American Farmstead Cheese , by Paul Kindstedt
  34. The Cheese Primer, by Steven Jenkins
  35. Brotherhood of Darkness, by Dr Stanley Monteith
  36. The Driver, by Garet Garrett
  37. Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  38. Mad Science, by Theodore Gray
  39. The Secure Home, by Joel Skousen
  40. Boston’s Gun Bible, by Boston T. Party
  41. Managing Interstation Interference (Rev. 2nd Ed.), by George Cutsogeorge W2VJN
  42. Terrorist Trail – Backtracking the Foreign Fighter, by H. John Poole
  43. Adventure Motorcycling, by Robert Wicks
  44. Torch, by Lin Anderson
  45. Lucifer’s Hammer, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
  46. Wicked Plants, by Amy Stewart
  47. Term Limits, by Vince Flynn
  48. Another Place to Die, by Sam North
  49. The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Great Depression and the New Deal, by Robert Murphy
  50. Sweet and Sour Pie – A Wisconsin Boyhood, by Dave Crehore
  51. Gaia’s Garden – A Guide to Home Scale Permaculture, by Toby Hemenway
  52. How to Build with Grid Beam, by Jergenson, Jergenson & Keppel
  53. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, by Robert P. Murphy
  54. A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M Miller Jr.
  55. Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank

I am continuing to better my goal of reading a book-a-week, and it looks like continued effort will let maintain the pace.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch VI

A further quick update on my sixth batch of books read so far during my 12 month reading log. I have added the previous lists a cumulative list to help me keep track of my reading goals:

Terrorist Trail – Backtracking the Foreign Fighter, by H. John Poole
Adventure Motorcycling, by Robert Wicks
Torch, by Lin Anderson
Lucifer’s Hammer, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Wicked Plants, by Amy Stewart
Term Limits, by Vince Flynn

Previously Read This Year are:

  1. Seed to Seed – Seed Saving & Growing Techniques, by Suzanne Ashworth
  2. Molon Labe – Come and Take Them (A Novel), by Kenneth W. Royce
  3. Everything You Know is Wrong, by Russ Kick (ed.)
  4. YASME – The Danny Weil & Colvin Radio Expeditions, by James D. Cain
  5. Earth Sheltered Houses, by Rob Roy
  6. Small Strawbale – Natural Homes, Projects & Designs, by Bill Steen & Others
  7. Building Green, by Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
  8. The Age of Bede, by Betty Radice (ed.)
  9. Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  10. The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  11. When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  12. Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  13. The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  14. The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott
  15. Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
  16. Patriots – Surviving the Coming Collapse, by James Wesley Rawles
  17. The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – And Why, by Amanda Ripley
  18. Celsius 7/7, by Michael Gove
  19. The Blacksmith’s Craft – A Primer of Tools and Methods, by Charles McRaven
  20. Leaving the Left, by Keith Thompson
  21. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
  22. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades
  23. Rocket Mass Heaters – Superefficient Woodstoves You Can Build, by Ianto Evans & Leslie Jackson
  24. Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental, by Marc Gerstein & Michael Ellsberg
  25. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman
  26. The Third Revolution, by Anthony F. Lewis
  27. Dreaming of Jupiter , by Ted Simons
  28. Middle America, by Anthony F. Lewis
  29. The Last of the Mountain Men – Sylvan Hart, by Harold Peterson
  30. Tappan on Survival, by Mel Tappan
  31. Radicals for Capitalism, by Brian Doherty
  32. Carbon in the Solution Not the Problem , by Donald VanDusen
  33. American Farmstead Cheese , by Paul Kindstedt
  34. The Cheese Primer, by Steven Jenkins
  35. Brotherhood of Darkness, by Dr Stanley Monteith
  36. The Driver, by Garet Garrett
  37. Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  38. Mad Science, by Theodore Gray
  39. The Secure Home, by Joel Skousen
  40. Boston’s Gun Bible, by Boston T. Party
  41. Managing Interstation Interference (Rev. 2nd Ed.), by George Cutsogeorge W2VJN

I am continuing to better my goal of reading a book-a-week, and it looks like the continued cold weather will let me maintain the pace.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch IV

A further quick update on my fourth batch of books read so far during this nasty early winter. I have added the previous lists a cumulative list to help me keep track of my reading goals:

The Third Revolution, by Anthony F. Lewis
Dreaming of Jupiter , by Ted Simons
Middle America, by Anthony F. Lewis
The Last of the Mountain Men – Sylvan Hart, by Harold Peterson
Tappan on Survival, by Mel Tappan
Radicals for Capitalism, by Brian Doherty
Carbon in the Solution Not the Problem , by Donald VanDusen
American Farmstead Cheese , by Paul Kindstedt
The Cheese Primer, by Steven Jenkins

Previously Read This Winter:

  1. Seed to Seed – Seed Saving & Growing Techniques, by Suzanne Ashworth
  2. Molon Labe – Come and Take Them (A Novel), by Kenneth W. Royce
  3. Everything You Know is Wrong, by Russ Kick (ed.)
  4. YASME – The Danny Weil & Colvin Radio Expeditions, by James D. Cain
  5. Earth Sheltered Houses, by Rob Roy
  6. Small Strawbale – Natural Homes, Projects & Designs, by Bill Steen & Others
  7. Building Green, by Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
  8. The Age of Bede, by Betty Radice (ed.)
  9. Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  10. The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  11. When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  12. Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  13. The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  14. The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott
  15. Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
  16. Patriots – Surviving the Coming Collapse, by James Wesley Rawles
  17. The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – And Why, by Amanda Ripley
  18. Celsius 7/7, by Michael Gove
  19. The Blacksmith’s Craft – A Primer of Tools and Methods, by Charles McRaven
  20. Leaving the Left, by Keith Thompson
  21. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
  22. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades
  23. Rocket Mass Heaters – Superefficient Woodstoves You Can Build, by Ianto Evans & Leslie Jackson
  24. Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental, by Marc Gerstein & Michael Ellsberg
  25. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman

I am still continuing to better my goal of reading a book-a-week, and it looks like the continued hard winter & wet spring will let maintain the pace.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch III

Another quick update on my third batch of books read so far during this nasty early winter, and I have added a cumulative list to help me keep track of my reading goals:

  • Seed to Seed – Seed Saving & Growing Techniques, by Suzanne Ashworth
  • Molon Labe – Come and Take Them (A Novel), by Kenneth W. Royce
  • Everything You Know is Wrong, by  Russ Kick (ed.)
  • YASME – The Danny Weil & Colvin Radio Expeditions, by James D. Cain
  • Earth Sheltered Houses, by Rob Roy
  • Small Strawbale – Natural Homes, Projects & Designs, by Bill Steen & Others
  • Building Green, by Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
  • The Age of Bede, by Betty Radice (ed.)

Previously Read This Winter:

  1. Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  2. The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  3. When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  4. Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  5. The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  6. The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott
  7. Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
  8. Patriots – Surviving the Coming Collapse, by James Wesley Rawles
  9. The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – And Why, by Amanda Ripley
  10. Celsius 7/7, by Michael Gove
  11. The Blacksmith’s Craft – A Primer of Tools and Methods, by Charles McRaven
  12. Leaving the Left, by Keith Thompson
  13. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
  14. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades
  15. Rocket Mass Heaters – Superefficient Woodstoves You Can Build, by Ianto Evans & Leslie Jackson
  16. Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental, by Marc Gerstein & Michael Ellsberg
  17. Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman

I am continuing to do better my goal of reading a book-a-week, and again it looks like the continued hard winter will let maintain the pace.  Sure glad I paid attention as a child on learning how to read rapidly.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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Winter Reads – 2008-2009 – Batch II

Just a quick update on the second batch of books I have read so far during this nasty early winter:

  • Ten Years Behind the Mast – The Voyage of Theodora R, by Fritz Damler
  • The Polically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin Gutzman
  • When All Hell Breaks Loose, by Cody Lundi
  • Transfer (A Novel), by Jerry Furland
  • The Electric Car, by Michael Westbrook
  • The Adventure Motorbiking Handbook, by Chris Scott

I am continuing to better my goal of reading a book-a-week, and it looks like the continued  hard winter will let maintain the pace.

Let me know if you want information on a specific title, as unless it is Amateur Radio focused they won’t be reviewed here.

73 & Happy Reading

Steve
K9ZW

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