Books Read, 2004

The following books were read by Doug in 2004. Only Doug is weird enough to keep a list of all the books he has read in a given year.

  1. The Lost Boy (David Pelzer)
  2. “With His Pistol In His Hand”: A Border Ballad and Its Hero (Amerigo Paredes)
  3. George Washington Gomez (Amerigo Paredes)
  4. The Mote in God’s Eye (Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle)
  5. I Kissed Dating Goodbye (Joshua Harris)
  6. Revolt in 2100 (Robert A. Heinlein)
  7. Handbook to Happiness (Charles R. Solomon)
  8. The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Lee Strobel)
  9. Glorious Appearing: The End of Days (Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins)
  10. The Last Juror (John Grisham)
  11. A Planet Called Treason (Orson Scot Card)
  12. Through a Scanner Darkly (Philip K. Dick)
  13. The Philip K. Dick Reader (Philip K. Dick)
  14. Galaxies Like Grains of Sand (Brian Aldiss)
  15. Prelude to Mars (Arthur C. Clarke)
  16. Have Space Suit – Will Travel (Robert A. Heinlein)
  17. Eternity Road (Jack McDevitt)
  18. Hackers (Steven Levy)
  19. The Tenth Justice (Brad Meltzer)
  20. Timescape (Ben Bova)
  21. The Tolkien Relation: A Personal Inquiry (William Bernard Ready)
  22. The Gripping Hand (Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle)
  23. Shadow of the Hegemon (Orson Scott Card)
  24. The Vortex Blaster (E.E. “Doc” Smith)
  25. Prey (Michael Crichton)
  26. Ender’s Shadow (Orson Scott Card)
  27. A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with Ronald Reagan (Michael K. Deaver)
  28. SSN (Tom Clancy)
  29. Saturday Nights at Seven: The Jack Benny Story (Jack Benny, Joan Benny)
  30. Vanished (Danielle Steele)

0 Replies to “Books Read, 2004”

  1. I got it for free, and it involved a kidnapping. It wasn’t good enough to re-read, as I recall, or bad enough to throw away.

    You’re not criticizing me for Glorious Appearing? (I have found the Left Behind series to be fun-but-shallow; they might be categorized as an adult Christian’s Hardy Boys- or Nancy Drew- level books.) What scares me is that so many people take them as factual. I’d love to bring some of the Bereans forward in time …

    Ender’s Shadow, The Philip K. Dick Reader, A Case for Christ, and A Different Drummer were my favorites of the books I read in 2004.

    Jack McDevitt’s Eternity Road was a re-read. I highly recommend his science fiction, although he tends to do poorly in the denoument, everything else is superior.

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