Every year I report on the books I've finished in the previous year.
You can see all of the books I've read since 1993 at
Here is 2009, in which I read 11 books. Lower than usual. I have been reading more periodicals and doing other, hopefully more productive things.
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Good book. Read it free on my phone.
The Gathering Storm*** by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Fantastic addition to a series I love.
Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life*** by Neill Strauss
Awesome read. Love Neil Strauss.
The Ruins by Scott Smith
Couldn't put it down.
Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Careers in Science and Engineering by Richard M. Reis
Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind by Hans Moravec
A bit dated, but full of good ideas.
The Mechanical Mind in History , edited by Husbands, Holland, & Wheeler
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming
Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
The Fourth Ambit by Dawson Nichols
Meditation by Eknath Easwaran
Best book on meditation I've ever read.