2008 Book List

A Listmania! list by N. Werner ""voracious reader"" (St. Louis, MO USA)
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The list author says: "I spent most of this year in the middle of the desert in California. So there was a lot of movie watching and less reading, unless I was traveling."
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
1.  Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
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  "An eye opening account of how we use our economic clout to influence politics and world events."
$10.75   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,302 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (American Empire Project)
2.  Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (American Empire Project) by Chalmers A. Johnson
$10.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews)

Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)
3.  Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project) by Chalmers A. Johnson
$11.84   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project)
4.  The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project) by Chalmers A. Johnson
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Boys of Summer (Harperperennial Modern Classics)
5.  The Boys of Summer (Harperperennial Modern Classics) by Roger Kahn
The list author says:
  "A must read for baseball fans.  Brings back the nostalgia of days gone by"
$13.27   Used & New from: $2.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
6.  The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs
The list author says:
  "Great read for everyone regardless of your opinion of religion.  Interesting conclusions at the end and some funny anecdotes along the way."
$12.92   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,018 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Human Experiment: Two Years and Twenty Minutes Inside Biosphere 2
7.  The Human Experiment: Two Years and Twenty Minutes Inside Biosphere 2 by Jane Poynter
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  "A book about the human condition and the Bioshpere experiment."
$19.86   Used & New from: $5.98
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Mao: The Unknown Story
8.  Mao: The Unknown Story by Jon Halliday
$14.41   Used & New from: $0.73
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (432 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck
9.  Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck by Gary Kinder
$11.85   Used & New from: $2.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (339 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
10.  Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
11.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Ralph Steadman
$8.04   Used & New from: $0.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (847 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
12.  The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins
$10.19   Used & New from: $0.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (655 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell
13.  I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell by Tucker Max
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Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla : Biography of a Genius (Citadel Press Book)
14.  Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla : Biography of a Genius (Citadel Press Book) by Marc J. Seifer
$14.06   Used & New from: $4.38
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews)