The Phantom's Reading List

Fiction

  1. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (256) 6/7/2003
  2. Brave New World (288) 6/16/2003
  3. Shakespeare
    1. Hamlet (400)
    2. King Lear (384) 12/23/2003-12/25/2003
    3. Julius Caesar (288)
    4. Macbeth (272)
    5. Othello (368) 6/18/2003
    6. The Tempest (272) 7/16-7/17/2003
    7. Romeo and Juliet (336) 7/11-7/12/2003
    8. A Midsummer Night's Dream (256) 7/12-7/13/2003
    9. Richard the 2nd (352)
    10. The Merchant of Venice (288)
    11. Henry IV Part 1 (336) 2/15-2/19/2004
    12. Twelfth Night (272) 7/13-7/15/2003
    13. Measure for Measure (224)
    14. Much Ado About Nothing (304)
    15. As You Like It (320)
  4. Catch-22 (464) 6/30/2003
  5. One Hundred Years of Solitude (464) 8/7/2003
  6. The Grapes of Wrath (619) 8/28/2003
  7. A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man (240) 1/23/2005
  8. Lolita (336) 1/5? - 1/18/2004
  9. Darkness at Noon (224)
  10. To the Lighthouse (228)
  11. Beloved (275)
  12. The DaVinci Code 5/28/2005 - 6/1/05
  13. Ulysses (783)
  14. The House of the Spirits (448)
  15. Cat's Cradle 12/17?-12/23/2003
  16. A Clockwork Orange 2/2? - 2/14/2004
  17. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1/8/2005
  18. Breakfast of Champions 1/8 - 1/10/2005
  19. Franny and Zooey 4/3 - 4/7/2005
  20. A Separate Peace 4/17 - 4/21/2005
  21. Nine Stories 4/24/2005 - 5/4/05
  22. Mrs. Dalloway 5/26/2005
  23. The Colour Purple 1/24/2006
  24. Memories of My Melancholy Whores 1/27 - 1/29/2006
  25. World War Z 11/20 - 11/24/2006
  26. The Plague 12/16 - 12/22/2006
  27. Running with Scissors 12/23 - 12/27/2006
  28. My Name is Rachel Corrie 1/3 - 1/7/2007
  29. Choke 3/24 - 4/13/2008
  30. Naked 10/26/2008
  31. Never Let Me Go 12/1 - 12/16/2008
  32. When You Are Engulfed In Flames 5/20 - 5/22/2009
  33. Survivor 5/23 - 5/24/2009
  34. The Lazarus Project (304) 6/11 - 6/16/2009
  35. Pale Fire (320)
  36. Saturday (304) 7/19 - 7/25/2009
  37. Chronicle of a Death Foretold (128) 6/9 - 6/10/2009
  38. No Country For Old Men 5/31/2009
  39. The Remains of the Day 6/5 - 6/8/2009
  40. Foucault's Pendulum 6/17 - 7/3/2009
  41. Child of God 12/19/2009
  42. The Alchemist 12/20(?) - 12/27/2009
  43. An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England 2/23/2010
  44. The Reader 4/3 - 4/7/2010

Science Fiction

  1. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (382) 12/3/2005
  2. Stranger in a Strange Land (438)
  3. The Man in the High Castle (259) 6/12/2004
  4. The Left Hand of Darkness (320) 8/24/2007
  5. Childhood's End 4/12 - 4/16/2005
  6. Snowcrash 7/1 - 8/12/2008
  7. Ubik (224) 12/31/05-1/1/2006
  8. The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (230) 8/25/07 - 8/27/2007
  9. The Diamond Age (499) 12/17/07 - 12/26/2007
  10. Valis 4/29 - 5/2/2009
  11. Halting State (336)

Miscellaneous non-fiction

  1. The Social Contract (188) 6/13/2003
  2. The Communist Manifesto (96) 8/9/2003
  3. The Battle for the Falklands (384)
  4. Game Theory at Work (288)
  5. Armchair Economist
  6. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking 6/2-6/4/2005
  7. Freakonomics 7/30/2005
  8. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century 8/20-8/26/2005
  9. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed 11/18/2005
  10. The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More 5/8/2007
  11. The Way We'll Be 11/28/2008
  12. Dreams From My Father 2/2 - 2/22/2009
  13. Outliers (309) 5/27 - 5/28/2009
  14. The Assault on Reason (320)
  15. Sway: The Irrestible Pull of Irrational Behavior (224)
  16. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Speed Reading 6/20/2009
  17. Payback 10/3/2009

Science

  1. Where Wizards Stay Up Late (304) 6/10/2003
  2. Guns, Germs, and Steel (480) 6/26/2003
  3. Linked (256) 9/10/2003
  4. Inventing the Internet (272) 7/6-7/9/2003
  5. The Origins of Virtue, 1998 (304) 9/24/2003
  6. The Language Instinct (544)
  7. The Selfish Gene (368) 10/23/2004
  8. The Atoms of Language
  9. Genome, 2000 (352)
  10. Nature Via Nurture, 2003 (336)
  11. The God Delusion (416) 1/2007-3/28/2007
  12. The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives (272) 5/3 - 5/6/2009
  13. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (464) 5/7? - 5/15/2009
  14. An Inconvenient Truth (328) 6/28/2009
  15. In Defense of Food (256)
  16. The World Without Us (432)
  17. Group Theory in the Bedroom, and Other Mathematical Diversions 7/5 - 7/11/2009
  18. Divine Proportion: Phi In Art, Nature, and Science 12/25 - 12/27/2009
  19. The Mapmakers 6/10/2010

Computer Science / Maths

  1. The Algorithm Design Manual (504) 7/2003
  2. Distributed Systems (803) 9/18/2003
  3. Distributed Computing (428) 11/2004
  4. Introduction to Evolutionary Computing 12/31/2005
  5. Introduction to Linear Optimization
  6. Finite Markov Chains and Algorithmic Applications 2006
  7. Introduction to the Theory of Computation 1/8/2008
  8. The Annotated Turing 8/13 - 8/24/2008
  9. Graph Theory 12/28/2008
  10. Database Systems: The Complete Book 12/30/2008
  11. Programming Collective Intelligence 4/26/2009
  12. Computers and Intractibility: A Guide to the Theory of NP-Completeness 5/20/2009
  13. Algorithms on Trees and Graphs 5/25? - 5/31/2009
  14. Algorithms in C++, Part 5 (Graph Algorithms) 7/4 - 8/9/2009
  15. Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen 12/28 - 12/30/2009
  16. C++ Standard Library Practical Tips 12/31/09 - 1/9/2010
  17. The Art of Computer Programming, vol. 4, fascicle 0 4/8 - 4/11/2010
  18. An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms 4/18 - 4/24/2010

Photography

  1. Jim Marshall: Proof 8/25/2007
  2. The Practical Zone System 8/26/2007

Graphic Novels and mindless entertainment

  1. X-Men: The Complete Age of Apocalypse Epic, Book 1 12/2005
  2. X-Men: The Complete Age of Apocalypse Epic, Book 2 12/15/2006
  3. Batman: The Long Halloween (369) 12/9-12/10/2006
  4. X-Men: The Complete Age of Apocalypse Epic, Book 3 12/16/2006
  5. Ultimage X-Men, vol. 1 1/3/2007
  6. X-Men: The Complete Age of Apocalypse Epic, Book 4 3/16/2007 (?)
  7. Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus, Vol. 1, 7/2007
  8. Marvel 1602, 8/6/2007
  9. Alice in Sunderland 8/17/2007
  10. Uncanny X-Men: Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire 8/28/07-8/29/2007
  11. Eternals 4/23/2008
  12. X-Men vs. Apocalypse: The Twelve 5/6/2008
  13. The Filth 11/25/2008 - 11/29/08
  14. Look At My Striped Shirt! 6/2008
  15. I Hope They Serve Beer 11/28/2008 - 11/30/2008
  16. The Surrogates 2/7 - 2/9/2009
  17. Batman: Dark Victory 4/7 - 4/11/2009
  18. Batman: Year One 4/25/2009
  19. Wolverine: Origins 4/26/2009
  20. X-Men: The Complete Onslaught Epic, Book 1 5/2/2009
  21. Arkham Asylum 5/16/2009
  22. House of M 5/24/2009
  23. Daniel X 6/1/2009
  24. The Invisibles Vol. 1: Say You Want a Revolution 6/20/2009
  25. Secret War 6/28/2009
  26. Welcome To Hoxford 7/4/2009
  27. Batman : Vampire 8/15 - 8/16/2009
  28. Superman: Red Son 9/12/2009 (?)
  29. Batman: The Black Glove 11/30/2009 (?)
  30. Batman: Hush 1/7 - 1/8/2010
  31. Old Man Logan 1/15 - 1/16/2010