Interesting Books

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Place books and media here as you encounter them, sources which may be of interest to Wikinfo editors and readers, or have connections to events and history. Books rich in various research resources are especially appropriate for the list (*). Please edit the page as necessary for categories and links, as needed.

General Interest

Arts & Sciences

Culture & Criticism

  • Richard Ben Cramer, How Israel Lost: The Four Questions, Simon and Schuster, May, 2004, hardcover, 288 pages, ISBN 0743250281
  • Jack G. Shaheen, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, Interlink Pub Group Inc, July, 2001, trade paperback 574 pages, ISBN 1566563887
  • Michael Shermer, Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule, Henry Holt, February, 2004, hardcover, 320 pages, ISBN 0805075208
  • Chalmers Johnson, Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, Henry Holt, January, 2004, hardcover, 320 pages, ISBN 0805070044
  • Peter Biskind, Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film, Simon and Schuster, January, 2004, ISBN 068486259X
  • Anne Garrels and Vint Lawrence, Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War As Seen by National Public Radio's Correspondent, Farrar Straus and Giroux, September, 2003, hardcover, 222 pages, ISBN 0374529035
  • Jessica Stern, Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill, Harpercollins, August, 2003, hardcover, 400 pages, ISBN 006050532X
  • Howard Blum, Eve of Destruction: The Untold Story of the Yom Kippur War, Harpercollins, September, 2003, hardcover, 352 pages, ISBN 0060013990
  • Swinging in Place: Porch Life in Southern Culture, Jocelyn Hazelwood Donlon, University of North Carolina Press, 2001, trade paperback, 208 pages, ISBN: 0807849774; hardcover, 208 pages, ISBN 0807826529
  • Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition, Lucy G. Barber, University of California Press, 2002, hardcover, 358 pages, ISBN 0520227131

New Media (audio, video, etc)

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(*) One good source, and fun if you love books, is Book TV Channel 351 on DirecTV, C-Span 2 on the weekends, not to mention thousands of booksellers and libraries.