Date: 28 March 2008  
  Douglas Hackney Current Book Inventory
  Title Author Comments
  Merriam Webster Dictionary   Reference
1   Environment, Inc. Christopher Bosso  
2   The Stuff of Thought Steven Pinker  
3   The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka  
4   The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer  
5   Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations David Warsh  
6   The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky  
7   Pathfinders Felipe Fernández-Armesto Currently reading this book
8   The Worst Hard Time Timothy Egan  
9   Where I Was From Joan Didion From Steph
10   Beyond the Hundredth Meridian Wallace Stegner  
11   Founding Brothers Joseph Ellis Borrowed from Kathy Stajic
12   In Patagonia Bruce Chatwin  
13   Road Fever Tim Cahill From Steph
14   The City of Falling Angels John Berendt From Steph
15   A Thousand Paths to a Peaceful Life David Baird  
16   Worst Case Scenario: Travel Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht  
17   Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht  
18   US Armed Forces Survival Manual  
19   SAS Survival Handbook John "Lofty" Wiseman  
20   Rough Guide to Weather Robert Henson  
21   The Perennial Philosophy Aldous Huxley  
22   A Pirate of Exquisite Mind Diana & Michael Preston  
23   Team of Rivals Doris Kearns Goodwin Recommended by Lee Wochner
24   Liberators Robert Harvey Read it a few years ago, brought it for South American history
25   The Fabric of the Cosmos Brian Greene  
26   Simon Bolivar - A Life John Lynch  
27   Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert M. Pirsig Can you believe I've never gotten around to reading this yet?
28   Zorba the Greek Nikos Kazantzakis Recommended by John Kretschmer
29   A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson From Steph
30   Not So Funny When It Happened Edited by Tim Cahill From Steph
31   In Gods We Trust Scott Atran  
32   Vehicle Dependent Expedition Guide Tom Sheppard 2nd Edition, one of the last shrink wrapped copies on the planet when new
33   Ledyard Bill Gifford  
34   The Iliad Homer - translated by Robert Fagles  
35   The Odyssey Homer - translated by Robert Fagles  
36   The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai  
37   Deep Survival Laurence Gonzales  
38   Where Have All the Leaders Gone Lee Iacocca I've been asking this since the 1980s
39   Balkan Ghosts Robert D. Kaplan My travel writing often gets compared to Kaplan's
40   There, Where the Pepper Grows Ben Le Hunte From Kathy Stajic
41   Three Novels of Ancient Egypt Naguib Mahfouz I'm still interested in Islam, the Middle East and Egyptian history
42   A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini  
43   Galileo's Daughter Dava Sobel