Bibliography (categorised).

Reading is everything.

A categorised list of books read.

CLASSICAL PHILOSOPHY

1. Republic, Plato

2. Nichomachean Ethics, Aristotle

3. Politics, Aristotle

4. The Laws, Plato

5. The Metaphysics, Aristotle

6. Symposium, Plato

7. The Last Days of Socrates, Plato

8. Phaedrus, Plato

9. Timaeus and Critias, Plato

10. Philebus, Plato

11. Protagoras and Meno, Plato

12. Lysis, Laches, Ion, Plato

13. Gorgias, Plato

14. Theaetetus, Plato

15. Charmides, Plato

16. Hippias Greater, Plato

17. Hippias Lesser Plato

18. Cratylus, Plato

19. Euthydemus, Plato

20. Menexenus, Plato

21. Parmenides, Plato

22. Sophist, Plato

23. Statesman, Plato

CLASSICAL EPIC POETRY

24. The Iliad, Homer

25. The Odyssey, Homer

26. Theogony and Works and Days, Hesiod

27. The Voyage of Argo, Apollonius of Rhodes

CLASSICAL HISTORY

28. The Histories, Herodotus

RELIGION

29. The Power of Kabbalah, Yehuda Berg

30. The Red String Book, Yehuda Berg

31. The Gospel of Buddha, Paul Carus

32. Tyndale, New Testament, William Tynedale

33. The Jewish Study Bible, Adele Berlin, Marc Zvi Brettler & Michael Fishbane

34. Reformation, Europe’s House Divided, 1490 – 1700, Diarmaid MacCulloch

35. The Qur’an, Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdullāh

36. The Holy Injil: The Good News According to Luke, Injil Publications

37. The Old Religion in a New World, Mark A. Koll

38. The Bible, A History, Stephen M. Miller & Robert V. Huber

39. Judaism, History, Belief and Practice, Dan Cohn-Sherbok

40. Judaism and Islam, Abraham Geiger

41. A History of God, Karen Armstrong

42. St Paul, the Misunderstood Apostle, Karen Armstrong

43. The Fathers of The Church, Mike Aquilina

44. The Word of God Encyclopedia, Humbleness, Nelly Kamal Ghabbour

45. Know Your Bible, David Dailey

46. The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) with the Apocrypha, by Anonymous

47. Buddhism For Dummies, Jonathon Landaw, Stephen Bodian, Gudrun Bühnehmann

WRITING

48. A History of Writing, Steven Roger Fischer

49. The Story of Writing, Andrew Robinson

PREHISTORY

50. Humans: from the beginning: From the first apes to the first cities, Christopher Seddon

BRITISH HISTORY

51. Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World, Niall Ferguson

52. A History of Britain, Vol 1: At the Edge of the World: 3000BC-AD1603, Simon Schama

53. A History of Britain Vol 2: The British Wars: 1603-1776, Simon Schama

54. Making Sense Of The Troubles, David McKittrick & David McVea

NEW WORLD HISTORY

55. The Causes of the War of Independence, Claude Halstead Van Tyne

56. Independence: The Tangled Roots of the American Revolution, Thomas P. Slaughter

57. The Four Voyages, Christopher Columbus

58. Five Letters of Cortes to the Emperor: 1519-1526, Hernan Cortes

59. A Book of American Explorers, Thomas Wentworth Higginson

60. The Great Explorers of North America: Complete Biographies, Historical Documents, Journals & Letters: Eric the Red, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Amerigo Vespucci, Jaques Cartier, Henry Hudson & Samuel de Champlain, by Julius Emil Olson, Edward Everett Hale and Elizabeth Hodges

61. Conquistadors, Michael Wood

AFRICAN HISTORY

62. The State of Africa, Martin Meredith

63. An account of the Gold Coast of Africa: with a Brief History of the African Company, Henry Meredith

64. An Essay on Colonization, Particularly Applied to the Western Coast of Africa, With Some Free Thoughts On Cultivation and Commerce, Carl Bernhard Wadström.

65. Journal of a Residence in Ashantee, Comprising Notes and Researches Relative to the Gold Coast, and the Interior of Western Africa, Chiefly Collected From Arabic mss. And Information Communicated by the Moslems of Guinea, Joseph Dupuis

66. A New and Accurate Description of The Coast of Guinea, William Bosman

67. Barbot on Guinea, The writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712, Volume I, Jean Barbot, edited by Paul Hair

68. Barbot on Guinea, The writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712, Volume 2, Jean Barbot, edited by Paul Hair

69. The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea, Volume 1, Gomes Eannes de Azurara

70. The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea, Volume 2, Gomes Eannes de Azurara

71. The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century, Gerald Roe Crone

72. Bartolomeu Dias, Ernst Georg Ravenstein, William Brooks Greenlee, Pero Vaz de Caminha

73. The White Africans, From Colonisation to Liberation, Gerald L’Ange

74. The Rise And Fall Of Apartheid, David Welsh

75. The Boer War, Thomas Pakenham

76. The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt (Oxford Illustrated History), Ian Shaw

MIDDLE EAST HISTORY

77. Understand The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Teach Yourself, Stewart Ross

78. The Battle For Syria, International Rivalry In The New Middle East, Christopher Phillips

EUROPEAN HISTORY

79. World War One, A Complete History, Martin Gilbert

80. World War Two, A Complete History, Martin Gilbert

81. Origins of the First World War, James Joll & Gordon Martel

82. Origins of the Second World War, multi-authored, edited by Robert Boyce & Joseph A. Maiolo

83. The Holocaust, The Human Tragedy, Martin Gilbert

84. The Great Deception, Christopher Booker & Richard North

85. Europe’s Last Chance, Guy Verhofstadt

86. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, Mary Beard

POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

87. The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

88. Democracy, A History, John Dunn

89. Patterns of Democracy, Arend Lijphart

90. Political Philosophy, Adam Swift

91. Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader, edited by Les Back and John Solomos

ART

91. Isms, Understanding Art, Stephen Little

93. Art, The Whole Story, Stephen Farthing

SELF-HELP

94. Leading at The Edge, Dennis N. T. Perkins

95. The CBT Handbook, Pamela Myles, Roz Shafran

LITERATURE

96. The Da Vinci Code, Robert Langdon

97. The Tempest, William Shakespeare

98. Macbeth, William Shakespeare

99. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare

100. Hamlet, William Shakespeare

BIOLOGY

101. Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Sixth Edition, James D. Mauseth

PHYSICS

102. The Universe in a Nutshell, Stephen Hawking

NAVIGATION

103. The Ultimate Navigation Manual, Lyle Brotherton

104. Navigation: Using your map and compass, Pete Hawkins