book shelf

Links included for free digital versions when possible. 


Biography 

Mark Twain: A Life // Ron Powers // 2005 //  737 pages

George Orwell // Gordon Bowker // 2003 // 434 pages

Woody Allen on Woody Allen: In Conversation with Stig Björkman // Woody Allen & Stig Björkman // 1993 // 288 pages

Woody: The Biography // David Evanier // 2015 // 397 pages

The Fellowship, The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams // Philip and Carol Zaleski // 2015 // 656 pages

Steve Jobs // Walter Isaacson // 2011 // 657 pages

Chronicles: Volume One // Bob Dylan // 2004 // 320 pages 

Once Upon a Time: The Lives of Bob Dylan // Ian Bell // 2012 // 592 pages

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike // Phil Knight // 2016 // 383 pages 

An Enemy of the State: The Life of Murray Rothbard // Justin Raimondo // 2000 // 400 pages

The Passion of Ayn Rand // Barbara Branden // 1986 // 442 pages

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy // Eric Metaxas // 2011 // 601 pages

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (1/3) // Edmund Morris // 2010 // 962 pages

Theodore Rex (2/3) // Edmund Morris // 2010 // 794 pages

Public Policy Hooligan: Rollicking and Wrangling from Helltown to Washington // James Bovard // 2012 // 372 pages

War/Antiwar & Military History

Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan // Scott Horton // 2017 // 318 pages

Just Another Soldier: A Year on the Ground in Iraq // Jason Christopher Hartley // 2005 // 336 pages 

Swords into Plowshares: A Life in Wartime and a Future of Peace and Prosperity // Ron Paul // 2015 // 239 pages 

Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam // Nick Turse // 2013 // 401 pages 

Give Peace a Chance: Exploring the Vietnam Antiwar Movement // eds. Melvin Small and William D. Hoover // 1992 // 300 pages

Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost its Empire and the West Lost the World // Patrick Buchanan // 2008 // 546 pages

We Who Dared to Say No to War // edited by Thomas Woods & Murray Polner // 208 // 360 pages

War, Empire, and the Military: Essays on the Follies of War and U.S. Foreign Policy // Laurence Vance // 2014 // 528 pages

Theory, Philosophy, & Economics

The Anatomy of the State // Murray Rothbard // 1974 // 58 pages

Freedom’s Progress?: A History of Political Thought // Gerard Casey // 2017// 964 pages

The Law // Frederic Bastiat // 1850 // 55 pages (digital download edition)

Against the State: An Anarcho-Capitalist Manifesto // Lew Rockwell // 2014 // 190 pages

What Must Be Done (essay) // Hans Hermann Hoppe // 1997 // 14 pages (digital download edition)

The Road to Serfdom // F.A. Hayek // 1944 // 266 pages (digital download edition)

The Ethics of Liberty // Murray Rothbard // 1982 // 336 pages (digital download edition)

Economics in One Lesson // Henry Hazlitt // 1946 // 205 pages (digital download edition)

For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto // Murray Rothbard // 1973 // 432 pages (digital download edition)

Chaos Theory // Robert Murphy // 2002/2010 // 77 pages (digital download edition)

From Aristocracy to Monarchy to Democracy: A Tale of Moral and Economic Folly and Decay (short essay) // Hans Hermann Hoppe // 2014 // 76 pages

The Revolution: A Manifesto // Ron Paul // 2008 // 188 pages

The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System // Ron Paul // 2013 // 225 pages

American History & Politics

A Renegade History of the United States // Thaddeus Russel // 2011 // 400 pages

The Versailles Treaty and its Legacy: The Failure of the Wilsonian Vision // Norman Graebner and Edward M. Bennett // 2011 // 286 pages

A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War // Thomas Fleming // 2014 // 384 pages

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation // Joseph Ellis // 2000 // 304 pages

Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market // Walter Johnson // 1999 // 320 pages

The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War // Thomas DiLorenzo // 2002 // 384 pages 

American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence // Pauline Maier // 1997 // 332 pages

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution // Kevin Gutzman // 2007 // 274 pages

9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her // Brion McClanahan // 2016 // 354 pages 

The Progressive Era // Murray Rothbard // 2017 // 604 pages

Jeb! and the Bush Crime Family: The Inside Story of an American Dynasty // Roger Stone & Saint John Hunt // 2016 // 464 pages 

Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years // Russ Baker // 2009 // 593 pages

Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion // Thomas Woods, Jr. // 2014 // 358 pages 

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ // Roger Stone, with Mike Colapierto // 2013 // 433 pages 

A Choice Not An Echo // Phyllis Schlafly // 1964 // 320 pages 

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History // Thomas Woods, Jr. // 2004 // 270 pages

The Betrayal of the American Right // Murray Rothbard // 258 pages (digital download edition)

Pursue the Cause of Liberty: A Farewell to Congress (speech delivered on the House floor) // Ron Paul // 2012 // 64 pages (digital download edition)

Never a Dull Moment // Murray Rothbard, edited by Justin Raimondo // circa 1960s // 168 pages (digital download edition)

American Culture & Religion

American Judaism: A History // Jonathan Sarna // 2004 // 512 pages 

The Political World of Bob Dylan: Freedom and Justice, Power and Sin // Jeff Taylor & Chad Israelson // 2015 // 314 pages

The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, A History of Greenwich Village // John Strausbaugh // 2013 // 643 pages 

The Typewriter is Holy: The Complete, Uncensored History of the Beat Generation // Bill Morgan // 2010 // 340 pages 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness // Michelle Alexander // 2010 // 338 pages 

God’s Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right // Daniel Williams // 2010 // 401 pages

American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism // Matthew Avery Sutton // 2014 // 476 pages

Salvation with a Smile: Joel Osteen, Lakewood Church & American Christianity // Phillip Luke  Sinitiere // 2015 // 336 pages

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs // Johann Hari // 2015 // 400 pages