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Books: Reading Room

This is a list of books that I am currently reading and that are likely to be reviewed on the site. I do not review all the books I read, so this list will never include everything that goes through my poor eyes. So, without further ado and in no particular order (links point to running notes I am keeping):
    History and War
  1. Grand Delusion: Stalin and the German Invasion of Russia (Gabriel Gorodetsky, 1999)
  2. The Second World War (John Keegan, 1989)
  3. The Failures of Peace: The Search for a Negotiated Peace During the First World War (Kent Forster, 1941)
  4. Atlas of World Military History (Richard Brooks, 2000)
  5. War in International Society (Evan Luard, 1986)
  6. On War (Carl von Clausewitz, 1832)
  7. History of the Second World War (B.H. Liddell Hart, 1970)


  8. Harusame Monogatari: Tales of the Spring Rain (Akinari Ueda, 1809)
  9. Warrior Rule in Japan (Marius B. Jansen, 1995)
  10. The Onin War (H. Paul Varley, 1967)
  11. Kokin Wakashu: The First Imperial Anthology of Japanese Poetry (1985)
  12. Hideyoshi (Marry E. Berry, 1982)
  13. The Book of Kimono (Namanaka Norio, 1987)
  14. A Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Tr. William H. and Helen Craig McCullough)
  15. Japanese Aesthetics and Culture (Ed. Nancy G. Hume, 1995)
  16. The Princeton Companion to Classical Japanese Literature (Earl Miner, Hiroko Odagiri, Robert Morrell, 1985)
  17. A Hundred Years of Japanese Film (Donald Richie, 2001)


  18. Korea Old and New (Carter J. Eckert et al., 1990)
  19. Introduction to Classical Korean Literature (Kim Kichung, 1996)
  20. The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong (1996)
  21. Anthology of Korean Literature: From Early Times to the 19th Century (1981)


  22. The Desert (John C. Van Dyke, 1901)
  23. The Roads to Sata (Alan Booth, 1985)
  24. The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons (John Wesley Powell, 1875)