Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Reading List

I've been asked way, way, way too many times to suggest a reading list for those who want to get a better handle on the ideas we discuss and promote here at NOT PC.

So here it is. I suggest you either start with the articles and work up to the books, or if you want to save time then just start your own reading with Atlas Shrugged.

1. ARTICLES:

2. FURTHER READING

Subscribe to 'The Free Radical' magazine and read NOT PC, and head to your library to pick up:

FURTHER READING ON ...

**PERSONAL FREEDOM:

**ECONOMIC FREEDOM:

  • 'Banking'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • 'Economics'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • 'Inflation'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • 'Laissez-Faire' - Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • 'Money'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • Economics in One Lesson - Henry Hazlitt [PDF]
  • Economics for Real People - Gene Callahan [PDF]
  • Austrian Economics: A Reader - ed. by Richard M. Ebeling
  • Government Against the Economy - George Reisman
  • Eat the Rich - PJ O'Rourke
  • Economic Sophisms - Frederic Bastiat
  • Prosperity Denied: How the Reserve Bank Harms New Zealand - Bob Jones
  • Look What They've Done to Our Money - Murray Rothbard
  • The Power to Destroy: Shocking Revelations of IRD Harassment and Abuse - Rodney Hide
  • 'Great Myths of the Great Depression' - Lawrence Reed [sixteen-pages in PDF]
  • 'Saving the Depression: A New Look at World War II' - Mark Skousen
  • 'Zoning & Other Land-Use Controls' - Norman Karlin (in Resolving the Housing Crisis, ed., by M. Bruce Johnson)
  • 'The Economics of Building Codes & Standards' - Peter F.Colwell & James B. Kau(in Resolving the Housing Crisis, ed., by M. Bruce Johnson)
  • Land Use Without Zoning - Bernard Siegan
  • The Denationalisation of Money - FA Hayek
  • Antitrust: The Case for Repeal - Dominic Armentano
  • Human Action - Ludwig von Mises
  • Socialism - Ludwig von Mises
  • Capitalism - George Reisman

**ENVIRONMENT:

**INTELLECTUAL SELF-DEFENCE:

**HISTORY:

  • "For the New Intellectual" in For the New Intellectual - Ayn Rand
  • The God of the Machine - Isabel Paterson
  • The Noblest Triumph: Property & Prosperity Through the Ages - Tom Bethell
  • Commanding Heights - Daniel Yergin
  • Jefferson - Albert Jay Nock
  • The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution - Bernard Bailyn
  • Modern Times - Paul Johnson
  • From Dawn to Decadence - Jacques Barzun

**LAW:

  • 'Common Law'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • 'Constitution'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • The Law - Frederic Bastiat

**SOCIAL FREEDOM:

  • 'Welfarism'- Cue Card Libertarianism, NOT PC
  • Generosity: Virtue in Civil Society - Tibor Machan
  • A Life of One's Own - David Kelley
  • Vision of the Anointed - Thomas Sowell

**ENTREPRENEURIALISM:

  • Prime Movers - Edwin Locke
  • Full Circle - Bob Jones
  • The Zulu Principle - Jim Slater
  • The Predator's Ball - Connie Bruck
  • Chocolate Wars: Inside the Secret Worlds of Mars and Hershey - Joel Glenn Brenner
  • Barbarians At The Gate - Bryan Burrough
  • Richard Branson's autobiography
  • The Kid Stays In The Picture - Robert Evans
  • Return to Go - Jim Slater
  • Billionaire - Ivan Fallon
  • Tiny Rowland: Rebel Tycoon - Tom Bower
  • Education of a Speculator - Victor Niederhofer
  • The Prize - Daniel Yergin
  • Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand ("one of the most influential business books ever written" - New York Times)
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
by Ayn Rand et al

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The Virtue of Selfishness
by Ayn Rand

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The Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution
by Ayn Rand

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Philosophy: Who Needs It
by Ayn Rand

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Ain't Nobody's Business if You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in a Free Society
by Peter McWilliams

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Antitrust: The Case for Repeal
by Dominick T Armentano

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2 Comments:

Anonymous sj rabbit said...

All right, I know you're not a Yank, but I must chide you for excluding Ron Paul from your reading. He's universal. Love your blog. Thanks!

5/03/2008 06:13:00 am  
Anonymous Geoffrey said...

Love your blog. I would be helpful if you had a web designer tidy up the format making it easier to navigate.
Geoffrey W McRae

11/28/2011 01:12:00 pm  

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