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Literature/Philosophy

The Old Man and The Sea

A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingway – For Whom the Bell Tolls

Stendhal – The Red and the Black

Stendhal – The Charterhouse of Parma

Leo Tolstoy – War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy – Anna Karenina

John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck – East of Eden

John Steinbeck – The Grapes of Wrath

Emily Bronte – Wuthering Heights

Samuel Shem – The House of God

Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird

Aldous Huxley – Brave New World

Aldous Huxley – Point Counterpoint

Aldous Huxley – Island

George Orwell – 1984

George Orwell – Animal Farm

George Orwell – Road to Wigan Pier

Tom Wolfe – The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test

Ken Kesey – Sometimes a Great Notion

Ken Kesey – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Daniel Keyes – Flowers for Algernon

William Golding – Lord of the Flies

Raymond Chandler – The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler – The Long Goodbye

Dashiel Hammet – The Maltese Falcon

Robert Graves – I Claudius

Joyce Cary – The Horses Mouth

Margaret Laurence – The Stone Angel

Dostoevesky – Crime and Punishment

Dostoevesky – The Brothers Karamazov

Dostoevesky – Notes from Underground

Friedrich Nietzsche – The Will to Power

Friedrich Nietzsche – Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche – On the Genealogy of Morals

Hunter S Thompson – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Clinical Psychology and Personality

Viktor Frankl – Mans Search for Meaning

Carl Jung – Two Essays on Analytical Psychology

Carl Jung – Psychology of Religion – East and West

Carl Jung – Symbols of Transformation

Carl Jung – The Symbolic Life

Carl Jung – Psychology and Alchemy

Carl Jung – Psychology and Alchemy

Sigmund Freud – An Outline of Psychoanalysis

Neuroscience

Oliver Sacks – The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat

Oliver Sacks – Awakenings

Oliver Sacks – An Anthropologist on Mars

Religion and Religious History

Mircea Eliade – The Sacred and the Profane

Mircea Eliade – Shamanism – Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy

Mircea Eliade – Myth and Reality

Mircea Eliade – The Forge and the Crucible

Mircea Eiliade – Myths Dreams and Mysteries

General
Theodore Dalyrymple – Our Culture – Whats Left of It

2016 Book List

Clinical Psychology and Personality

Sigmund Freud – The Interpretation of Dreams

Carl Jung – Modern Man in Search of a Soul

Carl Jung – Answer to Job

Carl Jung – Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious

Carl Jung – Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious

Carl Jung – Psychology – East and West

Carl Rogers – A Way of Being

Carl Rogers – On Becoming a Person

Jean Piaget – Play Dreams and Imitation in Childhood

Jean Piaget – The Moral Judgment of the Child

Henri Ellenberger – The Discovery of the Unconscious

Erich Neumann – The Origins and History of Consciousness

Erich Neumann – The Great Mother

Ernest Becker – The Denial of Death

May R Angel and Ellenberger H – Existence – A new dimension in psychiatry and psychology

General

Derek J de Solla Price – Little Science Big Science

Hans Eysenck – Genius

Hernando De Soto – The Mystery of Capital – Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else

John Gall – Systemantics – How Systems Work and Especially How They Fail

Theodore Dalrymple – Life at the Bottom – The Worldview That Makes the Underclass

Religion and Religious History

Huston Smith – The Worlds Religions

A History of Religious Ideas – Mircea Eliade

A History of Religious Ideas – Mircea Eliade Vol 2

A History of Religious Ideas – Mircea Eliade Vol 3

Jeffrey Burton Russell – Mephistopheles – The Devil in the Modern World

The Bible – Designed to be Read as Living Literature

Bernard Lewis – The Crisis of Islam

My Books
Jordan B Peterson – Maps of Meaning

Jordan B Peterson – 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos

Neuroscience

Jeffrey Gray and Neil McNaughton – The Neuropsychology of Anxiety

Jeffrey Gray and Neil McNaughton – The Neuropsychology of Anxiety

Joseph LeDoux – The Emotional Brain

Larry Swanson – Brain Architecture – Understanding the Basic Plan

JJ Gibson – An Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

Elkhonon Goldberg – The New Executive Brain

Literature/Philosophy

Fyodor Dostoevsky – The Devils

Fyodor Dostoevsky – The Idiot

Nikos Kazantzakis – The Fratricides

Nikos Kazantzakis – Zorba the Greek

Mikhail Bulgakov – The Master and Margarita

Solzhenitsyn – The First Circle

Solzhenitsyn – Cancer Ward

Friedrich Nietzsche – The Antichrist

Friedrich Nietzsche – The Gay Science

Northrop Frye – The Great Code

Northrop Frye – Words with Power

Robert Pirsig – Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Biography

Henri Troyat – Tolstoy

History

Edvard Radzinsky – Stalin – The First In-depth Biography Based on Explosive New Documents from Russias Secret Archives

Theodore M Porter – The Rise of Statistical Thinking 1820 – 1900

William L Shirer – The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Military Strategy Reading List

DOUG GREENE·SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017
Classics
1. Sun Tzu
The Art of War. https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/sun-tzu/works/art-of-war/index.htm
2. Niccolo Machiavelli
The Art of War. https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/machiavelli/works/art-war/index.htm
The Prince. https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/machiavelli/works/prince/index.htm
3. Baron de Jomini Antoine-Henri
The Art of War. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/13549/13549-h/13549-h.htm
4. Carl von Clausewitz
On War. https://www.amazon.com/Book-War-Sun-Tzus-Karl-Clausewitzs/dp/0375754776 or https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
5. Helmuth Graf von Moltke
Moltke on the Art of War: Selected Writings. https://www.amazon.com/Moltke-Art-War-Selected-Writings/dp/0891415750
6. Liddel Hart
Strategy. https://www.amazon.com/Strategy-Meridian-B-Liddell-Hart/dp/0452010713
7. Alfred Mahan
The Influence of Sea Power on History. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/13529/13529-h/13529-h.htm
Marxists and Military Strategy (note: a great many of these sources can be found in the “Marxism & War” section on the Marxists Internet Archive located here: https://www.marxists.org/subject/wa…)
1. Frederick Engels
Military Writings. https://www.marxists.org/archive/ma…
Letters On War and Military Science. https://www.marxists.org/archive/ma…
Revolution and Counter-revolution in Germany. https://www.marxists.org/archive/ma… (basic laws of insurrection used by Lenin and Trotsky)
The Class Struggles in France – 1895 Introduction. https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1850/class-struggles-france/intro.htm (see Engels letter to Kautsky in Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 50.486 for clarifying remarks on this introduction)
(Karl Marx) Revolutionary Spain. https://www.marxists.org/archive/ma…

Secondary Sources:
Gilbert Achcar, Engels: theorist of war, theorist of revolution. https://www.marxists.org/history/etol/newspape/isj2/2002/isj2-097/achcar.htm
Hal Draper and Ernest Haberkern, Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, Vol. V: War and Revolution. https://monthlyreview.org/product/k…
Tristam Hunt, Marx’s General: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels. https://www.amazon.com/Marxs-Genera…
2. Louis-Auguste Blanqui
Instructions for an Armed Insurrection. https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/blanqui/1866/instructions1.htm or http://www.fiveeightsix.co.uk/blanqui.kingston.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/Instructions-for-an-Armed-Uprising.pdf (full translation)
Secondary Sources on barricades:
James Connolly, Insurrectionary Warfare. https://www.marxists.org/archive/co…
Doug Greene, Bullets and Barricades: On the Art of Insurrection. http://links.org.au/barricades-bull…

Eric Hazan, A History of the Barricade. https://www.versobooks.com/books/2040-a-history-of-the-barricade
Larissa Reisner, Hamburg at the Barricades. https://www.marxists.org/subject/wo…
Mark Traugott, Insurgent Barricade. http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isb…
3. V. I. Lenin
Marxism and Insurrection. https://www.marxists.org/archive/le…
Guerrilla Warfare. https://www.marxists.org/archive/le…
The Defeat of One’s Own Government in the Imperialist War. https://www.marxists.org/archive/le…
Notebooks on Clausewitz. https://www.clausewitz.com/bibl/Dav…
The Junius Pamphlet. https://www.marxists.org/archive/le…
Socialism and War. https://www.marxists.org/archive/le…
The Socialist Revolution and the Right of Nations to Self-Determination. https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1916/jan/x01.htm
Secondary Sources:
A. Neuberg, Armed Insurrection. https://www.versobooks.com/books/2217-armed-insurrection (excellent summary of Lenin’s theory and other insurrections in Europe and China)
4. Leon Trotsky
Military Writings.

Volume 1. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/t…
Volume 2. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/t…
Volume 3. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/t…
Volume 4. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/t…
Volume 5. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/t…
1905. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/trotsky/1907/1905/index.htm (particularly chapters “December” and “My Speech Before the Court”)
“The Problems of Civil War” in Challenge of the Left Opposition, 1923-1925. https://www.amazon.com/Challenge-Le…
History of the Russian Revolution. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/trotsky/1930/hrr/index.htm (particularly chapters on the October Revolution in Volume III and especially “The Art of Insurrection”)
The Lessons of Spain: The Last Warning. http://www.marxistsfr.org/archive/trotsky/1937/xx/spain01.htm
The Bankruptcy of Individual Terrorism. https://www.marxists.org/archive/tr…
Why Marxists Oppose Individual Terrorism. https://www.marxists.org/archive/tr…
Secondary Sources:
Isaac Deutscher, The Prophet Armed. https://www.versobooks.com/books/16…
Doug Greene, Leon Trotsky and revolutionary insurrection. links.org.au/node/3637
—– The Communist Order of Samurai: Leon Trotsky and the Red Army. http://links.org.au/node/4691
Neil M. Heyman, “Leon Trotsky’s Military Education: From the Russo-Japanese War to 1917,” The Journal of Modern History. Vol. 48, No. 2 (available upon request)
Bruce Lincoln, Red Victory: A History Of The Russian Civil War, 1918-1921. https://www.amazon.com/Red-Victory-…
Harold Walter Nelson, Leon Trotsky and the Art of Insurrection 1905-1917. https://www.amazon.com/Insurrection…
Victor Serge, Year One of the Russian Revolution. https://www.marxists.org/archive/se…
Erich Wollenberg, The Red Army. https://www.marxists.org/history/us…
5. Mao Zedong
On Guerrilla Warfare. https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
Basic Tactics. https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
Problems of Strategy in Guerilla War Against Japan. https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
On Protracted War. https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
Problems of War and Strategy. https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
Secondary Sources:
Lucien Bianco, Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949. http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=…
Lin Biao, Long Live the Victory of People’s War! https://www.marxists.org/reference/…
Lee Feigon, Mao Zedong: An Interpretation. https://www.amazon.com/Mao-Reinterp…
William Hinton, Fanshen. https://www.amazon.com/Fanshen-Docu…
Harold Isaacs, Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution. https://www.marxists.org/history/et…
Rebecca Karl, Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History. https://www.dukeupress.edu/mao-zedo…
Chalmers Johnson, Peasant Nationalism and Communist Power: The Emergence of Revolutionary China, 1937-1945. https://www.amazon.com/Peasant-Nati…
Edgar Snow, Red Star Over China. https://www.amazon.com/Red-Star-ove…
Robert Taber, War of the Flea. https://www.amazon.com/War-Flea-Classic-Guerrilla-Warfare/dp/1574885553

Leon Trotsky, On China. https://www.marxists.org/archive/tr…
6. Che Guevara
Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War. http://monthlyreview.org/product/re…
Congo Diary. https://www.amazon.com/Congo-Diary-…
Bolivian Diary. https://www.amazon.com/Bolivian-Dia…
Guerrilla Warfare. https://archive.org/details/GuerrillaWarfare_856
Guerrilla Warfare: A Method. https://www.marxists.org/archive/gu…
Message to the Tricontinental. https://www.marxists.org/archive/gu…
NOTE: The edition of Che Guevara’s Guerrilla Warfare edited by Brian Loveman and Thomas M. Davies not only contains Guevara’s writings, but case studies on guerrilla war in nearly ten Latin American countries along with an extensive bibliography
Secondary Sources:
Jon Lee Anderson, Che Guevara. A Revolutionary Life. https://www.amazon.com/Che-Guevara-…
Oliver Besancenot and Michael Lowy, Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy. http://monthlyreview.org/product/ch…
Regis Debray, Revolution In the Revolution? Armed Struggle and Political Struggle in Latin America. https://www.amazon.com/REVOLUTION-A…
— Che’s Guerrilla War. https://www.amazon.com/Ches-Guerril…
Samuel Farber, The Politics of Che Guevara: Theory and Practice. https://www.haymarketbooks.org/book…
Michael Lowy, The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare. https://www.amazon.com/Marxism-Che-…
7. Võ Nguyên Giáp
People’s War, People’s Army. https://www.marxists.org/archive/gi…
The Military Art of People’s War: Selected Writings of General Vo Nguyen Giap. http://monthlyreview.org/product/mi…
8. Carlos Marighella
Mini-manual of the Urban Guerrilla. https://www.marxists.org/archive/ma…
For the Liberation of Brazil. https://www.amazon.com/Liberation-B…
Secondary Sources:
Joao Quartim, Dictatorship and Armed Struggle in Brazil. https://www.amazon.com/Dictatorship…
9. Irish Republican Army
J. Bowyer Bell, The Secret Army: The IRA. http://www.transactionpub.com/title…
Tim Pat Coogan, Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland. https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Coll…
—- The IRA. https://www.amazon.com/IRA-Tim-Pat-…
—-1916: The Easter Rising. https://www.amazon.com/1916-Easter-…
Ronald English, Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA. https://www.amazon.com/Armed-Strugg…
Kevin Kelley, The longest war: Northern Ireland and the IRA. https://www.amazon.com/longest-war-…
Eamonn McCann, War in an Irish Town. https://www.amazon.com/War-Irish-To…
Ed Moloney, A Secret History of the IRA. https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Histo…

10. Maoist People’s Wars
Bannedthought. http://bannedthought.net/ (best source on primary source material)
India:
Sumanta Banerjee, India’s Simmering Revolution: The Naxalite Uprising. https://www.amazon.com/Indias-Simme…
Amit Bhattacharyya, Storming The Gates Of Heaven: The Maoist Movement in India – a Critical Study, 1972-2014. http://www.dkagencies.com/doc/from/…
Arundhati Roy, Walking with Comrades. https://www.amazon.com/Walking-Comr…
Prakash Singh, The Naxalite Movement in India. https://www.amazon.com/Naxalite-Mov…
Robert Weil, Is the Torch Passing? The Maoist Revolution in India. http://sdonline.org/57/is-the-torch…
Nepal:
Aditya Adhikari, The Bullet and the Ballot Box: The Story of Nepal’s Maoist Revolution. https://www.versobooks.com/books/17…
Arjun Karki and David Seddon, The People’s War in Nepal Left Perspectives. https://www.amazon.com/peoples-war-…
Li Onesto. Dispatches From the People’s War in Nepal. http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/b…
Dipak Sapkota, Ten Years of Upheaval: Reportage of the Decade Long Maoist People’s War in Nepal. https://www.pilgrimsonlineshop.com/449-ten-years-of-upheaval.html
Peru:
Carlos Iván Degregori, How Difficult It Is to Be God: Shining Path’s Politics of War in Peru, 1980–1999. https://www.amazon.com/How-Difficul…
Gordon H. McCormick, The Shining Path and the Future of Peru. https://www.rand.org/content/dam/ra…
Gustavo Gorriti, The Shining Path: A History of the Millenarian War in Peru. https://www.amazon.com/Shining-Path…
Simon Strong, Shining Path : Terror and Revolution in Peru. https://www.amazon.com/Shining-Path…
Philippines:
William Chapman, Inside the Philippine Revolution. https://www.amazon.com/Inside-Phili…

Gregg Jones, Red Revolution: Inside The Philippine Guerrilla Movement. https://www.amazon.com/Red-Revoluti…
11. Other Sources:
Alberto Bayo, 150 Questions to a Guerrilla. http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/…
Anthony Beever, Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943. https://www.amazon.com/Stalingrad-Fateful-1942-1943-Antony-Beevor/dp/0140284583
—- The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939. https://www.amazon.com/Battle-Spain…
Hector Bejar, Peru 1965: Notes on a Guerrilla Experience. https://www.amazon.com/Peru-1965-Notes-Guerrilla-Experience/dp/B0071QJATS
George Black, Triumph of the People: The Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua. https://www.amazon.com/Triumph-Peop…
Max Boot, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present. https://www.amazon.com/Invisible-Ar…
T. Derbent. Categories of Revolutionary Military Policy. http://www.signalfire.org/2013/01/08/categories-of-revolutionary-military-policy-2006/
John Dinges, The Condor Years. http://thenewpress.com/books/condor…
Marek Edelman, The Ghetto Fights. http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilr…
Jon Ellis, Armies in Revolution. https://www.amazon.com/Armies-Revolution-John-Ellis/dp/0856640255
M. R. D. Foot, Resistance: An Analysis of European Resistance to Nazism, 1940-45. https://www.amazon.com/Resistance-A…
Robert Gildea, Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance. http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog….
Donny Gluckstein, A People’s History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire. A People’s History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire. https://www.amazon.com/Peoples-Hist…
Mike Gonzalez, Houman Barekat, ed. Arms and the People: Popular Movements and the Military from the Paris Commune to the Arab Spring. http://www.plutobooks.com/display.a…

Lester Grau, The Red Army’s Do-it-Yourself, Nazi-Bashing Guerrilla Warfare Manual. https://www.amazon.com/Yourself-Naz…
Abraham Guillen, Philosophy of the Urban Guerrilla: The Revolutionary Writings of Abraham Guillen. https://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Urban-Guerrilla-Revolutionary-Writings/dp/0688001475
Joseph Hansen, The Leninist Strategy of Party Building: The Debate on Guerrilla Warfare in Latin America. https://www.amazon.com/Leninist-Str…
Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962. https://www.amazon.com/Savage-War-Peace-1954-1962-Classics/dp/1590172183
Walter Laqueur, Voices of Terror: Manifestos, Writings and Manuals of Al Qaeda, Hamas, and other Terrorists from around the World and Throughout the Ages. https://www.amazon.com/Voices-Terro…
Walter LaFeber, Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America. http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Inevitable-Revolutions/
George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia. http://www.george-orwell.org/Homage…
William J. Pomeroy, The Forest. https://www.amazon.com/Forest-Willi…
— Guerrilla Warfare and Marxism. https://archive.org/details/Guerril…
Red Army Faction, Concept of the Urban Guerrilla. http://germanguerilla.com/1971/04/0…
Revolutionary History Vol. 8 No. 2, Summer 2002 – Mutiny: Disaffection and Unrest in the Armed Forces. https://www.marxists.org/history/etol/revhist/backissu.htm
Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet, The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines. https://www.amazon.com/Huk-Rebellio…
Eric Wolf, Peasant Wars of the Twentieth-Century. https://www.amazon.com/Peasant-Wars…
Matilde Zimmermann, Sandinista: Carlos Fonseca and the Nicaraguan Revolution. https://www.amazon.com/Sandinista-C…