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James W. Head III
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Recent Reads:

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, Helen Czerski, W.W. Norton & Company

Maria’s War (A Soldier’s Autobiography), Maria Bochkareva (with Isaac Don Levine)
Russian Life Books, 2016

Mars via the Moon (The Next Giant Leap), Eric Seedhouse, Springer Praxis books, 2016

The Formation of the Moon, W. David Cummings, The Universities Space Research Association (USRA), 2015

Hidden History of Rhode Island and the Civil War, Frank L. Grzyb, The History Press, 2013

Away off Shore: Nantucket Island and its People, 1602-1890, Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin Books

China's Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay, Minxin Pei, Harvard University Press

The Coming Population Crash and our Planets Surprising Future, Fred Pearce, Beacon Press

Roger Williams: The Church and State, Edmund S Morgan, W. W. Norton & Company

The World Until Yesterday, Jared Diamond, Penguin Books, The Penguin Co.

Islam and the future of tolerance: A dialogue, Sam Harris & Maajid Nawaz, Harvard University Press

Letter to a Christian Nation, Sam Harris, Vintage Books (A Division of Random House)

A Spiritual Primer, Hector Esponda, Radha Soami Satsang Beas

Uncivil War (Poems), Indran Amirthanayagam, TSAR Publications

Brave New World Revisited, Aldous Huxley, Harper Perennial Modern Classics

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Harper Perennial

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, Rachel Maddow, Crown Publishing

The Meaning of Human Existence, Edward O. Wilson, Liveright Publishing, New York

Dangerous Neighbors: Volcanoes and Cities, Grant Heiken, Cambridge University Press

A History of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island: Keepers of the Bay, Robert A. Geake, The History Press

The Man without a Face: The Unlikely rise of Vladimir Putin, Masha Gessen, Riverhead Books

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe, David I. Kertzer, Random House

Super Fuel: Thorium, The Green Energy Source for the Future, Richard Martin, Palgrave Macmillan

Words will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, Masha Gessen, Riverhead Books