A whole lotta space opera. Woohoo!

My 2020 Bibliography

These are the books I read in the past year

1. Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California’s Natural Resources, by M. Kat Anderson (2005)

2. Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock, by Barney Hoskyns (2016)

Bob Dylan on his Triumph motorcycle near his home in Woodstock, photo by John Byrne Cooke

3. How Will Capitalism End?:Essays on a Failing System, by Wolfgang Streeck (2017)

4. How Design Makes the World, by Scott Berkun (2020)

5. Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter, by Ben Goldfarb (2019)

6. Sword of Honor, by Evelyn Waugh (1965)

7. Figure it Out, by Stephen P. Anderson (2020)

8. The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu (2008)

9.Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the USS Tang, by Richard O’Kane (1977)

10. Run Silent, Run Deep, by Edward L. Beach (1955)

USS Greenling, a Gato class submarine of WWII

11. The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, by Jesse Eisinger (2018)

12. Fusion Visual Effects with Davinci Resolve 16, by Damian Allen, Tony Gallardo, and Dion Scoppettuolo (2020)

13. Artemis: A Novel, by Andy Weir (2018)

14. From Truths to Tools, by Jim Tolpin and George Walker (2019)

15. The Mighty Eighth: The Air War in Europe as Told by the Men Who Fought It, by Gerald Astor (2015)

A B-17 bomber of the Eighth Air Force has its wing shot off by a German fighter plane

16. These Truths: A History of the United States, by Jill LePore (2018)

17. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, by Robert Gerwarth (2016)

18. The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, by Stephanie Kelton (2020)

19. Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944, by Stephen E. Ambrose (1985)

Reconnaissance photo of Pegasus Bridge showing gliders

20. The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism, by Thomas Frank (2020)

21. Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover (2018)

22. All I Ever Wanted: A Rock ’n’ Roll Memoir, by Kathy Valentine (2020)

Kathy Valentine, photo by Arnold Neimanis

23. Under Occupation: A Novel, by Alan Furst (2020)

24. Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, by Jane Mayer (2017)

25. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson (2011)

26. Caliban’s War (2), by James S. A. Corey (2012)

27. Abbadon’s Gate (3), by James S. A. Corey (2013)

28. Cibola Burn (4), by James S. A. Corey (2014)

29. Nemesis Games (5), by James S. A. Corey (2015)

30. Babylon’s Ashes (6), by James S. A. Corey (2016)

31. Persepolis Rising (7), by James S. A. Corey (2017)

32. Tiamat’s Wrath (8), by James S. A. Corey (2019)

33. Enemy of all Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History’s First Global Manhunt, by Steven Johnson (2020)

34. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, by Scott Anderson (2014)

35. Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America, by Michael Hiltzik (2020)

36. The Underground Railroad: A Novel, by Colson Whitehead (2016)

37. Leviathan Wakes (1), by James S. A. Corey (2011)

38. Caliban’s War (2), by James S. A. Corey (2012)

39. Abbadon’s Gate (3), by James S. A. Corey (2013)

40. Cibola Burn (4), by James S. A. Corey (2014)

41. Nemesis Games (5), by James S. A. Corey (2015)

42. The Churn, by James S. A. Corey (2014)

43. Being Gary Fisher, by Gary Fisher (2020)

head and shoulder view of Gary in quirky hat, glasses, waxed handlebar moustache, and midnight blue suit.
Gary Fisher
Gary in our light show rehearsal loft in Marin County, circa 1970.
A rare photograph of one of our light show screens
l to r: Gary, Me, Jane, Roger, Steve, and dog about 1969. Gary took this photo.
Mt Tamalpias, the legendary Sleeping Lady in the middle of Marin County, the birthplace of the mountain bike. By Joe Matazzoni — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=67351963



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