Favorite NON-fiction

Fri Jan 24 06:34:53 PST 2003

Okay, maybe favorite fiction lists have been done, but no one (that I've 
noticed) has been listing their favorite non-fiction authors or works.  

The Power of Babel, by John McWhorter
Daniel C. Dennett
Douglas Hofstadter
Richard Dawkins
Isaac Asimov (most of his work *is* non-fiction, after all)
Paradigms Lost, by John L. Casti
Carl Sagan
Defenders of the Truth, by Ullica Segerstrale
Eric K. Drexler (especially Engines of Creation)
The Five Ages of the Universe, by Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin
Guns, Germs and Steel, by Jared Diamond
The Inflationary Univese, by Alan Guth
Flim Flam, et al, by James Randi
Atheism: A Philosophical Justification, by Michael Martin

and, a real classic...

Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds, by Charles MacKay

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