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Books (Fiction)

  • 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
  • A Case of Two Cities by Qiu Xiaolong
  • A Delicate Truth by John Le Carré
  • A Gun for Sale by Graham Green
  • A Hero of France by Alan Furst
  • A Nasty Anecdote by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • At the End of a Dull Day by Massimo Carlotto
  • Black Collar by Daniel Sullivan
  • Blackout & All Clear by Connie Willis
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  • Double Star by Robert Heinlein
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Fantastic Voyage by Isaac Asimov
  • Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman
  • Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
  • Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • Orient Express by Graham Greene
  • Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
  • Passage of Arms by Eric Ambler
  • Rama Series by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Raymond Chandler’s entire bibliography
  • Sidetracked & Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  • Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
  • The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  • The Circle by Dave Eggers
  • The City & The City by China Miéville
  • The Constant Gardener by John Le Carré
  • The Crack in Space by Philip K. Dick
  • The Damascus Cover by Howard Kaplan
  • The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
  • The Light of Other Days by Arthur C. Clarke
  • The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  • The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  • The Man Who Folded Himself by David Gerrold
  • The Mao Case by Qiu Xiaolong
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
  • The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
  • The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl & Cyril M. Kornbluth
  • The Space Traders by Derrick Bell
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Trilogy by John Le Carré
  • We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
  • Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon
  • Zodiac by Neal Stephenson

Books (Non-Fiction)

  • Addiction by Design by Natasha Dow Schull
  • Bringing Down The House by Ben Mezrich
  • Cable News Confidential by Jeff Cohen
  • Censored 2013
  • Cosmos by Carl Sagan
  • Don’t Think of an Elephant by George Lakoff
  • How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
  • Lessons of History by Will and Ariel Durant
  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  • Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
  • Rights from Wrongs by Alan Dershowitz
  • The Information by James Gleick
  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  • The Predictioneer’s Game by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
  • The Vital Question by Nick Lane
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Waves of Rancor by Hillard and Keith
  • What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell

Documentaries, Films & TV Shows

  • 30 for 30: Broke
  • 30 for 30: The Two Escobars
  • Accidental Courtesy
  • American Jesus
  • An Honest Liar
  • Antarctica: A Year on Ice
  • (A)Sexual
  • Best of Enemies
  • Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
  • Big Men
  • Bloodline (Netflix Original)
  • Burt’s Buzz
  • Childhood’s End
  • Citizen Koch
  • Client Number 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
  • Closure
  • Cowspiracy
  • Dear Mr. Watterson
  • Dear Zachary
  • Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyonyang
  • (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies
  • Email Order Bride
  • Ex Machina
  • First Contact: Lost Tribe of the Amazon
  • Foodies: The Culinary Jet Set
  • Gideon’s Army
  • God Loves Uganda
  • Hating Breitbart
  • Hitler’s Children
  • Holy Hell
  • Holy Rollers
  • Hotline
  • Into the Abyss
  • JFK: The Smoking Gun
  • K2: Siren of the Himalayas
  • Kevorkian
  • Killing them Softly
  • Kumaré the Fake Guru
  • Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story
  • League of Denial
  • Life 2.0
  • Making a Murderer (Netflix Original)
  • Mirage Men
  • Monk with a Camera
  • More Than Honey
  • Oasi
  • On the Way to School
  • Pervert Park
  • Plastic Paradise
  • Poverty, Inc.
  • Print the Legend
  • Religulous
  • Remote Area Medical
  • Rich Hill
  • Saudi Arabia Uncovered
  • Secrets of a Vegas Whale
  • Shuttle Discovery’s Last Mission
  • Sins of my Father
  • Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary
  • Somm: Into the Bottle
  • Sour Grapes
  • Spinning Plates
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Steak Revolution
  • Sugar Coated
  • Surviving Progress
  • Terms & Conditions May Apply
  • The Champions
  • The Fall
  • The God Who Wasn’t There
  • The Green Prince
  • The Hacker Wars
  • The Immortalists
  • The Ivory Game
  • The Man in the High Castle
  • The Martian
  • The Mask You Live In
  • The Overnighters
  • The Propaganda Game
  • The Search for General Tso
  • The Search for Life: The Drake Equation
  • The Sheik
  • The Story of Maths
  • The True Cost
  • The Unbelievers
  • The Vasectomist
  • Tiny: A Story About Living Small
  • Trophy Kids:
  • Tony Robbins: I Am Not You Guru
  • Top Spin
  • Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard
  • Twinsters

Everything Else

  • All the Way with Bryan Cranston
  • Whatsoever Things Are True by Matthew Shaer

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