Reflection of a Political Economist, Selected Articles, by William A. Niskanen; the nature of this book is self-evident. globalization: n. the irrational fear that someone in China will take your job, by Bruce Greenwald and Judd Kahn; a good introductory look. Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life, by John Adams; excellent for Adams fans, it helps make sense of the music. Jan Zalasiewicz, The Earth After Us: What Legacy Will Humans Leave in the Rocks? Not much. A very good, fun introduction to some issues of geology. Casanova: Actor * Lover * Priest * Spy, by Ian Kelly. An underrated figure, an underrated book. The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business and Life; a good introduction to game theory. The Princeton Companion to Mathematics; a very heavy book, in more ways than one.