My Non-Fiction Reviews Bookshelf


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Science and Nature
History, Economics and PoliticsSpain and Spanish History
General



Science and Nature
William Alexander
The $64 Tomato
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/07/book-review-our-only-world-by-wendell.html

Wendell Berry
Our Only World

James Hansen
Storms of my Grandchildren
Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
The Grand Design
Torkel Klingberg
The Overflowing Brain:
Information Overload and The Limits of Working Memory
Michael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/09/book-review-path-by-michael-puett-and.html
Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh
The Path
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/10/book-review-seven-brief-lessons-on.html
Carlos Rovelli
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/05/book-review-reality-is-not-what-it.html Carlos Rovelli
Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/10/book-review-perennial-life-la-vida.html
José Luis Sampedro
The Perennial Life
(La vida perenne)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/07/book-review-diccionario-sampedro.html
José Luis Sampedro
Dictionary Sampedro (Diccionario Sampedro)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/03/book-review-phenomenon-of-man-by-pierre.html
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The Phenomenon of Man
Miguel de Unamuno
Tragic Sense of Life
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/06/book-review-meaning-of-human-existence.html
Edward O. Wilson
The Meaning of Human Existence


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History, Economics and Politics
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/03/book-review-hitlers-spy-chief-by.html
Richard Bassett
Hitler's Spy Chief
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/02/book-review-measure-of-reality-by.html
Alfred W. Crosby
The Measure of Reality:
Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/10/book-review-lessons-of-history-by-will.html
Will and Ariel Durant
The Lessons of History
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/04/book-review-souls-of-black-folk-by-web.html
W.E.B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/09/book-review-how-jesus-became-god-by.html
Bart Ehrman
How Jesus Became God
Felipe Fernández-Armesto
1492: The Year the World Began
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/11/book-review-who-owns-history-by-eric.html
Eric Foner
Who Owns History?
Eduardo Galeano
Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/11/book-review-mirrors-stories-of-almost.html
Eduardo Galeano
Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/08/book-review-influencing-machine-by.html
Brooke Gladstone
The Influencing Machine
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/08/book-review-sapiens-brief-history-of.html
Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Friedrich Hayek
The Road to Serfdom:
Text and Documents, The Definitive Edition
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/04/book-review-true-believer-by-eric-hoffer.html
Eric Hoffer
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/04/book-review-making-american-foreign.html
Ole R. Holsti
Making American Foreign Policy
Charlie LeDuff
Detroit: An American Autopsy
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com.es/2016/05/book-review-disrupted-my-misadventure.html
Dan Lyons
Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble 
Charles C. Mann
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2013/11/book-review-1493-from-charles-mann.html
Charles C. Mann
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Jonathan Steinberg
Bismark: A Life
Fritz Stern
Das feine Schweigen
(The Polite Silence)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/02/book-review-dreams-and-delusions-by.html
Fritz Stern
Dreams and Delusions: The Drama of German History
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/03/book-review-die-welt-von-gestern-world.html
Stefan Zweig
Die Welt von Gestern
(The World of Yesterday)


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Spain and Spanish History
International Center of Photography
The Mexican Suitcase
Larry Collins and
Dominique Lapierre

Or I'll Dress You in Mourning:
The Story of El Cordobés and the New Spain He Stands For
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/05/book-review-imagining-spain-by-henry.html
Henry Kamen
Imagining Spain: Historical Myth and National Identity
Norman Lewis
The Tomb in Seville:
Crossing Spain on the Brink of Civil War
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/07/book-review-diccionario-onom-de-la.html
Mateo Madridejos
Diccionario onomástico de la guerra civil
(Onomastic Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War)
Hugh Thomas
The Spanish Civil War


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General
Jacques Bonnet
Phantoms on the Bookshelves
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/06/book-review-keep-curious-and-carry.html
Justin Martin and Liza Charlesworth
Keep Curious and Carry a Banana