Books That I've Read
"All this rocket science I don't understand, it's just my job five days a week"-Elton John

Besides listening to music, my other main pastime is reading books. What follows is a list of the books that I've read. Not every single book that I've ever read, of course, but, if you will, an extended list of favorites.
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C. Clarke
2061: Odyssey Three by Arthur C. Clarke
3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
The Lost Worlds of 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke
Imperial Earth by Arthur C. Clarke
Reach For Tomorrow by Arthur C. Clarke
The Wind From The Sun: Stories of The Space Age by Arthur C. Clarke
More Than One Universe: The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke by Arthur C. Clarke
1984, Spring: A Choice of Futures by Arthur C. Clarke
Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! by Arthur C. Clarke
A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke
Prelude To Space by Arthur C. Clarke
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke by Arthur C. Clarke
A Meeting With Medusa by Arthur C. Clarke
From The Ocean, From The Stars by Arthur C. Clarke
The City and The Stars by Arthur C. Clarke
The Deep Range by Arthur C. Clarke
The Other Side of The Sky by Arthur C. Clarke
Glide Path by Arthur C. Clarke
Time Probe: The Sciences In Science Fiction by Arthur C. Clarke, etc.
The View From Serendip by Arthur C. Clarke
The Treasure of The Great Reef by Arthur C. Clarke
The Lion of Comarre by Arthur C. Clarke
Against The Fall of Night by Arthur C. Clarke
Prelude To Mars by Arthur C. Clarke
The Sands of Mars by Arthur C. Clarke
The Promise of Space by Arthur C. Clarke
Astounding Days: A Science Fictional Autobiography by Arthur C. Clarke
The Snows of Olympus: A Garden on Mars by Arthur C. Clarke
Earthlight by Arthur C. Clarke
Islands In The Sky by Arthur C. Clarke
Tales From The "White Hart" by Arthur C. Clarke
The Sentinel: And Other Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Arthur C. Clarke
July 20, 2019: Life In The 21st Century by Arthur C. Clarke
Tales of Ten Worlds by Arthur C. Clarke
Project Solar Sail by Arthur C. Clarke
The Challenge of the Sea by Arthur C. Clarke
Expedition To Earth by Arthur C. Clarke
The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke
Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into The Limits of the Possible (Millennium Edition) by Arthur C. Clarke
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
Voices From The Sky: Previews of The Coming Space Age by Arthur C. Clarke
How The World Was One: Beyond The Global Village by Arthur C. Clarke
Rendzevous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke by Arthur C. Clarke
The Exploration of Space by Arthur C. Clarke
Report On Planet Three and Other Speculations by Arthur C. Clarke
The Ghost From The Grand Banks by Arthur C. Clarke
The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke

Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
Stranger In A Strange Land (Original Uncut Edition)
Farnham's Freehold by Robert A. Heinlein
The Green Hills of Earth by Robert A. Heinlein
Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein
Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein
Time For The Stars by Robert A. Heinlein
Farmer In The Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
Red Planet by Robert A. Heinlein
The Menace From Earth by Robert A. Heinlein
Friday by Robert A. Heinlein
Starship Trooper by Robert A. Heinlein
Have Space Suit-Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein
The Past Through Tomorrow by Robert A. Heinlein
The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathon Hoag (6XH) by Robert A. Heinlein
Orphans of The Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein
The Rolling Stones by Robert A. Heinlein
The Man Who Sold The Moon by Robert A. Heinlein
Expanded Universe by Robert A. Heinlein
The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein by Robert A. Heinlein
Waldo & Magic Inc. by Robert A. Heinlein
Between Planets by Robert A. Heinlein
The Star Beast by Robert A. Heinlein
Starman Jones by Robert A. Heinlein
Requiem: New Collected Works and Tributes To The Grand Master by Robert A. Heinlein, etc.
The Number of the Beast by Robert A. Heinlein
Job: A Comedy of Justice by Robert A. Heinlein
The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein
Assignment In Eternity by Robert A. Heinlein
I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein
Tramp Royale by Robert A. Heinlein
Sixth Column (The Day After Tomorrow) by Robert A. Heinlein
Grumbles From The Grave by Robert A. Heinlein, etc.
Tunnel In The Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
A Heinlein Trio by Robert A. Heinlein
The Door Into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein
The Puppet Masters by Robert A. Heinlein
Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein
Time Enough For Love: The Lives of Lazarus Long by Robert A. Heinlein
Beyond This Horizon by Robert A. Heinlein
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls: A Comedy of Manners by Robert A. Heinlein
To Sail Beyond The Sunset: The Life and Loves of Maureen Johnson (Being The Memoirs of A Somewhat Irregular Lady) by Robert A. Heinlein
Revolt In 2100 by Robert A. Heinlein
Methuselah's Children by Robert A. Heinlein

Sphere by Michael Crichton
Jurassic World by Michael Crichton
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
The Lost World by Michael Crichton
Congo by Michael Crichton
A Case of Need by Michael Crichton
The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton
Travels by Michael Crichton
Timeline by Michael Crichton
Prey by Michael Crichton
The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton
Disclosure by Michael Crichton
Five Patients: The Hospital Explaind by Michael Crichton
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Airframe by Michael Crichton
Eaters of The Dead (The 13th Warrior) by Michael Crichton

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death by Kurt Vonnegut
Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut
Slapstick, or Lonesome No More by Kurt Vonnegut
Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine by Kurt Vonnegut
Fates Worse Then Death: An Autobiographical Collage of The 80's by Kurt Vonnegut
Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast of Champions, or Goodbye Blue Monday by Kurt Vonnegut
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) by Kurt Vonnegut
Conversations With Kurt Vonnegut edited by William Rodney Allen

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide by Douglas Adams
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Restaurant At The End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
Life, The Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams
So Long, and Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams
Young Zaphod Plays It Safe by Douglas Adams
Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams

The H.G. Wells Reader by H.G. Wells
The War of The Worlds by H.G. Wells
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells
The Food of the Gods by H.G. Wells
The First Men In The Moon by H.G. Wells
The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells
"The Crystal Egg" by H.G. Wells

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
"The Minority Report" by Philip K. Dick
Valis by Philip K. Dick
The Divine Invasion by Philip K. Dick
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer by Philip K. Dick
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick
The Man In The High Castle by Philip K. Dick
Radio Free Albemuth by Philip K. Dick
The Philip K. Dick Reader by Philip K. Dick

The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All Four Novels, All Fifty-Six Adventures by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Hound of The Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Cases of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Fellowship of The Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Return of The King by J.R. R. Tolkien

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Three Muskateers by Alexandre Dumas
The Man In The Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas

Lyrics, 1962-1985 by Bob Dylan
Writings & Drawings by Bob Dylan
Tarantula by Bob Dylan

Song and Dance Man III: The Art of Bob Dylan by Michael Gray
All Across The Telegraph: A Bob Dylan Companion by Michael Gray, John Bauldie, etc.

Don't Think Twice, It's Alright: Bob Dylan, The Early Years (The Stories Behind Every Song) by Andy Gill

Bob Dylan: Behind The Shades Revisited by Clinton Heylin
Bob Dylan: A Life In Stolen Moments: Day By Day 1941-1995 by Clinton Heylin
Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions by Clinton Heylin

Bob Dylan: In His Own Words by Christian Williams

Encounters With Bob Dylan: If You See Him, Say Hello by Tracy Johnson, etc.

Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs by Leonard Cohen
The Favorite Game by Leonard Cohen
The Energy of Slaves by Leonard Cohen

Selected Poems: 1956-1968 by Leonard Cohen
Death of A Lady's Man by Leonard Cohen
Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen
Dance Me To The End of Love by Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen: In His Own Words by Jim Delvin

Fear by L. Ron Hubbard
Borrowed Glory by L. Ron Hubbard
Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 by L. Ron Hubbard
(Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard by Russell Miller)

1984 by George Orwell
Animal Farm by George Orwell

Notes From The Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov
Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov
Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
The Stars, Like Dust by Isaac Asimov
The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 by Isaac Asimov
Earth Is Room Enough by Isaac Asimov
Nine Tomorrows by Isaac Asimov
Nightfall and Other Stories by Isaac Asimov
It's Such A Beautiful Day by Isaac Asimov

Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
The Mote In God's Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

The Demon-Haunted World: Science As A Candle In The Dark by Carl Sagan
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
Contact by Carl Sagan

King Ink by Nick Cave
King Ink II by Nick Cave
And The Ass Saw The Angel by Nick Cave
The Complete Lyrics: 1978-2001 by Nick Cave

Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allen Poe
(Numerous short stories and poems by Edgar Allen Poe)

Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith by Aerosmith With Stephen Davis
Hammer of The Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga by Stephen Davis

A Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Odyssey by Nicholas Schaffner

Another Brick In The Wall: The Stories Behind Every Pink Floyd Song by Cliff Jones

Lost In The Woods - Syd Barret & The Pink Floyd by Julian Palacios

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Julius Caeser by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
The Life of Henry V by William Shakespeare
King Lear by William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of King Richard III by William Shakespeare
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: All the Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poetry, including the Sonnets

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Complete Works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman

Towing Jehovah by James Morrow
Blameless In Abaddon by James Morrow

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
A Conneticutt Yankee In King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
The Prince and The Pauper by Mark Twain
The Unabridged Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain
The Bible According To Mark Twain: Irreverent Writings on Eden, Heaven, and The Flood by America's Master Satirist by Mark Twain
The Innocents Abroad, or the New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land: Wit by Mark Twain
Letters From The Earth by Mark Twain

Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes

A Portrait of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce
Dubliners by James Joyce
Ulysses by James Joyce

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Dune by Frank Herbert

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude To A Philosophy of the Future by Friedrich Nietzsche

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

On The Beach by Nevil Shute

To Build A Fire by Jack London

Papillon by Henri Charriere

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Beowulf

Troilus and Crisedye by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Meat Loaf To Hell And Back: An Autobiography by Meat Loaf With David Dalton

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

"On Civil Disobediance" and Other Essays by Henry David Thoreau
Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Jaws by Peter Benchley

The Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Solaris by Stainslaw Lem

The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant

Fundamentals of Psychology: The Brain, The Person, The World by Stephen M. Kosslyn and Robin S. Rosenberg

Amusing Ourselves To Death: Publice Discourse In The Age of Show Business by Neil Postman

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Philosophy of History by G.W.F. Hegel

Planet of The Apes by Pierre Boulle

Arthur C. Clarke: The Authorized Biography by Neil McAleer

Ninth Day of Creation by Leonard Crane

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Sound and The Fury by William Faulkner

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
(Numerous other Arthurian stories)

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

The Mummy's Curse: 101 of The World's Strangest Mysteries by Daniel Cohen

A Quest Among The Bewildered by Wulf Zendik

Bloodsworth Island by Jeff Slate and David Reardon

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne
Around The World In 80 Days by Jules Verne

Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Close Encounters of the Third Kind by Steven Spielberg

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
God Knows by Joseph Heller
Good As Gold by Joseph Heller
Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Calculating God by Robert J. Sawyer

Lolita by Vladimir Nobakov

The Human Condition: An Introduction To Philosophy of Human Nature by Nina Rosenstand

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Eden Express by Mark Vonnegut

Candide, or Optimism by Voltaire
Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Iliad by Homer
The Odyssey by Homer

In Our Times: America Since World War II by Norman and Emily Rosenberg

Their Eyes Are Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Emma by Jane Austen


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