Books To Read

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Books to Read

  • Stilicho recommendations:
    • The Fall of the Roman Empire by Peter Heather
    • How Rome Fell by Adrian Goldsworthy.
    • The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins
    • The Restoration of Rome by Peter Heather.
    • Empires of Faith by Peter Sarris focuses on the various states that succeeded the Roman Empire up to the rise of Islam. It strikes a good balance between narrative and explanation, it's a very good standalone work on the period after the fall.
    • History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours.
  • General View of the Criminal Law of England, James Stephen (1863).
  • Householders' Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression (1972) JAY. Too expensive. $180 used. Out of print.
  • Michael Thompson’s 2005 book, Understanding Independent School Parents (co-written with Alison Fox Mazzola)
  • Memorabilia, Xenophon.
  • An Essay on the History of Civil Society, Adam Ferguson.
  • Henry Friendly: Greatest Judge of His Era, by Dorsen.
  • "The Registers of the Consistory of Geneva at the Time of Calvin: Volume 1: 1542-1544," 2002,

by Mrs. Isabella M. Watt (Editor), Mr. Robert M. Kingdon (Editor), Mr. Thomas A. Lambert (Editor).

Books I Have Read That Are Good

  • Dorothy Crawford, Viruses: A Very Short Introduction.
  • Rex Stout, The Rubber Band, The Red Box.