Law Religion Culture Review

Exploring the intersections of law, religion and culture. Copyright by Richard J. Radcliffe. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The Year in Review, 2008.

Books Read this Year (in no particular order):

1. The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
2. Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
3. The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder by Vincent Bugliosi
4. Big Russ & Me: Father and Son: Lessons of Life by Tim Russert
5. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
6. Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
7. The End of Faith by Sam Harris
8. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow
9. The Party of the First Part: The Curious World of Legalese by Adam Freedman
10. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
11. Save Me From Myself by Brian Welch
12. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
13. Fiasco: A History of Hollywood's Iconic Flops by James Robert Parish
14. God's Harvard: A Christian College on a Mission to Save America by Hanna Rosin
15. Day of Reckoning by Patrick J. Buchanan
16. God’s Problem by Bart Ehrman
17. A Time to Fight by Jim Webb
18. Ahead of the Curve by Philip Delves Broughton
19. Scratch Beginnings by Adam Shepard
20. Lawyers' Poker: 52 Lessons That Lawyers Can Learn from Card Players by Steven Lubet
21. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
22. Billion-Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn from the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years by Paul B. Carroll and Chunka Mui
23. Everything and More: A Compact History of [Infinity] by David Foster Wallace
24. Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges by Antonin Scalia and Bryan Garner

I have posted reviews of nearly all of these books. Just type the title into the search box at the upper left corner of this website.

Losses Sustained This Year:

1. Randy Pausch
2. Tim Russert, Jr.
3. David Foster Wallace
4. George Carlin