Non-Fiction & Other

This page displays a cross-referenced list of non-fiction books and miscellaneous works reviewed to date, organized by category. For example, The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin is located in both the Culture and Travel sections given the book is simultaneously a travelogue and perspective on Aboriginal life in Australia. You may click on any of the links below to jump to the category you desire.


Biography
Culture
Criticism
History
Philosophy
Psychology
Poetry
Reference
Science and Theory
Travel



Biography
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination (2011) Atwood, Margaret
Beethoven (2000) Cooper, Barry
Below Another Sky (2001) Ridgeway, Rick
The Cat from Hue (2002) Laurence, John
The Gay Genius: The Life and Times of Su Tungpo (1947) Lin, Yutang
Greg Egan: Masters of Modern Science Fiction (2014) Burnham, Karen
The Life of Mahatma Gandhi (1951), Fischer, Louis
My Life as an Explorer (1925) Hedin, Sven 
Seven Years in Tibet (1952) Harrer, Heinrich
Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Emperor (2009) Nichol, Fergus

This Is Me, Jack Vance! (2009) Vance, Jack
A World Apart (1951) Herling, Gustav 


Culture
The 47 Ronin Allyn, John (trans.) 
The Great Courses: How Great Science Fiction Works (2016) Wolfe, Gary K.
Heaven, Earth and Man in the Book of Changes (1977) Wilhelm, Hellmut
Homage to Catalonia (1937) Orwell, George 

The Importance of Understanding (1960) Lin, Yutang (ed.)
The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey (1987) Rushdie, Salman 
My Life as an Explorer (1925) Hedin, Sven
An Outline History of China (1982) Bai, Shouyi 
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (2001) Hessler, Peter

The Songlines (1987) Chatwin, Bruce
The Tale of the Heike (1200) McCullough, Helen (trans.)
The Wisdom of China (1942) Lin, Yutang (ed.)

The Wisdom of India (1942) Lin, Yutang (ed.) 
Wisdom of the Mythtellers (1998) Kane, Sean

Criticism
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination (2011) Atwood, Margaret
Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory (2009, 3rd ed.) Barry, Peter
Greg Egan: Masters of Modern Science Fiction (2014) Burnham, Karen 
One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic FantasySeries of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card (2009) Oziewicz, Marek
Twilight of the Machines (2008) Zerzan, John 


History
The 47 Ronin
Allyn, John (trans.)

The Cat from Hue (2002) Laurence, John
Europe: A History (1996) Davies, Norman
The Explorers (1998) Flannery, Tim (ed.)
The Great Courses: How Great Science Fiction Works (2016) Wolfe, Gary K.
The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey (1987) Rushdie, Salman
Homage to Catalonia (1937) Orwell, George
Microcosm: Portrait of a Central European City (2002) Davies, Norman
An Outline History of China (1982) Bai, Shouyi 
Red Star over China (1937) Snow, Edgar
Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw (2004) Davies, Norman
The Tale of the Heike (1200) McCullough, Helen (trans.)

Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (1986) Aldiss, Brian
Wisdom of the Mythtellers (1998) Kane, Sean
A World Apart (1951) Herling, Gustav


Philosophy
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre (1956) Kaufmann, Walter (ed.)
The Importance of Understanding (1960) Lin, Yutang (ed.)
The Wisdom of China (1942) Lin, Yutang (ed.) 
The Wisdom of India (1942) Lin, Yutang (ed.)
Wandering: Notes & Sketches (1972) Hesse, Hermann 

Psychology
Integral Psychology (2007) Wilber, Ken

Poetry
Collected Poems of Henry David Thoreau (1850s) Bode, Carl (ed.)

Complete Works of Tao Yuanming (circa 400 AD) Wang, Rongpei (ed.)
The Gay Genius: The Life and Times of Su Tungpo (1947) Lin, Yutang 

The Importance of Understanding (1960) Lin, Yutang (ed.)
Selected Works: Poetry and Prose Pushkin, Alexander
Sunflower Splendor (1990) Liu, Wuqi & Lo, Yucheng (eds.)


Reference
Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory (2009, 3rd ed.) Barry, Peter
Oxford Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary (2nd ed.)
Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (1986) Aldiss, Brian
Wonderbook (2013) VanderMeer, Jeff 

Science and Theory
Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory (2009, 3rd ed.) Barry, Peter 
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (1979) Lovelock, James
Greg Egan: Masters of Modern Science Fiction (2014) Burnham, Karen 
A New Science of Life (1981) Sheldrake, Rupert
Panpsychism in the West (2009) Skrbina, David 
Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything (2007) Laszlo, Ervin
The Voyage of the Beagle (1839) Darwin, Charles
Wholeness and the Implicate Order (1980) Bohm, David

Travel
Below Another Sky
(2001) Ridgeway, Rick

The Explorers (1998) Flannery, Tim (ed.)
The Expat: Mission Iraq (2015) Al Madanat, Marcel
The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey (1987) Rushdie, Salman
Journey Without Maps (1936) Greene, Graham 
The Log from the Sea of Cortez (1951) Steinbeck, John & Ricketts, Edward
My Life as an Explorer (1925) Hedin, Sven
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (2001) Hessler, Peter 
Sailing Alone around the World (1899) Slocum, Joshua
Seven Years in Tibet (1952) Harrer, Heinrich
The Songlines (1987) Chatwin, Bruce
The Voyage of the Beagle (1839) Darwin, Charles 
Tracks (1980) Davidson, Robin
Wandering: Notes & Sketches (1972) Hesse, Hermann


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