Caribbean Rhythms Book Recommendations

Author: Abdullah Yousef.

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The Last Byzantine Renaissance by Steven Runciman (History)

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The Ordeal of Civility by John Murray Cuddihy (Sociology)

No Offense by John Murray Cuddihy (Religion)

Indo-European Origins by John Day (Anthropology)

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The White Rajahs: A History of Sarawak from 1841 to 1946 by Steven Runciman (History)

Alexiad by Anna Comnena (History)

Heartise: On Game by Roissy (Game)

Episode 7

The Greeks and Greek Civilization by Jacob Burckhardt (History)

The Bell Curve by Charles Murray (Sociology)

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Anabasis by Xenephon (History)

The Western Way of War by Victor Davis Hanson (History)

The Wars of The Ancient Greeks by Victor Davis Hanson (History)

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Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Psychological Fiction)

The Double by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Psychological Fiction)

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The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth (Historical Fiction)

The Confusions of Young Torless by Robert Musil (Historical Fiction)

The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil (Fiction)

The Good Soldier Schweik by Jaroslav Hasek (Historical Fiction)

Episode 11

Chaos and Night by Henry de Montherlant (Fiction)

Eros: The Myth of Ancient Greek Sexuality by Bruce Thornton (History)

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Journey to the End of the Night by Louis Ferdinand Celine (Fiction)

Death on Credit by Louis Ferdinand Celine (Fiction)

Storm of Steel by Ernst Junger (Memoir)

Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

Forbidden Colors by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

The Outlaws by Ernst von Salomon (Memoir)

Runaway Horses by Yukio Mishima (Historical Fiction)

The Politics by Aristotle (Political Philosophy)

Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War by Pat Buchanan (History)

Eumeswil by Ernst Junger (Science Fiction)

On the Marble Cliffs by Ernst Junger (Fiction)

The Dwarf by Par Lagerkvist (Fiction)

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The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe (Art History)

Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant (Fiction)

My Life by Benvunito Cellini (Memoir)

Artful Partners by Bernard Berenson (Art History)

Episode 16

The European Civil War by Ernst Nolte (History)

The Jewish Century by Yuri Slezkine (History)

Nostromo by Joseph Conrad (Fiction)

Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Fiction)

Episode 17

Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire by Edward Luttwak (History)

The Sicilian Vespers by Steven Runciman (History)

Episode 18

The Hungry Brain by Stephan Guyenet (Health and Nutrition)

The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy by Carl Schmitt (Political Philosophy)

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The Medieval Manichee by Steven Runciman (History)

Two Nations in Your Womb by Israel Yuval (History)

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The Coming of the Greeks by Robert Drews (History)

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A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich (History)

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Episode 24

Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite by Peter Schweiger (Politics)

The Seychelles Affair by Mike Hoare (Memoir)

Suicide of The West by James Burnham (History)

War Dog: Fighting Other People's Wars by Al Venter (History)

Congo Warriors by Mike Hoare (Memoir)

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America Alone by Mark Steyn (Politics)

The Quiet American by Graham Greene (Fiction)

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Godfather of The Kremlin by Paul Klebnikov (History)

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The Unheavenly City by Edward Banfield (History)

Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov (Fiction)

Immigration Economics by George Borjas (Economics)

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The Ethnic Phenomenon by Pierre van den Berghe (Sociology)

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History of the Peloponneasian War by Thucydides (History)

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Life of Timoleon by Plutarch (History)

Episode 32

Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant by Mel Gordon (History)

An Accursed Race by Elizabeth Gaskell (History)

The Last Days of the Cathars by Mike Hoare (History)

Episode 33

The Questionnaire by Ernst von Salomon (Politics)

Episode 34

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Political Philosophy)

The Fabrication of Aboriginal HIstory by Keith Windschuttle (History)

On Aggression by Konrad Lorenz (Sociology)

Episode 35

The Golden Bough by James Frazer (Religion)

Episode 36

The Red and the Black by Stendhal (Fiction)

A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov (Fiction)

Episode 37

The Histories by Herodotus (History)

Theogeny by Hesiod (Religion)

Episode 38

From Major Jordan's Diaries by George Racey Jordan (Memoir)

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ by Roger Stone (History)

Episode 39

Egypt Since Cromer by Lord Lloyd (History)

The Rise and Fall of the Elites by Vilfredo Pareto (Politics)

The Ruling Class by Gaetano Mosca (Politics)

Episode 40

A History of the Crusades by Steven Runciman (History)

Episode 41

Coup d'Etat: A Practical Handbook by Edward Luttwak (Military Strategy)

The Thirteenth Tribe by Arthur Koestler (History)

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Episode 44

Wolfszeit um Thule by Wilhelm Landig (Mythology)

Barlaam and Josaphat: A Christian Tale of the Buddha by Gui de Cambrai (Fiction)

The Shadow of the Dalai Lama by Victor and Victoria Trimondi (Religion)

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A History of the American People by Paul Johnson (History)

Episode 47

The Comedians by Graham Greene (Fiction)

Passage of Darkness by Wade Davis (Anthropology)

South Africa's Brave New World by R. W. Johnson (History)

The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk (History)

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After the Banquet by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

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Fragments by Heraclitus (Philosophy)

Episode 51

The Israel Lobby by John Mearsheimer (Politics)

The Glass Bees by Ernst Junger (Science Fiction)

Episode 52

America's Half-Blood Prince: Barack Obama's Story of Race and Inheritance by Steve Sailer (Politics)

America's Inadvertant Empire by William Odom and Robert Dujarric (Politics)

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Episode 54

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino (Fiction)

Njal's Saga by Unknown (History)

Episode 55

Rienzi, The Last of the Roman Tribunes by Edward Bulwer Lytton (History)

The Life of Cola di Rienzo by John Wright (History)

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (History)

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Discourses on Livy by Niccolo Machiavelli (Political Philosophy)

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The Satyricon by Petronius (Fiction)

Episode 61

Dumping Iron by P. D. Mangan (Health and Nutrition)

Episode 62

The Normans in the South by John Julius Norwich (History)

The Kingdom in the Sun by John Julius Norwich (History)

Episode 63

St Petersburg Dialogues by Joseph de Maistre (History)

On Pain by Ernst Junger (Memoir)

The Worker: Dominion and Form by Ernst Junger (Political Philosophy)

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The 10,000 Year Explosion by George Cochran and Henry Harpending (Biology)

Episode 66

Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies by Ian Buruma (Politics)

Episode 67

The Republic by Plato (Political Philosophy)

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Western A. Price (Health and Nutrition)

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Fiction)

Episode 68

Parallel Lives by Plutarch (Biography)

The Kennan Diaries by George F. Kennan (Politics)

Episode 69

My Life as an Explorer by Sven Hedin (Memoir)

From Pole to Pole by Sven Hedin (Travel)

The Road to Oxiana by Robert Byron (Travel)

Episode 70

The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek (Economics)

Episode 71

Sun and Steel by Yukio Mishima (Memoir)

The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom (Politics)

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (Fiction)

Episode 72

The Pussy by Delicious Tacos (Anthology)

Finally Some Good News by Delicious Tacos (Fiction)

Savage Spear of the Unicorn by Delicious Tacos (Anthology)

The Ice Cream Man and Other Stories by Sam Pink (Anthology)

Episode 73

The Inequality of the Human Races by Arthur de Gobineau (Sociology)

A History of France by John Julius Norwich (History)

Germania by Tacitus (Ethnography)

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (Politics)

Episode 74

A Disease in the Public Mind by Thomas Fleming (History)

The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 by John Toland (History)

Deadly Dialectics | Sex, Violence, and Nihilism in the World of Yukio Mishima by Roy Starrs (Biography)

Patriotism by Yukio Mishima (Fiction)

The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima by Henry Scott-Stokes (Biography)

Adolf Hitler: The Definitive Biography by John Toland (Biography)

A Troublesome Inheritance by Nicholas Wade (Biology)

Episode 75

The Sotadic Zone by Richard Burton (Sociology)

Foucault's Virginity by Simon Goldhill (History)

Episode 76

On Power by Bertrand de Jouvenel (Political Philosophy)

The Managerial Revolution by James Burnham (Politics)

The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS by Michael Fumento (Biology)

Episode 77

Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (Fiction)

Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia (Art History)

In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust (Fiction)

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Breakfast With The Dirt Cult by Samuel Finlay (Fiction)

The Power and The Glory by Graham Greene (Fiction)

Mine Were of Trouble by Peter Kemp (Memoir)

Episode 81

Frederick the Second: Wonder of the World by Ernst Kantorowicz (Biography)

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The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius (Biography)

Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe (Fiction)

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Episode 85

On War by Carl von Clausewitz (Military Strategy)

Counterinsurgency Warfare by David Galula (Military Strategy)

On Guerrilla Warfare by Mao Zedong (Military Strategy)

The Art of War by Mao Zedong (Military Strategy)

Episode 86

Taken Into Custody: The War Against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family by Stephen Baskerville (Law)

Episode 87

Jack Kerouac and the Decline of the West by Semmelweis (Literary Critique)

Gates of Fire by Stephen Pressfield (Historical Fiction)

The Profession by Stephen Pressfield (Fiction)

Dune by Frank Herbert (Science Fiction)

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Episode 89

Background to Betrayal by Hillaire du Berrier (History)

Stalin's War by Sean McMeekin (History)

Shanghai Conspiracy by Charles A. Willoughby (History)

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Steelstorm by Thomas777 (Science Fiction)

Episode 92

Why Race Matters by Michael Levin (Sociology)

Episode 93

Reflections on the Imitation of Greek Works in Painting and Sculpture by Johan Joachim Winkelmann (Art History)

Cosmogonic Reflections by Ludwig Klages (Philosophy)

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Episode 95

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (Fiction)

The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius (Biography)

Episode 96

The End of the Bronze Age by Robert Drews (History)

Oceanic Migration by Charles and F. M. Pearce (Anthropology)

The Boy in the River by Richard Hoskins (Crime)

Passovers of Blood by Ariel Toaff (History)

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Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari (Biography)

Episode 99

Satires by Juvenal (Poetry)

Agricola by Tacitus (Biography)

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The Shock of History by Dominique Venner (Political Philosophy)

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Dark Shamans: Kanaima and the Poetics of Violent Death by Neil Whitehead (Anthropology)

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Episode 106

Fighting Power by Martin van Creveld (Military Strategy)

4th Generation Warfare by William S. Lind (Military Strategy)

Episode 107

An Experiment With Time by J. W. Dunne (Science)

The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe (Fiction)

Episode 108

The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth by Barbara Seaman (Biology)

Three Lives of Golden Age Bodybuilders by Raw Egg Nationalist (Biography)

Raw Egg Nationalism in Theory and Practice by Raw Egg Nationalist (Health and Nutrition)

The Eggs Benedict Option by Raw Egg Nationalist (Health and Nutrition)

Episode 109

The Art of Love by Ovid (Erotica)

Ancient Greek: A New Approach by Carl A. P. Ruck (Language)

Ibn Fadlan's Journey to Russia: A Tenth-Century Traveler from Baghad to the Volga River by Ahmad ibn Fadlan (Travel)

Episode 110

Italian Journey by Johann von Goethe (Travel)

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Memorabilia by Xenephon (Philosophy)

Episode 112

The Nomos of the Earth by Carl Schmitt (Political Philosophy)

Clash of Civilizations by Sam Huntington (Politics)

Episode 113

An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad (Fiction)

Episode 114

Divine Comedy by Dante (Poetry)

The Song of Roland by Turold (Poetry)

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The Age of Em by Robin Hanson (Technology)

They Had No Deepness of Earth by Zero HP Lovecraft (Fiction)

That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis (Science Fiction)

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (Fiction)

1001 Arabian Nights by Richard Burton (Anthology)

The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave Le Bon (Political Philosophy)

Neuromancer by William Gibson (Science Fiction)

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Sexual Utopia in Power: The Feminist Revolt Against Civilization by F. Rodger Devlin (History)

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Episode 123

Discourses Book 1 by Niccolo Machiavelli

Republic by Plato

A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich

The Social Contract or Principles of Political Right. Book II Chapter VII The Legislator by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Episode 124

The World as Will and Representation by Arthur Schopenhauer

The Satyricon by Petronius

The Populist Delusion by Neema Parvini

Politics by Aristotle

Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzsche

Episode 125

Parerga and Paralipomena by Arthur Schopenhauer

Episode 126

The 10,000 Year Explosion by Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending

Parallel Lives by Plutarch

Daybreak/Dawn of the Day by Friedrich Nietzsche

How to Kill a Dragon by Calvert Watkins

History of Greek Culture by Jacob Burckhardt

Lives of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius

Episode 127

On the Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche

Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzsche

Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

Antichrist by Friedrich Nietzsche

Histories Book Five by Tacitus

The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil

The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni

Episode 128

The Black and the Red by Stendhal

Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant

A Disenchantment of the World by Marcel Gauchet

The World as Will and Representation by Arthur Schopenhauer

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Episode 130

OSS the secret history of America's first CIA by Richard Harris Smith

Episode 131

Master Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

Episode 132

Season of the Sun/Seson of Violence by Shintaro Ishihara

Histories Book Three by Herodotus

Politics Bookk Five by Aristotle

The Inequality of Human Races by Arthur de Gobineau

Episode 133

On War by Carl von Clausewitz

Charter house of Parma by Stendhal

Episode 134

The Iliad by Homer

The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson

Breakfast with the Dirt Cult by Samuel Finlay

Episode 135

The Comedians by Graham Greene

A Handbook for Dissidents by Dominique Venner

Paideia by Werner Jaeger

Meditations on the Peaks by Julius Evola

Orientalism by Edward W. Said

Episode 136

The Concept of the Political by Carl Schmitt

A Crisis of Parlimentary Democracy by Carl Schmitt

Principles of Parliamentarism by Carl Schmitt

Liberty or Equality by Eric von Künelt-Ledin

Revolte of the Masses by Ortega E. Gasset

Human All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche

Political Theology by Carl Schmitt

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Episode 138

Deipnosophistae by Athenaeus

Chimpout by Sleep Deprivation

Episode 139

The French Intifada by Andrew Hussey

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