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# Books we talk about (Reading Spotlight)

##Talked about all the time
- [The Martian](http://www.amazon.com/The-Martian-Novel-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B00EMXBDMA/tag=typehammer-20) by Andy Weir. Our podcast should just be called The Martian we talk about it so much.

## Some books frequently discussed (listed by author)
###Neal Stephenson
- [Cryptonomicon](http://www.amazon.com/Cryptonomicon-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B000FC11A6/tag=typehammer-20) (Episodes: 15, 16)
- [Reamde](http://www.amazon.com/Reamde-Novel-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B004XVN0WW/tag=typehammer-20) (Episodes: 15, 16)
- [Seveneves](http://www.amazon.com/Seveneves-A-Novel-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B00LZWV8JO/tag=typehammer-20) (Episodes: 15, 16)

### William Gibson
- [The Peripheral](http://www.amazon.com/The-Peripheral-William-Gibson-ebook/dp/B00INIXKV2/tag=typehammer-20) (Episodes: 15)

##Fiction
- [A Dark Lure](http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Lure-Loreth-Anne-White-ebook/dp/B00PG8UCGS/tag=typehammer-20) by Loreth Anne White (Mike, Episodes: 14, 15)
- [Alas, Babylon](http://www.amazon.com/Alas-Babylon-Pat-Frank-ebook/dp/B00CD360ZQ/?tag=typehammer-20) by Pat Frank (Episode 18)
- [American Gods](http://www.amazon.com/American-Gods-Tenth-Anniversary-Novel/dp/0062059882/tag=typehammer-20) by Neil Gaiman (John, Episode 16)
- [Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania](http://www.amazon.com/Dead-Wake-Last-Crossing-Lusitania/dp/0307408868/tag=typehammer-20) by Erik Larson (Episode 17)
- [The Devil in the White City](http://www.amazon.com/The-Devil-White-City-Madness/dp/0375725601/tag=typehammer-20) by Erik Larson (Episode 17)
- [Ender's Game](http://www.amazon.com/Enders-Game-Ender-Quartet-Book-ebook/dp/B003G4W49C/?tag=typehammer-20) by Orson Scott Card (Episode 18)
- [The Fold](http://www.amazon.com/Fold-Novel-Peter-Clines/dp/0553418297/?tag=typehammer-20) by Peter Clines (John, Episode 18)
- [The Girl from Krakow](http://www.amazon.com/Girl-Krakow-Novel-Alex-Rosenberg/dp/1477830812/tag=typehammer-20) by Alex Rosenberg (Mike, Episode 17, 19)
- [Girl Waits with Gun](http://www.amazon.com/Girl-Waits-Gun-Amy-Stewart/dp/0544409914/?tag=typehammer-20) by Amy Stewart (Eric, Episode 23)
- [Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy](http://www.amazon.com/Hitchhikers-Guide-Galaxy-25th-Anniversary/dp/1400052920/tag=typehammer-20) by Douglas Adams (Episode 15 in Craft Talk)
- [The Killer Angels: A Novel of the Civil War](http://www.amazon.com/Killer-Angels-Novel-Civil-War/dp/0679643249/tag=typehammer-20) by Michael Shaara (Eric, Episode 16)
- [Lucifer's Hammer](http://www.amazon.com/Lucifers-Hammer-Larry-Niven-ebook/dp/B004478DOU/?tag=typehammer-20) by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle (Episode 18)
- [New Yorked](http://www.amazon.com/New-Yorked-Ash-McKenna-Hart-ebook/dp/B00PSSGWIS/tag=typehammer-20) by Rob Hart (Eric, Episode ??, In Craft Talk in Episode 15)
- [Old Man's War](http://www.amazon.com/Old-Mans-War-John-Scalzi/dp/0765348276/?tag=typehammer-20) by John Scalzi (John, Episode 19)
- [Pale Queen Rising](http://www.amazon.com/Pale-Queen-Rising-Book-ebook/dp/B00VARL00Q/?tag=typehammer-20) by A. R. Kahler (Mike, Episode 23, 24)
- [The Poisonwood Bible](http://www.amazon.com/Poisonwood-Bible-Barbara-Kingsolver/dp/0060175400/tag=typehammer-20) by Barbara Kingsolver (Eric, Episodes 16, 17, 18, 19, 23)
- [(R)evolution](http://www.amazon.com/evolution-Phoenix-Horizon-Book-ebook/dp/B00OM9OKEC/?tag=typehammer-20) by PJ Manney (Mike, Episode 14)
- [Sand](http://www.amazon.com/Sand-Omnibus-Hugh-Howey-ebook/dp/B00HSXGYCK/?tag=typehammer-20) by Hugh Howey (John, Episode 23)
- [Starship Troopers](http://www.amazon.com/Starship-Troopers-Robert-Heinlein-ebook/dp/B004EYTK2C/tag=typehammer-20) by Robert A. Heinlein (Episode 19)
- [The Tears of Jihad](http://www.amazon.com/Tears-Jihad-Sean-Emerson-ebook/dp/B00HFA3HR6/?tag=typehammer-20) by Sean Emerson (Eric, Episodes: 15, 16)
- [The Underwriting](http://www.amazon.com/Underwriting-Michelle-Miller-ebook/dp/B00OQSF94E/?tag=typehammer-20) by Michelle Miller (Episode 18 in Tech Focus)
- [Wool](http://www.amazon.com/Wool-Hugh-Howey/dp/1476733953/?tag=typehammer-20) by Hugh Howey (Mike, Episode ??, John, Episode 17)

###Apocalypse Weird
This is a series John has been reading. It doesn't deserve a category of its own, but its easier to list theme here.

- The Red King
- The Dark Knight
- Texocalypse Now
- [Reversal](http://www.amazon.com/Apocalypse-Weird-Reversal-Polar-WYRD-ebook/dp/B00TUVJ3T4/tag=typehammer-20) (Episode 16)
- [The Serenity Strain](http://www.amazon.com/Apocalypse-Weird-Serenity-Chris-Pourteau-ebook/dp/B00TVCVRZ0/?tag=typehammer-20) (Episode 15, 16)



##Non-fiction
###Historical
- [Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders](http://www.amazon.com/Death-Prairie-House-Taliesin-Murders/dp/0299222144/?tag=typehammer-20) by William R. Drennan (Mike, Episode 16)
-[Storm of Steel](http://www.amazon.com/Storm-Steel-Penguin-Classics-J%C3%BCnger/dp/0142437905/tag=typehammer-20) by Ernst Jünger (Eric, Episode 18)

###Miscellaneous
- [Content, Inc.](http://www.amazon.com/Content-Inc-Entrepreneurs-Successful-Businesses-ebook/dp/B0141KT528/?tag=typehammer-20) by Joe Pulizzi (Mike, Episode 23)
- [How to Make Powerful Speeches: A Step-by-Step Guide to Inspiring and Memorable Speeches](http://www.amazon.com/Make-Powerful-Speeches-Step---Step/dp/0992816459/?tag=typehammer-20) by Eamonn P O'Brien (Mike, Episode 19)


## Writing (Books on the Craft of Writing)
- [On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft](http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Memoir-Craft-Scribner-Classics/dp/1439193630/tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen King
- [How to Make a Living as a Writer](http://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Living-as-Writer-ebook/dp/B00P1JGD8I/tag=typehammer-20) by James Scott Bell (John, Episodes 14, 15)
- [The Story Grid](http://www.amazon.com/Story-Grid-What-Good-Editors/dp/1936891352/?tag=typehammer-20) by Shawn Coyne (Mike, Episode ??, John Episode 24)