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# Books we talk about (Reading Spotlight)

These are the books we've discussed on the show. Most of them have the episode in which they were discussed and who read them. Other books may have been discussed but not read, in which case, the segment in which they were mentioned is listed.

##Fiction

###A
- [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)
- [Abomination](http://www.amazon.com/Abomination-Gary-Whitta-ebook/dp/B00YBVIRDG/?tag=typehammer-20) by Gary Whitta (Mike, Episode 20)
- [Alas, Babylon](http://www.amazon.com/Alas-Babylon-Pat-Frank-ebook/dp/B00CD360ZQ/?tag=typehammer-20) by Pat Frank (Episode 18. Mike, Episode 27, 28, 29)
- [American Gods](http://www.amazon.com/American-Gods-Tenth-Anniversary-Novel/dp/0062059882/tag=typehammer-20) by Neil Gaiman (John, Episode 16. Craft talk, Episode 26)

###C
- [Cat's Cradle](http://www.amazon.com/Cats-Cradle-Novel-Kurt-Vonnegut/dp/038533348X/?tag=typehammer-20) by Kurt Vonnegut (Craft Talk, Episode 26)
- [Contagious](http://www.amazon.com/Contagious-A-Novel-Scott-Sigler/dp/0307406326/?tag=typehammer-20) by Scott Sigler (Episode 27 in Craft Talk)
- [The Count of the Sahara](http://www.amazon.com/THE-COUNT-OF-SAHARA-Historical-ebook/dp/B01407R2H2?tag=typehammer-20) by Wayne Turmel (Eric, Episode 26, 28, 29)
- [The Contortionist's Handbook](http://www.amazon.com/Contortionists-Handbook-Craig-Clevenger/dp/1931561486/?tag=typehammer-20) by Craig Clevenger (Episode 27)
- [City of Fire](http://www.amazon.com/City-Fire-Garth-Risk-Hallberg-ebook/dp/B00R04GCTC/?tag=typehammer-20) by Garth Risk Hallberg (Episodes 22 and 26, What's happening online)
- [Cryptonomicon](http://www.amazon.com/Cryptonomicon-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B000FC11A6/?tag=typehammer-20) by Neal Stephenson (Episodes: 15, 16)
- [CTRL ALT Revolt!](http://www.amazon.com/CTRL-ALT-Revolt-Nick-Cole/dp/1523922451/?tag=typehammer-20) by Nick Cole (John, Episode 45, 46, 47, 48)

###D
- [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 Deadly Playground 1914: The Barrington Quintet Volume I](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JKJSPSG?tag=typehammer-20) by Robert Carter (Eric, Episode 27)
- [Daemon](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003QP4NPE/?tag=typehammer-20) by Daniel Suarez (John, Episode 44)
- [Death in Venice](http://www.amazon.com/Death-Venice-Dover-Thrift-Editions/dp/0486287149/?tag=typehammer-20) by Thomas Mann (Craft Talk, Episode 29)
- [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)
- [Devil's Vortex (Deathlands)](http://www.amazon.com/Devils-Vortex-Deathlands-James-Axler/dp/0373626355/?tag=typehammer-20) by James Axler (John, Episode 41, 43)
- [Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice](http://www.amazon.com/Devotion-Story-Heroism-Friendship-Sacrifice/dp/0804176582/tag=typehammer-20) by Adam Makos (Eric, Episode 31)

###E
- [Ender's Game](http://www.amazon.com/Enders-Game-Ender-Quartet-Book-ebook/dp/B003G4W49C/?tag=typehammer-20) by Orson Scott Card (Episode 18)

###F
- [Famine (Book one of the Apocalyptics)](http://www.amazon.com/Famine-Book-One-The-Apocalyptics-ebook/dp/B00JGSVMAY/?tag=typehammer-20) by Monica Enderle Pierce (Mike, Episodes 43, 44, 45)
- [The Fifth Season](http://www.amazon.com/Fifth-Season-Broken-Earth-ebook/dp/B00H25FCSQ/?tag=typehammer-20) by N.K. Jeminsin (What's Happening Online, Episode 20; Mike, Episode 40, 41)
- [The Fold](http://www.amazon.com/Fold-Novel-Peter-Clines/dp/0553418297/?tag=typehammer-20) by Peter Clines (John, Episode 18)

###G
- [Ghost Fleet](http://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Fleet-Novel-Next-World-ebook/dp/B00LZ7GOI4/?tag=typehammer-20) by P.W. Singer and August Cole (Reading Spotlight, Epsiode 20)
- [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; Craft Talk, Episode 21)

###H
- [Heart of Darkness](http://www.amazon.com/HEART-DARKNESS-ILLUSTRATED-Joseph-Conrad-ebook/dp/B016LI1WRY/?tag=typehammer-20) by Joseph Conrad (Craft Talk, Episode 29)
- [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)
- [Hive Invasion](http://www.amazon.com/Hive-Invasion-Deathlands-James-Axler/dp/0373626304?tag=typehammer-20) by James Axler (John, Episode 29)

###I
- [Infected](http://www.amazon.com/Infected-Novel-Scott-Sigler/dp/030740630X/?tag=typehammer-20) by Scott Sigler (Episode 27 in Craft Talk)
- [IT](http://www.amazon.com/Stephen-King-ebook/dp/B002SR2PKG/?tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen King (Episode 29 in Craft Talk)

###K
- [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)

###L
- [The Last Girl (The Dominion Trilogy Book 1)](http://www.amazon.com/Last-Girl-Dominion-Trilogy-Book-ebook/dp/B011UNEZN8/?tag=typehammer-20) by Joe Hart (Mike, Episode 45, 46, 47, 48)
- [The Long Walk](http://www.amazon.com/Long-Walk-Stephen-King/dp/0451196716/tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman (Episode 27, Craft Talk)
- [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)

###M
- [The Maltese Falcon](http://www.amazon.com/Maltese-Falcon-Dashiell-Hammett-ebook/dp/B004G5ZU32/?tag=typehammer-20) by Dashiell Hammet (Eric, Episode ??)
- [The Martian](http://www.amazon.com/The-Martian-Novel-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B00EMXBDMA/?tag=typehammer-20) by Andy Weir (Many, many, many episodes)

###N
- [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)

###O
- [Old Man's War](http://www.amazon.com/Old-Mans-War-John-Scalzi/dp/0765348276/?tag=typehammer-20) by John Scalzi (John, Episode 19)

###P
- [Pale Queen Rising](http://www.amazon.com/Pale-Queen-Rising-Book-ebook/dp/B00VARL00Q/?tag=typehammer-20) by A. R. Kahler (Mike, Episodes 23, 24, 25, 26, 27)
- [Pandemic](http://www.amazon.com/Pandemic-A-Novel-Scott-Sigler/dp/0307408973/?tag=typehammer-20) by Scott Sigler (Episode 27 in Craft Talk)
- [The Peripheral](http://www.amazon.com/The-Peripheral-William-Gibson-ebook/dp/B00INIXKV2/?tag=typehammer-20) by William Gibson (Episodes: 15)
- [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)
- [Prayers for the Assassin](http://www.amazon.com/Prayers-Assassin-Novel-Robert-Ferrigno/dp/141650768X/?tag=typehammer-20) by Robert Ferrigno (Episode 22, What's happening online)
- [Putting My Foot Down](http://www.amazon.com/Putting-Foot-Down-Brent-Underwood/dp/0692658343/?tag=typehammer-20) by Brent Underwood (Episode 49, What's happening online)


###R
- [Reamde](http://www.amazon.com/Reamde-Novel-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B004XVN0WW/?tag=typehammer-20) by Neal Stephenson (Episodes: 15, 16)
- [Reversal](http://www.amazon.com/Apocalypse-Weird-Reversal-Polar-WYRD-ebook/dp/B00TUVJ3T4/?tag=typehammer-20) Apocalypse Weird series (Episode 16)
- [(R)evolution](http://www.amazon.com/evolution-Phoenix-Horizon-Book-ebook/dp/B00OM9OKEC/?tag=typehammer-20) by PJ Manney (Mike, Episode 14)

###S
- [Sand](http://www.amazon.com/Sand-Omnibus-Hugh-Howey-ebook/dp/B00HSXGYCK/?tag=typehammer-20) by Hugh Howey (John, Episode 23)
- [The Serenity Strain](http://www.amazon.com/Apocalypse-Weird-Serenity-Chris-Pourteau-ebook/dp/B00TVCVRZ0/?tag=typehammer-20) by Chris Pourteau, Apocalypse Weird series (John, Episodes 15, 16)
- [Seveneves](http://www.amazon.com/Seveneves-A-Novel-Neal-Stephenson-ebook/dp/B00LZWV8JO/?tag=typehammer-20) by Neal Stephenson (Episodes: 15, 16)
- [Shift](http://www.amazon.com/Shift-Omnibus-1-3-Silo-Book-ebook/dp/B00B6Z6HI2/?tag=typehammer-20) by Hugh Howey (John, Episode 27, 28)
- [Silk Road](http://www.amazon.com/Silk-Road-Colin-Falconer-ebook/dp/B00EFYQLPK/?tag=typehammer-20) by Colin Falconer (Eric, Episode 42, 43)
- [Soda Pop Soldier](http://www.amazon.com/Soda-Pop-Soldier-Nick-Cole/dp/006221022X/?tag=typehammer-20) by Nick Cole (What's Happening Online, Episode 45)
- [The Stand](http://www.amazon.com/Stand-Stephen-King/dp/0307947300/?tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen King (Episode 27, Craft Talk)
- [Starship Troopers](http://www.amazon.com/Starship-Troopers-Robert-Heinlein-ebook/dp/B004EYTK2C/tag=typehammer-20) by Robert A. Heinlein (Episode 19)
- [The Story About Ping](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CDCITZU/?tag=typehammer-20) by Marjorie Flack (What's Happening Online, Episode 49)
- [Submission](http://www.amazon.com/Submission-Novel-Michel-Houellebecq/dp/0374271577/?tag=typehammer-20) by Michel Houellebecq (Episode 22, What's happening online)
- [Swan Song](http://www.amazon.com/Swan-Song-Robert-R-McCammon-ebook/dp/B005T54IAY/?tag=typehammer-20) by Robert R. McCammon (Episode 27 in Craft Talk)

###T
- [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 Thing on the Doorstep](http://www.amazon.com/Thing-Doorstep-H-P-Lovecraft/dp/1500657069/?tag=typehammer-20) by H.P. Lovecraft (Episode 27, Craft Talk)
- [The Traitor Baru Cormorant](http://www.amazon.com/Traitor-Baru-Cormorant-Seth-Dickinson-ebook/dp/B00V351EOM/?tag=typehammer-20) by Seth Dickinson (John, Episode 48, 49)

###U
- [The Underwriting](http://www.amazon.com/Underwriting-Michelle-Miller-ebook/dp/B00OQSF94E/?tag=typehammer-20) by Michelle Miller (Episode 18 in Tech Focus)

###W
- [The Wake](http://www.amazon.com/Wake-Novel-Paul-Kingsnorth-ebook/dp/B013P2QYJU/?tag=typehammer-20) by Paul Kingsnorth (Eric, Episodes 29, 36)
- [War and Peace](http://www.amazon.com/War-Peace-Tolstoy-Illustrated-Unabridged-ebook/dp/B019JIGCMI/?tag=typehammer-20) by Leo Tolstoy (Eric, Episodes 44-49)
- [The Winter King](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006WOVK52/?tag=typehammer-20) by Bernard Cornwell (Eric, Episodes 40, 41)
- [Wool](http://www.amazon.com/Wool-Hugh-Howey/dp/1476733953/?tag=typehammer-20) by Hugh Howey (Mike, Episode ??, John, Episode 17)


##Non-fiction

###Biographies
- [Get in the Van](http://www.amazon.com/Get-Van-Henry-Rollins-ebook/dp/B004GXBA06/?tag=typehammer-20) by Henry Rollins (Mike, Episode 6; Eric, Episode ??)
- [The Man with the Golden Typewriter](http://www.amazon.com/The-Man-Golden-Typewriter-Flemings/dp/1632864894/?tag=typehammer-20) edited by Fergus Fleming (What's Happening Online, Episode 33)
- [The Power of Broke](http://www.amazon.com/Power-Broke-Greatest-Competitive-Advantage/dp/1101903597/?tag=typehammer-20) by Daymond John (Mike, Episode 25, 35)

###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)
- [Devotion](http://www.amazon.com/Devotion-Story-Heroism-Friendship-Sacrifice-ebook/dp/B00JYWVYFK/?tag=typehammer-20) by Adam Makos (Eric, Episode 44, 45, 46, 47)
- [Hot Zone](http://www.amazon.com/Hot-Zone-Terrifying-Story-Origins-ebook/dp/B007DCU4IQ/tag=typehammer-20) by Richard Preston (Episode 27 in Craft Talk)
- [The Last Battle](http://www.amazon.com/Last-Battle-German-Soldiers-Joined-ebook/dp/B00C8X1CO0/?tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen Harding (Eric, Episode 47)
- [Now It Can Be Told](http://www.amazon.com/Now-Can-Told-Philip-Gibbs-ebook/dp/B0082RPFG2?tag=typehammer-20) by Philip Gibbs (Episode 27, Craft Talk)
- [Organized Crime in Chicago - Beyond the Mafia](http://www.amazon.com/Organized-Crime-Chicago-Beyond-Mafia/dp/0252078780/?tag=typehammer-20) by Robert M. Lombardo (John, Episode 40, 42, 43)
- [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)
- [Wired for War](http://www.amazon.com/Wired-War-Robotics-Revolution-Conflict-ebook/dp/B001P9W9OU/?tag=typehammer-20) by P.W. Singer (John, Episode 20, 22)

###Miscellaneous
- [Brands with a Conscience](http://www.amazon.com/Brands-Conscience-Build-Successful-Responsible-ebook/dp/B01CEFQWH8/?tag=typehammer-20) edited by Nicholas Ind and Sandra Horlings (Mike, Episode 47)
- [Content, Inc.](http://www.amazon.com/Content-Inc-Entrepreneurs-Successful-Businesses-ebook/dp/B0141KT528/?tag=typehammer-20) by Joe Pulizzi (Mike, Episodes 22, 23)
- [Deep Work](http://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692/?tag=typehammer-20) by Cal Newport (Eric, Episode 41, 43, 45)
- [Hack the Entrepreneur](http://www.amazon.com/Hack-Entrepreneur-Procrastinating-Business-Matters-ebook/dp/B01915JE2Y?tag=typehammer-20) by Jon Nastor (Mike, Episode 36)
- [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)
- [The TV Brand Builders: How to Win Audiences and Influence Viewers](http://www.amazon.com/TV-Brand-Builders-Audiences-Influence/dp/0749476680/?tag=typehammer-20) by Andy Bryant and Charlie Mawer (Mike, Episode 46)
- [Will it Fly?](http://www.amazon.com/Will-Fly-Business-Waste-Money-ebook/dp/B01BCLPPAK/?tag=typehammer-20) by Pat Flynn (Mike, Episode 45)


## Writing (Books on the Craft of Writing)
- [The Art of Script Editing: A Practical Guide (Creative Essentials)](http://www.amazon.com/Art-Script-Editing-Practical-Essentials/dp/1843445077/?tag=typehammer-20) by Karol Griffiths (Mike, Episode 49)
- [Gotta Read It! - Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch That Sells](http://www.amazon.com/Gotta-Read-Simple-Steps-Fiction-ebook/dp/B00OI9HHQY/?tag=typehammer-20) by Libbie Hawker (Craft Talk, Episode 32)
- [How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps: Step by Step Cartography for Gamers and Fans](http://www.amazon.com/How-Draw-Fantasy-Art-Maps/dp/1440340242/?tag=typehammer-20) by Jared Blando (What's Happening Online, Episode 21)
- [How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy](http://www.amazon.com/Write-Science-Fiction-Fantasy-Writing/dp/0898794161/?tag=typehammer-20) by Orson Scott Card (John, Episode 21)
- [On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft](http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Memoir-Craft-Scribner-Classics/dp/1439193630/tag=typehammer-20) by Stephen King (John, Episode 35, 36, 40)
- [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)
- [Screenplay Format Made Stupidly Easy](http://www.amazon.com/Screenplay-Format-Made-Stupidly-ScriptBully-ebook/dp/B0083UACWU/?tag=typehammer20) by Michael Rogan (Mike, Episode 34)
- [The Story Grid](http://www.amazon.com/Story-Grid-What-Good-Editors/dp/1936891352/?tag=typehammer-20) by Shawn Coyne (Mike, Episode ??, John Episode 22, 24, 25, 26)