Postcards from Tradocia

the reading list

For some reason I feel like posting what I’ve read, am reading, and will be reading on this deployment. Enjoy (or ignore, as appropriate)…(current as of 21 MAY 05)

Already read so far

  • Jack the Bodiless, Julian May
  • Diamond Mask, Julian May
  • Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  • Small Unit Leadership: A Commonsense Approach, Col. Daindridge M. Malone, USA (Ret.)
  • Five Star Stories, Vols. 1-8, Mamoru Nagano
  • A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking
  • This Man’s Army, Andrew Exum
  • Time to Die – The Untold Story of the Kursk tragedy, Robert Moore
  • Blade of the Immortal Vol. 13, Mirror of the Soul, Hiroaki Samura
  • Many Colored Land, Julian May
  • Magnificat, Julian May
  • Flight: My Life In Mission Control, Christ Kraft
  • Voyage To Mars, Laurence Bergreen
  • From Beirut to Jerusalem, Thomas L. Friedman
  • Humans, Jack Sawyer
  • American Soldier, General Tommy Franks
  • The Golden Torc, Julian May
  • Nonborn King, Julian May
  • The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad, Harrison E. Salisbury
  • Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield
  • From Beiruit to Jerusalem, Thomas L. Friedman
  • Adversary, Julian May
  • Pandora’s Star, Peter F. Hamilton

Reading now

In my possession but yet to be read

  • Mobile Suit Gundam, Yoshiyuki Tomino
  • Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror, Anonymous
  • The Bridge Over the River Kwai, Pierre Boulle
  • The Case for Israel, Alan M. Dershowitz

Want to read

  • The Iraq War : A Military History, Williamson Murray and MG Robert H. Scales Jr.
  • Intervention, Julian May
  • Metaconcert, Julian May
  • Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide, Eric Meyer

Will add as I feel like it.


  1. Spikebot


  2. Spikebot

    You accuse me of using Explorer? You swine! :D I’m a Mozilla person.

    I was looking at a cache page though. It looks way better now.

  3. Bryce and Lola

    Your printer looks much sturdier than ours–love your witty comments, Liebe, G&G

  4. Bryce and Lola

    Your printer looks much sturdier than ours–love your witty comments, Liebe, G&G

  5. LtG

    …as we just learned in SOBC, those fine #78’s would be termed “field-replaceable equipment”. Granted, that does little to address the obvious question: ‘how come the store locator on the OfficeMax website doesn’t list anything in Southeast Asia?’

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