XVI. The Contemporary World

A. The Catalyst Years: 1977-1985

1. The Arts
a. Music
i. Rock
(1) Hard Rock
Christe, Ian. Everybody Wants Some: The Van Halen Saga, rev. ed. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2008: Ch. 4-9.
(2) Heavy Metal
Christe. Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, rev. ed. New York City: Perennial Currents, 2004: Ch. 3-5.
Konow, David. Bang Your Head: The Rise and Fall of Heavy Metal. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2002: Ch. 5.
Lemmy [Ian Kilminster], and Janiss Garza. White Line Fever: The Autobiography. New York City: Citadel Press, 2002: Ch. 7-9.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch.12.
Mustaine, Dave, and Joe Layden. Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir, rev. ed. New York City: It Books, 2013: Ch. 3-5.
Wiederhorn, Jon, and Katherine Turman. Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal. New York City: It Books, 2013: Ch. 3-4, 6, 8.
(3) Punk
Andersen, Mark, and Mark Jenkins. Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capital. New York City: Soft Skull Press, 2000:  Ch. 2-4.
McNeil, Legs, and Gillian McCain. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Grove Press, 2016: Ch. 32-33, 36-37, 39-44.
Vee, Tesco [Robert Vermeulen], and Dave Stimson. Touch and Go: The Hardcore Punk Fanzine '79-'83. Ed. Steve Miller. New York City: Bazillion Points, 2010.
(4) Other
Bill Bruford: The Autobiography, rev. ed. London: Foruli Classics, 2013: Ch. 12-13.
Kiedis, Anthony, and Larry Sloman. Scar Tissue. New York City: Hyperion, 2004: Ch. 6.
Smith, Sid. In the Court of King Crimson. London: Helter Skelter Publishing, 2001: Ch. 10-11.
Waksman, Steve. This Ain't the Summer of Love: Conflict and Crossover in Heavy Metal and Punk. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 2009: Ch. 5-7.
Weigel, Dave. The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2017: Ch. 10.
ii. Post-Punk
Costello, Elvis [Declan Patrick Aloysius McManus]. Unfaitful Music & Disappearing Ink. New York City: Blue Rider Press, 2015: Ch. 3, 5, 13, 16-17, 19-23, 26, 28.
Gendron, Bernard. Between Monmartre and the Mudd Clubb: Popular Music and the Avant-Garde. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2002: Ch. 12-13.
Kostelanetz, Richard. SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artist's Colony. New York City: Routledge, 2003: Ch. 33.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch. 9.
Reynolds, Simon. Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984. London: Faber and Faber, 2005.
iii. Hip Hop
Chang, Jeff. Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2005: Ch. 8-10.
Grandmaster Flash [Joseph Robert Saddler], Ritz, and Geoff Martin. The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats. New York City: Broadway Books, 2008: Pt. 3-4.
iv. The L.A. Scene
Evans, Robert [Robert Shapera][and Charles Michener]. The Kid Stays in the Picture. Ed. Marinka Peschmann. 1994. Rpt. London: Faber & Faber, 2003: Ch. 32, 35.
Hoskyns, Barney. Waiting for the Sun: Strange Days, Weird Scenes and the Sounds of Los Angeles. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1996: Ch. 7-8.
Kiedis & Sloman, Ch. 5.
Konow, Ch. 6.
Rollins, Henry [Henry Garfield]. Get in the Van: On the Road With Black Flag, rev. ed. Los Angeles: 2.13.61 Publications, 2004.
Smith, Sam. "Let's Have a War: Hardcore Punk vs. the L.A. Suburbs." Historical Studies Journal Spring 2014: 51-66.
Spitz, Marc, and Brendan Mullen. We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2001: Ch. 8, 12, 14-15, 19-36.
v. Jazz
Dr. John [Malcolm "Mac" Rebennack Jr.], and Jack Rummel. Under a Hoodoo Moon: The Life of the Night Tripper. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1994: Ch. 14.
Milkowski, Bill. Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius, rev. ed. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2005: Ch. 5.
Nicholson, Stuart. Jazz Rock: A History. New York City: Schirmer Books, 1998: Ch. 12.
Scott-Heron, Gil. The Last Holiday: A Memoir. New York City: Grove Press, 2012: Ch. 28-29.
vi. Funk
Szwed, John F. So What: The Life of Miles Davis. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2003: Ch. 10.
Vincent, Rickey. Funk: The Music, the People and the Rhythm of the One. New York City: St. Martin's Griffin, 1996: Ch. 19-20.
Wesley, Fred Jr. Hit Me, Fred: Recollections of a Sideman. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 2002: Ch. 9.
vii. Other
Mercer, Michelle. Footprints: The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter. New York City: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2004: Ch. 14-16.
Scott-Heron, Ch. 30, 32-33.
Veal, Michael E. Fela: The Life & Times of an African Musical Icon. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2000: Ch. 6.
White, Timothy. Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley, 8th rev ed. New York City: Henry Holt and Co., 2006: Ch. 17.
b. The Comedians
i. “Saturday Night Live”
(1) John Belushi
Shaffer, Paul, and David Ritz. We'll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives: A Swingin' Show-Biz Saga. New York City: Doubleday/Flying Dolphin Press, 2009: Ch. 31.
Woodward, Bob. Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1984: Ch. 1, 9-19.
(2) Others
Hill, Doug, and Jeff Weingrad. Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live. 1986. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 1987: Ch. 34-41.
Perrin, Dennis. Mr. Mike: The Life and Work of Michael O'Donoghue. New York City: Avon Books, 1998: Ch. 8.
Miller, James Andrew, and Tom Shales. Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live As Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Little, Brown & Co., 2014: Ch. 3.
ii. Others
Allen, Steve. Hi-Ho, Steverino!: My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of TV. Fort Lee, N.J.: Barricade Books, 1992: Ch. 19.
Davis, Tom. Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss. New York City: Grove Press, 2009: Ch. 10, 17.
Karp, Josh. A Futile and Stupid Gesture: How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2006: Ch. 14.
King, Alan [Irwin Alan Kniberg], and Chris Chase. Name Dropping: The Life and Lies of Alan King. New York City: Scribner, 1996: Ch. 14.
Martin, Scott. The Book of Caddyshack: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Greatest Movie Ever Made. Lanham, Md. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2007.
Oppenheimer, Jerry. Seinfeld: The Making of an American Icon. New York City: HarperCollins, 2002: Ch. 25.
Rabin, Nathan, and Al Yankovic. Weird Al: The Book. New York City: Abrams Image, 2012.
Reid, Tim [Timothy Isabel Jr.], Tom Dreesen, and Ron Rapoport. Tim & Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2008: Ch. 10.
c. Cuisine
Kamp, David. The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation. New York City: Broadway Books, 2006: Ch. 9-12.
McNamee, Thomas. Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution. The Penguin Press, 2007: Ch. 9-10.
Pilcher, Jeffrey M. Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food. New York City: Oxford UP, 2012: Ch. 7.
d. Cinema
i. Hong Kong
Bordwell, David. Planet Hong Kong: Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment, rev. ed. Madison, Wis.: Irvington Way Institute Press, 2011: Ch. 1, 5.
O'Brien, Daniel. Spooky Encounters: A Gwailo's Guide to Hong Kong Horror. Manchester, U.K.: Headpress/Critical Vision, 2003: Ch. 1.
ii. Hollywood
Bach, Steven. Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film That Sank United Artists, rev. ed. New York City: Newmarket Press, 1999: Ch. 3-24.
Biskind, Peter. Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2010: Ch. 7-8.
Prince, Stephen et al. A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989. 2000. Rpt. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 2002: Ch. 1, 6-7, 10.
iii. Other
Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punks on Film. Ed. Zack Carlson and Bryan Connolly. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2010.
Levy, Shawn. De Niro: A Life. New York City: Crown Archetype, 2014: Ch. 12-13.
e. Other
Baldwin, Alec [Alexander R. Baldwin III]. Nevertheless: A Memoir. New York City: Harper, 2017: Ch. 4-6.
Black, Bob. Beneath the Underground. Portland, Ore.: Feral House, 1994: Ch. 1.
Bulegato, Fiorella, and Sergio Polano. Michele de Lucchi: From Here to There and Beyond. 2004. Trans. Richard Sadleir. Milan, Italy: Electa Architecture, 2005: Ch. 3.
Ellroy, James [Lee Earle Ellroy]. The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010: Ch. 7.
Fiell, Charlotte, and Peter Fiell. Modern Furniture Classics: Postwar to Post-Modernism. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Thames & Hudson, 2001: Ch. 5.
Ford, Luke. A History of X: 100 Years of Sex in Film. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1999: Ch. 8-9.
Frank, Josh, and Charlie Buckholtz. In Heaven Everything Is Fine: The Unsolved Life of Peter Ivers and the Lost History of “New Wave Theatre”. 2008. Rpt. Berkeley, Calif.: Soft Skull Press, 2010: Ch. 7-10.
Gautrand, Jean-Claude. Robert Doisneau, 1912-1994, rev. ed. Trans. Chris Miller. Cologne, Germany, Taschen, 2014: Ch. 5.
James, Clive [Vivian James]. North Face of Soho: Unreliable Memoirs, Vol. IV. London: Picador, 2006: Ch. 16.
Jencks, Charles. Post-Modernism: The New Classicism in Art and Architecture. New York City: Rizzoli, 1987.
Marks, Craig, and Rob Tannenbaum. I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution, rev. ed. New York City: Plume, 2012: Ch. 1, 3-8, 10-11,  13-14.
Schwartz, Jonathan. All in Good Time: A Memoir. New York City: Random House, 2004: Ch.19.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 27-29.
Sinatra, Barbara, and Wendy Holden. Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank. New York City: Crown Archetype, 2011: Ch. 12-13.
2. The 1980 Election
a. Lou Cannon
i. Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2003: Ch. 29-30.
ii. President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime, rev. ed. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2000: Ch. 8.
b. Stephen F. Hayward
i. The Age of Reagan, Vol. I: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, 1964-1980. 2001. Rpt. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2009: Ch. 13-14.
ii. The Age of Reagan, Vol. II: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980-1989. New York City: Crown Forum, 2009: Ch. 1.
c. Craig Shirley
a. Rendevous With Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2009: Ch. 2, 4-26, 29-37.
b. Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. New York City: Broadside Books, 2017: Ch. 8-17.
d. Others
Bowen, Russell S. The Immaculate Deception: The Bush Crime Family Exposed. Carson City, Nev.: America West Publishers, 1991: Ch. 5.
Brookes, Warren T. The Economy in Mind. New York City: Universe Books, 1982: Ch. 1.
Brownstein, Ronald. The Power and the Glitter: The Hollywood-Washington Connection, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 1992: Ch. 8.
Buckley, William F. Jr. The Reagan I Knew. New York City: Basic Books, 2008: Ch. 12-13.
Carroll, Peter N. It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: America in the 1970s, 2nd rev. ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers UP, 2000: Ch. 18.
Cramer, Richard Ben. What It Takes: The Way to the White House, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 1993: Ch. 109.
Cronkite, Walter, and Don Carleton. Conversations With Cronkite. Austin, Texas: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, 2010: Ch. 25.
Edsall, Thomas Byrne, and Mary D. Edsall. Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics, rev. ed. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1992: Ch. 8.
Haig, Alexander M. Jr., and Charles McCarry. Inner Circles: How America Changed the World: A Memoir. New York City: Warner Books, 1992: Ch. 40.
Hoffman, David E. The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy. New York City: Doubleday, 2009: Ch. 1.
Jenkins, Philip. Decade of Nightmares: The End of the Sixties and the Making of Eighties America. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford UP, 2006: Ch. 6.
Kuhn, David Paul. The Neglected Voter: White Men and the Democratic Dilemma. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007: Ch. 8.
Mann, James. Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet. New York City: Viking, 2004: Ch. 6.
Nash, George H. The Conservative Intellectual Movement in American Since 1945, 2nd rev. ed. Wilmington, Del : Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2006: Ch. 12.
Neff, James. Mobbed Up: Jackie Presser's High-Wire Life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I. New York City: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989: Ch. 22.
Niskanen, William A. Reaganomics: An Insider's Account of the Policies and the People. New York City: Oxford UP, 1988: Ch. 1.
Nofziger, Lyn. Nofziger. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway, 1992: Ch. 8.
North, Gary. Rapture Fever: Why Dispensationalism Is Paralyzed. Tyler, Texas: Institute for Christian Economics, 1993: Ch. 11.
Perloff, James. The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline, rev. ed. Appleton, Wis.: Western Islands, 1989: Ch. 11.
Persico, Joseph E. Casey: From the OSS to the CIA. 1990. Rpt. New York City: Penguin, 1991: Ch. 14.
Sandbrook, Dominic. Mad as Hell: The Crisis of the 1970s and the Rise of the Populist Right. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011: Ch. 20-21.
Schweizer, Peter. Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism. New York City: Doubleday, 2002: Ch. 11.
Stockman, David A. The Triumph of Politics: How the Reagan Revolution Failed. New York City: Harper & Row Publishers, 1986: Ch. 2.
Taraborrelli, J. Randy. After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family – 1968 to the Present. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2012: Pt. 12.
3. The Crime Scene
a. The Mafia
i.  Jerry Capeci and Gene Mustain
(1) Mob Star: The Story of John Gotti. Indianapolis: Alpha, 2002: Ch. 17-18.
(2) Murder Machine: A True Story of Murder, Madness, and the Mafia. New York City: Dutton, 1992: Ch. 14-18.
ii. The Hills
Hill, Gregg, and Gina Hill. On the Run: A Mafia Childhood. New York City: Warner Books, 2004: Ch. 3-17.
Hill, Henry, and Gus Russo. Gangsters and Goodfellas: The Mob, Witness Protection, and Life on the Run. New York City: M. Evans & Co., 2004: Ch. 1, 7, 9-12, 15.
iii. Joseph D. Pistone et al.
Pistone, and Charles Brandt. Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business: Shocking Declassified Details From the FBI’s Greatest Undercover Operation and a Bloody Timeline of the Fall of the Mafia. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2007: Ch. 4, 13-14.
Pistone, and Richard Woodley. Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia, rev. ed. New York City: Signet, 1989: Ch. 17-20.
iv. Others
Davis, John H. Mafia Kingfish: Carlos Marcello and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1989: Ch. 56.
Ellroy. My Dark Places: An L.A. Crime Memoir. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996: Ch. 25.
Hoffman, William, and Lake Headley. Contract Killer: The Explosive Story of the Mafia's Most Notorious Hit Man, Donald "Tony the Greek" Frakos. New York City: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1992: Ch. 19-21.
Leonard, Elmore. Get Shorty. New York City: Delacorte Press, 1990: Ch. 1.
Sterling, Claire. Octopus: The Long Reach of the International Sicilian Mafia. 1990. Rpt. London: Harper Collins, 1993: Ch. 13-14.
b. Southern Florida
i. Edna Buchanan
(1) The Corpse Had a Familiar Face: Covering Miami, America's Hottest Beat. 1987. Rpt. New York City: Berkeley Books, 1991: Ch. 1, 10.
(2) Never Let Them See You Cry: More From Miami, America's Hottest Beat. 1992. Rpt. New York City: Berkeley Books, 1993: Ch. 5.
ii. Other
Allman, T.D. Miami: City of the Future. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987: Ch. 1, 3.
Chepesiuk, Ron. Gangsters of Miami: True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hit Men, Con Men and Gang Bangers From the Magic City. Fort Lee, N.J.: Barricade Books, 2010: Ch. 9.
Eddy, Paul et al. The Cocaine Wars. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1988: Ch. 5-6, 13-15.
Farzad, Roben. Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami. New York City: New American Library, 2017: Ch. 1, 4-32.
Goddard, Donald. The Insider: The FBI's Undercover “Wiseguy” Goes Public. New York City: Pocket Books, 1992: Ch. 10-12.
Leonard. LaBrava. New York City: Arbor House, 1983.
c. Drugs
Bowden, Mark. Doctor Dealer, rev. ed. New York City: Grove Press, 2001: Ch. 5-6.
Denton, Sally. The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder, rev. ed. Lincoln, Neb.: iUniverse Star, 2001: Ch. 12-14.
Goddard, Ch. 13.
Eddy, Ch. 19.
Gray, Mike. Drug Crazy: How We Got Into This Mess and How We Can Get Out. 1998. Rpt. New York City: Routledge, 2000: Ch. 6.
Mermelstein, Max, Robin Moore, and Richard Smitten. Inside the Cocaine Cartel. 1990. Rpt. New York City: S.P.I. Books, 1994: Ch. 1-4.
Shannon, Elaine. Desperados: Latin Drug Lords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can't Win, rev. ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 1989: Ch. 6, 8.
d. Los Angeles
Cannell, Stephen J. The Prostitutes' Ball. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2010: Ch. 23, 29, 36.
Parker, Robert B. A Savage Place. New York City: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1981.
e. Others
Burrough, Bryan. Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. New York City: Penguin Press, 2015: Ch. 21.
Collins, Max Allan. Quarry's Ex. London: Hard Case Crime, 2011: Ch. 1, 3-12.
Fearon, Peter. Hamptons Babylon: Life Among the Super-Rich on America's Riviera. Secaucus, N.J.: Birch Lane Press, 1998: Ch. 8.
Friedman, Robert I. Red Mafiya: How the Russian Mob Has Invaded America. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2000: Ch. 8.
Garfield, Brian. Necessity. New York Cty: St. Martin's/Marek, 1984.
Goddard, Ch. 14-15.
Herzog, Arthur. Vesco: From Wall Street to Castro's Cuba: The Rise, Fall, and Exile of the King of White Collar Crime. 1987. Rpt. New York City: Authors Choice, 2003: Ch. 36.
Kwitny, Jonathan. The Crimes of Patriots: A True Tale of Dope, Dirty Money, and the CIA, corr. ed. New York City: Touchstone, 1988: Ch. Ch. 25.
Lehr, Dick, and Gerard O'Neill. Black Mass: The Irish Mob, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2015: Ch. 6-7, 9, 12.
4. Europe
a. The United Kingdom
Beckett, Francis, and David Hencke, The Blairs and Their Court, rev. ed. London: Aurum, 2004: Ch. 5.
Caryl, Christian. Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century. New York City: Basic Books, 2013: Ch. 12, 14, 23.
Moorcock, Michael. King of the City. New York City: William Morrow, 2000: Ch. 13-16.
Westlake, Donald E. Kahawa, rev. ed. Rpt. New York City: Mysterious Press, 1995: Ch. 8, 19.
b. Italy
Clarridge, Duane R., and Digby Diehl. A Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIA. New York City: Scribner, 1997: Ch. 10.
Day, Michael. Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall From Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015: Ch. 3.
H. Hill & Russo, Ch. 13.
c. The Eastern Bloc
Aksyonov, Vassily. Island of Crimea. 1981. Trans. Michael W. Heim. New York City: Random House, 1983.
Caryl, Ch. 15, 20.
Wyden, Peter. Wall: The Inside Story of Divided Berlin. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1989: Ch. 41, 48, 50-51, 55-56.
5. The Third World
a. Central Asia
Coll, Steve. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, rev. ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 2005: Ch. 3.
Margolis, Eric S. War at the Top of the World: The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Tibet., rev. ed. New York City: Routledge, 2002: Ch. 21.
b. West Asia
Ball, George W., and Douglas B. Ball. The Passionate Attachment: America's Involvement With Israel, 1947 to the Present. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1992:  Ch. 14.
Ben-Menashe, Ari. Profits of War: Inside the Secret U.S.-Israeli Arms Network. New York City: Sheridan Square Press, 1992: Ch. 5-6.
Green, Stephen. Living by the Sword: American and Israel in the Middle East 1968-1987. London: Faber and Faber, 1988: Ch. 9-10.
Hersh, Seymour M. The Samson Option: Israel 's Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 1993: Ch. 7.
Kinzer, Stephen. Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America’s Future, rev. ed. New York City: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011: Ch. 5.
Ostrovsky, Victor, and Claire Hoy. By Way of Deception, rev. ed. New York City: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1991: Ch. 1.
Unger, Craig. House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties, rev. ed. New York City: Scribner, 2004: Ch. 6.
c. Latin America
Garvin, Glenn. Everybody Had His Own Gringo: The CIA and the Contras. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's (U.S.), 1992: Ch. 3.
Perkins, John. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, 2nd rev. ed. Oakland, Calif.: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016: Ch. 26-27.
Vargas Llosa, Mario. The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta. 1984. Trans. Alfred Mac Adam. New York City: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1986.
c. Africa
Perkins, Ch. 35.
Updike, John. The Coup. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
Westlake, Kahawa, Ch. 2-3, 5-7, 9-18, 20-76.
d. Elsewhere
Jacboson, Sid, and Ernie Colón. The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York City: Hill and Wang, 2006: Ch. 2.
Scott, Janny. A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother. New York City: Riverhead Books, 2011: Ch. 8.
6. Business
a. The Computer Industry
Kidder, Tracy. The Soul of a New Machine, rev. ed. New York City: The Modern Library, 1997: Ch. 2-16, Epilogue.
Cringely, Robert X. [Mark Stephens] Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date, rev. ed. New York City: HarperBusiness, 1996: Ch. 4, 6-10, 13-14.
Isaacson, Walter. Steve Jobs, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2013: Ch. 8-14.
Segaller, Stephen. Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet, rev. ed. New York City: TV Books, 1999: Ch. 8-10, 13.
b. Finance
Levine, Dennis B., and William Hoffer. Inside Out: An Insider's Account of Wall Street. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991: Ch. 8.
Sterngold, James. Burning Down the House: How Greed, Deceit, and Bitter Revenge Desroyed E.F. Hutton. New York City: Summit Books, 1990: Ch. 6.
c. Other

Barrett, Paul M. Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, rev. ed. New York City: Broadway Books, 2013: Ch. 2.
Caryl, Ch. 18, 24.
Leamer, Laurence. King of the Night: The Life of Johnny Carson, rev. ed. New York City: Avon Books, 2005: Ch. 17.
Petzinger, Thomas Jr. Oil & Honor: The Texaco-Pennzoil Wars. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987: Ch. 5.
Westlake, Kahawa, Ch. 1, 4.
7. Milton Friedman
a. Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History. New York City: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992: Ch. 9.
b. Free to Chose: A Personal Statement, rev. ed. Orlando, Fla.: Harvest/Harcourt, 1990.
8. The Marxists
Agee, Philip. On the Run. 1987. Rpt. London: Bloomsbury, 1988: Ch.14-15.
Andrew, Christopher M., and Vasili Mitrokhin, The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB. New York City: Basic Books, 1999: Ch. 30.
Huddy, John. Storming Las Vegas: How a Cuban-Born, Soviet-Trained Took Down the Strip to the Tune of Five World-Class Hotels, Three Armored Cars, and Millions of Dollars. New York City: Ballantine Books, 2008: Ch. 7-9.
Klein, Aaron, and Brenda J. Elliott. The Manchurian President. Washington, D.C.: WND Books, 2010: Ch. 11.
Kolakowski, Leszek. Main Currents of Marxism: Its Rise, Growth and Dissolution, rev. ed. Trans. P.S. Falla. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2005: Epilogue.
Kristeva, Julia. The Samurai. 1990. Trans. Barbara Bray. New York City: Columbia UP, 1992: Ch. 17-18, 20.
9. Soviet Expatriates
Limonov, Edward [Eduard Veniaminovich Savenko]. His Butler's Story. Trans. Judson Rosengrant. New York City: Grove Press, 1987.
Polovchak, Walter, and Kevin Klose. Freedom's Child: A Courageous Teenager's Story of Fleeing His Parents — and the Soviet Union — to Live in America. New York City: Random House, 1988: Ch. 1, 4-8, 10-18.
10. Barack Hussein Obama Jr.
Obama, Barack. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2004: Ch. 5-7.
Sailer, Steve. America's Half-Blood Prince: Barack Obama's Story of Race and Inheritance. Washington, Conn.: VDARE Foundation, 2008: Ch. 6.
11. Espionage
Gardner, John. License Renewed. 1981. Rpt. London: Orion, 2012.
B. Garfield. Checkpoint Charlie. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1981.
Webb, Gary. Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion. New York City: Seven Stories Press, 1998: Ch. 8.
Wise, David. The Spy Who Got Away: The Inside Story of the CIA Agent Who Betrayed His Country. 1988. Rpt. London: Fontana, 1989: Ch. 4.
12. Banco Ambrosiano
Epstein, Edward Jay. The Annals of Unsolved Crime. New York City: Melville House, 2013: Ch. 8.
Tosches, Nick. Power on Earth. New York City: Arbor House, 1986: Ch. 11.
13. E. Michael Jones
a. Degenerate Moderns: Modernity As Rationalized Sexual Misbehavior. San Francisco: Ignatius, 1993: Ch. 8.
b. Libido Dominandi: Sexual Liberation and Political Control. South Bend, Ind.: St. Augustine's Press, 2000: Pt. 3, Ch. 19.
14. Joyce Carol Oates
a. Sourland: Stories. New York City: Ecco, 2010: Pt. 1.
b. Black Dahlia and White Rose. New York City: Ecco, 2012: Pt. 2.
15. Laird Wilcox
a. American Extremists: Militias, Supremacists, Klansmen, Communists and Others, rev. ed. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1996: Ch. 11-15.
b. Crying Wolf: Hate Crime Hoaxes in America, 2nd rev. ed. Olathe, Kan.: Laird Wilcox, 1996: Ch. 5.
16. Others
Allman, Ch. 2.
Andersen, Christopher P. Bill and Hillary: The Marriage. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1999: Ch. 5.
Baker, Nicholson. The Mezzanine. New York City: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988.
Bartley, Robert L. The Seven Fat Years — and How to Do It Again, rev. ed. New York City: The Free Press, 1995: Ch. 3-8.
Belfort, Jordan. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street. New York City: Bantam Books, 2009: Ch. 6-7.
Caryl, Ch. 13.
Celant, Germano et al. Giorgio Armani. New York City: Guggenheim Museum, 2000.
M.A. Collins. Scratch Fever, rev. ed. Drums, Pa.: Perfect Crimes Books, 2012.
Crile, George. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Covert Operation That Changed the History of Our Times. 2003. Rpt. London: Atlantic Books, 2007: Ch. 6.
Draper, Robert. Rolling Stone Magazine: The Uncensored History. New York City: Doubleday, 1990: Pts. 3-4.
Goad, Jim. Shit Magnet: One Man's Miraculous Ability to Absorb the World's Guilt. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2002: Ch. 4-5.
Hornby, Nick. High Fidelity. New York City: Riverhead Books, 1995.
Huddy, Ch. 10.
Johnson, Paul. Modern Times: The World From the '20s to the '80s, 1st ed. New York City: Harper & Row, 1983: Ch. 20.
Kessler, Ronald. The Richest Man in the World: The Story of Adnan Khashoggi, rev. ed. New York City: Warner Books, 1988: Ch. 13.
Kiedis & Sloman, Ch. 4.
Kostelanetz, Ch. 38.
Ledeen, Michael. Freedom Betrayed: How America Led a Global Democratic Revolution, Won the Cold War, and Walked Away. Washington, D.C.: The AEI Press, 1996: Ch. 3.
Lethem, Jonathan. The Fortress of Solitude. 2003. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2004: Pt. 1, Ch. 14-18.
Nocera, Joseph. A Piece of the Action: How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1994: Ch. 10-12.
Pedersen, Laura. Buffalo Gal: A Memoir. Golden, Colo.: Fulcrum, 2008: Ch. 22-33.
Peikoff, Leonard. The Ominous Parallels: The End of Freedom in America. New York City: Stein and Day, 1982: Ch. 6, 14.
Retro Hell: Life in the '70s and '80s, From Afros to Zotz. Ed. Darby Romeo. Boston: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown & Co., 1997.
Roberts, Paul Craig, and Lawrence M. Stratton. The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Bureaucrats are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2008: Ch. 5.
Schulman, Bruce J. The Seventies: The Great Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics. New York City: The Free Press, 2001: Ch. 8.
Schulman, J. Neil. Alongside Night, 2nd rev. ed. Pahrump, Nev.: Pulpless.com, 1999.
Shabazz, Jamel. A Time Before Crack. New York City: powerHouse Books, 2005.
Silverman, Chip. Diner Guys. New York City: Birch Lane Press, 1989: Ch. 7.
Simpson, John. Strange Places, Questionable People. London: Macmillan, 1998: Ch. 10.
Stillman, Whit. The Last Days of Disco, With Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards. New York City: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2000: Ch. 1-26.
Theodoracopulos, Taki. Princes, Playboys, and High-Class Tarts. Princeton, N.J.: Karz-Cohl Publishing, 1984.
The Andy Warhol Diaries, 2nd rev. ed. Ed. Pat Hackett. New York City: Twelve Books, 2014.
Williamson, Chilton Jr. Roughnecking It. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1982.
Zito, Chuck, and Layden. Street Justice. New York City: St. Martin’s Press, 2002: Ch. 12-14.

B. The Big '80s

1. The World of Wealth
a. The Bush Dynasty
i. Poppy

R.B. Cramer, Ch. 1, 9, 50-52, 80, 108, 110, 116, 126-127, 130, Epilogue.
Kessler. In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect, rev. ed. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2010: Ch. 17.
Sutton, Antony C. Two Faces of George Bush. Dresden, N.Y.: Wiswell Ruffin House, 1988: Ch. 9-10.
ii. Dubya
Chernus, Ira. Monsters To Destroy: The Neoconservative War on Terror and Sin. Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm Publishers, 2006: Ch. 3-4.
Minutaglio, Bill. First Son: George W. Bush and the Bush Family Dynasty, rev. ed. New York City:  Three Rivers Press, 2001: Ch. 12.
iii. Others
Anderson, Jack, and Daryl Gibson. Peace, War, and Politics: An Eyewitness Account. New York City: Forge/Tom Doherty Associates, 1999:  Ch. 26.
Baker, Russ. Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America's Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years, corr. ed. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2009: Ch. 17, 19.
Bowen, Ch. 8.
Bryce, Robert. Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enron, rev. ed. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2003: Ch. 12.
Kelley, Kitty. The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty, rev. ed. New York City: Anchor Books, 2005: Ch. 20.
Pizzo, Stephen, Mary Fricker, and Paul Muolo. Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, rev. ed. New York City: HarperPerennial, 1991: Ch. 28.
Unger, Ch. 10.
b. Enron
Bryce, Pipe Dreams, Ch. 4, 6, 8.
Corn, David. The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2004: Ch. 11.
McLean, Bethany, and Peter Elkind. The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Portfolio Trade, 2013: Ch. 2-4.
c. The Computer Industry
Battelle, John. The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture, rev. ed. New York City: Portfolio, 2006: Ch. 5.
Ceruzzi, Paul E. A History of Modern Computing, rev. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2003: Ch. 9.
Cringely, Ch. 11.
Freiberger, Paul, and Michael Swaine. Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer, rev. ed. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1999: Ch. 9-10.
Isaacson, Ch. 15-19.
Segaller, Ch. 11.
d. Wheeling and Dealing
i. Wall Street
(1) Dennis Levine
Frantz, Douglas. Levine & Co.: Wall Street's Insider Trading Scandal. 1987. Rpt. New York City: Avon Books, 1988: Ch. 6-15.
D.B. Levine & Hoffer, Ch. 9-12.
(2) Drexel Burnham Lambert
Bruck, Connie. The Predators' Ball: The Inside Stoy of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders, rev ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 1989: Ch. 5-14.
D.B. Levine & Hoffer, Ch. 13-19, 26.
(3) William D. Cohan
(a) House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street, rev. ed. New York City: Anchor Books, 2010: Ch. 19, 20.
(b) Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World. 2011. Rpt. New York City: Anchor Books, 2012: Ch. 9-10, 12-1.
(4) Other
Authers, John. The Fearful Rise of Markets: Gobal Bubbles, Synchronized Meltdowns, and How to Prevent Them in the Future. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: FT Press, 2010: Ch. 6, 8.
Belfort, Catching the Wolf of Wall Street, Ch. 8, 11-12, 14.
Bloomberg, Michael, and Matthew Winkler. Bloomberg by Bloomberg. New York City: John Wiley & Sons, 1997: Ch. 1, 3.
Brooks, John. The Takeover Game: The Men, the Moves, and the Wall Street Money Behind Today's Nationwide Merger Wars. 1987. Rpt. Washington, D.C.: Beard Books, 1999: Ch. 3, 5, 7-8.
Cramer, James J. Confessions of a Street Addict. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2002: Ch. 2-3.
Chernow, Ron. The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Grove Press, 2010: Ch. 33-36.
Dunbar, Nicholas. Inventing Money: The Story of Long-Term Capital Management and the Legends Behind It. Chichester, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons, 2000: Ch. 5.
Green, Joshua. Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency. New York City: Penguin Press, 2017: Ch. 4.
Hoover, Thomas. The Samurai Strategy. New York City: Bantam Books, 1988.
Kranish, Michael, and Scott Helman. The Real Romney, rev. ed. New York City: Harper, 2012: Ch. 6.
Lewis, Michael. Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, rev. ed. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2014.
Patterson, Scott. Dark Pools: The Rise of the Machine Traders and the Rigging of the U.S. Stock Market, rev. ed. New York City: Crown Business, 2013: Ch. 5-6.
Pedersen, Ch. 34.
Petzinger, Ch. 6 -17, 25-28.
Smith, Roy C. The Money Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Great Buyout Boom of the 1980s. 1990. Rpt. Washington, D.C.: BeardBooks, 2000: Ch. 4-6, 9-10.
Sterngold, Ch. 1, 7-24.
Stewart, James B. Den of Thieves, rev. ed. New York City: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, 1992: Ch. 4-8.
Stockman. The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2013: Ch. 15, 17, 19, 27-28.
Taylor, John. Storming the Magic Kingdom: Wall Street, the Raiders, and the Battle for Disney. 1987. Rpt. New York City: Balleintine Books, 1988.
ii. Las Vegas
Smith, John L. Sharks in the Desert: The Founding Fathers and Current Kings of Las Vegas. Fort Lee, N.J.: Barricade Books, 2005: Ch. 29.
Moldea, Dan E. Interference: How Organized Crime Influences Professional Football, rev. ed. New York City: Open Road Integrated Media, 2014: Ch. 47.
iii. Savings & Loans
Adams, James Ring. The Big Fix: Inside the S&L Scandal, rev. ed. New York City: John Wiley & Sons, 1991: Ch. 1.
Barth, James R. The Great Savings and Loan Debacle. Washington, D.C. The AEI Press, 1991: Ch. 1, 3.
O'Shea, James. The Daisy Chain: How Borrowed Billions Sank a Texas S&L. New York City: Pocket Books, 1991: Ch. 6, 8, 10, 13-15, 18.
Pizzo, Stephen, Mary Fricker, and Paul Muolo. Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, rev. ed. New York City: HarperPerennial, 1991: Ch. 1, 4-7, 10-11, 15, 21-22, 27.
iv. Law Firms
Eisler, Kim Isaac. Shark Tank: Greed, Politics, and the Collapse of Finley Kumble, One of America's Largest Law Firms. 1990. Rpt. New York City: Plume, 1991: Ch. 11, 13-14, 17.
Lisagor, Nancy, and Frank Lipsius. A Law Unto Itself: The Untold Story of the Law Firm Sullivan & Cromwell. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1988: Ch. 17-19.
Thomas, Evan. The Man to See: Edward Bennett Williams: Ultimate Insider; Legendary Trial Lawyer. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Touchstone/Simon and Schuster, 1992: Ch. 1, 41.
v. Donald J. Trump et al.
Trump, Donald J., and Tony Schwartz. Trump: The Art of the Deal. 1987. Rpt. New York City: Ballentine Books, 2004: Ch. 1, 10-14.
Trump, and Charles Leerhsen. Trump: Surviving at the Top. New York City: Random House, 1990: Ch. 4, 6-10.
Trump, and Kate Bohner. Trump: The Art of the Comeback. New York City: Times Books/Random House, 1997.
vi. Other
Auerbach, Robert D. Deception and Abuse at the Fed: Henry B. Gonzalez Battles Alan Greenspan’s Bank. Austin, Texas: U of Texas P, 2008: Ch. 4-5.
Bartholomew, James. The Richest Man in the World: The Sultan of Brunei. 1989. Rpt. Harmondsworth, U.K.: Penguin, 1990: Ch. 1, 5, 7, 11-12, 16, 19.
Burrough, and John Helyar. Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Collins Business, 2008: Ch. 3-4, 6-18.
Duncan, Richard. The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures, rev. ed. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons (Asia), 2005: Ch. 2, 5, 8.
Epstein. The Rise and Fall of Diamonds: The Shattering of a Brilliant Illusion. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1982: Ch. 23.
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report: Final Report of the National Commission on the Causes of the Financial and Economic Crisis in the United States. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2011: Ch. 5, 8.
Gross, Michael. House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World’s Most Powerful Address. New York City: Atria Books, 2014: Pt. 9.
Issenberg, Sasha. The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy. New York City: Gotham Books, 2007: Ch. 11.
Klarman, Seth A. Margin of Safety: Risk-Adverse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor. 1991. Rpt. Washington, D.C.: BeardBooks, 2001: Ch. 4.
Maggin, Donald L. Bankers, Builders, Knaves, and Thieves: The $300 Million Scam at ESM. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1989: Ch. 6-7.
McInerney, Jay. Brightness Falls. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992: Ch. 1, 3, 5, 13-14, 16-19, 21-22, 24, 26, 28-31, 33-34, 36, 38-39, 43-44.
Pinkerton, Stewart. The Fall of the House of Forbes: The Inside Story of the Collapse of a Media Empire. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2011: Ch. 3, 6, 19, 27.
Schulman, Daniel. Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America’s Most Powerful and Private Dynasty. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2014: Ch. 8, 10, 15.
Smiley, Jane. Good Faith. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
Stockman, Great Deformation, Ch. 29.
Tuccille, Jerome. Alan Shrugged: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, the World’s Most Powerful Banker. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2002: Ch. 20.
Tucker, Jeffrey. Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010: Ch. 63.
Vuic, Jason. The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History. New York City: Hill and Wang, 2010: Ch. 4, 7-11.
e. The Backlash
i. The Drexel Burnham Prosecution
Bruck, Ch. 15-17.
Fischel, Daniel R. Payback: The Conspiracy to Destroy Michael Milken and His Revolution. New York City: HarperBusiness, 1995.
D.B. Levine & Hoffer, Ch. 36-37.
Stewart, Den of Thieves, Ch. 14.
ii. The Savings & Loan Crisis

J.R. Adams, Ch. 3, 9, 11, 13, 15.
O'Shea, Ch. 21-24.
Pizzo, Fricker & Muolo, Ch. 8, 12, 24, 29.
ii. Levine
Frantz, Ch. 16-22.
D.B. Levine & Hoffer, Ch. 1-3, 20-25, 27-33.
iv. Other

Anderson, William L., and Candice E. Jackson. "It's the Economy, Stupid: Rudy Giuliani, the Wall Street Prosecutions, and the Recession of 1990-91." Journal of Libertarian Studies Fall 2005: 19-36.
Borman, Frank, and Robert J. Serling. Countdown: An Autobiography. New York City: Silver Arrow Books/William Morrow, 1988: Ch. 22-24.
Brooks, Ch. 11-12.
Cohan, House of Cards, Ch. 18.
Eisler, Shark Tank, Ch. 19-20.
Maggin, Ch. 1, 8-14.
Nocera, Ch. 17.
Stewart, Den of Thieves, Ch. 9-13, 15.
Vuic, Ch. 12-16.
f. Armorers
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 3-5, 8.
Doherty, Brian. Gun Control on Trial: Inside the Supreme Court Battle Over the Second Amendment. Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2008: Ch. 4.
g. Transportation
Cudahy, Brian J. Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World. New York City: Fordham UP, 2006: Ch. 6.
Rose, Mark H., Bruce E. Seely, and Paul F. Barrett. The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines, and American Public Policy in the Twentieth Century. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State UP, 2006: Ch. 9.
h. Other
Brewton, Pete. The Mafia, CIA, and George Bush. New York City: S.P.I. Books, 1992: Ch. 5.
Byron, Christopher. Testosterone Inc.: Tales of CEOs Gone Wild. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004: Ch. 10-11, 13-14, 21, 24.
Forden, Sara Gay. House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour and Greed. 2000. Rpt. New York City: HarperCollins World, 2002: Ch. 6-9.
Goldratt, Eliyahu M., Jeff Cox, and David Whitford. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, 4th rev. ed. Great Barrington, Mass.: North River Press, 2012.
Grant, George. The Dispossessed: Homelessness in America. Fort Worth, Texas: Dominion Press, 1986: Ch. 1-2.
Greenfield, Lauren. Generation Wealth. London: Phaidon Press, 2017.
Kessler, The Richest Man in the World, Ch. 1, 14.
Klein, Edward. The Kennedy Curse: Why America's First Family Has Been Haunted by Tragedy for 150 Years. New York City: St. Martin's, 2003: Ch. 7.
Lee, Stan [Stanley Martin Lieber], and George Mair. Excelsior!: The Amazing Life of Stan Lee. New York City: Fireside, 2002: Ch. 19.
Martin, Clancy. How to Sell. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
Nocera, Ch. 13-16.
J. Oppenheimer. Crazy Rich: Power, Scandal, and Tragedy Inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2013: Ch. 26.
Perkins, Ch. 27-28.
Robertson, David C., and Bill Breen. Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry. New York City: Crown Business, 2013: Ch. 2.
Rosenbaum, Ron. Manhattan Passions: True Tales of Power, Wealth, and Excess. New York City: Beech Tree Books/William Morrow, 1987.
Salerno, Joseph T. Money, Sound and Unsound. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010: Ch. 18.
Salter, James [James A. Horowitz]. Dusk and Other Stories. 1988. Rpt. London: Picador, 1994.
E. Thomas, The Man to See, Ch. 34, 38, 43-44.
2. The Reagan Administration
a. Reaganomics

Bartlett, Bruce R. Reaganomics: Supply-Side Economics in Action, rev. ed. New York City: Quill, 1982: Ch. 1-6, 18, Appendix G.
Niskanen, Ch. 2-5, 7-8, 10.
Tuccille, Ch. 17-19, 21-24.
Weaver, Paul H. The Suicidal Corporation: How Big Business Fails America. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1988: Ch. 17.
b. Foreign Affairs
i. Central America

Cannon, President Reagan, Ch. 14.
Clarridge & Diehl, Ch. 11-12, 15.
Fitzgerald, A. Ernest. The Pentagonists: An Insider’s View of Waste, Mismanagement, and Fraud in Defense Spending. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989: Appendix C.
Garvin, Ch. 10, 14, 16.
Haig [McCarry]. Caveat: Realism, Reagan, and Foreign Policy. New York City: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1984: Ch. 7.
McClintock, Michael. Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counter-Terrorism, 1940-1990. New York City: Pantheon Books, 1992: Ch. 17.
Menges, Constantine Christopher. Inside the National Security Council: The True Story of the Making and Unmaking of Reagan's Foreign Policy. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1988: Ch. 3-6, 11.
Parry, Robert. Fooling America: How Washington Insiders Twist the Truth and Manufacture the Conventional Wisdom. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1992: Ch. 5, 10-13.
Quigley, John. The Ruses for War: American Interventionism Since World War II, rev. ed. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2007: Ch. 20-21.
Rodriguez, Felix I., and John Weisman. Shadow Warrior. 1989. Rpt. New York City: Pocket Books, 1990: Ch. 19.
Terrell, Jack, and Ron Martz. Disposable Patriot: Revelations of a Soldier in America's Secret Wars. Washington, D.C.: National Press Books, 1992: Ch. 1-15, 20.
ii. Grenada
Kwitny. Endless Enemies: The Making of an Unfriendly World, corr. ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 1986: Postscript.
Menges, Ch. 2.
Quigley, Ch. 23-25.
iii. Iran-Contra
(1) Primary Sources

Taking the Stand: The Testimony of Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North. New York City: Pocket Books, 1987.
The Tower Commission Report: The Full Text of the President's Special Review Board. New York City: Bantam Books/Times Books, 1987.
(2) Other
Ben-Menashe, Ch. 7, 10-12, 20.
Burton, Fred. Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent. New York City: Random House, 2008: Ch. 12-13.
Cannon, President Reagan, Ch. 19-20.
Clarridge & Diehl, Ch. 18, 22-24.
R.B. Cramer, Ch. 6.
DeYoung, Karen. Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell. 2006. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2007: Ch. 9.
Epstein. Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1989: Ch. 14.
Evans-Pritchard, Ambrose. The Secret Life of Bill Clinton: The Unreported Stories. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 1997: Ch. 20-21.
Garvin, Ch. 12.
Gewirtz, David. Where Have All the Emails Gone? Palm Bay, Fla.: Zatz, 2007: Ch. 2.
Harris, Shane. The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2010: Ch. 4.
Hayward, Vol. II, Ch. 6, 11.
Jackley, John L. Hill Rat: Blowing the Lid Off Congress. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway, 1992: Ch. 8-9, Appendix 3-5, 7.
Kessler, The Richest Man in the World, Ch. 15.
Livingstone, David. Black Terror, White Soldiers: Islam, Fascism and the New Age. Scotts Valley, Calif.: Sabilillah Publicatons, 2013: Ch. 29.
Mann. The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan: A History of the End of the Cold War. New York City: Viking, 2009: Pt. 3, Ch. 4.
Marshall, Jonathan, and Peter Dale Scott. Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America, 2nd rev. ed. Berkeley, Calif: U of California P, 1998: Ch. 1, 6-11.
Martin, David C., and John Walcott. Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America's War Against Terrorism. New York City: Harper & Row Publishers, 1988: Ch. 11.
De Marenches, Count Alexandre, and David A. Andelman. The Fourth World War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1992: Ch. 1.
McClintock, Ch. 14-16, 18.
Menges, Ch. 7, 12-13.
Novak, Robert D. The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in Washington. New York City: Crown Forum, 2007: Ch. 34.
Parry, Ch. 14-16.
Persico, Ch. 1, 28, 33-35.
Polovchak & Klose, Ch. 19.
Prados, John. Safe for Democracy: The Secret Wars of the CIA, 3rd rev. ed. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2006: Ch. 21-22.
Raviv, Dan, and Yossi Melman. Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel 's Intelligence Community, rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991: Ch. 15.
Regan, Donald T. For the Record: From Wall Street to Washington, rev. ed. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1989: Ch. 2-5, 18-19.
Rizzo, John. Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA. New York City: Scribner, 2014: Ch. 5-7.
Rodriguez & Weisman, Ch. 16-18.
Segev, Samuel. The Iranian Triangle: The Untold Story of Israel's Role in the Iran-Contra Affair. Trans. Haim Watzman. New York City: Free Press, 1988: Ch. 6-11.
Terrell & Martz, Ch. 16-18.
Tyler, Patrick. A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East — From the Cold War to the War on Terror. New York City: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009: Ch. 8.
Ventura, Jesse [James George Janos], and Dick Russell. American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us, rev. ed. New York City: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011: Ch. 10.
G. Webb, Ch. 5, 9-14, 17-21.
Weiner, Tim. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA, rev. ed. New York City: Anchor Books, 2008: Ch. 41.
iv. The Mideast
Bacevich, Andrew J. America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History. New York City: Random House, 2016: Ch. 3-6.
G.W. Ball & D.W. Ball, Ch. 6-7.
Bovard, James. Terrorism and Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice and Peace to Rid the World of Evil, rev. ed. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004: Ch. 2.
Burton, Ch. 7-8, 10-11, 14, 16.
Friedman, Thomas L. From Beirut to Jerusalem, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Anchor Books, 1995: Ch. 8.
Haig, Caveat, Ch. 9, 15.
S. Harris, Ch. 1, 3.
D.C. Martin & Walcott, Ch. 2-4, 10.
v. Elsewhere
Buckley, The Reagan I Knew, Ch. 18.
Cannon, President Reagan, 16, 21.
Clarridge & Diehl, Ch. 14.
Colodny, Len, and Tom Shachtman. The Forty Years War: The Rise and Fall of the Neocons, From Nixon to Obama. New York City: Harper, 2009: Ch. 22-23.
S. Green, Ch. 11.
Haig, Caveat, Ch. 1-6, 10-14.
Halper, Stefan, and Jonathan Clarke. America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge UP, 2004: Ch. 5.
Havill, Adrian. Deep Truth: The Lives of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Secaucus, N.J.:  Birch Lane Press, 1993: Ch. 17, Appendix B.
Hayward, Vol. II, Ch. 3.
D.E. Hoffman, Ch. 2-3, 7, 10-12.
P. Jenkins, Ch. 8.
Karnow, Stanley. In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines. 1989. Rpt. New York City: Ballentine Books, 1990: Ch. 1, 15.
Mamdani, Mahmood. Saviours and Survivors: Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror. Cape Town, South Africa: HSRC Press, 2009: Ch. 7.
Mann, Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, Pt. 1, Ch. 1, 4-9; Pt. 2, Ch. 1, 3-8; Pt. 3, Ch. 1-2, 5-13, 15; Pt. 4, Ch. 1-8.
Marshall, Peter Dale Scott, and Jane Hunter. The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era. Boston: South End Press, 1987: Ch. 2.
Menges, Ch. 8-10.
Nelson, Craig. The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era. New York City: Scribner, 2014: Ch. 15.
Nitze, Paul H., Ann M. Smith, and Steven L. Rearden. From Hiroshima to Glastnost: At the Center of Decision — a Memoir. New York City: Grove Weidenfeld, 1989: Ch. 19-22.
Prados. Keepers of the Keys: A History of the National Security Council from Truman to Bush. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1991: Pt. 8.
Regan, Ch. 15, 17.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 13-14, 16-17, 20-23.
c. The Assasination Attempt
Kessler. In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 15.
Haig, Caveat, Ch. 8.
Regan, Ch. 9.
Wilber, Del Quentin. Rawhide Down: The Near Assasination of President Reagan. New York City: Henry Holt and Co., 2011.
d. Other
Anderson, Martin. Revolution: The Reagan Legacy, rev. ed. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 1990.
Buckley, The Reagan I Knew, Ch. 15-16, 19.
Bushkin, Henry. Johnny Carson. Boston: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013: Ch. 9.
Cannon, President Reagan, Ch. 1-2, 5, 7, 9-10, 12, 17-18, 22.
Cousins, Norman. The Pathology of Power. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1987: Ch. 10-11.
Donaldson, Sam. Hold on, Mr. President!, rev. ed. New York City: Fawcett Crest, 1988: Ch. 1, 6.
T.B. Edsall & M.D. Edsall, Ch. 9-10.
Hayward, Vol. II, Ch. 2, 4-5, 7-10, 12-13.
Kelley, Ch. 21.
Kessler, In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 12-13.
MacKenzie, John P. Absolute Power?: How the Unitary Executive Theory Is Undermining the Constitution. New York City: Century Foundation Press, 2008: Ch. 4-5.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 7-10.
Newman, Katherine S. Falling From Grace: Downward Mobility in the Age of Affluence, rev. ed. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 1999: Ch. 5.
Niskanen, Ch. 6, 9.
Nofziger, Ch. 10.
Noonan, Peggy. What I Saw at the Reagan Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era, rev. ed. New York City: Random House, 2010.
Novak, Ch. 30, 32.
Paul, Ron. End the Fed. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2009: Ch. 5.
Pizzo, Fricker & Muolo, Ch. 23, Appendix A.
Reagan, Ron. My Father at 100. New York City: Viking, 2011: Ch. 9.
Regan, Ch. 1, 8, 10-14, 16.
Schwab, Larry. The Illusion of a Conservative Reagan Revolution. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1991.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 12.
Smith, Hedrick. The Power Game: How Washington Works. 1988. Rpt. New York City: Ballentine Books, 1996: Ch. 1, 12-13.
Stockman, Triumph of Politics, Ch. 3-12.
Taraborrelli. Sinatra: Behind the Legend, rev. ed. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2015: Ch. 41.
Thomas, Kenn, and Jim Keith. The Octopus: Secret Government and Death of Danny Casolaro, rev. ed. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2004: Ch. 2-4, 9, 19.
Troy, Gil. Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton UP, 2005.
Woodward. Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1999: Pt. 3.
3. The Mideast
a. Israel
i. The Security Agencies
(1) The Pollard Affair
Blizter, Wolf. Territory of Lies: The Exclusive Story of Jonathan Jay Pollard: The American Who Spied on His Country for Israel and How He Was Betrayed. New York City: Harper & Row Publishers, 1989: Ch. 1, 5-14.
Rosenthal, Steven T. Irreconcilable Differences? The Waning of the American Jewish Love Affair with Israel. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis UP, 2001: Ch. 5.
(2) Melman & Raviv
(a) Every Spy a Prince, Ch. 13.
(b) Behind the Uprising, 14, 18-20.
(3) Other
Ben-Menashe, Ch. 14-19.
Black, Ian, and Benny Morris. Israel's Secret Wars: A History of Israel 's Intelligence Services, rev. ed. New York City: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992: Ch. 12-13.
Ostrovsky and Hoy, Ch. 2-8, 12, 15-16.
Thomas, Gordon. Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad, 6th rev. ed. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2015: Ch. 8-9, 15.
ii. The First Intifada
T.L. Friedman, Ch. 14-15.
Melman & Raviv, Behind the Uprising: Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians. New York City: Greenwood Press, 1989: Ch. 1.
Rosenthal, Ch. 6.
iii. Barry Chamish
(1) The Fall of Israel. Edinburgh, U.K.: Cannongate Publishers, 1992.
(2) The Stinger, Not the Stung: Israel's Not So Civil War. Raleigh, N.C.: Lulu Press, 2012: Ch. 3.
iv. Other
T.L. Friedman, Ch. 11-13.
Golan, Matti. The Road to Peace: A Biography of Simon Peres. Trans. Akiva Ron. New York City: Warner Books, 1989: Ch. 9-10, 12-14.
Hersh, Samson Option, Ch. 22.
Perlmutter, Amos. The Life and Times of Menachem Begin. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1987: Ch. 2, 36.
Sharon, Ariel [Ariel Scheinermann], and David Chanoff. Warrior: The Autobiography of Ariel Sharon, rev. ed. 1989. Rpt. New York City: Touchstone Books, 2001: Ch. 28.
b. Iraq
Allawi, Ali A. The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP, 2007: Ch. 2.
Friedman, Alan. Spider's Web: The Secret History of How the White House Illegally Armed Iraq. New York City: Bantam Books, 1993: Ch. 1-8.
Galbraith, Peter W., and Christopher Van Hollen Jr. Chemical Weapons Use in Kurdistan: Iraq's Final Offensive: A Staff Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1988.
Perkins, Ch. 31.
Wilson, Joseph C. IV. The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies That Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir. New York City: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004: Ch. 4.
c. Lebanon
i. Hezbollah

Cambanis, Thanassis. A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah's Legions and Their Endless War Against Israel. New York City: Free Press, 2010: Ch. 1.
Ehrenfeld, Rachel. Funding Evil: How Terrorism Is Financed – and How to Stop It, 2nd rev. ed. New Rochelle, N.Y.: MultiEducator, 2011: Ch. 4.
ii. Other
Folman, Ari, and David Polonsky. Waltz With Bashir: A Lebanon War Story. New York City: Metropolitan Books, 2008.
T.L. Friedman, Ch. 6-7, 9-10.
Glass, Charles. Tribes With Flags: A Journey Curtailed. 1990. Rpt. London: Picador, 1992: Ch. 17-28.
D.C. Martin & Walcott, Ch. 5-6, 8.
Reed, Eli, and Fouad Ajami. Beirut: City of Regrets. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1988.
Rosenthal, Ch. 4.
Sharon & Chanoff, Ch. 30-32.
d. Al-Qaeda
Burke, Jason. Al-Qaeda: Casting a Shadow of Terror. London: I.B. Tauris, 2003: Ch. 5.
Stern, Jessica, J.M. Berger, and Megan K. McBride. ISIS: The State of Terror. New York City: Ecco, 2015: Ch. 3.
Wright, Lawrence. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 2011: Ch. 6-9.
e. Robert Baer
i. See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2002: Ch. 6-10, 12
ii. Sleeping With the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2004: Ch. 8.
iii. The Devil We Know: Dealing With the New Iranian Superpower. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2008: Ch. 1-2, 10.
f. Others
Allawi, Ch. 23.
Cannon, President Reagan, Ch. 15.
Crile, Ch. 7, 10-12, 14-17, 19, 22, 24-25, 27-34.
Fiennes, Ranulph. Killer Elite, rev. ed. New York City: Ballantine Books, 2011: Ch. 44.
T.L. Friedman, Ch. 17.
Glass, Ch. 1-16.
S. Green, Ch. 13.
Hersh. Chain of Command: The Road From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2004: Pt. 2, Ch. 1.
Kulish, Simon, and Souad Mekhennet. The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim. New York City: Doubleday, 2014: Ch. 46.
D.C. Martin & Walcott, Ch. 7, 9.
Melman & Raviv, Ch. 12-13, 16.
Napoleoni, Loretta. Terror Incorporated: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Seven Stories Press, 2005: Ch. 6.
Parry, Ch. 7.
Posner, Steve. Israel Undercover: Secret Warfare and Hidden Diplomacy in the Middle East. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse UP, 1987: Ch. 23, 29.
Quigley, Ch. 22.
Tyler, Ch. 7.
Unger, Ch. 4.
4. The Marxists
a. The Soviet Union
i. Espionage
(1) The KGB

Andrew, and Oleg Gordievsky. KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations From Lenin to Gorbachev. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 1990: Ch. 15, Appendix C.
Earley, Pete. Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007: Ch. 5-8.
Epstein, Deception, Ch. 13.
(2) Other
"Suvorov, Viktor" [Vladimir Bogdanovich Rezun]. Inside Soviet Military Intelligence. New York City: Macmillan, 1984: Pt. 1, Ch. 1, 3-12; Pt. 2.
ii. The Chernobyl Disaster
Medvedev, Grigori. The Truth About Chernobyl, rev. ed. Trans. Evelyn Rossiter. New York City: Basic Books, 1991: Ch. 2-6.
Nelson, Ch. 14.
iii. Other
Epstein, Deception, Ch. 16.
D.E. Hoffman, Ch. 13.
Klebnikov, Paul. Godfather of the Kremlin: Boris Berzovsky and the Looting of Russia. New York City: Harcourt, 2000: Ch. 1-2.
Lucas, Edward. The New Cold War: The Future of Russia and the Threat to the West, rev. ed. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009: Ch. 1.
Palmer, Tom G. Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice. Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2009: Ch. 14.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 18.
Shelton, Judy. The Coming Soviet Crash: Gorbachev's Desperate Purusit of Credit in Western Financial Markets. New York City: The Free Press, 1989: Ch. 3, 7, 10.
Vaksberg, Arkady. The Soviet Mafia. Trans. John Roberts and Elizabeth Roberts. London: Weindenfeld and Nicolson, 1991: Ch. 4, 6-8, 10.
b. Other
Agee, Ch. 16.
Feigon, Lee. China Rising: The Meaning of Tiananmen. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1990: Ch. 4.
Garvin, Ch. 13.
Grant. Trial and Error: The American Civil Liberties Union and Its Impact on Your Family. 1989. Rpt. Franklin, Tenn.: Adroit Press, 1993: Ch. 1.
A. Klein & Elliott, Ch. 14.
Kristeva, Ch. 19, 21-24.
Mann, Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, Pt. 3, Ch. 14.
Nourzhanov, Kirill, and Christian Bleuer. Tajikistan: A Political and Social History. Canberra, A.C.T.: Australian National University E Press, 2013: Ch. 6.
Wyden, Ch. 57-59.
5. The Cold War
Bearden, Milt, and James Risen. The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown With the KGB. 2003. Rpt. New York City: Presidio Press/Ballentine Books, 2004: Pt. 1; Pt. 2, Ch. 1-12.
E.A. Fitzgerald, Ch. 10-17.
D.E. Hoffman, Ch. 9.
Kaplan, Fred M. The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2013: Ch. 4, 6.
Leebaert, Derek. The Fifty-Year Wound: The True Price of America's Cold War Victory. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2002: Ch. 10-11.
Mackenzie, Angus. Secrets: The CIA’s War at Home. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 1997: Ch. 10.
Prados. The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know. New York City: Oxford UP, 2015: Ch. 4.
Sanchez, Lt. Gen. Ricardo (ret.), and Donald T. Phillips. Wiser in Battle: A Soldier's Story. New York City: Harper, 2008: Ch. 3.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 19.
Spinney, Franklin C. Defense Power Games, rev. ed. Alexandria, Va.: Franklin C. Spinney, 1998: Ch. 4-5.
Sutton. The Best Enemy Money Can Buy. Billings, Mont.: Liberty House Press, 1986: Appendices H-I.
Van Oudenaren, John. Détente in Europe: The Soviet Union and the West Since 1953. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 1991: Ch. 10.
Wyden, Ch. 52-53.
6. Cocaine
a. McInerney

i. Story of My Life. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988.
ii. Brightness Falls, Ch. 23, 32, 35, 37, 40, 47.
b. Others
Bowden, Doctor Dealer, Ch. 8-13.
Carr, David. The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life. His Own. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2008: Ch. 1-2, 5, 9, 11-12, 14-29, 31, 35-36.
Chepesiuk, Ch. 11.
M.A. Collins. A Shroud for Aquarius. New York City: Walker and Co., 1985: Ch. 2-21.
Denton, Ch. 15-21.
Eddy, Ch. 7, 11, 21-22.
Farzad, Ch. 33-46.
Hernández, Anabel. Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers, rev. ed. Trans. Iain Bruce. London: Verso, 2014: Ch. 3, 5.
Huddy, Ch. 12.
Levine, Michael. Deep Cover: The Inside Story of How DEA Infighting, Incompetence, and Subterfuge Lost Us the Biggest Battle of the Drug War. 1990. Rpt. Lincoln, Neb.: iUniverse.com, 2000.
Marshall & P.D. Scott, Cocaine Politics, Ch. 6.
Mermelstein, R. Moore & Smitten, Ch. 5-17, 19-25.
Mustain & Capeci, Murder Machine, Ch. 22.
Crile, Ch. 9, 12.
Fontova, Humberto. Fidel: Hollywood's Favorite Tyrant. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2005: Ch. 4.
Gray, Ch. 7.
Gugliotta, Guy and Jeff Leen. Kings of Cocaine: Inside the Medellin Cartel — an Astonishing True Story of Murder, Money, and International Corruption. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1989: Ch. 6-14, 16-34.
Lethem, Pt. 3, Ch. 6-7, 9.
Moldea, Interference, Ch. 50.
Morris, Roger. Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America. New York City: John Macrae/Henry Holt and Co., 1996: Ch. 18.
Pelecanos, George P. The Sweet Forever. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1998.
Posner, Gerald L. Miami Babylon: Crime, Wealth, and Power -- a Dispatch From the Beach. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2009: Ch. 12.
Shannon, Ch. 1, 9-24.
Streatfeild, Dominic. Cocaine (An Unauthorized Biography). New York City: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2001: Ch. 13-17, 19.
G. Webb, Ch. 15-16.
7. The United Kingdom
Beckett & Hencke, Ch. 5-7.
Buruma, Ian. Anglomania: A European Love Affair. New York City: Random House, 1998: Ch. 15.
Fiennes, Ch. 28-35, 39-43.
Moorcock, Ch. 17-21.
Taki. Nothing to Declare: A Memoir. New York City: Morgan Entrekin/Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991.
G. Thomas, Ch. 14.
8. The United States
a. Greater New York City

Cea, Robert. No Lights, No Sirens: The Corruption and Redemption of an Inner City Cop. New York City: William Morrow, 2005.
Easton, Bret Ellis. American Psycho. New York City: Vintage Books, 1991.
Fearon, Ch. 13-14.
McInerney, Brightness Falls, Ch. 4, 6, 8, 10, 20, 25, 41, 46, 48.
New York Unbound: The City and the Politics of the Future. Ed. Peter D. Salins. New York City: Basil Blackwell, 1988: Ch. 8, 11.
Raban, Jonathan. Hunting Mister Heartbreak: A Discovery of America. 1990. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Depatures, 1998: Ch. 2.
Vaca, Nicolás C. The Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America. New York City: Rayo, 2004: Ch. 8.
Wolfe, Tom. The Bonfire of the Vanities. New York City: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987.
b. New England
Eisler. Revenge of the Pequots: How a Small Native American Tribe Created the World's Most Profitable Casino. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2001: Ch. 5-7, 9.
R.B. Parker. Crimson Joy. New York City: Delacorte Press, 1988.
Stanton, Mike. The Prince of Providence: The True Story of Buddy Cianci, America's Most Notorious Mayor, Some Wiseguys, and the Feds. New York City: Random House, 2003: Ch. 6-7.
c. Southern Florida
Allman, Ch. 15-16.
Chepesiuk, Ch. 14.
Eddy, Paul et al. The Cocaine Wars. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 1988: Ch. 16-18.
G.L. Posner, Miami Babylon, Ch. 11, 13-21.
Raban, Ch. 7.
Rieff, David. Going to Miami: Exiles, Tourists, and Refugees in the New America. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1987.
Willeford, Charles. The Way We Die Now. 1988. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2005.
9. Central Asia
a. Afghanistan
Coll, Ch. 8-9.
Ehrenfeld, Ch. 2.
b. Pakistan
Burton, Ch. 19-26.
Musharraf, Pervez. In the Line of Fire: A Memoir. New York City: Free Press, 2006: Ch. 9.
Riedel, Bruce. Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2011: Ch. 3.
c. Elsewhere

Margolis, Ch. 3-5.
Miniter, Richard. Mastermind: The Many Faces of the 9/11 Architect, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed. New York City: Sentinel, 2011: Ch. 3.
10. AIDS
Bowers, Scotty, and Lionel Friedberg. Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars. New York City: Grove Press, 2012: Ch. 29.
Fiennes, Ch. 45.
Fumento, Michael. The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway, 1993: Ch. 1-2, 4-12, 15-23.
Harmon, Sandra. Mafia Son: The Scarpa Mob Family, the FBI, and a Story of Betrayal. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2009: Ch. 18.
Jaki, Stanley L. The Only Chaos and Other Essays. Lanham, Md.: UP of America/Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1990: Ch 9.
J. Oppenheimer, Crazy Rich, Ch. 48.
Shilts, Randy. And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, rev. ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 1988: Ch. 6-59.
Von Hoffman, Nicholas. Citizen Cohn. New York City: Doubleday, 1988: Pt. 1.
11. Africa
a. South Africa

Fiennes, Ch. 25.
Malan, Rian. My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience. 1990. Rpt. New York City: Grove Press, 2000: Pt. 2.
Williams, Walter E. South Africa's War Against Capitalism, rev. ed. Cape Town: Juta Publishers, 1990: Ch. 6-7.
b. Elsewhere
Mamdani, Ch. 8.
12. Arts & Entertainment
a. Music
i. Rock
(1) Metal

Christe, Sound of the Beast, Ch. 6-12, 14, 17.
Konow, Ch. 7-11.
Lemmy & Garza, Ch. 10.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch. 38.
Mustaine & Layden, Ch. 6-11.
Wiederhorn & Turman, Ch. 5, 7, 9-11.
(2) Punk
M. Andersen & M. Jenkins, Ch. 5-11.
Blush, Steven. American Hardcore: A Tribal History, rev. ed. Ed. George Petros. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2010.
Cole, Joe. Planet Joe. Los Angeles: 2.13.61, 1992.
Spitz & Mullen, Ch. 37.
(3) Other
Christe, Everybody Wants Some, Ch. 11-12.
Coleman, Rick. Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2006: Ch. 19.
Kiedis & Sloman, Ch. 7.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 33-34.
Sid Smith, Ch.12.
Soffee, Anne Thomas. Nërd Girl Rocks Paradise City: A True Story of Faking It in Hair Metal L.A. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2005: Ch. 1.
ii. R&B
Farley, Charles. Soul of the Man: Bobby “Blue” Bland. Jackson, Miss.: UP of Mississippi, 2011: Ch. 13.
George, Nelson. The Death of Rhythm & Blues. New York City: Pantheon Books, 1988: Ch. 7.
James, Etta [Jamesetta Hawkins], and Ritz. Rage to Survive: The Etta James Story. New York City: Villard Books, 1995: Ch. 31-33.
Parker, Maceo. 98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2013: Ch. 9.
Smith, R.J. The One: The Life and Music of James Brown. New York City: Gotham Books, 2012: Ch. 23.
Wesley, Ch. 10.
iii. Hip Hop
Grandmaster Flash, Ritz & G. Martin, Pt. 5.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch. 37.
iv. The Crooners
(1) Frank Sinatra

Sinatra & Holden, Ch. 14-15.
Taraborelli, Ch. 42-44.
(2) Others
Evanier, David. Making the Wise Guys Weep: The Jimmy Roselli Story. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998: Ch. 1, 13.
Schoell, William. Martini Man: The Life of Dean Martin. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1999: Ch. 22.
Tormé, Mel. It Wasn't All Velvet. New York City: Viking, 1988: Ch. 43.
v. The Business
Bronson, Harold. The Rhino Records Story: Revenge of the Music Nerds. New York City: SelectBooks, 2013: Ch. 7.
Yetnikoff, Walter and Ritz. Howling at the Moon: The Odyssey of a Montrous Music Mogul in an Age of Excess. New York City: Broadway Books, 2004: Pt. 3.
vi. Other
Bacharach, Burt, and Robert Greenfield. Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music. New York City: HarperCollins, 2013: Ch. 18.
E. Costello, Ch. 27, 29, 31, 36.
Lethem, Pt.3, Ch. 8.
Lydon, Michael. Ray Charles: Man and Music, rev. ed. New York City: Routledge, 2004: Pt. 6.
Milkowski, Ch. 1, 6-8.
Veal, Ch. 7.
b. L.A. Sleaze
i. The Pornographers
MacDonnell, Allan. Prisoner of X: 20 Years in the Hole at Hustler Magazine. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2006: Ch. 3-8.
Watts, Steven. Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2008: Ch. 17-19.
ii. Other
Beall, Will. L.A. Rex. New York City: Riverhead Books, 2006: Ch. 6, 12.
Eszterhas, Joe. Hollywood Animal: A Memoir. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004: Ch. 6-8, 26, 30.
Evans, Ch. 38, 40.
H. Hill & Russo, Ch. 16.
Kiedis & Sloman, Ch. 8.
Motley Crüe, and Neil Strauss. The Dirt. New York City: Regan Books, 2001.
Soffee, Ch. 2-6.
Wright, Lawrence. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013: Ch. 6.
c. Hollywood
i. "The Tonight Show"

Bushkin, Ch. 11-15.
Johnny Came Lately: An Autobiography by Fred de Cordova, Executive Producer of "The Tonight Show". 1988. Rpt. New York City: Pocket Books, 1989: Pt. 1.
Leamer, Ch. 1, 18-22.
ii. Dennis McDougal
(1) Fatal Subtraction: The Inside Story of Buchwald v. Paramount, rev. ed. West Hollywood, Calif.: Dove Books, 1996: Ch. 1-2, 4-7, 9, 14-16.
(2) The Last Mogul: Lew Wasserman, MCA and the Hidden History of Hollywood. New York City: Crown Publishers, 1998: Ch. 32-34
.
iii. Other

S. Allen. Murder on the Glitter Box. New York City: Zebra Books, 1989.
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 7.
Biskind, Star, Ch. 9-10.
Bronson, Ch. 17.
Brownstein, Ch. 10.
Corman, Roger, and Jim Jerome. How I Made a Hundred Moves in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime. New York City: Random House, 1990: Ch. 16-17.
Dunne, John Gregory. Monster: Living Off the Big Screen. 1997. Rpt. London: Pan, 2000.
Evans, Ch. 36-37, 39, 41-42.
Friedkin, William. The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir. New York City: Harper, 2013: Ch. 12-13.
Shawn Levy, Ch. 14-15.
McInerney, Brightness Falls, Ch. 45.
Prince et al., Ch. 2-5, 8.
Salamon, Julie. The Devil's Candy: The Anatomy of a Hollywood Fiasco, rev. ed. New York City: Da Capo Press, 2002: Ch. 2.
d. The Comedians
i. "Saturday Night Live"

D. Hill & Weingrad, Ch. 42-44.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 35.
ii. Jerry Seinfeld
Oppenheimer. Seinfeld, Ch. 26-30.
Tracy, Kathleen. Jerry Seinfeld: The Entire Domain. Secaucus, N.J.: Birch Lane Press, 1998: Ch. 3-4.
iii. Others
Carter, Bill. The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy, rev. ed. New York City: Plume, 2011: Ch. 3, 9.
Groening, Matt. Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide, Seasons 1-20. New York City: Harper, 2010.
Newhart, Bob [George Robert Newhart]. I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!: And Other Things That Strike Me as Funny. New York City: Hyperion, 2006: Ch. 16.
O'Donnell, Pierce, and McDougal. Fatal Subtraction, Ch. 17, 22.
Parish, James Robert. It's Good to Be the King: The Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2007: Ch. 29.
T. Reid, Dreesen & Rapoport, Ch. 11.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 36.
e. Publishing
i. Comics

Bell, Blake. Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko. Seattle: Fantagraphic Books, 2008: Ch. 11.
Jews and American Comics: An Illustrated History of an American Art Form. Ed. Paul Buhle. New York City: The New Press, 2008: Ch. 2.
ii. Other
McInerney, Brightness Falls, Ch. 2, 7, 9, 12, 15, 27, 42.
Westlake. A Likely Story. 1984. Rpt. New York City: Tom Doherty Associates, 1986.
f. Cuisine
Buford, Bill. Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006: Ch. 2.
McNamee, Ch. 11-14.
g. James Gavin
i. Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker, corr. ed. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2003: Ch. 17-19.
ii. Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret, rev. ed. New York City: Back Stage Books, 2006: Ch. 11.
iii. Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne. New York City: Atria Books, 2009: Ch. 20.
iv. Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee. New York City: Atria Books, 2014: Ch. 17.
h. Other
Baldwin, Ch. 7.
Davis, Sammy Jr., Jane Boyar, and Burt Boyar. Sammy: An Autobiography: With Material Newly Revised From Yes I Can and Why Me?. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000: Ch. 47-50.
Fuller, Samuel, Christa Lang Fuller, and Jerome Henry Rudes. A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002: Ch. 50-54.
Havill, Ch. 18.
Kostelanetz, Ch. 30, 39.
Logan, Bey. Hong Kong Action Cinema. 1995. Rpt. Woodstock, N.Y.: The Overlook Press, 1996: Ch. 10.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch. 15-36.
McKeen, William. Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2008: Ch. 16-17.
McMahon, Ed. Here's Johnny!: My Memories of Johnny Carson, the Tonight Show, and 46 Years of Friendship. 2005. Rpt. New York City: Berkley Boulevard Books, 2006: Ch. 25.
Michaelis, David. Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography. New York City: Harper, 2007: Ch. 27.
Miller, Tom. The Panama Hat Trail, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Adventure Press/National Geographic, 2001: Ch. 20, 23, 33-34.
O'Brien, Ch. 2-4.
T. Reid, Dreesen & Rapoport, Ch. 4.
Santa Cruz Seaside Co. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk: A Century by the Sea. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, 2007: Ch. 6.
J. Schwartz, Ch. 20.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 38.
Tormé, Ch. 44.
Van Peebles, Melvin, and Mario Van Peebles. No Identity Crisis: A Father and Son's Own Story of Working Together. New York City: Fireside, 1990.
Walker, Jesse. Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America. New York City: New York UP, 2001: Ch. 9.
Wright, Gwendolyn. USA: Modern Architectures in History. London: Reaktion Books, 2008: Ch. 7.
13. Organized Crime
a. The Mafia
i. Cleveland

Goddard, Ch. 22.
Neff, Ch. 24-28.
Porrello, Rick. To Kill the Irishman: The War That Crippled the Mafia, rev. ed. Cleveland: Next Hat Press, 2001: Ch. 19.
ii. Anthony Bourdain
(a) Bone in the Throat. New York City: Villard Books, 1995.
(b) The Bobby Gold Stories. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2002
.
iii. Capeci
(1) Murder Machine, Ch. 19-21, 23-28.
(2) The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia, rev. ed. Indianapolis: Alpha, 2004: Ch. 19-20.
(3) Mob Star, Ch. 2-6, 19-32
.
iv. Cirni, Jim [James N. Cirnigliaro]
(1) The Kiss Off. New York City: Soho, 1987.
(2) The Come On: A Novel of Suspense. New York City: Soho, 1989.
v. Lou Eppolito and Steven Caracappa
Eppolito, Lou, and Bob Drury. Mafia Cop. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1992: Ch. 21-28.
Lawson, Guy, and William Oldham. The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia, rev. ed. New York City: Pocket Books, 2007: Ch. 2-3.
Pistone & Brandt, Ch. 19-20.
vi. Pistone
Pistone & Brandt, Ch. 7, 17.
Pistone & Woodley, Ch. 1.
vii. Tosches
(1) Power on Earth, Ch. 12.
(2) Cut Numbers. New York City: Harmony Books, 1988.
viii. Others
Anastasia, George. The Last Gangster: From Cop to Wiseguy to FBI Informant: Big Ron Previte and the the Fall of the American Mob. New York City: Regan Books, 2004: Ch. 3.
Buford. Among the Thugs. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Departures, 1993.
Burdick, Thomas, and Charlene Mitchell. Blue Thunder: How the Mafia Owned and Finally Murdered Cigarette Boat King Donald Aronow. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1990: Ch. 1-2, 4-6, 9-10, 12, 17, 19-25.
Carlo, Philip. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2006: Ch. 42-56.
M.A. Collins. Quarry in the Middle. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2009.
Corbitt, Michael, and Sam Giancana. Double Deal: The Inside Story of Murder, Unbridled Corruption, and the Cop Who Was a Mobster. New York City: William Morrow, 2003: Ch. 1, 26-33.
J.H. Davis, Ch. 57-58, 60.
Goddard, Ch. 19.
Harmon, Ch. 17, 19-21.
Konigsberg, Eric. Blood Relation. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005: Ch. 12.
“Lundy, Mike” [Donald Bain]. Raven. Secaucus, N.J.: Lyle Stuart, 1985: 16, 26.
Moldea, Interference, Ch. 48-49, 51-52.
Pizzo, Fricker & Muolo, Ch. 13-14.
C. Sterling, Ch. 15-20.
Waldron, Lamar, and Thom Hartmann. Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination, rev. ed. Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2009: Ch. 65.
Zuckerman, Michael J. Vengeance Is Mine: Jimmy “The Weasel” Fratianno Tells How He Brought the Kiss of Death to the Mafia. New York City: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1987: Ch. 14, 16.
b. Prison
D.B. Levine & Hoffer, Ch. 34-35.
Mermelstein, R. Moore & Smitten, Ch. 18.
Perkinson, Robert. Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2010: Ch. 9.
Zito & Layden, Ch. 16-21.
c.  Boston
Lehr & O'Neill, Ch. 8, 15.
R.B. Parker. Playmates. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989.
d. The Police
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 1, 6.
Huddy, Ch. 13.
Iceberg Slim [Robert Lee Moppins Jr.]. Shetani’s Sister. New York City: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2015: Ch. 1, 3, 7-8.
“Lundy,” Raven, 2-3, 5-15, 17-25, 27.
Pelecanos. The Night Gardener. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2006: Ch. 1, 40.
Simon, David. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets, rev. ed. New York City: Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Westlake. Why Me? 1983. Rpt. New York City: T. Doherty, 1985: Ch. 8, 17, 27, 31, 33, 43.
Willeford. New Hope for the Dead. 1985. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2004.
e. The Triads
Booth, Martin. The Dragon Syndicates: The Global Phenomenon of the Triads, rev. ed. 1999. Rpt. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 2000: Pt. 5, Ch. 5.
G.L. Posner, Warlords of Crime: Chinese Secret Societies — The New Mafia. 1988. Rpt. Penguin Books, 1990: Ch. 1, 4, 7-9, 14, 16.
f. Motorcycle Gangs
Menginie, Anthony “LT,” and Kerrie Droban. Prodigal Father, Pagan Son: Growing Up Inside the Dangerous World of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2011: Ch. 1-4.
Zito & Layden, Ch. 15.
g. M.A. Collins
i. Nolan Series
(1) Hard Cash, rev. ed. Drums, Pa.: Perfect Crime Books, 2012.
(2) Spree, rev. ed. Drums, Pa.: Perfect Crime Books, 2012.
ii. Quarry Series
(1) Quarry’s Vote, 2nd rev. ed. London: Hard Case Crime, 2015.
(2) The Wrong Quarry. London: Hard Case Crime, 2014.
h. "Lundy"
i. Raven, Ch. 1, 4.
ii. Baby Farm. Secaucus, N.J.: Lyle Stuart, 1987: Ch. 1-8, 10-12, 39-46.
i. Westlake
i. Why Me?, Ch. 1-5, 7, 9-14, 16, 18-26, 28-30, 32, 34-42, 44, 46.
ii. Thieves’ Dozen. New York City: Mysterious Press, 2004.
j. Others
Allman, Ch. 4.
Beall, Ch. 10.
Block, Alan A. Masters of Paradise: Organized Crime and the Internal Revenue Service in the Bahamas, rev. ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1998: Ch. 10.
Burrough, Ch. 23.
Chepesiuk, Ch. 10, 13.
Farren, Mick. Speed-Speed-Speedfreak: A Fast History of Amphetamine. Port Townsend, Wash.: Feral House, 2010: Ch. 12.
Goddard, Ch. 1, 17-18, 20-21.
Herzog, Ch. 37-39.
Iceberg Slim, Ch. 2, 4-6, 9-16.
Lehr & O'Neill, Ch. 10-11, 13-14, 16.
14. The Clintons
a. Whitewater

Moldea. A Washington Tragedy: Bill & Hillary Clinton and the Suicide of Vincent Foster, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Moldea.com, 2015: Pt. 2, Ch. 27-28.
R. Morris, Ch. 18.
Stewart. Blood Sport: The President and His Adversaries, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1997: Ch. 5-6, Appendix 1.
b. General
C. P. Andersen, Bill and Hilary, Ch. 6.
Evans-Pritchard, Ch. 16.
Flowers, Gennifer, and Jacquelyn Dapper. Passion and Betrayal. Del Mar, Calif.: Emery Dalton Books, 1995: Ch. 6-8.
Jeffries, Donald. Hidden History: An Exposé of Modern Crimes, Conspiracies, and Cover-Ups in American Politics. New York City: Skyhorse Publishing, 2014: Ch. 6.
E. Klein. The Truth About Hillary: What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President. New York City: Sentinel, 2005: Ch. 14.
R. Morris, Ch. 14, 16, 20.
K. Thomas & Keith, Ch. 20.
15. The Executive Police Agencies
a. The CIA
i. Antonio J. Mendez et al.
Mendez, Antonio J., and Malcolm McConnell. The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA. 1999. Rpt. New York City: HarperPerennial, 2000: Ch. 10.
A.J. Mendez, Jonna Mendez, and Bruce Henderson. Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations That Helped Win the Cold War. New York City: Atria Books, 2002: Prologue, Ch. 2-11.
ii. Others
Bowen, Ch. 10.
Clarridge & Diehl, Ch. 17, 19-21.
Coll, Ch. 5, 7.
Epstein, Deception, Ch. 10, 12.
Garvin, Ch. 9.
Haas, Roland W. Enter the Past Tense: My Secret Life as a CIA Assassin. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2007: Ch. 18-20.
Mackenzie, Ch. 7-9, 13.
Persico, Ch. 15-27, 29-32.
Prados, Safe for Democracy, Ch. 20, 23.
Rizzo, Ch. 3-4.
E. Thomas, The Man to See, Ch. 42.
Trento, Joseph J. The Secret History of the CIA, rev. ed. 2005. Rpt. New York City: MJF Books/Fine Communications, 2007: Ch. 56.
Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Ch. 38-40, 42.
Wise, Ch. 1-2, 5-30.
b. The FBI
Goddard, Ch. 16, 23-26.
Kessler. The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI, rev. ed. New York City: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2003: Ch. 17-18, 22, 28.
Weiner. Enemies: A History of the FBI. New York City: Random House, 2012: Ch. 39-40.
Westlake, Why Me?, Ch. 6, 15.
c. Others
Burdick & C. Mitchell, Ch. 11.
Burton, Ch. 1-6, 9, 15, 17-18, 27-28.
De Marenches & Andelman, Ch. 11.
Hager, Nicky. Secret Power, rev. ed. Nelson, New Zealand: Craig Potton Publishing, 2007: Ch. 1, 7, 10-13.
Jacobsen, Annie. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, rev. ed. New York City: Back Bay Books, 2012: Ch. 1.
Mackenzie, Ch. 11.
G. Thomas, Ch. 10, 12, 20.
16. The Blacks
a. The Obamas
i. Chicago

E. Klein. The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2012: Ch. 1, 5.
Maraniss, David. Barack Obama: The Story. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2012: Ch. 18.
Obama, Ch. 8-14.
Sailer, Ch. 7.
Schlafly, Phyllis, and George Neumayr. No Higher Power: Obama’s War on Religious Freedom. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2012: Ch. 4, 6.
ii. Kenya
Obama, Ch. 15-18.
Sailer, Ch.11.
iii. Other
Maraniss, Ch. 16-17.
Sailer, Ch. 5, 10.
Toobin, Jeffrey. The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. 2012. Rpt. New York City: Anchor Books, 2013: Ch. 1.
b. Others
Abbott, Elizabeth. Haiti: A Shattered Nation, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Overlook Duckworth, 2011: Ch. 10-14.
C.P. Andersen. Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage. New York City: William Morrow, 2009: Ch. 4.
Chafets, Ze'ev. Devil's Night: And Other True Tales of Detroit. 1990. Rpt. New York City: Vintage, 1991: Ch. 1-6.
Cross, Charles R. Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix. New York City: Hyperion, 2005: Ch. 1-2.
Beall, Ch. 4, 8.
Chang, Ch. 13.
Maren, Michael The Road to Hell: The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid and International Charity. New York City: The Free Press, 1997: Ch. 3-7, 10.
Reed, Ishmael. "Steven Spielberg Plays Howard Beach." Writin' is Fightin': Thirty-Seven Years of Boxing on Paper. New York City: Atheneum, 1988: 145-157.
Timmerman, Kenneth R. Shakedown: Exposing the Real Jesse Jackson. Washington, D.C.: Regenery Publishing, 2002: Ch. 5-8.
Whitehead, Colson. Sag Harbor. New York City: Doubleday, 2009.
Wideman, John Edgar. Philadelphia Fire. New York City: Holt, 1990.
17. The Media
a. Buchanan

i. Corpse Had a Familiar Face, Ch. 14.
ii. Never Let Them See You Cry, Ch. 20.
b. Woodward and Bernstein
Havill, Ch. 19.
Shepard, Alicia. Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley and Sons, 2007: Ch. 11.
c. CBS
Cronkite & Carleton, Ch. 26.
Hewitt, Don. Tell Me a Story: Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2001: Ch. 9.
Rader, Peter. Mike Wallace: A Life. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2012: Ch. 20-23.
d. Supermarket Tabloids
Hogshire, Jim. Grossed-Out Surgeon Vomits Inside Patient!: An Insider's Look at Supermarket Tabloids. Venice, Calif.: Feral House, 1997: Ch. 3, 5, 7.
Westlake. Trust Me on This. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1988.
e. Others
Bloomberg and Winkler, Ch. 4, 6.
Carr, Ch. 7.
Ciccone, F. Richard. Royko: A Life in Print. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2001: Ch. 15-17.
Corry, John. My Times: Adventures in the News Trade. New York City: Grosset/Putnam, 1993: Ch. 13.
Donaldson, Ch. 7, 13-14, 16.
Kahn, E.J. Jr. Year of Change: More About The New Yorker & Me. New York City: Viking, 1988.
Novak, Ch. 31, 33, 35.
Palmer, Ch. 33.
Simpson, Ch. 11-12.
Westlake, Why Me?, Ch. 45.
Williams, Harold A. The Baltimore Sun, 1837-1987. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1987: Ch. 17.
Wolff, Michael. The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch, rev. ed. New York City: Broadway Books, 2010: Ch. 7, 9.
18. The Conservatives
a. The Sunbelt

Fahey, Todd Brendan. Hell Bottled Up! Chronicles of a Late Propaganda Minister. Los Angeles: Far Gone Books, 2000.
Watkins, Ronald J. High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Term and Trials of Former Governor Evan Mecham. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1990: Ch. 5-45.
b. Other

Bartley, Ch. 9-16.
Bellow, Saul. Ravelstein. New York City: Viking, 2000.
Kelley, John L. Bringing the Market Back In: The Political Revitalization of Market Liberalism. New York City: New York UP, 1997: Ch. 5-6.
Nofziger, Ch. 10-11.
19. The Congress
Buckley. The Rake. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007: Ch. 11, 14-17.
Jackley, Ch. 4-7, 10-11, Appendix 1-2, 6.
Pizzo, Fricker & Muolo, Ch. 25, Appendix B.
H. Smith, Ch. 4.
20. The Cyberpunks
a. Bruce Sterling

i. Globalhead. 1992. Rpt. London: Phoenix, 1996.
ii. Islands in the Net. New York City: Arbor House/William Morrow, 1988.
b. Others
Greenberg, Andy. This Machine Kills Secrets: Julian Assange, the Cypherpunks, and Their Fight to Empower Whistleblowers, rev. ed. New York City: Plume, 2013: Ch. 7.
Poulsen, Kevin. Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2011: Ch. 1.
Shiner, Lewis. Deserted Cities of the Heart. 1988. Rpt. New York City: Bantam Books, 1989.
Stephenson, Neal. The Big U. 1984. Rpt. New York City: Perennial, 2001.
21. The 1988 Election
Broder, David S., and Woodward. The Man Who Would Be President: Dan Quayle. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1992: Ch. 1, 3.
Campaign for President: The Managers Look at '88. Ed. David R. Runkel. Dover, Mass.: Auburn House Publishing Co., 1989.
R.B. Cramer, Ch. 1-3, 10-11, 14, 17, 21, 23, 25, 28, 31-42, 44-49, 53, 59-60, 62, 64, 66-68, 70, 72, 74, 76-77, 79, 81, 86-88, 90, 92-95, 97-107, 111-115, 117-125, 128-129.
T.B. Edsall & M.D. Edsall, Ch. 11.
Kuhn, Ch. 13.
Mann, Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, Pt. 4, Ch. 9.
Parry, Ch. 1-2.
Reid, Jan. Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards. Austin, Texas: U of Texas P, 2012: Ch. 14.
Sutton, Two Faces of George Bush, Ch. 12.
22. Religion
Boyer, Paul. When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 1992: Ch. 10.
Martin, Malachi. The Jesuits: The Society of Jesus and the Betrayal of the Roman Catholic Church. New York City: Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1987: Ch. 3-5.
23. The Philippines
McCoy, Alfred W. Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. Madison, Wis.: U of Wisconsin P, 2009: Ch. 13.
Seagrave, Sterling. The Marcos Dynasty. New York City: Harper & Row, 1988: Ch. 20-21.
24. Other Drugs
DeGrandpre, Richard. The Cult of Pharmacology: How America Became the World’s Most Troubled Drug Culture. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 2006: Ch. 2.
Lee, Martin A. Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana: Medical, Recreational, and Scientific. New York City: Scribner, 2012: Ch. 5-6.
25. The Jews
Chafets. Members of the Tribe: On the Road in Jewish America. New York City: Bantam Books, 1988.
Sanua, Marianne R. Let Us Prove Strong: The American Jewish Committee, 1945-2006. Waltham, Mass.: Brandeis UP, 2007: Ch. 10.
Wilcox, Crying Wolf, Ch. 1, 6.
26. Aerospace
Cook, Nick. The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology. 2001. Rpt. New York City: Broadway Books, 2002: Ch. 12.
Ferguson, Robert G. NASA’s First A: Aeronautics From 1958 to 2008. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications. Public Outreach Division. History Program Office, 2013: Ch. 5.
27. Latin America
a. Brazil
Guillermoprieto, Alma. Samba. 1990. Rpt. London: Bloomsbury, 1991: Ch. 1, 6-8, 10-16.
Updike. Brazil. Franklin Center, Pa.: Franklin Library, 1994: Ch. 29-30.
b. Other
Tom Miller, Ch. 1-5, 9-10, 13, 15-18, 22, 27, 29, 32.
28. The Globalists
Hancock, Graham. Lords of Poverty. 1989. Rpt. Nairobi, Kenya: Camerapix Publishers, 2004: Pt. 1, 3-5.
Maren, Ch. 8.
Jim Tucker’s Bilderberg Diary: One Reporter’s 25-Year Battle to Shine the Light on the World Shadow Government. Washington, D.C.: American Free Press, 2005: Ch. 2-7.
29. Frederick Barthelme
a. Moon Deluxe. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1983.
b. Second Marriage. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1984.
c. Tracer. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1985.
d. Chroma. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1987.
e. Two Against One. New York City: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1988.
f. The Law of Averages: New and Selected Stories. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 2000.
30. C. James
a. The Remake. 1987. Rpt. London: Pan Books, 1988.
b. Brrm! Brrm!, or, The Man From Japan, or Perfume at Anchorage: A Novel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1991.
c. Fame in the 20th Century. New York City: Random House, 1993: Ch. 8.
d. North Face of Soho, Ch. 17.
e. The Blaze of Obscurity. London: Picador, 2009: Ch. 1-18.
31. Leonard
a. Stick. New York City: William Morrow, 1983.
b. Glitz. New York City: Arbor House, 1985.
c. Bandits. New York City: Arbor House, 1987.
32. Oates
a. Last Days: Stories. New York City: E.P. Dutton, 1984.
b. Raven's Wing and Other Stories. New York City: E.P. Dutton, 1986.
“Smith, Rosamond.” Lives of the Twins. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1987.
33. Updike
a. In the Beauty of the Lilies. Franklin Center, Pa.: Franklin Library, 1996: Pt. 4.
b. S. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
Begley, Adam. Updike. New York City: Harper, 2014: Ch. 10.
34. Gore Vidal [Eugene Luther Vidal Jr.]
Kaplan, Fred. Gore Vidal: A Biography. New York City: Doubleday, 1999: Ch. 19.
Vidal, Gore. Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir, 1964-2006. New York City: Doubleday, 2006: Ch. 13, 46.
35. Williamson
a. Desert Light. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1987.
b. The Immigration Mystique: America’s False Conscience, rev. ed. Monterey, Va.: American Immigration Control Foundation, 1997: Ch. 3.
36. Others
Aksyonov. In Search of Melancholy Baby. New York City: Random House, 1987.
J. Anderson & Gibson, Ch. 24.
Appy, Christian G. American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity. New York City: Viking, 2015: Ch. 9.
Baker, Stewart A. Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2010: Ch. 9.
Barthelme, Donald. Paradise. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1986.
Bartholomew, Ch. 8, 10, 14.
Berger, Raoul. Federalism: The Founders' Design. Norman, Okla.: U of Oklahoma P, 1987: Ch. 8.
Block, Lawrence. Step by Step: A Pedestrian Memoir. New York City: William Morrow, 2009: Ch. 14.
Blonsky, Marshall. American Mythologies.  New York City: Oxford UP, 1992: Ch. 1-17.
Buckley, The Rake, Ch.10, 12-13, 18-23.
Chang, Ch. 16.
Copeland, Miles A. Jr. The Game Player: Confessions of the CIA's Original Political Operative. London: Aurum Press, 1989: Ch. 24.
Coupland, Douglas. Hey Nostradamus! New York City: Bloomsbury, 2003.
Cowie, Jefferson. Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class. New York City: The New Press, 2010: Ch. 8.
Crile, Ch. 13, 18, 20-21, 23, 26.
DeLillo, Don. White Noise. 1985. Rpt. New York City: Penguin Books, 1986.
DeYoung, Ch. 8.
Dracos, Ted. Ungodly: The Passions, Torments and Murder of Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair. New York City: Free Press, 2003: Ch. 14.
The Eighties: A Reader. Ed. Gilbert T. Sewall. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1997.
Eisler, Shark Tank, Ch. 16.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 4, 6.
Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Marriage Plot. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Fero, Kelly. The Zani Murders. Austin, Texas: Texas Monthly Press, 1990: Ch. 20.
Fiennes, Ch. 27.
Franzen, Jonathan. The Twenty-Seventh City. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988: Ch. 1, 3-24.
Gaines, Donna. Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia's Dead End Kids, rev. ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998.
Garvin, Ch. 4, 6-8, 15.
Gottfried, Paul Edward. Conservatism in America: Making Sense of the American Right. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007: Ch. 3.
H. Hill & Russo, Ch. 14.
Isaacson, Ch. 20.
Jacobsen, Ch. 20.
P. Jenkins, Ch. 7, 9-11.
P. Johnson. Modern Times: The World From the Twenties to the Nineties, rev. ed. New York City: HarperPerennial, 1992: Ch. 20.
Jones, Libido Dominandi, Pt. 3, Ch. 20.
Kaplan, Sam Hall. L.A. Lost & Found: An Architectural History of Los Angeles. New York City: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1987: Ch. 1, 9.
Kiriakou, John, and Michael Ruby. The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA’s War on Terror. 2010. Rpt. New York City: Skyhorse Publishing, 2012: Ch. 2.
Kunstler, James Howard. The Halloween Ball. New York City: Bantam Books, 1987.
Leland, John. Hip: The History, rev. ed. New York City: HarperPerennial, 2005: Ch. 14.
Lethem, Pt. 3, Ch. 13-14.
Levy, Alan. Nazi Hunter: The Wisenthal File, rev. ed. New York City: Carroll & Graf, 2002: Ch. 37-40.
Livingstone. Terrorism and the Illuminati: A Three Thousand Year History. Charleston, S.C.: BookSurge, 2007: Ch. 26.
McInerney, Brightness Falls, Ch. 11.
Tom Miller, Ch. 19.
Miniter, Mastermind, Ch. 2.
North, Rapture Fever, Ch. 7-8.
Patterson, James T. The Dread Disease: Cancer and Modern American Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1987: Ch. 11.
Perloff, Ch. 13.
Rayner, Richard. Los Angeles Without a Map. New York City: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1989.
J. Reid, Ch. 10-13.
Reed. "300 Years of 1984." Writin' is Fightin' : Thirty-Seven Years of Boxing on Paper. New York City: Atheneum, 1988: 57-82.
Roberts and Stratton, Ch. 6.
Ronson, Jon. The Men Who Stare at Goats. London: Picador, 2004: Ch. 1, 4.
Roth, Philip. Patrimony. 1991. Rpt. in Novels & Other Narratives 1986-1991. Ed. Ross Miller. New York City: The Library of America, 2008: 581-729.
B.J. Schulman, Ch. 9.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 15.
J. Scott, Ch. 9.
Scott, Otto J [Otto Scott-Estrella Jr.]. The Other End of the Lifeboat. Chicago: Regnery Books, 1985: Pt. 2.
Sherwood, Carlton. Inquisition: The Persecution and Prosecution of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway, 1991: Ch. 1, 5-10.
H. Smith, Ch. 3, 5, 10, 17.
Taraborrelli, After Camelot, Pt. 16.
Terrell & Martz, Ch. 19.
Tittle, Diana. Welcome to Heights High: The Crippling Politics of Restructuring America’s Schools. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State UP, 1995: Ch. 1-7.
Walker, Jesse. The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory, rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2014: Ch. 11.
Westlake. High Adventure. 1985. Rpt. Sarasota, Fla.: Mystery Vault, 2001.
M. Wolff, The Man Who Owns the News, Ch. 12.
Wolff, Tobias. Back in the World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
Wyden, Ch. 62-63.

C. The American Imperium

1. The Bush Dynasty
a. The George H.W. Bush Administration
i. The End of the Cold War

J. Anderson & Gibson, Ch. 25.
Bagus, Philipp. The Tragedy of the Euro. Auburn, Ala.: The Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010: Ch. 5.
Bearden & Risen, Pt. 2, Ch. 13-14; Pt. 3.
Buckley. The Fall of the Berlin Wall. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004: Ch. 4-5.
Chernus, Ch. 2.
Coll, Ch. 10.
ElBaradi, Mohamed. The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2011: Ch. 2.
Gardner, John. The Man From Barbarossa. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Berkley Books, 1992.
D.E. Hoffman, Ch. 14-22.
Leebaert, Ch. 12.
Mann, Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, Pt. 4, Ch. 10.
A.J. Mendez, J. Mendez & B. Henderson, Ch. 12-13.
North, Rapture Fever, Ch. 1, 12-13.
Schweizer, Reagan's War, Ch. 24.
Simpson, Ch. 13.
ii. Panama
Perkins, Ch. 29.
Quigley, Ch. 27-30.
iii. The Persian Gulf War
Atkinson, Rick. Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993.
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East,Ch. 7.
Boot, Max. The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power. New York City: Basic Books, 2002: Ch. 14.
Bovard, Terrorism and Tyranny, Ch. 13.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 6-7.
Clarke, Richard A. Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror, rev. ed. New York City: Free Press, 2004: Ch. 3.
DeYoung, Ch. 10.
ElBaradi, Ch. 1.
Franks, Gen. Tommy (ret.), and McConnell. American Soldier. New York City: ReganBooks/HarperCollins Publishers, 2004: Ch. 5.
A. Friedman, Ch. 11-12.
Hackworth, Col. David A. (ret.), and Tom Mathews. Hazardous Duty: One of America's Most Decorated Soldiers Reports From the Front With the Truth About the U.S. Military Today. 1996. Rpt. New York City: Perennial, 2001: Ch. 1-2.
Halberstam, David. War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals, rev. ed. New York City: Touchstone, 2002: Ch. 5.
Kelly, Michael. Martyrs' Day: Chronicle of a Small War, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 2001.
Kiriakou & Ruby, Ch. 3.
Knightley, Phillip. The First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker From the Crimea to Iraq, 2nd rev. ed. 2003. Rpt. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004: Ch. 19.
McNab, Andy. Bravo Two Zero. 1993. Rpt. London: Chivers Press, 1995: Ch. 1, 3-14.
Nagl, Lt. Col. John A. (ret.). Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2014: Ch. 1.
Parry, Ch. 6, 8-9.
G.L. Posner, Why America Slept, Ch. 5.
Quigley, Ch. 31.
Sanchez & D.T. Phillips, Ch. 4.
Simons, G.L. The Scourging of Iraq: Sanctions, Law, and Natural Justice, rev. ed. Basingstoke, U.K.: Macmillan, 1997.
Simpson, Ch. 14.
Swofford, Andrew. Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles. New York City: Scribner, 2003.
G. Thomas, Ch. 16.
Tyler, Ch. 9.
Unger, Ch. 8-9.
The War We Could Not Stop: The Real Story of the Battle for Iraq. Ed. Randeep Ramesh. London: Faber and Faber, 2003: Ch. 1.
J.C. Wilson, Ch. 5-7.
Woodward. The Commanders, rev. ed. New York City: Touchstone Books, 2002: Pt. 1.
iv. Kessler
(1) The Bureau, Ch. 23, 27.
(2) In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 15.
v. Woodward
(1) The Commanders, Pt. 2.
(2) Shadow, Pt. 4.
vi. Other
J. Anderson & Gibson, Ch. 27.
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East, Ch. 8.
Barth, Ch. 4.
Bowden. Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001.
Bowen, Ch. 11.
Broder & Woodward, Ch. 5, 7-9.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 5.
Coll, Ch. 11-12.
Colodny & Shachtman, Ch. 24.
DeFrank, Thomas M. Write It When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-the-Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007: Ch. 9.
DeGrandpre, Ch. 3.
DeYoung, Ch. 11.
A. Friedman, Ch. 9-10, 13-16.
Halberstam, Ch. 1, 6-7, 14, 16-20.
Kelley, Ch. 22-23.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 11-14.
Marshall. Drug Wars: Corruption, Counterinsurgency and Covert Operations in the Third World. Forestville, Calif: Cohan & Cohen Publishers, 1991: Ch. 5.
R. Morris, Ch. 17.
Novak, Ch. 36.
Parry, Ch. 3-4.
Podhoretz, John. Hell of a Ride: Backstage at the White House Follies 1989-1993. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1993.
G.L. Posner. Why America Slept: The Failure to Prevent 9/11. New York City: Random House, 2003: Ch. 6.
Roberts and Stratton, Ch. 13.
The Rothbard Reader. Ed. Salerno and Matthew McCaffrey. Auburn, Ala.: Mises Institute, 2016: Ch. 22.
B. Sterling. The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier. New York City: Bantam Books, 1992: Pt. 3.
Tuccille, Ch. 25-26.
b. The George W. Bush Administration
i. Peacetime

Baker, Peter. Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House. 2013. Rpt. New York City: Anchor Books, 2014: Ch. 5-.
Bovard, Bush Betrayal, Ch. 4.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 10.
Coll, Ch. 30-31.
Corn, Ch. 4, 6, 8.
DeYoung, Ch. 15.
Draper. Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush. New York City: Free Press, 2007: Ch. 5.
Halper & J. Clarke, Ch. 4.
Kessler, In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 25.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 17-18.
Suskind, Ron. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2004: Ch. 1-5.
Unger, Ch. 12-13.
Woodward, State of Denial, Ch. 3-9.
ii. The 9/11 Attack and Aftermath
(1) The Commission

Felsenthal, Carol. Clinton in Exile: A President out of the White House, rev. ed. New York City: Harper, 2009: Ch. 7.
Griffin, David Ray. The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions. Northhampton, Mass.: Olive Branch Press, 2005.
Jacboson & Colón, Ch. 1, 7-13.
Shenon, Philip. The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation. New York City: Twelve, 2008.
(2) The Torture Policies
(a) Karen J. Greenberg

(i) The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib. Ed. Karen J. Greenberg and Joshua L. Dratel. New York City: Cambridge UP, 2005.
(ii) The World According to TomDispatch: America in the New Age of Empire. Ed. Tom Engelhardt. London: Verso, 2008: Ch. 15.
(b) Others
Bergen, Peter L. The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-Qaeda. New York City: Free Press, 2011: Ch. 7.
The Report of The Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment. Washington, D.C.: The Constitution Project, 2013: Ch. 1, 4-9.
Kiriakou & Ruby, Ch. 13-14.
Danner, Mark. Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror. New York City: New York Review Books, 2004.
McCoy. A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, From the Cold War to the War on Terror, rev. ed. New York City: Owl Books, 2007: Ch. 3-6.
Mitchell, James E., and Bill Harlow. Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying to Destroy America. New York City: Crown Forum, 2016.
S. Patterson, Ch. 16.
Pitter, Laura and Leslie Haskell. No More Excuses: A Roadmap to Justice for CIA Torture. Ed. Joseph Saunders et al. New York City: Human Rights Watch, 2015.
Rajiva, Lila. The Language of Empire: Abu Ghraib and the American Media. New York City: Monthly Review Press, 2005.
Rizzo, Ch. 11, 14-16.
Ronson, Ch. 7-9, 11, 13.
Shipler, David K. Rights at Risk: The Limits of Liberty in Modern America. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012: Ch. 1.
Task Force on Preserving Medical Professionalism in National Security Detention Centers. Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror. New York City: Institute on Medicine as a Profession, 2013.
The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse. Ed. Marjorie Cohn. New York City: New York UP, 2011: Ch. 8, 12, 13.
United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of Professional Responsibility. Investigation Into the Office of Legal Counsel's Memoranda Concerning Issues Relating to the Central Intelligence Agency's Use of "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques" on Suspected Terrorists. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2009.
Zimbardo, Philip. The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil. New York City: Random House, 2007: Ch. 14-15.
(3) The FBI
American Civil Liberties Union. Unleashed and Unaccountable: The FBI's Unchecked Abuse of Authority. New York City: American Civil Liberties Union, 2013.
The FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security Before and After 9/11. Ed. Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman. Oakland, Calif.: U of California P, 2017: Ch. 13-14.
Kessler, The Bureau, Ch. 35-36.
Weiner, Enemies, Ch. 44.
(4) The CIA
Risen. State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration, rev. ed. New York City: Free Press, 2007: Ch. 1-2, 9-10.
Tenet, George J., and Harlow. At the Center of the Storm: The CIA During America's Time of Crisis, rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2008: Ch. 9-11, 13-15.
(5) Bacevich
(a) Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2010: Ch. 6.
(b) America’s War for the Greater Middle East,Ch. 12.
(6) Bergen
(a) The Longest War, Ch. 1, 3, 8, 20.
(b) Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2012: Ch. 1, 5.
(7) Bovard
(a) The Bush Betrayal, Ch. 1-3, 10-14.
(b). Attention Deficit Democracy. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005: Ch. 3, 6.
(8) Jim Marrs
(a) The Rise of the Fourth Reich: The Secret Societies That Threaten to Take Over America. New York City: William Morrow, 2008: Ch. 15.
(b) The Terror Conspiracy Revisited: What Really Happened on 9/11, and Why We’re Still Paying the Price, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Disinformation, 2011.
(9) Miniter
(a) Shadow War: The Untold Story of How Bush is Winning the War on Terror. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2004: Ch. 1, 3-6.
(b) Mastermind, Ch. 8, 12.
(10) Bill Sammon
(a) Fighting Back: The War on Terrorism — From Inside the Bush White House. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2002.
(b) Strategery: How George W. Bush Is Defeating Terrorists, Outwitting Democrats, and Confounding the Mainstream Media. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2006: Ch. 18.
(11) Scheuer
(a) Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror, rev. ed. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005: Ch. 1, 6-8.
(b) Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq, rev ed. New York City: Free Press, 2009: Ch. 5-8.
(12) Others
Aaronson, Trevor. The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism. New York City: Ig Publishing, 2012.
Allan, Chantal. Bomb Canada and Other Unkind Remarks in the American Media. Edmonton, Alb.: AU Press, 2009: Ch. 5.
Appy, Ch. 11.
N. Baker. Checkpoint. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
P. Baker, Ch. 7-9, 11.
S.A. Baker, Ch. 1-2, 4, 6-8, 10-12, 14.
Bamford, James. A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies, rev. ed. New York City: Anchor Books, 2005: Ch. 1-4, 12-13.
Barkun, Michael. A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 2003: Ch. 10.
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 18.
Battelle, Ch. 8.
Bovard, Terrorism and Tyranny, Ch. 1, 3-6, 8-9, 11, 14-16.
Bowden, Mark. The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden, rev. ed. New York City: Grove Press, 2013: Ch. 1.
Boykin, Lt. Gen. William G. “Gerry” (ret.) et al. Sharia: The Threat to America: An Exercise in Competitive Analysis – Report of Team B II. Washington, D.C.: The Center for Security Press, 2010: Ch. 7.
Bradford, William C. "Trahison des Professeurs: The Critical Law of Armed Conflict Academy as an Islamist Fifth Column." National Security Law Journal Spring/Summer 2015: 278-461.
Brasch, Walter M. America's Unpatriotic Acts: The Federal Government's Violation of Constitutional and Civil Rights. New York City: Peter Lang, 2005.
Brill, Steven. After: How America Confronted the September 12 Era. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
Brzezinski, Matthew. Fortress America: On the Frontlines of Homeland Security — an Inside Look at the Coming Surveillance State. New York City: Bantam Books, 2004.
Cannell. Cold Hit. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Carr, Ch. 54.
Cassel, Elaine. The War on Civil Liberties: How Bush and Ashcroft Have Dismantled the Bill of Rights. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2004.
Chernus, Ch. 7-9, 11, 14.
R.A. Clarke, Ch. 1, 10-11.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 11, 14-15.
Colodny & Shachtman, Ch. 28-30.
Corn, Ch. 9.
D’Souza, Dinesh. The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11, rev. ed. New York City: Broadway Books, 2008.
Danner. Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2016: Pt. 1.
Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts: In In-Depth Investigation by PopularMechanics. Ed. David Dunbar and Brad Reagan. New York City: Hearst Books, 2006.
DeLillo, Don. Falling Man. New York City: Scribner, 2007.
Deliso, Christopher. The Coming Balkan Caliphate: The Threat of Radical Islam to Europe and the West. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International, 2007: Ch. 6, 8.
Denby, David. American Sucker. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 2004: Ch. 25.
Devji, Faisal. Landscapes of the Jihad: Militancy, Morality, Modernity. London: Hurst & Co., 2005: Ch. 6.
DeYoung, Ch. 16-17.
Douthat, Ross Gregory. Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class. New York City: Hyperion, 2005: Ch. 9.
Draper, Dead Certain, Ch. 7.
Eland, Ivan. The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed. Oakland, Calif.: The Independent Institute, 2004: Ch. 5-7.
The Enemy Combatant Papers: American Justice, the Courts and the War on Terror. Ed. Greenberg, Dratel, and Jeffrey S. Grossman. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge UP, 2008.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 5.
Finkel, David. Thank You for Your Service. New York City: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Flanagan, Richard. The Unknown Terrorist. New York City: Grove Press, 2006.
Flynn, Steven. America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us From Terrorism. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers/Council on Foreign Relations, 2004.
Franks and McConnell, Ch. 7.
Fury, Dalton. Kill Bin Laden: A Delta Force Commander's Account of the Hunt for the World's Most Wanted Man. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2008: Ch. 3.
Friedman, George. America's Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between American and Its Enemies, rev. ed. New York City: Broadway Books, 2005: Ch. 6-7.
Gertz, Bill. Breakdown: The Failure of American Intelligence to Defeat Global Terror, rev. ed. New York City: Plume, 2003.
Gewirtz, Ch. 1, 3-13, Appendix A-D.
Gibson, William. Pattern Recognition. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003.
Halper & J. Clarke, Ch. 9-10.
Hamid, Mohsin. The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt, 2007: Ch. 1-5.
Harris, Lee. Civilization and Its Enemies: The Next Stage of History. New York City: Free Press, 2004: Ch. 1-3.
S. Harris, Ch. 11-30.
Healy, Gene. The Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power. Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2008: Ch. 5-7.
Helms, Harry L. Inside the Shadow Government: National Emergencies and the Cult of Secrecy. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2003: Ch. 1.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 1, Ch. 1, 3; Pt. 2, Ch. 3.
Hopsicker, Daniel. Welcome to Terrorland: Mohammed Atta and the 9-11 Cover-Up in Florida. Eugene, Ore.: The MadCow Press, 2004.
Human Rights Watch. Illusion of Justice: Human Rights Abuses in US Terrorism Prosecutions. New York City: The Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School, 2014.
Jeffries, Ch. 9.
Kessler, In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 23, 26, 28.
Kiriakou & Ruby, Ch. 10-12.
Krogh, Egil "Bud," and Matthew Krogh. Integrity: Good People, Bad Choices, and Life Lessons from the White House. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2007: Ch. 13.
Kuo, David. Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction. New York City: Free Press, 2006: Ch. 12-16.
Levinson-Waldman, Rachel. What the Government Does With Americans' Data. Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, 2013.
Lieven, Anatol. America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism. New York City: Oxford UP, 2004.
MacKenzie, Ch. 1, 7-9.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 19-20.
McInerney. The Good Life. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006: Pt. 2.
Mearsheimer, John J.and Stephen M. Walt. The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007: Ch. 7, 9-10.
Medsger, Betty. The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014: Ch. 27.
Meek, James. We Are Now Beginning Our Descent. Edinburgh, U.K.: Cannongate, 2008: Ch. 8-13.
Musharraf, Prologue, Ch. 20-25.
Napoleoni, Prologue, Ch. 18.
Norton, Ch. 9.
Perkins, Ch. 33.
Pollack, Neal. Beneath the Axis of Evil: One Man's Journey Into the Horrors of War. Austin, Texas: So New Media, 2003.
G.L. Posner, Why America Slept, Ch. 1, 3-5, 9, 11-13, 15-19.
Prados, US Special Forces, Ch. 5-6.
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. Report on the Telephone Records Program Conducted Under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and on the Operations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2014.
Pynchon, Thomas. Bleeding Edge. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2013: Ch. 29-41.
Rickards, James. The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System. New York City: Portfolio/Penguin, 2014: Ch. 1.
Ritter, Scott. Waging Peace: The Art of War for the Antiwar Movement. New York City: Nation Books, 2007: Ch. 1-2.
Rizzo, Ch. 10, 12-13.
Roberts and Stratton, Ch. 14.
Rothschild, Matthew. You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression. New York City: The New Press, 2007: Ch. 1-13, 15-16.
Ruppert, Michael C. Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers, 2004: Ch. 12-30.
Scahill, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, rev. ed. New York City: Nation Books, 2008: Ch. 17.
Shipler, Ch. 5, 7.
Shorrock, Tim. Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2008: Ch. 6.
Steyn, Mark. America Alone: The End of the World as We Know It, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2008.
Suskind. The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2007.
G. Thomas, Ch. 18, 21-26.
Taibbi, Matt. The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire, rev. ed. New York City: Spiegel & Grau, 2009: Ch. 8, 10, 12.
Terrorism Since 9/11: The American Cases. Ed. John E. Mueller. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University/Mershon Center for Education in National Security, 2013.
K. Thomas & Keith, Ch. 23.
Timmerman, Ch. 18.
Unger, Ch. 1, 14-15.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Democratic Staff. George W. Bush vs. the U.S. Constitution: The Downing Street Memos and Deception, Manipulation, Torture, Retribution, and Coverups in the Iraq War and Illegal Domestic Spying. Ed. Anita Miller. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 2006. Rpt. The Constitution in Crisis: The Downing Street Memos and Deception, Manipulation, Torture, Retribution, and Coverups in the Iraq War and Illegal Domestic Spying. New York City: Skyhook Publishing, 2007.
Ventura & Russell, Ch. 14.
Vlahos, Michael. "Dark Lord, Dark Victory." Kosmos Fall/Winter 2010: 32-38.
Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Ch. 50.
Westin, David. Exit Interview. New York City: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012: Ch. 5.
With Liberty to Monitor All: How Large-Scale US Surveillance Is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy. New York City: Human Rights Watch/American Civil Liberties Union, 2014.
Wolcott, James. Attack Poodles and Other Media Mutants: The Looting of the News in a Time of War. New York City: Miramax Books, 2004.
Woodward. Bush at War, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
World According to TomDispatch, Ch. 1-3, 5, 25, 27, 32.
L. Wright, Looming Tower, Ch. 20.
iii. Afghanistan
(1) Bergen

(a) The Longest War, Ch. 4-6, 11.
(b) Manhunt, Ch. 2-3.
(2) Scheuer
(a) Imperial Hubris, Ch. 2.
(b) Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq, rev ed. New York City: Free Press, 2009: Ch. 3.
(3) Others
P. Baker, Ch. 10.
Barker, Kim. The Tailiban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York City: Doubleday, 2011: Ch. 1, 3-12, 22, 25, 27.
Bovard, Bush Betrayal, Ch. 15.
Chayes, Sarah. Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2015: Ch. 3.
Coll, Ch. 32.
The Constitution Project, Ch. 2.
Corn, Ch. 10.
Davis, Daniel L. Dereliction of Duty II: Senior Military Leaders' Loss of Integrity Wounds Afghan War Effort. New York City: New York Times Co., 2012.
Franks and McConnell, Ch. 8-9.
G. Friedman, Ch. 8-10.
Fury, Ch. 1, 4-17.
Gall, Carlotta. The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014, rev. ed. Boston: Mariner Books, 2015: Ch. 1-2, 6-7, 10.
Gentile, Gian. Wrong Turn: America’s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency. New York City: The New Press, 2013: Ch. 5.
Gopal, Anand. No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2014.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 3.
Junger, Sebastian. War, rev. ed. New York City:  Twelve, 2011.
Meek, Ch. 1-4, 6-7.
Nagl, Ch. 7.
Naylor, Sean. Not a Good Day to Die: The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda. New York City: Berkley Caliber Books, 2005.
Quigley, Ch. 37.
Risen, Ch. 7.
Scahill, Blackwater, Ch. 14.
Sperry, Paul. Crude Politics: How Bush's Oil Cronies Hijacked the War on Terrorism. Nashville, Tenn.: WND Books, 2003.
Tenet & Harlow, Ch. 12.
West, Bing. The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan, rev. ed. New York City: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012: Ch. 1-2.
iv. Iraq Attaq
(1) The Documents

Danner. The Secret Way to War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War's Buried History. New York City: New York Review Books, 2006.
Eisner, Peter, and Knut Royce. The Italian Letter: How the Bush Administration Used a Fake Letter to Build the Case for the War in Iraq. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale, 2007.
Prados. Hoodwinked: The Documents That Reveal How Bush Sold Us a War. New York City: The New Press, 2004.
(2) Aaron Glantz
(a) How America Lost Iraq. New York City: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2005.
(b) Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan: Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupation. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2008.
(3) Ritter
(a) War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know. New York City: Context Books, 2002.
(b) Frontier Justice: Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Bushwacking of America. New York City: Context Books, 2003.
(4) Thomas E. Ricks
(a) Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, rev. ed. New York City: Penguin Books, 2007.
(b) The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, rev. ed. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2010.
(5) Sammon
(a) Strategery, Ch. 2-3, 14.
(b) The Evangelical President: George Bush's Struggle to Spread a Moral Democracy Throughout the World. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2007: Ch. 3, 5-6, 10.
(6) Woodward
(a) Plan of Attack. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
(b) State of Denial, Ch. 10-30, 33-45.
(c) The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2008.
(7) J.C. Wilson
J. Moore, Ch. 14.
J.C. Wilson, Ch.15-20.
(8) Others
Abrams, David. Fobbit. New York City: Black Cat, 2012.
Allawi,  Ch. 4-25.
Anderson, Jon Lee. The Fall of Baghdad. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2004.
Atkinson. In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat. New York City: Henry Holt & Co., 2004.
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East, Ch. 13-14.
P. Baker, Ch. 12, 14-15.
Bamford, Ch. 10, 14.
Beckett & Hencke, Ch. 15.
The Constitution Project, Ch. 3.
Benard, Cheryl et al. The Battle Behind the Wire: U.S. Prisoner and Detainee Operations From World War II to Iraq. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2011: Ch. 5.
Bergen, The Longest War, Ch. 9-10, 16.
Bodansky, Yossef. The Secret History of the Iraq War. New York City: ReganBooks, 2004: Ch. 1-12, 14-19.
Boudreau, Tyler E. Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine. Port Townsend, Wash.: Feral House, 2008.
Bovard, Bush Betrayal, Ch. 15.
Buzzell, Colby. My War: Killing Time In Iraq. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005: Pt. 2-4.
Carney, Stephen A. Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Washington, D.C.: United States. Army. Center of Military History, 2011.
Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 12, 14.
Chernus, Ch. 10.
Corn, Ch. 12, 14.
Crawford, John. The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq. New York City: Riverhead Books, 2005.
DeYoung, Ch. 18-21.
Dorrien, Gary. Imperial Designs: Neoconservatism and the New Pax America. New York City: Routledge, 2004: Ch. 5.
Draper, Dead Certain, Ch. 8-11, 21.
ElBaradi, Ch. 3.
Filkins, Dexter. The Forever War: Dispatches From the War on Terror. 2008. Rpt. London: Vintage, 2009: Pt. 2.
Franks and McConnell, Ch. 10-12.
Frederick, Jim. Black Hearts: One Platoon’s Plunge Into Madness in the Triangle of Death and the American Struggle in Iraq. New York City: Harmony Books, 2010.
G. Friedman, Ch. 11-13.
Fuller, Graham E. A World Without Islam. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2010: Ch. 9, 13-14.
Gentile, Ch. 4.
Gordon, Michael R., and Gen. Bernard E. Trainor (ret.). Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 2007.
Hastings, Michael. The Last Magazine. New York City: Blue Rider Press, 2014: Pt. 2; Pt. 3, Ch. 13, 16; Pt. 4, Ch. 17.
Hedges, Chris, and Laila Al-Arian. Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians. New York City: Nation Books, 2008.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 1, Ch. 2, 4; Pt. 4-6.
The Iraq Study Group Report. New York City: Vintage Books, 2006.
Isikoff, Michael, and Corn. Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal and the Selling of the Iraq War, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2007.
Johnson, Chalmers. Dismantling the Empire: America's Last Best Hope. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2010: Ch. 3.
F.M. Kaplan, Ch. 12-14, 16-17.
Kiriakou & Ruby, Ch. 15.
Klay, Phil. Redeployment. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2014.
Knightley, Ch. 21.
Laughland, Ch. 18.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 21.
Mearsheimer & Walt, Ch. 8.
Meek, Ch. 15.
Mitchell, Greg. So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits — and the President —Failed on Iraq. New York City: Union Square Press, 2008.
Moore, James. Bush’s War for Reelection: Iraq, the White House, and the People. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004: Ch. 1-6, 12-13, 16.
Nagl, Ch. 3-6.
Novak, Ch. 1, 43-44.
Oates. Carthage. New York City: Ecco, 2014: Ch. 6.
Packer, George. The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq, rev. ed. New York City: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2006.
Palmer, Ch. 24.
Parenti, Christian. The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq. New York City: The New Press, 2004.
Pelletière, Stephen C. Israel in the Second Iraq War: The Influence of Likud. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2010: Ch. 1-2, 5.
Perret, Geoffrey. Commander in Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power Into a Threat to America's Future. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007: Ch. 26-28.
Quigley, Ch. 38.
Reporting Iraq: An Oral History of the War by the Journalists Who Covered It. Ed. Mike Hoyt et al. Hoboken, N.J.: Melville House Publishing, 2007.
Risen, Ch. 3-6.
Ronson, Ch. 16.
Sanchez & D.T. Phillips, Ch. 9-22.
Scahill, Blackwater, Ch. 3-10, 13, 16.
Scheuer, Marching Toward Hell, Ch. 4.
Seierstad, Åsne. A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal. 2003. Trans. Ingrid Christophersen. 2004. Rpt. New York City: Basic Books, 2005.
Taibbi, Great Derangement, Ch. 4.
Tenet & Harlow, Ch. 16-25.
G. Thomas, Ch. 19.
Turner, Brian. Here, Bullet, rev. ed. Northumberland, U.K.: Bloodaxe, 2007.
United States. Cong. House. Committee on Government Reform‚ Minority Staff. Special Investigations Division. Iraq on the Record: The Bush Administration's Public Statements on Iraq. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2004.
Vance. Christianity and War and Other Essays Against the Warfare State, rev. ed. Pensacola, Fla.: Vance Publications, 2008: Ch. 5.
War We Could Not Stop, Ch. 2-18.
Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Ch. 49.
Westin, Ch. 6, 8.
World According to TomDispatch, Ch. 1-3, 5, 8, 11-12, 16, 20.
Wright, Evan. Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War, rev. ed. New York City: Berkley Caliber, 2008.
Zucchino, David. Thunder Run: The Armored Strike to Capture Baghdad. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2004.
v. Iran
ElBaradi, Ch. 5, 9, 11.
Gardiner, U.S. Air Force Col. Sam (ret.). The End of the "Summer of Diplomacy": Assessing U.S. Military Options on Iran. New York City: The Century Foundation Press, 2006.
vi. The 2004 Election
P. Baker, Ch. 17, 19.
Block, Walter E. Toward a Libertarian Society. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2014: Ch. 4.
Chernus, Ch. 12.
Draper, Dead Certain, Ch. 12-14.
Fisher, Dana. Activism, Inc. How the Outsourcing of Grassroots Campaigns Is Strangling Progressive Politics in America. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford UP, 2006: Ch. 5.
Heilemann, John, and Mark Halperin. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2010: Ch. 1.
Sammon, Strategery, Ch. 4-8, 10-11.
Gumbel, Andrew. Steal This Vote: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America. New York City: Nation Books, 2005: Ch. 13.
Rothschild, Ch. 14.
Tyrrell, R. Emmett Jr. The Clinton Crack-Up: The Boy President’s Life After the White House. Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson, 2007: Ch. 7.
Vidal, Point to Point Navigation, Ch. 31.
Westin, Ch. 7.
Woodward, State of Denial, Ch. 31.
vii. Hurricane Katrina
(1) W.E. Block
Block, W.E. Toward a Libertarian Society. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2014: Ch. 17.
Block, W.E., and Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. "Katrina and the Future of New Orleans." Telos Summer 2007: 170-185.
(2) Other
World According to TomDispatch, Ch. 28
.
viii. Sammon
(1) Strategery, Ch. 1, 12, 15-17.
(2) Evangelical President, Ch. 2, 4.
ix. Others
P. Baker, Ch. 13, 16, 18, 20-37.
R. Baker, Ch. 21, 23-24.
Bartlett. Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy. New York City: Doubleday, 2006: Ch. 2-5, 11.
Bovard. The Bush Betrayal. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004: Ch. 5-9, 17.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 16.
Colodny & Shachtman, Ch. 27.
Draper, Dead Certain, Ch. 6, 15-20, 22.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 6, Ch. 2.
Kelley, Ch. 27, Afterword.
Kucinich, Dennis,  David Swanson, and Elizabeth de la Vega. The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush. Port Townsend, Wash.: Feral House, 2008.
Kuo, Ch. 9-11.
Norton, Anne. Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP, 2004: Ch. 5.
J. Reid, Ch. 30.
Suskind, The Price of Loyalty, Ch. 6, 8-9.
Jeffrey Tucker, Ch. 39.
Tyler, Ch. 12.
Woodward, State of Denial, Ch. 32.
c. Other
P. Baker, Ch. 3-4.
Bartlett, Impostor, Ch. 1.
Bock, Alan W. Ambush at Ruby Ridge: How Government Agents Set Randy Weaver Up and Took His Family Down. 1995. Rpt. New York City: Berkley Books, 1996: Ch. 1, 3-10.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 9.
Chernus, Ch. 5.
Corn, Ch. 2-3.
Draper, Dead Certain, Ch. 1, 3-4.
Kelley, Ch. 24-26.
Kuo, Ch. 7-8.
MacDonnell, Ch. 16.
Minutaglio, Ch. 1, 13-16.
Ruppert, Ch. 4.
Woodward. State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2006: Ch. 1-2.
2. The Clinton Administration
a. Anti-Terrorism

Boykin, et al., Ch. 8.
Burton, Ch. 30, 32-35.
Cashill, Jack. TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy. Washington, D.C.: Regnery History, 2016.
R.A. Clarke, Ch. 4-9.
Coll, Ch. 21-23, 25, 27, 29.
Harmon, Ch. 30, 32-33.
S. Harris, Ch. 9-10.
Jacboson & Colón, Ch. 4.
Labévière, Richard. Dollars for Terror: The United States and Islam, rev. ed. Trans. Martin DeMers. New York City: Algora Publishing, 2000: Ch. 17.
Mayer, Jane. The United States and Torture, Ch. 6.
Miniter. Losing bin Laden: How Bill Clinton's Failures Unleased Global Terror. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2003: Ch. 2, 4-11.
R. Patterson, Lt. Col. Robert "Buzz" (ret.). Dereliction of Duty: An Eyewitness Account of How Bill Clinton Compromised America's National Security. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2003: Ch. 7.
Rizzo, Ch. 8-9.
Scheuer, Marching Toward Hell, Ch. 2.
Wright, Looming Tower, Ch. 11, 14.
b. Waco
The FBI and Religion, Ch. 12.
Gregory, Anthony. " 'God Help Us, We Want the Press': The 1993 Waco Disaster and Government Media Relations." Diss. UC Berkeley, 1993.
Kessler, The Bureau, Ch. 24.
Reavis, Dick J. The Ashes of Waco: An Investigation. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1995
Ronson, Ch. 12.
c. Somalia
Bowden. Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, rev. ed. New York City: Signet, 2000.
Fletcher, Martin. Breaking News: A Stunning and Memorable Account of Reporting From Some of the Most Dangerous Places in the World. Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2008. Ch. 6.
Hackworth, & Mathews, Ch. 4, 6.
Halberstam, Ch. 23.
Maren, Ch. 1, 12-14.
Miniter, Losing bin Laden, Ch. 3.
G.L. Posner, Why America Slept, Ch. 7.
Quigley, Ch. 32.
d. Haiti
Goff, U.S. Army Master Sgt. Stan (ret.). Hideous Dream: A Soldier's Memoir of the U.S. Invasion of Haiti. New York City: Soft Skull Press, 2000.
Hackworth, & Mathews, Ch. 8.
e. General Foreign Intervention
Allawi, Ch. 3.
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East,Ch. 9-10.
Campbell, W. Joseph. 1995: The Year the Future Began. Oakland, Calif.: U of California P, 2015: Ch. 4.
Deliso, Ch. 1.
Government of the Shadows: Parapolitics and Criminal Sovereignty. Ed. Eric Wilson and Tim Lindsey. London: Pluto Press, 2009: Ch. 10.
Fontova, Fidel, Ch. 14-15.
Hackworth, & Mathews, Ch. 3, 7, 9-10.
Quigley, Ch. 33-36.
Riedel, Ch. 6.
Sanchez & D.T. Phillips, Ch. 7.
Tyler, Ch. 10-11.
e. Oklahoma City
W.J. Campbell, Ch. 2.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 30.
Evans-Pritchard, Ch. 1-7, Appendix A.
Harmon, Ch. 34.
Hoffman, David. The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Politics of Terror. Venice, Calif.: Feral House, 1998.
Kessler, The Bureau, Ch. 34.
G.L. Posner, Why America Slept, Ch. 10.
f. The 1996 Election
Smith, Sally Bedell. For Love of Politics — Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years. New York City: Random House, 2007: Ch. 11.
Pinkerton, Ch. 28.
Woodward. The Choice: How Clinton Won, rev. ed. New York City: Touchstone, 1997.
g. Impeachment
Barr, Bob. The Meaning of Is: The Squandered Impeachment and Wasted Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton. Atlanta: Stroud & Hall Publishers, 2004: Ch. 4-7.
Connaughton, Jeff. The Payoff: Why Wall Street Always Wins. Westport, Conn.: Prospecta Press, 2012: Ch. 9.
E. Klein, Hillary, Ch. 4-5, 20-23, 25.
MacDonnell, Ch. 15.
Schippers, David P., and Alan P. Henry. Sellout: The Inside Story of Clinton's Impeachment. Washington, D.C.: Henry Regnery, 2000.  
S.B. Smith, Ch. 12-15.
Westin, Ch. 2.
Woodward. Shadow, Pt. 5.
h. The Departure
Felsenthal, Ch. 1-2.
Olson, Barbara. The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2001.
S.B. Smith, Ch. 18.
Tyrrell, Ch. 2, 4.
i. Kessler
(1) The Bureau, Ch. 25-26, 29-30.
(2) In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 19, 21.
j. E. Klein
i. Hillary, Ch. 15-19, 24, 26-34.
ii. Unlikeable: The Problem With Hillary. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2015: Ch. 6, 10.
k. Other
Aldrich, Gary. Unlimited Access: An FBI Agent Inside the White House, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Henry Regnery, 1998.
Armentano, Dominick T. Antitrust: The Case for Repeal, rev. ed. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1999: Ch. 1.
Baer, See No Evil, Ch. 1, 19-21.
Barr, Ch. 1-3, 8-9.
Bartlett, Impostor, Ch. 7.
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 11, 16.
Bryce, Pipe Dreams, Ch. 14.
Byron, Ch. 16, 18.
C. P. Andersen, Bill and Hilary, Ch. 1, 7-8.
Bovard. "Feeling Your Pain": The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years, rev. ed. New York City: Palgrave, 2001.
W.J. Campbell, Ch. 5.
Campos, Paul. The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession With Weight Is Hazardous to Your Health. New York City: Gotham Books, 2004: Ch. 15.
Connaughton, Ch. 7.
Courtwright, Ch. 10.
Crile, Introduction.
DeFrank, Ch. 7.
DiLorenzo, Thomas J. Organized Crime: The Unvarnished Truth About Government. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2012: Ch. 12.
Dorrien, Ch. 4.
Eszterhas. American Rhapsody. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Evans-Pritchard, Ch. 8-15, 22, Appendix B.
Flowers & Dapper, Ch. 9-14.
Franks and McConnell, Ch. 6.
Goad, Ch. 8.
Halberstam, Ch. 2, 11, 22, 24-28, 36-37, 40-44.
Henwood, Doug. My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency, rev. ed. New York City: Seven Stories Press, 2016: Ch. 2.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 2, Ch. 2.
Jones, Libido Dominandi, Pt. 3, Ch. 21.
M. Kelly. Things Worth Fighting For, Pt. III.
Knightley, Ch. 20.
Kuhn, Ch. 14.
McDonald, Oonagh. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Turning the American Dream Into a Nightmare, rev. ed. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013: Ch. 1-6, 8, 13.
Moldea, A Washington Tragedy, Pt. 1; Pt. 2, Ch. 1-26, 29; Pt. 3-4.
Novak, Ch. 38.
R. Patterson, Ch. 1-6, 8.
G.L. Posner, Why America Slept, Ch. 8, 14.
Sammon, Strategery, Ch. 13.
S.B. Smith, Ch. 1-10, 16-17.
Stewart, Pt. 3, Afterword, Appendixes 2-4.
Sobran, Joseph. Hustler: The Clinton Legacy. Ed. Tom McPherren. Vienna, Va.: Griffin Communications, 2000.
Tenet & Harlow, Ch. 1-5, 7-8.
Tuccille, Ch. 27.
Walker, Rebels on the Air, Ch. 10.
3. The 2008 Election
a. Obama
Corsi, Where's the Birth Certificate?, Ch. 1, 5, 11-12, Appendix B.
E. Klein, Amateur, Ch. 13, 21.
Limbaugh, David. Crimes Against Liberty: An Indictment of President Obama, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2011: Ch. 3.
b. The Clintons
Allen, Jonathan, and Amie Parnes. HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2014: Ch. 1-2.
Henwood, Ch. 4.
E. Klein, Unlikeable, Ch. 7.
c. Other
Bennett, James T. Not Invited to the Party: How the Demopublicans Have Rigged the System and Left Independents Out in the Cold. New York City: Springer, 2009: Ch. 7.
Doherty. Ron Paul's Revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired. New York City: Broadside Books, 2012: Ch. 1, 6.
Felsenthal, Ch. 10.
Heilemann & Halperin, Game Change, Ch. 5-23.
Kessler, In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 27.
Kranish & Helman, Ch. 11.
Oates. A Widow's Story: A Memoir. New York City: Ecco, 2011: Ch. 65.
J. Oppenheimer, Crazy Rich, Ch. 1.
Wolffe, Richard. Renegade: The Making of a President, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2010: Ch. 1, 3-8.
4. The Obama Administration
a. Foreign Policy
i. Central Asia
(1) The bin Laden Killing
J. Allen & Parnes, HRC, Ch. 11.
Bergen, Manhunt, Ch. 8, 11-14
Bowden, The Finish, Ch. 3-4, 6-9.
(2) Afghanistan
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East, Ch. 15.
Chandrasekaran. Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan. 2012. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2013: Ch. 2-18.
Robinson, Linda. One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2013.
(3) Other
Chayes, Ch. 1, 3-5, 11.
Danner, Spiral, Pt. 2.
Gall, Ch. 11-12.
F.M. Kaplan, Ch. 21.
Rashid, Ahmed. Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. New York City: Viking, 2012: Ch. 1, 4-6, 8-9.
Singh, Robert. Barack Obama’s Post-American Foreign Policy: The Limits of Engagement. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2012: Ch. 4.
ii. E. Klein
(1) Amateur, Ch. 17, 19.
(2) Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2014: Ch. 9, 20-21, 25, 31.
(3) Unlikeable, Ch. 8-9, 12, 15-16, 18, 23, 25.
(4) Guilty As Sin: Uncovering New Evidence of Corruption and How Hillary Clinton and the Democrats Derailed the FBI Investigation. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2016: Ch. 9, 15-16, 19.
iii. Other
J. Allen & Parnes, HRC, Ch. 3-10, 13, 15, 17-19.
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East, Ch. 16-18.
Beinart, Peter. The Crisis of Zionism. New York City: Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2012: Ch. 7-8.
Bergen, The Longest War, Ch. 18-19.
The Constitution Project, Ch. 10.
ElBaradi, Ch. 12.
Fund, John H., and Hans von Spakovsky. Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk. Encounter Books, 2012: Ch. 7.
Gallagher, Matt. Youngblood. New York City: Atria Books, 2016.
Henwood, Ch. 5.
F.M. Kaplan, Ch. 20.
Klaidman, Daniel. Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Limbaugh, Ch. 14-15.
Riedel, Ch. 5, 7.
Scahill et al. The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government's Secret Drone Warfare Program. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Singh, Ch. 1-3, 5-9.
West, Ch. 3-16.
Woodward. Obama's Wars. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2010.
b. The 2012 Election
J. Allen & Parnes, HRC, Ch. 12, 14, 16.
Halperin & Heilemann. Double Down: Game Change 2012. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2013: Ch. 1-4, 14-23.
E. Klein, Blood Feud, Ch. 1, 4, 10-19.
c. E. Klein
i. Amateur, Ch. 6-10, 12, 15-16, 20, 22.
ii. Blood Feud, Ch. 2-3, 5-7, 22, 26, 32.
iii. Unlikeable, Ch. 22, 24.
d. Other
Antle, W. James III. Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2013: Ch. 7.
Blackwell, J. Kenneth, and Ken Klukowski. The Blueprint: Obama's Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency. Guilford, Conn.: Lyons Press, 2010.
Corsi, Jerome R. Where's the Birth Certificate?: The Case That Barack Obama Is Not Eligible to Be President. Los Angeles: WND Books, 2011: Ch. 2, 13.
DiLorenzo, Ch. 8.
Freddoso, David. Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2011.
Kantor, Jodi. The Obamas. New York City: Little, Brown & Co., 2012.
Lewis, Hunter. Crony Capitalism in America: 2008-2012. Edinburg, Va.: AC2, 2013: Ch. 5-6, 13, 17.
Limbaugh, Ch. 4-12.
Norquist, Grover G., and John R. Lott Jr. Debacle: Obama's War on Jobs and Growth and What We Can Do Now to Regain Our Future. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Schlafly & Neumayr, Ch. 1-3, 7-9, 11-15.
Wolffe, Ch. 9.
Woodward. The Price of Politics, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2013.
5. The Congress
a. The Senate
i. Obama

C.P. Andersen, Barack and Michelle, Ch. 7.
Freddoso. The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and Unexamined Agenda of the Media's Favorite Candidate. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2008: Ch. 4-6.
Heilemann & Halperin, Game Change, Ch. 2, 4.
Sailer, Ch. 1, 12.
ii. Other
Henwood, Ch. 3.
b. The House
Bendavid, Naftali. The Thumpin': How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to Be Ruthless and Ended the Republican Revolution. New York City: Doubleday, 2007: Ch. 1, 3-10.
Jackley, Ch. 1-2, 12-13.
c. Other
J.R. Adams, Ch. 2.
Buckley, The Rake, Ch. 29, 31-32, 38-41, 43, 48, 50.
Connaughton, Ch. 1, 13-15.
The Constitution Project, Ch. 11.
Heilemann & Halperin, Game Change, Ch. 3.
Kaiser, Robert G. Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013: Ch. 4-24.
E. Klein, Guilty As Sin, Ch. 8.
Kranish & Helman, Ch. 7.
J. Moore, Ch. 15.
Novak, Ch. 39.
Odishelidze, Alexander, and Arthur B. Laffer. Pay to the Order of Puerto Rico. Fairfax, Va.: Allegiance Press, 2004: Ch. 10-11.
Rockwell. Fascism vs. Capitalism. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2013: Ch. 5.
Sammon, Evangelical President, Ch. 7.
Suskind. Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President. New York City: Harper, 2011: Ch. 1, 7-20.
Taibbi, Great Derangement, Ch. 2, 6.
Tyrrell, Ch. 8.
6. The Neconservatives
Bryce. Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of “Energy Independence”. New York City: PublicAffairs, 2008: Ch. 8.
Colodny & Shachtman, Ch. 26.
Dorrien, Ch. 6.
Halper & J. Clarke, Ch. 1, 3, 6-7.
Livingstone, Black Terror, White Soldiers, Ch. 31.
7. The Executive Police Agencies
a. The CIA
i. Prados
Prados, John. William Colby and the CIA: The Secret Wars of a Controversial Spymaster. 2003. Rpt. Lawrence, Kan.: UP of Kansas, 2009: Ch. 1.
Prados, Safe for Democracy, Ch. 24.
ii. Others
Coll, Ch. 13-15, 20.
Kiriakou & Ruby, Ch. 4-9. 16-17.
Mackenzie, Ch. 14.
Moran, Lindsay. Blowing My Cover: My Life as a CIA Spy. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005.
Pavone, Chris. The Expats. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2012.
Rizzo, Ch. 17.
Shorrock, Ch. 4.
Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Ch. 43-48.
b. The FBI
The FBI and Religion, Ch. 15.
E. Klein, Guilty As Sin, Ch. 10-12, 17-18, 28.
Weiner, Enemies, Ch. 41-43, 45.
c. Other
Burton, Ch. 29, 36.
Kessler, In the President’s Secret Service, Ch. 4, 6, 8-9, 11, 14, 16, 20, 24, 29-30.
Miller, Todd. Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Homeland Security. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2014: Ch. 1-6, 8-11.
Tosches. Trinities. 1994. Rpt. New York City: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1996: Ch. 24.
8. The Defense Department
Buzzell, Pt. 1.
Fury, Ch. 18.
F.M. Kaplan, Ch. 3, 5, 9-11, 15, 18-19, 22.
J. Moore, Ch. 7.
Nagl, Ch. 2, 8.
Neer, Robert M. Napalm: An American Biography. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Havard UP, 2013: Ch. 14.
Sanchez & D.T. Phillips, Ch. 5-6, 8, 23-24.
Hackworth, & Mathews, Ch. 11-13.
Haas, Ch. 21-23.
Spinney, Ch. 1-3, 6.
Vogel, Steve. The Pentagon: A History: The Untold Story of the Race to Build the Pentagon — and to Restore It Sixty Years Later. New York City: Random House, 2007: Ch. 19-21.
Wong, Leonard, and Stephen J. Gerras. Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute/United States Army War College Press, 2015.
9. The Kennedy Dynasty
a. E. Klein

i. Kennedy, Ch. 6.
ii. Amateur, Ch. 14.
iii. Blood Feud, Ch. 28.
b. Other
Jeffries, Ch. 7.
Taraborrelli, After Camelot, Pt. 17-23.
10. The Schools
Bawer, Bruce. The Victims’ Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind. New York City: Broadside Books, 2012: Ch. 7.
Iserbyt, Charlotte Thomson. The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America: A Chronological Paper Trail. Ravenna, Ohio: Conscience Press, 1999: Ch. 8.
Tittle, Ch. 8-15, 17-19.
Wolters, Raymond. Race and Education, 1954-2007. Columbia, Mo.: U of Missouri P, 2008: Ch. 10.
11. The Clintons
a. E. Klein
i. Blood Feud, Ch. 8, 23-24, 27, 29-30, 33.
ii. Unlikeable, Ch. 1-4, 11, 13-14, 17, 19-21, 26-31.
iii. Guilty As Sin, Ch. 1-6, 13-14, 20.
b. Others
J. Allen & Parnes, HRC, Ch. 20-21.
Felsenthal, Ch. 3-6, 8-9, 11-13.
Henwood, Ch. 6.
Schweizer, Peter. Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, rev. ed. New York City: Harper, 2016.
12. The Establishment Media
a. The New York Times
Mnookin, Seth. Hard News: Twenty-One Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media, rev. ed. New York City: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2005: Pt. 2-3.
Usher, Nikki. Making News at the New York Times. Ann Arbor, Mich.: The U of Michigan P, 2014.
b. Other
Gelsanliter, David. Fresh Ink: Behind the Scenes at a Major Metropolitan Newspaper. Denton, Texas: U of North Texas P, 1995.
13. Espionage
a. Edward Snowden
Epstein. How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2017: Ch. 1-18, 23, 27-29.
Greenwald, Glenn. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. New York City: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2014.
b. Other
Redden, Jim. Snitch Culture: How Citizens Are Turned Into the Eyes and Ears of the State, rev. ed. Venice, Calif.: Feral House, 2001: Ch. 1-4, 7, 15-17.
Ruskin, Gary. Spooky Business: Corporate Espionage Against Nonprofit Organizations. Washington, D.C.: Essential Information, 2013.
14. The Opposition
a. Ron Paul
i. A Foreign Policy of Freedom: "Peace. Commerce, and Honest Friendship." Lake Jackson, Texas: Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, 2007: Ch. 8-17.
ii. End the Fed. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2009: Ch. 1, 6-8, 10-15.
Doherty, Ron Paul's Revolution, Ch. 5, 7-9.
Rockwell, Fascism vs. Capitalism, Ch. 1, 16, 19.
b. Murray N. Rothbard
(1) The Logic of Action, Vol. II: Applications and Criticism From the Austrian School. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 1997: Ch. 10.
(2) The Irrepressible Rothbard: The Rothbard-Rockwell Report Essays of Murray N. Rothbard. Ed. Rockwell. Burlingame, Calif.: Center for Libertarian Studies, 2000.
c. Others
Dempsey, Gary T. Old Folly in a New Disguise: Nation Building to Combat Terrorism (Policy Analysis No. 429). Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2002.
Doherty, Gun Control on Trial, Ch. 2, 5-6.
Fontova. Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him, rev. ed. New York City: Sentinel, 2008: Ch. 8.
Francis. Revolution from the Middle. Raleigh, N.C.: Middle American Press, 1997.
Gottfried. The Conservative Movement, rev. ed. New York City: Twayne Publishers, 1993: Ch. 7.
Gray, Ch. 10-11.
J. Green, Ch. 5-6.
Greenberg, Ch. 4-5.
Healy, Ch. 9.
Huq, Aziz Z. Twelve Steps to Restore Checks and Balances. Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, 2008.
Main, Carla T. Bulldozed: “Kelo,” Eminent Domain, and the American Lust for Land. New York City: Encounter Books, 2007: Ch. 8.
Palmer, Ch. 21.
Popper, Nathaniel. Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money, rev. ed. New York City: Harper, 2015.
Raimondo, Justin [Dennis Raimondo]. Reclaiming the American Right: the Lost Legacy of the Conservative Movement. 1993. Rpt. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2008: Ch. 9-10.
Rockwell, Fascism vs. Capitalism, Ch. 1, 6.
D. Schulman, Ch. 13-14.
Scotchie, Joseph. Revolt From the Heartland: The Struggle for an Authentic Conservatism, rev. ed. London: Taylor and Francis, 2017: Ch. 6.
B. Sterling, Hacker Crackdown, Pt. 4.
Toobin, Ch. 18.
Wilson, Cody. Come and Take It: The Gun Printer’s Guide to Thinking Free. New York City: Gallery Books, 2016.
Woods, Thomas E. Jr. Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2010: Ch. 1, 5.
15. The 2016 Election
J. Allen & Parnes. Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign. New York City: Crown, 2017.
J. Green, Ch. 1, 7-11.
Henwood, Ch. 7.
E. Klein, Guilty As Sin, Ch. 7, 21-27, 29-31.
O’Rourke, P.J. How the Hell Did This Happen?: The U.S. Election of 2016. New York City: Grove Press, 2017.
Pollak, Joel B., and Larry Schweikart. How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2017.
Stone, Roger J. The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution. New York City: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.
Taibbi. Insane Clown President: Dispatches From the 2016 Circus. New York City: Spiegel & Grau, 2017.
Zaitchik, Alexander. The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump's America. New York City: Hot Books, 2016.
16. Chalmers Johnson
a. The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of Empire. 2004. Rpt. London: Verso, 2006: Ch. 3-6, 9-10.
b. Dismantling the Empire, Ch. 2, 8-11, 13-15.
17. Kevin B. MacDonald
a. Separation and Its Discontents: Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Anti-Semitism, rev. ed. Bloomington, Ind.: 1st Books, 2004: Ch. 9.
b. The Culture of Critique: An Evolutionary Analysis of Jewish Involvement in Twentieth-Century Century Intellectual and Political Movements, rev. ed. Bloomington, Ind.: 1st Books Library, 2002: Ch. 8.
18. Bruce Schneier
i. Schneier on Security. Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing, 2008.
ii. Carry On: Sound Advice From Schneier on Security. Indianapolis: Wiley, 2014: Ch. 1-2, 4-8.
iii. Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2015.
19. Other
American Civil Liberties Union. War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing. New York City: American Civil Liberties Union, 2014.
Anbinder, Tyler. City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016: Ch. 22.
Antle, Ch. 1-6, 9-10.
Bacevich. The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War, rev. ed. New York City: Oxford UP, 2013: Ch. 8.
Baer, Sleeping With the Devil, Ch. 1-3, 10, 12.
Bamford, Ch. 7-8.
Beinart, Ch. 2-3, 9.
Bilderberg Diary, Ch. 8-24.
Brewton, Ch. 22-23.
Bryce, Gusher of Lies, Ch. 2-3.
Carpenter, Dick M. II et al. Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture, rev. ed. Arlington, Va.: Institute for Justice, 2015.
Carson, Dale C., and Wes Denham. Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested, How to Just Say No to Car Searches, How to Legally Defend Yourself With Firearms, How to Keep Lawmen Out of Your Phone and Computer, rev. ed. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2014.
D. Cheney & L. Cheney, Ch. 8.
Cohan, Money and Power, Ch. 14-21, 23-24.
Colodny & Shachtman, Ch. 25.
Connaughton, Ch. 8, 10.
Courtwright, David T. No Right Turn: Conservative Politics in a Liberal America. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 2010: Ch. 9, 11.
DeLillo. Point Omega. New York City: Scribner, 2010.
Deliso, Ch. 7.
DeYoung, Ch. 1, 12-14.
DiLorenzo, Ch. 41.
Dinh, Linh. Postcards From the End of America. New York City: Seven Stories Press, 2017.
Douthat, Ch. 1-8.
T.B. Edsall & M.D. Edsall, Ch. 12.
Ehrenfeld, Ch. 1, 6.
ElBaradi, Ch. 8, 10.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 32.
Ferguson, Ch. 6-7.
Francis, Samuel T. America Extinguished: Mass Immigration and the Disintegration of American Culture. Monterey, Va.: Americans for Immigration Control, 2002.
G. Friedman, Ch. 3, 5.
Fumento, Ch. 24, Appendix A-B.
Fund & Von Spakovsky, Ch. 8, 10-11.
Ganser, Daniele. NATO’s Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe. London: Frank Cass, 2004: Ch. 2-3.
Gibson, William. Spook Country. New York City: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007.
Gottfried, Conservatism in America, Ch. 6.
J. Green, Ch. 2.
Hager, Appendix B.
Halberstam, Ch. 21, 39.
Halperin & Heilemann. Double Down, Ch. 5-13.
Harmon, Ch. 1, 28, 35-36, 38, 39.
S. Harris, Ch. 5-8.
Ingle, Bob, and Sandy McClure. The Soprano State: New Jersey’s Culture of Corruption, rev. ed. New York City: St. Martin’s, 2009: Ch. 1-7, 10.
Jeffries, Ch. 15.
Johnson, Nicholas. Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica. Los Angeles: Feral House, 2005.
Katusa, Marin. The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped From America’s Grasp. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley/Casey Research, 2014: Ch. 12.
M. Kelly. Things Worth Fighting For: Collected Writings. New York City: The Penguin Press, 2004: Pt. IV.
A. Klein & Elliott, Ch. 6, 13.
E. Klein, Amateur, Ch. 2-3, 18.
Kranish & Helman, Ch. 9-10, 12.
Labévière, Ch. 8, 10.
Laughland, John. A History of Political Trials: From Charles I to Saddam Hussein. Oxford, U.K.: Peter Lang, 2008: Ch. 17.
Ledeen, Ch. 4-6.
Lee, Edward. The Fight for the Future: How People Defeated Hollywood and Saved the Internet — for Now. Chicago: The Fight for the Future, 2013.
M.A. Lee, Ch. 7-8.
Leibovich, Mark. This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral — Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! — in America's Gilded Capital, rev. ed. New York City: Blue Rider Press, 2014.
H. Lewis, Ch. 1-3, 7-12, 14-16, 18-30.
MacKenzie, Ch. 6.
Mamdani, Pt. 1.
Maren, Ch. 15-16.
Mazarr, Michael J. "The Risks of Ignoring Strategic Insolvency." The Washington Quarterly Fall 2012: 7-22.
Mearsheimer & Walt, Ch. 1-6.
Novak, Ch. 37.
J. Oppenheimer, Crazy Rich, Ch. 3-4, 20-21.
Perkins, Ch. 38, 42.
Perret, Ch. 24.
Ruppert, Ch. 1-2, 5, 31-32.
J. Reid, Ch. 17, 20-28.
Rickards. Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, rev. ed. New York City: Portfolio/Penguin, 2012: Ch. 6-8.
Rieff. Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World. 1991. Rpt. London: Phoenix, 1993.
Ronson, Ch. 6.
Russia in the Arctic. Ed. Stephen J. Blank. Carlisle, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute, 2011: Ch. 1.
Sammon, Evangelical President, Ch. 8-9, 11-13.
Scahill, Blackwater, Ch. 2, 15, 18-19.
J. Scott, Ch. 10-11.
Shorrock, Ch. 1, 5, 7-8, 10.
Shipler, Ch. 4.
Singer, S. Fred, and Dennis T. Avery. Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years, rev. ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008: Ch. 13.
Sutton. Trilaterals Over America, rev. ed. San Pedro, Calif.: GSG & Associates Publishers, 1995: Appendix B.
Taibbi. Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches From a Rotting Empire. New York City: Black Cat, 2007.
Taylor, Jeff. Where Did the Party Go?: William Jennings Bryan, Hubert Humphrey, and the Jeffersonian Legacy. Columbia, Mo.: U of Missouri P, 2006: Ch. 12.
K. Thomas & Keith, Ch. 1, 7, 10, 12, 16-18.
Toobin, Ch. 2-17, 19-23.
Tyrrell, Ch. 1, 3, 6.
Van Creveld, Martin. Men, Women and War. London: Cassell & Co., 2001: Ch. 22.
Vance, Laurence M. The Revolution That Wasn't. Pensacola, Fla.: Vance Publications, 2009.
Vidal, Point to Point Navigation, Ch. 3.
Webb, Ch. 22-23.
Weinberg, Steven. Lake Views: This World and the Universe. The Belknap Press of Harvard UP. Cambridge, Mass., 2009: Ch. 14, 23.
Wessell, David. Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget. New York City: Crown Business, 2012: Ch. 1, 3, 5.
Westin, Ch. 4.
Wilcox, Crying Wolf, Ch. 2, 4, 7, 9.
World According to TomDispatch, Ch. 4, 21, 30-31.
20. The '90s Boom
a. Enron

Bartlett, Impostor, Ch. 6.
Cruver, Brian. Anatomy of Greed: The Unshredded Truth From an Enron Insider. New York City: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2002.
Bryce, Pipe Dreams, Ch. 1, 9-11, 13, 15-51.
McLean & Elkind, Ch. 5-22.
b. The Business Press
Bloomberg and Winkler, Ch. 5.
Ledbetter, James. Starving to Death on $200 Million:  The Short, Absurd Life of "The Industry Standard". New York City: Public Affairs, 2003.
Pinkerton, Ch. 8-9, 21-24, 29-35.
Wolf, Gary. Wired: A Romance. New York City: Random House, 2003: Ch. 2-14.
c. Long Term Capital Management
Authers, Ch. 12.
Cohan, House of Cards, Ch. 21.
N. Dunbar, Ch. 6-8.
Stockman, Great Deformation, Ch. 1.
d. Google
Battelle, Ch. 4, 6.
Levy, Steven. In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2011.
e. Belfort
i. The Wolf of Wall Street. 2007. Rpt. New York City: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2013.
ii. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street, Ch. 1-5, 9-10, 13, 15-24, 26-29.
f. Po Bronson
i. The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest: A Silicon Valley Novel. New York City: Random House, 1997.
ii. The Nudist on the Late Shift. New York City: Random House, 1999.
g. Other
Authers, Ch. 9-11, 13-14.
Battelle, Ch. 3.
Byron, Ch. 17, 19, 21-22.
W.J. Campbell, Ch. 1.
Cassidy, John. Dot.con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era, rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2003.
Ceruzzi, Ch. 9.
Cohan, House of Cards, Ch. 22.
Coll, Ch. 17.
J. Cramer, Ch. 4-23.
Cudahy, Ch. 7.
Denby, Ch. 1-24, 26-28, Epilogue.
Duncan, Ch. 9.
English-Lueck, J.A. Cultures@Silicon Valley. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford UP, 2002.
Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Ch. 4, 6.
Forden, Ch. 1, 11-19.
Gleick, James. What Just Happened: A Chronicle From the Information Frontier. New York City: Pantheon Books, 2002.
Gottlieb, Lori, and Jesse Jacobs, Inside the Cult of Kibu and Other Tales of the Millennial Gold Rush. Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2002.
Hamid, Ch. 1-5.
Isaacson, Ch. 23-30, 34.
Lewis. Next: The Future Just Happened. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2001.
McDonald, Lawrence G., and Patrick Robinson. A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers. New York City: Crown Business, 2009: Ch. 2-3.
Nocera, Ch. 18-19.
S. Patterson, Ch. 2-3, 7-15
Poulsen, Ch. 3-5.
Pynchon, Ch. 1-28.
Raviv. Comic Wars: How Two Tycoons Battled Over the Marvel Comics Empire — and Both Lost. New York City: Broadway Books, 2002: Ch. 3-20.
Segaller, Ch. 14-17.
Sinclair, Carla. Signal to Noise. San Francisco: HarperEdge, 1997.
Tuccille, Ch. 28-34.
Smith, Greg. Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story. New York City: Grand Central, 2012: Ch. 1-2.
Williams, Greg. Boomtown. New York City: Sewanee Writers' Series/The Overlook Press, 2004.
Wishart, Adam, and Regula Bochsler. Leaving Reality Behind: eToy vs. eToys.com and Other Battles to Control Cyberspace. New York City: Ecco, 2003.
M. Wolff. Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Zuckerman, Gregory. The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History, rev ed. New York City: Crown Business, 2010: Ch. 4.
21. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008
a. Iceland

Bagus, and David Howden. Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2011.
Lewis. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World, rev. ed. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2012: Ch. 1.
b. Government Reports
Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Ch. 1, 7, 9-22.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Republican Staff. The Role of Government Affordable Housing Policy in Creating the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 2009.
c. Cohan
Cohan, House of Cards, Ch. 1-12, 27-31.
Cohan, Money and Power, Ch. 22.
d. M. Lewis
i. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, rev. ed. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2011: Ch. 2-10.
ii. Boomerang, Ch. 2-5.
e. Salerno
i. Ch. 21-22.
ii. "A Reformulation of Austrian Business Cycle Theory in Light of the Financial Crisis." The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics Spring 2012: 3-44.
f. Others
Authers, Ch. 1, 17-27.
Booth, Philip. "Catholic Social Teaching and the Financial Crash." P. Booth et al. Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy, rev. ed. London: The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2014: Ch. 13.
Clarey, Aaron. Behind the Housing Crash: Confessions From an Insider. Minneapolis: Aaron Clarey, 2008: Ch. 2, 4-19.
Connaughton, Ch. 2, 4-5.
French, Douglas E. Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010: Ch. 1-3, 5-10.
Jong-Fast, Molly. The Social Climber's Handbook. New York City: Villard Trade Paperbacks, 2011.
Kaiser, Ch. 1, 3.
Katz, Alyssa. Our Lo4: How Real Estate Came to Own Us. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2009: Ch. 2-6.
H. Lewis, Ch. 4.
L.G. McDonald & P. Robinson, Ch. 8-12.
O. McDonald, Ch. 9-12, 14-15.
Paul, End the Fed, Ch. 9.
Randazzo, Anthony. Rebuilding Wall Street: A Review of the White House Proposal for Reforming Financial Services Regulation. Los Angeles: Reason Foundation, 2009.
Sowell, Thomas. The Housing Boom and Bust, rev. ed. New York City: Basic Books, 2010.
G. Smith, Ch. 6-7.
Stockman, Great Deformation, Ch. 2-3, 21-26, 30-32.
Suskind, Confidence Men, Ch. 2-6.
Tempelman, Jerry H. "Austrian Business Cycle Theory and the Global Financial Crisis: Confessions of a Mainstream Economist." Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics Spring 2010: 1-15.
Jeffrey Tucker, Ch. 13, 37, 62.
Wessel. In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2010: Ch. 1, 3, 4-14.
Weidemer, David, Robert A. Weidemer, and Cindy S. Spitzer. Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown, rev. ed. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2011: Ch. 2-3, 5.
Woods. Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2009: Ch. 1-4, 6-7.
G. Zuckerman, Ch. 2-3, 5-14.
22. Other Business
a. Finance
Godiwalla, Nina. Suits: A Woman on Wall Street. New York City: Atlas & Co., 2011.
L.G. McDonald & P. Robinson, Ch. 4-7.
McMeel, Cortright. Short. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2010.
S. Patterson, Ch. 1, 4, 17-25.
Roose, Kevin. Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street’s Post-Crash Recruits. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2014.
G. Smith, Ch. 3-5, 8-11.
b. Other
Bakke, Gretchen. The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2016: Ch. 5.
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 9, 12-15, 17, 19.
Battelle, Ch. 7, 9-11.
Dawson, Carol and Carol Johnston. House of Plenty: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Luby’s Cafeterias. Austin, Texas: U of Texas P, 2006: Ch. 16-18, 20.
Kirkpatrick, David. The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World. 2010. Rpt. New York City: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2011.
Robertson & Breen, Ch. 3-11.
D. Schulman, Ch. 9, 11-12.
23. Arts and Entertainment
a. Television
i. The Late Night Wars
(1) Bill Carter

(a) The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno, and the Network Battle for the Night, rev. ed. New York City: Hyperion, 1995: Ch. 1, 3-13.
(b) The War for Late Night, Ch. 1-2, 4-8, 10-12.
(2) Other
McMahon, Ch. 32-33.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 40.
ii. "60 Minutes"
Hewitt, Ch. 10-11.
Rader, Ch. 24-28.
iii. "Seinfeld"
Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin. Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2016: Ch. 2-13, 15.
Bjorklund, Dennis. Seinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia With Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries. Los Gatos, Calif.: Smashwords Edition, 2012.
Oppenheimer. Seinfeld, Ch. 32-33, 36, 38.
Tracy, Ch. 5-19.
iv. Other
Buckley, The Rake, Ch. 49.
Cantor, Paul A. Gilligan Unbound: Pop Culture in the Age of Globalization. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001: Pt. 2.
Carlo, Ch. 57-58.
T. Davis, Ch. 19.
De Stefano, George. An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America. New York City: Faber and Faber, 2006: Ch. 5.
James. Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP, 2016.
Marks & Tannenbaum, Ch. 39-53.
McKibben, Bill. The Age of Missing Information. New York City: Random House, 1992.
Muto, Joe. An Athiest in the FOXhole: A Liberal’s Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media. New York City: Dutton, 2013.
Salkin, Allen. From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network, rev. ed. New York City: Berkley Books, 2014: Ch. 2-14.
Sammon, Strategery, Ch. 9.
b. Literature
i. The Revived Comic Novel
(1) The New York Press Alumni
(a) Marty Beckerman

(i) Death to All Cheerleaders: One Adolescent Journalist's Cheerful Diatribe Against Teenage Plasticity. Anchorage, Alaska: Marty Beckerman, 2000.
(ii) Generation S.L.U.T. (Sexually Liberated Urban Teens): A Brutal Feel-Up Session With Today's Sex-Crazed Adolescent Populace. New York City: Pocket Books/MTV Books, 2004.
(b) Amy Sohn
(i) Run Catch Kiss. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1999.
(ii) My Old Man. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
(iii) Prospect Park West. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
(iv) Motherland. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2012.
(c) Others
Ames, Jonathan. Wake Up, Sir! New York City: Scribner, 2004.
Knipfel, Jim. The Buzzing. New York City: Vintage Contemporaries, 2003.
Lipsyte, Sam. The Ask. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Vizzini, Ned. Be More Chill. New York City: Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2004.
(2) Tracy Quan
(a) The Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl: A Nancy Chan Novel. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2001.
(b) Diary of a Married Call Girl: A Nancy Chan Novel. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2005.
(3) Paula Marantz Cohen
(a) Jane Austen in Boca. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2002.
(b) Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan. New York City: St. Martin’s Press, 2004.
(c) Jane Austen in Scarsdale, or Love, Death, and the SATs. New York City: St. Martin’s Press, 2006.
(4) Others
Andersen, Kurt. Turn of the Century. New York City: Random House, 1999.
Barrett, Jo. The Men's Guide to the Women's Bathroom, rev. ed. New York City: Avon, 2008.
Crittenden, Danielle. amanda bright@home. New York City: Warner Books, 2003.
Franzen. The Corrections. New York City: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2001.
Kunstler. Maggie Darling: A Modern Romance. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2004.
Magnuson, James. Famous Writers I Have Known. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2014.
Miles, Jonathan. Dear American Airlines. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
Rushdie, Salman. Fury. New York City: Random House, 2001.
Salem, J.J. Tan Lines. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Shiner. Slam. 1990. Rpt. New York City: St. Martin's Griffin, 2001.
Stillman, Ch. 27.
Westlake, Donald E. The Hook. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 2000.
Wolcott. The Catsitters. 2001. Rpt. New York City: Perennial, 2002.
Zappa, Moon Unit. America the Beautiful. New York City: Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2001.
ii. Comic Books
S. Lee & Mair, Ch. 18.
Simon, Joe. My Life in Comics. London: Titan Books, 2011: Ch. 17.
iii. Other
Bruen & Starr, Ch. 3.
Kernan, Alvin. The Death of Literature. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP, 1990: Ch. 8.
c. Music
i. Rock
(1) Metal

Christe, Sound of the Beast, Ch. 13, 15-16, 18-20, Epilogue.
Konow, Ch. 12.
Lemmy & Garza, Ch. 11-12.
Mustaine & Layden, Ch. 12-17.
(2) Other
Bruford, Ch. 9.
Christe, Everybody Wants Some, Ch. 13-20.
Kennedy, Dan. Rock On. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2008.
Kiedis & Sloman, Ch. 9-15.
Leonard. Be Cool. New York City: Delacorte Press, 1999: Ch. 19, 22, 24.
Shiner. Say Goodbye, rev. ed. Burton, Mich.: Subterranean Press, 2008.
Sid Smith, Ch. 13.
Soffee, Ch. 7-8.
D. Weigel, Ch. 11.
ii. B.B. King
Danchin, Sebastian. 'Blues Boy': The Life and Music of B.B. King. Jackson, Miss.: U of Mississippi P, 1998: Epilogue
.
King, B.B. [Riley King], and David Ritz. Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King. New York City: Avon Books, 1996: Ch. 26.
iii. The Crooners
(1) Sinatra

T. Reid, Dreesen & Rapoport, Ch. 13.
Sinatra & Holden, Ch. 16-18.
Summers, Anthony, and Robbyn Swan. Sinatra: The Life. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005: Ch. 35-36.
Taraborelli, Ch. 46-47.
(2) Other
Evanier, Ch. 14.
iv. Other
M. Andersen & M. Jenkins, Ch. 12-15.
Bacharach & R. Greenfield, Ch. 20-24, 27.
Bronson, Ch. 9, 18.
E. Costello, Ch. 30, 32-35.
Farley, Ch. 14-17.
Gavin, Is That All There Is?, Ch. 18.
E. James & Ritz, Ch. 34.
Leonard, Be Cool, Ch. 4-8, 10, 13, 15-16, 21.
Lydon, Pt. 7.
M. Parker, Ch. 10.
R.J. Smith, Ch. 25.
Wesley, Ch. 11.
Whiteis, David. Southern Soul-Blues. Urbana, Ill.: U of Illinois P, 2013: Ch. 6-8, 10-11.
d. Cinema
(1) Hollywood
(a) MCA

Bruck. When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent Into Power and Influence. New York City: Random House, 2003: Ch. 6.
McDougal, Last Mogul, Ch. 35-36.
(b) "Goodfellas"
H. Hill & Russo, Ch. 17.
Shawn Levy, Ch. 17.
(c) Epstein
i. The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood, rev. ed. New York City: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2006: Pt. 2-6.
ii. The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies. New York City: Melville House, 2012.
(d) Leonard
(i) Get Shorty, Ch. 2, 4-5, 7-15, 17-21, 24-26, 28
.
(ii) Be Cool, Ch. 3, 20.
(e) Others
Biskind, Star, Ch. 11-14.
Bruen, Ken, and Jason Starr. PIMP. London: Hard Case Crime, 2016: Ch. 2, 6-7, 11, 14, 20-21, 23, 28, 32.
Cannell. Hollywood Tough. New York City: St. Martin’s Press, 2003: Ch. 1-2, 6, 15, 17, 20, 25-26, 35-36, 40, 50.
Eszterhas, Hollywood Animal, Ch. 10, 12, 14-16, 18-21, 23, 25, 27-29,31-33.
Evans, Ch. 43-44.
Friedkin, Ch. 16.
Shawn Levy, Ch. 18, 22-29.
McDougal, Fatal Subtraction, Ch. 10, 18-21, 23, 25-41.
North. The War on Mel Gibson: The Media vs. The Passion. Powder Springs, Ga.: American Vision, 2004: Ch. 1-4.
Salamon, Ch. 1, 4-17.
Young, Toby. The Sound of No Hands Clapping: A Memoir. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2006: Ch. 2, 6, 12, 14, 16, 20-24.
Waxman, Sharon. Rebels on the Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2013.
Wenner, Jann, and Corey Seymour. Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2007: Ch. 11.
(2) Off-Hollywood
(a) Hong Kong
Boardwell, Ch. 10-11.
O'Brien, Ch. 5.
(b) Other
Biskind. Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
Fuller, Fuller & Rudes, Ch. 1, 56-60.
Isaacson, Ch. 22, 33.
Shawn Levy, Ch. 19-21, 30.
Pekar, Harvey et al. Our Movie Year. New York City: Ballantine Books, 2004.
Sohn. The Actress. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Vidal, Point to Point Navigation, Ch. 48.
Young, No Hands Clapping, Ch. 9.
e. The Comedians
i. Seinfeld
Armstrong, Ch. 14.
Oppenheimer, Ch. 34-35, 37, 39-41.
ii. Other
Dangerfield, Rodney [Jacob Cohen]. It's Not Easy Bein' Me: A Lifetime of No Respect but Plenty of Sex and Drugs. New York City: HarperEntertainment, 2004: Ch. 14, 16-17.
Nesteroff, Kliph. The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy. New York City: Grove Press, 2015: Ch. 12-13.
J.R. Parish, Ch. 30-32.
f. Cuisine
Buford, Heat, Ch. 4, 6, 13, 15.
Issenberg, Ch. 10.
McNamee, Ch. 15-18.
g. The Pornographers
Ford, Ch. 10.
MacDonnell, Ch. 1, 9-14, 17.
Watts, Ch. 20-21.
h. Hunter S. Thompson
Carroll, E. Jean. Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson, rev. ed. Warwick, N.Y.: 1500 Books, 2010: Ch. 19-20.
McKeen, Ch. 18.
Wenner & Seymour, 9-10, 12-13.
i. Sven A. Kirsten
i. Tiki Modern — and the Wild World of Witco. Cologne, Germany: Taschen, 2007: Ch. 19.
ii. Tiki Pop: America Imagines Its Own Polynesian Paradise. Cologne, Germany: Musée du Quai Branly/Taschen, 2014: Ch. 36.
j. Other
Baldwin, Ch. 8-14.
Bamberger, Michael, and Alan Shipnuck. The Swinger. New York City: Simon & Schuster/Sports Illustrated Books, 2011.
Bulgato & Polano, Ch. 4-5.
Chang, Ch. 15.
Gavin, Stormy Weather, Ch. 21.
C. James, Blaze of Obscurity, Ch. 19-30.
Leonard, Be Cool, Ch. 1, 12, 26.
Kushner, David. Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2012: Ch. 2-25.
Limaye, Kanchan. "Adieu to the Avant-Garde." Reason July 1997: 36.
Michaelis, Ch. 28.
J. Schwartz, Ch. 21.
Shaffer & Ritz, Ch. 41.
Yelavich, Susan. Contemporary World Interiors. London: Phaidon Press, 2007.
Young, No Hands Clapping, Ch. 7-8, 10, 17.
Zito & Layden, Ch. 22.
24. The Crime Scene
a. Organized Crime
i. The Mafia
(1) Capeci

(a) Murder Machine, Epilogue.
(b) Jerry Capeci's Gang Land. New York City: Alpha, 2003
.
(c) Mob Star, Ch. 33-35, Epilogue, Postscript.
(d) Idiot's Guide to the Mafia, Pt. 6.

(2) Others
Anastasia, Ch. 1, 4-20.
Bazell, Josh. Beat the Reaper. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Bearman, Peter. Doormen. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005: Ch. 7.
Bourdain. Gone Bamboo. New York City: Villard, 1997.
Burdick & C. Mitchell, Ch. 26.
Cannell, Hollywood Tough, Ch. 14, 21-24, 29-31, 41.
Cirni. The Big Squeeze. New York City: Soho Press, 1991.
Garcia, Joaquin “Jack,” and Michael Graubart Levin. Making Jack Falcone: An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family, rev. ed. New York City: Pocket Star Books, 2009.
Harmon, Ch. 22-27, 29, 31, 37.
Kamininsky, Stuart M. The Rockford Files: Devil on My Doorstep. New York City: Forge/Tom Doherty Associates, 1998.
Konigsberg, Ch. 3, 13, 16.
Lawson & Oldham, Ch. 4-5, 8, 10-18.
Lehr & O'Neill, Pt. 3.
Leonard, Get Shorty, Ch. 3, 16, 22-23, 27.
Pistone & Brandt, Ch. 23.
Tosches, Trinities, Ch. 1-2, 4-5, 7, 9-10, 14, 16-21, 23, 25-26, 28-30, 33-34.
ii. Los Angeles
(1) The Mexican Mafia

Cannell, Hollywood Tough, Ch. 7-10.
Rafael, Tony. The Mexican Mafia, rev. ed. New York City: Encounter Books, 2009: Ch. 1-11, 13-16, 18-19.
(2) Cannell
(a) The Viking Funeral. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2002: Ch. 1-33, 47-52.
(b) Hollywood Tough, Ch. 3-5, 11-13, 16, 18-19, 27-28, 32-34, 37-39, 42-45.
(c) Vertical Coffin. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2004.
(d) White Sister. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2006.
(e) Three Shirt Deal: A Shane Scully Novel. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2008.
(f) On the Grind. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2009.
(g) The Pallbearers. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2010: Ch. 2-50, 62.
(h) The Prostitutes' Ball. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2010: Ch. 1-22, 24-28, 30-35, 37-54.
(i) Vigilante. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2011.
(3) Leonard
(a) Be Cool, Ch. 2, 9, 11, 14, 18.
(b) Road Dogs. New York City: William Morrow, 2009: Ch. 7-30.
(4) T. Jefferson Parker
(a) L.A. Outlaws. New York City: Dutton, 2008.
(b) Iron River. New York City: Dutton, 2010.
(5) Cannell
(a) King Con. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1997.
(b) Riding the Snake. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1998.
(c) Viking Funeral, Ch. 34-46.
(d) Hollywood Tough, Ch. 46-49.
(e) The Pallbearers, Ch. 51-61.
(6) Other
Faust, Christa. Money Shot. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2008.
iii. Biker Gangs
Menginie & Droban, Ch. 5-21.
Queen, William. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang. New York City: Random House, 2005: Ch. 1-2, 4-15.
iv. L. Block
(1) The Matthew Scudder Series
(a) A Dance at the Slaughterhouse. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Avon Books, 1992.
(b) A Walk Among the Tombstones. 1992. Rpt. London: Hard Case Crime, 2014.
(2) The Keller Series
(a) Hit Man. New York City: William Morrow, 1998.
(b) Hit List. New York City: William Morrow, 2000.
(3) Other
(b) The Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes. London: Hard Case Crime, 2015.
v. M.A. Collins
(1) The Last Quarry. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2006.
(2) American Gangster. New York City: Tor/Tom Doherty Associates, 2007: Ch. 27.
vi. Oates
(1) Black Dahlia and White Rose, Pt. 4.
(2) Carthage, Ch. 9-10, 14.
vii. Pelecanos
(1) Right As Rain Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2001.
(2) Soul Circus. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2003.
(3) The Cut. New York City: Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
viii. Westlake
(1) "Richard Stark"
(a) Comeback. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1997.
(b) Backflash. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1998.
(c) Breakout. New York City: Mysterious Press, 2002.
(d) Ask the Parrot. New York City: Mysterious Press, 2006.
(e) Dirty Money. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2008.
(2) Other
(a) Smoke. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1995.
(b) Put a Lid on It. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 2002.
ix. Others
Beall, Ch. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13-37.
Belfort, Catching the Wolf of Wall Street, Ch. 25.
M. Booth, Pt. 5, Ch. 4.
“Brandt, Harry” [Richard Price]. The Whites. New York City: Henry Holt and Co., 2015.
Buckley, The Rake, Ch. 44.
Carlo, Ch. 59-61.
Denton, Ch. 22.
Farren, Ch. 10.
Farzad, Ch. 47-55.
Finch, Phillip. Sugarland. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1992: Ch. 1-2, 29.
R.I. Friedman, Ch. 1, 4-6, 10-11.
Gray, Ch. 2, 8.
Hernández, Ch. 6-7, 9-11.
Huddy, Ch. 1-2, 14-34.
Irving, Clifford. Final Argument. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1993: Ch. 1, 4, 7, 9-14, 17, 19-33.
Judelson, Ira, and Daniel Paisner. The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front-Page Bail Bondsman. New York City: Touchstone, 2014.
Lashner, William. Veritas. New York City: ReganBooks, 1997: Ch. 1-32, 34-53, 55-56.
Leonard, Road Dogs, Ch. 1-6.
Napoleoni, Ch. 12, 14-17.
J. Oppenheimer, Crazy Rich, Ch. 5.
Pistone & Brandt, Ch. 15.
Saviano, Roberto. Gomorrah. 2006. Trans. Virginia Jewiss. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Tosches, Trinities, Ch. 3, 6, 8, 11-13, 15, 22, 27, 31-32.
G. Webb, Ch. 24.
b. Unorganized Crime
i. Southern California
(1) O.J. Simpson
W.J. Campbell, Ch. 3.
Dunne, Dominick. Another City, Not My Own: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir. 1997. Rpt. New York City: Ballentine Books, 2009.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 31.
Lange, Tom, Philip Vannatter, and Moldea. Evidence Dismissed: The Inside Story of the Police Investigation of O.J. Simpson. New York City: Pocket Books, 1997.
Reed, Ishmael. Juice! Champaign, Ill.: Dalkey Archive Press, 2011.
(2) Other
Bruen & Starr, Ch. 12-13, 16-19, 25-27, 29-30, 31.
Cannell. At First Sight: A Novel of Obsession. New York City: Vanguard Press, 2008.
Faust. Choke Hold. London: Hard Case Crime, 2011.
Kamininsky. The Rockford Files: The Green Bottle. New York City: Forge/Tom Doherty Associates, 1996.
Kirchner, Paul. The Deadliest Men: The World's Deadliest Combatants Through the Ages. Boulder, Colo.: Paladin Press, 2001: Ch. 40.
Leonard. Be Cool, Ch. 17, 23, 25.
ii. Greater New York
(1) L. Block
(a) The Devil Knows You're Dead. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1993.
(b) Even the Wicked. New York City: William Morrow and Co., 1997.
(c) Small Town. New York City: William Morrow, 2003.
(2) Starr
(a) The Follower. New York City: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007.
(b) The Max. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2008.
(c) PIMP, Ch. 1, 4-5, 9-10, 22, 24.
(3) Westlake
(a) Dortmunder Series
(i) Drowned Hopes. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1990.
(ii) Don’t Ask. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1993.
(ii) Bad News. New York City: Mysterious Press, 2001.
(iii) The Road to Ruin. New York City: Mysterious Press, 2004.
(iv) Watch Your Back! New York City: Mysterious Press, 2005.
(v) What’s So Funny? New York City: Warner Books, 2007.
(vi) Get Real. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2009.
(b) Other
“Carmichael, Judson Jack” [Westlake]. The Scared Stiff. New York City: Otto Penzler/Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2002.
Westlake. The Ax. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1997.
(4) Others
"Aleas, Richard" [Charles Ardai]. Little Girl Lost. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2004.
Atwood, Russell. Losers Live Longer. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2009.
Bloom, Stephen G. Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America, rev. ed. New York City: Harcourt, 2001: Ch. 16.
Brooklyn Noir. Ed. Tim McLoughlin. New York City: Akashic Books, 2004: Pt. 2-4.
Oates. Rape: A Love Story. New York City: Otto Penzler/Carroll & Graf, 2003.
Owen, Frank X. Clubland: The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2003.
“Porkpie, Jonny." The Corpse Wore Pasties. New York City: Hard Case Crime, 2009.
iii. Leonard
(1) Tishomingo Blues. New York City: William Morrow, 2002.
(2) Mr. Paradise. New York City: William Morrow, 2004.
(3) Raylan. New York City: William Morrow, 2012.
iv. Oates
(1) "R. Smith"
(a) Snake Eyes. New York City: Dutton, 1992.
(b) Double Delight. New York City: Dutton, 1997.
(c) Starr Bright Will be With You Soon. New York City: Dutton, 1999.
(2) Other
(a) Daddy Love. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 2013.
v. Pelecanos
(1) A Firing Offense, rev. ed. New York City: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
(2) Nick's Trip. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1993: Ch. 1, 3-32.
(3) Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1995.
(4) Shame the Devil. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2000.
(5) Night Gardener, Ch. 2-39.
(6) The Turnaround. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2008: Ch. 5-28.
(7) The Double. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2013.
vi. Westlake
(1) Baby, Would I Lie?: A Romance of the Ozarks. New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1994.
(2) What’s the Worst That Could Happen? New York City: The Mysterious Press, 1996.
vii. Others
P.M. Barrett, Ch. 10.
F. Barthelme, and Steven Barthelme. Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999: Ch. 12-18.
Bruen & Starr, Ch. 15.
Byron, Ch. 15.
Goad, Ch. 6-7, 9-16.
King, Gary C. The Texas 7: A True Story of Murder and a Daring Escape. New York City: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2001: Ch. 14-20.
Knipfel, Jim. Noogie’s Time to Shine. New York City: Virgin Books, 2007.
Lucas, Frank, and Aliya S. King. Original Gangster: My Life As NYC’s Biggest, Baddest Drugs Baron. 2009. Rpt. London: Ebury, 2012: Ch. 27-28.
Poulsen, Ch. 2, 6-36.
Sublett, Jesse. Boiled in Concrete. New York City: Viking, 1992.
c. Prison
Thomas, Cullen. Brother One Cell: An American Coming of Age in South Korea's Prisons. New York City: Viking, 2007: Ch. 1-22, 24-42.
Wilson, Christopher P. Learning to Live With Crime: American Crime Narrative in the Neoconservative Turn. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State UP, 2010: Ch. 5.
25. Western Asia
a. Dar al-Islam
i. Osama bin Laden
(a) Bergen

(i) Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden, rev. ed. New York City: Touchstone, 2002.
(ii) Manhunt, Ch. 4, 6, 9.
(b) Miniter
(1) Losing bin Laden, Ch. 1.
(2) Shadow War, Ch. 2
.
(c) Others
Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East,Ch. 11.
Bamford, Ch. 9.
Bowden, The Finish, Ch. 2, 5.
Burke, Ch. 9.
G. Friedman, Ch. 3.
Gall, Ch. 13.
Jacboson & Colón, Ch. 5-6.
Johnson, Ian. A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Muslim Brotherhood in the West. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010: Ch. 16.
Labévière, Ch. 1.
Miniter, Mastermind, Ch. 4-7, 9-11.
Risen, Ch. 8.
Scheuer, Imperial Hubris, Ch. 4-5.
Wright, Looming Tower, Ch. 10, 12-13, 15.
ii. Pakistan
Barker, Ch. 13-18, 20-21, 23-24, 26.
ElBaradi, Ch. 7.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 26.
Gall, Ch. 4-5, 8-9.
Musharraf, Ch. 10, 12-16, 29-32.
Rashid, Ch. 2-3, 7.
iii. Baer
(a) See No Evil, Ch. 14-18.
(b) Sleeping With the Devil, Ch. 1-3, 11.
(c) The Devil We Know, Ch. 7.
iv. Others
Balasim, Hassan. The Corpse Exhibition and Other Stories of Iraq. Trans. Jonathan Wright. New York City: Penguin Books, 2014.
Baran, Zeyno. Torn Country: Turkey Between Secularism and Islamism. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2010: Ch. 3-4, 6.
Bergen, The Longest War, Ch. 12-15, 17.
Bryce, Gusher of Lies, Ch. 7, 18-20.
Burke, Ch.1, 7-8, 11-16, 18-19.
Cambanis, Ch. 2-7.
Chayes, Ch. 6-8.
Cole, Juan. The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Coll, Ch. 16, 18-19, 26.
Collins, Aukai. My Jihad: The True Story of an American Mujahid's Amazing Journey From Usama Bin Laden's Training Camps to Counterterrorism With the FBI and CIA. 2002. Rpt. New York City: Pocket Star Books, 2003: Pt. 1, 3.
Deliso,  Ch. 2-4.
Devji, Ch. 1, 3-5.
ElBaradi, Ch. 6.
Epstein, Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 23-24.
Fergusson, James. The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2013: Ch. 12-14.
Fiennes, Ch. 46.
Filkins, Pt. 1.
Gall, Ch. 3, 14.
Henderson, Simon. After King Abdullah: Succession in Saudi Arabia. Washington, D.C.: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2009: Ch. 2-6.
Hersh, Chain of Command, Pt. 6, Ch. 1, 3; Pt. 7.
Jodidio, Philip. AE: Architecture in the Emirates. Cologne, Germany: Taschen, 2007.
Labévière, Ch. 4-5, 14-16, 18.
Leopold, Jason. News Junkie. Los Angeles: Process, 2006: Ch. 3-4.
Livingstone, Black Terror, White Soldiers, Ch. 34.
McLoughlin, Peter. "Easy Meat: Multiculturalism, Islam and Child Sex Slavery. Nobby Beach, Qld.: Law and Freedom Foundation, 2014.
Milani, Abbas. The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2010: Ch. 1.
Napoleoni, Ch. 1, 7, 9, 11, 13.
Palmer, Ch. 22-23.
Ruppert, Ch. 8.
Salti, Rasha. World According to TomDispatch, 2008: Ch. 18.
Scheuer, Imperial Hubris, Ch. 3.
Simpson, Ch. 17.
Spencer, Robert. Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2003: Ch. 9-10.
Scruton, Roger. The West and the Rest: Globalization and the Terrorist Threat. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2002: Ch. 4-5.
Stern, J.M. Berger, & McBride, Ch. 1-2, 4-11.
Tenet & Harlow, Ch. 6.
Unger, Ch. 11.
Updike. Terrorist. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Zelnick, Robert. Israel's Unilateralism: Beyond Gaza. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 2006: Ch. 4-5.
b. Israel
Beinart, Ch. 1, 4.
Bodansky, Ch. 13.
Chamish. Save Israel! Jerusalem: Zionist Book Club, 2002: Ch. 1-3, 5-8.
Cook, Jonathan. Blood and Religion: The Unmasking of the Jewish and Democratic State. London: Pluto Press, 2006.
R.B. Cramer. How Israel Lost: The Four Questions. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2004: Ch. 2, 4.
Fletcher, Ch. 9.
Levey, Gregory. Shut Up, I'm Talking, and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir. New York City: Free Press, 2008.
Mearsheimer & Walt, Ch.11.
Muravchik, Josha. Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel. New York City: Encounter Books, 2014: Ch. 10-11.
Rosenthal, Ch. 7, 9.
G. Thomas, Ch. 17, 27-33.
Zelnick, Ch. 1-3, 6-8.
c. Other
T.L. Friedman, Ch. 18-19.
26. Europe
a. Little Britain
i. "Dalrymple, Theodore" [Anthony Daniels]
(1) Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002.
(2) Spoilt Rotten: The Toxic Cult of Sentimentality, rev. ed. London: Gibson Square, 2015.
ii. Sean Gabb
(1) Cultural Revolution, Culture War: How Conservatives Lost England, and How to Get It Back. London: The Hampden Press, 2007.
(2) Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects. London: The Hampden Press, 2013.
ii. Others
Beckett & Hencke, Ch. 8-14, 16.
Collins, Paul. Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2003.
The Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence. Ed. David Bell, David Eiser, and Klaus Beckmann. Hamburg, Germany: Helmut Schmidt University, 2014.
Fiennes, Ch. 47, 49.
A History of the French in London: Liberty, Equality, Opportunity. Ed. Debra Kelly and Martyn Cornick. London: Institute of Historical Research, 2013: Ch. 15.
Meek, Ch. 5, 14.
Moorcock, Ch. 1-3, 22-27.
G. Thomas, Ch. 1.
Vidal, Point to Point Navigation, Ch. 27.
Young, No Hands Clapping, Ch. 1, 3-5, 11, 13, 15, 18-19, 25.
b. Russia
i. Epstein
(1) Annals of Unsolved Crime, Ch. 22, 25, 27.
(2) How America Lost Its Secrets, Ch. 24. 26.
ii. Others
Ames, Mark, and Taibbi. The eXile: Sex, Drugs, and Libel in the New Russia. New York City: Grove Press, 2000.
Earley, Ch. 1, 9-39.
R.I. Friedman, Ch. 9.
Katusa, Ch. 1-2, 6-9.
Klebnikov, Ch. 3-10.
E. Lucas, 2-5, 7-8.
Russia in the Arctic, Ch. 2-4.
c. The Other Countries
Bagus, Tragedy of the Euro, Ch. 4, 6-11.
L. Block, Step by Step, Ch. 15.
Day, Ch. 4-17.
Fletcher, Ch. 8.
Halberstam, Ch. 3-4, 8-10, 12-13, 29-32, 34-35, 38.
Lévy, Justine. Nothing Serious. 2004. Trans. Charlotte Mandell. Hoboken, N.J.: Melville House Publishing, 2005.
E. Lucas, Ch. 6.
Lukacs, John. The End of the 20th Century and the End of the Modern Age. New York City: Ticknor & Field, 1993.
Phillips, Arthur. Prague. New York City: Random House, 2002.
Simpson, Ch. 15.
Vuic, Ch. 17.
27. Las Vegas
Denton & R. Morris. The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America, 1947-2000. 2001. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2002: Ch. 16.
Leonard, Get Shorty, Ch. 6.
J.L.Smith, Ch. 15, 18, 21, 35-36, 38.
28. Conspiracy Theory
Barkun,  Ch. 1-2, 6, 11.
Pipes, Daniel. Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From. New York City: Free Press, 1997: Ch. 1.
K. Thomas & Keith, Ch. 22.
Walker, United States of Paranoia, Ch. 12.
29. Central Asia
a. The Caucasus

Ascherson, Neal. Black Sea. London: Jonathan Cape, 1995: Ch. 10.
Baer, See No Evil, Ch. 13.
Bird, Chris. To Catch a Tartar: Notes From the Caucasus. London: John Murray, 2002.
Ruppert, Ch. 7.
Scahill, Blackwater, Ch. 11.
b. Pakistan
Coll, Ch. 24, 28.
Musharraf, Ch. 11, 28.
c. Elsewhere
Chayes, Ch. 9.
Nourzhanov & Bleuer, Ch. 7, 9.
30. Africa
a. South Africa
Horowitz, Donald L. A Democratic South Africa?: Constitutional Engineering in a Divided Society. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 1991.
Mercer, Ilana. Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa. Seattle: Stairway Press, 2011: Ch. 1, 3.
b. Other
Chayes, Ch. 10.
Fergusson, Ch. 1-11, 15.
Fletcher, Ch. 7.
Hancock. The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant. 1992. Rpt.: London: Arrow, 2001: Ch. 8, 17-18.
Laughland, Ch. 16.
Maren, Ch. 9.
Riggan, Jennifer. The Struggling State: Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of Eritrea. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2016.
Simpson, Ch. 1, 18.
Wrong, Michela. In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo. 2000. Rpt. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001: Ch. 1, 11-14.
31. Latin America
a. Mexico
The Fugitive Reporters of Blog del Narco. Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside Mexico’s Violent Drug War. Port Townsend, Wash.: Feral House, 2012.
Oppenheimer, Andres. Bordering on Chaos: Guerrillas, Stockbrokers, Politicians and Mexico's Road to Prosperity. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1996.
Portis, Charles. Gringos. New York City: Simon and Schuster, 1991.
Quinones, Sam. True Tales From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino, and the Bronx.  Albuquerque, N.M.: U of New Mexico P, 2001.
Shiner. Glimpses, rev. ed. Burton, Mich.: Subterranean Press, 2008: Ch. 5.
b. Other
Todd Miller, Ch. 7.
Perkins, Ch. 36, 41.
Robinson, Eugene. Last Dance in Havana: The Final Days of Fidel and the Start of the New Cuban Revolution. New York City: Free Press, 2004.
Shiner. Dark Tangos. Burton, Mich.: Subterranean Press, 2011.
Vargas Llosa. The Discreet Hero. Trans. Edith Grossman. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
32. Chicago
a. Obama

C.P. Andersen, Barack and Michelle, Ch. 1, 5-6.
Bergen, Manhunt, Ch. 7.
Corsi. The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality. New York City: Threshold Editions, 2008: Ch. 6.
Freddoso, The Case Against Barack Obama, Ch. 1-3, 9-11.
E. Klein, Amateur, Ch. 4.
Limbaugh, Ch. 1-2, 13.
b. The Newspapers
Barker, Ch. 19.
Ciccone, Ch. 1.
33. Southern Florida
Nash, Eric P., and Randall C. Robinson Jr. MiMo: Miami Modern Revealed. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004: Ch. 10.
G.L. Posner, Miami Babylon, Ch. 22-38.
34. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Achenbach, Joel. A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Ventura & Russell, Ch. 16.
35. East Asia
a. The Philippines
Finch, Ch. 3-28.
McCoy, Policing America's Empire, Ch. 14-16.
b. China
Epstein, How America Lost Its Secrets, Ch. 22.
Feigon, Ch. 5-10.
Perkins, Ch. 45.
c. Elsewhere
ElBaradi, Ch. 4.
Perkins, Ch. 39.
Reid, T.R. Confucius Lives Next Door: What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West. 1999. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2000: Ch. 1-3, 5-10.
Soeharto's New Order and Its Legacy: Essays in Honour of Harold Crouch. Ed. Edward Aspinall and Greg Fealy. Canberra, A.C.T.: Australian National University E Press, 2010: Ch. 7, 11.
37. The Rest of the World
Abbott, Ch. 15.
Baer, Sleeping With the Devil, Ch. 9.
Fuentes, Carlos. Adam in Eden. Trans. Trans. E. Shaskan Bumas and Alejandro Branger. Champaign, Ill.: Dalkey Archive Press, 2012.
Laughland, Ch. 14-15.
Rogers, Jim. Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Investor's Road Trip. New York City: Random House, 2003.
Simpson, Ch. 16, 19.
S.B. Smith, Ch. 30.
36. Social Mores
a. Tucker Max
i. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Citadel Press/Kensington Publishing Corp., 2009.
ii. Assholes Finish First, rev. ed. New York City: Gallery Books, 2011.
iii. Hilarity Ensues. Austin, Texas: Blue Heeler Books, 2012.
iv. Sloppy Seconds: The Tucker Max Leftovers. Austin, Texas: Blue Heeler Books, 2012.
b. Others
Blakeley, Kiri. Can't Think Straight: A Memoir of Mixed-Up Love. New York City: Citadel Press/Kesnington Publishing Corp., 2011.
Bolen, W.R. Total Frat Move. New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 2013.
Boyd, Danah. It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP, 2014.
Douthat. Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics. New York City: Free Press, 2012: Ch. 7.
Isaacson, Ch. 21.
Marin, Rick. Cad: Confessions of a Toxic Bachelor. New York City: Hyperion, 2003.
Putnam, Robert D., David E. Campbell, and Shaylyn Romney Garrett. American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, rev. ed. New York City: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2012: Ch. 1-3, 5-7, 9-15.
Rettberg, Jill Walker. Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Roiphe, Katie. Last Night in Paradise: Sex and Morals at the Century's End. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1997.
Ronson. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. New York City: Riverhead Books, 2015.
Straus, Jillian. Unhooked Generation: The Truth About Why We're Still Single. New York City: Hyperion, 2006.
Watters, Ethan. Urban Tribes: A Generation Redefines Friendship, Family, and Commitment. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2003.
Webb, Amy. Data, a Love Story: How I Gamed Online Dating to Meet My Match. New York City: Dutton, 2013.
38. The Jews
Rosenthal, Ch. 10.
Sanua, Ch. 11-12.
39. F. Barthelme
a. Natural Selection. New York City: Viking, 1990.
b(1) The Brothers. New York City: Viking, 1993.
b(2) Painted Desert. New York City: Viking, 1995.
c. Bob the Gambler. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
d. Double Down, Ch. 1-11, 19-20.
e. Elroy Nights. New York City: Counterpoint, 2003.
f. Waveland. New York City: Doubleday, 2009.
g. There Must Be a Mistake. New York City: Little, Brown, and Co., 2014.
40. Coupland
a. Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
b. Shampoo Planet. New York City: Pocket Books, 1992.
c. Microserfs. New York City: Regan Books, 1995.
d. All Families Are Psychotic. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2001.
e. JPod. New York City: Bloomsbury USA, 2006.
f. The Gum Thief. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2007.
g. Player One. Toronto: Anansi, 2010.
h. Worst. Person. Ever. 2013. Rpt. New York City: Blue Rider Press, 2014.
41. Michel Houellebecq [Michel Thomas]
a. Whatever. 1994. Trans. Paul Hammond. London: Serpent's Tail, 1998.
b. Platform. 2001. Trans. Frank Wynne. 2002. Rpt. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
42. Oates
a. Where Is Here?: Stories. Hopewell, N.J.: Ecco Press, 1994.
b. What I Lived For. New York City: E.P. Dutton, 1994.
c. Faithless: Tales of Transgression. New York City: The Ecco Press, 2001: Pts. 1, 3.
d. I Am No One You Know: Stories. New York City: Ecco, 2004: Pt. 2-3.
e. Sexy. New York City: HarperTempest, 2005.
f. Missing Mom. New York City: Ecco Press, 2005.
g. High Lonesome: New and Selected Stories, 1966-2006. New York City: The Ecco Press, 2006: 3-191.
h. Dear Husband,. New York City: Ecco Press, 2009: Pt. 2.
i. Sourland, Pt. 3.
j. A Widow's Story, Ch. 1-42, 44-64, 66-68, 70-73, 75-86.
k. Black Dahlia and White Rose, Pt. 3.
l. Carthage, Ch. 15, 7-8, 11-13, 15-17.
m. Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories. New York City: The Ecco Press, 2014.
43. Tom Perrotta
a. Little Children. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2004.
b. The Abstinence Teacher. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 2007.
44. Philip Roth
a. The Human Stain, corr. ed. 2001. Rpt. The American Trilogy 1997-2000: American Pastoral/I Married a Communist/The Human Stain. Ed. R. Miller. New York City: The Library of America, 2011: 701-1038.
b. The Dying Animal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001.
45. Updike
a(1) Rabbit Angstrom: A Tetralogy. New York City: Everyman's Library, 1995: 1047-1516.
a(2) "Rabbit Remembered." Licks of Love: Short Stories and a Sequel. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 2000: 177-359.
b. Villages. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004: Ch. 1, 3, 14.
c. Americana and Other Poems. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
Begley, Ch. 11-12.
46. Gore Vidal
a. The Golden Age. New York City: Doubleday, 2000: 427-464.
b. Point to Point Navigation, Ch. 7, 16, 22, 50-53.
47. Wolfe
a. Hooking Up. New York City: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000: 1-13, 66-245.
b. I Am Charlotte Simmons. New York City: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2004.
c. Back to Blood. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
48. L. Wright
a. Looming Tower, Ch. 16-19.
b. Going Clear, Ch. 7-11.
49. Other
Adams, Charles. For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization, rev. ed. Lanham, Md.: Madison Books, 1999: Ch. 37.
Anderson, Walter Truett. Reality Isn’t What It Used to Be: Theatrical Politics, Ready-to-Wear Religion, Global Myths, Primitive Chic, and Other Wonders of the Postmodern World. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990: Ch. 1, 11.
Authers, Ch. 15-16.
Bartley, Ch. 1, 17-18.
Barzun, Jacques. The Culture We Deserve. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan UP, 1989.
Bethell, Tom. The Noblest Triumph: Property and Prosperity Through the Ages. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1998: Pts. 9-10.
Blonsky, Ch. 18-19.
Bloom, Ch. 1-15, 18, 20.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. The Relive Box and Other Stories. New York City: Ecco, 2017.
Buckley, The Rake, Ch. 26, 28, 30, 33-37, 42, 45-47, 51.
Carr, Ch. 32-34, 37, 43-44, 49, 51-53, 55.
Chabon, Michael. Telegraph Avenue, rev. ed. New York City: Harper Perennial, 2013: Ch. 2-5.
Chafets, Devil's Night, Ch. 7.
Cohan, House of Cards, Ch. 23-26.
N. Cook, Ch. 7-10, 23.
Cullen, Dave. Columbine. New York City:  Twelve, 2009.
De Stefano, Ch. 8-9.
Diggins, John Patrick. The Rise and Fall of the American Left. New York City: W.W. Norton, 1992: Ch. 9.
Edmundson, Mark. Nightmare on Main Street: Angels, Sadomasochism and the Culture of the Gothic. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1997.
Eisler, Revenge of the Pequots, Ch. 10-13.
Eggers, Dave. How We Are Hungry. 2004. Rpt. New York City: Harper, 2005.
Ellroy, The Hilliker Curse, Ch. 8-21.
Fishman, Boris. Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo. New York City: Harper, 2016.
Fox, Lauren. Still Life With Husband. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Franzen. Strong Motion. New York City: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1992.
Gates, David. The Wonders of the Invisible World. 1999. Rpt. New York City: Vintage Books, 2000.
George and Wilcox, Ch. 18.
Gill, Jonathan. Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History From Dutch Village to Capital of Black America. New York City: Grove Press, 2011: Ch. 11.
Grunwald, Lisa. The Theory of Everything. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.
Halberstam, Ch. 15.
Hastings, Pt. 1; Pt. 3, Ch. 14-15; Pt. 4, Ch. 18-20; Pt. 5-8.
Henry, William A. III. In Defense of Elitism. New York City: Doubleday, 1995.
Herman, Michelle. Missing. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State UP, 1990.
Isaacson, Ch. 31, 35-42.
Kasarda, John D., and Greg Lindsay. Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011: Ch. 10-11.
E. Klein, Hillary, Ch. 37-44.
Kranish & Helman, Ch. 8.
Kuo, Ch. 2-6.
Langewiesche, William. The Outlaw Sea: A World of Freedom, Chaos, and Crime. New York City: North Point, 2004: Ch. 4-6.
M.A. Lee, Ch. 9.
Leland, Ch. 15.
Leopold, Ch. 1-2, 5-12.
Lethem, Pt. 3, Ch. 1-5, 10-11, 15-16.
M. Lewis, The Big Short, Ch. 1.
Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, Ch. 15-16.
Margolis, Ch. 1, 6, 10-15, 17-20, 22
McInerney, The Good Life, Pt. 1, 3.
Noonan. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. New York City: Random House, 1993.
Novak, Ch. 40-42, 45.
Odishelidze & Laffer, Ch. 16.
J. Oppenheimer, Crazy Rich, Ch. 49-51, 53-54.
Othmer, James P. The Futurist. New York City: Doubleday, 2006.
Painter, Sue Ann et al. Architecture in Cincinnati: An Illustrated History of Designing and Building an American City. Athens, Ohio: Ohio UP, 2006: Ch. 10.
Parish, Stan. Down the Shore. New York City: Viking, 2014.
Pinkerton, Ch. 2-5.
Rob the Bouncer [Robert Fitzgerald]. Clublife: Thugs, Drugs, and Chaos at New York City's Premier Nightclubs. New York City: HarperEntertainment, 2007.
Roberts and Stratton, Ch. 4, 7-12.
Scotchie, Ch. 4-5, 7-8.
Shepard, Ch. 10.
Shiner, Glimpses, Ch. 6, 10.
Smith, David J. Mexico Is Missing and Other Stories. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State UP, 2006.
J.L. Smith, Ch. 37, 39.
Stanton, Ch. 8-12.
B. Sterling. Zeitgeist: A Novel of Metamorphosis. New York City: Bantam Books, 2000.
Stoppard, Tom. The Hard Problem: A Play. New York City: Grove Press, 2015.
Taibbi, Great Derangement, Ch. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13.
Suck.: Worst-Case Scenarios in Media, Culture, Advertising, and the Internet. Ed. Joey Anuff and Ana Marie Cox.. San Francisco: Wired Books, 1997.
Timmerman, Ch. 9-17.
G. Webb, Pt. 2.
Weigel, George. God’s Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005: Ch. 1, 3, 6.
Weinman, Irving. Virgil's Ghost. New York City: Fawcett Columbine, 1990.
Westin, Ch. 1, 3, 9.
Wice, Nathaniel, and Steven Daly. alt.culture: An A-to-Z Guide to the '90s — Underground, Online, and Over-the-Counter. New York City: HarperPerennial, 1995.
M. Wolff, The Man Who Owns the News, Ch. 2, 11, 14-15.
Young. How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, rev. ed. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2008.

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