BOOKS I READ OR REREAD FROM NOVEMBER 22, 2014 TO JANUARY 1, 2016

INTRODUCTION

I read/reread more books in the past 14 months than any other 14-month period of my life. This post is partly inspired by Blake Butler’s “all the books I read” lists. Thank you Blake.

BOOKS I READ OR REREAD FROM NOVEMBER 22, 2014 TO JANUARY 1, 2016

I read the following 25 nonfiction books while in Taiwan last year from November 22 to January 16. I am writing about what I learned from these in my next novel which is titled Leave Society. (I typed a little about things mentioned in these and other books here.)

  1. Fukushima Meltdown & Modern Radiation (2011) by John Apsley and Suzanne Carroll
  2. Radiation Protective Foods (2012) by Sara Shannon
  3. Radiation Detox (2004) by William Bodri (available online here)
  4. Cure Tooth Decay (2010) by Ramiel Nagel
  5. Nutrition & Physical Degeneration (1939) by Weston A. Price
  6. Nourishing Traditions (2000) by Sally Fallon
  7. Enzyme Nutrition (1985) by Edward Howell
  8. Food Enzymes for Health & Longevity (1994) by Edward Howell
  9. The Enzyme Factor (2007) by Hiromi Shinya
  10. Enzymes: The Key to Health, Vol. 1 (2005) by Howard Loomis
  11. Enzymes: The Missing Link to Health (2013) by Susan M. Lark
  12. Depression: The Mechanical Cause (2014) by John Bergman
  13. Wild Fermentation (2003) by Sandor Ellix Katz
  14. Thyroid & Enzyme Nutrition (2012) by Lita Lee
  15. Longevity Now (2013) by David Wolfe
  16. The Biology of Belief (2005) by Bruce Lipton
  17. The Art of Fermentation (2012) by Sandor Ellix Katz
  18. Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox (2012) by Kate Rheaume-Bleue
  19. Good Germs, Bad Germs (2007) by Jessica Snyder Sachs
  20. An Epidemic of Absence (2012) by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
  21. Missing Microbes (2014) by Martin Blaser
  22. Bugs, Bowels, and Behavior (2013) by [various]
  23. The Symbiont Factor (2014) by Richard Matthews
  24. What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM): Parkinson’s Disease: A Holistic Program for Optimal Wellness (2003) by Mary J. Shomon, Jill Marjama-Lyons
  • Destroyer and Preserver (2011)
  • Rise Up (2007)
  • A Green Light (2004)
  • Satellite (2001)
  • A Hummock in the Malookas (1995)
  • “He’s sitting there staring at a piece of paper in front of him.”
  • “She stands over a fish, thinking about certain irrevocable mistakes she has made today.”
  • Daniel, Florence’s only son, who is a cop in the Crisis Intervention unit spending “most of his time working with people who were mentally ill” or, as most of the other cops think of him and others in CI, “a social worker with a badge”.
  • Janice, Daniel’s husband, who is in New York City from Seattle researching matters related to willpower and impulse control.
  • Emily, Janice and Daniel’s daughter, who is 19 and becomes Florence’s personal assistant for a time, doing research for her grandmother in Bobst Library.

CONCLUSION

I enjoyed creating this list. I began it I think on December 21 or 22 and worked on it once or twice per day every day except two, for 60–140 minutes at a time, until the morning of December 31 when I stopped working on it and posted it.

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I’m the author of Leave Society (2021), Trip (2018), Taipei (2013), other books. Visit my website at https://taolin.us.

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I’m the author of Leave Society (2021), Trip (2018), Taipei (2013), other books. Visit my website at https://taolin.us.