Best Books I read in 1990

By Dom Nozzi

The following books are the best books I read in 1990. They are books that influenced how I see the world, and many are the books I most refer back to in conversations with others.

For some of these books, I now realize that I have matured or otherwise moved to a place in conflict with the propositions put forth in the book. However, even these books undoubtedly shaped my thinking in certain, durable ways. And they certainly inspired me, through the sheer intellectual enjoyment of reading them at the time, to read voraciously in a never-ending search for further epiphanies.

Population, Evolution, & Birth Control, by Hardin, Garrett (ed)

Religion and Sex, by Cohen, Chapman

An Atheist Manifesto, by Lewis, Joseph

The Sociology of Religion, by Weber, Max

The Jungle, by Sinclair, Upton   6629219-M

Towards a New Cold War, by Chomsky, Noam

Religion & the Rise of Capitalism, by Tawney, R.H.

Case for Compulsory Birth Control, by Chasteen, Edgar

Livable Streets, by Appleyard, Donald



About Dom Nozzi

Urban designer, Complete Streets instructor, smart growth specialist, town planner, walkable & bikeable streets & trails specialist, writer, editor, speaker, world adventurer, skier, kayaker, SCUBA diver, bicyclist, hiker, dancer, book reader, urbanist. Make my own beer, wine, pasta, bread. Live by the motto that it is the things we do NOT do that we later regret. Life is too short to not live it to the fullest.
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