One of the pleasures of Christmas is that a majority of my friends and relatives with whom I exchange gifts save themselves trouble and get me something I can actually use, i.e. – gift cards for new books. That, coupled with accumulated Amazon gift certificates from the past year, means I will be on a book-buying bonanza next week. Huzzah!
Helpfully, Dr. Barnett has been on a reading marathon lately in preparation for writing the body of Book III and has published an extensive bilbiography of his effort with micro-reviews of most of the books. Worth checking out if you are a bibliophile like me:
Ha! Could not wait, so I just ordered the following from Amazon:
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah by Olivier Roy