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English Books 英文書目

Good Reads for Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Good Reads for Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
Good Reads for Oct 2012 - Dec 2013
Good Reads for Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Good Reads for Jul 2011 - May 2012
Good Reads for Jul 2010 - Jun 2011



Title Author Call Number
Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids Ken Jennings AG243 .J47 2012
Humanities and the Irish university : anomalies and opportunities Michael O'Sullivan AZ183.I73 .O88 2014
A new history of the humanities : the search for principles and patterns from Antiquity to the present Rens Bod AZ231 .B63 2013
The sage and the people : the Confucian revival in China Sébastien Billioud and Joël Thoraval B127.N4 B5513 2015
Conversations of Socrates Xenophon ; translated by Hugh Tredennick and Robin Waterfield, and edited with new material by Robin Waterfield B312.E5 T74 1990
The Oxford handbook of Plato edited by Gail Fine B395 .O94 2011
Nicomachean ethics Aristotle ; translated with introduction and notes by C.D.C. Reeve B430.A5 R438 2014
How to think about weird things : critical thinking for a new age Theodore Schick, Jr., Muhlenberg Collrge, Lewis Vaughn ; foreword by Martin Gardner. BC177 .S32 2014
Problems from philosophy James Rachels, Stuart Rachels BD21 .R26 2012
The Big questions : a short introduction to philosophy Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins BD21 .S62 2014
Doubt : a history : the great doubters and their legacy of innovation, from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson Jennifer Michael Hecht BD215 .H43 2003
The death of God and the meaning of life Julian Young BD431 .Y59 2014
Philosophy of love : a partial summing-up Irving Singer BD436 .S522 2009
The undertaking : life studies from the dismal trade Thomas Lynch BD444 .L96 2009
Think like an artist : ... and lead a more creative and productive life Will Gompertz BF408 .G635 2015
The art of thinking clearly Rolf Dobelli ; translated by Nicky Griffin BF442 .D63 2013
Blink : the power of thinking without thinking Malcolm Gladwell BF448 .G53 2005
Mirror, mirror : the uses and abuses of self-love Simon Blackburn BF575.S37 B54 2014
Me, myself, and why : searching for the science of self Jennifer Ouellette BF697 .O778 2014
Religion without God Ronald Dworkin BL51 .D96 2013
Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence Karen Armstrong BL65.V55 A76 2014
BL65.V55 A76 2014b
Love without limits : a remarkable story of true love conquering all Nick Vujicic with Kanae Vujicic BV835 .V85 2014
Limitless : devotions for a ridiculously good life Nick Vujicic BV4501.3 .V855 2013
Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future Ian Morris CB251 .M68 2010
CB251 .M68 2011
Carry on, warrior : thoughts on life unarmed Glennon Doyle Melton CT275 .M469125 2013
Coming clean : a memoir Kimberly Rae Miller CT275.M5148 A3 2014
Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper D32 .B94 2010
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania Erik Larson D592.L8 L28 2015
The Queen's speech : an intimate portrait of the Queen in her own words Ingrid Seward DA590 .S49 2015
Toujours Provence Peter Mayle ; drawings by Judith Clancy DC611.P961 M368 1992
The Silk Road : a new history Valerie Hansen DS33.1 .H36 2012
The complete black book of Russian Jewry [compiled by] Ilya Ehrenburg, Vasily Grossman ; translated and edited by David Patterson DS135.R92 C64713 2002
The Chan's great continent : China in western minds Jonathan D. Spence DS706 .S62 1998
Red dust : a path through China Ma Jian ; translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew DS712 .M232613 2001 DS712 .M232613 2002
Renewal : the Chinese state and the new global history Wang Gungwu DS774 .W36 2013
The tragedy of liberation : a history of the Chinese revolution, 1945-57 Frank Dikötter DS777.54 .D55 2013b
Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China Ezra F. Vogel DS778.T39 V64 2011
The cultural revolution : a very short introduction Richard Curt Kraus DS778.7 .K73 2012
Hong Kong unveiled : a journey of discovery through the hidden world of Chinese customs and culture Clare Baillieu & Betty Hung DS796.H75 B3355 2012
The chrysanthemum and the sword : patterns of Japanese culture by Ruth Benedict DS821 .B46 1967
DS821 .B46 1974
DS821 .B46 2005
Good morning, Mr Mandela Zelda La Grange DT1972.L34 A3 2015
History of Asian Americans : exploring diverse roots Jonathan H. X. Lee E184.A75 L445 2015
Democracy's muse : how Thomas Jefferson became an FDR liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party fanatic, all the while being dead Andrew Burstein E332.2 .B857 2015
The art of travel Alain de Botton G151 .D4 2004
Japanese tourism and travel culture edited by Sylvie Guichard-Anguis and Okpyo Moon G330 .J35 2009
A history of the world in twelve maps Jerry Brotton GA201 .B747 2012
GA201 .B747 2013
Japanese tree burial : ecology, kinship and the culture of death Sébastien Penmellen Boret GT3284.A2 B67 2014
Mud, sweat, and tears : the autobiography Bear Grylls GV200.5 .G794 2013
Alex Ferguson : my autobiography Alex Ferguson GV942.7.F47 A3 2013
Uncommon sense : economic insights, from marriage to terrorism Gary S. Becker, Richard A. Posner HB71 .B435 2009
When to rob a bank : ... and 131 more warped suggestions and well-intended rants Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner HB74.P8 L47973 2015
The economics of inequality Thomas Piketty ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer HB523 .P54713 2015
Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future Ashlee Vance HC102.5.M87 V36 2015
The courage to act : a memoir of a crisis and its aftermath Ben S. Bernanke HC106.83 .B46 2015
Zero to one : notes on startups, or how to build the future Peter Thiel with Blake Masters HD62.5 .T525 2014
Beyond the limits : global collapse, or a sustainable future Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jørgen Randers HD75.6.M43
Out to work : migration, gender, and the changing lives of rural women in contemporary China Arianne M. Gaetano HD6200 .G34 2015
HD6200 .G34 2015b
Hong Kong land for Hong Kong people : fixing the failures of our housing policy Yue Chim Richard Wong HD7371.A3 W65 2015
Traditional Chinese thinking on HRM practices : heritage and transformation in China Li Yuan, Renmin University of China, China HF5549.2.C6 Y83 2013
The intelligent investor : a book of practical counsel enjamin Graham ; revised edition, updated with new commentary by Jason Zweig HG4521 .G665 2006
Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies Jared Diamond HM626 .D48 1997
Tales from facebook Daniel Miller HM742 .M547 2011
The new digital age : reshaping the future of people, nations and business Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen HM851 .S263 2013
Escape from freedom by Erich Fromm HM1266 .F74 1941
The cleanest race : how North Koreans see themselves--and why it matters B.R. Myers HN730.6.Z9 M66 2010
MOD : a very British style Richard Weight HQ799.G7 M63 2013
Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search Martin Sixsmith HQ999.I73 S59 2015
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn HQ1236.5.D44 K75 2009
The sage and the second sex : Confucianism, ethics, and gender edited by Chenyang Li HQ1767 .S24 2000
New narratives of urban space in Republican Chinese cities : emerging social, legal, and governance orders edited by Billy Kee Long So and Madeleine Zelin HT169.C6 N49 2013
Homecoming : contextualizing, materializing and practicing the rural in China edited by Joshua Bolchover, Christiane Lange, and John Lin HT384.C6 H66 2013
Poverty in the midst of affluence : how Hong Kong mismanaged its prosperity Leo F. Goodstadt HV4153.A5 G66 2014
Future crimes : everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable, and what we can do about it Marc Goodman HV6773 .G66 2015
The wisdom of crowds : why the many are smarter than the few James Surowiecki JC328.2 .S87 2005
JC328.2 .S87 2005b
World order Henry Kissinger JZ1242 .K54 2014
Crocodile at law Kemal Bokhary K184.7.H6 B648 2014
How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character Paul Tough LB1139.25 .T68 2012
Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania Frank Bruni LB2351.2 .B78 2015
The modern art cookbook Mary Ann Caws N8217.C6 C39 2013
Secret garden : an inky treasure hunt and coloring book Johanna Basford N8217.G36 B37 2013
Modern man : the life of Le Corbusier, architect of tomorrow Anthony Flint NA1053.J4 F59 2014
Artists, writers, thinkers, dreamers : portraits of fifty famous folks and all their weird stuff by James Gulliver Hancock NC999.6.A8 H362 2014
The art of DreamWorks animation by Ramin Zahed ; foreword by Jeffrey Katzenberg ; introduction by Bill Damaschke NC1766.A8 Z34 2014
Japanese animation : East Asian perspectives edited by Masao Yokota and Tze-yue G. Hu NC1766.J3 J37 2013
Chinese propaganda posters [editorial direction, Benedikt Tasche ; project management, Angelika Taschen, Kathrin Murr ; editorial coordination, Yuko Aoki ; authors, Anchee Min, Duo Duo, Stefan R. Landsberger] NC1807.C5 P852 2006
NC1807.C5 P852 2008
NC1807.C5 P852 2015
Catch the fire : an art-full guide to unleashing the creative power of youth, adults and communities Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy NX180.A77 T39 2014
Multimedia stardom in Hong Kong : image, performance and identity Leung Wing-Fai NX583.C6 L48 2014
A strangeness in my mind : a novel Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap PL248.P34 K3513 2015
The strange library Haruki Murakami ; translated by Ted Goossen PL856.U673 F8813 2014
Soul mountain Gao Xingjian ; translated from the Chinese by Mabel Lee PL2869.O138 L5513 2001b
Snow in August Gao Xingjian ; translated by Gilbert C.F. Fong PL2869.O138 B313 2003
The other shore : plays by Gao Xingjian ; translated by Gilbert C. F. Fong PL2869.O138 O78 1999
Big breasts & wide hips : a novel Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt PL2886.O195 F4613 2004
PL2886.O195 F4613 2012
Life and death are wearing me out : a novel Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt PL2886.O195 S49613 2008
PL2886.O195 S49613 2012
Shifu, you'll do anything for a laugh Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt PL2886.O195 S57412 2011
Frog : a novel Mo Yan ; translated from the original Chinese edition by Howard Goldblatt PL2886.O195 W2313 2015
The incarnation of language : Joyce, Proust and a philosophy of the flesh Michael O'Sullivan PN49 .O77 2008
Weakness : a literary and philosophical history Michael O'Sullivan PN51 .O87 2012
Semiotics of exile in contemporary Chinese film Hong Zeng PN1995.9.E44 Z46 2012
TED talks : the official TED guide to public speaking Chris Anderson PN4129.15 .A53 2016
The little prince written and illustrated by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ; translated from the French by Richard Howard PQ2637.A274 P43713 1995
PQ2637.A274 P43713 2000
The Science of Shakespeare : a New Look at the Playwright's Universe Dan Falk PR3047 .F35 2014
The real Jane Austen : a life in small things Paula Byrne PR4036 .B97 2013
The blue guitar John Banville PR6052.A57 B595 2015
The buried giant Kazuo Ishiguro PR6059.S5 B87 2015
Changing places : a tale of two campuses David Lodge PR6062.O36 C5 1992
The woman who read too much : a novel Bahiyyih Nakhjavani PR6064.A35 W66 2015
Departures : seven stories from Heathrow Tony Parsons PR6066.A725 D462 2011
Two years eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel Salman Rushdie PR6068.U757 T96 2015
How to be both Ali Smith PR6069.M4213 H69 2014
The incarnations Susan Barker PR6102.A7635 I53 2014
PR6102.A7635 I53 2015
A history of loneliness John Boyne PR6102.O96 H57 2015
Vertigo Joanna Walsh PR6123.A4655 V47 2015
Sweetland : a novel Michael Crummey PR9199.3.C78 S94 2014
Family furnishings : selected stories, 1995-2014 Alice Munro PR9199.3.M8 A6 2014
All my puny sorrows Miriam Toews PR9199.3.T6113 A78 2014
The narrow road to the deep north Richard Flanagan PR9619.3.F525 N37 2014
PR9619.3.F525 N37 2014b
Shame and the captives : a novel Thomas Keneally PR9619.3.K46 S53 2015
Purity Jonathan Franzen PS3556.R352 P87 2015
A map of betrayal Ha Jin PS3560.I6 M37 2014
The mockingbird next door : life with Harper Lee Marja Mills PS3562.E353 Z765 2014
The lost wife Alyson Richman PS3568.I3447 L67 2011
The book of Aron Jim Shepard PS3569.H39384 B77 2015
Orphan in America Nanette L. Avery PS3601.V468 O77 2014
Fates and furies Lauren Groff PS3607.R6344 F38 2015b
The book of life Deborah Harkness PS3608.A7436 B66 2014
Brave enough Cheryl Strayed PS3619.T744 A6 2015
Dragonfish : a novel Vu Tran PS3620.R363 D83 2015
Last Days in Shanghai : {a novel} Casey Walker PS3623.A35886 L37 2014
The Martian : a novel Andy Weir PS3623.E446 M37 2014
A little life Hanya Yanagihara PS3625.A674 L58 2015b
A short history of nearly everything Bill Bryson Q162 .B88 2003
What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions Randall Munroe Q173 .M965 2014
How to bake π : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics Eugenia Cheng QA9 .C534 2015
Alan Turing : the enigma Andrew Hodges QA29.T8 H63 2012
The accidental universe : the world you thought you knew Alan Lightman QB981 .L5379 2014
50 ideas you really need to know : chemistry Hayley Birch QD37 .B57 2015
The glass cage : where automation is taking us Nicholas Carr T14.5 .C374 2015
The truth about Tesla : the myth of the lone genius in the history of innovation Christopher Cooper TK140.T4 C66 2015
Metals, culture and capitalism : an essay on the origins of the modern world Jack Goody, St John's College, Cambridge TN615 .G66 2012
From these hands : a journey along the coffee trail Steve McCurry TR655 .M39349 2015
Tasty : the art and science of what we eat John McQuaid TX631 .M395 2015
Coffee obsession Anette Moldvaer TX817.C6 M65 2014
Infections and inequalities : the modern plagues Paul Farmer W250.1 .F37 1999
Toms River : a story of science and salvation Dan Fagin WA689 .F34 2013
The web that has no weaver : understanding Chinese medicine Ted J. Kaptchuk WB50.1 .K36 2000
Being mortal : illness, medicine and what matters in the end / Atul Gawande Atul Gawande WB310 .G39 2014
Healing with whole foods : Asian traditions and modern nutrition Paul Pitchford WB400 .P55 2002
SARS in China : prelude to pandemic? edited by Arthur Kleinman, James L. Watson WC505 .S275 2006
Voices from Chernobyl Svetlana Alexievich ; translation and preface by Keith Gessen WN610 .A4413 2005
Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity Steve Silberman ; foreword by Oliver Sacks WS350.8.P4 S546 2015
Better : a surgeon's notes on performance Atul Gawande WZ305.5 .G388 2007
WZ305.5 .G388 2007b
From woodblocks to the Internet : Chinese publishing and print culture in transition, circa 1800 to 2008 edited by Cynthia Brokaw and Christopher A. Reed Z462.3 .F76 2010
Improbable libraries : a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries Alex Johnson Z662 .J64 2015
Why I read : the serious pleasure of books Wendy Lesser Z1003 .L543 2015

Good Reads for Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

Title Author Call Number
The power of habit : why we do what we do in life and business Charles Duhigg BF335 .D78 2012
Think like a freak : the authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner BF449 .L47 2014
Search inside yourself : increase productivity, creativity and happiness Chade-Meng Tan BF576 .T36 2012
Historians debate the rise of the West Jonathan Daly CB245 .D26 2015
Age of ambition : chasing fortune, truth, and faith in the new China Evan Osnos DS779.43 .O76 2014
Mandela's way : fifteen lessons on life, love, and courage Richard Stengel DT1974 .S739 2009
Hard choices Hillary Rodham Clinton E887.C55 A3 2014
Capital in the twenty-first century Thomas Piketty HB501 .P43613 2014
Google : how Google works Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, with Alan Eagle HD9696.8.U64 G66647 2014
Talk like TED : the 9 public speaking secrets of the world's top minds Carmine Gallo HF5718.22 .G353 2014
Marco Polo was in China : new evidence from currencies, salts and revenues Hans Ulrich Vogel HG1282 .V64 2013
The son also rises : surnames and the history of social mobility Gregory Clark [and 11 others] HT612 .C58 2014
Public philosophy : essays on morality in politics Michael J. Sandel JK468.E7 S36 2005
Repositioning the Hong Kong government : social foundations and political challenges edited by Stephen Wing-kai Chiu and Siu-lun Wong JQ1539.5.A58 R47 2012
The great convergence : Asia, the West, and the logic of one world Kishore Mahbubani JZ1670 .M33 2013
A Chinese perspective on teaching and learning edited by Betty C. Eng. LA1134.H6 C498 2012
Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir Roz Chast NC1429.C525 A2 2014
English in Asian popular culture edited by Jamie Shinhee Lee and Andrew Moody PE1074.75 .E64 2012
Chineasy : the new way to read Chinese Hsueh Shaolan PL1129.E54 H78 2014
Changing minds or changing channels? : partisan news in an age of choice Kevin Arceneaux and Martin Johnson PN1992.6 .A695 2013
Chinese cinema : critical concepts in media and cultural studies edited by Chris Berry PN1993.5.C4 C4423 2013
Dora Bruder Patrick Modiano ; translated by Joanna Kilmartin PQ2673.O3 Z46413 1999
Inferno : a novel Dan Brown PS3552.R685434 I54 2013
The first phone call from heaven Mitch Albom PS3601.L335 F57 2013b
Gone girl : a novel Gillian Flynn PS3606.L935 G66 2012
Still Alice : a novel Lisa Genova PS3607.E55 S75 2009
The genius of China : 3,000 years of science, discovery, & invention Robert Temple Q127.C5 T44 2007
Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitation game Andrew Hodges QA29.T8 H63 2014

Good Reads for Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

Title Author Call Number
Thinking, fast and slow  Read Review Daniel Kahneman BF441 .K238 2011
Daring greatly : how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead Brené Brown BF575.A85 B76 2012
Remember who you are : life stories that inspire the heart and mind [compiled by] Daisy Wademan ; in collaboration with professors of Harvard Business School BF637.S8 R422 2004
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking Susan Cain BF698.35.I59 C35 2013
BF698.35.I59 C35 2012
Bright-sided : how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America Barbara Ehrenreich BF698.35.O57 E37 2009
Blind to betrayal : why we fool ourselves that we aren't being fooled Jennifer Freyd BJ1500.B47 F384 2013
Sorry! : the English and their manners Henry Hitchings BJ1873 .H583 2013
That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor  Read Review Anne Sebba DA581.W5 S433 2011
A year in Provence Peter Mayle DC611.P961 M38 2000
DC611.P961 M38 1991
Civilization, nation and modernity in East Asia Chih-yu Shih DS509.3 .S445 2012
My first trip to China : scholars, diplomats, and journalists reflect on their first encounters with China Kin-ming Liu, Editor DS712 .M995 2013
Bend, not break : a life in two worlds Ping Fu E184.C5 F84 2012
The Speech Gary Younge E185.97.K5 Y68 2013
What money can't buy : the moral limits of markets Michael Sandel HB72 .S255 2012
The great degeneration : how institutions decay and economies die Niall Ferguson HB74.P65 F474 2012
Average is over : powering America beyond the age of the great stagnation  Read Review Tyler Cowen HC106.84 .C69 2013
Start-up nation : the story of Israel's economic miracle Dan Senor and Saul Singer HC415.25 .S455 2009
Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell HD6054.3 .S265 2013
Forget a mentor, find a sponsor: the new way to fast-track your career Sylvia Ann Hewlett HF5381 .H4293 2013
How to deliver a TED talk : secrets of the world's most inspiring presentations Jeremey Donovan HF5718.22 .D66 2014
Going to extremes : how like minds unite and divide  Read Review Cass R.Sunstein HN90.R3 S848 2009
Gender stories : negotiating identity in a binary world Sonja K. Foss HQ1075 .F677 2013
The life you can save : acting now to end world poverty  Read Review Peter Singer HV48 .S56 2009
Behind the beautiful forevers Katherine Boo HV4140.M86 B66 2012
The black banners : the inside story of 9/11 and the war against al-Qaeda  Read Review Ali H. Soufan HV6432.5.Q2 S68 2011
The case of the speluncean explorers : nine new opinions Peter Suber K230.F842 S8 1998
I am Malala: The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban Malala Yousafzai LC2330 .Y69 2013
Van Gogh : the Life Steven Naifeh N6953.G3 N35 2011
The swerve : how the world became modern Stephen Greenblatt PA6484 .G69 2011
Les Miserables Victor Hugo PQ2286 .A31 2011
PQ2286 .A31 2010
Great expectations Charles Dickens PR4560 .A1 2003
PR4560 .A1 1999
PR4560.A2 L389 1998
Murder on the Orient Express Agatha Christie PR6005.H66 M88 2001
Heart of darkness and other tales Joseph Conrad PR6005.O4 A6 2002
Ulysses James Joyce PR6019.O9 U4 2009
PR6019.O9U4 1961
Nineteen eighty-four George Orwell PR6029.R8 N5 2003
City of Bohane  Read Review Kevin Barry PR6102.A7833 C58 2013
PR6102.A7833 C58 2011
Even the dogs  Read Review Jon McGregor PR6113.C48 E84 2011
Almost English  Read Review Charlotte Mendelson PR6113.E53 A46 2013
MaddAddam : a novel Margaret Atwood PR9199.3.A8 M34 2013
Too much happiness Alice Munro PR9199.3.M8 A6 2010
PR9199.3.M8 A6 2009
Dear life : stories Alice Munro PR9199.3.M8 D43 2012
A shimmering sea : Hong Kong stories Sophronia Liu PR9450.9.L576 S55 2013
The book thief  Read Review Markus Zusak PR9619.4.Z87 B66 2006
The Luminaries  Read Review Eleanor Catton PR9639.4.C39 L86 2013
Foundation and empire Isaac Asimov PS3501.S56 F6 2008
For whom the bell tolls Ernest Hemingway PS3515.E37F6 1955
PS3515.E37F6 1944
Foundation Isaac Asimov PS3551.S5 F59 2004
PS3501.S56F6 1951b
Second foundation Isaac Asimov PS3551.S5 S37 2004
PS3501.S56S42 1953b
Jonathan Livingston Seagull Richard Bach PS3552.A255 J6 2006
The Kill room : a Lincoln Rhyme novel  Read Review Jeffery Deaver PS3554.E1755 K55 2013
The round house  Read Review Louise Erdrich PS3555.R42 R68 2012
Catch-22 Joseph Heller PS3558.E476 C3 2004
May we be forgiven  Read Review A.M. Homes PS3558.O448 M39 2012
Mr g : a novel about the Creation  Read Review Alan Lightman PS3562.I45397 M7 2012
A tale for the time being  Read Review Ruth Ozeki PS3565.Z45 O93 2013
Shanghai girls : a novel Lisa See PS3569.E3334 S53 2009
The time keeper Mitch Albom PS3601.L335 T57 2012
Catching fire  Read Review Suzanne Collins PS3603.O4558 C38 2009
The Hunger games  Read Review Suzanne Collins PS3603.O4558 H864 2012
PS3603.O4558 H864 2008
Mockingjay Suzanne Collins PS3603.O4558 M63 2010b
Wool Hugh Howey PS3608.O9566 W66 2013
The orphan master's son : a novel Adam Johnson PS3610.O3 O76 2012
The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller PS3613.I5445 S65 2012
Salvage the bones : a novel Jesmyn Ward PS3623.A7323 S36 2011
The redeemer Jo Nesbo PT8951.24.E83 F7413 2013
PT8951.24.E83 F7413 2009
Until I say good-bye : my year of living joy Susan Spencer-wendel; Bret Witter WE550 .S84 2013
Last updated: 2014/06

Good Reads for Oct 2012 - Dec 2013

Title Author Call Number
Out of our minds : learning to be creative Ken Robinson BF408 .R53 2011
BF408 .R53 2001
Better than normal: how what makes you different can make you exceptional  Read Review Dale Archer BF698 .A722 2012
The righteous mind : why good people are divided by politics and religion Read Review Jonathan Haidt BJ45 .H25 2012
The (honest) truth about dishonesty : how we lie to everyone--especially ourselves Dan Ariely BJ1533.H7 A75 2012
Civilization : the west and the rest  Read Review Niall Ferguson CB245 .F37 2011
CB245 .F37 2011b
1492 : the year the world began Felipe Fernandez-Armesto D210 .F347 2009
The wartime journals Hugh Trevor-Roper D810.S8 T79 2012
The tree that bleeds : a Uighur town on the edge Nick Holdstock DS731.U4 H65 2011
Legends of the building of old Peking Hok-lam Chan DS795.3 .C43 2008
Being George Washington: The indispensable man, as you've never seen him Glenn Beck E312.25 .B44 2011
George F. Kennan : an American life  Read Review John Lewis Gaddis E748.K374 G34 2011
No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington Condoleezza Rice E840.8.R48 A3 2011
A life without limits Chrissie Wellington GV697.W455 A3 2012
Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner HB74.P8 L479 2005
Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness  Read Review Richard H. Thaler, Cass R Sunstein HB74.P8 T53 2008
First job, first paycheck : how to get the most out of both-- without help from your parents Jeff Lehman HF5382.7 .L44 2011
Making yourself indispensable: the power of personal accountability Mark Samuel HF5386 .S322 2012
Embedding into our lives : new opportunities and challenges of the Internet editors, Louis Leung, Anthony Y.H. Fung, Paul S.N. Lee HM851 .E547 2009
Hong Kong divided? : structures of social inequality in the twenty-first century edited by Stephen Wing-Kai Chiu, Siu-lun Wong HN755.2.S6 H65 2011
Animals and public health : why treating animals better is critical to human welfare Aysha Akhtar HV4708 .A45 2012
The eleventh day : the full story of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden   Read Review Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan HV6432.7 .S85 2011
We are Anonymous : inside the hacker world of Lulzsec, Anonymous, and the global cyber insurgency Parmy Olson HV6773 .O475 2012
Empire: what ruling the world did to the British Jeremy Paxman JV1011 .P39 2011
Great negotiations: agreements that changed the modern world  Read Review Fredrik Stantion JZ1405 .S73 2010
The rule of law Tom Bingham K3171 .B56 2011
Everything you ever wanted to know about classical music but were too afraid to ask Darren Henley and Sam Jackson MT90 .H43 2012
Please look after mom : a novel   Read Review Sin Kyong Suk PL992.73.K94 O4613 2012
Selected bilingual essays of Lin Yutang = 林語堂雙語文選 Lin Yutang PL2781.N2 A2 2010
Explosions and other stories  Read Review Mo Yan PL2886.O195A28
Story engineering : mastering the 6 core competencies of successful writing Larry Brooks PN3355 .B744 2011
Dial M for Murdoch : News Corporation and the corruption of Britain Tom Watson and Martin Hickman PN4734.5.N48 W38 2012
In our time : speeches that shaped the modern world [edited by] Hywel Williams PN6122 .I5 2009
Jubilee lines compiled by Carol Ann Duffy PR6054.U38 J84 2012
Bring up the bodies  Read Review Hilary Mantel PR6063.A438 B75 2012
When I die : lessons from the death zone Philip Gould PR6107.O85 Z46 2012
The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry: a novel Rachel Joyce PR6110.O98 U55 2012
Sarah's key Tatiana de Rosnay PR9105.9.R6 S27 2011
The mental life of cities Eddie Tay PR9570.S53 T395 2010
All that I am Anna Funder PR9619.4.F86 A78 2011
Core samples from the world Forrest Gander PS3557.A47 C67 2011
State of wonder Ann Patchett PS3566.A7756 S76 2011
The teleportation accident Ned Beauman PS3602.E2634 T45 2012
The night circus : a novel  Read Review Erin Morgenstern PS3613.O74875 N54 2011
The tiger's wife : a novel Téa Obreht PS3615.B73 T54 2011
PS3615.B73 T54 2011b
Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cheryl Strayed PS3619.T744 Z46 2012
A time and a tide : a memoir Charles K. Kao QC16.K26 A3 2011
Frozen planet: a world beyond imagination  Read Review Alastair Fothergill QH541.5.P6 F68 2012
Waste : uncovering the global food scandal  Read Review Tristram Stuart TD195.F57 S88 2009
Swindled : from poison sweets to counterfeit coffee : the dark history of the food cheats Bee Wilson TX531 .W688 2008
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer Siddhartha Mukherjee WH11.AA1 M84 2010

Good Reads for Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

Temporarily unavailable due to renovation works at the University Library.

Good Reads for Jul 2011 - May 2012

Title Author Call Number
The Power Rhonda Byrne BF611 .B97 2010
Dear graduate : letters of wisdom from Charles R. Swindoll Charles R. Swindoll BF637.S8 S8633 2007
Life without Limits : Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life  Read Review Nick Vujicic BV4501.3 .V85 2010
The purpose driven® life : what on earth am I here for? Rick Warren BV4501.3 .W37 2002
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II Mitchell Zuckoff D767.95 .Z84 2011
Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption Laura Hillenbrand D805.J3 Z364 2010
The King's speech : how one man saved the British monarchy  Read Review Mark Logue and Peter Conradi DA585.L64 L64 2011
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana : Five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe Gayle Tzemach Lemmon DS375.K2 T94 2011
Collected writings on Chinese culture Tsuen-hsuin Tsien DS721 .T748 2011
Underground front : the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong Christine Loh DS796.H757 L655 2009
Ghetto at the center of the world : Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong Mathews, Gordon DS796.H78 C48 2011
Egypt on the brink : from Nasser to Mubarak Tarek Osman DT107.83 .O76 2010
Angela's ashes : a memoir Frank McCourt E184.I6 M117 1996
This time is different : eight centuries of financial folly Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth S. Rogoff HB3722 .R45 2009
Too big to fail Andrew Ross Sorkin HB3722 .S659 2009
The one minute manager Kenneth Blanchard, Spencer Johnson HD31 .B527
Different : escaping the competitive herd : standing out in a world where conformity reigns but exceptions rule  Read Review Youngme Moon HF5415 .M58 2010
Good work : when excellence and ethics meet  Read Review Howard Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, William Damon HF5549.5.J63 G355 2001
The presentation secrets of Steve Jobs : how to be insanely great in front of any audience Carmine Gallo HF5718.22 .G35 2010
Reckles$ endangerment : how outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led to economic armageddon Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner HG2040.5.U5 M58 2011
The tipping point : how little things can make a big difference Malcolm Gladwell HM1033 .G53 2000
Intimate behavior Desmond Morris HM1106 .M64 1997
HM1106 .M64 1971
Nothing to envy : ordinary lives in North Korea Barbara Demick HN730.6.A8 D46 2009
Village Life in Hong Kong : Politics, gender, and ritual in the New Territories James L.Watson, Rubie S. Watson HN754.N48 W35 2004
Battle hymn of the tiger mother Amy Chua HQ759 .C59 2011
HQ759 .C59 2011b
The Chinese/Vietnamese diaspora : revisiting the boat people edited by Yuk Wah Chan HV640.5.V5 C52 2011
A stolen life : a memoir Jaycee Lee Dugard HV6574.U6 D84 2011
Justice : What's the right thing to do ? Michael Sandel JC578 .S25 2009
Liberty defined : 50 essential issues that affect our freedom Ron Paul JC599.U5 P372 2011
How to live, or, a life of Montaigne : in one question and twenty attempts at an answer  Read Review Sarah Bakewell PQ1643 .B34 2010
PQ1643 .B34 2010b
The notebook ; The proof ; The third lie : three novels Agota Kristof PQ2671.R55 A28 1997
The name of the rose Umberto Eco PQ4865.C6 N613 2004
PQ4865.C6 N613 1984
The adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll Alvaro Mutis PQ8180.23.U8 E6613 2002
A tale of two cities Charles Dickens PR4571 .A1 2007
PR4571 .A1 2003b
PR4571.A2 S26 1998
Lord of the flies : a novel William Golding PR6013.O35 L6 1962
Only time will tell Jeffrey Archer PR6051.R285 O55 2011
PR6051.R285 O55 2011b
The sense of an ending Julian Barnes PR6052.A6657 S46 2011
PR6052.A6657 S46 2011b
Stranger's child Alan Hollinghurst PR6058.O4467 S73 2011
PR6058.O4467 S73 2011b
The other hand (UK edition) = Little bee (US edition) Chris Cleave PR6103.L43 L58 2009
PR6103.L43 O74 2008
Child 44  Read Review Tom Rob Smith PR6119.M586 C48 2011
PR6119.M586 C48 2008
Before I go to sleep : a novel S.J.Watson PR6123.A884 B44 2011
Caleb's crossing Geraldine Brooks PR9619.3.B7153 C36 2011
The great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald PS3511.I9 G7 2001
The grapes of wrath John Steinbeck PS3537.T3234 G82 2002
PS3537.T3234G82 1967
PS3537.T3234G82 1955
The litigators John Grisham PS3557.R5355 L58 2011
Metamorphosis and other stories Frank Kafka PT2621.A26 A2 2007
Crime : Stories Ferdinand von Schirack PT2720.I73 V4713 2011
Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy Jostein Gaarder PT8951.17.A17 S6413 1997
PT8951.17.A17 S6413 1995
Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson QA76.2.J63 I83 2011
The information : a history, a theory, a flood  Read Review James Gleick Z665 .G547 2011

Good Reads for Jul 2010 - Jun 2011

Title Author Call Number
Carnival and cannibal ; Ventriloquous evil Jean Baudrillard B2430.B33973 C3713 2010
Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation Steven Johnson BF408 .J56 2010
How we decide Jonah Lehrer BF448 .L45 2009
The psychology of happiness : a good human life Samuel S. Franklin BF575.H27 F685 2010
The philosophical baby : what children's minds tell us about truth, love, and the meaning of life  Read Review Alison Gopnik BF723.C5 G675 2009
The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt  Read Review T.J.Stiles CT275.V23 S85 2009
Tears in the darkness : the story of the Bataan Death March and its aftermath Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman D805.P6 N67 2009
How Rome fell : death of a superpower  Read Review Adrian Goldsworthy DG311 .G65 2009
The good soldiers  Read Review David Finkel DS79.764.B35 F56 2010
DS79.764.B35 F56 2009
Strength in what remains  Read Review Tracy Kidder E184.B89 K53 2009
The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon David Grann F2546 .G7476 2010
At home : a short history of private life Bill Bryson GT165.5 .B79 2010
Steinbrenner : the last lion of baseball  Read Review Bill Madden GV865.S79 M33 2010
The big short : inside the doomsday machine Michael Lewis HC106.83 .L5 2010
China voices : farmers, women, migrant workers, ethnic minorities, young and old, community workers editors, Lot Felizco, Madeleine Marie Slavick HC430.P6 C483 2010
Habit : the 95% of behavior marketers ignore Neale Martin HF5415.32 .M375 2008
Simple prosperity : Finding real wealth in a sustainable lifestyle David Wann HN90.M6 W36 2007
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide Nicholas D. Kristof HQ1236.5.D44 K75 2009
To save America : stopping Obama's secular-socialist machine Newt Gingrich with Joe DeSantis JK275 .G56 2011
Columbine  Read Review Dave Cullen LB3013.33.C6 C84 2009
The cello suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece  Read Review Eric Siblin ML410.B1 S564 2010
ML410.B1 S564 2009
Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong  Read Review Terry Teachout ML419.A75 T43 2009
Collected poems  Read Review C.P. Cavafy PA5610.K2 A2 2009
The vagrants : a novel  Read Review Yiyun Li PL2946.Y59 V34 2010
PL2946.Y59 V34 2009
Always looking up : the adventures of an incurable optimist Michael J. Fox PN2308.F69 A3 2009
Say it like Obama : the power of speaking with purpose and vision  Read Review Shel Leanne PN4129.15 .L42 2009
Letters to a young journalist  Read Review Samuel G. Freedman PN4731 .F67 2006
Wellsprings Mario Vargas Llosa PQ7081 .V38 2008
And Thereby Hangs a Tale Jeffrey Archer PR6051.R285 A84 2010
The children's book  Read Review A. S. Byatt PR6052.Y2 C45 2009
Room : a novel  Read Review Emma Donoghue PR6054.O547 R66 2010
PR6054.O547 R66 2010b
The Finkler question Howard Jacobson PR6060.A32 F56 2010
PR6060.A32 F56 2010b
Twenties girl : a novel Sophie Kinsella PR6073.I246 T84 2009
The long song  Read Review Andrea Levy PR6112.E889 L66 2010
C Tom McCarthy PR6113.C369 C3 2010
PR6113.C369 C3 2010b
Direct red : a surgeon's story  Read Review Gabriel Weston PR6123.E875 D57 2009
The glass room  Read Review Simon Mawer PR9120.9.M38 G53 2009
PR9120.9.M38 G53 2009b
In a strange room  Read Review Damon Galgut PR9369.3.G28 I5 2010
PR9369.3.G28 I5 2010b
A painted moment Jennifer Ching PR9450.9.C486 P35 2010
The spider's web Adrian Tilley PR9450.9.T55 S64 2010
Parrot and Olivier in America  Read Review Peter Carey PR9619.3.C36 P37 2010
PR9619.3.C36 P37 2010b
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov PS3527.A15 L6 2000
PS3527.A15 L6 1997
Her fearful symmetry : a novel Audrey Niffenegger PS3564.I362 H47 2009
The murderer's daughters  Read Review Randy Susan Meyers PS3613.E9853 M48 2010
The strangest man : the hidden life of Paul Dirac, mystic of the atom  Read Review Graham Farmelo QC16.D57 F37 2009
QC16.D57 F37 2009b
Why we disagree about climate change : understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity Mike Hulme QC981.8.C5 H825 2009
The greatest show on Earth : the evidence for evolution Richard Dawkins QH366.2 .D374 2009
The accidental guerrilla : fighting small wars in the midst of a big one David Kilcullen U240 .K49 2009
Lords of the sea : the epic story of the Athenian navy and the birth of democracy  Read Review John R. Hale V37 .H355 2009
The mind's eye  Read Review Oliver Sacks WL9 .S23 2010