Alex’s Ultimate Pre-Law School Reading List

In lieu of the more conventional blog post, I’m going to list everything I read this summer. The perfect blend of fiction (for those who want to escape reality) and nonfiction (for those who want to jump back in). And yes, I’m well aware this doesn’t follow Chicago-style formatting.

Benjamin, Walter. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.”

Chambers, R.W. The King in Yellow

Coll, Steven. The Taking of Getty Oil: The Full Story of the Most Spectacular -and Catastrophic- Takeover of All Time

Eksteins, Modris. Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Making of the Modern Age

Ellis, Bret Easton. Less Than Zero

Fleming, Ian. Moonraker

Greene, Graham. Our Man in Havana

____. The Heart of the Matter

Herrin, Judith. Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire

Jünger, Ernst: Storm of Steel

Logevall, Fredrick. Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam

Немцов, Борис. “Путин. Война” (Nemtsov, Boris. “Putin. War.”)

Piketty, Thomas. Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Распутин, Валентин. Пожар (Rasputin, Valentin. “The Fire.”)

Wright, Evan. Generation Kill

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