18 March 2016

"Books You're Not Supposed to Read" Bibliography

A complete list of the "Books You're Not Supposed to Read" from Robert P. Murphy's The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism. You can also find this list on Goodreads.

Cross-posted on Liberty Leanings.

Planned Chaos by Ludwig von Mises; Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education, 1947.

How the West Grew Rich by Nathan Rosenberg; New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Capitalism and the Historians by Friedrich Hayek; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1954.
by Walter Block, Milton Friedman, Friedrich A. Von Hayek, Basil Kalymon, Edgar O. Olsen, eds.; Vancouver: Fraser Institute, 1981.

The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World’s Most Controversial Resource by Leonardo Maugeri; Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006.

Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America by Timothy Sandefur; Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 2006.

Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt; New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946.

The Strike Threat System by William Hutt; New York: Arlington House, 1973.

Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America by Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway; New York: New York University Press, 1997.

Freedom in the Workplace: The Untold Story of Merit Shop Construction’s Crusade against 
Compulsory Trade Unionism by Samuel Cook; Washington, DC: Regnery, 2005.

The State against Blacks by Walter Williams; New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.

Capitalism: The Cure for Racism by George Reisman; The Jefferson School of Philosophy, Economics & Psychology, 1992.

Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby by Stephen L. Carter; New York: Basic Books, 1991.

Race and Culture: A World View by Thomas Sowell; New York: Basic Books, 1994.

The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War by Thomas DiLorenzo; Roseville, CA: Prima, 2002.

Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel; Peru, IL: Open Court, 1996.

The Ultimate Resource by Julian Simon; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983.

Energy: The Master Resource by Robert L. Bradley, Jr. and Richard W. Fulmer; Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2004.

Environmental Overkill: Whatever Happened to Common Sense? by Dixy Lee Ray; Washington, DC: Regnery, 1993.

Economics and the Environment: A Reconciliation, ed. Walter Block; Vancouver: Fraser Institute, 1990.

Trashing the Planet: How Science Can Help Us Deal with Acid Rain, Depletion of the Ozone, and 

Nuclear Waste (Among Other Things) by Dixy Lee Ray; New York: Perennial, 1992.

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton and Rose Friedman; New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs; New York: Random House, 1961.

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History by Milton Friedman; New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992.

What Has Government Done to Our Money? by Murray Rothbard; Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2005.

The Rationale of Central Banking and the Free Banking Alternative by Vera Smith; New York: Liberty Press, 1990.

America’s Great Depression by Murray Rothbard; Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2000.
FDR’s Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression by Jim Powell; New York: Crown Forum, 2003.

The Roosevelt Myth by John T. Flynn; San Francisco: Fox & Wilkes, 1998.

Economics on Trial: Lies, Myths, and Realites by Mark Skousen; Scarborough, Ontario: Irwin, 1990.

What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Richard Feynman; New York: W. W. Norton, 1988.

Bureaucracy by Ludwig von Mises; Grove City, PA: Libertarian Press, 1994.

Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneur-ship, and the Future of Roads, ed. Gabriel Roth; New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2006.

The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton Folsom; Washington, DC: Young America’s Foundation, 2003.

Antitrust Policy: The Case for Repeal by Dominick Armentano; Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 1986.

Economic Sophisms by Frédéric Bastiat.

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

Free Trade Under Fire by Douglas A. Irwin; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Equality, the Third World, and Economic Delusion by P.T. Bauer; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983.

In Defense of Global Capitalism by Johan Norberg; Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 2003.

Creative Destruction: How Globalization Is Changing the World’s Cultures by Tyler Cowen; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

In Defense of Globalization by Jagdish Bhagwati; New York: Oxford, 2005.

Why Globalization Works by Martin Wolf; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.


The Power of Economic Thinking by Mark Skousen; Washington, DC: BNA Books, 2002.
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