Other Top Ten Lists of Libertarian Books
After our previous discussion of this topic, I published The Greatest Libertarian Books, today on LewRockwell.com. I've received several emails in response, some of which provoked this idea: the standard "top ten libertarian books" lists are kind of boring by now--they quite often just list "the usual suspects". What would be interesting would be some other type of "top ten" (or whatever) book lists for libertarians, such as:
1. Top Ten Books By Non-Libertarians That Libertarians Should Read. Example: The Sovereign States, by Kilpatrick.
2. Top Ten Libertarian Books You Have Never Heard Of. Neglected or little-known treasures (sort of like The Free Market Reader.)
3. Top Ten History Books for Libertarians. E.g., Paul Johnson, Modern Times.
4. Top Ten Libertarian Fiction (not counting Rand): e.g., Golden Age by John Wright.
5. Top Ten Pre-Twentieth Century "Libertarian"/"Prot-Libertarian" Books -- E.g., our founders and precursors (e.g., Grotius, The Law of War and Peace, Cato's Letters, Spooner, Locke, etc.)
6. Top Ten non-American or Not Originally Published in English Libertarian Books (e.g., Grotius, The Law of War and Peace; Lepage, Tomorrow, Capitalism, etc.)