My library

Although I’m Australian, I prefer the Library of Congress Classification system for a variety of reasons, not the least of which that it caters to newer subjects that the Dewey system dumps in 001.

No fiction books appear here; this is a list of pure non-fiction.

AG

  • The budget Macquarie dictionary
  • The budget Macquarie thesaurus
  • Hudson, Bob & Pickering, Larry – First Australian dictionary of vulgarities & obscenities
  • Reader’s Digest – Reverse dictionary
  • Reader’s Digest – How to write and speak better
  • Webster’s concise spelling, grammar & usage

BF

  • Burchard, Brendon – The Motivation Manifesto
  • de Bono, Edward – Tactics
  • Klemmer, Brian – If How-to’s were enough
  • Nelson-Jones, Richard – Human relationship skills

BL

  • Dawkins, Richard – The God Delusion

GB

  • Ladson, Anthony – Hydrology: an Australian introduction

GE

  • Bridgman, Howard et. al. – The Australian physical environment
  • Lindenmayer, David et. al. (eds) – Ten commitments

GF

  • Smith, Thomas & Smith, Robert – Elements of ecology

GT

  • Bowden, Jonny – The healthiest meals on Earth

GV

  • McLaughlin, Chris & McLaughlin, Yvonne – The rivers and lakes of New South Wales

HA

  • Berenson, Mark et. al – Basic business statistics 2
  • Rumsey, Deborah – Statistics for dummies

HB

  • Asafu-Adjaye, John – Environmental economics for non-economists

HG

  • Connelly, Desmond – Shares in a nutshell
  • Rivkin, René – Introductory guide to the stock market

HM

  • Germov, John & McGee, Tara – Histories of Australian Sociology
  • Germov, John & Poole, Marilyn (eds) – Public sociology
  • Hawthorne, Lesleyanne – Making it in Australia
  • Jeffries, Vincent – Handbook of public sociology
  • Lazarsfeld, P.F – Main trends in sociology

LB

  • Phelps, Fisher & Ellis – Organizing and managing your research
  • Turner, Kathy – Essential academic skills

NC

  • Cohen, Hart et. al – Screen media arts

ND

  • Bolton, John – Haunted Shadows
  • Vasari, Giorgio – The lives of the artists

PE

  • Kennedy, Kevin – A pageant of words

PN

  • Ashcroft, Bill et. al – The empire writes back
  • Brecht, Bertolt – Collected plays: four
  • Cowan, Andrew – The art of writing fiction
  • Frayn, Michael – Stage directions
  • Greig, Noel – Playwriting: a practical guide
  • Keats, John – Keat’s poetical works
  • Klages, Mary – Literary Theory – A Guide for the Perplexed
  • King, Stephen – On writing
  • Nowra, Louis – Radiance

QA

  • Kernighan, Brian & Ritchie, Dennis – The C programming language

QC

  • Whitaker, Richard – The complete book of Australian weather

QD

  • Hill, John et. al – Chemistry for changing times

QE

  • Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbook
  • Head, K.H – Manual of soil laboratory testing
  • Isbell, Raymond – Australian soil classification
  • Smith, Gary & Pun, Aurora – How does Earth work?

QH

  • Reece, Jane et. al – Campbell biology

QK

  • Clarke, Ian & Lee, Helen – Name that flower
  • Flora’s plant names
  • Galbraith, Jean – Collins field guide to the Wildflowers of Southern Australia
  • Hodgson, Margaret & Paine, Roland – A field guide to Australian Wildflowers , vol 1
  • Hodgson, Margaret & Paine, Roland – A field guide to Australian Wildflowers , vol 2
  • Waterplants in Australia

QP

  • Martini, Frederic – Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology

RA

  • Ashfield, John – Taking care of yourself and your family

RM

  • Atrens, Dale – The power of pleasure
  • Battison, Toni – Man alive: fighting fit
  • Csatari, Jeff – Your best body at 40+
  • Diamond, Harvey & Marilyn – Fit for life
  • Laura, Ronald & Dutton, Kenneth – 12 weeks to a better body for men
  • Men’s Health – Banish your Belly
  • Pearce, Wayne – Health attack!

SB

  • Roads, Michael – The natural magic of mulch

SD

  • Mandallaz, Daniel – Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories
  • van Laar, Anthonie & Akça, Alparslan – Forest Mensuration
  • West, Phil – Growing plantation forests
  • West, Phil – Tree and Forest Measurement

TT

  • Endacott, G.W – Woodworking and furniture making for the home