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Libertarian Books

Description: Books, including fiction, that embody or promote or argue for individual liberty and/or free markets

Members: 21 participating members (show all)

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1
8,678 members, 154 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), MaskedMumbler (1), rretzler (1), aulsmith (1), enrique_molinero (2), jesse123 (3), szarka (5), MMSequeira (10), LisaMaria_C (14)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 27.4

2
2,295 members, 24 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: raperper (2), MaskedMumbler (2), lewbs (3), timspalding (3), jesse123 (4), lawecon (4), MMSequeira (7), LisaMaria_C (9)

Score: 23.23

3
4,435 members, 26 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: lewbs (1), Bretzky1 (1), MaskedMumbler (4), LisaMaria_C (5), szarka (7), lawecon (12)

Thumbs down: MMSequeira

Score: 16.11

4
1,913 members, 25 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: lawecon (2), enrique_molinero (4), lewbs (5), MaskedMumbler (5), szarka (8), LisaMaria_C (23)

Thumbs down: MMSequeira

Score: 13.75

5
1,276 members, 19 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: lewbs (2), MMSequeira (2), lawecon (5), raperper (8), LisaMaria_C (58)

Score: 13.23

6
2,041 members, 12 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: timspalding (1), MMSequeira (1), LisaMaria_C (1), lawecon (3)

Thumbs down: eromsted

Score: 13.04

7
19,256 members, 334 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2), enrique_molinero (3), rretzler (4), jesse123 (5), szarka (6), MMSequeira (9), LisaMaria_C (12)

Thumbs down: raperper, MaskedMumbler, lawecon

Score: 12.92

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1,512 members, 18 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: lawecon (1), timspalding (2), MaskedMumbler (3), LisaMaria_C (7), szarka (16)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 12.86

9
799 members, 6 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: raperper (1), MMSequeira (4), MaskedMumbler (7), LisaMaria_C (55)

Score: 10.76

10
1,945 members, 29 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: raperper (3), MMSequeira (5), MaskedMumbler (6), LisaMaria_C (21)

Score: 10.14

11
1,476 members, 13 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: timspalding (5), enrique_molinero (6), MMSequeira (6), LisaMaria_C (10)

Score: 10.04

12
292 members, 5 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: szarka (2), MMSequeira (3), enrique_molinero (5), raperper (10)

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Score: 9.33

13
499 members, 3 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: raperper (7), lawecon (7), MaskedMumbler (8), LisaMaria_C (30)

Score: 9.01

14
767 members, 6 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: raperper (9), MaskedMumbler (9), szarka (10), LisaMaria_C (29)

Score: 8.59

15
233 members, 2 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: szarka (3), timspalding (6), lawecon (23)

Score: 7.42

16
8,975 members, 188 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: rretzler (2), timspalding (4), LisaMaria_C (20)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler

Score: 6.08

17
1,391 members, 23 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: MaskedMumbler (10), raperper (11), LisaMaria_C (56)

Score: 5.91

18
388 members, 2 reviews
4.57 stars (4.57 stars)

Lists: lawecon (10), raperper (12), LisaMaria_C (57)

Score: 5.85

19
159 members, 4 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: kdemetter (1), LisaMaria_C (48)

Score: 5.52

20
280 members, 4 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), lewbs (6), lawecon (21), LisaMaria_C (34)

Thumbs down: eromsted, aulsmith

Score: 5.44

23
1,067 members, 11 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), LisaMaria_C (38)

Score: 4.98

25
4,894 members, 379 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: lawecon (6), enrique_molinero (7), LisaMaria_C (24)

Thumbs down: timspalding

Score: 4.82

26
3,143 members, 25 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (4), szarka (12), lawecon (28)

Thumbs down: eromsted

Score: 4.72

27
172 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: szarka (13), lawecon (19)

Score: 4.02

28
3,673 members, 61 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (1)

Score: 4

29
203 members, 0 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: szarka (1)

Score: 4

30
46 members, 0 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (1): The so-called "Economic Calculation" problem was what convinced me, back in the days of yore, that socialism was economically impossible. That is, there are no true economic decisions under (complete) socialism because there is no economic information without market mechanisms. Thus all economic decisions under socialism are disguised political decisions.… (more)

32
118 members, 1 review
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: raperper (14), lawecon (24)

Score: 3.88

33
1,075 members, 28 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: lawecon (9), LisaMaria_C (53)

Score: 3.79

34
1,035 members, 16 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: timspalding (10), LisaMaria_C (59)

Score: 3.69

35
20 members, 1 review
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (2): Radical Economic Subjectivism. Hugely influential for me. Bottom Line: macro-economics is impossible. Shh! It's supposed to be a secret!

36
1,841 members, 12 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (3), lawecon (11)

Thumbs down: eromsted

Score: 3.24

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29 members, 0 reviews
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (3): One of the most intriguing books I ever read. Sciabarra is trying to place Hegelian / Marxist dialectics at the service of libertarian thought. I found this book wildly interesting.… (more)

38
8,733 members, 173 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), lawecon (8), LisaMaria_C (46)

Thumbs down: raperper, MaskedMumbler

Score: 2.95

39
417 members, 8 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: raperper (4)

Score: 2.83

41
48 members, 2 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (4): American Isolationism at its best.

42
150 members, 0 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (5): A Great Book. It turns out that both War and Peace are the 'Health of the State'. Right leaning administrations (and/or situations of conflict) increase funding for the military-industrial state; left leaning administrations (or situations without large overseas conflicts) increase funding for everything else. ...The State always wins.… (more)

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16,881 members, 231 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: rretzler (5), enrique_molinero (10), LisaMaria_C (28)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, timspalding

Score: 2.66

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4,706 members, 34 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (6), lawecon (13)

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Score: 2.66

45
13 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (6): Radosh is not a libertarian. He is, however, very sympathetic to the isolationist cause. Two chapters each on: Charles A. Beard, Oswald Garrison Villard, Robert A. Taft, John T. Flynn, and Lawrence Dennis.… (more)

46
3,635 members, 39 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: rretzler (6), LisaMaria_C (18)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler

Score: 2.5

47
9,593 members, 138 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), LisaMaria_C (35)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 2.47

48
70 members, 1 review
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: timspalding (7)

Score: 2.46

49
12 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (7): The short-lived dream of a libertarian / new left alliance. Be sure to read the last chapter on the split between libertarians and conservatives at the YAF convention in St.Louis in 1969. Fun.… (more)

50
600 members, 4 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: enrique_molinero (8)

Score: 2.38

51
74 members, 0 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: timspalding (8)

Score: 2.38

52
3 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (8): NEVER USE FORCE! Of course, everyone (every political theory and polity) thinks that _their_ use of force is justifiable.

54
218 members, 1 review
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: szarka (9)

Score: 2.31

55
151 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (9): Legalize all victimless (that is, consensual) crimes. Even though in almost all these cases, individuals are the victims of their own stupidity.

56
24 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (10): The anarcho-capitalist Rothbard, who ended his career as a paleo-libertarian had at one time been an advocate of a libertarian and new left alliance. I think Rothbard was the libertarian Lenin, who could change policy at a moments notice. Rothbard would've allied himself with anyone he thought could aid in increasing the prospects for liberty. Had he lived much longer he would've eventually left the Paleos for something else.… (more)

57
141 members, 0 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: szarka (11)

Score: 2.2

59
75 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: szarka (14)

Score: 2.07

60
92 members, 1 review
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: szarka (15)

Score: 2.03

61
53 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: lawecon (17)

Score: 1.97

62
224 members, 3 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: lawecon (18)

Score: 1.94

63
97 members, 0 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: lawecon (25)

Score: 1.79

64
104 members, 3 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: lawecon (26)

Score: 1.77

66
3,957 members, 47 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: lawecon (14), LisaMaria_C (32)

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Score: 1.75

68
256 members, 5 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (44)

Score: 1.55

69
76 members, 1 review
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (61)

Score: 1.43

70
1,161 members, 7 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (2)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 1.36

71
65,952 members, 1,061 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), rretzler (7), LisaMaria_C (8), lawecon (15), szarka (18)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: 1.27

72
4,402 members, 24 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: raperper (6), LisaMaria_C (11)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, eromsted

Score: 0.75

73
21,521 members, 334 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), rretzler (8), LisaMaria_C (45)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: 0.6

74
10,100 members, 180 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (6), LisaMaria_C (17)

Thumbs down: raperper, MaskedMumbler

Score: 0.53

75
8,696 members, 138 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), LisaMaria_C (39)

Thumbs down: lawecon, aulsmith

Score: 0.16

77
6,576 members, 174 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (19)

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Score: < 0

78
5,241 members, 114 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (36)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

79
3,433 members, 57 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (37)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

80
439 members, 4 reviews
3.11 stars (3.11 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (40)

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Score: < 0

81
918 members, 11 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (42)

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Score: < 0

82
709 members, 11 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (47)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

83
1,574 members, 53 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (62)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

84
7,681 members, 48 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (2)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1, eromsted

Score: < 0

85
46,943 members, 705 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: rretzler (10), ahef1963 (11), LisaMaria_C (13), lawecon (16), szarka (17)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, Edward, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: < 0

86
4,154 members, 49 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), LisaMaria_C (31)

Thumbs down: Edward, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

87
2,566 members, 71 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (26)

Thumbs down: lawecon, eromsted

Score: < 0

88
11,229 members, 187 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), LisaMaria_C (63)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

89
806 members, 8 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (33)

Thumbs down: lawecon, eromsted

Score: < 0

90
6,791 members, 103 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (49)

Thumbs down: eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

91
2,906 members, 28 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (52)

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Score: < 0

92
2,019 members, 52 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (64)

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93
22,504 members, 417 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (65)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, aulsmith

Score: < 0

94
44,109 members, 608 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: rretzler (9), ahef1963 (10), MMSequeira (11), LisaMaria_C (15)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, lawecon, enrique_molinero, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

95
42,212 members, 833 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: enrique_molinero (9), rretzler (11), ahef1963 (13), LisaMaria_C (54)

Thumbs down: lawecon, MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, aulsmith, eromsted, gennyt

Score: < 0

96
19,260 members, 227 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (27)

Thumbs down: raperper, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

97
15,068 members, 244 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (60)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, MaskedMumbler, lawecon

Score: < 0

98
5,876 members, 209 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), LisaMaria_C (25)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1, lawecon, aulsmith, eromsted, gennyt

Score: < 0

99
10,654 members, 174 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), LisaMaria_C (50)

Thumbs down: timspalding, Bretzky1, lawecon, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

100
8,148 members, 199 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (51)

Thumbs down: andomck, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: < 0

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