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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
8,759 members, 156 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
2,328 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
4,523 members, 27 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

Thumbs down: MMSequeira

Score: 16.11

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1,941 members, 25 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

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Score: 13.75

5
1,321 members, 20 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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

Score: 13.23

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2,060 members, 12 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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

Thumbs down: eromsted

Score: 13.04

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19,458 members, 339 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 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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1,544 members, 18 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 12.86

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

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

Score: 10.76

10
1,998 members, 29 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Score: 10.14

11
1,508 members, 14 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Score: 10.04

12
298 members, 6 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
508 members, 3 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 9.01

14
776 members, 6 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

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

Score: 8.59

15
238 members, 3 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

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

Score: 7.42

16
9,070 members, 185 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

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

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler

Score: 6.08

17
1,424 members, 23 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 5.91

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

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

Score: 5.85

19
167 members, 5 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: kdemetter (1), LisaMaria_C (48)

Score: 5.52

20
286 members, 4 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

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Score: 5.44

23
1,080 members, 11 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), LisaMaria_C (38)

Score: 4.98

25
4,966 members, 375 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

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Score: 4.82

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3,200 members, 24 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

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Score: 4.72

27
173 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: szarka (13), lawecon (19)

Score: 4.02

28
3,717 members, 62 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (1)

Score: 4

29
207 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: szarka (1)

Score: 4

30
47 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
119 members, 1 review
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: raperper (14), lawecon (24)

Score: 3.88

33
1,098 members, 29 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: lawecon (9), LisaMaria_C (53)

Score: 3.79

34
1,044 members, 16 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: timspalding (10), LisaMaria_C (59)

Score: 3.69

35
21 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!

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1,874 members, 12 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (3), lawecon (11)

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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)

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8,859 members, 175 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Thumbs down: raperper, MaskedMumbler

Score: 2.95

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423 members, 8 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 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
152 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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17,101 members, 234 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, timspalding

Score: 2.66

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4,787 members, 34 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (6), lawecon (13)

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Score: 2.66

45
15 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)

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3,671 members, 40 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: rretzler (6), LisaMaria_C (18)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler

Score: 2.5

47
9,709 members, 140 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 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
609 members, 4 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 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.

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220 members, 1 review
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: szarka (9)

Score: 2.31

55
155 members, 7 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.

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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
144 members, 0 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: szarka (11)

Score: 2.2

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

Lists: szarka (14)

Score: 2.07

60
95 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
228 members, 4 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
113 members, 7 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lawecon (26)

Score: 1.77

66
4,047 members, 50 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lawecon (14), LisaMaria_C (32)

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Score: 1.75

68
258 members, 5 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 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
1,172 members, 7 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (2)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 1.36

71
66,848 members, 1,082 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
4,470 members, 24 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: raperper (6), LisaMaria_C (11)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, eromsted

Score: 0.75

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21,887 members, 340 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: 0.6

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10,229 members, 182 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (6), LisaMaria_C (17)

Thumbs down: raperper, MaskedMumbler

Score: 0.53

75
8,834 members, 139 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), LisaMaria_C (39)

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Score: 0.16

77
6,681 members, 175 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (19)

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Score: < 0

78
5,280 members, 116 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (36)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

79
3,456 members, 58 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (37)

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Score: < 0

80
441 members, 5 reviews
3.13 stars (3.13 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (40)

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Score: < 0

81
928 members, 11 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (42)

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Score: < 0

82
716 members, 11 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (47)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

83
1,569 members, 54 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (62)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

84
7,779 members, 48 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (2)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1, eromsted

Score: < 0

85
48,560 members, 717 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
4,273 members, 49 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), LisaMaria_C (31)

Thumbs down: Edward, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

87
2,593 members, 72 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (26)

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Score: < 0

88
11,419 members, 194 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), LisaMaria_C (63)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

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

Lists: LisaMaria_C (33)

Thumbs down: lawecon, eromsted

Score: < 0

90
6,961 members, 102 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (49)

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Score: < 0

91
2,991 members, 29 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (52)

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Score: < 0

92
2,072 members, 54 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (64)

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93
22,695 members, 417 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (65)

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Score: < 0

94
44,781 members, 616 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
42,927 members, 846 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

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

Score: < 0

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19,452 members, 228 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (27)

Thumbs down: raperper, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

97
15,181 members, 244 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (60)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, MaskedMumbler, lawecon

Score: < 0

98
6,015 members, 211 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), LisaMaria_C (25)

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

Score: < 0

99
10,834 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
8,274 members, 201 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (51)

Thumbs down: andomck, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: < 0

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