What’s In Your Wish List?

There are 29 items in my Audible wish list. I thought I’d share what is on the list to give a sense of the kinds of things I’m interested in reading1 lately. Here, then, is my Audible wish list:

  • Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan by Howard Sounds
  • The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
  • So, Anyway… by John Cleese
  • FDR by Jean Edward Smith
  • Sinatra: The Chairman2 by James Kaplan
  • Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy
  • Shakespeare: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
  • Skeleton Crew by Stephen King
  • Blood’s a Rover by James Ellroy
  • The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
  • Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times by H.W. Brands
  • What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
  • The Baseball Codes by Jason Turbow
  • The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick
  • Brave Companions: Portraits in History by David McCullough
  • A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter
  • The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 by John Toland
  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
  • The Journals of Lewis and Clark edited by William R. Lighton
  • Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales by Stephen King
  • Blaze: A Novel by Stephen King
  • Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen
  • The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
  • Where the Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet by Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon
  • The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predication Fail—but Some Don’t by Nate Silver
  • Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose
  • 1776 by David McCullough
  • The Men Who United the States: America’s Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester
  • Magic Time by W. P. Kinsella

What’s in your wish list?


  1. Always this caveat when referring to audiobooks.
  2. I already own the first volume, Frank: The Voice.

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.