Noam Chomsky Reading List

Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist.

  1. ​1984 by George Orwell
  2. The CIA and American Democracy by Rhodri Jeffreys-jones
  3. Politicide: Ariel Sharon’s War Against the Palestinians by Baruch Kimmerling
  4. The Record of the Paper: How the “New York Times” Misreports US Foreign Policy by Richard A. Falk
  5. Ruthless Criticism: New Perspectives in US Communications History by Robert McChesney
  6. Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counter-Terrorism, 1940–1990 by Michael McClintock
  7. Accumulation and Power: Economic History of the United States by Richard B. DuBoff
  8. After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness? My Encounters With Kurdistanby Jonathan Randal
  9. Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical Islam by Jason Burke
  10. The Anarchist Collectives by Sam Dolgoff
  11. Bad Samaritans by Ha-Joon Chang
  12. Bakunin on Anarchism by Sam Dolgoff
  13. Business as a System of Power by Robert A. Brady
  14. Don’t Mourn, Balkanize! by Andrej Grubacic
  15. Empire of Fortune by Francis Jennings
  16. Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals’ Abuse of Science by Alan Sokal
  17. Humanitarian Intervention: The United Nations in an Evolving World Order by Sean D. Murphy
  18. Mark Twain’s Weapons of Satire: Antiimperialist Writings on the Philippine-American War by Mark Twain
  19. The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade, Afghanistan, Southeast Asia, Central America, Columbia by Alfred W. McCoy
  20. Reagan Versus the Sandinistas: Undeclared War on Nicaragua by Thomas W. Walker
  21. In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara
  22. Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913–1923 by Lloyd C. Gardner
  23. The Transformation of American Law 1870–1960 by Morton J. Horwitz
  24. Washington’s War on Nicaragua by Holly Sklar
  25. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith