Bringing Up Mike References

The following non-fiction books, novels, magazine articles, newspaper articles and movies address the topics discussed in Bringing Up Mike in more depth:
  • Asimov’s Guide to the Bible, by Isaac Asimov, 1981, Wings Books
Civil War Reenactment
  • Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War, by Tony Horwitz, 1999
  • Reliving the Civil War: A Reenactor’s Handbook, by R. Lee Hadden, 1996
College Admissions
  • To (All) the Colleges That Rejected Me, by Suzy Lee Weiss, Wall Street Journal, March 29, 2013
Sports Concussions
  • Concussions and Our Kids, by Robert Cantu, 2012
  • Head Game, by Christopher Nowinski, 2012
  • League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth, by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, Crown Archetype, 2013
  • This is Your Brain on Football, by Paul Solotaroff, Rolling Stone, January 31, 2013
  • From My Hands to Yours, by Monty Roberts, 2002
  • Picking Winners, by Andrew Beyer, 1985
  • Racing Economics Collide with Veterinarians’ Oath, by Walt Bogdanich, Joe Drape and Rebecca Ruiz, New York Times, September 21, 2012
  • Three Felonies a Day, by Harvey Silverglate, 2009, Encounter Books
Limbic Brain
  • What Every Body is Saying, by Joe Navarro, 2008
  • Love Signals, by David Givens, 2005
  • Bodytalk, by Desmond Morris, 1994
  • The Language Instinct, by Steven Pinker, 1994
  • How the Mind Works, by Steven Pinker, 1997
  • Triumph of the Cyborg Composer, By Ryan Blitstein, Pacific Standard Magazine, 22 February 2010
Online Teaching
Practical Skills
  • Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew Crawford, 2010
Social Policy
  • The Black Swan, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, 2010
  • Nanny State, by David Harsanyi, 2007
  • The Republican War on Science, by Chris Mooney, 2005
  • The Vision of the Anointed, by Thomas Sowell, 1995
  • Tennessee
  • Birds of Tennessee Field Guide, by Stan Tekiela, 2003
  • Off the Beaten Path Tennessee: A Guide to Unique Places, by Tim O’Brien, 2005
  • Scenic Driving Tennessee, by Russ Manning, 2002
  • Tennessee Curiosities, by Kristin Luna, 2011
Theory of Everything
Artificial Intelligence Novels
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein, 1966
  • Colossus, by Dennis Feltham Jones, 1966
  • When Harlie Was One, by David Gerrold, 1972
  • The Adolescence of P1, by Thomas Ryan, 1977
  • The Positronic Man, by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, 1992
Related Movies
  • Good Will Hunting, 1997
  • Little Man Tate, 1991
  • Little Shop Around the Corner, 1940