Update: 6/21/08 - Orals takers: You may also find this useful.
Update: 10/18/05 - I've since moved on to the dissertation phase of the PhD. Click here to see how it's coming along (hopefully better than Jack Burden's). Also, for more orals-book-reviews by Columbia students, check out Videri.
4/1/04 - I passed! Nevertheless, this site will continue to be updated intermittently with book reviews and study aids.