Books I’ve Read since 4/2017

*Updated 12/21/2017

Also according to Sher, listening to audiobooks doesn’t count as reading. This post should technically be called “Books to Which I’ve Listened since 4/2017. I agree that listening to books doesn’t produce the same effects as sitting down to read them, however as a graduate student it would be nearly impossible to read all these books. I think audiobooks have their own merits, like hearing the book narrated by it’s own author or hearing the narrators speak with passion to emphasize passages in the books. I also know that when I’m reading a physical book, I often miss a lot when I phase out without realizing it. I’m a better listener than a reader, so I’m going to continue doing this.

Also sad that I didn’t make it to 100 books this year. But I got pretty close at 87 + the 2-3 books I plan to listen to while on break. And this is since April so I didn’t even have the full year.

1984 George Orwell
A Dance With Dragons George RR Martin
A Feast for Crows George RR Martin
A Full Life Jimmy Carter
A Long Way Gone Ishmael Beah
A Storm of Swords George RR Martin
A World of Ice and Fire Elio M Garcia, Linda Antonsson, George RR Martin
Abraham Lincoln Lord Charnwood
Against Empathy Paul Bloom
Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow
Alone Richard Logan
American Heiress Jeffrey Toobin
American Lion Jon Meacham
And the Mountains Echoed Khaled Hosseini
Angela’s Ashes Frank McCourt
Anne of Avonlea LM Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables LM Montgomery
Are You Anybody? Jeffrey Tambor
Autobiography of Mark Twain Mark Twain
Big Girl Kelsey Miller
Bossypants Tina Fey
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert
Evicted Matthew Desmond
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence Daniel Goleman
Following the Equator Mark Twain
Girl With A Lower Back Tattoo Amy Schumer
Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee
Gone Girl Gillian Flynn
Good Clean Fun Nick Offerman
Gumption Nick Offerman
Guns, Germs, and Steel Jared Diamond
Hagseed Margaret Atwood
Hamilton Lin Manuel Miranda
Hard Choices Hilary Clinton
He’s Just Not That Into You Greg Behrendt
Homeward Bound Peter Ames Carlin
I Am Malala Malala Yousafzai
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
Into the Wild Jon Krakauer
Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me Mindy Kaling
It’s Called a Breakup Because It’s Broken Greg Behrendt
Lean In Sheryl Sandberg
Little Women Louisa May Alcott
Love, Lust, and Faking It Jenny McCarthy
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Manning Marable
Missoula Jon Krakauer
Modern Romance Aziz Ansari
My Beloved World Sonia Sotomayor
My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg
My Story Elizabeth Smart
Notorious RBG Irin Carmon
Our Revolution Bernie Sanders
Paddle Your Own Canoe Nick Offerman
Road to Jonestown Jeff Guinn
Roughing It Mark Twain
Scrappy Little Nobody Anna Kendrick
Seabiscuit Laura Hillenbrand
Seriously, I’m Kidding Ellen DeGenerous
Settle for More Megyn Kelly
Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson
Stranger Beside Me Ann Rule
Talking as Fast as I Can Lauren Graham
The Audacity of Hope Barack Obama
The Bassoon King Rainn Wilson
The Case for Impeachment Allen Lichtman
The Gift of Fear Gavin de Becker
The Giver Lois Lowry
The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
The Hoarder in You Dr. Robin Zasio
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain
The Kite Runner* Khaled Hosseini
The Monster of Florence Douglas Preston
The Opposite of Woe John Hickenlooper
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich William L Shirer
The Universe in a Nutshell Stephen Hawking
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Jon Meacham
Under the Banner of Heaven Jon Krakauer
What I Know For Sure Oprah Winfrey
White Trash Nancy Isenberg
Who Killed these Girls Beverly Lowry
Wild Cheryl Strayed
Yes Please Amy Poehler
You Are a Badass Jen Sincero
You Are Now Less Dumb David McRaney

 

 

 

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