What I've Read This Year

Items in bold are superior favorites.

-- January --
1. In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives, Steven Levy
2. She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Power, Perversions, and  Potential of Heredity, Carl Zimmer
3. LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking
4. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
5. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us, Seth Stephens-Davodwitz
6. The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America's Place in the World, Derek Chollet
7. How the Internet Happened, from Netscape to the iPhone, Brian McCullough
8. The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the 21st Century, Angela Stent
9. The View from the Ground: Experiences of Civil War Soldiers,. ed. Aaron Sheehan-Dean
10. Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and  Utopia, Michael Shermer
11. The Whale, or, Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
12. The Skeptic's Guide to the Universe,  Steven Novella et al
13. Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World, Alyssa Ayres
14. Odd-Egg Editor, Kathryn Tucker Windham

-- February --
15. The Case Against Sugar, Gary Taubes
16. Them: Why We Hate Each Other (and How to Heal),  Ben Sasse
17. America's Forgotten Architecture, the National Trust
18. The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us, Lucy Jones
19. Status Anxiety, Alain de Botton
20. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker,  Kevin Mitnick
21. Becoming Mrs Lewis, Patti Callahan
22. The Conquest of Gaul, Caesar
23. The Conservative Heart, Arthur C. Brooks
24. Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card, Sara Saedi
25. The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Have Defined Every Presidency, Chris Whipple
26. Yesterday: Memories of Selma and Her  People, C.C. Grayson
27. The Other Side of Selma, R.B. "Dickie" Williams
28. The Aeneid, trans. Robert Fitzgerald
29. Lenten Lands: My Childhood With Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis, Douglas Gresham

30. Alone Together, Sherry Turkle
31. A Forest in the Clouds,  John Fowler
32. Johnny Reb's War: Battlefield and Home Front, David Williams
33. Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places, Jeff Speck
34. Lock In,  John Scalzi
35. Head On, John Scalzi
36. Romance of the Rails,  Randall O'Toole
37. Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship With Harper Lee, Wayne Flynt
38. The Moviegoer, Percy Walker
39. Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000 Mile Journey Around Alaska, Mark Adams
40. Firefly: The Magnificent Nine, James Lovegrove
41. Alice and the Assassin, R.J. Koreto
42. Defending Boyhood, Anthony Esolen
43. Elusive Salvation, Dayton Ward
44. Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source, Hendrik Ingo
45. Images of America: The USS Alabama,  Kent Whitaker
46. From Here to Eternity: In Search of the Good Death, Caitlin Doughty

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