Book log

 
 

Book log

I like reading. This is what I've read over the past few years. 

2018

  • A Dull Roar – Henry Rollins
  • The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
  • On Balance – Adam Phillips (u)
  • Hallelujah Anyway – Anne Lamott
  • Fire On All Sides – James Rhodes
  • How to Think – Alan Jacobs
  • Hope in the Dark  β€“ Rebecca Solnit
  • Bored and Brilliant – Manoush Zomorodi
  • Reservoir 13 – Jon McGregor
  • Golden Hill – Francis Spufford
  • Just Kids – Patti Smith
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • What Belongs to You – Garth Greenwell
  • Connect – Julian Gough
  • Housekeeping – Marilynne Robinson
  • Commonwealth – Ann Patchett
  • The Power – Naomi Alderman
  • Less – Andrew Sean Greer
  • Let Your Life Speak – Parker J. Palmer

2017

  • The Humans – Matt Haig
  • Deep Work – Cal Newport
  • Status Anxiety – Alain de Botton
  • On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  • Gilead – Marilynne Robinson
  • Black Sheep and Prodigals – Dave Tomlinson
  • The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas
  • Shoe Dog – Phil Knight
  • When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi
  • A Really Good Day – Ayelet Waldman
  • The Descent of Man – Grayson Perry
  • No is Not Enough – Naomi Klein
  • How to Stop Time – Matt Haig
  • The Second Curve – Charles Handy
  • My Absolute Darling – Gabriel Tallent
  • Carpe Diem – Roman Krznaric
  • Better Than Before – Gretchen Rubin
  • The State of Affairs – Esther Perel
  • Bit of a Blur – Alex James

2016

  • The Hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared - Jonas Jonasson
  • Black Coffee Blues – Henry Rollins
  • How to be a Bad Christian – Dave Tomlinson
  • In Praise of Slow – Carl HonorΓ©
  • The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday
  • The Concise 48 Laws of Power – Robert Greene
  • Bird by Bird – Anne Lamott
  • The Hidden Pleasures of Life – Theodore Zeldin
  • Hyperbole and a Half – Allie Brosh
  • The Return of the Prodigal Son – Henri Nouwen
  • Carrying Albert Home – Homer Hickam
  • How to be Here – Rob Bell
  • Pure – Rose BretΓ©cher
  • On Writing – Stephen King
  • Brave Enough – Cheryl Strayed
  • Good Trouble – Joe Biel
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You – Cal Newport
  • Letters to a Young Poet – Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Information Doesn't Want to Be Free – Cory Doctorow
  • A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara
  • It's Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) – Nora McInerney Purmort
  • Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human – Vybarr Cregan-Reid
  • Becoming Wise – Krista Tippett
  • The Way of the Runner – Adharanand Finn
  • Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter
  • We Don’t Know What We’re Doing – Thomas Morris
  • The Examined Life – Stephen Grosz
  • Fathomless Riches – Richard Coles
  • A Whole Life – Robert Seethaler
  • The Zimzum of Love – Rob and Kristen Bell
  • The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes
  • Let My People Go Surfing – Yvon Chouinard
  • The Course of Love – Alain de Botton
  • Silence and Honey Cakes – Rowan Williams

2015

  • A Sense of Direction – Gideon Lewis-Kraus
  • Play it Again – Alan Rusbridger
  • Hegarty on Creativity – John Hegarty
  • The Art of Stillness – Pico Iyer
  • Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman
  • Happiness by Design – Paul Dolan
  • Zeitoun – Dave Eggers
  • Do Story – Bobette Buster
  • No One Belongs Here More Than You – Miranda July
  • Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
  • So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed – Jon Ronson
  • Essentialism – Greg McKeown
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
  • Ajax Penumbra 1969 – Robin Sloan
  • Growth Hacker Marketing – Ryan Holiday
  • Contagious – Jonah Berger
  • Ringside! – Adam Gnade
  • The Element – Ken Robinson
  • The Versions of Us – Laura Barnett
  • Dreams from My Father – Barack Obama
  • The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion
  • The Rosie Effect – Graeme Simsion
  • Improv Wisdom – Patricia Ryan Madson
  • Tiny Beautiful Things – Cheryl Strayed
  • All My Friends are Superheroes – Andrew Kaufman
  • The Achievement Habit – Bernie Roth
  • The Fly Trap – Fredrik SjΓΆberg
  • Small Victories – Anne Lamott
  • Born to Run – Christopher McDougall
  • Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
  • The Game – Neil Strauss
  • The Magic of Tidying – Marie Kondo
  • Reasons to Stay Alive – Matt Haig
  • Spark for the Fire – Ian Wharton
  • Doing Good Better – Will MacAskill
  • The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton
  • The Next Next Level – Leon Neyfakh
  • Wild – Cheryl Strayed
  • Yes Please – Amy Poehler
  • On the Shortness of Life – Seneca
  • Instrumental – James Rhodes
  • The Almost Nearly Perfect People – Michael Booth

2014

  • A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan
  • David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants – Malcolm Gladwell
  • A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
  • The Case for Working With Your Hands – Matthew Crawford
  • The Road – Cormac McCarthy
  • Choose Yourself – James Altucher
  • Predatory Thinking: A Masterclass in Out-Thinking the Competition – Dave Trott
  • Tender is the Night – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Brand Handbook – Wally Olins
  • Ogilvy on Advertising – David Ogilvy
  • Copywriting – Mark Shaw
  • The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  • The Aftermath of Forever – Natalye Childress
  • The Pursuit of God – A. W. Tozer
  • How to Stay Sane – Philippa Perry
  • Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook – Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Steal Like an Artist – Austin Kleon
  • The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  • Help, Thanks, Wow – Anne Lamott
  • Stuffocation – James Wallman
  • Confessions of an Advertising Man – David Ogilvy
  • Show Your Work! – Austin Kleon
  • Give and Take – Adam Grant
  • The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt
  • An Altar in the World – Barbara Brown Taylor
  • The Circle – Dave Eggers
  • The Gospel According to Everyone, vol. II – Martin Wroe
  • The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz ZafΓ³n
  • Do Purpose – David Hieatt
  • Cranky, Beautiful Faith – Nadia Bolz-Weber
  • Take This Bread – Sara Miles
  • The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  • Wild Geese – Mary Oliver
  • Leaving Church – Barbara Brown Taylor
  • American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
  • The Challenger’s Almanac – Various
  • What Matters Most? – Brian Draper
  • Falling Upward – Richard Rohr
  • Firmin – Sam Savage
  • Traveling Mercies – Anne Lamott
  • Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela
  • It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be – Paul Arden
  • The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin’ Sad – Adam Gnade
  • Life Lessons from Bergson – Michael Foley
  • The Four Loves – C.S. Lewis
  • No Country for Old Men – Cormac McCarthy
  • Life Lessons from Kierkegaard – Robert Ferguson
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  • Damn Good Advice (for people with talent!) – George Lois
  • Life Lessons from Freud – Brett Kahr
  • Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite – Paul Arden
  • Simple Steps to a Life Less Shitty – Adam Gnade