Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Books read 2019



I'm on Goodreads by the way, as "Tomj."

1. Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein and the Golden Age of Science Fiction, Alec Nevala-Lee.
2. Kingdom of the Wicked Book One: Rules, Helen Dale.
3. Gnomon, Nick Harkaway.
4. Surveyor, James S. Peet.
5. Bandwidth, Eliot Peper.
6. The Million, Karl Schroeder.
7. Kingdom of the Wicked Book Two: Order, Helen Dale.
8. Mission to Methone, Les Johnson.
9. Anger Is a Gift, Mark Oshiro.
10. State Tectonics, Malka Older.
11. Crescendo of Fire, Marc Stiegler.
12. Rhapsody for the Tempest, Marc Stiegler.
13. All Systems Red, Martha Wells.
14. Causes of Separation, Travis Corcoran.
15. Dreaming the Beatles, Rob Sheffield.
16. Beyond Chaos and Beyond, Robert Anton Wilson.
17. The War on Normal People, Andrew Yang.
18. Ah! Sweet Idiocy!, Francis T. Laney.
19. Artificial Condition, Martha Wells.
20. A Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera, Vivien Schweitzer.
21. Come With Me, Helen Schulman.
22. Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know, Jonathan P. Caulkins.
23. The Nick Adams Stories, Ernest Hemingway.
24. Focus Lost, Doug Cooper.
25. Stubborn Attachments, Tyler Cowen.
26. Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells.
27. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng.
28. No Property in Man, Sean Wilentz.
29. Before She Knew Him, Peter Swanson.
30. Reamde, Neal Stephenson.
31. Delta-V, Daniel Suarez.
32. Trophy Kill, R. J. Norgard.
33. The Earth Will Shake, Robert Anton Wilson.
34. Good Riddance, Elinor Lipman.
35. An Insider's Guide to Robert Anton Wilson, Eric Wagner.
36. Big Business, Tyler Cowen.
37. No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II, Kenneth Koskodan.
38. High Weirdness, Erik Davis.
39. Exit Strategy, Martha Wells.
40. The New Right, Michael Malice.
41. Grant, Ron Chernow.
42. Fall, or Dodge in Hell, Neal Stephenson.
43. Eggs in Your Nest, Owen Little.
44. The Wealth of Nations, George H. Smith.
45.  The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life, Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson.
46. Somnium, Steve Moore.
47. An Informal History of the Hugos, Jo Walton.
48. The Smallest Minority, Kevin D. Williamson.
49. The Winter of the World, Poul Anderson.
50.  Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport.
51. Selected Stories, Theodore Sturgeon.
52. Blood Relations, Jonathan Moore.
53. Don't Unplug, Chris Dancy.
54. The Uplift War, David Brin.
55. Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman.
56. The Harlan Ellison Hornbook, Harlan Ellison.
57. The Age of the Vikings, Anders Winroth.
58. Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis, Sam Anderson.
59. Stealing Worlds, Karl Schroeder.
60. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood.
61. Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America, Sherrod Brown.
62. What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading, Leah Price.
63. Alliance Rising: C.J. Cherryh and Jane Fancher.
64. Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction, Judith Grisel.
65. A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration, Kenn Kaufman.
66. New Hampshire, Robert Frost.
67. The Girl with a Clock for a Heart, Peter Swanson.


2 comments:

Eric Wagner said...

Terrific list. I look forward to the next decade of your blog.

Joshua Hallenbeck said...

Holy cow Tom! Your reading lists are always quite impressive! I hope to be on par one day but so far I’m at about 20-25 books a year. Happy New Year.