Sunday, January 06, 2013

Books Finished in 2012

Legend: * Good/worthwhile; ** A truly great book/you should read this; - Didn't like/unfinished (due to dislike)
In reverse chronology...

 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
 The Honest Truth about (Dis)Honesty by Dan Arielly
*The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
-Anti-Fragile by N. N. Taleb
*The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
*Superman - The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero by Larry Tye
 Jung: A Very Short Introduction by Anthony Stevens
*Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Desisle
- The Satanic Verses by Salmon Rushdie
*Superman: Birthright by Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu

- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
*Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie - A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss
 Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander
**Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson
*The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
 A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
*How to be Black by Baratunde Thurston
 Ghost in the Wires by Kevin Mitnick
*On Killing by Dave Grossman
**The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

**Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
*Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
 At Home: A brief history of private life by Bill Bryson
 Why is Sex Fun? by Jared Diamond
*This is a Book by Demetri Martin
 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
**Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley/Read by Avery Brooks
*The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tuft
- In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy
*Feynman by Ottaviani & Myrick

 While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut
*Cultural Connectives by Rana Abou Rjeily
 Artemis Fowl (book 1) by Eoin Cofler
- Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
*The End of Food by Paul Roberts
 Free Will by Sam Harris
 The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch
- Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
*The Information by James Gleick

*The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
**Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
*Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis by Alanna Mitchell
- Real Ultimate Power: The Official Ninja Handbook Book by Robert Hamburger
 Self Comes to Mind by Antonio Damasio
- Foundation and Empire by Issac Asimov
- Burning Chrome by William Gibson Foundation by Issac Asimov
 Uncertainty by David Lindley
*Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick


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