This page serves as a repository for books that I have read. It is organized in reverse chronological order in yearly sections. As I finish reading books, they will be added to the top of the list. Where possible, I will make the book title a link to the Amazon​.com page for the format in which the book was read.

I hope you find many enjoyable and useful books to read.

2017

Mister Monkey by Francine Prose

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder

Sleeping Giants by  Sylvain Neuvel

Slade House by David Mitchell

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

Walking by Henry David Thoreau

On Truth by Harry G. Frankfurt

2016

[My Year in Books — 2016]

A Drive into the Gap by Kevin Guilfoile

The Tale of the Unknown Island by José Saramago

The Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

Washington County Murder & Mayhem by A. Parker Burroughs

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Ban en Banlieue by Bhanu Kapil

Dark Souls Design Works by Udon Entertainment

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Unsinkable by Abby Sunderland

Dark Souls 2 Design Works by Caleb Cook

The Elephant in the Room by Jon Ronson

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

Everything but the Squeal by John Scalzi

Hello, Moto by Nnedi Okorafor

Reason for Hope by Jane Goodall

M Train by Patti Smith

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

The Black Company by Glen Cook

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Keep Moving by Dick Van Dyke

The Turner House by Angela Flournoy

Lauren Ipsum by Carlos Bueno

Secrets of Simplicity by Mary Carlomagno

Find the Good by Heather Lende

Her Way by Jeff Gerth

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander

Birds and Blooms of the 50 States by Anna Branning

The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli

Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming

The Revenant by Michael Punke

Easy Street (the Hard Way) by Ron Perlman

The Wisdom of the Shire by Noble Smith

My Ántonia by Willa Cather

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving

The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Oreo by Fran Ross

The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli

The Invaders by Karolina Waclawiak

The New World by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

An Amateur’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness by Britt Reints

Crawling by Elisha Cooper

The Journal of Best Practices by David Finch

A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


2015

Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer

The City & The City by China Miéville

Screamfree Parenting by Hal Edward Runkel

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Solaris by Stanislaw Lem

California by Edan Lepucki

How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry

Paper Towns by John Green

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

As You Wish by Cary Elwes & Joe Layden

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

Authority by Jeff VanderMeer

The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

The Final Note by Kevin Alan Milne


2014

10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace by Wayne W. Dyer

The Art of Procrastination by John Perry

Words Like Coins by Robin Hobb

The Willful Princess and the Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb (kindle)

The Martian by Andy Weir (hardcover) *****

Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood by Michael Lewis (kindle)

Broken Magic by Eric Sipple (kindle)

Paleo Diet Mistakes You Wish You Knew by Mirsad Hasic (kindle)

Wool by Hugh Howey (audio)

Under the Dome by Stephen King (audio)

Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks (trade paper)

Magnificent Vibration: A Novel by Rick Springfield (kindle)

The Bird Eater by Ania Ahlborn (kindle)

Lucky by Alice Sebold (kindle)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (kindle)

The Dirty Parts of the Bible by Sam Torode (kindle)

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (kindle)

Floating Gold: A Natural (And Unnatural) History of Ambergris by Christopher Kemp (kindle)

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink (kindle)

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield (hardcover)


2013

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (audio)

Down on the Farm by Charles Stross (kindle)

Divergent by Veronica Roth (kindle)

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter (audio)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (kindle)

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (audio)

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (kindle)

The Human Division #1: The B-Team by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins (audio)

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (audio)

Listening is an Act of Love by Dave Isay (audio)

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam (audio)

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (audio dramatization)

The Human Division #2: Walk the Plank by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. (audio)

The Human Division #3: We Only Need the Heads by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #4: A Voice in the Wilderness by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #5: Tales from the Clarke by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker (audio)

MOGWorld by Yahtzee Croshaw (audio)

The Human Division #6: The Back Channel by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #7: The Dog King by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #8: The Sound of Rebellion by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #9: The Observers by John Scalzi (kindle)

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh (audio)

The Human Division #10: This Must Be The Place by John Scalzi (kindle)

After the Coup by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Autobiography of Black Hawk by Chief Black Hawk (audio)

A Tall Tale by Charles Stross (kindle)

The Human Division #11: A Problem of Proportion by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Magician King by Lev Grossman (audio)

The Human Division #12: The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #13: Earth Below, Sky Above by John Scalzi (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: Allanon’s Quest by Terry Brooks (kindle)

My Extraordinary Ordinary Life by Sissy Spacek (audio)

Opal Fire (A Stacy Justice Mystery — Book One) by Barbra Annino (kindle)

Insubordinate by Seth Godin (kindle)

Screw It, Let’s Do It by Richard Branson (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: The Weapons Master’s Choice by Terry Brooks (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: The Black Irix by Terry Brooks (kindle)

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder (audio)

Insurgent (Divergent) by Veronica Roth (kindle)

Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn (kindle)

Are You as Happy as Your Dog? by Alan Cohen (kindle)

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough (audio)

Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (kindle & audio)

Have You Hugged a Monster Today? by Alan Cohen (kindle)


2012

The Information Diet by Clay Johnson

Make Love Not Porn by Cindy Gallop

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (excellent)

Simplify by Joshua Becker

Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk (audio)

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett (audio)

The Magicians by Lev Grossman (audio)

What Money Can Buy” in The New Yorker (profiles Bill Gates and the fight to cure malaria) (audio)

Stuff by Randy Frost and Gail (audio)

Mile 81 by Stephen King (Kindle Single)

The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost (audio)

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (audio)

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs (audio)

Jesus, Interrupted by Bart Ehrman (audio)

Johannes Cabal The Necromancer by Jonathan L. Howard (audio)

Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard (audio)

The Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle (audio)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (audio, abridged)

Some Assembly Required by Anne Lamott with Sam Lamott (audio)

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

Cooking Solves Everything by Mark Bittman

I Moved Your Cheese by Deepak Malhotra

Drive by Daniel H. Pink (audio)

Overtime by Charles Stross

The Gunslinger by Stephen King (audio)


2011

The $64 Tomato by William Alexander

Read This Before Our Next Meeting by Al Pittampalli

A Week at the Airport by Alain de Botton

Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky

Keeping It Straight by Patrick Rhone

Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon by Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubb

Anything You Want by Derek Sivers

Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness by Dan Zarrella

Beekeeping for Beginners by Laurie R. King

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Nine Lessons by Kevin Alan Milne

We The Animals by Justin Torres

Predators I Have Known by Alan Dean Foster

Heldenhammer by Graham McNeill

Hatter by Daniel Coleman