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At the end of 2016, I joined GoodReads.com so I could keep track of what I read and what books I needed to get to. I tried to read a mix of classics and modern, serious and silly, fiction and non-fiction.
Here are the 19 books I read in 2017:
1984, George Orwell
Alan Partridge: Nomad, Steve Coogan
The Art of Being Free: How Alexis de Tocqueville Can Save Us from Ourselves, James Poulos
Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller Jr.
The Enchiridion, Epictetus
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Good Fortune Handbook: Developing a Stoic Outlook Day by Day, Matthew Van Natta
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, Jared Diamond
I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, Martin Short
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Marie Kondo
A Load of Hooey, Bob Odenkirk
Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor E. Frankl
The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein
The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
The Stranger, Albert Camus
Werewolf Cop, Andrew Klavan
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, William Zinsser
How about you: What did you read in 2017? And what should I add to my list for 2018?