December 13, 2016 · books

Book List 2016

Chronological order of reading; recommended titles in bold

Getting Out: Life Stories of Women Who Left Abusive Men - Ann Goetting
The Innovator's Dilemma - Clayton M. Christensen
The Second Shift - Arlie Russell Hochschild
Finding Success in Failure - Lucas Carlson
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self - Alice Miller
The Filter Bubble: How the New Personalized Web Is Changing What We Read and How We Think - Eli Pariser
Building a Housewife's Paradise: Gender, Politics, and American Grocery Stores in the Twentieth Century - Tracey Deutsch
The Docker and Container Ecosystem - The New Stack
Native Son - Richard Wright
Anatomy of Melancholy: The Best of A Softer World - Joey Comeau and Emily Horne
Threadbare - Anne Elizabeth Moore
Not That Kind of Girl - Lena Dunham
F*ck Feelings - Michael and Sarah Bennet
Paid for: My Journey Through Prostitution - Rachel Moran
Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend – Irene S. Levine
The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators - Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen
The Empathy Exams - Leslie Jamison
Don't Just Roll the Dice - A Usefully Short Guide to Software Pricing Neil Davidson
Present! A Techies Guide to Public Speaking
Ordeal - Linda Lovelace
The Circle - Dave Eggers
Elasticsearch The Definitive Guide
Men Explain Things To Me - Rebecca Solint
After Dark - Haruki Murakami
Push - Sapphire
Patron Saint of Liars - Ann Patchett
The Body Keeps the Score - Besel Van Der Kolk
On Looking: A Walker's Guide to the Art of Observation - Alexandra Horowitz
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World - Rachel Swaby
Dietland - Sarai Walker
Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating - Moira Weigel
Master Mind: The Rise and Fall of Fritz Haber - Daniel Charles
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo
Spark Joy - Marie Kondo
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy - Cathy O'Neil
100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying - Sarah Cooper
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work - Mason Currey
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town - Jon Krakauer
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes, Book II - Bill Watterson
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - Oliver Sacks
Hoop La!: 100 Things To Do with Embroidery Hoops - Kirsty Neale
How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America - Kiese Laymon
Urban Views: 12 Quilts Inspired by City Living - Cherri House
Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly
Cannibal - Safiya Sinclair
Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Primahood: Magenta - Tyler Cohen
Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration - Denyse Schmidt
You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine - Alexandra Kleeman

Total: 50 books!! (166% of goal)
Female authors: 62% (up from 37.8%)
Code/Tech books: 22% (down from 37.8%)
Goal for 2017: 40 books


See also: Book List 2015, Book List 2014, Book List 2013, Book List 2012

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