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2020 Reading List

2020 Reading List

Four yeargs ago, I made a conscious effort to read more. It’s something I felt I just never did enough of during most of my adult life after school. I’m always looking for recommendations from friends, so hopefully someone out there will be inspired by some of my recommendations.

Non Fiction

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women ★★★★☆
Outliers: The Story of Success ★★★★★
In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration ★★★☆☆
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber ★★★★★
It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work ★★★★★
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men ★★★★☆
Whistleblower: My Journey to Silicon Valley and Fight for Justice at Uber ★★★★★
Educated ★★★★★
The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History ★★★★☆
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind ★★★★★
The Glass Castle ★★★★★
The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir ★★☆☆☆
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions ★★★★★
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America’s Enemies ★★★★☆
Zeitoun ★★★★★


The Best Laid Plans ★★★★★
The Man in the High Castle ★★★☆☆
The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut, #3) ★★★★★
The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2) ★★★★☆
The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) ★★★★☆
The Unicorn Project ★★★☆☆
A Pocketful of Stars ★★★★★
Agency (Jackpot #2) ★★★★☆
vN (The Machine Dynasty, #1) ★★★☆☆

If you’re interested in any of those, please encourage your local bookstores and purchase your copies there.

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