2021 Reading List

I planned to read two books per month this year. I fell a bit short. I completed “The Expanse” series. It was excellent throughout. I read a bit about Iceland after a wonderful trip to the country in August. As usual I bought more books than I finished so I have a backlog going into the new year. Books remain a guilty pleasure. I like the way they look and feel. I continue to read far more periodicals and technical writing for work than what I read for pleasure. Maybe those items are pleasurable as well. I read a fair amount with my kids. I’ve included a couple of exceptional books that I read with them as well.

  1. Interesting Stories for Curious People
  2. Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution
  3. The Girl on the Train
  4. Tiamat’s Wrath (The Expanse #8)
  5. Leviathan Falls (The Expanse #9)
  6. Surreal Numbers
  7. Tragedies of Cañon Blanco: A Story of the Texas Panhandle
  8. Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python
  9. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
  10. The Saga’s of Icelanders
  11. Independent People
  12. Based on a True Story: Not a Memoir
  13. Numbers Don’t Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World
  14. Responsibility to Awe: Poems
  15. Banksy Graffitied Walls and Wasn’t Sorry
  16. Sobo a troll from the hidden world
  17. Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World
  18. What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions