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What I’m Reading (April 2018)

April 30, 2018 Leave a comment

Books read in April 2018

Fiction

  • March Violets by Philip Kerr
  • The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr
  • A German Requiem by Philip Kerr
  • The One From the Other by Philip Kerr
  • High White Sun by J. Todd Scott

Non-fiction

  • The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes by Bryan Burrough
  • Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
  • My Dead Parents by Anya Yurchyshyn
  • Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue by Ryan Holiday
  • The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright
  • Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as If Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss
  • Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way To Victory by Deena Kastor
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What I’m Reading (March 2018)

March 31, 2018 Leave a comment

A list of what I read in March this month:

Fiction:

  • The Ghosts of Galway by Ken Bruen
  • Walk in the Fire by Steph Post
  • Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski
  • If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin

Non-fiction:

  • The Tour by Rupert Guinness
  • The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family’s Search for the American Dream by Bryan Mealer
  • I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
  • Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel by Bob Batchelor
  • The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies by Ben Fritz
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What I’m Reading (Feb 2018)

February 28, 2018 Leave a comment

A list of the books I read this month:

Fiction:

  • A Tree Born Crooked by Steph Post
  • Lightwood by Steph Post
  • Nobody Walks by Mick Herron
  • Dead Lions by Mick Herron
  • Black Wings Has My Angel by Elliott Chaze

Non-fiction:

  • There Must Be a Pony In Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle by Kara Swisher
  • Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson
  • The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
  • Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton
  • Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War Over the Truth by Howard Kurtz
  • Gravel Cyclist by Nick Legan
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What I’m Reading (Jan 2018)

February 3, 2018 Leave a comment

Starting off the year with some good reads:

Fiction

  • The Pictures by Guy Bolton (Favorite read of the month)
  • Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
  • Fateful Mornings by Tom Bouman
  • The Healer by Antti Tuomainen
  • A Quiet Place by Seicho Matsumoto

Non-fiction

  • Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age by Leslie Berlin
  • Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord
  • Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America’s Eyeballs by Gina Keating
  • The Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty by Melissa del Bosque
  • Seduced By Mrs. Robinson: How “The Graduate” Became the Touchstone of a Generation by Beverly Gray
  • Fire and the Fury by Michael Wolff
  • Running Man: A Memoir of an Ultra-Runner by Charlie Engle
  • All Over The Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft by Geraldine DeRuiter
  • Competing Against Luck by Clayton Christensen
  • 80/20 Running by Matt Fitzgerald
  • I Swear I’ll Make It Up To You by Mishka Shubaly
  • American Noir by Barry Foresaw
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What I’m Reading (Dec. 2017)

December 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Finishing out the year with some good reads:

Fiction:

  • Ill Will by Dan Chaon
    • superb
  • The Midnight Promise by Zane Lovitt
    • a series of excellent short stories that come together at the end.
  • Black Teeth by Zane Lovitt
    • page-turner and quite enjoyable
  • The Second Girl by David Swinson
  • Crime Song by David Swinson
  • Righteous by Joe Ide
  • Every Man a Menace by Patrick Hoffman
  • Unsub by Meg Gardiner

Non-fiction

  • Descent: My Epic Fall from Cycling Superstardom to Doping Dead End by Thomas Dekker
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Hardboiled, Noir, and Gold Medals by Rick Ollerman
  • You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
  • Irresistible by Adam Alter
  • Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
  • Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper
  • The Last Sheriff in Texas: A True Tale of Violence and the Vote by James McCollom
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What I’m Reading (Nov 2017)

December 2, 2017 Leave a comment

A list of books read this month:

Fiction:

  • The Ancient Rain by Domenic Stansberry
  • Naked Moon by Domenic Stansberry
  • Manifesto for the Dead by Domenic Stansberry
  • Kill the Next One by Federico Axat
  • Quarry’s Ex by Max Allan Collins

Non-fiction:

  • The Misfit’s Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch
  • Golden Days by Jack McCallum
  • To Hell on a Bike by Iain MacGregor
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What I’m Reading (Oct. 2017)

October 31, 2017 Leave a comment

A list of the books I’ve read in October:

Fiction:

  • Chasing the Dragon by Domenic Stansberry
  • The Big Boom by Domenic Stansberry
  • Desperation Road by Michael Farris Smith
  • Rivers by Michael Farris Smith
  • The First Quarry by Max Allan Collins
  • Quarry in the Middle by Max Allan Collins

Non-fiction:

  • The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google by Scott Galloway
  • Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion by Alan Sepinwall
  • Beta Ball: How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History by Erik Malinowski
  • The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche, and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation by Barry Ryan
  • Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly
  • Draft Animals: Living the Pro Cycling Dream Once in a While by Phil Gaimon
  • Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma and Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge by Becky Aikman
  • I’ll Have What She’s Having: How Nora Ephron’s Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy by Erin Carlson
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