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What I’m Reading (Dec. 2017)

December 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Finishing out the year with some good reads:


  • 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


  • 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:

  • 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
  • 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:

  • 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
  • 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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What I’m Reading (Sept. 2017)

October 2, 2017 Leave a comment

A list of books I read in September:

  • The Confession by Domenic Stansberry (superb noir)
  • The White Devil by Domenic Stansberry
  • My Sunshine Away by M. O. Walsh (excellent novel)
  • Sweet Nothing by Richard Lange
  • In the Beginning by Michael Farris Smith
  • Coach Wooden and Me by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Rainbows in the Mud: Inside the Intoxicating World of Cyclocross by Paul Maunder
  • Chasing the Rainbow by Giles Belbin
  • The Big Heist by Anthony Destefano
  • The Undertaker’s Daughter by Kate Mayfield
  • Essentialism by Greg McKeown
  • Zero to One by Peter Theil
  • Dr. Z by Paul Zimmerman
  • Making Rumours by Ken Caillat
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What I’m Reading (Aug. 2017)

September 2, 2017 Leave a comment

August reading list. The Force by Don Winslow is excellent as is everything by Richard Lange.

  • The Force by Don Winslow
  • The Smack by Richard Lange
  • This Wicked World by Richard Lange
  • Angel Baby by Richard Lange
  • IQ by Joe Ide
  • Symphony for the City of the Dead by M.T. Anderson
  • Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House by Alyssa Mastromonaco
  • The Start-up of You by Reid Hoffman
  • The Alliance by Reid Hoffman
  • American Fire by Monica Hesse
  • Braving It by James Campbell
  • Runnin’ With the Devil by Noel Monk
  • You Cannot Be Serious by John McEnroe
  • Lodge Cast Iron Nation Cookbook
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What I’m Reading (July 2017)

August 1, 2017 Leave a comment

A list of books read in July:

  • The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
  • Dead Boys by Richard Lange
  • A Better Goodbye by John Schulian
  • The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs
  • The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust by Diana Henriques
  • The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery by Leigh Montville
  • The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone by Brian Merchant
  • Relentless: A Biography of Miguel Indurain by Alasdair Fotheringham
  • The Scapegoat: About the Expulsion of Michael Rasmussen from the Tour de France 2007 and Beyond by Verner Moller
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What I’m Reading (June 2017)

July 4, 2017 Leave a comment

A list of books read in June:

  • The Gun by Fuminori Nakamura
  • The Kingdom by¬†Fuminori Nakamura
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lake by Neil Gaiman
  • Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews by Ted Geltner- an excellent biography of the writer.
  • Even I Get To Experience This by Norman Lear- there’s also an accompanying documentary.
  • Beatles ’66 by Steve Turner
  • The Phenomenon by Rick Ankiel
  • Ventoux by Jeremy Whittle
  • Legends of the Tour by various
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