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Boone Putney

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2016 Reading list

In continuation of last year’s reading list, here is my third-annual reading list. Thanks to goodreads, making this list was much easier this time! As usual, there’s an eclectic mix of genres.

In alphabetical order by title…

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by Martin, George R.R.

A Perfect Spy by le Carré, John

American Gods (American Gods, #1) by Gaiman, Neil *

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Death and How It Changed America by Dyson, Michael Eric

Book of Numbers: A Novel by Cohen, Joshua

Childhood’s End by Clarke, Arthur C.

Crossing to Safety by Stegner, Wallace

Flow by Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly

Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising by Holiday, Ryan *

Ham on Rye by Bukowski, Charles

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Angelou, Maya

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Philbrick, Nathaniel *

John Adams by McCullough, David

Leviathan Wakes (Expanse, #1) by Corey, James S.A. *

Losing My Virginity: How I’ve Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way by Branson, Richard

Mindfulness in Plain English by Gunaratana, Henepola

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Krakauer, Jon *

Nine Stories by Salinger, J.D.

Not My Father’s Son by Cumming, Alan

Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard by Bates, Laura

Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Apatow, Judd

Steve Jobs: 50 Life and Business Lessons from Steve Jobs by Ilian, George

Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1) by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Goodwin, Doris Kearns

The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness by Lebell, Sharon

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Ferguson, Niall

The Atlantis World (The Origin Mystery, #3) by Riddle, A.G. *

The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World by Deutsch, David

The Bell Tolls for No One by Bukowski, Charles

The Cryptographer’s Way by III, Dr. Bradford Hardie

The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness by Rose, Todd

The Good Earth by Buck, Pearl S.

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bryson, Bill

The Man in the High Castle by Dick, Philip K.

The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation by Nhất Hạnh, Thích

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story by Lewis, Michael

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Schroeder, Alice

Then We Came to the End by Ferris, Joshua

Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation by Rosenthal, Norman E. *

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Verne, Jules

Written in Fire (Brilliance Saga, #3) by Sakey, Marcus

Yes Please by Poehler, Amy

Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Yapa, Sunil *