Books Read in 2020

I read 126 books in 2020.

My 10 Favorite Books Read in 2020:

  • Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow
  • Dune – Frank Herbert
  • Endurance – Alfred Lansing
  • Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson
  • Spaceman – Mike Massimino
  • Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang
  • The Gods Themselves – Isasc Asimov
  • The Remains of the Day – Kazou Ishiguro
  • Washington – Ron Chernow
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – Haruki Murakami

2020 Reading List:

1776 – David McCullough

2001: A Space Oddysey – Arthur C. Clarke

438 Days – Jonathan Franklin

A Disciple’s Life – Bruce Hafen

A Life in Parts – Bryan Cranston

A Little History of Economics – Niall Kishtainy

A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemingway

After Dark – Haruki Murakami

Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow

American Ulysses – Ronald C. White

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth – Chris Hadfield

Anansi Boys – Neil Gaiman

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Animal Farm – George Orwell

Antifragile – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Armageddon in Retrospect – Kurt Vonnegut

Beneath a Scarlet Sky – Mark Sullivan

Benjamin Franklin – Walter Isaacson

Bluebeard – Kurt Vonnegut

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

Built to Last – Jim Collins

Bush – Jean Edward Smith

Children of Dune – Frank Herbert

Childhoods End – Arthur C. Clarke

Cosmos – Carl Sagan

Death on the Nile – Agatha Christie

Decision Points – George W. Bush

Democracy in One Book or Less – David Litt

Dreams from my Father – Barack Obama

Dune – Frank Herbert

Dune Messiah – Frank Herbert

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness – Scott Jurek

Educated – Tara Westover

Embracing Defeat – John W. Dower

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 – Travis Bradberry

Endurance – Alfred Lansing

Endurance – Scott Kelly

Endure – Alex Hutchinson

Exhalation – Ted Chiang

Extreme Ownership – Jocko Willink

Fooled By Randomness – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Freakonomics – Steven D. Levitt

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World – Jack Weatherford

George Lucas A life – Brian Jay Jones

Go Forward with Faith: The Biography of Gordon B. Hinckley – Sheri Dew

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut

Good Leaders Ask Great Questions – John C. Maxwell

How Google Works – Eric Schmidt

How Music Works – David Byrne

How to Hide an Empire – Daniel Immerwahr

How Will You Measure Your Life? – Clayton m. Christensen

Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft – Paul Allen

In the Strength of the Lord – Jim Bell

Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson

Leaders Eat Last – Simon Sinek

Maphead – Ken Jennings

Misery – Stephen King

Mother Night – Kurt Vonnegut

Multipliers – Liz Wiseman

Murder On The Orient Express – Agatha Christie

My Life and Work – Henry Ford

My Life With Bob – Pamela Paul

Never Let Me Go – Kazou Ishiguro

Never Split The Difference – Chris Voss

Notes From a Small Island – Bill Bryson

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft – Stephen King

Origins – Lewis Dartnell

Our Oriental Heritage – Will Durant

Prisoners of Geography – Tim Marshall

Range – David Epstein

Red Notice – Bill Browder

Roughing It – Mark Twain

Salt Sugar Fat – Michael Moss

Sea People – Christina Thompson

So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijemoa Oluo

Spaceman – Mike Massimino

Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang

Surely You Must be Joking Mr. Feynman – Richard Feynman

Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell

Thanks, Obama – Davit Litt

The 10X Rule – Grant Cardone

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth  – John C. Maxwell

The Answer Is… – Alex Trebek

The Art of War – Sun Tzu

The Art of Worldly Wisdom – Baltasar Gracian

The Black Swan – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The CEO Next Door – Elena L. Botelho

The City and the Stars – Arthur C. Clarke

The Door into Summer – Robert A. Heinlein

The Firm – John Grisham

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Patrick Lencioni

The Gatekeepers – Chris Whipple

The Geography of Nowhere – James Howard Kuntsler

The Gods Themselves – Isasc Asimov

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

The Inland Sea – Donald Richie

The Laws of Success – Sterling W. Sill

The Magic of Thinking Big – David Schwartz

The Man Who Solved The Market – Gregory Zuckerman

The Martian Chronicles – Ray Bradbury

The New Geography of Jobs – Enrico Meretti

The One Thing – Gary Keller

The Paper Menagerie – Ken Liu

The Paradigm – Jonathan Cahn

The Perfect Mile – Neal Bascomb

The Pioneers – David McCullough

The Point of It All – Charles Krauthammer

The Remains of the Day – Kazou Ishiguro (Read twice in 2020)

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt – Edmund Morris

The Roads to Sata – Alan Booth

The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins

The Westing Game – Ellen Raskin

The Wright Brothers – David McCullough

Things That Matter – Charles Krauthammer

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

To The Rescue – Heidi S. Swinton

Tortilla Flat – John Steinbeck

Washington – Ron Chernow

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars – Jim Paul

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – Haruki Murakami (Read Twice)

What the Dog Saw – Malcolm Gladwell

Who Moved My Cheese? – Spencer Johnson

Working – Robert A. Caro