2020 Reading List

From a reading perspective, I spent a lot of my time in 2020 revisiting already familiar stories. I’ve italicized books that were re-reads and have bolded the books I thought were the most interesting to me this year.

  1. Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey : January 9, 2020
  2. How to be an Imperfectionist by Stephen Guise : January 14, 2020
  3. Pray Lied Eve 2 by Lydia Peever : January 19, 2020
  4. Sandworm by Andy Greenberg : January 20, 2020
  5. Do You Talk Funny? By David Nihill : January 23, 2020
  6. In The First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn : January 26, 2020
  7. Witch: A tale of terror by Charles Mackay : February 6, 2020
  8. Ice Ghosts – The Epic Hunt of the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson : February 7, 2020
  9. World War 1: The “Great War” by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius : February 10, 2020
  10. Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin : February 15, 2020
  11. At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft : February 17, 2020
  12. Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov : February 18, 2020
  13. Why I’m not longer talk to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge : February 19, 2020
  14. The Martian by Andy Weir : February 20, 2020
  15. Invisible Man by H.G. Wells : March 1, 2020
  16. The Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels : March 3, 2020
  17. Chemistry and Our Universe by Professor Ron B. Davis Jr. : March 4, 2020
  18. Neuromancer by William Gibson : March 10, 2020
  19. Count Zero by William Gibson : March 12, 2020
  20. Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson : March 14, 2020
  21. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson : March 16, 2020
  22. The Vagina Bible by Dr. Jen Gunter : March 22, 2020
  23. The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells : March 26, 2020
  24. Tell me a story – Science Fiction One by Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, William Gibson, Robert Sheckley, Terry Bisson, Avram Davidson, and Philip K. Dick : March 27, 2020
  25. For We Are Many by Dennis E. Taylor : March 30, 2020
  26. Influence: Mastering Life’s Most Powerful Skill by Professor Kenneth G. Brown
  27. The Wrong Kind of Women – Inside our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood by Naomi McDougall Jones : April 3, 2020
  28. Rhett & Link’s Book of Mythicality by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal : April 6, 2020
  29. Foundation by Isaac Asimov : April 10, 2020
  30. Alien: Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon : April 14, 2020
  31. The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy : April 15, 2020
  32. Alien 3 Original Screenplay by William Gibson : April 19, 2020
  33. Light Falls – Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein by Brian Greene
  34. Part Time Gods by Rachel Aaron : April 20, 2020
  35. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson : April 22, 2020
  36. Magic Kingdom for Sale SOLD! By Terry Brooks : April 24, 2020
  37. The life-changing magic of tidying up by Marie Kondo : April 27, 2020
  38. Seveneves by Neal Stephenson : April 29, 2020
  39. Outland by Dennis E. Taylor : May 4, 2020
  40. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams : May 7, 2020
  41. Starplex by Robert J. Sawyer : May 8, 2020
  42. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving : May 10, 2020
  43. Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty : May 11, 2020
  44. Hellgoing: Stories by Lynn Coady : May 12, 2020
  45. Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis : May 14, 2020
  46. Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper : May 14, 2020
  47. Barney’s Version by Mordecai Richler : May 16, 2020
  48. Alexander the Great by Philip Freeman : May 19, 2020
  49. Alias Grace by Margret Atwood : May 23, 2020
  50. Without Remorse by Tom Clancy : May 28, 2020
  51. 419 – How Far Would You Go For Revenge? By Will Ferguson : May 31, 2020
  52. How the Earth Works by Professor Michael E Wysession : June 2, 2020
  53. Think Do Say – How to seize attention and build trust in a busy, busy world by Ron Tite : June 8, 2020
  54. Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy : June 10, 2020
  55. Off To Be The Wizard by Scott Meyer : June 14, 2020
  56. Becoming Superman – My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood by J. Michael Straczynski : June 15, 2020
  57. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice : June 18, 2020
  58. Weapons of Choice by John Birmingham : June 22, 2020
  59. The Stand by Stephen King : June 28: 2020
  60. The Art of Asking or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer : July 5, 2020
  61. Necronomicon by H. P. Lovecraft : July 8, 2020
  62. How We Learn by Professor Monisha Paspathi : July 21, 2020
  63. FlashForward by Robert J. Sawyer : July 27, 2020
  64. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon : August 2, 2020
  65. The High Middle Ages by Philip Daileader : August 15, 2020
  66. The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy : August 17, 2020
  67. The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack : Aug 19, 2020
  68. The Sandman by Neil Gaiman , Dirk Maggs : August 22, 2020
  69. The Oppenheimer Alternative by Robert J. Sawyer : August 23, 2020
  70. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan : August 26, 2020
  71. A Quiet Life in the Country: A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 by T E Kinsey : September 7, 2020
  72. Espionage and Covert Operations: A Global History by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius : September 9, 2020
  73. Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy : September 14, 2020
  74. Verbal Judo, The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George J. Thompson PhD , Jerry B. Jenkins : September 21, 2020
  75. The Persian Empire by John W. Lee : September 23, 2020
  76. Red Rising by Pierce Brown : September 24, 2020
  77. The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition by Don Norman : September 30, 2020
  78. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy : October 3, 2020
  79. The Art of Closing the Sale by Brian Tracy : October 11, 2020
  80. The Second World War: Milestones to Disaster by Winston Churchill : October 16, 2020
  81. Ancient Civilizations of North America by Edwin Barnhart : October 22, 2020
  82. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne : October 27, 2020
  83. Build to Last by Keith Callahan : October 30, 2020
  84. Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers by Rob Grant , Doug Naylor : November 2020
  85. A Wizard of Earthsea: The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1 by Ursula K. Le Guin : November 6, 2020
  86. The Dip by Seth Godin November 10, 2020
  87. Lovecraft’s Monsters by Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Karl Edward Wagner, Elizabeth Bear, and Nick Mamatas and Ellen Datlow (Editor)
  88. Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight Before NASA by Amy Shira Teitel : November 20, 2020
  89. The Cranes Dance by Meg Howrey : November 24
  90. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher : November 30, 2020
  91. 1066: The Year That Changed Everything by Jennifer Paxton : November 30, 2020
  92. A Promised Land by Barack Obama : December 4, 2020
  93. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H. P. Lovecraft : December 12, 2020
  94. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn : December 14, 2020
  95. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan : December 19, 2020
  96. One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey by Sam Keith , Richard Proenneke : December 27, 2020
  97. Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell and Craig Sanborn : December 29, 2020

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