2020 Books

For those that are impatient, here’s the list:

Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport

The Making of a Manager, Julie Zuho

Boom Town, Sam Anderson

How to Do Nothing, Jenny Odell

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

Twenty Minutes in Manhattan, Michael Sorkin

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion

Play It As It Lays, Joan Didion

The Story of More, Hope Jahren

Superlife, Darien Olien

Range, David Epstein – in progress

How to be an Antiracist – Ibram X Kendi – in progress

One book per month was my goal and I’ve come close to meeting that. It wasn’t the pandemic that had me reading more this year. I decided at the end of 2019 that I wanted to get back to reading more frequently and happened across a list of books Alex JD Smith posted on his IG story around this time last year. I figured something from that list would be a good starting point so asked for a few recommendations. The first 4 on my 2020 list above are all from his 2019 list.

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