Books I Read in 2021 by Rating

I finished 51 books, almost all of them non-fiction.

 My favorite dozen books I read were:

  1.  George Orwell - 1984
  2. Ben Rhodes - After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made
  3. Ruth Ben-Ghiat - Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present
  4. Gabor  MatéIn the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
  5. Daniel J. Siegel - The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
  6. Steven H. Strogatz - Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe
  7. Anna Lembke - Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
  8. Richard Feynman - The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works
  9. Rebecca Schwarzlose - Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain—And How They Guide You
  10. Aldous HuxleyThe Doors of Perception
  11.  Michael E. Mann - The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet
  12.  Katie Mack - The End of Everything
         
Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
Goleman, Daniel *
Dec 31, 2021
Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain—And How They Guide You
Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain—And How They Guide You
Schwarzlose, Rebecca *
Dec 19, 2021
The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit
The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit
Petrocelli, John V. *
Dec 06, 2021
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
Feynman, Richard
Dec 04, 2021
The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future
The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future
George, Zach St. *
Nov 26, 2021
Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else
Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else
Ellenberg, Jordan
Nov 21, 2021
The Delusions Of Crowds: Why People Go Mad in Groups
The Delusions Of Crowds: Why People Go Mad in Groups
Bernstein, William J.
Nov 15, 2021
Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
Lembke, Anna
Nov 14, 2021
Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old
Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old
Steele, Andrew *
Oct 05, 2021
Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment
Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment
Kahneman, Daniel
Oct 03, 2021
Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy
Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy
Ball, Edward
Oct 02, 2021
The Reckoning: Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal
The Reckoning: Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal
Trump, Mary L.
Sep 20, 2021
Surviving Autocracy
Surviving Autocracy
Gessen, Masha
Sep 17, 2021
Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump
Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump
Ackerman, Spencer
Sep 14, 2021
The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time
The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time
Konnikova, Maria *
Sep 09, 2021
The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child
The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child
Siegel, Daniel J. *
Sep 03, 2021
Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe
Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe
Strogatz, Steven H. *
Sep 2021
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
Nestor, James
Aug 28, 2021
The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired
Siegel, Daniel J. *
Aug 21, 2021
After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made
After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made
Rhodes, Ben
Aug 12, 2021
When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress
When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress
Maté, Gabor
Aug 09, 2021
Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World
Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World
Davies, Dan
Jul 25, 2021
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim *
Jul 21, 2021
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
Maté, Gabor
Jul 19, 2021
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life
Peterson, Jordan B.
Jul 05, 2021
Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality
Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality
Wilczek, Frank
Jun 28, 2021
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life
Grazer, Brian *
Jun 27, 2021
The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet
The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet
Mann, Michael E. *
Jun 2021
The Doors of Perception
The Doors of Perception
Huxley, Aldous
May 22, 2021
A Doll's House
A Doll's House
Ibsen, Henrik
May 21, 2021
The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way
The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way
Garcia Puigcerver, Hector *
May 20, 2021
Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life / The Little Book of Lykke / Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living
Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life / The Little Book of Lykke / Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living
Garcia Puigcerver, Hector *
May 19, 2021
How to Read the Constitution--and Why
How to Read the Constitution--and Why
Wehle, Kim
May 18, 2021
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
Carroll, Ryder
May 10, 2021
The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)
The End of Everything
Mack, Katie *
May 08, 2021
What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
Navarro, Joe
May 07, 2021
Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs
Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs
Osterholm, Michael T.
May 06, 2021
How to Survive a Pandemic
How to Survive a Pandemic
Greger, Michael *
Apr 16, 2021
Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present
Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present
Ben-Ghiat, Ruth

Apr 03, 2021
The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America's Middle Class
The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America's Middle Class
Tankersley, Jim *
Mar 24, 2021
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
Thich Nhat Hanh
Mar 17, 2021
The Spider: Inside the Criminal Web of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell
The Spider: Inside the Criminal Web of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell
Levine, Barry *
Mar 08, 2021
This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More
This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More
Naidoo, Uma *

Mar 05, 2021
Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging
Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging
Castel, Alan D
Feb 26, 2021
The Immortality Key: Uncovering the Secret History of the Religion with No Name
The Immortality Key: Uncovering the Secret History of the Religion with No Name
Muraresku, Brian C.
Feb 12, 2021
The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?
The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?
Sandel, Michael J.

Feb 08, 2021
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas *
Feb 05, 2021
1984
1984
Orwell, George
Jan 30, 2021
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas *
Jan 22, 2021
Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make It Work for You
Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make It Work for You
Marshall, Capricia Penavic
Jan 18, 2021
The Wisdom of Insecurity
The Wisdom of Insecurity
Watts, Alan W.

Jan 06, 2021

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