Books Read in 2019

A record of what I’ve read this year. (a) means it was an audiobook. All the links are to Goodreads. Most recent are at the top. If you’re looking for 2018’s list it’s here.

  1. The Descent of Man – Grayson Perry
  2. Off Season – James Sturm
  3. Sherlock Holmes & the Christmas Demon – James Lovegrove
  4. The Wolf and the Watchman – Niklas Natt och Dag
  5. The Institute – Stephen King
  6. Robin – Dave Itzkoff
  7. The Lost Man – Jane Harper
  8. Less – Andrew Sean Greer
  9. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do – Sarah Knight
  10. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life – William Finnegan
  11. Bluff – Michael Kardos
  12. The Parakeeting of London: An Adventure in Gonzo Ornithology – Nick Hunt
  13. The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking – Adam Sisman
  14. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered – Auston Kleon
  15. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative – Auston Kleon
  16. Plume – Will Wiles
  17. The Never Game – Jeffrey Deaver
  18. Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad – Austin Kleon
  19. The Heavens – Sandra Newman
  20. Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing – Robert A. Caro
  21. How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy – Jenny Odell
  22. The Worst Is Yet to Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide – Peter Fleming
  23. The Night Ocean – Paul la Farge
  24. The Quincunx – Charles Palliser
  25. The Joy of Work: 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love With Your Job Again – Bruce Daisley
  26. Lake Success – Gary Shteyngart
  27. The Night Ocean – Paul la Farge
  28. I Am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes
  29. The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton