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Books I Read in 2012

Here’s my second annual accounting of all the books that I read in 2012. 76 in total. 49 were non-fiction, which surprised me — I would have thought there would be more novels in the mix.

Best books I read for the first time in 2012: Cloud Atlas. A masterpiece. The Pale King is a close second.

2k to 10k (December 2012)
American Ghost (December 2012)
Amazing Jellies (December 2012)
Speak, Memory (December 2012)
Sacred Sea (December 2012)
Both Flesh and Not (December 2012)
Anabasis (December 2012)
The Woman Who Can’t Forget (November 2012)
Going to Ground (November 2012)
Oblivion (November 2012)
At Home (November 2012)
The Oracle (November 2012)
Creationists (October 2012)
Boneshaker (October 2012)
The Mind’s Eye (October 2012)
Violinist’s Thumb (October 2012)
Taj Mahal (October 2012)
Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation (October 2012)
Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition (October 2012)
Blind Descent (October 2012)
Laddies and Generalmen (October 2012)
The Riddle and the Knight (October 2012)
Economist Goes to Lunch (October 2012)
The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears (October 2012)
Courtesans and Fishcakes (October 2012)
A Walk in the Woods (September 2012)
The Broom of the System (September 2012)
A Voyage Long and Strange (September 2012)
Mushroom (September 2012)
The River Witch (August 2012)
The Innocents Abroad (August 2012)
Wordy Shipmates (August 2012)
The Art of Travel (August 2012)
Reader’s Block (August 2012)
Cloud Atlas (August 2012)
Glass Bead Game (August 2012)
Packing for Mars (July 2012)
Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder (July 2012)
I Should Have Stayed Home (July 2012)
Kruko kaj Baniko el Bervalo (July 2012)
Pluto Files (June 2012)
La Sekreta Miraklo (June 2012)
Sandman: Vol 2 (June 2012)
Green Hills of Africa (June 2012)
Names on the Land (May 2012)
Aristotle and an Aardvark Go To Washington (May 2012)
Consider the Lobster (May 2012)
The Pale King (May 2012)
The Lost Empire of Atlantis (May 2012)
Krakatoa (May 2012)
Gvidlibro por la Supera Ekzameno (April 2012)
Ride the Moon (April 2012)
Fidelity (April 2012)
The River of Doubt (April 2012)
Atlas of Remote Islands (April 2012)
Weird Carolinas (April 2012)
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (April 2012)
State of Wonder (March 2012)
Collapse (March 2012)
Sun After Dark (March 2012)
1493 (March 2012)
Fringe-ology (March 2012)
The Night Circus (March 2012)
The Call of the Weird (March 2012)
Everything and More (March 2012)
Dark Star Safari (February 2012)
Open City (February 2012)
Among Others (February 2012)
The Marriage Plot (February 2012)
The Pale King (January 2012) [yes, I read this twice in 2012]
Ghost on Black Mountain (January 2012)
Absolute Sandman, vol. 1 (January 2012)
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star (January 2012)
Zoo City (January 2012)
Cahokia (January 2012)
Rings of Saturn (January 2012)

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January 1st, 2013 at 7:18 pm

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