What I Read in 2012

I keep a regular list of the books I read each year. This is what I read (or started to read, but decided to stop reading) in 2012:


  1. Johnna Adams, Nurture
  2. Johnna Adams, The Sacred Geometry of S&M Porn
  3. Janet Allard and Eleanor Holdridge, Zorro
  4. Andie Arthur, Dueling Edwards
  5. Andie Arthur, Outcasts of Eden
  6. Christopher Bennett, DTI: Forgotten History
  7. Kari Bentley-Quinn, Paper Cranes
  8. Kari Bentley-Quinn, The Unlikely Ascent of Sybil Stevens
  9. Eric Bergeson, Down on the Farm
  10. Halley Bondy, The Redheaded Man
  11. Kirsten Beyer, The Eternal Tide
  12. Jim Collins, Good to Great and the Social Sectors
  13. James Comtois, Suburban Peepshow
  14. Joshua Conkel, The Chalk Boy
  15. Greg Cox, The Rings of Time
  16. Peter Coughter, The Art of the Pitch
  17. Lisa D’Amour, Detroit
  18. David R. George, Plagues of Night
  19. David R. George, Raise the Dawn
  20. William Gillette and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes: A Play
  21. Jason Aaron Goldberg, The Confessions of Deacon Jim
  22. Katori Hall, The Mountaintop
  23. Tim Harford, Adapt
  24. Sam Harris, The Moral Landscape
  25. Shawn C. Harris, Tulpa, or Anne & Me
  26. Christopher HitchensArguably
  27. Eugene Ionesco, Killing Game (twice)
  28. Crystal Jackson, Please Remove This Stuffed Animal from My Head
  29. Steven JohnsonFuture Perfect
  30. Michael Largo, God’s Lunatics
  31. Tracy Letts, Superior Donuts
  32. Samantha Macher, The Arctic Circle
  33. David Mack, Storming Heaven
  34. David Mack, Cold Equations: The Persistence of Memory
  35. David Mack, Cold Equations: Silent Weapons
  36. David Mack, Cold Equations: The Body Electric
  37. Jennifer Maisel, Match
  38. David MarksonReader’s Block
  39. Rose Martula, A Heavenly Blast
  40. Una McCormack, Brinkmanship
  41. Grant Morrison, Supergods
  42. Lynn Nottage, Ruined
  43. Tanya O’Debra, Radio Star
  44. Marisela Treviño Orta, Heart Shaped Nebula
  45. Loree Rackstraw, Love as Always, Kurt
  46. Mary Roach, Packing for Mars
  47. Salman Rushdie, Haroun and the Sea of Stories
  48. Michael Shermer, The Believing Brain
  49. Catherine Trieschmann, How the World Began
  50. Catherine Trieschmann, The Most Deserving
  51. Lucy Wang, Good Mourning, America
  52. Dayton Ward, That Which Divides
  53. Eric Weiner, Man Seeks God
  54. H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds
  55. Simon Winchester, The Professor and the Madman


For the sake of record-keeping, here is the list for 2011.