The Books I Read in 2012

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These are the books I’ve read this year…

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NonFiction

  • The Antidote:  Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman (2012)
  • Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle by Chris Hedges (2009)
  • My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read and Shop edited by Ronald Rice
  • More Baths Less Talking by Nick Hornby (2012)
  • What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel (2102)
  • Soccer vs. The State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics by Gabriel Kuhn (2011)
  • Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website by Daniel Domscheit-Berg (2011)
  • Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2009)

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Books on Writing

  • The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life by Dinty W. Moore (2012)
  • On Becoming a Novelist by John Gardner (1983)
  • Writing Begins with the Breath: Embodying Your Authentic Voice by Laraine Herring (2007)
  • One Year to a Writing Life: Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer’s Art and Craft by Susan M. Tiberghien (2007)

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Fiction

  • House of Holes by Nicholson Baker (2011)
  • The Green Shore by Natalie Bakopoulos (2012)
  • Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks (2011)
  • A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers (2012)
  • The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (2005)
  • The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson (2009)
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson (2009)
  • Say Nice Things About Detroit by Scott Lasser (2012)
  • The Odds by Stewart O’Nan (2012)

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