Monday, January 03, 2011

2010 Reading List

As always, I like to recap the year in the form of the books that I've read, which often provide some indication of how my year is going and how my thinking has been transformed over the year. I read 21 books and also listened to 39 audiobooks, for a resounding 60 books consumed.


  1. Life After Death: The Evidence by Dinesh D'Souza (audiobook)
  2. The Third Jesus by Deepak Chopra (audiobook)
  3. Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner (audiobook)
  4. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (audiobook)
  5. Excuses Begone by Dr. Wayne Dyer (audiobook)
  6. The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. (audiobook)
  7. The Secrets of an Inspirational (In-Spirit) Life by Dr. Wayne Dyer (audiobook)
  8. The Generosity Factor by Ken Blanchard & S. Truett Cathy (audiobook)
  9. Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton (audiobook)
  10. The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness edited by Dacher Keltner, Jeremy Adam Scott, and Jason Marsh
  11. The New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle (audiobook)
  12. Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You by Deborah Norville (audiobook)
  13. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (audiobook)
  14. God Has a Dream by Desmund Tutu (audiobook)
  15. The Power of Giving: How Giving Back Enriches Us All by Azim Jamal & Harvey McKinnon
  16. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein
  17. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (audiobook)
  18. Pretties by Scott Westerfeld (audiobook)
  19. The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephen R. Covey (audiobook)
  20. Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life by Dacher Keltner
  21. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (audiobook)
  22. Play Money: Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot by Julian Dibbell (audiobook)
  23. Specials by Scott Westerfield (audiobook)
  24. From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time by Sean Carroll
  25. WWW: Watch by Robert J. Sawyer
  26. Extras by Scott Westerfeld (audiobook)
  27. The Power of Serving Others: You Can Start Where You Are by Gary Morsch and Dean Nelson
  28. Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr (audiobook)
  29. Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr (audiobook)
  30. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (audiobook)
  31. The Magicians by Lev Grossman (audiobook)
  32. Identity Theft and Other Stories by Robert J. Sawyer
  33. The Shadow Effect by Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson (audiobook)
  34. New Rules for the New Economy by Kevin Kelly
  35. Philanthrocapitalism by Matthew Bishop & Michael Green
  36. Singularity Sky by Charles Stross (audiobook)
  37. The Age of Empathy by Frans de Waal
  38. Mendela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage by Richard Stengel (audiobook)
  39. Iron Sunrise by Charles Stross (audiobook)
  40. 29 Gifts by Camille Walker
  41. Spook: The Science of the Afterlife by Mary Roach (audiobook)
  42. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  43. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
  44. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Next by Stieg Larsson (audiobook)
  45. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (audiobook)
  46. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
  47. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach (audiobook)
  48. The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow (audiobook)
  49. The Mermaid's Madness by Jim C. Hines
  50. God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens (audiobook)
  51. The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever edited by Christopher Hitchens (audiobook)
  52. Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know -- and Doesn't by Stephen Prothero (audiobook)
  53. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed by Sean Williams (abridged audiobook)
  54. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II by Sean Williams (audiobook)
  55. Keeper of Dreams by Orson Scott Card
  56. Clementine by Cherie Priest
  57. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  58. Matched by Ally Condie
  59. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  60. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris (audiobook)
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