last year in books

Just for my dear classmate who doesn’t have a goodreads account, here is the list of books i’ve in 2019. The ones i recommend are marked with an asterisk.

1. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman *

2. A Blink on the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett

3. Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World by Neil Gaiman

4. Paper Towns by John Green

5. Queers by Mark Gatiss *

6. No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics by Naomi Klein

7. Help Me!: One Woman’s Quest to Find Out if Self-Help Really Can Change Her Life by Marianne Power

8. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes *

9. Becoming by Michelle Obama *

10. The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison *

11. Good Omens: the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman **

12. Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji *

13. Marvel Fearless and Fantastic!: Female Super Heroes Save the World by Sam Maggs

14. The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster

15. Happy Ever After: Escaping the Myth of the Perfect Life by Paul Dolan *

16. Phantoms on the Bookshelves by Jacques Bonnet

17. Mythos: the Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry

18. How to Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use by Randy J. Paterson *

19. Normal People by Sally Rooney *

20. What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randal Munroe

21. Very Good Lives: the Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imaginations by J. K. Rowling

22. Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin *

23. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

24. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rouge State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow *

25. Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig *

26. Infinite jest by David Foster Wallace *

27. The City and the Mountains by Eca de Queiros

28. The Vagina Bible: the Vulva and the Vagina – Separating the Myth from the Medicine by Jennifer Gunter *

29. The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age by Claudia Hammond

30. Milkman by Anna Burns *