2013 Reading List

Year 3 of compiling reading lists! No specific numerical goal this year, just reading for fun, education, and book research (hence the high concentration of books about introversion near the middle) 🙂
Italicized selections are abandoned attempts- I try to limit myself to one a year!

(1) Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult
(2) Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult
(3) Picture Perfect by Jodi Picoult
(4) The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now by Meg Jay
(5) How to be Black by Baratunde Thurston
(6) Why Some Like it Hot: Food, Genes and Cultural Diversity by Gary Paul Nabhan
(7) We’re Losing Our Minds: Rethinking American Higher Education by Richard Keeling and H.H. Hersh (started in 2012, had to return to the library before I moved; started up again!)
(8) The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
(9) Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close
(10) Making Good: How Young People Cope With Dilemmas at Work by Wendy Fischman, Becca Solomon, Deborah Schutte and Howard Gardner
(11) Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership by Howard Gardner
(12) The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez
(13) Educating Citizens: Preparing America’s Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility by Anne Colby, Thomas Ehrlich, Elizabeth Beaumont, and Jason Stephens
(14) Give Me Everything You Have by James Lasdun
(15) Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith
(16) The Imagineering Way by the Disney Imagineers
(17) The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder by David Thomson
(18) Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips
(19) Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff? by Edward Albee
(20) Introverts in the Church by Adam S. McHugh
(21) The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child by Marti Olsen Laney
(22) Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio
(23) Confessions of an Introvert: The Shy Girl’s Guide to Career, Networking and Getting the Most Out of Life by Meghan Wier
(24) The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World by Sophia Dembling
(25) Introvert Power by Laurie Helgoe
(26) 200 Careers for Introverts
(27) Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
(28) Drift by Rachel Maddow
(29) The Introvert and Extrovert in Love: Making It Work When Opposites Attract by Marti Olson Laney
(30) The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olson Laney
(31) Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements by Tom Rath
(32) Give and Take by Adam Grant
(33) Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
(34) Manhunt: The 12 Day Hunt for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
(35) Half the Sky by Nick Kristof
(36) The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
(37) Robert E. Lee and Leadership by H.W. Crocker
(38) The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely
(39) Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career by Jocelyn Glei (editor)
(40) The Cult of Personality Testing: How Personality Tests Are Leading Us to Miseducate Our Children, Mismanage Our Companies, and Misunderstand Ourselves by Annie Murphy Paul
(41) Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
(42) Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello
(43) Raising Cubby by John Elder Robison
(44) The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry
(45) Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky
(46) Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang
(47) Masters of Sex by Thomas Maier
(48) 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
(49) The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
(50) Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
(51) This is How by Augusten Burroughs
(52)The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus
(53) What the Best College Students Do by Ken Bain
(54) Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
(55) The Unschooled Mind by Howard Gardner
(56) Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman
(57) What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain