Reading (2020)

This page was last updated August 31, 2020. For past years, check out 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

This year so far, I’ve read thirty-four books, and have plans to read at least 5-10 more.

Currently Reading

  • The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution, & Chance | Kayt Sukel
  • The Elements of Typographical Style, 4th Ed. | Robert Bringhurst
  • From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life | Jacques Barzun
  • The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry | ed. by Paul Kingsnorth
  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat | Samin Nosrat

Read This Year

Design, Creativity, Technology, & the Arts

  • Understanding Comics | Scott McCloud
  • How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy | Jenny O’dell
  • In the Vineyard of the Text | Ivan Illich
  • The Elements of Music: Melody, Rhythm, & Harmony | Jason Martineau
  • Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music | Anthony Ashton

General Non-Fiction

  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist | Paul Kingsnorth
  • On the Shortness of Life | Seneca
  • Freemasons for Dummies | ______
  • The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters | Tom Nicholas

Religion & Faith

  • ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: Revelation | published by Crossway
  • Reading Revelation Responsibly | Michael Gorman
  • Reforesting Faith: What Trees Teach Us About the Nature of God and His Love for Us | Matthew Sleeth
  • Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters | Carmen Joy Imes
  • Genesis for Normal People: A Guide to the Most Controversial, Misunderstood, and Abused Book of the Bible | Peter Enns & Jared Byas
  • Fleeing the Garden: Reading Genesis 2-3 | ed. by _______
  • Mosiah: A Brief Theological Introduction | James Faulconer
  • 2 Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction | Terryl Givens
  • 1 Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction | Joseph Spencer
  • Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism | Taylor Petrey
  • The Power of Stillness: Mindful Living for Latter-day Saints | ___, ___, ___, ___
  • The Lost 116 Pages: Reconstructing the Book of Mormon’s Missing Stories | Don Bradley
  • Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet | John Turner
  • Buried Treasures: Reading the Book of Mormon Again for the First Time | Michael Austin
  • Labor Diligently to Write: The Ancient Making of a Modern Scripture | Brant Gardner

Fiction

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone| J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets| J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban| J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix | J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince | J.K. Rowling
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers | J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King | J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Second Foundation | Isaac Asimov
  • And Then There Were None | Agatha Christie