Wednesday, January 14, 2015

2014 Book Roundup

Here are the books I read in 2014.
I started getting into Audible audio books, and it has almost doubled the number of books I consume.

My complete list, kept since 1993, can be found here: http://www.jimdavies.org/personal/books-read.html



The Art of Character: Making Memorable Characters for Fiction, Film, and TV by David Corbett
Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation (The Great Courses) by Mark W. Muesse (Audible)
Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom (Audible)
An interesting, frightening exploration of the possibility of evil AIs.
Consciousness and the Brain: Decyphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts by Stanislas Dehaene (audible)
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch book 1) by Ann Leckie
Some good ideas, but not enough to support a book this long.
The Stench of Honalulu: A Tropical Adventure by Jack Handey (audible)
How To Listen to and Understand Great Music (3rd Edition) (The Great Courses) by Robert Greenberg (audible)
Star Wars: Scourge by Jeff Grubb
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception by Claudia Hammond
Reversion: The Inevitable Horror (The Portal Arcane Series - Book I) by J. Thorn
Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us by Jesse Bering (audible)
Bossypants by Tina Fey
What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz
Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe by Jim Davies
Catcher's Keeper by JD Spero
Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them by Joshua Greene
Great Courses (Teaching Company) The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World by Robert Garland (Audible)
How to Be a Woman by Caitlan Moran
Icemark Chronicles: Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill(audible)
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence Krauss (audible)



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