book shopping list: september 2018

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Another month, another long list of books that are on my mind. Glad to report that I finished two books this month! Sequential reading, at least with fictions, is proving to be a solid method.

Deleting Instagram and Facebook on my phone freed up a lot of time, allowing me to read at least twenty to thirty minutes before going to bed every night. I can’t get myself to delete Youtube yet due to my irrational obsession with the tiny house movement. Happy with my progress so far!

Fiction
Suicide Club
Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
The People We Hate at the Wedding
The Windfall
Matchmaking for Beginners
Who Is Rich?

Nonfiction
Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media
We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter
Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech
The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

Memoirs / Essays
How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays
The Fire Next Time
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
Days of Reading (Penguin Great Ideas)
Why I Am So Wise (Penguin Great Ideas)
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Age of Wire and String
Notes from the Fog
Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India
Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

Cover Lust
Italo Calvino’s books

Books Purchased
Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World
Goodbye Vitamin
Do I Make Myself Clear?: A Practical Guide to Writing Well in the Modern Age
Against Everything: Essays
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Madeleine L’Engle Herself: Reflections on a Writing Life

Books Finished
300 Arguments: Essays
Hillbilly Elegy

Books Reading
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong
Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World
Goodbye Vitamin
This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage


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