Books I read in 2017

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

★★★☆☆

Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed

★★★★☆

The Separation by Christopher Priest

★★★★★

Deep Sea and Foreign Going by Rose George

★★★★☆

Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler

A false start. This is a short story, not a novel — I didn’t know that when I downloaded it to my Kindle. It’s an excellent short story though. Still, I felt it didn’t count in my zigzagging between fiction and non-fiction so I followed it with…

Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

★★★☆☆

The Sense Of Style by Steven Pinker

★★★★☆

Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

★★★★★

Writing On The Wall by Tom Standage

★★☆☆☆

Grass by Sheri S. Tepper

★★★☆☆

Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott

★★★☆☆

The Gradual by Christopher Priest

★★★★☆

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived by Adam Rutherford

★★★★★

A Closed And Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

★★★☆☆

The Dream Machine: J.C.R Licklider And The Revolution That Made Computing Possible by M. Mitchell Waldrop

★★★★☆

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

★★★☆☆

Accessibility For Everyone by Laura Kalbag

★★★★☆

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

★★★★☆

High Performance Browser Networking by Ilya Grigorik

★★★☆☆

A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge

I picked up a trade paperback copy of this sci-fi book at The Tattered Cover bookstore in Denver when I was there for An Event Apart earlier this month. I had heard it mentioned often and it sounds like my kind of yarn. I’m about halfway through it now and so far, so good.

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Jeremy Keith

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A web developer and author living and working in Brighton, England. Everything I post on Medium is a copy — the originals are on my own website, adactio.com