Books I read in 2019

Kindred by Octavia Butler

★★★★★

The Soul Of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder

★★☆☆☆

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

★★★☆☆

The Order Of Time by Carlo Rovelli

★★★☆☆

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

★★☆☆☆

A Mind At Play: How Claude Shannon Invented The Information Age by Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman

★★★★☆

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

★★★☆☆

Inferior: The True Power Of Women and the Science that Shows It by Angela Saini

★★★☆☆

Resilient Management by Lara Hogan

★★★★☆

The Future Home Of The Living God by Louise Erdrich

★★☆☆☆

Binti Home by Nnedi Okorafor

★★★☆☆

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith

★★★☆☆

Sourdough by Robin Sloan

★★★☆☆

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

★★★★☆

Rosewater by Tade Thompson

★★★☆☆

Skyfaring by Mark Vanhoenacker

★★★☆☆

The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

★★★★☆

The Science of Storytelling by Will Storr

★★★☆☆

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

★★★★☆

Motherfoclóir: Dispatches From A Not So Dead Language by Darach O’Séaghdha

★★★☆☆

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

★★★☆☆

1666: Plague, War, and Hellfire by Rebecca Rideal

★★★☆☆

Helliconia Summer by Brian Aldiss

★★★☆☆

The Canopy Of Time by Brian Aldiss

★★☆☆☆

The Fated Sky by Mary Robinette Kowal

★★★☆☆

Raven Stratagem by Yoon Ha Lee

I’ve just picked up this sequel to Ninefox Gambit. So far it’s not as bewildering as the first book — where the bewilderment was part of its charm. I’m into it. But I won’t rate it till I’ve finished it.

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Jeremy Keith

Jeremy Keith

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