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Books Read in 2012

I read some great books in 2012, including the hilarious Sh*t My Dad Says, Vertical (the sequel to Sideways), two books by Sarah Vowell, the inspiring Start Something That Matters, Factotum by Charles Bukowski, The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker, the elegantly crafted Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, and the brilliantly articulated Drift by Rachel Maddow.

Happy New Year and here's to more great books in 2013.

Full List of Books Read in 2012

Feed by Mira Grant
Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
The Brand Gap: Expanded Edition by Marty Neumeier
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
One Day by David Nicholls
In the Plex by Steven Levy
The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni
The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur by Mike Michalowicz
The Blind Side by Michael Lewis
How Full Is Your Bucket? by Tom Rath
Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel
The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
The Coming Jobs War by Jim Clifton
Unpossible and Other Stories by Daryl Gregory
Uprising by Scott Goodson
Malled by Caitlin Kelly
The Business Model Innovation Factory by Saul Kaplan
Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole
Take the Cannoli by Sarah Vowell
Me 2.0 by Dan Schawbel
The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
Standing on the Sun by Christopher Meyer
The Mirage by Matt Ruff
Firefighter's Handbook by Delmar, Cengage, Learning
Why Good People Can't Get Jobs by Peter Cappelli
Drift by Rachel Maddow
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Factotum by Charles Bukowski
Quiet by Susan Cain
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker
Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
Dare, Dream, Do by Whitney L. Johnson
Sideways by Rex Pickett
The Betrayal of the American Dream by Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele
Vertical by Rex Pickett
The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty by Dan Ariely
iWoz by Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith
Sidestep & Twist by James Gardner
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
Pressure is a Privilege by Billie Jean King
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
When It Happens to You by Molly Ringwald
The Long Walk by Brian Castner
About a Boy by Nick Hornby
Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie
Drop Dead Healthy by A. J. Jacobs
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri


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