Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Year In Books, 2018

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office
Jeremi Suri

God: A Human History, Reza Aslan

JFK's Last Hundred Days: The Transformation Of A Man and The Emergence Of A Great President, Thurston Clarke

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Jack Weatherford

Genghis Khan and the Quest For God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom, Jack Weatherford

Collision of Wills: Johnny Unitas, Don Shula, and the Rise of the Modern NFL
Jack Gilden

The War Before The War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle For America's Soul From the Revolution to the Civil War,
Andrew Delbanco


  1. Also this year I read four books (at least four) to the halfway point before aborting. Those books are

    Banquet At Delmonico's, Barry Werth
    Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, Lyndal Roper
    Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 Years, Philip Jenkins
    The Rise And Fall Of Adam And Eve, Stephen Greenblatt

    Still have my bookmark in each of these but I doubt if I'm going back in ...

  2. Have also finished one already this year ; )