The Complete List — (of/for reading) — 2022


The Goal :: 2X52 [w/a little leeway meaning 80] for 2022

this is where you will find The Complete List of what i’ve read in 2022

… audiobooks not included bc

… they require no reading

… &i don’t utilize the form

… &if i did, i wouldn’t count them,

… neither should you [… &don’t come at me “about the blind”].

Year Total: 80/80

[January 8/8]

1. The Vanishing Half by BRIT BENNETT

2. Living in Data: A Citizen’s Guide to a Better Information Future by JER THORP

3. It Doesn’t Have To Be Awkward: Dealing with Relationships, Consent, and other Hard-to-Talk About Stuff by DR. DREW & PAULINA PINSKY

4. The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion by ELIOT BROWN & MAUREEN FARRELL

5. UNFOLLOW ME: Essays on Complicity by JILL LOUISE BUSBY

6. Playing Dead: A journey through the world of death fraud by ELIZABETH GREENWOOD

7. Bad Fat Black Girl: Notes from a Trap Feminist by SESALI BOWEN

8. How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by CHERIE JONES

[February 6/8]

9.Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion by TORI TELFER

10. An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination by SHEERA FRENKEL & CECILIA KANG

11. How To Wrestle A Girl: Stories by VENITA BLACKBURN

12. The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It … Every Time by MARIA KONNIKOVA


14. The Other Black Girl by ZAKIYA DALILA HARRIS

[March 6/8]

15. Gentelligence: The Revolutionary Approach to Leading an Intergenerational Workforce by Megan Gerhardt, PhD, Josephine Nachemson-Ekwall and Brandon Fogel

16. The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit by John V. Petrocecci

17. BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds by Huma Abedin

18. Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men by Katrine Marçal

19. 1,000 Words to Sign by Professor Geoffrey S. Poor

20. Memory Speaks: On Losing and Reclaiming Language and Self by Julie Sedivy

[April 7/8]

21. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

22. All The Water I’ve Seen Is Running by Elias Rodriques

23. The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience by Kirstin Downey

24. STICKY: The Secret Science of Surfaces by Laurie Winkless

25. A Dream Life by Claire Messud

26. The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair

27. Black Roses: Odes Celebrating Powerful Black Women by Harold Green III

[May 6/8]

28. The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

29. This Is Your Mind On Plants by Michael Pollan

30. Raccoon by Daniel Heath Justice

31. PUSSYPEDIA: A Comprehensive Guide by Zoe Mendelson

32. Lessons from Plants by Beronda L. Montgomery

33. Astrobiology: A Brief Introduction by Kevin W. Plaxco, Michael Gross

[June 4/8]

34. Marxism: Philosophy and Economics by Thomas Sowell

35. Single Black Female by Tracy Brown

36. For Love Of The Dollar: The Portrait of the Artist as an Undocumented Immigrant by J.M. Servin

37. She Memes Well by Quinta Brunson

[July 5/6]

38. BOOK ONE On Politics: A History of Political Thought from Herodotus to the Present by Alan Ryan

39. Let’s Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World by Danielle Friedman

40. Renegades: Born in the USA by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen

41. The Creative Mind: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Henri Bergson

42. True Story: What Reality TV Says About Us by Danielle J. Lindemann

[August 9/9]

43. Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance by Jessamyn Stanley

44. Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind by David J. Linden

45. The House of Rust by Khadija Abdalla Bajaber

46. Nanoscale: Visualizing an Invisible World by Kenneth S. Deffeyes

47. Archer by Shruti Swamy

48. Hi, I’m an Atheist by David D. McAfee

49. The Little Book of Hermetic Principles by Amber D. Browne

50. Activities of Daily Living by Lisa Hsiao Chen

51. Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy by Steven Nadler and Ben Nadler

[September 5/nogoal]

52.. New York, My Village by Uwen Akpan

53. The Secret Life of Fungi: Discoveries From A Hidden World by Aliya Whiteley

54. Fascinating Shells: An Introduction to 121 of the World’s Most Wonderful Mollusks by Andreia Salvador

55. Bird Brother: A Falconer’s Journey and the Healing Power of Wildlife by Rodney Stotts

56. Level Up: Rise Above the Hidden Forces Holding Your Business Back by Stacey Abrams and Lara Hodgson and Heather Cabot

[October 8/10]

57. Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun

58. Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev

59. Below by Laurel Hightower

60. It Was All A Dream: Biggie and the World that Made Him by Justin Tinsley

61. All The Horses of Iceland by Sarah Tolmie

62. A Molecule Away From Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain by Sara Manning Peskin

63. STEPMOTHERLAND by Darrel Alejandro Holnes

64. The Legacy of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson

[November 5/8]

65. Names for Light: A Family History by Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

66. Overdue: Reckoning with the Public Library by Amanda Oliver

67. Sinopticon: A Celebration of Chinese Science Fiction translated by Xueting Christine Ni

68. Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction by Michelle Nijhuis

69. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

[December 11/11]

70. Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of our Human Senses by Jackie Higgins

71. Some of Then Will Carry Me by Giada Scodellaro

72. Everything I Need I Get From You: How Fangirls Created The Internet As We Know It by Kaitlyn Tiffany

73. Everything Beautiful: A Guide To Finding Hidden Beauty in the World by Ella Frances Sanders

74. Banned Books: The World’s Most Controversial Books, Past and Present

75. The Bonobo Sisterhood: Revolution through Female Alliance by Diane L. Rosenfeld

76. We Are The Ark: Returning Our Gardens to Their True Nature Through Acts of Restorative Kindness by Mary Reynolds

77. Cats & Books

78. Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes by Nicky Beer

79. Red & Blue Make Green by TK Camas

80. Revenge of the Scapegoat by Caren Beilin

— visit my video playlist “As a Reader” to view this year’s books in images —

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