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What I've Been Reading Lately - 2021
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1 The Thousandfold Thought R. Scott Bakker January 1
2 The Book of Fate Brad Meltzer January 3
3 The Case of the Left-Handed Lady Nancy Springer January 7
4 The Messenger Jan Burke January 9
5 The Case of the Bizarre Bouquet Nancy Springer January 15
6 The Map of the Sky Felix J. Palma January 16
7 The Map of the Chaos Felix J. Palma January 23
8 The Case of the Peculiar Pink Nancy Springer January 23
9 The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline Nancy Springer January 29
10 The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye Nancy Springer January 30
11 The State of Water: Understanding California's Most Precious Resource Obi Kaufmann February 9
12 Vision: The Complete Collection Tom King February 15
13 The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Gordon Dalquist February 27
14 The Dark Volume Gordon Dalquist March 16
15 The Ashtray (Or the Man who denied Reality) Errol Morris March 22
16 Inside Moebius, Volume 1 Moebius March 27
17 The Alchemical Marriage Gordon Dalquist April 3
18 Quantum Entanglement Jed Brody April 3
19 The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics Tim Harford April 17
20 The Adventures of Tintin Volume 1: Tintin in America, Cigars of the Pharaoh, The Blue Lotus Herge April 18
21 Critical Thinking Jonathan Haber April 19
22 The Big Score K. J. Parker April 24
23 The Shadow of a Man Francois Schuitin and
Benoit Peeters
April 24
24 What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner
and Tim Foley
April 24
25 The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Walter Isaacson May 1
26 The Rancho Gordo Heirloom Bean Guide Steve Sando and
Julia Newberry
May 1
27 The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment Dave Eggers May 3
28 The Devil You Know K. J. Parker May 16
29 Daddy’s Pretty Baby Cassandra Dee May 20
30 Smut Peddler Presents: Sordid Past Andrea Purcell May 22
31 Herbarium: The Quest to Preserve and Classify the World's Plants Barbara M. Thiers May 24
32 Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom) Adam Fisher May 31
33 Dr. Suess Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodore Suess Geisel Richard H. Minear &
Art Spiegelman
June 4
34 The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts Joshua Hammer June 5
35 Eloquence of the Sardine: Extraordinary Encounters Beneath the Sea Bill Francois June 9
36 The Brilliant History of Colors in Art Victoria Finlay June 17
37 French Beans - Exploring the Bean Culture of France Georgeanne Brennan June 18
38 The American Bison: The Buffalo's Survivor Tale Andy Hirsch June 18
39 What Abigail Did That Summmer Ben Aaronovitch June 25
40 The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of Second World War Malcolm Gladwell July 2
41 A Deadly Education Naomi Novik July 3
42 Throne of Glass Sarah J. Maas July 4
43 Chain of Iron Cassandra Clare July 10
44 Codex 632 Jose Rodrigues Dos Santos July 11
45 Shadow and Bone Leigh Bardugo July 13
46 A Season for the Dead David Hewson July 17
47 Science Comics Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield Falynn Koch July 17
48 The Girl in the Steel Corset Kady Cross July 19
49 Siege and Storm Leigh Bardugo July 20
50 The Girl in the Clockwork Collar Kady Cross July 22
51 The Girl With the Iron Touch Kady Cross July 23
52 Ruin and Revenge Leigh Bardugo July 24
53 The Assassin's Blade Sarah J. Maas July 25
54 Crown of Midnight Sarah J. Maas July 27
55 The Girl With the Windup Heart Kady Cross July 29
56 The Digestive System: A Tour Through Your Guts Jason Viola and Andy Ristaino July 30
57 God's Spy Juan Gomez-Jurado July 30
58 The Moses Expedition Juan Gomez-Jurado August 1
59 The Lost Apothecary Sarah Penner August 2
60 Cats: Nature and Nuture Andy Hirsch August 3
61 The Villa of Mysteries David Hewson August 3
62 The Lizard's Bite David Hewson August 5
63 The Seventh Sacrament David Hewson August 8
64 The Adventures to Tintin Volume 2: The Broken Ear, The Black Island, King Ottokar's Sceptre Herge August 9
65 Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science Erica Engelhaupt August 9
66 The Premonition: A Plague Story Michael Lewis August 11
67 Life's Edge: The Search for What it Means to be Alive Carl Zimmer August 12
68 Sharks: Nature's Perfect Predators Joe Flood August 13
69 The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid Lawrence Wright August 13
70 Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine Geoff Manaugh and
Nicola Twilley
August 15
71 Solar System: Our Place in Space Rosemary Rosco and Jon Chad August 15
72 Inside Moebius, Volume 2 Moebius August 22
73 The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Edward Tufte August 23
74 The Icepick Surgeon Sam Kean August 28
75 The Woman Who Stole Vermeer Anthony M Amore August 28
76 The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep H. G. Parry September 6
77 The Museum of Rain Dave Eggers September 18
78 Heir of Fire Sarah J. Maas September 25
79 Inside Moebius, Volume 3 Moebius October 2
80 Queen of Shadows Sarah J. Maas October 16
81 The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History Joanna Waley-Cohen October 16