My to-read list.

I have a massive, massive to-read list. Large enough that in its current form, it would take me a little more than a decade to complete reading, at a rate of one book a week.

It has taken various iterations, from a massive spread-sheet to an attempted listed version in here, to now a goodreads version. I made an account because a good friend of mine kept bugging me to do so, and spent a few hours transferring books from my old list into this one, which I have to say was a surprisingly painless process. Thankfully.

Not, like, super-painless, but not awful.

So… Behold. A snippet of my list, roughly in order of which has the tallest cover.

Roughly 10% of my to-read list:

La misa: NovelaTime Enough for LoveEsta genteLa canción fríaElla Hepworth Dixon: The Story Of A Modern WomanAlas de fuegoUn mundo para JuliusLa otra islaNosotros todosStandard Hollywood DepravityThe SoakPolynesian Mythology and Ancient Traditional History of the New Zealand, as Furnished by Their Priests and ChiefsThe Whimsicals: The Wonky WingmenSelección Poética de Gabriela MistralHow to Win Friends and Influence PeopleThe Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic CodeLumberjanes #1ZombicornsHuracánCuando me veasThe Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at HomeLondon - Cape Town - JoburgDon Quijote de la Mancha IWhat To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big DataWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Means Without End: Notes on PoliticsPoliticsPolynesian Mythology and Ancient Traditional History of the New Zealand, as Furnished by Their Priests and ChiefsLast Chance to SeeMeditationsOriente empieza en El CairoEl olvido que seremosGulag: A HistoryAmerican WarAmbition, Competition, and Electoral Reform: The Politics of Congressional Elections Across TimeCoffee, Society, and Power in Latin AmericaEl diario de LuciaReasons without Persons: Rationality, Identity, and TimeSuggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and HealOvercomplicated: Technology at the Limits of ComprehensionGold Bloody Gold: A True Story of Greed, Goldmines and MisadventureFirst FlightAngostaQuantum Computing Since DemocritusOvertimeThe Modern WorldThe Princess and the Philosopher: Letters of Elisabeth of the Palatine to René DescartesThe Anti-Politics Machine in India: State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed DevelopmentImpersonal Influence: How Perceptions of Mass Collectives Affect Political AttitudesPatria o muerteEl oro de Moscu/ The Gold of Moscow: Historia secreta de la diplomacia, el comercio y la inteligencia sovietica en la Argentina/ The Secret History of Diplomacy, Trade and the Soviet InteSoldados de SalaminaEl niño no para de crecer por dentroLa noche de TlatelolcoPor una rosaAbnormalityExplanatory StyleTraiciones de la memoriaAntigüedades: Microrrelatos de cineDonde los árboles cantanHildafolkTíteres de la magiaFor Want of a NailHogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable GuideNight's Slow PoisonLittle Women70 años de entrevistas en VenezuelaAdiós Miss VenezuelaNever Learn Anything From HistoryA Tale of Two Cities

If you’re thinking “…that’s 10%? Do you literally just add everything everyone suggests you should read to your list?”

The answer is “almost always”.

If you’re thinking “…is that why you have a bunch of self-help books scattered throughout and sticking out like sore thumbs? in the middle of what looks to be fiction and academic non-fiction?”

…shut up.

You're Good Enough, You're Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like You!


…yes, that book is also in my list.

My to-read list.

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