52 Books of 2021

  1. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
  2. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, C.S. Lewis
  3. Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol (trans. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)
  4. Marie de France: Poetry, Marie de France (trans. Dorothy Gilbert)
  5. William Blake (edited Martin Myrone and Amy Concannon)
  6. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew, C.S. Lewis
  7. Beowulf (trans. Maria Dahvana Headley)
  8. The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography, Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
  9. The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro
  10. The Last Samurai, Helen DeWitt
  11. The Song of Achilles, Madeleine Miller
  12. A Promised Land, Barack Obama
  13. The Conference of the Birds, Farid Attar (trans. Dick Davis and Afkham Darbandi)
  14. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen
  15. The Magicians, Lev Grossman
  16. Sourdough, Robin Sloan
  17. The Song of Kieu: A New Lament, Nguyen Du (trans. Timothy Allen)
  18. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle, C.S. Lewis
  19. The True History of Tea, Victor H. Mair and Erling Hoh
  20. Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, Austin Kleon
  21. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered, Austin Kleon
  22. Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel, Complete and Unabridged, Luo Guanzhong (trans. Moss Roberts)
  23. The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
  24. How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy (ed. Massimo Pigliucci, Skye C. Cleary, & Daniel A. Kaufman)
  25. Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction, Robert C. Allen
  26. The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic, Ramesh Menon
  27. The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession With The New Has Disrupted The Work That Matters Most, Lee Vinsel and Andrew L. Russell
  28. Resetting the Table: Straight Talk about the Food We Grow and Eat, Robert Paarlberg