Wednesday, April 1, 2015

books read in April 2015

Fiction is in red. Date of first publication in (parentheses).

42. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, Jon Ronson (2011)
43. Lost at Sea, Jon Ronson (2012)
44. Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus, David Quammen (2014)
45. The Shining Girls, Lauren Beukes (2013) (fanfuckingtastic)
46. The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest, David Quammen (2015)
47. Blue Genes: A Memoir of Loss and Survival, Christopher Lukas (2008)
48. The Water's Lovely, Ruth Rendell (2006)
49. The Child's Child, Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell) (2012) (v P.D. James-ish, and haunting)
50. Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine, Paul Offit (2015)
51. The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, Masha Gessen (2015) (excellent, made me want to get all her other books; should be a strong contender for the Pulitzer, if you ask me)
52. Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, Jacob Silverman (2015) (v good, v depressing)
53. One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway, Asne Seierstad (2015) (why, WHY did I read this, it was heartbreaking)
54. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, Jon Krakauer (2015)

all 2015 booklist posts