reading list

Books I have read in 2018

20180402 Today's reading edit

1. Steal like an Artist (Austin Kleon)

2. Ways of Seeing (John Berger)

3. Show Your Work! (Austin Kleon)

4. Matilda (Roald Dahl)

5. You Do You (Sarah Knight)

6. The War of Art (Steven Pressfield)

7. Five Give Up The Booze (Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups series, Bruno Vincent)

8. Silence (Erling Kagge)

9. The Secret History of Twin Peaks (Mark Frost)

10. Get Your Shit Together (Sarah Knight)

11. Architecture from the Edge (Barry McNeill & Leigh Woolley)

Books I want to read in 2018

1. The Poetics of Space (Gaston Bachelard)

2. The Strength Switch (Lea Waters)

3. The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape)

4. La Belle Sauvage (Philip Pullman)

5. The Book of Joy (His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu)

6. You Do You (Sarah Knight)

7. The Courage to be Disliked (Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga)

8. The Writing Book (Kate Grenville)

9. Daring Greatly (Brené Brown)

10. Silence (Erling Kagge)

11. The War of Art (Steven Pressfield)

12. The Good Hustle (Dr Polly McGee)

13. Van Diemen’s Land (James Boyce)

Books I read in 2016

I set myself a goal to read 24 books in 2016. Here’s how I went. 10/24 is still “in progress”. I never finished it, so technically I only read 32 books. That’s still 33 per cent more than my original goal, so go me!

33/24: Goodwood (Holly Throsby)

32/24: Buddhism for Mothers (Sarah Napthali)

31/24: Untrain Your Brain (Mike Weeks)

30/24: Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8) (Sandy Balfour)

29/24: The One Thing (Gary Keller & Jay Papasan)

28/24: Firechild: The Life and Magic of Maxine Sanders “Witch Queen” (Maxine Sanders)

27/24: Start With Why (Simon Sinek)

26/24: The Road to Lower Crackpot (Brian Inder)

25/24: The Midnight Watch (David Dyer)

24/24: Confessions of a Tarot Reader: Practical Advice From This Realm and Beyond (Jane Stern)

23/24: Changeling (Mike Oldfield)

22/24: The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck (Sarah Knight)

21/24: Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder (Arianna Huffington)

20/24: Jump: A Journey into the Mind of a Champion (Lydia Lassila & Andrew Clarke)

19/24: Big Magic (Elizabeth Gilbert)

18/24: The Book of Faery Magic (Lucy Cavendish and Serene Conneeley)

17/24: Eat that Frog (Brian Tracy)

16/24: Yoga for Life (Colleen Saidman Yee)

15/24: Happier at Home (Gretchen Rubin)

14/24: Essentialism (Greg McKeown)

13/24: Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential (Carol S. Dweck)

12/24: 8 Minute Meditation (Victor Davich)

11/24: The Art of Happiness (The Dalai Lama)

10/24: (In progress)

9/24: The Miracle of Mindfulness (Thich Nhat Hanh)

8/24: Goddesses Never Age (Christiane Northrupp)

7/24: One Magic Square: Grow Your Own Food on One Square Metre (Lolo Houbain)

6/24: Animal Vegetable Miracle: A Year of Food Life (Barbara Kingsolver)

5/24: Do Share Inspire: The Year I Changed My Life Through TED Talks (Kylie Dunn)

4/24: Better Than Before (Gretchen Rubin)

3/24: Resonate (Louise Mahler)

2/24: I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough (Brené Brown)

1/24: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction and Get the Right Things Done (Peter Bregman)

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