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2020 – Goal: 50 Books

  1. Ethics by Benedict de Spinoza ★★★★☆
  2. Mrs. Rosie and the Priest by Giovanni Boccaccio ★★☆☆☆
  3. As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Gerard Manley Hopkins ★★☆☆☆
  4. The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue by Anonymous ★★☆☆☆
  5. On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts by Thomas de Quincey ★★☆☆☆
  6. Aphorisms on Love and Hate by Friedrich Nietzsche ★★☆☆☆
  7. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez ★★★☆☆
  8. Traffic by John Ruskin ★★★★☆
  9. Wailing Ghosts by Pu Songling ★☆☆☆☆
  10. A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift ★★☆☆☆
  11. It by Stephen King ★★★☆☆
  12. Three Tang Dynasty Poets by Wang Wei, Li Bai, Du Fu ★★★☆☆
  13. A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees by Yoshida Kenkō ★★★★☆
  14. Alone on the Beach at Night by Walt Whitman ★★★☆☆
  15. How to Use Your Enemies by Baltasar Gracián ★★★☆☆
  16. Borne by Jeff VanderMeer ★★★☆☆
  17. The Eve of St. Agnes by John Keats ★★☆☆☆
  18. Woman Much Missed by Thomas Hardy ★★★☆☆
  19. Femme Fatale by Guy de Maupassant ★★☆☆☆
  20. Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls by Marco Polo
  21. Caligula by Suetonius ★★★☆☆
  22. Jason and Medea by Apollonius of Rhodes ★★☆☆☆
  23. Olalla by Robert Louis Stevenson ★★★☆☆
  24. Trimalchio’s Feast by Petronius ★☆☆☆☆
  25. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels ★★★★☆

2019 – Goal: 30 Books

  1. The Iliad by Homer ★★★★☆
  2. On the Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche ★★★☆☆
  3. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ★★★☆☆
  4. Saga, Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan ★★★★☆
  5. Saga, Vol. 9 by Brian K. Vaughan ★★★★☆
  6. The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery ★★★☆☆
  7. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez ★★★★★
  8. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge ★★★☆☆
  9. Keep Going by Austin Kleon ★★★★★
  10. Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin ★★★★☆
  11. Notes from Underground, The Double and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ★★★☆☆
  12. Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein ★★★☆☆
  13. The Book of Tea by Kakuzō Okakura ★★★★★
  14. Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky ★★★★☆
  15. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller ★★★☆☆
  16. Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury ★★★★★
  17. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx ★★★☆☆
  18. The Plague by Albert Camus ★★★★☆

2018

  1. The Three Theban Plays by Sophocles ★★★★★
  2. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ★★★★★
  3. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne ★★★★☆
  4. The Intellectual Devotional by David S. Kidder ★★★★★
  5. The Odyssey by Homer ★★★☆☆
  6. The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey ★★★★☆
  7. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★☆
  8. The Oresteia by Aeschylus ★★★☆☆
  9. salt by nayyirah waheed ★★★★☆
  10. nejma by nayyirah waheed ★★★★☆

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