What I Read in 2022

  1. Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents, Rod Dreher
  2. Brothers and Friends: The Diaries of Major Warren H. Lewis, ed. Clyde S. Kilby
  3. Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind, Anthony Esolen (Reread)
  4. It’s Good to be a Man: A Handbook for Godly Masculinity, Michael Foster & Dominic Tennant
  5. The Country Property Buyer’s Guide, Garry Cooper
  6. Alabama Footprints Exploration: Lost and Forgotten Stories, Donna Causey
  7. Nostalgia: Going Home in a Homeless World, Anthony Esolen (Reread)
  8. The Judge’s List, John Grisham
  9. The Equine Legacy: How Horses, Mules, and Donkeys Shaped America, C.S. Purdy
  10. Bitch: On the Female of the Species, Lucy Cooke
  11. The Real Anthony Fauci, Robert F. Kennedy Jr
  12. No Free Lunch: Six Economic Lies You’ve Been Taught and Probably Believe, Caleb S. Fuller
  13. Atomic Awakening: A New Look at the History and Future of Nuclear Power, James Mahaffey
  14. StarTalk: Everything You Need to Know about Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond, Neil deGrasse Tyson
  15. The Betrayal of the American Right, Murray Rothbard
  16. The Secret Life of Groceries, Benjamin Lorr
  17. The Flipside of Feminism, Suzanne Venker |
  18. Living in the Long Emergency, Jim Kunstler
  19. Brave New Home: Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing, Diane Lind
  20. A History of the Future, Jim Kunstler
  21. The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight, Jonathan Gotschall
  22. Songs of America, Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
  23. The Harrows of Spring, Jim Kunstler
  24. How Cycling Can Save the World, Peter Walker
  25. How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, Ben Shapiro
  26. Pioneer Priests and Makeshift Altars: A History of Catholicism in the Thirteen Colonies, Fr. Charles Connor
  27. A Hole in the Wind, David Goodrich
  28. Hunting the Eagles, Ben Kane
  29. The Authoritarian Moment, Ben Shapiro
  30. Sooley, John Grisham
  31. Unmasked: Inside Antifa’s Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy, Andy Ngo
  32. Slanted: How the News Media Taught us to Love Censorship and Hate Journalism, Sharyl Attkisson
  33. Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran, Nina Ansary
  34. Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality, Chris and Melissa Bruntlett |
  35. Eagles in the Storm, Ben Kane
  36. The Devil’s Company, David Liss
  37. Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution, Janette Sadik-Khan
  38. Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life, Jess Phoenix
  39. Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us, Sam Kean
  40. Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, Walter Borg
  41. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  42. The Treeline, Ben Rawlence
  43. Cancel Culture: The Latest Attack on Due Process and Free Speech, Alan Dershowitz
  44. Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, Abigail Shrier |
  45. The Manual: Epictetus’ Guide to Stoic Philosophy. Alexander Marchand, Sam Torode, and Epictetus
  46. Drunk Flies and Stoned Dolphins: A Trip through the world of Animal Intoxication, One R. Pagan
  47. Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism, Kathleen Stock
  48. Dangerous Passions, Deadly Sins: Learning from the Psychology of Ancient Monks, Dennis Okholm
  49. Dr. Johnson’s London, Liza Picard
  50. Sharpe’s Devil, Bernard Cornwell
  51. The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812, C.S. Forester
  52. Churchill’s Band of Brothers, Damien Lewis
  53. Churchill’s Shadow Raiders, Damien Lewis
  54. Teach Yourself Visually Chrome, Guy Hart-Davis
  55. Teach Yourself Visually Windows 11, Paul McFedries
  56. Windows Command Line Beginners Guide, Johnathan Moeller
  57. The Odin Mission, James Holland
  58. Crusader, Ben Kane
  59. A Sea Unto Itself, Jay Worrall
  60. Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings, Diana Glyer
  61. C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, Joseph Pearce
  62. Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War, Fred Vogelstein
  63. The Tao of Tranquility, Derek Lin
  64. Cloud Judgment, Kat Wheeler
  65. Optimal, J.M. Berger
  66. No Apologies: Why Civilization Depends on the Strength of Men, Anthony Esolen
  67. Information Doesn’t Want to be Free: Laws for the Internet Age, Cory Doctorow
  68. Warmer: The Way the World Ends, Jess Walter
  69. Warmer: Controller, Jesse Kellerman
  70. How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism, Cory Doctorow
  71. Warmer: There’s No Place Like Home, Edan Lepucki
  72. Warmer: Boca Raton, Lauren Groff
  73. Warmer: At the Bottom of a New Lake, Sonya Larson
  74. Warmer: The Hillside, Jane Smiley
  75. Dorothy and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of Dorothy Sayers and C.S. Lewis, Gina Delfonzo
  76. SS-GB, Len Deighton
  77. Deja Dead, Kathy Reichs
  78. Star Trek: Collateral Damage, David Mack
  79. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, Donald Robertson
  80. Star Trek: The Weight of Worlds, Greg Cox
  81. Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution, Menno Shielthuzen
  82. King, Ben Kane
  83. The Sleeping Beauty, Mercedes Lackey
  84. Beauty and the Werewolf, Mercedes Lackey
  85. Shotguns and Stagecoaches: The Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo, John Boessenecker
  86. The Ghost Brigades, John Scalzi
  87. Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Lisa Randall
  88. American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI, Kate Winkler Dawson
  89. Faith Seeking Freedom: Libertarian Christian Answers to Tough Questions, Norman Horn
  90. Bonaparte’s Invaders, Richard Howard
  91. Death’s Acre: Inside the […] Body Farm, William Bass
  92. Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Live, Death, and Art, Rebecca Wragg Sykes
  93. Letters to an American Lady, C.S. Lewis
  94. The Abolition of Sanity: C.S. Lewis on the Consequences of Modernism, Steve Turley
  95. The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town, Brian Alexander
  96. Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and her Crew, Michael Leinback
  97. The Burning Blue: The Untold Story of Christina McAuliffe and the Challenger Disaster, Kevin Cook
  98. The Apollo Murders, Chris Hadfield
  99. Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and Terry Prachett
  100. Metropolis: A History of the City, Ben Wilson
  101. The Last Colony, John Scalzi
  102. Handprints on Hubble, Kathryn Sullivan
  103. Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to be So Hated, Gore Vidal
  104. Monk Habits for Everyday People, Dennis Okholm
  105. Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity, Anthony Esolen
  106. Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism is Corrupting our Future, Ben Shapiro
  107. Star Trek My Brothers Keeper: Republic, Michael Jan Friedman
  108. Star Trek My Brothers Keeper: Constitution, Michael Jan Friedman
  109. Star Trek My Brothers Keeper: Enterprise, Michael Jan Friedman
  110. Fighting for Space: Two Pilots and their Historic Battle for Female Spaceflight, Amy Shira Teitel
  111. Rachel’s Holiday, Marian Keyes
  112. Terror of Demons: Reclaiming Catholic Masculinity, Kennedy Hall
  113. Be a Man! Becoming the Man God Created You To Be, Fr. Larry Richards
  114. Libertarians on the Prairie, Christina Woodside
  115. You Suck, Christopher Moore
  116. After Humanity: A Guide to C.S. Lewis’ Abolition of Man, Michael Ward
  117. The Kaiju Preservation Society, John Scalzi
  118. Sex Scandal: The Drive to Abolish Male and Female, Ashley McGuire
  119. Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization, Paul Kriawaczek
  120. Imperial America: Reflections on the United States of Amnesia, Gore Vidal
  121. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  122. The End of Gender: Debunking Myths about Sex and Identity In Our Society, Debra Soh
  123. The Hacking of the American Mind, Robert Lustig
  124. Johnny the Walrus, Matt Walsh
  125. Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the World Under the Sea, Julia Rothman
  126. Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why it Matters, Steve Koonin
  127. Is This Wi-Fi Organic? Spotting Misleading Science Online, Dave Farina
  128. Marine Combat Correspondent: World War 2 in the Pacific, Sam Stavisky
  129. Saving America’s Amazon, Ben Raines
  130. The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, Tom Woods
  131. Persuasion, Jane Austen
  132. Overlord: D-Day and the Invasion of Europe, Albert Marrin
  133. Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town, Chuck Marohn
  134. Victory in the Pacific, Albert Marrin
  135. A Preface to Paradise Lost, C.S. Lewis
  136. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, David Brooks
  137. Recursion, Blake Crouch
  138. The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the 21st Century, Jacqueline Olds & Richard Schwartz
  139. Dark Matter, Blake Crouch
  140. The Road to Character, David Brooks
  141. On Love, Alain de Botton
  142. Act of Oblivion, Robert Harris
  143. An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the World Around Us, Ed Yong
  144. Love Your Enemies: How Decent People can Save America from the Culture of Contempt, Arthur Brooks
  145. The Skeptic’s Guide to the Future, Steven Novella et. al.
  146. Survival City: Adventures Among the Returns of Atomic America, Tom Vanderbilt
  147. Out of the Jungle: Jimmy Hoffa and the Remaking of the American Working Class, Thaddaeus Russell
  148. Unstitched: My Journey to Understand Opioid Addiction and How People and Communities can Heal, Brett Ann Stanciu
  149. Life and Death in the Third Reich, Peter Fritzsche
  150. What They Forgot to Teach You in School, Alain de Botton & The School of Life
  151. Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, Michon Mackedon
  152. Armstrong (Custer of the West #1), H. W. Crocker II
  153. America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Grogshops and Speakeasies, Christine Sismondo
  154. Afternoons with Harper Lee, Wayne Flynt
  155. Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee
  156. Atticus Finch: The Biography, Joseph Crespino
  157. Hooked: The Pitfalls of Media, Technology, and Social networking, Gregory Jantz
  158. The Every, Dave Eggers
  159. Together: The Power of Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, Vivek Murthy
  160. Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America, Beth Macy
  161. My Southern Journey, Rick Bragg
  162. Somebody Told Me: The Newspaper Stories of Rick Bragg, Rick Bragg
  163. The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War, H.W. Crocker II
  164. Upgrade, Blake Crouch
  165. San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities, Michael Shellenberger
  166. You Are my Sunshine, Sean Dietrich
  167. The Old Man’s Boy Grows Older, Robert Ruark
  168. Lost on Purpose: Adventures of a 21st Century Mountain Man, Patrick Taylor
  169. Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast,Postcards from Ed Ed Abbey
  170. Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death, Peter Kreeft
  171. Eight Days in the Woods: The Making of the Blair Witch Project, Matt Blazi
  172. How it Went: Thirteen More Stories of the Port William Membership, Wendell Berry
  173. The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry

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1 Response to What I Read in 2022

  1. Cyberkitten says:

    Impressive, as always! I’ve read 6 of those…..

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