Books I Read in 2021

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an image with my stats of books read in 2021 from Goodreads

This year I managed to read 20 books, two more by the 18 targets in 2021.

This is four books more than I read in 2020 and 6 more compared with 2019.
I managed to read 5968 pages compared to 4852 pages in 2020, the shortest book being “The Inner Game of Tennis” of 134 pages and the longest “How to Bake a Perfect Life” of 416 pages. The average length in 2021 is 298 pages.
From 20 books, 9 non-fiction and 11 fiction. Interesting, I haven’t read any biographies this year.

My book ranking this year:

  1. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
  2. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker
  3. The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance by W. Timothy Gallwey
  4. The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo
  5. An Absent Mind by Eric Rill
  6. Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life by Ozan Varol
  7. Zen: The Art of Simple Living by Shunmyō Masuno
  8. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  9. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  10. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  11. How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen
  12. Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
  13. Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho
  14. How to Bake a Perfect Life by Barbara O’Neal
  15. Nigel: My Family and Other Dogs by Monty Don
  16. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment by Robert Wright
  17. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
  18. My Husband’s Daughter by Emma Robinson
  19. This Is Happiness by Niall Williams
  20. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh