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Michael David Cobb
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2018

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This is my journey in books for 2018!

TOTALS
I read 17,397 pages across 44 books Img bookstack 72

The Bengali Mystic by David Lane
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SHORTEST BOOK
110 pages
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LONGEST BOOK
945 pages
Lonesome Dove
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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
AVERAGE LENGTH
395 pages

MOST POPULAR
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The Odyssey
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The Odyssey by Homer
The Bengali Mystic by David Lane
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MICHAEL DAVID COBB’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018 really liked it
4.0

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
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4.48 average
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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Michael David Cobb’s first review of the year
really liked it
I'm giving this 3.5 stars. It started off brilliantly and then over time it lost its charm. There's not enough derring do in this but that doesn't make it a dud, but after 300 pages you wonder how far it goes.

In the end, the metaphor doesn't quite extend. This is the story of a small life lived in a grand but not grandiose style, but it doesn't say quite so much about Russia as it might have and it started to, nor quite so much about the conflic
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MICHAEL DAVID COBB’S 2018 BOOKS
The Bengali Mystic by David Lane
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Terms of Enlistment by Marko Kloos
The Kremlin's Candidate by Jason  Matthews
Agent in Place by Mark Greaney
it was amazing
12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
Empire by Niall Ferguson
MirrorWorld by Jeremy Robinson
Zero Hour by Craig Alanson
The Internet of Money by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker
I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
it was amazing
Ghosts by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
Deliverance by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
Hell Divers by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe
The Singularity Trap by Dennis E. Taylor
The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
it was amazing
The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Legionnaire by Jason Anspach
Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Commune by Joshua Gayou
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
Principles by Ray Dalio
Star Wars by Timothy Zahn
The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson
The Knight by Gene Wolfe
Maps of Meaning by Jordan B. Peterson
it was amazing
The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi
Mavericks by Craig Alanson
The Odyssey by Homer
Dr. Seuss Goes to War by Richard H. Minear
The Wizard by Gene Wolfe
Power Down by Ben Coes
The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin
it was amazing
Commune by Joshua Gayou
Death's End by Liu Cixin
The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff
The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff
Michael David Cobb’s last review of the year
really liked it
The book is a long and sometimes tedious explanation of what we all know to be true - that undergraduates are slightly unhinged and that colleges treat them as a market, not as adults. A 10-30% minority of students who are willing to advocate for violent action against offensive speech have upset rationality on the American campus. iGen girls are committing suicide at an alarming rate due to the outsized influence of social media. Threats to libe ...more
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2018 READING
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Michael David Cobb read 44 out of 40 books.
 
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