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2018
My Year in Books
10,720
pages read
25
books read
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This is my journey in books for 2018!


The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
Shortest Book
246
pages
Grant by Ron Chernow
Longest Book
1,074
pages

Average book length in 2018
428
pages

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Most Popular
377,985
people also shelved
Confessions of a Food Catholic by Douglas Wilson
Least Popular
389
people also shelved

Wynn’s average rating for 2018
4.4
4.4

Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.50 average

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Wynn’s first review of the year

it was amazing
Having loved the film of the same name, I was delighted to find the book devote so many chapters to the lives of these women at Langley during and just after WWII. The book goes deeper as you would expect in a historical narrative, but it also goes much broader than the movie. It includes fascinating accounts of women like the brilliant Dorothy Hoover who helped design wings for jet planes.

The author holds in tension two compelling aspects of th
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WYNN’S 2018 BOOKS
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
it was amazing
The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg
Grant by Ron Chernow
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne
Titan by Ron Chernow
Suicide of the West by Jonah Goldberg
Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
it was amazing
The Taking of K-129 by Josh Dean
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy
William Tecumseh Sherman by James Lee McDonough
Confessions of a Food Catholic by Douglas Wilson
Islands of the Damned by R.V. Burgin
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
Countdown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter
The Free State of Jones by Victoria E. Bynum
The Coming Storm by Michael   Lewis
Dopesick by Beth Macy
Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by John August
it was amazing
On Reading Well by Karen Swallow Prior
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson
Indianapolis by Lynn Vincent
Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Wynn’s last review of the year

it was amazing
Larson shatters the perception that the Lusitania was a mere footnote to America's entry to WWI. If Titanic was the story of hubris vs. floating ice, this tale of disaster at sea is one of cold-blooded, state-sponsored murder. Though the sinking would eventually tip the balance of power in the worldwide conflagration and reshape history, Dead Wake is ultimately the telling of scores of interconnected human stories of luck, misfortune, life, death ...more
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