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Matt Mcmanus
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2018

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This is my journey in books for 2018!

TOTALS
I read 8,942 pages across 31 books Img bookstack 40

The Colonel by Peter Watts
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SHORTEST BOOK
36 pages
The Colonel
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LONGEST BOOK
1,010 pages
Anathem
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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
AVERAGE LENGTH
288 pages

MOST POPULAR
2,251,862
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Introduction to OKRs by Christina Wodtke
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LEAST POPULAR
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Introduction to OKRs
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MATT’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
4.1

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
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4.64 average
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Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
Matt’s first review of the year
really liked it
I attended a book swap party for a friend not long ago. I came home with this book. I’d never heard of it, but how could I not be interested in Vonnegut?

This short book is wonderful. It’s nothing like I expected and everything I could have hoped for. In it, you follow the story of Howard Campbell Jr, as told by himself while in prison for war crimes committed during World War II. The reality is, he was a double agent, working effectiv
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MATT’S 2018 BOOKS
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
Introduction to OKRs by Christina Wodtke
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
it was amazing
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Anathem by Neal Stephenson
The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr
Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
Blindsight by Peter Watts
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
it was amazing
The Colonel by Peter Watts
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
Echopraxia by Peter Watts
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
it was amazing
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Idolatry of God by Peter Rollins
Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
The Way of the Heart by Henri J.M. Nouwen
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
How to Be Free by Epictetus
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
it was amazing
No god but God by Reza Aslan
Letters to the Church by Francis Chan
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
Matt’s last review of the year
it was amazing
This beautiful book, written in 1903, is about race and America. It is a collection of essays; some history, some critique, some stories, some journals. They are gathered together to form a comprehensive picture of life for the African American at the turn of the 20th century. It’s author, W.E.B. De Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.

Reading this book shook me
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2018 READING
CHALLENGE
Matt Mcmanus read 31 out of 30 books.
 
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