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2019
My Year in Books
7,405
pages read
25
books read
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This is my journey in books for 2019!


I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss
Shortest Book
59
pages
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Longest Book
635
pages

Average book length in 2019
296
pages

American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Most Popular
1,484,188
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Impact Science by Bruno Sánchez-Andrade  Nuño
Least Popular
40
people also shelved

Mireille’s average rating for 2019
4.3
4.3

Impact Science by Bruno Sánchez-Andrade  Nuño
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.71 average

The Diagrams Book by Kevin Duncan

Mireille’s first review of the year

There are only a couple of new ideas for diagrams at the end of the book. Most concepts are super popular and not new. I would not buy it, but would skim through it if it was on a table in a coffee shop . I read the book through my safari books online subscription from O’Reilly media

MIREILLE’S 2019 BOOKS
The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
Endurance by Scott    Kelly
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
it was amazing
Countdown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter
How Buildings Learn by Stewart Brand
The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster
This Town by Mark Leibovich
The Diagrams Book by Kevin Duncan
Falling Up by Shel Silverstein
Take the Cannoli by Sarah Vowell
Mythos by Stephen Fry
Working by Robert A. Caro
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Go in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself by George Ornbo
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
Fierce Attachments by Vivian Gornick
How To by Randall Munroe
I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss
The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
Impact Science by Bruno Sánchez-Andrade  Nuño
it was amazing
Life Classic Photographs by John Loengard
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Mireille’s last review of the year

I was describing the book. I caught myself saying: it is a very honest book. It took me a second to remind myself it is technically in the "fiction" category.

I find some cultural similarities to Lebanon. I wonder, is it just Lebanon or other parts of the Mediterranean as well?

At the beginning of the book, Lila reminded me a bit of Cathy in Steinbeck's book "East of Eden". I found her a bit unsettling. Too honest, fearless and capable of cruelty
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