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2020
My Year in Books
17,846
pages read
58
books read
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This is my journey in books for 2020!


Šiandien karaliai mums pasakas seka by Milda Pleitaitė
Shortest Book
48
pages
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
Longest Book
817
pages

Average book length in 2020
307
pages

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Most Popular
2,893,073
people also shelved
Šiandien karaliai mums pasakas seka by Milda Pleitaitė
Least Popular
3
people also shelved

Ernesta’s average rating for 2020
3.4
3.4

Petro imperatorė by Kristina Sabaliauskaitė
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.52 average

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Ernesta’s first review of the year

it was amazing
Powerful and terrifying. The “greater good” justifies all horrors in a society built on institutionalised mistrust, state-sanctioned racism, forced labour-cum-death penalty, and systemic rape. Beautiful prose, breathtaking story.
“There is more than one kind of freedom,” said Aunt Lydia. “Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don’t underrate it.”

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ERNESTA’S 2020 BOOKS
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
it was amazing
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
The Most Good You Can Do by Peter Singer
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
The Vegetarian by Han Kang
A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
Unsafe Thinking by Jonah Sachs
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
it was amazing
Carry On, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Startide Rising by David Brin
Microeconomics by Jeffrey M. Perloff
A Canticle For Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
The Second Treatise of Government by John Locke
Quiet by Susan Cain
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
liked it
Kant by Immanuel Kant
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
Politics by Aristotle
Common Wealth by Jeffrey D. Sachs
The Bottom Billion by Paul Collier
Transit Maps of the World by Mark Ovenden
The Unfair Share by Hüman After All
Rudnosiuko raštai by Vytautas V. Landsbergis
The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling
Aušvico tatuiruotojas by Heather   Morris
Poor Economics by Abhijit V. Banerjee
it was amazing
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
A Theory of Justice by John Rawls
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Paskutinieji liudytojai by Svetlana Alexievich
Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
Petro imperatorė by Kristina Sabaliauskaitė
Audible Theatre Collection by Sophocles
Candide by Voltaire
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
it was amazing
The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan
Milkman by Anna Burns
The Shadow of the Sun by Ryszard Kapuściński
it was amazing
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free by Cory Doctorow
The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Understanding Conflict and Violence by Tim Jacoby
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Odyssey by Homer
Ten, kur gieda vėžiai by Delia Owens
really liked it
Theories of Violent Conflict by Jolle Demmers
Dievas visada keliauja incognito by Laurent Gounelle
Šiandien karaliai mums pasakas seka by Milda Pleitaitė

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Ernesta’s last review of the year

it was amazing
I’ve read a fair few books about the Holocaust. I’ve visited museums and exhibitions. I’ve walked around Nazi concentration camps in Germany. The memory of the genocide fills me with shame. I know I wasn’t there. But my forefathers were. In Lithuania, 95% of the Jews were massacred, many murdered with the help of the locals. Today, we remember our pain under the brutal Soviet regime. And yet we feign ignorance when the conversation turns to the H ...more
2020 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
2020 READING
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Ernesta Orlovaitė read 58 out of 52 books.
 
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