Top 10 Best Books Read in 2018

Top 10 Best Books Read in 2018 December 14, 2018

The following are the top ten best books I’ve read since this time last year–in alphabetical order by the author’s last name because agonizing over a precise order would take all the fun out of remembering these books:

  1. Facund Alvaredo, et alWorld Inequality Report 
  2. Martin Ford, Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future Ford
  3. Jim Holt, When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
  4. Yascha Mounk, The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It 
  5. Samuel Moyn, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World
  6. Richard Prum, The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World – and Us
  7. Bruce Schneier, Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
  8. Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition
  9. Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
  10. Reginald Ray, The Awakening Body: Somatic Meditation for Discovering Our Deepest Life  

 

Previous Lists

Best Books Read in 2017

Best Books Read in 2016

Best Books Read in 2015

Best Books Read in 2014

Best Books Read in 2013

Best Books Read in 2012

Best Books Read in 2011

Best Books Read in 2010

 

The Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg is a certified spiritual director, a D.Min. graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary, and the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick, Maryland. Follow him on Facebook (facebook.com/carlgregg) and Twitter (@carlgregg).

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