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Best books you read in 2018

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I've mainly been reading and listening to non-fiction.

Some of the best I got through this year have been...

 

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

They Take Our Jobs (and 20 other myths about immigration) by Aviva Chomsky

Pro Bono by Mikkel Thorup

Call Them By Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion by Tansy E. Hoskins

Destruction and Human Remains: Disposal & Concealment Genocide and Mass Violence by Elizabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

Late Victorian Holocausts by Mike Davis

Alt-America by David Niewert

First Contact: The Cult of Progress by David Olusoga

Capitalism Vs Freedom: The Toll Road To Serfdom by Rob Larson

How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan

The History of the World in Seven Cheap Things by Raj Patel

The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the DIsaster Capitalists by Naomi Klein

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble

How Will Capitalism End by Wolfgang Streeck

Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber

Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4Chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right by Angela Nagle

Where Freedom Starts: Sex, Power, Violence, #MeToo by Verso Books

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and new Technologies of Power by Byung-Chul Han

Kill Chain: Drones and the Rise of the High Tech Assassins by Andrew Cockburn

Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of WW1 to the Streets of Today by Anna Feigenbaum

The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

How To Survive a Plague by David France

Brit(Ish) by Afua Hirsch

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

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Best of 2018 -

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

Florida by Lauren Groff

 

Best Books Published Before 2018 But I Loved Them in 2018 -

Arcadia by Lauren Groff

Homesick For Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

 

Honorable Mention -

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King

 

In conclusion, you should be reading Ottessa Moshfegh.

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