For quite a few years, I’ve enjoyed reading the posts of several bloggers who are trying to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I’ve also wanted to find a good way for me to keep track of the books I’ve read. And it gives me a good reading target to shoot for.

Last year, I read 79 books, exceeding my goal by quite a bit. Or, more accurately, I listed 79 books that I read. I “read” many business books in the form of getAbstract summaries and I don’t list books that might reveal certain things I might (or might not) be working on.

I’m doing the same thing in 2018. My approach is the same in previous years – I’ll simply update this post from time to time from time to time throughout the year as I finish books.

I’ve enjoyed doing this challenge every year and hope you find the list useful. And I encourage you to take the challenge yourself.

I welcome your recommendations of good books I might read this year.

As Bill Taylor says, “Are you learning as fast as the world is changing?” Challenging yourself to read 52 books is probably a good way to start to answer that question.












10. Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson


9. The Martian, Andy Weir
8. The One Thing, Gary Keller
7. American Nations, Colin Woodward
6. The Four Steps to Epiphany, Steve Blank
5. Living Forward, Michael Hyatt
4. Encore, Marc Freedman
3. Portfolio Life, David Corbett
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson
1. Urn Burial, Kerry Greenwood

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