Books I've read this year

A Listmania! list by B. D. Schwing (USA)
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The list author says: "These are the books I've read this year in order from favorite to least although I enjoyed them all. after the first few the order is arbitrary really. Also I'm sure I forgot some."
The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies---How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths
1.  The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies---How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths by Michael Shermer
The list author says:
  "Best book I've read in a few years"
$20.97   Used & New from: $3.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2.  Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris
$8.70   Used & New from: $3.72
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews)

American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right
3.  American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right by Markos Moulitsas Zúniga
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
4.  The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris
$13.08   Used & New from: $6.22
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (481 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fifteen Biggest Lies about the Economy: And Everything Else the Right Doesn't Want You to Know about Taxes, Jobs, and Corporate America
5.  The Fifteen Biggest Lies about the Economy: And Everything Else the Right Doesn't Want You to Know about Taxes, Jobs, and Corporate America by Joshua Holland
$10.97   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
6.  The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
Used & New from: $1.92
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (542 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind
7.  Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind by Matthew M. Hurley
Used & New from: $8.39
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free
8.  Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free by Charles P. Pierce
$9.38   Used & New from: $1.67
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (285 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fallacy of Fine-Tuning: Why the Universe Is Not Designed for Us
9.  The Fallacy of Fine-Tuning: Why the Universe Is Not Designed for Us by Victor J. Stenger
$19.28   Used & New from: $7.00
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
10.  The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
$21.33   Used & New from: $4.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (276 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives
11.  Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives by Dean Buonomano
$19.19   Used & New from: $1.71
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
12.  Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. Dennett
$14.45   Used & New from: $3.25
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (257 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Divine Hiddenness and Human Reason (Cornell Studies in the Philosophy of Religion)
13.  Divine Hiddenness and Human Reason (Cornell Studies in the Philosophy of Religion) by J. L. Schellenberg
$19.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

God Virus, The: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture
14.  God Virus, The: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture by Darrel W. Ray
$11.36   Used & New from: $7.14
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them
15.  20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them by Ronald Tobias
Used & New from: $1.19
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting
16.  Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee
$28.42   Used & New from: $16.93
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (383 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Wallflower 1: Yamatonadeshiko Shichihenge (Wallflower: Yamatonadeshiko Shichihenge)
17.  The Wallflower 1: Yamatonadeshiko Shichihenge (Wallflower: Yamatonadeshiko Shichihenge) by Tomoko Hayakawa
The list author says:
  "I read volumes 1-10"
Used & New from: $1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Negima! Magister Negi Magi, Vol. 25
18.  Negima! Magister Negi Magi, Vol. 25 by Ken Akamatsu
The list author says:
  "I read volumes 25-30"
Used & New from: $1.82
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Force: Character Design from Life Drawing
19.  Force: Character Design from Life Drawing by Mike Mattesi
$28.09   Used & New from: $20.05
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints (Write Great Fiction)
20.  Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints (Write Great Fiction) by Nancy Kress
$14.55   Used & New from: $5.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy (Back Bay Readers' Pick)
21.  C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy (Back Bay Readers' Pick) by Jeff Sharlet
$13.31   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

The Grand Design
22.  The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking
$18.93   Used & New from: $3.67
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (707 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

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