My year in books — 2021

Fiction

At Night All Blood Is Black (by David Diop)

Children of Time (by Adrian Tchaikovsky)

Delta of Venus (by Anaïs Nin)

The Employees (by Olga Ravn)

Imperium (by Robert Harris)

Looking Backward, 2000–1887 (by Edward Bellamy)

The Lottery and Other Stories (by Shirley Jackson)

Machines Like Me (by Ian McEwan)

Queen of Storms (by Raymond E. Feist)

Railsea (by China Miéville)

Royal Assassin (by Robin Hobb)

Starsight (by Brandon Sanderson)

Fall: Or Dodge in Hell (by Neal Stephenson)

Non-fiction

An Atlas of Extinct Countries (by Gideon Defoe)

Black Sea: Coasts and Conquests; From Pericles to Putin (by Neal Ascherson)

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (by Amin Maalouf)

A Curious History of Sex (by Kate Lister)

How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island (by Egill Bjarnasson)

Invisible Women: Exposing Bias in a World Designed for Men (by Caroline Criado Pérez)

Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 (by Dorian Lynskey)

Pandora’s Jar: Women in the Greek Myths (by Natalie Haynes)

Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? (by Michael J. Sandel)

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (by Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson)

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