Books read in 2016 Q1

Now that the first quarter of 2016 is already behind us, it is time to post another book report. My goal this year is to read 50 books. I finished 13 in Q1, a little ahead of schedule. I shouldn’t be too smug though, since 2 of these 13 books were mostly done last year.

Here are the books I finished in the past three months:

  1. Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo
  2. 1Q84 Book 1 by Haruki Murakami
  3. The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You by Helen Wang
  4. Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C.S. Lewis
  5. 1Q84 Book 2 by Haruki Murakami
  6. Insomnia by Stephen King
  7. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  8. Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  9. Classic Christianity: Life’s Too Short to Miss the Real Thing by Bob George
  10. Finders Keepers by Stephen King
  11. A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II by Adam Makos & Larry Alexander
  12. China’s Megatrends: The 8 Pillars of a New Society by John Naisbitt & Doris Naisbitt
  13. To Have and Have Not by  Ernest Hemingway

It is quite a hodgepodge as usual. The books by Haruki Murakami and Stephen King are as good as can be expected; Kite Runner is a powerful book albeit sad; The Unbearable Lightness of Being has been on my to-read list for decades; A Higher Call tells an inspiring story; The two books on China have some good insights but are not among my favorites.

Keep reading… till the next report.Books 2016Q1

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