This year I read even more books than last, going from 32 to 40. As with last year, there were a number of e-books mixed in, especially a bunch from David DuChemin’s Craft & Vision website.
Non-Fiction Book of the Year (General)
In the non-fiction category, House of Rain is a compelling history of the ancient Anasazi culture in the southwest.
Non-Fiction Book of the Year (Technical)
In work-related reading, there can be no other choice beside the Big Nerd Ranch Guide to iOS Programming. There’s a good reason that almost every programming post I made this year tied back to this book.
Fiction Book of the Year
For fiction, the nod goes to the sci-fi classic Dune. How I made it this long without reading the book is a mystery.
The Complete List
- On Writing Well
- iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 2nd ed.
- Denver Art Museum: Highlights from the Collection
- Programming in Objective-C, 2nd Ed.
- What to Expect the Toddler Years
- Belvedere Museum
- The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans
- The Balkans: from Constantinople to Communism
- The Power of Less
- George Harrison: Living in the Material World
- Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: The Masterpieces Guide
- House of Rain
- Walker Evans Signs
- Making It All Work
- Vision is Better
- Venice, The Print & The Process
- Vision in Motion
- Top 10 Common HDR Mistakes
- The Magic of Black & White, Part 3- Nine Photos
- Iceland Print & Process
- Top Sights Travel Guide: Cologne
- Top Sights Travel Guide: Frankfurt
- Aachen- your ebook city guide
- Close to Home
- Vision Driven
- Alexander III and Zoe
- Light & Land
- Essays on Inspiration
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
- The Power that Preserves
- Through the Looking Glass
- Fate of the Jedi: Outcast
- The Wizard of Oz
- Siri & Me: A Modern Love Story
- Lost Tribe of the Sith #7: Pantheon
- Lost Tribe of the Sith #8: Secrets