In years past, I’ve posted my top 20 reads of the year, but, if I did that this year, I’d be ignoring all of the fantastic literature that helped me cope with 2020.
So, I’ve decided to make my favorite reads a three-part series.
Let’s start with my favorite nonfiction reads!
- Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Pérez–published 2019–feminist nonfiction–five stars.
- Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall–published 2020–feminist nonfiction–five stars.
- Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch–published 2019–humanities/linguistics–five stars.
- We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby–published 2017–memoir/essays–five stars.
- Untamed by Glennon Doyle–published 2020–memoir/essays/self-help–four stars.
- Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence by Kristen R. Ghodsee–published 2018–feminism/politics–four stars.
- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein–published 2017–history/race/politics–four stars.
- You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy-published 2020–psychology-four stars.
- Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow–published 2019–general nonfiction/crime–four stars.
- Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris–published 2016–education/race–four stars.
(All cover art is taken from Goodreads.)
Thoughts? Any discussion is welcome!
For a full list of what I read in 2020, you can check out my reading challenge on Goodreads.