Brandon Smith

Dec 31, 2018

15 min read
A collection of book covers for the books Brandon Smith read in 2018.

What I Read in 2018

8,367 pages across 28 books

1. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

2. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life … And Maybe the World

3. Hyperion

4. Gamestorming

5. Start With Why

6. Intercom on Onboarding

7. Design is Storytelling

8. Leaders Eat Last

9. The Fall of Hyperion

10. Children of Time

11. And Then There Were None

12. Microcopy: The Complete Guide

13. I Will Teach You to Be Rich

14. Good to Great

15. Neverwhere

16. The Night Circus

17. A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

18. Norse Mythology

19. Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

20. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

21. The Talent Code

22. A Monster Calls

23. The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)

24. The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea

25. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

  • An insightful historical piece
  • A comedy
  • A tragedy
  • A coming-of-age tale
  • and so much more than a bullet point list.

26. The Ocean at the End of the Lane

27. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

28. Educated: A Memoir

That’s 2018 for you.