Book and Audiobook List for 2014

December 27, 2014

Reading

I almost kept my New Years resolution for 2014: read a lot more fiction, and read a couple of books about design. I nailed the fiction part. I only partially read some books about design.

Completed book list

The Silmarillion
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Bourne Identity
Written by Robert Ludlum
The Bourne Supremacy
Written by Robert Ludlum
The Bourne Ultimatum
Written by Robert Ludlum
The Sword in the Stone (Time Reading Program Special Edition)
Written by T.H. White
Rumblefish
Written by S.E. Hinton

Completed audiobook list

I have a pretty long commute, and audiobooks are great for making the long drive more tolerable. Simon Vance is a spectacular narrator.

The Fellowship of the Ring
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, narrated by Rob Inglis
The Two Towers
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, narrated by Rob Inglis
Return of the King
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, narrated by Rob Inglis
The Baker Street Letters
Written by Michael Robertson, narrated by Simon Vance
The Brothers of Baker Street
Written by Michael Robertson, narrated by Simon Vance
Speaker for the Dead
Written by Orson Scott Card, narrated By David Birney, Stefan Rudnicki
Xenocide
Written by Orson Scott Card, narrated By Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir, Amanda Karr, John Rubinstein, Stefan Rudnicki
Inkheart
Written by Cornelia Funke, narrated By Lynn Redgrave
Inkspell
Written by Cornelia Funke, narrated By Brendan Fraser
Inkdeath
Written by Cornelia Funke, narrated By Allan Corduner
Carry on, Jeeves
Written by P.G. Wodehouse, narrated By Martin Jarvis
Death Without Company
Written by Craig Johnson, narrated by George Guidall
The Cold Dish
Written by Craig Johnson, narrated by George Guidall
Dune
Written by Frank Herbert, narrated by Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, Simon Vance, Ilyana Kadushin
The Martian
Written by Andy Weir, Narrated by R.C. Bray
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle, narrated by Simon Vance
A Wanted Man
Written by Lee Child, narrated by Dick Hill
The Affair
Written by Lee Child, narrated by Dick Hill
</dl> #### Design books I had my nose in I found myself referring to these books a few times this year as waypoints and reference guides.
The Elements of Typographic Style
Written by Robert Bringhurst
Universal Principles of Design
Written by William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jill Butler
Information Dashboard Design: Displaying Data for At-a-Glance Monitoring
Written by Stephen Few