Dan Romero

2019 booklist

I had more time for reading this year. I also traveled to several new countries and tried to read a book related to the place I was visiting.

  1. Against the Grain
  2. Fentanyl, Inc.
  3. The Grid
  4. Inside the Mind of Xi Jinping
  5. The Arabs
  6. The Crusades through Arab Eyes
  7. The Code
  8. City of Fortune
  9. The Silk Roads
  10. Dominion
  11. Comandante: Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela
  12. Rise and Kill First
  13. The Italians
  14. Korea: The Impossible Country
  15. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
  16. Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History
  17. Fifty Inventions That Shaped The Modern Economy
  18. Delizia: The Epic History of Italians and Their Food
  19. Italian Cuisine: A Cultural History
  20. VC: An American History
  21. America’s Bitter Pill
  22. Amusing Ourselves to Death
  23. Latin: Story of a World Language
  24. The Sports Gene
  25. The Judgement of Paris
  26. Paris Reborn
  27. The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron
  28. 7 Powers
  29. The Story of Greece and Rome
  30. The Case Against Sugar
  31. How Asia Works (re-read)
  32. The Prize (re-read)
  33. 21 Lessons
  34. Atomic Habits
  35. The Fate of Rome
  36. Forbidden Nation
  37. The Gray Man
  38. Cash Nexus
  39. Sugar
  40. Delta-v

First published on December 16, 2019