It’s time for my annual posting on my 10 favorite books of the prior year. In last year’s version, I said that 2020 was an “annus horribilis” – the term used by Queen Elizabeth following the death of Princess Diana. Well, I don’t know how to say “2021 may have been even worse” in Latin, but being someone who searches for the bright side (possibly even when there isn’t one), I will say that I continue to be grateful for books. I read voraciously, constantly, no matter how bogged down with work or other things I may be. Books take me away from the world — not always to a better place, but even a negative distraction is a distraction.
So here goes. Remember that my top 10 are all books that I read in 2021, not just books I read that were published in 2021. Continue Reading Another Year, Another Top Ten List