By Dom Nozzi
The following is a list of the best books I read in 2013 (out of the 70 I read in 2013). Books selected for this list are those that have left a lasting impression on me. Books with ideas that I find myself thinking about or talking about long after I have read the book. Books that have changed the way I think about important issues.
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, by Charles Montgomery (2013)
God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis, by Tom Hickman (2013)
Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, by Jeremy Scahill (2013)
The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America, by David Domke and Kevin Coe (2010)
Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control, by Medea Benjamin (2013)
Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father — And How We Can Fix It, by David Goldhill (2013)
Who Stole the American Dream?, by Hedrick Smith (2012)
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time, by Jeff Speck (2012)
Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, & Why Universities Won’t Admit It, by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor (2012)
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