Best Books I Read in 2013

By Dom Nozzi

The following books are the best books I read in 2013. They are books that influenced how I see the world, and many are the books I most refer back to in conversations with others.

And they certainly inspired me, through the sheer intellectual enjoyment of reading them at the time, to read voraciously in a never-ending search for further epiphanies.

Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, Montgomery, by Charles

God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis, by Hickman, Tom

The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives & Culture, by Ray, Darrel

Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, by Scahill, Jeremy

The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America, by Domke, David and Kevin Coe

Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control, by Benjamin, Medea

Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father — And How We Can Fix It, by Goldhill, David

Who Stole the American Dream?, by Smith, Hedrick

Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time, by Speck, JeffWalkable-City-cover_233_4839

Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, & Why Universities Won’t Admit It, by Sander, Richard & Stuart Taylor          ________________________________________________________


About Dom Nozzi

Urban designer, Complete Streets instructor, smart growth specialist, town planner, walkable & bikeable streets & trails specialist, writer, editor, speaker, world adventurer, skier, kayaker, SCUBA diver, bicyclist, hiker, dancer, book reader, urbanist. Make my own beer, wine, pasta, bread. Live by the motto that it is the things we do NOT do that we later regret. Life is too short to not live it to the fullest.
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