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2022: Top Books

Highlights from reading in 2022. The order is irrelevant.

These are from titles I read last year, not necessarily published in 2022.


  1. Todd Mitchell, Breakthrough
  2. Ian Urbina, Outlaw Ocean
  3. Roman Dial, The Adventurer’s Son
  4. Dan Connolly, 100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
  5. Craig Childs, Tracing Time
  6. Erika Krouse, Tell Me Everything
  7. Bob Dylan, Chronicles
  8. Susan Orlean, The Library Book
  9. Ted Conover, Cheap Land Colorado


  1. C. Joseph Greaves, Hard Twisted.
  2. Josh Stallings, Tricky *
  3. Lee Durkee, The Last Taxi Driver
  4. Jeffrey Fleishman, Last Dance
  5. Alex Segura, Secret Identity *
  6. Gwen Florio, The Truth Of It All
  7. Stewart O’Nan, Ocean State
  8. William Kent Krueger, Lightning Strike
  9. Jonathan Evison, Small World
  10. Chris Holm, Child Zero
  11. Matt Goldman, Gone to Dust
  12. James Sallis, Sarah Jane
  13. Barbara Nickless, At First Light
  14. Richard Currey, Lost Highway
  15. Erin Flanagan, Deer Season *
  16. South Central Noir
  17. C. Matthew Smith, Twentymile *
  18. Lisa C. Taylor, Impossibly Small Spaces
  19. Eli Cranor, Don’t Know Tough
  20. Chuck Greaves, The Chimera Club
  21. James Sallis, The Long-Legged Fly
  22. Alan McMonagle, Ithaca
  23. James W. Ziskin, Bombay Monsoon
  24. Karen Odden, Under A Veiled Moon *
  25. David Mitchell, Utopia Avenue

* With author Q & A