On Deck: My Books for 2019


“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” – Austin Phelps

  1. Leonardo DaVinci – Walter Isaacson
  2. The Medici – Paul Strathern
  3. The Revenge of Analog – David Sax
  4. Heavy – Kiese Laymon
  5. A Drinkable Feast – Philip Greene
  6. Heat – Bill Buford
  7. G’morning, G’night – Lin-Manuel Miranda
  8. The Good Neighbor, the Life and Work of Fred Rogers – Maxwell King
  9. Winners Take All (The Elite Charade of Changing the World) – Anand Giridharadas
  10. These Truths – Jill Lepore
  11. Maeve in America – Maeve Higgins
  12. The Coddling of the American Mind – Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt
  13. Educated – Tara Westover
  14. Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert
  15. I Wear the Black Hat – Chuck Klostermann

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Matt DeSiena is the VP, Digital Strategy at Saatchi Wellness and leads membership initiatives on the board of the Cobble Hill Association. He mostly eats pizza.

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