From the statistics gathered by Goodreads, here’s everything I rated five stars (which to me means will-reread-again) in 2011:

  1. A Memory of Wind, Rachel Swirsky
  2. The Lifecycle of Software Objects, Ted Chiang
  3. Steering the Craft, Ursula K. Le Guin
  4. Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth Dimension, Rudy Rucker
  5. Nine Princes in Amber, Roger Zelazny
  6. Story Engineering, Larry Brooks
  7. Meanwhile, Jason Shiga
  8. Earth Abides, George R. Stewart
  9. Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About, Donald E. Knuth
  10. 3:16, Donald E. Knuth
  11. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline
  12. Comedy in a Minor Key, Hans Keilson, Damion Searls (translator)
  13. A Fire Upon the Deep [*], Vernor Vinge
  14. Stripped bare – a light-hearted guide to getting the most out of writers’ critique groups, Patty Jansen
  15. The Road, Cormac McCarthy
  16. Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson
  17. 7th Sigma, Steven Gould
  18. Anathem [*], Neal Stephension
The ones marked with [*] were re-reads, though yep, I’ll re-read ’em again. I hope you can get as much enjoyment out of these titles as I did.