Reading List

Continuing my yearly challenge of reading more! Here’s a list of books I read in 2017 (favorites are marked with an asterisk)

  1. Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez*
  2. All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, by Rebecca Traister
  3. Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple
  4. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead
  5. Kafka By The Shore, by Haruki Marakumi
  6. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
  7. Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan
  8. Grit, by Angela Duckworth*
  9. On Writing, by Stephen King
  10. Tools of Titans, by Tim Ferris
  11. Moonlight, by Michael Chabon
  12. Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders
  13. Mindset, by Carol Dweck
  14. Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg
  15. Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay
  16. The Girls, by Emma Cline
  17. A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan
  18. The Mothers, by Brit Bennett*
  19. On the Move, by Oliver Sacks
  20. Swing Time, by Zadie Smith
  21. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett
  22. China Rich Girlfriend, by Kevin Kwan
  23. The Romanovs, by Simon
  24. Quiet, by Susan Cain
  25. Sour Heart, by Jenny Zhang
  26. A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara
  27. Creativity, Inc, by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
  28. And the Pursuit of Happiness, by Maria Kalman
  29. Hicksville, by Dylan Horrocks
  30. Men Explain Things to Me, by Rebecca Solnit
  31. Tomboy, by Liz Prince
  32. Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson
  33. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi*
  34. Small Victories, by Julia Turshen
  35. Tenth of December, by George Saunders

Here’s the list of books from 2016.

  1. Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow
  2. The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  3. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie*
  4. Why Not Me?, by Mindy Kaling
  5. Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, by Sarah Vowell
  6. Where’d You Go Bernadette?, by Maria Sample
  7. Room, by Emma Donoghue
  8. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  9. Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
  10. This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Diaz*
  11. Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  12. Originals, by Adam Grant*
  13. A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan
  14. The First Collection of Criticism by A Living Female Rock Critic, by Jessica Hopper
  15. H is for Hawk, by Helen MacDonald
  16. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz*
  17. In Other Words, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  18. Hamilton: The Revolution, by Jeremy McCarter and Lin-Manuel Miranda
  19. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff
  20. David and Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
  21. Open City, by Teju Cole
  22. Rising Strong, by Brene Brown
  23. Eligible, by Curtis Sittenfeld
  24. I Was Told There Would Be Cake, by Sloane Crosley
  25. The Clasp, by Sloane Crosley
  26. Homecoming, by Yaa Gyasi*
  27. The View From The Cheap Seats, by Neil Gaiman
  28. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugindes
  29. In the Company of Women, by Grace Bonney
  30. Designing Your Life, by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans*