Reading List

Currently Reading
Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard
Dreamland by Sam Quinones

2017 Reading List
Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion
My Life on the Road
by Gloria Steinem
Version Control by Dexter Palmer
Into the Woods by Tana French
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Pearl by John Steinbeck
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson
Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

2016 Reading List
The Big Short by Michael Lewis
Zealot by Reza Aslan
The Widow by Fiona Barton
In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strand
Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
The Examined Life by Stephen Grosz
I’m Just a Person by Tig Notaro
Looking for Alaska by John Green
In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
Columbine by Dave Cullen
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
True Crime by James Renner
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Edie: American Girl by Jean Stein
Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
Faithful Place by Tana French
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Expatriats by Janice Yee
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

 2015 Reading List
Finding Ultra by Rich Roll
The Endurance by Caroline Alexander
My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
We Should All Be Feminists by Chamamanda Ngozi Adichie
Missoula by Jon Krakauer
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill
The Orphan Masters Son by David Ignatius
The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch

 2014 Reading List

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Where I Was From by Joan Didion
My Best Race by Chris Cooper
#Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso
11/22/63 by Stephen King
Tattos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
The Kid by Dan Savage

2013 Reading List

Nexus by Ramez Naam
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
Great with Child by Beth Ann Fennelly
Sway by Zachary Lazar
The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Rockabye by Rebecca Woolfe
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
How to Be Black by Baratunde Thurston
Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell
The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
Hatching Twitter by Nick Bolton
Defending Jacob by William Landay

2012 Reading List

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
Drift by Rachel Maddow
Just Kids by Patty Smith
The Wave by Susan Casey
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (re-read)
Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchel

2011 Reading List

Liars Poker by Michael Lewis
Stiff by Mary Roach
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Swimming to Antarctica by Lynne Cox
Let My People go Surfing
 by Yvon Chouinard
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Steig Larsson
This Is Where I Leave You by Johnathan Tropper
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
World War Z by Max Brooks

2010 Reading List

The Wild Trees by Richard Preston
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Disgrace by JM Coatzee
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
Last Days of the Incas by Kim MacQuarrie
Elementary Particles by Michel Mouellebecq
The Winner Stands Alone by Paolo Coelho
Blackwater by Jeremy Scahill
Tinkers by Paul Harding
Out of the Woods by Chris Offutt
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
K Blows Top by Peter Carlson
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll

§ 2 Responses to Reading List

  • Erika Bolden says:

    The list needs updating. And I don’t mean with What To Expect shit. Thanks!

    • meggawho says:

      um, 1Q84 is like 1,000 pages. (literally). plus i went through a no-reading phase in february where i had to watch all of weeds again, because the final season came out on netflix

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