2017 Reading List

Akhil Reed Amar – America’s Constitution: A Biography

Matthew Spalding – The Heritage Guide to the Constitution: Fully Revised Second Edition

Christopher Moore – Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

Roxane Gay – Bad Feminist

Rebecca Solnit – Men Explain Things to Me

Jonathan Eig – The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – We Should All Be Feminists

Simone de Beauvoir – The Second Sex

Charles J. Shields – And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life

George Orwell – Homage to Catalonia

John Hooper – The New Spaniards

Carlos Ruiz Zafón – The Shadow of the Wind

Giles Tremlett – Ghosts Of Spain: Travels Through Spain And Its Silent Past

Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale

Carson McCullers – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

George Saunders – Lincoln in the Bardo

A.O. Scott – Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

George Saunders – Tenth of December

Sean L. Maloney – The Modern Lovers (The 331/3 Series)

Ta-Nehisi Coates – Between the World and Me

Neil Landau w/ Matthew Frederick – 101 Things I Learned in Film School

Haruki Murakami – What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Marilynne Robinson – Gilead

Rob Sheffield – Dreaming the Beatles: A Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

John Richardson – A Life of Picasso, Vol. 1: The Early Years, 1881-1906

Paul Beatty – The Sellout

Michel Houellebecq – Submission

Emily St. John Mandel – Station Eleven

Ottessa Moshfegh – Homesick for Another World

Francine Prose – Mister Monkey

Charles Yu – How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

Alexander Weinstein – Children of the New World

Omar El Akkad – American War

Mohsin Hamid – Exit West

Eugene Lim – Dear Cyborgs

Weike Wang – Chemistry

Lidia Yuknavitch – The Book of Joan

Elan Mastai – All our Wrong Todays

Nathan Hill – The Nix

Ernest Cline – Ready Player One

Blake Crouch – Dark Matter

Matt Gallagher – Youngblood

Steve Erickson – Shadowbahn

Rainbow Rowell – Landline

Courtney Maum – Touch

Lionel Shriver – The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047

D.T. Max – Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

Lizzy Goodman – Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

Richard Hell – I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp

David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest

Alan Moore & David Lloyd – V for Vendetta

Haruki Murakami – The Strange Library

Arthur Rimbaud – A Season in Hell

Alex Gilvarry – Eastman Was Here

David Lynch – Catching the Big Fish

Richard Brautigan – In Watermelon Sugar

Lao Tzu – Tao Te Ching

Howard Zinn – A People’s History of the United States

Ray Padgett – Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Art Spiegelman – Maus

Viet Thanh Nguyen – The Sympathizer

James H. Madison – Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana

Anthony DeCurtis – Lou Reed: A Life

Kim Zetter – Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon

Henepola Gunaratana – Mindfulness in Plain English

Thomas Pynchon – Gravity’s Rainbow

Kazuo Ishiguro – Never Let Me Go