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2017 Books

2017 Books

The books I read this year... (hyperlinks go to posts)

  1. Badawi - Mohed Altrad
  2. Mules and Men - Zora Neale Hurston
  3. Puphead - John Jeremiah Sullivan
  4. The Little Drummer Girl - John Le Carré
  5. Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Joan Didion
  6. Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy - Mark Doty
  7. The Lifespan of a Fact - John D'Agata (author ) & Jim Fingal (fact-checker)
  8. Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel - Dan Ephron
  9. The Summer that Melted Everything - Tiffany McDaniel
  10. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson
  11. The Return - Hisham Matar
  12. The Yoga of Max's Discontent - Karan Bajaj
  13. The Spy Who Couldn't Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, An Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets - Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
  14. My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante
  15. Crazy Rich Asians - Kevin Kwan
  16. China Rich Girlfriend - Kevin Kwan
  17. All Who Go Do Not Return - Shulem Deen
  18. Waking Lions - Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
  19. Our Lady of the Nile - Scholastique Mukasonga
  20. The Queue - Basma Abdel Aziz
  21. American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes, and Trial of Patty Hearst - Jeffery Toobin
  22. Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History - Trevor R. Getz and Liz Clarke
  23. Enchanted Islands - Allison Amend
  24. Rich People Problems - Kevin Kwan
  25. Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation - Yossi Klein Halevi
  26. The Lost Book of the Grail - Charlie Lovett
  27. American War - Omar El Akkad
  28. Salt Houses - Hala Alyan
  29. The Idiot - Elif Batuman
  30. The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories - Penelope Lively
  31. Confession of the Lioness - Mia Couto
  32. A Horse Walks into a Bar - David Grossman
  33. The Summer Book - Tove Jammson
  34. Mr. Eternity - Aaron Their
  35. My Last Lament - James William Brown
  36. A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle
  37. The Mirror Thief - Martin Seay
  38. Everything That Rises Must Converge - Flannery O'Connor
  39. You Are One of Them - Elliott Holt
  40. The Amazons: Lives & Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World - Adrienne Mayor
  41. Lotería - Mario Alberto Zambrano
  42. On Such a Full Sea - Chang-Rae Lee
  43. All the Rivers - Dorit Rabinyan
  44. An Egyptian Novel - Orly Castel-Bloom
  45. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary - Simon Winchester
  46. New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 - Shelly Oria
  47. The Essex Serpent - Sarah Perry
  48.  The Epiphany Machine - David Burr Gerrard
  49. A Map of Betrayal - Ha Jin
  50. Kintu - Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
  51. the sun and her flowers - rupi kaur
  52. A Legacy of Spies - John Le Carré
  53. Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe - Kaka Kassabova
  54. The Vegetarian - Han Kang
  55. The Mapmaker’s Daughter - Laurel Corona
  56. Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora - Emily Raboteau
  57. North Haven - Sarah Moriarty
  58. Difficult Loves - Italo Calvino
  59. An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
  60. Red Rising - Pierce Brown
  61. Golden Son - Pierce Brown
  62. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House - Alyssa Mastromonaco with Lauren Oyler
  63. Morning Star - Pierce Brown
  64. Her Body And Other Parties - Carmen Maria Machado
  65. Impossible Views of the World - Lucy Ives
  66. Witches of America - Alex Mar
  67. Tribe: On Homecoming And Belonging - Sebastian Junger
  68. The Power - Naomi Alderman
  69. The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life - Lauren Markham
  70. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood - Trevor Noah
  71. Faithful - Alice Hoffman  
  72. Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
  73. The Ludwig Conspiracy - Oliver Pötzsch
  74. Home Fire - Kamila Shamsie
  75. My Cat Yugoslavia - Pajtim Statovci
  76. The Gate - François Bizot
  77. The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel - Uri Bar-Joseph  
  78. Dinner at the Center of the Earth - Nathan Englander 
  79. The Royal We - Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan
  80. Mother of All Pigs - Malu Halasa
  81. An Unkindness of Magicians - Kat Howard
  82. East West Street - Philippe Sands  
  83. The Marriage of Opposites - Alice Hoffman
  84. The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir - Ariel Levy
  85. We Were Eight Years in Power - Ta-Nehisi Coates
  86. The Hilltop - Assaf Gavron
  87. Annihilation - Jeff Vandermeer
  88. The Strays - Emily Bitto
  89. The End We Start From - Megan Hunter
  90. Sunshine State: Essays - Sarah Gerard
  91. Authority - Jeff Vandermeer  
  92. Acceptance - Jeff Vandermeer  
  93. The Girls - Emma Cline
  94. Meddling Kids - Edgar Cantero
  95. Touch - Courtney Maum
  96. Roses and Rot - Kat Howard
  97. White Tears - Hari Kunzru
  98. My Life With Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues - Pamela Paul
  99. A Separation - Katie Kitamura
  100. The Refrigerator Monologues - Catherynne M. Valente  
  101. And the 70+ books I read for my thesis....... 

Happy New Year  ✨🎉  

May 2018 be filled with lots of good books!

Go, Went, Gone

Go, Went, Gone

My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues

My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues