Reading Resolutions

Pumping up the reading volume one year at a time:

2018

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

The Carrying: Poems by Ada Limón

Sunshine State by Sarah Gerard

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Bestiary: Poems by Donika Kelly

Hunger by Roxane Gay

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Do The Work by Steven Pressfield

Gutshot by Amelia Gray

South and West: From a Notebook by Joan Didion

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood

Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids by Megan Daum

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Artemis by Andy Weir

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse

Total (so far): 28

2017

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

You Can’t Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Infinite Home by Kathleen Alcott

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Too Much and Not The Mood by Durga Chew-Bose

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The End of Everything by Megan Abbott

Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristen Radtke

Always Happy Hour: Stories by Mary Miller

The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot *

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

Outline by Rachel Cusk

A Thousand Mornings: Poems by Mary Oliver

Bright Dead Things: Poems by Ada Limón

Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse

Total: 23

2016

Sick in the Head by Judd Appatow

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

On Writing by Stephen King

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job by Patrick Lencioni

Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories by Katherine Heiny

Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

Disrupted: My Misadventures in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan LYons

Dare Me by Megan Abbott

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Just Kids by Patti Smith

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

The Clasp by Sloane Crosley

My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman

The Assistants by Camille Perri

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

The Girls by Emma Cline

Total: 31

2015

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling *

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed

The Fever by Megan Abbott

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

The Vacationers by Emma Straub

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

The Martian by Andy Weir

Bossypants by Tina Fey

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

How to Be Both by Ali Smith

About a Boy by Nick Hornby

Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind by Biz Stone

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Total: 25

2014

A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

White Girl Problems by Babe Walker

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh

Moneyball by Michael Lewis

Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns

Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger

Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

Eragon by Christopher Paolini *

Eldest by Christopher Paolini *

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wishin’ & Hopin’ by Wally Lamb

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Total: 20

* reread

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