Books I’ve read (cover-to-cover) in reverse chronological order, Jan 2014-present.

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  • Calypso, David Sedaris*
  • The Cactus, Sarah Haywood
  • Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, Anthony Bourdain*
  • Wow, No Thank You., Samantha Irby
  • Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid
  • Open Book, Jessica Simpson*
  • Kindred, Octavia Butler
  • Untamed, Glennon Doyle
  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gottlieb
  • Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  • Save Yourself, Cameron Esposito*
  • Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
  • Normal People, Sally Rooney
  • Royal Holiday, Jasmine Guillory

2019 (33)

  • Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman
  • The Girls, Emma Cline
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
  • Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction, Chuck Klosterman
  • Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free, Wednesday Martin
  • The Wedding Date, Jasmine Guillory
  • The Wedding Party, Jasmine Guillory
  • Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng
  • The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer
  • Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng
  • So Close to Being the Shit, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Retta*
  • Stroke of Midnight, Andie J. Christopher
  • The Proposal, Jasmine Guillory
  • Always and Forever, Lara Jean, Jenny Han
  • PS I Still Love You, Jenny Han
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Jenny Han
  • Rich People Problems, Kevin Kwan
  • China Rich Girlfriend, Kevin Kwan
  • Mostly Dead Things, Kristen Arnett
  • Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan
  • Every Day, David Levithan
  • Drag Teen, Jeffery Self
  • Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
  • Drinking: A Love Story, Caroline Knapp
  • The Story of the Lost Child, Elena Ferrante
  • Love, Loss, and What We Ate, Padma Lakshmi*
  • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Elena Ferrante
  • Shrill, Lindy West*
  • The Story of a New Name, Elena Ferrante
  • My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante
  • All You Can Ever Know, Nicole Chung
  • This Will Only Hurt a Little, Busy Phillips*

2018 (31)

  • My Squirrel Days, Ellie Kemper*
  • Art Girls Are Easy, Julie Klausner
  • Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay, Phoebe Robinson*
  • The Assistant, Bernard Malamud
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Nathan Englander
  • The World to Come, Dara Horn
  • Goodbye, Columbus, Philip Roth
  • Yekl, Abraham Cahan
  • Feminasty, Erin Gibson*
  • My Life as a Goddess, Guy Branum
  • Call Me By Your Name, André Aciman
  • The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman
  • The Dark is Rising, Susan Cooper
  • The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, Alan Garner
  • The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
  • Ruth Hall, Fanny Fern
  • The Lamplighter, Maria S. Cummins
  • Embodied Avatars, Uri McMillan
  • Hope Leslie, Catherine Maria Sedgwick
  • Brothers on Life, Mike & Matt Czuchry
  • The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The Coquette, Hannah Webster Foster
  • The Princess Diarist, Carrie Fisher*
  • I’m Fine…and Other Lies, Whitney Cummings*
  • Everything is Awful, Matt Bellassai*
  • DC Trip, Sara Benincasa
  • Great, Sara Benincasa
  • Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

2017 (23)

  • How To Be Black, Baratunde Thurston
  • The Sellout, Paul Beatty
  • I Am Not Sidney Poitier, Percival Everett
  • Black No More, George Schuyler
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  • Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • Wine. All the Time., Marissa A. Ross
  • Just the Essentials, Adina Grigore
  • Hunger, Roxane Gay
  • The First Bad Man, Miranda July
  • The Circle, Dave Eggers
  • And We’re Off, Dana Schwartz
  • When You Find Out the World Is Against You, Kelly Oxford
  • Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty
  • Agorafabulous!, Sara Benincasa
  • Real Artists Have Day Jobs, Sara Benincasa
  • The Curated Closet, Anuschka Rees
  • Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Ayiti, Roxane Gay
  • The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae
  • Difficult Women, Roxane Gay

2016 (19)

  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez
  • Talking As Fast As I Can, Lauren Graham
  • Room, Emma Donoghue
  • You Can’t Touch My Hair, Phoebe Robinson
  • Everything is Perfect When You’re a Liar, Kelly Oxford
  • Where Am I Now?, Mara Wilson
  • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy Schumer
  • The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, Dinaw Mengestu
  • A Practical Wedding, Meg Keene
  • I Know What I’m Doing, Jen Kirkman
  • I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, Jen Kirkman
  • The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
  • In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez
  • Lust and Wonder, Augusten Burroughs
  • The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living, Anna Newell Jones
  • The Cost of Sugar, Cynthia McLeod
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up, Marie Kondo
  • Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein
  • Super You, Emily V. Gordon

2015 (18)

  • Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling
  • I Don’t Care About Your Band, Julie Klausner
  • Passing, Nella Larsen
  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
  • The Thing Around Your Neck, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  • Dark Places, Gillian Flynn
  • An Untamed State, Roxane Gay
  • Food: A Love Story, Jim Gaffigan
  • How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are, Anne Berest/Audrey Diwan/Caroline de Maigret/Sophie Mas
  • The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Suburgatory, Linda Erin Keenan
  • The Gravedigger’s Daughter, Joyce Carol Oates
  • Girl In A Band, Kim Gordon
  • Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay
  • No one belongs here more than you., Miranda July
  • Strong Motion, Jonathan Franzen

2014 (14)

  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • Yes Please, Amy Poehler
  • The Art of Asking, Amanda Palmer
  • In Defense of Food, Michael Pollen
  • Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham
  • Beloved, Toni Morrison
  • On Writing, Steven King
  • #GIRLBOSS, Sophia Amoruso
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
  • Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls, David Sedaris
  • Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible, Tim Gunn
  • The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Native Speaker, Chang-rae Lee
  • Mother. Wife. Sister. Warrior. Falcon.Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage., Rob Delaney

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