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

I grew up a huge reader. Now life (and the internet) get in the way of my book-a-week-reading aspirational self, but I’d still rather talk to a book than a person.

2017

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 Kirman
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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