2017 Book List

2017 Book List
1) Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology
2) News of the World
3) The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria
4) Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
5) Hillbilly Elegy
6) Mountains Beyond Mountains
7) Commonwealth
8) When Breath Becomes Air
9) The Paris Wife
10) A Gentleman in Moscow
11) Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
12) Homegoing



2016 Book List
1) The Hiding Place
2) Blood and Vengeance: One Family's Story of the War in Bosnia
3) The Blue Castle
4) A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
5) Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
6) The Light Between Oceans
7) The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
8) The Nightingale
9) Neverwhere
10) The Storied Life of AJ Fikry
11) The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
12) And the Mountains Echoed
13) Miss Peregrine's  Home for Peculiar Children
14) Girl at War
15) Imagine Me Gone
16) Lean In
17) My Name is Lucy Barton
18) The Secret History
19) My Name is Malala
20) City of Thorns
21) The Way to the Spring - Life and Death in Palestine
22) Big Little Lies
23) Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets
24) Night
25) The Good Girl
26) It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
27) Americanah
28) Gilead
29) Paris Letters
30) The Girls
31) Before the Fall
32) You Will Know Me
33) Red Notice
34) A Man Called Ove

2015 Book List
1) All the Light We Cannot See
2) Your Endowment
3) In the Heart of the Sea - The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
4) Still Alice
5) Unbroken
6) The New Rules of Marriage
7) Tell the Wolves I'm Home
8) The Night Circus
9) Ready Player One
10) The Goldfinch
11) The Language of Flowers
12) What Alice Forgot
13) The Girl on the Train
14) The Bishop's Wife
15) The Secret Life of Violet Grant
16) Left Neglected
17) The Martian
18) Everything I Never Told You


What I Read in 2014
1) Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
2) The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
3) The Secret Adversary


What I Read in 2013
1) Jesus the Christ
2) Searching the Scriptures
3) Gone Girl
4) January First: A Child's Descent into Madness
5) Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

What I Read in 2012
1) Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
2) The Museum of Innocence
3) Under the Banner of Heaven
4) The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
5) The Paris Wife: A Novel
6) The Buddha in the Attic
7) The Night Circus
8) What Alice Forgot
9) The Book Thief
10) The Bronze Horseman
11) 1Q84
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What I Read in 2011
1) The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
2) Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
3) Unbillable Hours: a True Story
4) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
5) The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance
6) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
7) Never Let Me Go
8) Commencement
9) Fair Game
10) Some Girls - My Life in a Harem
11) Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
12) The Help
13) Decision Points
14) Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict
15) The Stoning of Soraya M.
16) A Visit from the Goon Squad
17) The First Husband
18) Robopocalpyse: A Novel
19) Dreaming in Hindi
20) Supernaturally
21) How Did You Get This Number
22) Escape
23) Committed
24) In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin





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