BOOKS I LIKE

FICTION

BIL 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson

The Blind Assassin
by Margaret Atwood

The Keep
by Jennifer Egan

Middlesex
by Jeffrey Eugenides

Cloud Atlas
by David Mitchell

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki & His Years of Pilgrimage
by Haruki Murakami

Gilead
by Marilynne Robinson

Midnight’s Children
by Salman Rushdie

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?
by Maria Semple

Prep
by Curtis Sittenfeld

Crossing to Safety
by Wallace Stegner

The Secret History
by Donna Tartt

Beautiful Ruins
by Jess Walter

Kapitoil
by Teddy Wayne

The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer

 

MEMOIR

BIL 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchild in the Promised Land
by Claude Brown

Lit
by Mary Karr

Persepolis (I & II)
by Marjane Satrapi

Take This Man
by Brando Skyhorse

Just Kids
by Patti Smith

Wild
by Cheryl Strayed

Old School
by Tobias Wolff

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
by Toby Young

 

ESSAYS

BIL 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Misspent Youth
by Meghan Daum

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
by Ann Patchett

 

NON-FICTION

BIL 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

America in the King Years Trilogy
by Taylor Branch

The Years of Lyndon Johnson Series
by Robert Caro

Random Family
by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Common Ground
by J. Anthony Lukas

Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals and Reagan’s Rise to Power
by Seth Rosenfeld

 

ADVICE/HOW-TO

BIL 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
by Marie Kondo

Tiny Beautiful Things
by Cheryl Strayed

Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too
by Beth Terry

 

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