WHAT I'M READING

 

 

2018

Stay with Me
Ayobami Adebayo

Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Letter to My Daughter
Maya Angelou

What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky
Lesley Nneka Arimah

Good Morning, Midnight
Lily Brooks-Dalton

Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol

The Wild Robot Escapes
Peter Brown

Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces
Michael Chabon

Past Tense
Lee Child

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Gum Thief
Douglas Coupland

You & a Bike & a Road
Eleanor Davis

Americana
Don DeLillo

South and West: From a Notebook
Joan Didion

The Writing Life
Annie Dillard

Things We Lost in the Fire
Mariana Enriquez

Light the Dark: Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process
Joe Fassler, ed.

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
Joshua Ferris

Exit West
Mohsin Hamid

The Dry
Jane Harper

Sociable
Rebecca Harrington

Speak No Evil
Uzodinma Iweala

The Way of the Writer
Charles Johnson

Train Dreams
Denis Johnson

Superman: Action Comics Vol. 4: The New World
Dan Jurgens

Enter Title Here
Rahul Kanakia

The Room
Jonas Karlsson

Goodbye, Vitamin
Rachel Khong

Show Your Work!
Steal Like an Artist

Austin Kleon

Disclaimer
Renee Knight

Jedi Academy: A New Class
Jarrett J. Krosoczka

A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle

Conversations on Writing
Ursula K. Le Guin

Dear Cyborgs
Eugene Lim

Home Land
Sam Lipsyte

After I'm Gone
And When She Was Good
Baltimore Blues
Butchers Hill
Charm City
In Big Trouble
The Sugar House
Life Sentences
Sunburn
What the Dead Know
Wilde Lake

Laura Lippman

Black Water Rising
Attica Locke

Her Body and Other Parties
Carmen Maria Machado

Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living
Manjula Martin, ed.

Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process
John McPhee

This Could Hurt
Jillian Medoff

Lions
Bonnie Nadzam

The Refugees
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Hilda and the Bird Parade
Hilda and the Black Hound
Hilda and the Midnight Giant

Luke Pearson

Still Life
Louise Penny

The Assistants
Camille Perri

Listen to Me
Reunion
Visible Empire

Hannah Pittard

Wonder Valley
Ivy Pochoda

Attachments
Rainbow Rowell

The Transcriptionist
Amy Rowland

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Benjamin Alire Saenz

Holy Ghost
Twisted Prey
John Sandford

The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter
David Sax

Dear Committee Members
Julie Schumacher

Super Sad True Love Story
Gary Shteyngart

Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters
John Steinbeck

Lumberjanes Vol. 7: A Bird's-Eye View
Lumberjanes Vol. 8: Stone Cold
Lumberjanes: Bonus Tracks
Noelle Stevenson

What Comes Next and How to Like It
Abigail Thomas

Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward

Lucky Wander Boy
D.B. Weiss

Valley of the Gods
Alexandra Wolfe

The Wife
Meg Wolitzer

Sophia of Silicon Valley
Anna Yen

2017

The Tetris Effect: The Game
That Hypnotized the World

Dan Ackerman

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto
in Fifteen Suggestions

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari

The Fountain
Darren Aronofsky

Faceoff
David Baldacci, ed.

The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin

Moonglow
Michael Chabon

The Midnight Line
Lee Child

What Happened
Hillary Clinton

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet: Book One
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327
Pages That Go Nowhere)

Lisa Cron

Universal Harvester
John Darnielle

Buried Secrets
The Fixer
Guilty Minds
Vanished

Joseph Finder

Mooncop
Tom Gauld

Hide
Matthew Griffin

Camino Island
The Rooster Bar

John Grisham

IQ
Joe Ide

The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro

Superman: Lois and Clark (Road to Rebirth)
Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1: Path of Doom
Superman: Action Comics Vol. 2:
Welcome to the Planet
Superman: Action Comics Vol. 3: Men of Steel

Dan Jurgens

The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster

The Vision Vol. 1: Little Worse Than a Man
The Vision Vol. 2: Little Better Than a Beast

Tom King

Superman: American Alien
Max Landis

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories From My Life
John LeCarre

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel
Hope Larson

The Paper Menagerie
Ken Liu

Warcross
Marie Lu

The Singer's Gun
Emily St. John Mandel

Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature
Meredith Maran, ed.

Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception
Terry McDermott

Sweet Tooth
Ian McEwan

The Unseen World
Liz Moore

Norwegian Wood
Haruki Murakami

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

The Tiger's Wife
Tea Obreht

Version Control
Dexter Palmer

A Single Shard
Linda Sue Park

The Expats
The Accident
The Travelers

Chris Pavone

Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction
Benjamin Percy

A Hundred Thousand Worlds
Bob Proehl

Sorta Like a Rock Star
Matthew Quick

Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse
Chris Roberson

Eleanor & Park
Rainbow Rowell

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling

Deep Freeze
John Sandford

Golden Prey
Saturn Run

John Sandford

Mad Men: Carousel
Matt Zoller Seitz

Startup
Doree Shafrir

The World of Flashpoint: Superman
Scott Snyder

Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy
Lumberjanes Vol. 2: Friendship to the Max
Lumberjanes Vol. 3: A Terrible Plan
Lumberjanes Vol. 4: Out of Time
Lumberjanes Vol. 5: Band Together
Lumberjanes Vol. 6: Sink or Swim
Noelle Stevenson

Superman Vol. 1: Son of Superman
Superman Vol. 2: Trials of the Super Son
Superman Vol. 3: Multiplicity
Peter J. Tomasi

Spinning
Tillie Walden

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race
Jesmyn Ward, ed.

Men We Reaped
Jesmyn Ward

How to Ruin Everything
George Watsky

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind
Zack Whedon

The Animators
Kayla Rae Whitaker

The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Sloan Wilson

The Swimmer
Joakim Zander

2016

The Hours Count
Jillian Cantor

Night School
Lee Child

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Fire Season: Field Notes From
a Wilderness Lookout

Philip Connors

Every Anxious Wave
Mo Daviau

The Charm School
Nelson DeMille

The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections
on Time, Craft, and Creativity

Louise DeSalvo

The Flood Girls
Richard Fifield

Suspicion
Joseph Finder

Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday
Debbie Graber

Playing Dead: A Journey Through
the World of Death Fraud

Elizabeth Greenwood

In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector
Jessica Hische

The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro

To the Bright Edge of the World
Eowyn Ivey

Life Among the Savages
Shirley Jackson

Wait for Signs
Craig Johnson

Iron Lake
William Kent Krueger

A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle

Get in Trouble
Kelly Link

Two Kisses for Maddy:
A Memoir of Loss and Love

Matthew Logelin

A Burglar's Guide to the City
Geoff Manaugh

The Tsar of Love and Techno
Anthony Marra

A Place of My Own:
The Education of an Amateur Builder

Michael Pollan

Contact
Carl Sagan

Escape Clause
Extreme Prey

John Sandford

Marrow Island
Alexis M. Smith

All the Old Knives
Olen Steinhauer

My Documents
Alejandro Zambra

2015

Step Aside, Pops
Kate Beaton

Man v. Nature
Diane Cook

Fortunately, the Milk
Neil Gaiman

Mortality
Christopher Hitchens

Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro

Dead Wake
Erik Larson

Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Haruki Murakami

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett

Gratitude
Oliver Sacks

Contact
Carl Sagan

Kitchens of the Great Midwest
J. Ryan Stradal