last updated: August 19 || previously: 2017

Books I particularly loved are given a subjective rating of purple exclamation points.

  1. The Story of French, Jean-BenoƮt Nadeau & Julie Barlow
  2. All Grown Up, Jami Attenberg !
  3. American War, Omar El Akkad
  4. Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney
  5. Cruel Beautiful World, Caroline Leavitt
  6. The Idiot, Elif Batuman
  7. Saints for All Occasions, J. Courtney Sullivan
  8. Annihilation, Jeff Vandermeer
  9. The Biographies of Ordinary People: Volume 1, Nicole Dieker
  10. You Are Not a Stranger Here, Adam Haslett
  11. An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies, Tyler Cowen
  12. The Leavers, Lisa Ko
  13. The Futures, Anna Pitoniak
  14. The Power, Naomi Alderman !
  15. The Chalk Artist, Allegra Goodman
  16. The Recovering, Leslie Jamison
  17. Red Clocks, Leni Zumas
  18. Excellent Daughters, Katherine Zoepf
  19. The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
  20. Love and Trouble, Claire Dederer
  21. Future Home of the Living God, Louise Erdrich
  22. History of Wolves, Emily Fridlund
  23. Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know, Alexandra Horowitz
  24. The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, Thi Bui !
  25. Hey Ladies!, Caroline Moss & Michelle Markowitz
  26. The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittall
  27. A Little History, E.H. Gombrich
  28. Tangerine, Christine Mangan
  29. History of Pictures, David Hockney & Martin Gayford
  30. Stray City, Chelsey Johnson
  31. And Now We Have Everything, Meaghan O'Connell

Recommendations always accepted.