reading list — 2017

List of 27 books I read in 2017, in chronological order.


  • The Yellow Wall-Paper
    Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
  • Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, #1)
    Sloan, Robin
  • The Blinds
    Sternbergh, Adam
  • The Sacredness of Questioning Everything
    Dark, David
  • Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious
    Dark, David
  • Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
    Brown, Brené
  • Known and Strange Things: Essays
    Cole, Teju
  • A Gentleman in Moscow
    Towles, Amor
  • What Is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything
    Bell, Rob
  • The Vegetarian
    Han, Kang
  • The Sin of Certainty: Why God Desires Our Trust More Than Our “Correct” Beliefs
    Enns, Peter
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany
    Irving, John
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
    Atwood, Margaret
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
    Lencioni, Patrick
  • The Circle
    Eggers, Dave
  • Here I Am
    Foer, Jonathan Safran
  • We Should All Be Feminists
    Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
  • Between the World and Me
    Coates, Ta-Nehisi
  • Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories
    O'Connor, Flannery
  • When Breath Becomes Air
    Kalanithi, Paul
  • Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions
    Evans, Rachel Held
  • Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
    Bell, Rob
  • Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church
    Evans, Rachel Held
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
    Rowling, J.K.
  • The Idolatry of God: Breaking Our Addiction to Certainty and Satisfaction
    Rollins, Peter
  • The Politics of Jesus
    Yoder, John Howard
  • What about Hitler?: Wrestling with Jesus’s Call to Nonviolence in an Evil World
    Brimlow, Robert W.