reading list — 2018

List of books I read in 2018, in chronological order.

  • Wonder Valley

    Ivy Pochoda
  • Commonwealth

    Ann Patchett
  • Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

    Jake Knapp
  • Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The Book of Unknown Americans

    Christina Henriquez
  • Everything I Never Told You

    Celeste Ng
  • The Power

    Naomi Alderman
  • Andy Catlett: Early Travels

    Wendell Berry
  • New Collected Poems

    Wendell Berry
  • Falling Upward: A Sprituality for the Second Halves of Life

    Richard Rohr
  • Permission to Screw Up

    Kristen Hadeed
  • Small Great Things

    Jodi Picoult
  • Little Fires Everywhere

    Celeste Ng
  • The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation

    Richard Rohr
  • Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, and Illustrated

    Shea Serrano
  • You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain

    Phoebe Robinson
  • Sex Object: A Memoir

    Jessica Valenti
  • God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

    Matthew Vines
  • No Matter the Wreckage

    Sarah Kay
  • Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

    Jessica Bennett
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    John Berendt
  • Uncommon Type: Some Stories

    Tom Hanks
  • Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time

    Jeff Speck
  • Americanah

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Annihilation

    Jeff VanderMeer
  • Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them

    Jennifer Wright
  • Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News

    Brian Zahnd
  • Sourdough

    Robin Sloan
  • Turtles All the Way Down

    John Green
  • How to Survive a Shipwreck: Help is on the Way and Love is Already Here

    Jonathan Martin
  • Sweetbitter

    Stephanie Danler
  • The Gunners

    Rebecca Kauffman
  • Human Redux

    Henriq Joreteg
  • Calypso

    David Sedaris
  • Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

    Trevor Noah
  • My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer

    Christian Wiman
  • Rad Families: A Celebration

    Tomas Moniz
  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man: Short Story

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again

    Rachel Held Evans
  • When You Find Out the World is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments

    Kelly Oxford
  • Boom Town

    Sam Anderson
  • Unconditional Forgiveness: A Simple and Proven Method to Forgive Everyone and Everything

    Mary Hays Grieco
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

    Mark Manson
  • Catching the Big Fish

    David Lynch
  • The Perfect Nanny

    Leila Slimani
  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

    Austin Channing Brown
  • Sharp Objects

    Gillian Flynn
  • Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

    John Hodgman
  • Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump

    Dan Pfeiffer
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

    Malcolm Gladwell
  • One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

    Scaachi Koul
  • Mystics and Misfits: Meeting God Through St. Francis and Other Unlikely Saints

    Christiana N. Peterson
  • Becoming

    Michelle Obama