reading list — 2021

List of books I read in 2021, in chronological order.

  • Just Mercy

    Bryan Stevenson
  • The Big Sleep

    Raymond Chandler
  • Such a Fun Age

    Kiley Reid
  • Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case

    Chris Crowe
  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    David Grann
  • The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

    Deesha Philyaw
  • Revelations of Divine Love

    Julian of Norwich
  • The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and Power

    D. L. Mayfield
  • Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

    Ijeoma Oluo
  • Angel - A Short Story of Ruination

    Shea Serrano
  • Anxious People

    Fredrik Backman
  • Normal People

    Sally Rooney
  • JavaScript: The New Toys

    T.J. Crowder
  • Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

    Rebekah Taussig
  • Programming TypeScript: Making Your JavaScript Applications Scale

    Boris Cherny
  • Greenlights

    Matthew McConaughey
  • Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women

    Kate Manne
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

    Heather Morris
  • Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

    Gregory Boyle
  • No One Asked for This: Essays

    Cazzie David
  • Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: How the Church Needs to Rediscover Her Purpose

    Aimee Byrd
  • The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth

    Beth Allison Barr
  • The 80/80 Marriage: A New Model for a Happier, Stronger Relationship

    Nate Klemp
  • Unf*ck Your Brain: Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers

    Faith G. Harper
  • Everything Is Spiritual: Who We Are and What We're Doing Here

    Rob Bell
  • Follow Me To Ground

    Sue Rainsford
  • Liberty For All

    Andrew T. Walker
  • Project Hail Mary

    Andy Weir
  • Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents

    Lindsay C. Gibson
  • Born With Teeth

    Kate Mulgrew
  • The Vanishing Half

    Brit Bennett
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    Stephen Chbosky
  • Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

    Cathy Park Hong
  • Kitchen Confidential

    Anthony Bourdain
  • The Midnight Library

    Matt Haig
  • Nightbitch

    Rachel Yoder
  • A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World

    C.A. Fletcher
  • Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility

    James P. Carse
  • The Woman in the Window

    A.J. Finn
  • Einstein's Dreams

    Alan Lightman
  • Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

    Matt Parker
  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    Carlo Rovelli