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