reading list — 2023

List of books I read in 2023, in chronological order.

  • Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us
    Rachel Aviv
  • How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question
    Michael Schur
  • Remarkably Bright Creatures
    Shelby Van Pelt
  • Notes on an Execution
    Danya Kukafka
  • Finding Me
    Viola Davis
  • Everything Sad Is Untrue
    Daniel Nayeri
  • I'm Glad My Mom Died
    Jennete McCurdy
  • Sophomores
    Sean Desmond
  • How We Can Win: Race, History and Changing the Money Game That's Rigged
    Kimberly Jones
  • Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
    Robert D. Putnam
  • Now Is Not the Time to Panic
    Kevin Wilson
  • All My Knotted-Up Life: A Memoir
    Beth Moore
  • Stories of Your Life and Others
    Ted Chiang
  • Small Things Like These
    Claire Keegan
  • A Drive into the Gap
    Kevin Guilfoile
  • How High We Go in the Dark
    Sequoia Nagamatsu
  • Demon Copperhead
    Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Idiot
    Elif Batuman
  • I Have Some Questions For You
    Rebecca Makkai
  • No Country for Old Men
    Cormac McCarthy
  • Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder
    Gabor Maté
  • Blood Meridian, or, the Evening Redness in the West
    Cormac McCarthy
  • Tell Me Everything
    Minka Kelly
  • Engineering Managment for the Rest of Us
    Sarah Drasner
  • On Human Slaughter: Evil, Justice, Mercy
    Elizabeth Bruenig
  • Hello Beautiful
    Ann Napolitano
  • These Silent Woods
    Kimi Cunningham Grant
  • Counting the Cost
    Jill Duggar
  • Blue Hour
    Tiffany Clarke Harrison
  • Tom Lake
    Ann Patchett
  • Leave the World Behind
    Rumaan Alam
  • Where Are Your Boys Tonight?: The Oral History of Emo's Mainstream Explosion 1999-2008
    Chris Payne