Books Read in 2017

* Books marked with an asterisk are audiobooks.

  1. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly *
  2. March: Book One by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell
  3. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson *
  4. Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins
  5. Him, Me, Muhammad Ali by Randa Jarrar
  6. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery *
  7. A Really Good Day by Ayelet Waldman *
  8. In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Michelle Burford *
  9. The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion by Meghan Daum
  10. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin *
  11. The Mother of All Questions by Rebecca Solnit
  12. The Turner House by Angela Flournoy *
  13. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders *
  14. Year of the Elephant by Leila Abouzeid
  15. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz *
  16. Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up Culture by Elissa Shevinsky
  17. Manwhore by Katy Evans *
  18. Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto by Jessa Crispin
  19. True Grit by Charles Portis *
  20. A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston *
  21. Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller *
  22. Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories by Mariana Enríquez
  23. It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario *
  24. The Wanderers by Meg Howrey *
  25. All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers by Alana Massey
  26. Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice by Dr. Willie Parker
  27. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  28. Smoke by Dan Vyleta *
  29. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson *
  30. Smile by Raina Telgemeier
  31. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  32. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading by Nina Sankovitch
  33. Deliverance by James Dickey *
  34. Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World by Nell Stevens
  35. What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Heller *
  36. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore *
  37. Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living ed. by Manjula Martin
  38. The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch *
  39. Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson *
  40. Brother, I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat *
  41. The Marriage Bureau: The True Story of How Two Matchmakers Arranged Love in Wartime London by Penrose Halston
  42. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger *
  43. Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature ed. by Meredith Maran
  44. Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London by Lauren Elkin
  45. The Vacationers by Emma Straub *
  46. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  47. March: Book Two by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell
  48. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
  49. The Son by Philipp Meyer *
  50. “I Give You My Body . . .”: How I Write Sex Scenes by Diana Gabaldon
  51. Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker *
  52. My Soul Looks Back by Jessica B. Harris
  53. Licking Flames: Tales of a Half-Assed Hussy by Diana Kirk
  54. News of the World by Paulette Jiles *
  55. The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  56. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz *
  57. Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen
  58. Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape by Jessica Luther
  59. Wrong by Jana Aston *
  60. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty *
  61. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin *
  62. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
  63. The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich
  64. The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
  65. Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain by Lori L. Tharps
  66. Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
  67. Selected Poems by Marina Tsvetaeva
  68. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  69. We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories by Gabrielle Union
  70. Trust No Aunty by Maria Qamar
  71. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin *
  72. The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen *
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