Book List

One of my favorite pastimes, that I don't have nearly enough time for anymore, is the reading of a good book. Here are some of the highlights over the years:

2022 (Highlights)

  • The People in the Trees, Hanya Yanagihara

  • The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky

  • Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton

  • Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner

  • The Two Towers, JRR Tolkien

  • Empire of Pain, Patrick Radden Keefe

  • Gilead, Marilynne Robinson

Some of my favorites from years past

  • Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

  • East of Eden, John Steinbeck

  • Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

  • Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas Hofstadter

  • Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell

  • Say Nothing, Patrick Radden Keefe

  • A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James

  • A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami

  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion

  • The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

  • A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway

  • For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway

  • The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham

  • The Gene: An Intimate History, Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • In Cold Blood, Truman Capote

  • Our Man in Havana, Graham Greene

  • The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin

  • Dune, Frank Herbert

  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom, T.E. Lawrence

  • Sapiens, Noah Yuval Harari

  • Trick Mirror, Jia Tolentino

  • White Teeth, Zadie Smith

  • Acid for the Children, Flea

  • Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

  • The Long Valley, John Steinbeck

  • Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner

  • The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov

  • Confessions, Augustine of Hippo