2017

What I read in 2017.

January 2017

  1. Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Virginia Tufte
  2. The Road Back to You, Ian Morgan Cron
  3. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
  4. Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin
  5. Little Labors, Rivka Galchen
  6. The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey
  7. Digest, Gregory Pardlo
  8. Bear, Marian Engel
  9. The Visiting Privilege, Joy Williams
  10. Till We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis
  11. Houseboat Days, John Ashbery
  12. Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
  13. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, Audre Lorde
  14. The Door, Magda Szabó
  15. The Complete Stories, Clarice Lispector

February 2017

  1. Later Poems: Selected and New, Adrienne Rich
  2. Innumeracy, John Allen Paulos
  3. The Progress of Love, Alice Munro
  4. Suttree, Cormac McCarthy
  5. A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams
  6. Kindred, Octavia E. Butler
  7. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again, David Foster Wallace
  8. Ways to Disappear, Idra Novey
  9. The Creative Habit, Twyla Tharp
  10. When Things of the Spirit Come First, Simone de Beauvoir
  11. Shaping the Prayers of the People, Samuel Wells and Abigail Kocher
  12. Delta Wedding, Eudora Welty

March 2017

  1. Is There No Place on Earth for Me?, Susan Sheehan
  2. The Green Road, Anne Sheehan
  3. The Tin Drum, Günter Grass
  4. Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems, Charles Wright
  5. Simple Matters, Erin Boyle
  6. People in the Summer Night, F.E. Sillanpää