January 6, 2018 · books

Book List 2017

Chronological order of reading; recommended titles in bold

Manufacturing Depression - Gary Greenberg
The Art of Friendship - Roger Horchow
Long Division - Kiese Laymon
How to Win at Feminism - Elizabeth Newell
Do the Work - Steven Pressfield
Thing Explainer - Randall Munroe
The Art of Waiting: on Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood - Belle Boggs
Quintessence: Realising the Archaic Future: A Radical Elemental Feminist Manifesto - Mary Daly
The Mothers - Brit Bennett
Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison
The Gate to Women's Country - Sheri S. Tepper
The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture - Bonnie Morris
Testosterone Rex - Cordelia Fine
Interaction of Color - Josef Albers
White Teeth - Zadie Smith
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit - Jeannette Winterson
Wanderlust - Megan Speers
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Hallucinations - Oliver Sacks
Skim - Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki
To Be a Machine - Mark O'Connell
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride - Lucy Kinsey
Fried Green Tomatoes - Fannie Flagg
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? - Roz Chast
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
The Manager's Path - Camille Fournier
Conflict is not Abuse - Sarah Schullman
Sleeping Giants - Sylvian Neuvel
The Perils of Privilege - Pheobo Maltz Bovy
Monster - Walter Dean Meyer
The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
The Well of Loneliness - Radclyffe Hall
Shrill - Lindy West
Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
Today Will be Different - Maria Semple
Gee's Bend: Architecture of the Quilt - Paul Arnett
The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende
Where'd You Go Bernadette? - Maria Semple
Becoming Light - Erica Jung
Nancy Drew: Mystery at the Ski Jump - Carolyn Keene
Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson
The Rules Do Not Apply - Ariel Levy
Malinche - Laura Esquivel
Night Film - Marisha Pessl
The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness - Jill Filipovic
Find a Way - Diane Nyad
Mating in Captivity - Esther Perel
Living with Plants - Sophie Lee

Total: 49 books (123% of goal)
Female authors: 78% (up from 62%)
Code/Tech books: 6% (down from 22%)
Goal for 2018: 30 books


See also: Book List 2016, Book List 2015, Book List 2014, Book List 2013, Book List 2012

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