2017 Reading List

2017 Reading List

No real numerical goal for this year’s list- just want to let you all know what I’m reading, what I’m liking, and want to hear your recommendations as well!
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(1) The Chemistry of Calm by Henry Emmons (re-read)
(2) How to Win at Feminism, from Reductress
(3) Between Breaths by Elizabeth Vargas
(4) Never Tell People What You Do by Bruce Kasanoff
(5) Paying the Price by Sara Goldrick-Rab
(6) Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
(7) American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin
(8) I’m Not a Terrorist (But I’ve Played One On TV) by Maz Jobrani
(9) Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson
(10) You Look Like That Girl by Lisa Jakub
(11) Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki
(23) The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
(24) Trans* in College by Z Nicolazzo
(25) Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
(26) In This Country That We Love by Diane Guerrero
(27) Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
(28) You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein
(29) Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins
(30) Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen by Jazz Jennings
(31) I’d Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts by Larry Wilmore
(32) Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
(33) Jitney by August Wilson
(34) How to Make White People Laugh by Negin Farsad
(35) Forever…? by Judy Blume
(36) Room by Emma Donoghue
(37) China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
(38) Laughing Mad: The Black Comic Persona in Post-Soul America by Bambi Higgins
(39) I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart
(40) Drop the Ball by Tiffany Dufu
(41) The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros
(42) Bunch of Amateurs by Jack Hitt
(43) Collective Genius by Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Lineback
(44) Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
(45) Creativity by Mikhail Csikszentmihalyi
(46) Around the Way Girl by Taraji P. Henson
(47) Make Me Yours by Sophia Shaw
(48) Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
(49) Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
(50) This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
(51) The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
(52) Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher
(53) Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoom
(54) Nigger by Dick Gregory
(55) Sellevision by Augusten Burroughs
(56) Startup by Doree Shafrir
(57) Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins
(58) The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
(59) Everything You Should Know About Dating, You F*cking Idiot by Laura Moses and Ben Schwartz
(60) Tranny by Laura Jane Grace
(61) Now Reading: Not Just Me by Lisa Jakub