Here’s the list of books I’ve read since 2016 roughly in order of how much I liked them



The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

An Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace Wells

Hit Makers by Derek Thompson

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakour

The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollen

Educated by Tara Westover

Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Uncanny Valley by Anna Weiner

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker

Bossypants by Tina Fey

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Freakonomics by Stephan Levitt

A Promised Land by Barack Obama

Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

The Overstory by Richard Powers

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble by Dan Lyons

Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

No Impact Man by Colin Beavan

Complications by Atul Gawande

Think like a Freak by Steven Levitt and Steven Dubner

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

Death Sex and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Closterman

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

The Girls by Emma Cline

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Adventures in the Anthropocene by Gaia Vince

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollen

I’m A Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Planet Funny: How Comedy Took  Over Our Culture by Ken Jennings

Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

Eiger Dreams by Jon Krakour

The Guinea Pig Diaries by AJ

Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

The Last Battle by CS Lewis

Giant of the Senate by Al Franken

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Love Does by Bob Goff

Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

Mere Christianity by CS Lewis

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer

The Silver Chair by CS Lewis

The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got That Way by Bill Bryson

Dreams of my Father by Barack Obama

Normal People by Sally Roony

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

Sisters First by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Tim Foster

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

The Pine Barrens by John McPhee

100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Language of God by Frances Collins

King Lear by Shakespeare

Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

I Know I Am, But What Are You by Samantha Bee

Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters by Alan S. Miller, Satoshi Kanazawa

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis

Real Sex by Lauren F. Winner

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

The Alchemist by Pablo Cuelho

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Perelandra by CS Lewis

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

to be continued!