Reading List

This is a periodically-updated list of (non-academic) things I’ve recently read (or listened to, more likely):

One Hundred Years of Solitude — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Things Fall Apart — Chinua Achebe

The Sympathizer — Viet Thanh Nguyen

Sing, Unburied, Sing — Jesmyn Ward

Do Not Say We Have Nothing — Madeleine Thien

More Happy Than Not — Adam Silvera

Vernon Subutex — Virginie Despentes

Swing Time — Zadie Smith

The Stone Sky — N.K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate — N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season — N.K. Jemisin

The Power — Naomi Alderman

Please Look After Mom — Kyung-Sook Shin

Night of Many Dreams — Gail Tsukiyama

Handmaid’s Tale — Margaret Atwood

Who fears death — Nnedi Okorafor

Love, inshAllah — Ayesha Mattu & Nura Maznavi

As Brave As You — Jason Reynolds

All American Boys — Jason Reynolds

Ghost — Jason Reynolds

When I was the Greatest — Jason Reynolds

The Lowland — Jhumpa Lahiri

Human Acts — Han Kang

Lucky Boy — Shanthi Sekaran

Fever Dream — Samanta Schweblin

Huntress — Malinda Lo

The Vegetarian — Han Kang

American War — Omar El Akkad

Separation — Katie Kitamura

Pachinko — Min Jin Lee

Story of Your Life — Ted Chiang

The Namesake — Jhumpa Lahiri

Everything I Never Told You — Celeste Ng

Redemption in Indigo — Karen Lord

Ash — Malinda Lo

White Teeth — Zadie Smith

The Thing Around Your Neck — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao — Junot Diaz

Bad Feminist — Roxane Gay

Half a Yellow Sun — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Men We Reaped — Jesmyn Ward

Born a Crime — Trevor Noah

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe — Benjamin Alire-Saenz

The Summer Prince — Alaya Dawn Johnson

Americanah — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Why Not Me? — Mindy Kaling

Between the World and Me — Ta-Nehisi Coates

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? — Mindy Kaling