reading list (2017)

non-fiction

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  • American Catch by Paul Greenberg
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • Dear Leader by Jang Jin-Sung
  • Defending Beef by Nicolette Hahn Niman
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights by Steve Portigal
  • No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein
  • Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth Cline
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty
  • The End of the Line by Charles Clover
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • The New Prophets of Capital by Nicole Aschoff
  • The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  • The World is Blue by Sylvia Earle
  • Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

fiction

  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
  • Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut