Books I’ve Read, 2022

Fiction

  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • Piranesi by Susanna Clark
  • Light by M. John Harrison
  • Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynn Jones
  • The Stars are Not Yet Bells by Hannah Lilith Assandt
  • Fall, or Dodge in Hell by Neil Stephenson
  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
  • A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
  • The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczyk
  • The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 edited by Veronica Roth
  • Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  • Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
  • All Systems Red: Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  • The Searcher by Tana French
  • Artificial Condition: Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  • Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
  • The Trespasser by Tana French
  • Rogue Protocol: Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  • John Dies at the End by David Wong
  • Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • Beren and Luthien by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Network Effect by Martha Wells
  • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart
  • The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
  • The Employees by Olga Ravn
  • The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Potzsch
  • The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  • A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
  • The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  • The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
  • The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Recursion by Blake Crouch
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • The Last of the Moon Girls by Barbara Davis
  • The Dragon Republic by R. F. Kuang
  • The Burning God by R. F. Kuang
  • The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman
  • Salvation by Peter F. Hamilton
  • Ice by Anna Kavan
  • Leviathan by Paul Auster
  • Salvation Lost by Peter F. Hamilton
  • Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
  • Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
  • Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
  • A Strange and Stubborn Endurance by Foz Meadows
  • The Emporer of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter
  • Night Film by Marsha Pessl
  • The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • The Gunslinger by Stephen King
  • The Abominable by Dan Simmons
  • I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison (short story collection)
  • Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Short Stories/Essays

  • Goodbye, My Brother by Elliot Ackerman
  • Hope and Home by Rabih Alameddine
  • Peak America by Sam Anderson
  • Why Should a Melon Cost as Much as a Car? by Bianca Bosker
  • My Mother and I Went Halfway Around the World to Find Each Other by Jennifer Hope Choi
  • Traveling While Black by Camille Dungy
  • The Foxes of Prince Edward Island by Matthew Ferrence
  • The Digital Republic by Nathan Heller

Non-fiction

  • The Impossible Climb by Mark Synnott
  • Alone on the Wall by Alex Honnold and Dave Roberts
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • Dessert Can Save the World by Christina Tosi
  • Swim, Bike, Bonk: Confessions of a Reluctant Triathlete by Will McGough
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O’Rourke
  • The Resistance Training Revolution by Sal Di Stefano
  • The Puzzler by A. J. Jacobs
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explains the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • Until the End of Time by Brian Greene
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
  • When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought by Jim Holt
  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

*This page will be updated as books are read. Books I did not finish will not appear on this list.