50 books I'm reading in 2019


New year, same ambitious reading goal. Books I’ve completed in bold.

  1. If They Come for Us by Fatimah Asghar

  2. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

  3. Lady Sings the Blues by Billie Holiday

  4. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

  5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

  6. Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler

  7. Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

  8. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

  9. Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

  10. 41 Reasons I’m Staying In by Hallie Heald

  11. The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers

  12. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

  13. The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

  14. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

  15. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

  16. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

  17. The Astrology Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Zodiac by Judy Hall

  18. The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting by Jason Fung, Jimmy Moore

  19. How to Cope with Immigration: A Mental Health Approach by Adriaan Du Plessis

  20. Kindred by Octavia Butler

  21. The Portable Virgin by Anne Enright

  22. The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson

  23. There There by Tommy Orange

  24. If Cats Disappeared From the World by Genki Kawamura

  25. Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

  26. I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Gharib

  27. The Tradition by Jericho Brown

  28. Normal People by Sally Rooney

  29. The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

  30. The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

  31. A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

  32. Currently reading: Calypso by David Sedaris