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Books To Read

I love to read and have ahd a list of books to read for as long as I can remember. This is just a short list of the books I want to read.


  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown 
  • The Liars’s Club by Mary Karr
  • The Wisdom of Psycopaths by Kevin Dutton
  • Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific by Martin A Lee
  • The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination by Sarah Schulman
  • How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
  • The Man Without A Face by Masha Gessen
  • On A Farther Shore by William Souder
  • The Defining Decade by Meg Jay
  • Escape From Camp 14 by Blaine Harden
  • The People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry
  • Love Goes to Buildings on Fire by Will Hermes
  • Because I Said So!: The Truths Behind the Myths, Tales, Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to its Kids by Ken Jennings
  • An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: The Story of Speaking Solace in the Unusual by Stephanie LaCava
  • Nurture Shock by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
  • White Planet: A Mad Dash through Modern Global Ski Culture by Leslie Anthony
  • Deep Powder Snow: Forty-Years of Ecstatic Skiing, Avalanches, and Earth Wisdom by Dolores LaChapelle


  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  • The Book Theif by Markus Zusak
  • Looking For Alaska by John Green
  • Life of PI by Yann Martel
  • Rabbit Run by John Updike
  • Midnights Children by Salman Rushdie
  • The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
  • The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
  • The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
  • The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  • The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • Roots by Alex Haley
  • The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Walter
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre
  • The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
  • The Godfather by Mario Puzo
  • Middlesex by Jeggery Eugenides
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Jaws by Peter Benchley
  • On The Road by Jack Kerouac
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The Cider House Rules by John Irving
  • What Happened to Sophia Wilder by Christopher Beha
  •  The Masters Muse by Varley O’Conner
  • City of Women by David Gillman
  • I Am Sitting In A Room by Brian Dillon
  • Dying To Know You by Aidan Chambers
  • Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
  • The Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
  • The People of Forever are Not Afraid by Shani Boianjiu
  • The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
  • Alif The Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
  • Cascade by Maryanne O’Hara
  • The Valley of Unknowing by Philip Sington
  • A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Parts by Sebastian Faulks
  • The Sign of The Weeping Virgin by Alana J. White
  • Bone River by Megan Chance
  • The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman
  • The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

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