what i’m reading.

Here you will find a running tally of what I’m reading/what I have read since I started keeping track in 2009. Books marked with ** were read for book club/school. Leave suggestions for what I should read next in the comments!


1. The Handmaid’s Tale- Margaret Atwood **
2. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?- Mindy Kaling
3. Dogfight, A Love Story- Matt Burgess **
4. The Swan Thieves – Elizabeth Kostova **
5. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
6. Fables Volume One: Legends in Exile **
7. Native Son- Richard Wright **
8. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test- Tom Wolfe **
9. Tin Drum by Gunter Grass **
10. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett **


1. Unbearable Lightness- Portia de Rossi
2. Fury- Koren Zailckas
3. I Was Told There’d Be Cake- Sloane Crosley
4. Juliet, Naked- Nick Hornby **
5. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle- Haruki Murakami**
6. On The Road- Jack Kerouac**
7. The Autobiography of Red- Anne Carson **
8. Bossypants- Tina Fey
9. The Satanic Verses- Salman Rushdie **
10. American Pastoral- Philip Roth **
11. Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humantarian Hero, Lost His Way- Jon Krakauer
12. Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire- George R.R. Martin**
13. How Did You Get This Number?- Sloan Crosley
14. Reservation Blues- Sherman Alexie **
15. A Christmas Carol- Charles Dickens **


1. Love is a Mix Tape- Rob Sheffield
2. Juliet, Naked- Nick Hornby
3. Generation A- Douglas Coupland
4. Franny and Zooey- J.D. Salinger
5. Nine Stories- J.D. Salinger
6. The Wild Things- Dave Eggers
7. When You Are Engulfed In Flames- David Sedaris
8. The Unbearable Lightness of Being- Milan Kundera
9. Eat, Pray, Love- Elizabeth Gilbert
10. Microserfs- Douglas Coupland
11. The Fall- Albert Camus
12. On The Road- Jack Kerouac
13. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close- Jonathan Safran Foer
14. Generation X- Douglas Coupland
15. Hey Nostradamus!- Douglas Coupland
16. Tell All- Chuck Palahniuk
17. Big Sur- Jack Kerouac
18. Everything is Illuminated- Jonathan Safran Foer

1. Shampoo Planet- Douglas Coupland
2. The House on Mango Street- Sandra Cisneros **
3. The Bell Jar- Sylvia Plath
4. The Virgin Suicides- Jeffrey Eugenides
5. Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger **
6. And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks- Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs
7. Quicksand- Nella Larson **
8. Native Son- Richard Wright **
9. All Families Are Psychotic- Douglas Coupland
10. Claiming Breath- Diane Glancy **
11. The Beautiful and Damned- F. Scott Fitzgerald
12. Mysterious Skin- Scott Heim **
13. The City In Which I Love You- Li-Young Lee **
14. Woman Hollering Creek- Sandra Cisneros **
15. The Irresistible Revolution- Shane Claiborne
16. The Way to Rainy Mountain- N. Scott Momaday **
17. Passing- Nella Larson **
18. Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood- Koren Zailckas **
19. Fast Food Nation- Eric Schlosser
20. …And The Earth Did Not Devour Him- Tomas Rivera **
21. Pilgrims of Christ on the Muslim Road- Paul-Gordon Chandler **
22. Good Will Hunting- Ben Affleck and Matt Damon (screenplay) **
23. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs- Chuck Klosterman
24. The Dharma Bums- Jack Kerouac
25. High Fidelity- Nick Hornby


2 thoughts on “what i’m reading.

  1. Love the list of books….I have so many books I want to read but struggle with time! You should make a note of some of your favorties or possibly even include a brief description? 🙂

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