Some of my favorite books

… approximately reverse-ordered by read date

… excludes instructional non-fiction

  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • Whit by Iain Banks
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • Infomocracy by Malka Ann Older
  • The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks
  • Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
  • Busy Doing Nothing by Rekka Bellum and Devine Lu Linvega
  • Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb
  • Exit Strategy by Martha Wells
  • Artifical Condition by Martha Wells
  • All Systems Red by Martha Wells
  • The Crow Road by Iain Banks
  • The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • Drago: On Mountains We Stand by Todd Noy
  • Burr by Gore Vidal
  • Style of Attack Report, Metropolarity
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • Excession by Iain M. Banks
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • The Map Thief by Michael Blanding
  • Lexicon by Max Barry
  • MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
  • Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  • Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  • Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  • Creation by Gore Vidal
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Jennifer Government by Max Barry
  • Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  • Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow