Here's some books I've enjoyed recently:

2021
Mao's War Against Nature by Judith Shapiro
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
There There by Tommy Orange
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(+) Shakespeare in a Divided America by James Shapiro
(?) The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
(+) Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
The Invisible Life of Addie Rue by V.E. Schwab
(+) On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
(+) Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
(+) The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Mason's Retreat by Christopher Tilghman
Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
The Next 100 Years by George Friedman

2020
11/22/63 by Stephen King
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
(+) The Peregrine by J. A. Baker
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
(+) Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
The Overstory by Richard Powers
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
Beach Read by Emily Henry
On The Come Up by Angie Thomas
(+) Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
The Scar: A Personal History of Depression and Recovery by Mary Cregan
(+) The Color Purple by Alice Walker
(+) The Guest List by Lucy Foley
Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson
Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t by Steven Pressfield
(+) The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
For One More Day by Mitch Albom
(+) Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

2019
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Taduno's Song by Odafe Atogun
(+) Circe by Madeline Miller
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
The Firm by John Grisham
Eye of The Needle by Ken Follett
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman

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