Commonplace: 2023 Reads

Fiction

  • Sourdough (2017) by Robin Sloan

  • The Water Dancer (2020) by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • The Night in Question (1997) by Tobias Wolff

  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (2022) by Gabrielle Zevin

  • All Quiet on the Western Front (1929) by Erich Maria Remarque

  • Legends & Lattes (2022) by Travis Baldree

  • The Entitled (2007) by Frank Deford (a somewhat troubling book - I'm not sure what to think)

  • The High Window (1942) by Raymond Chandler

  • Recursion by Blake Crouch (2019)

  • The Death Cure by James Dashner (2011)

  • A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers (2021)

  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (2014)

  • A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers (2022)

  • Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (1987)

  • My Brilliant Life by Ae-ran Kim (2011)

  • The Many Masks of Andy Zhou by Jack Cheng (2023)

  • Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (2016)

  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (2018)

  • White Noise by Don DeLillo (2016)

  • Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice (2018)

  • Home Land by Sam Lipsyte (2005)

  • Bookshops & Bonedust by Travis Baldree (2023)

  • The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis (1954)

  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (2014)

  • The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi (2022)

  • Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (2016)

Non-Fiction

  • The Devil’s Snake Curve by Josh Ostergaard (2014)

  • The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman (2022)

  • Kinfolk Islands (2022)

  • Yearbook by Seth Rogen (2021)

  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (2016)

  • Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin (2007)

Educational

Poetry

  • Love Is the Pain of Feverish Flowers (2016) by Kwon Cheonhak (t: Kim Hana)

Comics