2022

  • The Plague Albert Camus
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death Neil Postman
  • The Road Cormac McCarthy
  • The Adventures of Augie March Saul Bellow
  • City of Thieves David Benioff
  • Ready Player One Ernest Cline
  • The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
  • Maybe Baby Various
  • V Thomas Pynchon
  • Quiet Susan Cain
  • To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
  • The Color Purple Alice Walker
  • Meditations Marcus Aurelius

2021

  • Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson
  • Dune Frank Herbert
  • The Power Broker Robert Caro
  • The Culture Clash Jean Donaldson
  • The Luzhin Defense Vladimir Nabokov
  • Don’t Shoot the Dog Karen Pryor

2020

  • Tender is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass
  • Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
  • Perfect Puppy in 7 Days Sophia A. Yin
  • The Autumn of the Patriarch Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Eiger Dreams Jon Krakauer
  • Pale Fire Vladimir Nobokov
  • A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway
  • What You Do is Who You Are Ben Horowitz
  • Inland Téa Obreht
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni
  • Light in August William Faulkner
  • The Soul of a New Machine Tracy Kidder

2019

  • Undaunted Courage Stephen E Ambrose
  • Homo Deus Yuval Noah Harari
  • Remote DHH, Jason Fried
  • The Impossible Climb Mark Synnott
  • Under the Banner of Heaven Jon Krakauer
  • Into Thin Air Jon Krakauer
  • Barbarian Days William Finnegan
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • The Phoenix Project Various Artists
  • It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work DHH, Jason Fried
  • Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry
  • The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
  • A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
  • Life and Adventures of Jack Engle Walt Whitman
  • Developer Hegemony Erik Dietrich
  • Child Of God Cormac McCarthy
  • Play It As It Lays Joan Didion
  • Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
  • Touching the Void Joe Simpson
  • Wittgenstein’s Mistress David Markson
  • The Push Tommy Caldwell

2018

  • In the Heart of the Heart of the Country William H. Gass
  • Novel Draft 3 Brandon Kreitler
  • Against the Day Thomas Pynchon
  • Suttree Cormac McCarthy
  • Radical Candor Kim Scott

2017

  • Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner
  • Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang
  • Butcher’s Crossing John Williams
  • Nine Stories J.D. Salinger
  • Cities of the Plain Cormac McCarthy
  • The Crossing Cormac McCarthy
  • All The Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
  • 9/10 Climbers Make The Same Mistakes Dave McCleod
  • The 5 Love Languages Gary Chapman

2016

  • Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me Richard Fariña
  • Mason & Dixon Thomas Pynchon

2015

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
  • The Guermantes Way Marcel Proust
  • Within a Budding Grove Marcel Proust
  • Swann’s Way Marcel Proust
  • Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
  • Gravity’s Rainbow Thomas Pynchon
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway

2014

  • The Trial Franz Kafka
  • The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon
  • My Struggle vol. 1 Karl Ove Knausgård
  • The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
  • Franny & Zooey J.D. Salinger
  • Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert Pirsig
  • The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakokv
  • Moby Dick Herman Melville
  • Notes From Underground Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami
  • As I Lay Dying William Faulkner
  • Quack This Way Bryan A. Garner & David Foster Wallace
  • White Noise Don DeLillo
  • Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself David Lipsky
  • Solo Faces James Salter
  • Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
  • The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
  • Conversations with David Foster Wallace Stephen J. Burns
  • Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
  • Every Love Story is a Ghost Story D.T. Max
  • The Pale King David Foster Wallace
  • Everything & More David Foster Wallace
  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men David Foster Wallace

2013

  • Girl with Curious Hair David Foster Wallace
  • Both Flesh & Not David Foster Wallace
  • Hamlet David Foster Wallace
  • Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace
  • Consider The Lobster David Foster Wallace
  • Oblivion David Foster Wallace
  • The Broom of the System David Foster Wallace
  • This Is Water David Foster Wallace
  • A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again David Foster Wallace
  • The Odyssey Homer
  • The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius David Eggers
  • Short Stories Ernest Hemingway
  • You Deserve Nothing Alexander Maksik
  • Getting Real 37 Signals
  • Bartleby the Scrivener Herman Melville
  • War & Peace Leo Tolstoy

2012

  • Big Questions Anders Nilsen
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Dharma Bums Jack Kerouac
  • The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway
  • Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
  • The Tao of Pooh Benjamin Hoff
  • e: The Story of a Number Eli Manor
  • The God Delusion Richard Dawkins

2011

  • 100 Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Everything is Illuminated Jonathan Safran Foer
  • A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
  • Ahead of the Curve Philip Delves Broughton
  • Candide Voltaire

2010

  • Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand
  • The Big Short Michael Lewis
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
  • A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking

B.R.E

  • On The Road Jack Kerouac
  • House of Leaves Mark Danielewski
  • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
  • The Fountainhead Ayn Rand
  • The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Stranger Albert Camus
  • 1984 George Orwell
  • Catch 22 Joseph Heller
  • The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Night Elie Wiesel
  • The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
  • Crime & Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
  • To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

Todo Fiction

  • Ulysses James Joyce
  • East of Eden John Steinbeck
  • Ommensetter’s Luck William H Gass
  • American Pastoral Philip Roth
  • Beloved Toni Morrison
  • 2666 Robert Bolano
  • Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Pastoralia George Saunders
  • Siddartha Hermann Hesse
  • The Glass Bead Game Hermann Hesse
  • Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller
  • JR William Gaddis
  • Leaving Atocha Station Ben Lerner
  • The Orchard Keeper Cormac McCarthy
  • Outer Dark Cormac McCarthy
  • Underworld Don Delillo
  • Austerlitz, The Emigrants, or The Rings of Saturn W.G. Sebald
  • Light Years James Salter
  • Life and Times of Michael K or Elizabeth Costello J.M. Coetzee
  • The Stories of Breece D’J Pancake Breece D’J Pancake
  • Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour J.D. Salinger
  • The Three-Body Problem Liu Cixin
  • The Stories of… Vladimir Nabokov
  • Pnin Vladimir Nabokov
  • Ada, or Ardor Vladimir Nabokov

Todo Non-Fiction

  • Gulag Archipelago Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel Jared Diamond
  • The Prince Machiavelli
  • Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid Douglas Hofstadter
  • The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion
  • In Cold Blood Truman Capote
  • Notes of a Native Son James Baldwin
  • Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • The Order of Time Carlo Rovelli