Read in 2021

Little, Big by John Crowley

Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore

Mort by Terry Pratchett

Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenbourg

The Heroine’s Journey by Gail Carriger

The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Otessa Moshfegh

Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin

Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different by Chuck Palahniuk

Starve Better: Surviving the Endless Horror of the Writing Life by Nick Mamatas

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders

Arbritrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Finna by Nino Cipri

King Bullet by Richard Kadrey

Theory of Bastards by Audrey Schulman

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach

The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling by Charles Johnson

In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine

My Spiritual Journey: Personal Reflections, Teachings, and Talks by The Dalai Lama

Waiting for the Galactic Bus by Parke Godwin

X’s For Eyes by Laird Barron

The Spy With No Pants by John Swartzwelder

Neverday by Carlton Mellick III

Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture by Emma Dabiri

Secret Lives of the Dalai Lama by Alexander Norman

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison

Call Me American by Abdi Nor Iftin

Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff VanderMeer

Gravity’s Angels by Michael Swanwick

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It’s Making the World a Weirder Place by Janelle Shane

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Point & Shoot by Duane Swierczynski

Hell & Gone by Duane Swierczynski

Fun & Games by Duane Swierczynski

Straw Dogs by John Gray

The Strange Bird by Jeff VanderMeer

Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb

Mad Ship by Robin Hobb

Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence

The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

The Price of Salt, or Carol by Patricia Highsmith

Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

The Brothers Jetstream: Levithan by Zig Zag Claybourne

Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford