Books Read in 2019

(continuously updated)

Nonfiction

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life. Ed Yong.
The Whole-Brain Child. Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson.
Alien Phenomenology, or What I’s Like to Be a Thing. Ian Bogost.
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman.
Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things. Jane Bennett.
Our Bodies, Ourselves 2011. Boston Womens Health Book Collective, Judy Norsigian.
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ. Giulia Enders
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Anna Tsing.
Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy. Melissa Gregg.
Designing with the Body: Somaesthetic Interaction Design. Kristina Höök.
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. Shoshana Zuboff.
Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds. María Puig de la Bellacasa.
Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World. Meredith Broussard.
The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative. Christine Gross-Loh.

Literary Nonfiction

Men Explain Things to Me. Rebecca Solnit.
Becoming. Michelle Obama.
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot. Robert Macfarlane.
And Now We Have Everything. Meaghan O’Connell.
New Family Values. Andrew Solomon.

Fiction

The Great Believers. Rebecca Makkai.
The Orphan Master’s Son. Adam Johnson.
Less. Andrew Sean Greer.
The Sympathizer. Viet Thanh Nguyen.
The Sisters. Dervla McTiernan.
My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Ottessa Moshfegh.
Asymmetry. Lisa Halliday.
Normal People. Sally Rooney.
Circe. Madeline Miller.
Fates and Furies. Lauren Groff.
After Birth. Elisa Albert.
The Overstory. Richard Powers.
The Island of Dr. Moreau. H. G. Wells.
The Invisible Man. H. G. Wells.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. J. K. Rowling.
The Heart’s Invisible Furies. John Boyne.
Next Year in Havana. Chanel Cleeton.