Reading List for 2022

  1. My Name is Lucy Barton, Elizabeth Strout
  2. One Friday in April, Donald Antrim
  3. Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner (reread)
  4. Mouth to Mouth, Antoine Wilson
  5. Last Resort, Andrew Lipstein
  6. Mona, Pola Oloixarac
  7. Red Pill, Hari Kunzru (reread)
  8. Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction, Patricia Highsmith
  9. Devil House, John Darnielle
  10. Bunny, Mona Awad (reread)
  11. Mr. Sammler’s Planet, Saul Bellow
  12. The Fifth Child, Doris Lessing (reread)
  13. Luster, Raven Leilani
  14. This Must Be the Place, Maggie O’Farrell
  15. Dept. of Speculation, Jenny Offill (reread)
  16. Harlem Shuffle, Colson Whitehead
  17. In the Cut, Susanna Moore
  18. After Gregory, Austin Wright
  19. Herzog, Saul Bellow
  20. Portrait of an Unknown Lady, Maria Gainza
  21. The Free World, Louis Menand
  22. Cherish Farrah, Bethany C Morrow
  23. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
  24. Silverview, John LeCarre
  25. Sleepwalk, Dan Chaon
  26. Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel
  27. Watch Me Disappear, Janelle Brown
  28. The Only Good Indians, Stephen Graham Jones
  29. The Novelist, Jordan Castro
  30. The Paper Palace, Miranda Cowley Heller
  31. Still Lives, Maria Hummel
  32. Expats, Chris Pavone
  33. The Great Man Theory, Teddy Wayne
  34. Exit West, Mohsin Hamid
  35. The Push, Ashley Audrian
  36. The End of Days, Jenny Erpenbeck (reread)
  37. The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, George Saunders
  38. The Queen’s Gambit, Walter Tevis
  39. Freedom, Jonathan Franzen
  40. The Lost Daughter, Elena Ferrante (reread)
  41. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  42. 2 A.M. in Little America, Ken Kalfus
  43. Hurricane Girl, Marcy Dermansky
  44. Julia, Peter Straub
  45. Animal Farm, George Orwell (reread)
  46. Koko, Peter Straub
  47. Don’t Look Now, Daphne Du Maurier (reread)
  48. Pastoralia, George Saunders (reread)
  49. Open City, Teju Cole (reread)
  50. April in Spain, John Banville
  51. Lord of the Flies, William Golding (reread)
  52. Conversations With Friends, Sally Rooney (reread)
  53. Dr. No, Percival Everett
  54. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead
  55. Revenge, Yoko Ogawa (reread)
  56. The Disappearing Act, Catherine Steadman
  57. We Were Never Here, Andrea Bartz
  58. The Island, Adrian McKinley
  59. Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  60. Salem’s Lot, Stephen King
  61. The Hero of this Book, Elizabeth McCracken
  62. Bech: a Book, John Updike