2017 Books

Books Completed & Reviewed in 2017

The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin (audio)

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

The Unseen World by Liz Moore (audio)

The Dry by Jane Harper

Benediction by Kent Haruf (audio)

Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis

Last Days of Night by Graham Moore (audio)

It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario (audio)

The Girl in Green by Derek B. Miller

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman (audio)

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (audio)

Noah’s Compass by Anne Tyler (audio)

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

10:04 by Ben Lerner (audio)

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (audio)

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (audio)

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (audio)

American War by Omar El Akkad

Purity by Jonathan Franzen (audio)

Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel (audio)

White Fur by Jardine Libaire

The Circle by Dave Eggers (audio)

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

A Separation by Katie Kitamura (audio)

Before the Wind by Jim Lynch

Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane (audio)

Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie (audio)

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening by Manal Al-Sharif (audio)

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens (audio)

The Locals by Jonathan Dee

The Lightkeeper’s Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol (audio)

Reckless: My Life as a Pretender by Chrissie Hynde

Holding by Graham Norton (audio)

Outline by Rachel Cusk

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (audio)

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld (audio)

I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives by Roberto Canessa (audio)

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel (audio)

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Sourdough by Robin Sloan (audio)

The Last Neanderthal by Claire Cameron

Brother by David Chariandy

Unstoppable: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova (audio)

Fresh Complaint: Stories by Jeffrey Eugenides

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (audio)

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard