A Running Reading List

At the end of every year, my mother and my friend Ann and I exchange our yearly reading lists. As a result, I have my lists from 2001 onward. Enjoy. Find yourself a good read.

Book List

2001

Marie Rudisill – The Southern Haunting of Truman Capote

James Carville – Stinkin’ The Case for Loyalty

James Carville – And the Horse He Rode In On

James Carville – We’re Right and Their Wrong

Henry Miller – Moloch: Or This Gentile World

William Wiser – The Twilight Years: Paris in the 1930s

Peggy Guggenheim – Confessions Of An Art Addict

David Mamet – Writing in Restaurants

Louis Auchincloss – Woodrow Wilson

Marie Gordon – Joan of Arc

Douglas Brinkley – Rosa Parks

Deborah Tannen – The Argument Culture

Zora Neal Hurston – Their Eyes Were Watching God

Slavenka Drakulic – Care Europe : Life After Communism

Al Franken – Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot

John Howard Griffin – Black Like Me

Milan Kundera – Testaments Betrayed

Steven Dunderson & Rob Morris – House and Home

Vincent Bugliosi – The Betrayal of America

Gerry Spence – How to Argue and Win Every Time

Milan Kundera – The Farewell Party

Sherwin B. Nuland –  Leonardo de Vinci

Alan M. Dershowitz – The Best Defense

Slavenka Krakulic – How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

Eric Schlosser – Fast Food Nation

George H. Smith – Atheism: The Case Against God

Alan M. Dershowitz – Letters to a Young Lawyer

Alan M. Dershowitz – Reasonable Doubts

Michael Kingsley, ed. The Slate Diaries

Michael Paterniti – Driving Mr. Albert

2002

Russel Martin – Beethoven’s Hair

Hermann Hesse – Steppenwolf

David Sedaris – Me Talk Pretty One Day

Dave Edmonds & John Eidenow – Wittgenstein’s Poker

David Sedaris – Naked

V.S. Naipaul – Among the Believers

V.S. Naipaul – Beyond Belief

Chris Matthews – Now Let Me Tell You What I Really Think

Michael Ondaatje – Anil’s Ghost

V.S. Naipaul – A Turn in the South

Viktor E. Frankl – Man’s Search for Meaning

Andrea Tone – Devices and Desires

David Sedaris – Barrel Fever

Christopher Hitchens – Letters to a Young Contrarian

Alain de Botton – The Art of Travel

Adam Haslett – You Are Not A Stranger Here

Michael Shermer – How We Believe

V.S. Naipaul – India: A Wounded Civilization

Colson Whitehead – John Henry Days

2003

Penelope Hughes Hallett – The Immortal Dinner

Normal F. Cantor – In the Wake of the Plague: the Black Death and the World It Made

Greg Critser – Fat Land

Jim Collins – Good to Great

Candace Bushnell – Sex and the City

Samantha Weinberg – A Fish Caught in Time

Eric Schlosser – Reefer Madness

Michael Neumeier – Brand Gap

Simon Winchester – The Map that Changed the World

Frederick Lewis Allen – Only Yesterday

V.S. Naipaul – India: A Million Mutinies Now

Alexa Albert – Brothel: Mustang Ranch and It’s Women

James Laxer – Discovering America

Al Franken – Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

Robert Darnton: George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century

Don Delillo – White Noise

Jessica Warner – Craze: Gin and Debauchery in the Age of Reason

Simon Winchester – Krakatoa

Tony Horwitz – Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War

2004

Bill Bryson – In a Sunburned Country

Stanley Weintraub – Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce

Augusten Burroughs – Dry: A Memoir

Augusten Burroughs – Running with Scissors

Tony Horwitz – Baghdad Without a Map

Bill Bryson – Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

Bill Bryson – Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Mary Roach – Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Bill Bryson – Notes from a Small Island

Peter Mayle – A Year in Provence

David Lamb – The Arabs: Journey Beyond the Mirage

Audre Dubas, III – The House of Sand and Fury

Bill Bryson, ed. – the Best American Travel Writing, 2000

Geraldine Brooks – Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Suze Orman – The Nine Steps to Financial Freedom

Cynthia and Anna Benson – Firm for Life

David Sedaris – Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Ian Frazier – The Best American Travel Writing, 2003

Tim Cahill – Hold the Enlightenment

Jan v. White – Editing by Design

Ken Cato – Design by Thinking

Milan Kundera – Ignorance

Frederick Lewis Allen – Since Yesterday, 1929-1939

Tim Cahill – Pecked to Death by Ducks

Tony Howitz – Blue Latitudes

Sean O’Relly, ed.  – Hyenas Laughed At Me and Now I Know Why

Sarah Vowell – The Partly Cloudy Patriot

Pete McCarthy – McCarthy’s Bar: A Journey of Discovery in the West of Ireland

Sarah Vowell – Take the Cannoli: Stories from the New World

Sarah Vowell – Radio On: A Listener’s Diary

W. Hampton Sides – Stomping Ground: A Pilgrim’s Progress Through Eight American Subcultures

Hank Stuever – Off Ramp: Adventures and Heartache in the American Elsewhere

Steve Almond – Candy Freak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

Augusten Burroughs – Magical Thinking

Slavenka Drakulic – The Balkan Express: Fragments from the Other Side of War

Nick Flynn – Another Bullshit Night in Suck City

Paul Theroux – The Best American Travel Writing, 2001

2005

Hollis Gillespie – Confessions of a Recovering Slut

James Frey – A Million Little Pieces

The Best of Outside: The First 20 Years

Tim Cahill – Jaguars Ripped My Flesh

William Bridges – Transitions

Dalai Lama – The Art of Happiness

Melissa Bank – The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Jeanette Winterson – The Passion

Jennifer Gonnerman – Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett

Garrison Keiller – Homegrown Democrat

Alain de Botton – Status Anxiety

2006

Alice Sebold – Lucky

James Frey – My Friend Leonard

Azar Nafisi – Reading Lotlita in Tehran

Pico Iyer – The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home

Hollis Gillespie – Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch : Tales from a Bad Neighborhood

Pico Iyer – Sun After Dark: Flights Into the Foreign

Vladimir Nabokov – Lolita

Willa Cather – Death Comes for the Archbishop

Pearl S. Buck – The Good Earth

Robin Williams – Web Design Workshop

Melissa Bank – The Wonder Spot

George Carlin – When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops

Greg Critser – Generation Rx

Chuck Palahniuk – Diary

Laurie Notaro – Autobiography of a Fat Bride

Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner

Chuck Palahniuk – Stranger than Fiction

Bruce Robinson – The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman

Tim Cahill – Road Fever

Julia Scheeres – Jesus Land

2007

Bill Bryson – A Walk in the Woods

Hampton Sides – Americana

Tim Cahill, ed. – The Best American Travel Writing, 2006

Augusten Burroughs – Possible Side Effects

Frances Mayes – Under the Tuscan Sun

William Faulkner – As I Lay Dying

Jacqueline Cangro, ed. – The Subway Chronicles: Scenes from Life in New York

Sarah Turnbull – Almost French

Norah Vincent – Self-Made Man

Diablo Cody – Candy Girl: A year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper

Frances Mayes – Bella Tuscany

Irvin Yalom – Momma and the Meaning of Life: Tales of Psychotherapy

Alexandra Fuller – Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

Tom Negrino and Dori Smith – Macromedia Dreamweaver 8

Emma Larkin – Finding George Orwell in Burma

Marilyn Johnson – The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasure of Obituaries

Asne Seierstad – The Bookseller of Kabul

James C. Hunter – The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership

Lisa Takeuchi Cullen – Remember Me: A Lively Tour of the New American Way of Death

Jhumpa Lahiri – Interpreter of Maladies

Peter Mayle – Acquired Tastes

Howard Schultz – Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time

Eric Hansen – The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer

Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

Eric Hansen – Strangers in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo

Eric Hansen – Orchid Fever: A Horticulture Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy

Rachel Dewoskin – Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China

Irvin D. Yalom – Love’s Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy

2008

Graham Greene: The Quiet American

Tim Cahill – Pass the Butterworms: Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered

Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love

Julian Barnes – Flaubert’s Parrot

Adam Gopnick – Paris to the Moon

Anthony Bourdain – Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Graham Greene – The End of the Affair

Christopher Hunt – Waiting for Fidel

Patrick Symmes – Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend

Paul Loeb and Suzanne Hlavacek – Smarter Than You think

Patricia B. McConnell – The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs

Miranda July – No One Belongs Here More Than You

J. Maarten Troost – The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

J. Maarten Troost – Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu

David Sedaris – When You Are Engulfed in Flames

2009

Susan Orlean, ed. – The Best American Travel Writing, 2007

Chuck Palahniuk – Choke

Tim Cahill – Lost in My Own Backyard: A Walk in Yellowstone

Elizabeth Castro – HTML, XHTML, and Css

Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns

Burkhard Bilger – Noodling for Flatheads: Moonshine, Monster Catfish, and the Other Southern Comforts

Chuck Thompson – Smile When You’re Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer

Eric Hansen – Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

Pete Jordan – Dishwasher: One Man’s Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States

Cecily Von Ziegesar – Gossip Girl

Barack Obama – Dreams of My Father

Anthony Bourdain, ed. The Best American Travel Writing, 2008

Jeffrey Eugenides – Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides – The Virgin Suicides

Mike Daisy – 21 Dog Years: Doing Time at Amazon.com

2010

Katherine Ulrich – Flash CS4 Professional

Cesar Millan – Be the Pack Leader

Henry Miller – The Rosy Crucifixion 1: Sexus

Henry Miller – The Rosy Crucifixion 2: Plexus

Henry Miller – The Rosy Crucifixion 3: Nexus

Rosamund and Benjamin Zander – The Art of Possibility

Alain de Botton – How Proust Can Change Your Life (second read)

Alain de Botton – The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Alain de Botton – The Architecture of Happiness

Lauren Weber – In Cheap We Trust: The Story of a Misunderstood American Virtue

Kelly Cutrone – If You Have to Cry, Go Outside

J. Maarten Troost – Lost on Planet China

Jon Krakauer – Into the Wild

Cesar Millan – Cesar’s Rules: Your Way to Train a Well Behaved Dog

Michael Schaffer – One Nation Under Dog: America’s Love Affair with our Dogs

2011

Chuck Thompson – To Hellholes and Back: Bribes, Lies, and the Art of Extreme Tourism

Alexandra Horowitz – Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Gary Dell’Abate – They Call Me Baba Booey

Cesar Millan – Be the Pack Leader

Sloane Crosley – I Was Told There’d Be Cake

Randy Kennedy – Subwayland: Adverturns in the World Beneath New York

Bernard-Henri Levy – American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville

Jonathan Franzen – How to Be Alone: Essays

Stefan Bechtel – Dogtown: Tales of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Redemption

Malcolm Gladwell – Outliers: The Story of Success

Tim Clissfold – Mr. China: A Memoir

Stephanie Meyer – Breaking Dawn

Patton Oswalt – Zombie, Spaceship, Wasteland

Anthony Bourdain – Medium Raw

David Sedaris – Holidays on Ice

Sloane Crosley – How Did You Get This Number

Stephanie Meyer – Twilight

Stephanie Meyer – New Moon

Stephanie Meyer – Eclipse

Mishna Wolff – I’m Down: A Memoir

Carl Hoffman – The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World via It’s Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Planes, and Trains

Michael Tonello – Bringing Home the Birkin: My Life in Hot Pursuit of the World’s Most Coveted Handbag

Adam Carolla – In 50 Years, We’ll All Be Dead

Jillian Lauren – Some Girls: My Life in a Harem

Mark Bryan, Julia Cameron, and Catherine Allen – The Artist’s Way at Work: Riding the Dragon – Twelve Weeks to Creative Freedom

Frances Mayes, ed. – The Best American Travel Writing, 2002

2012

Virginia and Lee McAlester – A Field Guide to American Houses

Kelly Cutrone – Normal Gets You Nowhere

Tina Fey – Bossypants

Jeroen Van Bergeijk – My Mercedes is Not for Sale

Mireille Guiliano – French Women for all Seasons

Adam Carolla – Not Taco Bell Material

Neil Steinberg – Drunkard: A Hard Drinking Life

Malcolm Gladwell – What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures

Chuck Klosterman – Eating the Dinosaur

2013

Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D. – For the Love of a Dog

Miranda July – It Chooses You

Suzanne Clothier – If a Dog’s Prayers Were Answered, Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening our Relationship with Dogs

W. Timothy Gallwey – The Inner Game of Tennis

Tim Gunn – A Guide to Quality, Taste, and Style

Michelle Nevis and James Nevis – Inside the Apple: A Streetwise History of New York

Sloane Crosley, ed. – The Best American Travel Writing, 2011

Jonah Lehrer – Proust Was a Neuroscientist

Jon Ronson – The Psychopath Test

NY Transit Museum – Subway Style: 100 Years of Architecture and Design in the NYC Subway

Allee Sparberg Alexiou – The Flatiron

Chuck Thompson – Better Off Without Them: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession

Malcolm Gladwell – Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

2014

Stephen Budianky – The Truth About Dogs

Marc Maron – Attempting Normal

David Sedaris – Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls

Patti Smith – Just Kids

Andre Agassi – Open

Daniel Drennan – The New York Diaries

J. Maarten Troost – Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story

Sophia Amoruso – #Girlboss

Rosecrans Baldwin – Paris, I Love You, But You’re Bringing Me Down

2015

Christopher Winn – I Never Knew That About New York

Simon Doonan – The Asylum

Olivier Magny – Stuff Parisians Like

Jon Ronson – So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Benny Lewis – Fluent in 3 Months

David Epstein – The Sports Gene

Elizabeth Cline – Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

2016

Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin – Skinny Bitch

Nina Garcia – The Little Black Book of Style

Patrick Smith – Ask the Pilot

Daniel Goleman – Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Simon Sinek – Leaders Eat Last

Bill Bishop – Going to the Net: Winning the Psychological Game of Tennis (And Life)

Simon Sinek – Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Sam Quinones – Dreamland: True Tales of America’s Opiate Epidemic

William Alexander – Flirting with French: How A Language Charmed Me, Seduced Me, and Nearly Broke My Heart

Fredrick Eklund – The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone

Julie Barlow – The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Code of French Conversation Revealed

2017

Sebastian Junger – Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Jon Ronson – Them

Adam Grant – Originals: How Non-Conformists Made the World

Yann Martel – Life of Pi

Michael Lewis – Boomerang: Travels in the Third World

William Skidelsky – Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

Maria Sharapova – Unstoppable

Cheryl Strayed – Wild

David Greene – Midnight in Siberia

Mary Roach – Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Dan Harris – 10% Happier

Gabrielle Bernstein – the Universe Has Your Back

2018

Thomas L. Friedman – Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration

Melissa Milgrom – Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy

Robert Wright – Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

Penny Garfinkle – Buddha or Bust: In Search of Truth, Memory, Happiness, and The Man Who Found Them All

Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman – Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit and Be A Whole Lot Happier

Mark Epstein, MD – Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart: A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness

Vivian Gornick – The Old Woman and the City: A Memoir

Daniel Pink – Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Maryn McKenna – Big Chicken: How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed The Way The World Eats

David Foster Wallace – String Theory

Austin Kleon – Steal Like an Artist

Adam Gopnik – Through the Children’s Gate: At Home In New York

Lee Gutkind, ed. – The Best Creative Nonfiction, Vol 2

Dana Thomas – Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster

James Blake – Breaking Back: How I Lost Everything and Won Back My Life

Rafael Nadal = Rafa

Sian Beilock – Choke! What The Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To

Daniel Pink – A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainedness Will Rule the World

Brad Warner – Sit Down and Shut Up: Punk Rock Commentaries on Buddha, God, Truth, Sex, Death, and Dogen’s Treasury of the Right Dharma Eye

Robert Sullivan – Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants

Brad Warner – Don’t Be A Jerk and Other Practical Advice from Dogan, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master

Shawn Smucker – Building a Life Out of Words

2019

L. Jon Wertheim – Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played

Brad Warner – Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies, and the Truth About Reality

Rowan Ricardo Phillips – The Circuit: A Tennis Odyssey

Mark Epstein, MD – Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

Patrick Mouratoglou – The Coach

Jake Dobkin – Ask A Native New Yorker: Hard Earned Advice on Surviving and Thriving in the Big City

Judy Murray – Knowing the Score: My Family and Our Tennis Story

Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson – Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food

Brad Warner – Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate

Carrie Brownstein – Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir

Malcolm Gladwell – Outliers: The Story of Success

Arthur Jeon – City Dharma: Keeping Your Cool in the Chaos

2020

Malcolm Gladwell – Blink

Piper Kerman – Orange is the New Black

Tom Jokinen – Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker in Training

Casey Schwartz – Attention: A Love Story

Elizabeth Wurtzel – Prozac Nation

Wayne Koesternbaum – Andy Warhol

Trevor Noah – Born A Crime

Michael Rips – The Golden Flea: A Story of Obsession and Collecting

Hunter S. Thompson – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

Louise Bernikow – Dreaming in Libro: How A Good Dog Tamed a Bag woman

Sloane Crosley – How Did You Get This Number

Michael Arceneaux – I Don’t Want to Die Poor

Stephen King – On Writing

Michelle Alexander – The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Chuck Klosterman – Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

Anne Lamott – Bird by Bird

Stieg Larsson – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

David Sedaris – Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002

Stieg Larsson – The Girl Who Played With Fire

2021

Stieg Larsson – The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Hillary Allen – Out and Back: A Runner’s Story of Survival Against All Odds

William B. Helmreich – The Manhattan Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide

Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Black Gopnik – Warhol

Rosecrans Baldwin – Everything Now: Lessons from the City State of Los Angeles

Jonathan Safran Foer – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Ben Rhodes – The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House

Peter L. Bergen – Manhunt: The 10 Year Search for bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad

John Steinbeck – Cannery Row

Thomas Dyja – New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation

Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone – Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World

Haruki Murakami – What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Phil Knight – Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Michael Pollan – This is Your Mind on Plants

David Sedaris – A Carnival of Snakery

Gerald Marzorati – Seeing Serena

Megan Rapinoe – One Life

Anthony Bourdain – Kitchen Confidential (second read)

Michael Pollan – In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind

Rebecca Solnit – Men Explain Things to Me

2022

Emily Rapp Black – Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Joshua Foer – Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Scott Berkun – The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

Martha Wells – All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries

Alfons Kaiser – Karl Lagerfeld: A Life in Fashion

Pietra Rivoli – Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and the Politics of World Trade.

Sarah Vowell, ed. The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2017

Brad Warner – Letters to a Dead Friend About Zen

David Shaftel and Caitlin Thompson, eds. Racquet: The Book

Meg Bowles, et. al, eds. How To Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from the Moth

David Sedaris – Happy-Go-Lucky

Bruce Mowday – Stealing Wyeth

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz – Dr. Mutter’s Marvels

Malcolm Gladwell – Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know

Stephen King – It

Anthony Doerr – All the Light We Cannot See

Dave Eggers, ed. – The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2002

Alexandra Horowitz – On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation

Michael Booth – Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan

Claire Wilcox – Patch Work: A Life Amongst Clothes

Norman Ohler – Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Michelle Zauner – Crying in H Mart

Robert I Sutton, Ph.D. – The No Asshole Rule: Building A Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t

Richard Russo – The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers, and Life

Angie Thomas – The Hate U Give

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus – Love People, Use Things

Bruce Levin – Thaddeus Stevens: Civil War Revolutionary, Fighter for Racial Justice

Catherine Burns, ed. – The Moth

Charles Leerhsen – Down and Out in Paradise: The Life of Anthony Bourdain

2023

Jennifer 8. Lee – The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

Camper English – Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, and Spirits

Tori Dunlap – Financial Feminist

James Clear – Atomic Habits