books i read in 2018

  1. Faces of War by Andrew Bamji (NF) TWICE
  2. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nyugen (F) novel ½ read
  3. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (F) novel
  4. Mother’s and Other Strangers by Gina Sorell (F) novel
  5. Floating City by Kerri Sakamoto (F) novel
  6. Journey Prize Anthology #29 (F) shorts
  7. Dropout by Leslie Gavel (NF)
  8. Darwin’s Moving by Taylor Lambert (NF)
  9. Scroggy’s War by Howard Brenton (play)
  10. The Conjoined by Jen Sookfong Lee (F) novel
  11. Jesus on the Dashboard by Lisa Murphy-Lamb (F)(YA) novella
  12. Catalina by Liska Jacobs (F) novel
  13. Did You Ever Have a Family? by Bill Clegg (F) novel*
  14. Toby’s Room by Pat Barker (F) novel re-read
  15. Noonday by Pat Barker (F) novel re-read
  16. Following the River by Lorri Neilson Glenn (CNF) ½ read
  17. That Tiny Life by Erin Frances Fisher (F) shorts ½ read
  18. The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman (F) novel*
  19. The Concubine’s Daughter (NF) by Denise Chong
  20. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (F) novel*
  21. The Financial Lives of Poets by Jess Walter (F) novel
  22. Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood (CNF) essays
  23. The Figgs by Ali Bryan (F) novel
  24. The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Kineally (HF) novel
  25. How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee (NF) essays*
  26. Swing Time by Zadie Smith (F) novel
  27. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (F) novel re-read
  28. The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway (F) novel re-read
  29. Manuel for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin (F) shorts
  30. Brother by David Chariandy (F) novel*
  31. The End of the World as we Know it by Robert Goolrick (NF) memoir
  32. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (F) novel
  33. Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh (F) novel*
  34. Isadora by Amelia Gray (CNF) novel
  35. They Told Me There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley (NF) essays ½ read
  36. Outline by Rachel Cusk (F) novel*
  37. Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick de Witt (F)
  38. The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman (NF but a weird combo of crime + literary investigation)*
  39. It Starts with the Body by Hana Shafi (P) book
  40. Flawed by Andrea Dorfman (CNF) adult picture book
  41. No Good Asking by Fran Kimmel (F) (YA) novel
  42. The Only Story by Julian Barnes (F) novel
  43. The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (F) novel
  44. Galveston by Paul Quarrington (F) novel
  45. The Fact of a Body by Alexandrian Marzano-Lesnevich (CNF—crime + memoir)*
  46. Less by Andrew Sean Greer (F) novel*
  47. Calgary through the Eyes of a Writer by Shaun Hunter (NF)
  48. Sofie and Cecelia by Katherine Ashenburg (historical F) novel
  49. Waiting Anthology edited by Rona Altrows + Julie Sedivy (NF) ½ read
  50. How it Ended by Jay McInerney (F) short stories
  51. We’ll All be Burnt in Our Bed Some Night by Joel Thomas Hynes (F) novel
  52. True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey (F) novel
  53. The Selected Stories of Gordon Lish by Gordon Lish (F) short stories
  54. When We Were Birds by Maria Mutch (F) short stories

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