reading list – 2015

an occasionally updated list of most of the things i’ve read for pleasure in 2015.

the buddha of suburbia – hanif kureishi
white teeth – zadie smith
the brief, wondrous life of oscar wao – junot diaz
the saint of incipient insanities – elif shafak
things are meaning less – al burian
burn collector fourteen – al burian
“quadraturin” – sigizmund krzhizhanovsky
“the bookmark” – sigizmund krzhizhanovsky
“someone else’s theme” – sigizmund krzhizhanovsky
fun home – alison bechdel
cheer the eff up – jonas
burn collector number 15 – al burian
can’t we talk about something more pleasant? – roz chast
best american comics 2011 – alison bechdel (ed.)
“the human fly” – t.c. boyle
a slow archive – josh honn
a visit from the goon squad – jennifer egan
east of the west – miroslav penkov
salt dancers – ursula hegi
the physics of sorrow – georgi gospodinov (trans. angela rodel)
marbles: mania, depression, michelangelo, and me – ellen forney
are you my mother? – alison bechdel
paper knowledge – lisa gitelman
let’s explore diabetes with owls – david sedaris
boy, snow, bird – helen oyeyemi
a tale for the time being – ruth ozeki