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These are the books I read in 2021

Currently reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


  1. The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
  2. The Searcher by Tana French
  3. In the Woods by Tana French
  4. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  5. The Camel Club by David Baldacci
  6. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
  7. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  8. The Witch Elm by Tana French
  9. The Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian
  10. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  11. Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
  12. Sir Gawin and the Green Knight
  13. Bewilderment by Richard Powers
  14. Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
  15. When Ghosts Come Home by Wiley Cash


  1. The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Hhat Hanh
  2. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  3. Think on These Things by Jiddu Krishnamurti
  4. Being Ram Dass by Ram Dass
  5. Four Ways to the Center by Alan Watts
  6. Becoming Nobody by Ram Dass
  7. The Hero’s Code by William McRaven
  8. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  9. Born a Crime: Stories From a South Africian Childhood by Trevor Noah
  10. How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith
  11. The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell

Poetry Collections:

These are the books I have read so far in 2020

1. The Racketeer ​by John Grisham
2. Nothing Ventured ​by Jeffery Archer  
3. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
4. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
5.  Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
6. The Fire Prince ​by Daniel Silva
7. A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
8. a land more kind than home by Wiley Cash
9. this dark road to mercy ​by Wiley Cash
10. The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian 
11. The Last Ballad ​by Wiley Cash
12. The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera
13. The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
14. The Things We Cannot Say By Kelly Rimmer
15. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
16. Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly
17. Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
18. Less ​by Andrew Sean Greer
19. Fair Warning by Michael Connelly
20. The Night Fire ​by Michael Connelly
21. The Murmur of Bees ​by Sofia Segovia
22. The Associate ​by John Grisham
23. A Burning  by Megha Majumdar
24. Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

25. Half Light by Tayari Jones

26. Camino Winds by John Grisham

27. Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer

28. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

29. The Leavers by Lisa Ko

30. The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly

1. Coming Closer to Ourselves by Pema Chodron
2. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield  
3. Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield
4. Meta Human ​by Deepak Chopra
5. The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield
6. ​The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer 
7. The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown
8. The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

9. Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh

10. Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty

11. The Buddha on Death Row by David Sheff

12. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

​Poetry Collections: 

  1. Counting Descent by Clint Smith
  2. Whale Day by Billy Collins

These are the books I have read so far in 2019

1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
2. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
3. Circe ​by Madeline Miller
4. The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
5. The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
6. Heads You Win by Jeffery Archer
7. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
8. Jazz by Toni Morrison
9. The Leavers by Lisa Ko
10.  Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
11. A Mystery of Errors by Simon Hawke
12. The Language of Sycamores by Lisa Wingate
13. The Fall of Giants  by Ken Follett
14. Warlight ​by Michael Ondaatje
15. The Orphan Master’s Son ​by Adam Johnson
16. The Immoralist by Andre Gide
17. Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
18. Patriotism by Yukio Mishima
19. Winter in the World by Ken Follett 
20.  The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead 
21.  The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger
22. Child of God ​by Cormac McCarthy
23. Exit West ​by Mohsin Hamid
24. The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
25. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
26. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
27. The Sportswriter ​by Richard Ford
​28. Dr. Jekyll  and Mr. Hyde ​by Robert Louis Stevenson
29. The Guardians  ​by John Grisham
30. The Leavers (2) by Lisa Ko
31. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
32. God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
33. 36 Righteous Men ​by Steven Pressfield

1.  ​After the Ecstasy, the Laundry by Jack Kornfield 
2. Can’t Hurt Me ​by David Goggins
3. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
4. Getting Unstuck by Pema Chodron
5. ​Awakening the Buddhist Heart  by Lama Surya Das
6. Buddha is as Buddha Does by Lama Surya Das 
7. Literary Modernism: The Struggle for Modern History  by Jeffery Perl
8. The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh
9. Awakening the Buddha Within by Lama Surya Das
10. Basic Buddhism ​by Robert Thurman
​11. Inner Engineering  by Sadhguru
12. Midnight with the Mystics by Cheryl Simone
13. White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Poetry Collections:
1. The Lives of the Heart by Jane Hirshfield 

​These are the books I have read so far in 2018
1.  Two Kinds by Michael Connelly
2.  Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan 
3.  Macbeth by William Shakespeare
4.  Othello by William Shakespeare
5.  Camino Island by John Grisham 
6.  Hamlet by William Shakespeare 
7. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
9. My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
10.  The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado
11.  Bear Town by Fredrik Backman
12.  Tracks by Louise Erdrich
13.  The Only Story by Julian Barnes
14.  Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
15.  Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
16.  The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
17. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
18.  The Rooster Bar by John Grisham
19.  An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
20.  The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2) by Neil Gaiman
21.  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
22. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
23.  The Flight Attendant  by Chris Bohjalian
24.  Where You Once Belonged by Kent Haruf
1.  The Art of Reading Poetry by Harold Bloom
2. Will in the World  by Steven Greenblatt
3.  Embarrassment:  and the Emotional Underlife of Learning by Thomas Newkirk
4.  The Western Canon:The Books and School of  the Ages by Harold Bloom
5.  The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield
6. Wait, What? And Life’s Other Essential Questions by James E. Ryan
7.  Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt 
8.  Being in Balance by Wayne Dyer
9.  Educated by Tara Westover