Books I am Currently Reading

Currently reading:  The Sportswriter by Richard Ford

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

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

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