1. The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama

  2. The Revolutionary Samuel Adams by Stacy Schiff

  3. Riverman by Ben McGrath


  1. The Cloisters by Katy Hays

  2. Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi

  3. Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese

  4. Lessons by Ian McEwan

  5. Liberation Day by George Saunders

  6. The Maze by Nelson DeMille

  7. Now Is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson

  8. The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy

  9. Properties of Thirst by Marianne Wiggins

  10. Shutter by Ramona Emerson

  11. Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro

  12. The Singularities by John Banville


  1. Give Unto Others by Donna Leon

  2. Going Rogue by Janet Evanovich

  3. Livid by Patricial Cornwell

  4. The Locked Room by Elly Griffiths

  5. No Plan B by Lee Child

  6. The Rising Tide by Ann Cleeves

  7. A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny


  1. American Midnight by Adam Hochschild

  2. And There Was Light by Jon Meacham

  3. Fen, Bog & Swamp by Annie Proulx

  4. Go-To Dinners by Ina Garten

  5. Indigenous Continent by Pekka Hamalainen

  6. The Invisible Kingdom by Meghan O’Rourke

  7. Life Is Hard by Kieran Setiya

  8. The Myth of Normal by Gabor Mate M.D.

  9. The Philosophy of Modern Song by Bob Dylan

  10. The Song of the Cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  11. Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson

  12. Visual Thinking by Temple Grandin

  13. What If? 2 by Randall Munroe