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Books Read in 2015


Fiction
1. Dead Boys - Gabriel Squailia
2. The Getaway God - Richard Kadrey
3. Love Me Back - Merritt Tierce
4. Sister Golden Hair - Darcey Steinke
5. The Hour of the Star - Clarice Lispector
*6. Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
7. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami
8. Ugly Girls - Lindsay Hunter
9. The Passion According to G.H. - Clarice Lispector
10. The Galaxy Game - Karen Lord
*11. Near Enemy - Adam Sternbergh
12. This Dark Road to Mercy - Wiley Cash
13. The Just City - Jo Walton
**14. The Rabbit Back Literature Society - Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen
**15. Glow - Ned Beauman
16. Elysium - Jennifer Marie Brissett
-17. The Deep - Nick Cutter
18. How To Be Both - Ali Smith
-19. Wildalone - Krassi Zourkova
20. Outline - Rachel Cusk
*21. Boxer, Beetle - Ned Beauman
22. My Sunshine Away - M.O. Clark
23. The Teleportation Accident - Ned Beauman
24. The Paying Guests - Sarah Waters
25. Undercity - Catherine Asaro
*26. Signal To Noise - Silvia Moreno-Garcia
27. Act of God - Jill Ciment
28. Find Me - Laura Van Den Berg
29. Clean - Alex Hughes
-30. The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty - Amanda Filipacchi
31. Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
32. The Devil's Detective - Simon Kurt Unsworth
33. Persona - Genevieve Valentine
*34. Satin Island - Tom McCarthy
35. The Lost Boys Symphony - Mark Andrew Ferguson
**36. The Manual of Detection - Jedediah Berry
37. Speedboat - Renata Adler
38. All the Old Knives - Olen Steinhauer
39. Mr. Kiss and Tell - Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
40. Hausfrau - Jill Alexander Essbaum
41. The Wisdom of Perversity - Rafael Yglesias
42. Bones & All - Camille DeAngelis
43. The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing - Nicholas Rombes
*44. The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster
45. Remainder - Tom McCarthy
46. The Walls Around Us - Nova Ren Suma
47. The Affinities - Robert Charles Wilson
**48. When We Were Animals - Joshua Gaylord
49. The Ghost Network - Catie Disabato
50. Seating Arrangements - Maggie Shipstead
*51. The Fortunate Fall - Raphael Carter
52. All the Rage - Courtney Summers
53. The Book of Phoenix - Nnedi Okorafor
*54. The Familiar, Volume I: One Rainy Day in May - Mark Z. Danielewski
55. Crazy Rich Asians - Kevin Kwan
56. Terms of Enlistment - Marko Kloos
57. Black Light - Elizabeth Hand
58. A Head Full of Ghosts - Paul Tremblay
59. Oh! You Pretty Things - Shanna Mahin
60. Foxglove Summer - Ben Aaronovitch
[61. Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany]
[62. Hat Full of Sky - Terry Pratchett]
**63. The Book of Speculation - Erika Swyler
64. Dead Ice - Laurell K. Hamilton
65. The Long-Legged Fly - James Sallis
**66. The Unnoticeables - Robert Brockway
67. Shadowshaper - Daniel Jose Older
68. My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante
69. Dark Orbit - Carolyn Ives Gilman
70. The Water Knife - Paolo Bacigalupi
-71. Disclaimer - Renee Knight
*72. Last First Snow - Max Gladstone
73. China Rich Girlfriend - Kevin Kwan
74. The Blonde - Duane Swierczynski
*75. Dear Daughter - Elizabeth Little
76. Killing Pretty - Richard Kadrey
77. Fun & Games - Duane Swierczynski
78. Half-Resurrection Blues - Daniel Jose Older
79. Heirs of Grace - Tim Pratt
80. Little Pretty Things - Lori Rader-Day
**81. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin
*82. A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara
83. The Black Hour - Lori Rader-Day
84. The Husband's Secret - Liane Moriarty
85. What Alice Forgot - Liana Moriarty
-86. Armada - Ernest Cline
*87. The Dream of Perpetual Motion - Dexter Palmer
*88. The People in the Trees - Hanya Yanagihara
89. The Dark Forest - Cixin Liu
*90. Lair of Dreams - Libba Bray
-91. The Casualties - Nick Holdstock
92. The End of All Things - John Scalzi
93. Follow Her Home - Steph Cha
-94. Kiss Me, Kill Me - Lauren Henderson
95. All Our Pretty Songs - Sarah McCarry
96. The Monsters of Templeton - Lauren Groff
**97. The Traitor Baru Cormorant - Seth Dickenson
98. Dirty Wings Sarah McCarry
99. Luna: New Moon - Ian McDonald
100. About a Girl - Sarah McCarry
101. Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie
102. Everything Everything - Nicola Yoon
103. Zeroes - Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
104. Lightless - C. A. Higgins
*105. The Rest of Us Just Live Here - Patrick Ness
106. My Struggle: Book One - Karl Ove Knausgaard
107. Planetfall - Emma Newman
108. Slade House - David Mitchell
**109. Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff
-110. Dark Rooms - Lili Anolik
111. Troubled Waters - Sharon Shinn
112. Arcadia - Lauren Groff
**113. Wonderland - Stacey D'Erasmo
114. Black Hole - Bucky Sinister
115. My Struggle: Book Two - Karl Ove Knausgaard

Collections/Anthologies
1. By Light We Knew Our Names - Anne Valente
2. Kaleidoscope - edited by Julia Rios & Alisa Krasnostein
3. Power Ballads - Will Boast
4. The Hall of Small Mammals - Thomas Pierce
**5. Bluets - Maggie Nelson
6. Loitering - Charles D'Ambrosio
7. Irregular Verbs and Other Stories - Matthew Johnson
8. Something Bright, Then Holes - Maggie Nelson
9. Motherland, Fatherland, Homelandsexuals - Patricia Lockwood
*10. Jane (A Murder) - Maggie Nelson
11. Hieroglyph: Visions for a Better Future - edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer
12. Lit From Within: Contemporary Masters on the Art and Craft of Writing - edited by Kevin Haworth and Dinty W. Moore
13. Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion - Meghan Daum
14. Faithful and Virtuous Night - Louise Gluck
15. Junkyard Ghost Revival -Anis Mojgani, Andrea Gibson, Buddy Wakefield, Criston O'Keefe Aptowicz, Derrick Brown, Robbie Q. Telfer, Sonya Renee
16. The Isle of Youth - Laura van den Berg
17. There's Something I Want You To Do - Charles Baxter
18. The Best of the Best American Poetry - edited by Robert Pinsky
19. Belmont - Stephen Burt
20. Lucky Alan and other stories - Jonathan Lethem
21. Get in Trouble - Kelly Link
22. Dear Ghosts, - Tess Gallagher
**23. War of the Foxes - Richard Siken
24. The Doll Collection - edited by Ellen Datlow
25. Old Venus - edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
26. My Misspent Youth - Meghan Daum
27. Bone - Yrsa Daley-Ward
28. The Last Two Seconds - Mary Jo Bang
29. Music for Wartime - Rebecca Makkai
-30. Gutshot - Amelia Gray
31. Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town - John Philip Johnson
32. Wolf Skin - Mary McMyne
33. The Dishonesty of Dreams - A.J. Odasso
34. Hungry Constellations - Mike Allen
35. Mourning Jewelry - Stephanie Wytovich
36. Space Traveler - Benjamin Grossberg
37. Venus Intervention - Corrine De Winter & Alessandro Manzetti
38. Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings - Shirley Jackson
39. 20th Century Ghosts - Joe Hill
40. The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith - Patricia Highsmith
41. impossible bottle - Claudia Emerson
42. Meaty - Samantha Irby
43. The Sex Lives of Monsters - Helen Marshall
*44. How to Leave Hialeah - Jennine Capo Crucet
45. Delicate Edible Birds - Lauren Groff
46. Scattered at Sea - Amy Gerstler

Nonfiction
1. Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body - Armand Marie Leroi
*2. The Secret History of Wonder Woman - Jill Lepore
**3. What We See When We Read - Peter Mendelsund
4. Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design - Charles Montgomery
5. Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies, and Revolution - Laurie Penny
6. The Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World - Mimi Sheraton
7. Cover - Peter Mendelsund
*8. Our Mathematical Universe - Max Tegmark
*9. The Red Parts - Maggie Nelson
10. Chroma - Derek Jarman
11. How To Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery - Kevin Ashton
12. Life Would Be Perfect if I Lived in That House - Meghan Daum
13. Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness - Rebecca Solnit
**14. The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning - Maggie Nelson
*15. Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner - Judy Melinek & T. J. Mitchell
16. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry - Jon Ronson
17. The Adderall Diaries - Stephen Elliott
18. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty - Andrew Bolton
19. On Immunity - Eula Biss
20. I <3 Your Style - Amanda Brooks
21. The Supermodern Wardrobe - Andrew Bolton
22. Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations - Andrew Bolton
23. Knitting in Plain English - Maggie Righetti
24. Ongoingness: The End of a Diary - Sarah Manguso
*25. A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic - Peter Turchi
*26. Irritable Hearts: A PTSD Love Story - Mac McClelland
27. Up, Up, and Oy Vey: How Jewish History, Culture, and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero - Simcha Weinstein
*28. Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science - Alice Dreger
*29. What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine - Danielle Ofri
30. One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal - Alice Dreger
31. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson
**32. Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad - Brett Martin
33. Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World - Bruce Schneier
34. It's Complicated: the social lives of networked teens - danah boyd
*35. Just Kids - Patti Smith
*36. We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order To Live - Joan Didion
37. Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art - Arthur I. Miller
38. Rust: The Longest War - Jonathan Waldman
*39. Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano - Dana Thomas
40. Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery - Robert Kolker
41. The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year - Matt McCarthy
42. All Who Go Do Not Return - Shulem Deen
*43. The Argonauts - Maggie Nelson
44. The Art and Making of Hannibal - Jesse McLean
45. Sex, Drugs, & Rock'n'Roll: The Science of Hedonism & the Hedonism of Science - Zoe Cormier
46. Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses - Robin Wall Kimmerer
47. Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery - Henry Marsh
**48. Come as You Are:The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life - Emily Nagoski
**49. Debt: The First 5,000 Years - David Graeber
50. Knitting for Anarchists - Anna Zilboorg
51. On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes - Alexandra Horowitz
52. Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History - Mark Bailey
*53. Primates of Park Avenue - Wednesday Martin
54. We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back To The Future Trilogy - Caseen Gaines
55. Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget - Sarah Hepola
56. Everything You Ever Wanted - Jillian Lauren
57. On the Move - Oliver Sacks
58. Hold Still - Sally Mann
*59. Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
60. Everything is Going to Kill Everybody: The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead - Robert Brockway
**61. The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen - Susan Bordo
62. Internal Medicine - Terrence Holt
63. The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger - Greg Steinmetz
*64. Furiously Happy - Jenny Lawson
65. The Wishing Year - Noelle Oxenhandler
66. The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private - Susan Bordo
67. Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert
*68. Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It - Kate Harding
69. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing - Marie Kondo
70. The Art of Color - Johannes Itten
71. Color: A Natural History of the Palette - Victoria Finlay
72. The Edge of Physics - Anil Ananthaswamy
73. Popular - Lauren Urasek
*74. The Art of Memoir - Mary Karr
**75. The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory - John Seabrook
76. Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own - Kate Bolick
77. Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen - Philip Ball
78. Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear - Margee Kerr
*79. Nobrow: The Culture of Marketing, the Marketing of Culture - John Seabrook
80. Flash of Genius and Other True Stories of Invention - John Seabrook
81. The Nesting Place - Myquillyn Smith
82. Styled - Emily Henderson
83. Domino: The Book of Decorating - Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello, Dara Caponigro
84. Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana - David Casarett
85. Drawing Blood - Molly Crabapple
86. Rising Strong - Brene Brown
87. My Kitchen Year - Ruth Reichl
88. The Perfectly Imperfect Home - Deborah Needleman
89. Gamelife - Michael Clune
90. White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin - Michael Clune
91. The Folded Clock - Heidi Julavits
92. Coming To My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure, and an Unlikely Bride - Alyssa Harad
93. The Art of Grace - Sarah L. Kaufman
94. Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
95. What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life - Avery Gilbert
96. The Search for the Giant Squid - Richard Ellis
97. More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement - Ramez Naam
98. Shockaholic - Carrie Fisher
*99. The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between - Stacey D'Erasmo
100. Courage & Craft - Barbara Abercrombie
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