Books to Read


List of the 50 best memoirs of the past 50 years from the NYT. Nice to see Amos Oz, Barack Obama, Clive James, and some other beloved books there. And some good ones to read like All God’s Dangers:  The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarten and Te Nahisi Coates’ Between the World and Me.

Margaret O’Mara, The Code:  Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America. Great interview on BackStory.

Stories of Perth by Alice Grundy on kindle. Reading Matters.

CJ Hauser, Family of Origin. NPR enthusiastic. She wrote a piece in Paris Review, The Crane Wife

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena on Reading Matters list of best books by translated women authors

Love’s Obsession by Judy Powell. Renewed “book to read” loved by Lisa.

Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino.

The Yield by Tara June Winch, indigenous writer fm Australia

The Country Girls, trilogy by Edna O’Brien. audiobooks.

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