My Reading List

2022

  • The Lost Night, by Andrea Bartz

  • The Dollhouse, by Fiona Davis

  • People We Meet on Vacation, by Emily Henry

  • Black Buck, by Mateo Askaripour

  • Our Game, by John le Carré

  • Filthy Animals, by Brandon Taylor

  • You Got Anything Stronger?, by Gabrielle Union

  • Northern Spy, by Flynn Berry

  • The Widow Spy, by Martha D. Peterson

  • Real Life, by Brandon Taylor

  • The Other Woman, by Daniel Silva

  • March Violets, by Philip Kerr

  • Spy Handler, by Victor Cherkashin

  • American Spy, by Lauren Wilkinson

  • The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett

  • Le Petit Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  • The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway

  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, by Dave King and Renni Browne

  • TBD!

2021

  • A Slow Fire Burning, by Paula Hawkins

  • The Moscow Rules, by Antonio J. Méndez

  • Seven Drafts, by Allison K. Williams

  • The Writing of Fiction, by Edith Wharton

  • The New Nobility, by Andrei Soldatov

  • A Sort of Life, by Graham Greene

  • Handbook for Spies, by Alexander Foote

  • The Compatriots, by Andrei Soldatov

  • The Mark of the Assassin, by Daniel Silva

  • Steering the Craft, by Ursula K. Le Guin

  • Sonya's Report, by Ruth Werner

  • Here is New York, by E.B. White

  • Several Short Sentences About Writing, by Verlyn Klinkenborg

  • Call for the Dead, by John le Carré

  • Vesper Flights, by Helen Macdonald

  • The Kill Artist, by Daniel Silva

  • Gotham Writers' Workshop: Writing Fiction, by Alexander Steele

  • The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway

  • Cod, by Mark Kurlansky

  • Secret Windows, by Stephen King

  • The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr.

  • Primates of Park Avenue, by Wednesday Martin

  • Russians Among Us, by Gordon Corera

  • Elevation, by Stephen King

  • Life Undercover, by Amaryllis Fox

  • Finding the Mother Tree, by Dr. Suzanne Simard

  • On Writing, by Stephen King

  • Agent Sonya, by Ben Macintyre

  • Let Me Tell You What I Mean, by Joan Didion

  • Writers & Lovers, by Lily King

  • Say Nothing, by Patrick Radden Keefe

  • Blue Nights, by Joan Didion

  • What the Robin Knows, by Jon Young

  • The Library Book, by Susan Orlean

  • Unfamiliar Fishes, by Sarah Vowell

  • The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain

  • Empty Mansions, by Bill Dedman

  • Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng

  • The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion

  • Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott

  • 84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff

  • Tangled Vines, by Frances Dinkelspiel

  • Whistleblower, Susan Fowler

  • A Big Manhattan Year, by David Barrett

  • In the Woods, by Tana French

  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

  • The Memo, by Minda Harts

  • On Writing Well, by William Zinsser

  • Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke

  • Becoming, by Michelle Obama

  • The Secret Place, by Tana French

  • MI9, by Helen Fry

  • The War Magician, by David Fisher

  • The Plaza, by Julie Satow