Books I Like

A small, incomplete, and frequently changing list of books and writers who I greatly admire…

TALKING TO MY DAUGHTER ABOUT THE ECONOMY by Yanis Varoufakis

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND by Michael Pollan

SOUR HEART by Jenny Zhang

WHITE TEARS by Hari Kunzru

HOT MILK by Deborah Levy

I’LL SELL YOU A DOG by Juan Pablo Villalobos

WAYS TO DISAPPEAR by Idra Novey

BARBARIAN DAYS by William Finnegan

STRAY CITY by Chelsey Johnson

THE SYMPATHIZER by Viet Thanh Nguyen

THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty

HAUSFRAU by Jill Alexander Essbaum

THE FINE ART OF FUCKING UP by Cate Dicharry

WELCOME TO PARADISE, NOW GO TO HELLby Chas Smith

OLD FILTHby Jane Gardam

TREASURE ISLAND!!!by Sara Levine

YOU PLAY THE GIRL by Carina Chocano

EASY IN THE ISLANDS
by Bob Shacochis
(a collection of short stories)

POLAR
by T.R. Pearson

THE BERLIN STORIESby Christopher Isherwood

OUT OF SHEER RAGEby Geoff Dyer

SIDEWALKINGby David L. Ulin

BEAUTIFUL CREATURESby Lawrence Osborne

GANGSTERLANDby Tod Goldberg

AFTER THE FLARE by Deji Olukotun