To-Read list

need to keep this for later since premed is currently kicking my butt
  1. White Teeth
    Zadie Smith
  2. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
    Dave Eggers
  3. My Brilliant Friend
    Elena Ferrante
  4. In Other Words
    Jhumpa Lahiri
  5. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    Atul Gawande
  6. Blindness
    Jose Saramago (this one was recommended to me by a relative... she's so cool with a sick apartment and married with no kids in New York City)
  7. Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    Atul Gawande
  8. The House of God
    Samuel Shem (my mom read it before she became a doctor, and I will too)
  9. Dept. Of Speculation
    Jenny Offill
  10. Outliers
    Malcolm Gladwell
  11. The writer and the world
    V. S. Naipaul (I've already read the india section and it's pessimistic but strangely alluring)
  12. Hillbilly Elegy
    J. D. Vance (Important read for the trump era)
  13. Mountains Beyond Mountains
    Tracy Kidder (about Paul Farmer) ♡♡♡
  14. Lincoln in the Bardo
    George Saunders (fun fact: one of the most likable authors ever)
  15. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
    Trevor Noah
  16. This Boy's Life
    Tobias Wolff (I'M SO SORRY I SAW THE MOVIE FIRST)
  17. When Breath Becomes Air
    Paul Kalanithi (amazing human being)
  18. All the Light We Cannot See
    Anthony Doerr