1. Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
  2. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahisi Coates
  3. The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
  4. Euphoria by Lily King
  5. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
  6. More Curious by Sean Wilsey
  7. X by Sue Grafton
  8. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  9. Dead Wake by Erik Larsen
  10. Citizen by Claudia Rankine
  11. Slade House by David Mitchell
  12. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  13. Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
  14. Dark Sparkler by Amber Tamblyn
  15. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
  16. Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
  17. The House of Spirits by Isabelle Allende