Will have to do better in 2016--fewer than 30 seems a little measly. Also, I'm a grad student in anthropology so a lot of these titles are course-related.
  1. Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan
  2. On Writing by Stephen King
  3. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
  4. Outline of a Theory of Practice by Pierre Bordieu
  5. Social Order of the Underworld by David Skarbek
  6. Rez Life by David Treuer
  7. Learning to Labor by Paul Willis
  8. Future Babble by Dan Gardner
  9. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  10. The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon
  11. Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here by Karima Bennoune
  12. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  13. The Dinner by Herman Koch
  14. The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton
  15. The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  16. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  17. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  18. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
  19. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by BJ Novak
  20. The Archaeology of Disease by Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester
  21. Best American Non-Required Reading of 2014 by Daniel Handler
  22. Ain't No Makin' It by Jay McLeod
  23. Good to Eat by Marvin Harris
  24. Totemism by Claude Levi-Strauss
  25. The World Without Us by Alan Weissman
  26. To Save Everything, Click Here by Evgeny Morosov
  27. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  28. The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life by Eviatar Zerubavel
  29. The Martian by Andy Weir