1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  2. An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
  3. The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
  4. The Chimes by Charles Dickens
  5. The Glory and the Dream by William Manchester
  6. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  7. A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
  8. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
  9. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  10. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  11. H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
  12. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
  13. Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins
  14. Death Without Weeping by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
  15. Shadow Elite by Janine Wedel
  16. Mohawk Interruptus by Audra Simpson
  17. Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway
  18. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  19. Sex and the Citadel by Shereen El Feki
  20. The Culture of Make-Believe by Derek Jensen
  21. Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole
  22. The Division of Labour in Society by Emile Durkheim
  23. Veiled Sentiments by Lila Abu-Lughod
  24. Words Without Music by Philip Glass
  25. Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hobos by Ted Conover
  26. Letters to a Young Scientist by EO Wilson
  27. One Long Argument: Charles Darwin and the Genesis of Modern Evolutionary Thought by Ernst Mayr
  28. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
  29. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami