Inspired by @powellsbooks
  1. Minor Characters by Joyce Johnson
  2. Dive into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich
  3. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
  4. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  5. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
  6. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
  7. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
    Yes, I read the whole thing and yes, it's absolutely worth it.
  8. Never by Jorie Graham
  9. Picasso by Gertrude Stein
  10. Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds
  11. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  12. The Adderall Diaries by Stephen Elliott
  13. The Bell Jar AND Ariel by Sylvia Plath
  14. Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
  15. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  16. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  17. A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving