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2022 Reading List


  1. Saint X, Alexis Schaitkin

  2. The Memory Police, Yōko Ogawa

  3. Peaces, Helen Oyeyemi

  4. Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro

  5. The Book of Form and Emptiness, Ruth Ozeki

  6. Second Place, Rachel Cusk

  7. Elmet, Fiona Mozley

  8. Sankofa, Chibundu Onuzo

  9. Great Circle, Maggie Shipstead

  10. Olga Dies Dreaming, Xochitl Gonzalez

  11. Migrations, Charlotte McConaghy

  12. Mouth to Mouth, Antoine Wilson

  13. The Anomaly, Hervé Le Tellier

  14. How High We Go in the Dark, Sequoia Nagamatsu

  15. The Final Revival of Opal & Nev, Dawnie Walton

  16. Joan Is Okay, Weike Wang

  17. The Plot, Jean Hanff Korelitz

  18. Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel

  19. The Candy House, Jennifer Egan

  20. Woman, Eating, Claire Kohda

  21. Gingerbread, Helen Oyeyemi

  22. Passersthrough, Peter Rock

  23. When We Lost Our Heads, Heather O'Neill

  24. Ghost Wall, Sarah Moss 

  25. Autumn, Ali Smith

  26. The Fell, Sarah Moss

  27. The Swimmers, Julie Otsuka

  28. Trust, Hernan Diaz

  29. Cult Classic, Sloane Crosley

  30. The Immortal King Rao, Vauhini Vara

  31. Either/Or, Elif Batuman

  32. Stay and Fight, Madeline Ffitch 

  33. Burial Rights, Hannah Kent

  34. You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty, Akwaeke Emezi

  35. Lean Fall Stand, Jon McGregor

  36. We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo

  37. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi

  38. Nervous Conditions, Tsitsi Dangarembga

  39. The Death of Vivek Oji, Akwaeke Emezi

  40. What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, Lesley Nneka Arimah

  41. How Beautiful We Were, Imbolo Mbue

  42. Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

  43. One's Company, Ashley Hutson

  44. Nervous System, Lina Meruane

  45. We Do What We Do in the Dark, Michelle Hart

  46. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, Gabrielle Zevin

  47. Filthy Animals, Brandon Taylor
  48. Our Country Friends, Gary Shteyngart

  49. The Recent East, Thomas Grattan

  50. The English Understand Wool, Helen DeWitt

  51. Disappearing Earth, Julia Phillips

  52. The Rabbit Hutch, Tess Gunty

  53. The Furrows, Namwali Serpell

  54. The Women Could Fly, Megan Giddings

  55. Motherthing, Ainslie Hogarth

  56. The Book of Goose, Yiyun Li

  57. The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, Shehan Karunatilaka

  58. Toad, Katherine Dunn

  59. Our Missing Hearts, Celeste Ng

  60. Avalon, Nell Zink

  61. Touch, Olaf Olafsson

  62. At Night All Blood Is Black, David Diop

  63. Lungfish, Meghan Gilliss

  64. Weasels in the Attic, Hiroko Oyamada

  65. Wild Swims, Dorthe Nors

  66. Scattered All Over the Earth, Yoko Tawada

  67. Diary of a Void, Emi Yagi

  68. We Had to Remove This Post, Hanna Bervoets


  1. Beautiful Country, Qian Julie Wang

  2. Think Again, Adam Grant

  3. Invisible Women, Caroline Criado-Perez

  4. Dependency, Tove Ditlevsen

  5. Educated, Tara Westover

  6. The Year of the Puppy, Alexandra Horowitz

  7. Stay True, Hua Hsu

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