The Mathematics of Love

Giovanni’s Room**

Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice

How We Make Decisions (Your Brain is Almost Perfect)



Brief Interviews With Hideous Men**

The Alchemist*

Ghostly Matters

The Mushroom at the End of the World

Staying with the Trouble

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Sense and Sensibility

East of Eden**

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept*

Leaves of Grass**

Plato’s Five Dialogues


Dreams of Sleep

On the Road**


Dante’s The Inferno

Plato’s Republic

Slaughterhouse Five

Nicomachean Ethics

Turtles All the Way Down

Cat’s Cradle

Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs**


Mrs. Dalloway

The Handmaid Tale**

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time**

The Varieties of Religious Experience

The Last Lecture

Subliminal: How Our Unconscious Brain Controls Our Lives**

The Gospel According to John

Virtual Realism

How to Not Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking 

The History of π

The Upanishads**

The Rhetoric of Empiricism

In Search for the Miraculous

How to Be A Leader

How to Choose A Partner

Just Mercy

Everything and More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Through the Looking Glass


Mothering Sunday

A Field Guide to Reality

Anarchy State and Utopia

The Morality of Freedom

Theory of Justice

The Selfish Gene



The Metamorphosis**

Infinite Jest

The Bluest Eye

The Maltese Falcon

Outsourcing the Womb

Fight Club**


Life of Pi

A Visit From the Goon Squad**

Lord of the Flies


Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Brave New World

Love & Misadventure

For Whom The Bell Tolls

House Rules


Andrew’s Brain

After Dark

The Bell Jar**

The Wind Up Bird Chronicle

Never Let Me Go

Franny & Zooey

Borderlands/La Frontera

Doctor Sleep


Jane Eyre(2)**

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The History of Love*******


The Great Gatsby


P.S. Your Cat is Dead**

The Princess Bride **

The Picture of Dorian Gray


The Shining**

Kafka on the Shore**

The Dinner


A Farewell to Arms**


The Fault In Our Stars (read twice) **

An Abundance of Katherines**

The Catcher in the Rye **

Nineteen Minutes**

The Secret Life of Bees

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

Looking for Alaska **


Paper Towns

Girl, Interrupted

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The Crucible

The Hours**

Pet Sematary**

Things Not Seen

The Neverending Story

Gathering Blue

My Side of the Mountain



To Kill A Mockingbird

It’s Kind of a Funny Story**

Exit Here**

The Reckoning 

The Perks of Being a Wallflower**

Keeping You a Secret

HP 1 (Sorcerous Stone)

HP 2 (Chamber of Secrets)

HP 3 (Prisoner of Azkaban )

HP 4 (Goblet of FIre)

HP 5 (Order of The Phoenix) 

The Pearl




Touching Spirit Bear **

The Mission

The Tenth Circle


Books to Read in the Future:

The Four

The Novice

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: All Five Parts

The God Delusion

This is How You Lose Her


Women, Race & Class

Are Prisons Obsolete? 

Mind Hacking: How to Change your Mind for Good in 21 Days

What We Owe to Each Other

The Elegant Universe

Emerson’s Essays I

The Outer Limits of Reason

Why Beliefs Matter: Reflections on the Nature of Science

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution

The Enigma

Let it Snow 

One Who Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest