Best of 2016

Not counting rereads, I gave 17 books a 5-star rating on Goodreads this year. Looking back, a significantly high number of them were read while traveling – wonder if there’s something there in terms of enjoyment.

In order of most recently read.

The Year of Magical Thinking by Didion, Joan
The Argonauts by Nelson, Maggie
Laurus by Vodolazkin, Evgenij
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Ward, Jesmyn
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Alexander, Michelle
The Sellout by Beatty, Paul
Aura by Fuentes, Carlos
Native Speaker by Lee, Chang-rae
Middlemarch by Eliot, George
Speak, Memory by Nabokov, Vladimir
Baldur’s Gate II (Boss Fight Books, #8) by Bell, Matt
Citizen: An American Lyric by Rankine, Claudia
Black Music by Baraka, Amiri
The Regional Office Is Under Attack!by Gonzales, Manuel
Between the World and Me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi
The Fire Next Time by Baldwin, James
Willful Disregard: A Novel About Love by Andersson, Lena

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