John Richard Saylor - Author
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What I am currently reading

  1. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  2. A Stranger in This World, Kevin Canty
  3. Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer
  4. Cancer Ward, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
  5. Old School, Tobias Wolff
  6. Facing the Music, Larry Brown
  7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
  8. Post Office, Charles Bukowski
  9. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  10. The Chosen, Chaim Potok

  1. The Oresteia, Aeschylus
  2. Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus
  3. Summa Theologiae, Thomas Aquinas
  4. Birds, Aristophanes
  5. The Clouds, Aristophanes
  6. Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle
  7. Physics, Aristotle
  8. Metaphysics, Aristotle
  9. On the Soul, Aristotle
  10. Poetics, Aristotle
  11. Politics, Aristotle
  12. Meditations, Marcus Aurelius
  13. The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
  14. Discourses, Epictetus
  15. The Bacchae, Euripides
  16. Medea, Euripides
  17. The Histories, Herodotus
  18. The Iliad, Homer
  19. The Odyssey, Homer
  20. On the Nature of Things, Titus Lucretius Carus
  21. The Guide of the Perplexed, Moses Maimonides
  22. Paradise Lost, John Milton
  23. Apology, Plato
  24. Crito, Plato
  25. Gorgias, Plato
  26. Meno, Plato
  27. Phaedo, Plato
  28. Phaedrus, Plato
  29. The Republic, Plato
  30. The Sophist, Plato
  31. Timaeus, Plato
  32. Symposium, Plato
  33. Theaetetus, Plato
  34. Enneads, Plotinus
  35. Confessions, St. Augustine
  36. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare
  37. Henry V, William Shakespeare
  38. Hamlet, William Shakespeare
  39. Othello, William Shakespeare
  40. King Lear, William Shakespeare
  41. Macbeth, William Shakespeare
  42. The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
  43. Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare
  44. As You Like It, William Shakespeare
  45. Ajax, Sophocles
  46. Oedipus the King, Sophocles
  47. Oedipus at Kolonos, Sophocles
  48. Philoktetes, Sophocles
  49. Antigone, Sophocles
  50. Annals of Imperial Rome, Tacitus
  51. The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides
  52. Beowulf, Unknown
  53. The Aeneid, Virgil

  1. Watership Down, Richard Adams
  2. The Outlander, Gil Adamson
  3. Indian Killer, Sherman Alexie
  4. The Evil B. B. Chow and Other Stories, Steve Almond
  5. My Life in Heavy Metal, Steve Almond
  6. Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America, Steve Almond
  7. Perhaps Women, Sherwood Anderson
  8. Nemesis, Isaac Asimov
  9. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
  10. Beware of God, Shalom Auslander
  11. Foreskin's Lament, Shalom Auslander
  12. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Richard Bach
  13. Foregone, Russell Banks
  14. A Permanent Member of the Family, Russell Banks
  15. Lost Memory of Skin, Russell Banks
  16. The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks
  17. Cloudsplitter, Russell Banks
  18. The Reserve, Russell Banks
  19. Continental Drift, Russell Banks
  20. Trailer Park, Russell Banks
  21. Rule of the Bone, Russell Banks
  22. Affliction, Russell Banks
  23. Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, Catherine Barnett
  24. The Hermit's Story, Rick Bass
  25. Big Swiss, Jen Beagin
  26. Eon, Greg Bear
  27. The Doctor's House, Ann Beattie
  28. Henderson the Rain King, Saul Bellow
  29. More Die of Heartbreak, Saul Bellow
  30. The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, Aimee Bender
  31. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender
  32. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, John Berendt
  33. Civil War Stories, Ambrose Bierce
  34. A Man for All Seasons, Robert Bolt
  35. The Wettest County in the World (also published as Lawless), Matt Bondurant
  36. Drop City, T. Coraghessan Boyle
  37. The Martian Chronicles, Ray Douglas Bradbury
  38. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Douglas Bradbury
  39. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
  40. A Miracle of Catfish, Larry Brown
  41. Big Bad Love, Larry Brown
  42. Billy Ray's Farm, Larry Brown
  43. Dirty Work, Larry Brown
  44. Facing the Music, Larry Brown
  45. Father and Son, Larry Brown
  46. Fay, Larry Brown
  47. Joe, Larry Brown
  48. The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
  49. Factotum, Charles Bukowski
  50. Post Office, Charles Bukowski
  51. Ham on Rye, Charles Bukowski
  52. Women, Charles Bukowski
  53. The Captain, Charles Bukowski
  54. The Most Beautiful Woman in Town: Stories, Charles Bukowski
  55. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
  56. Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs
  57. Junkie, William S. Burroughs
  58. Queer, William S. Burroughs
  59. Cities of the Red Night, William S. Burroughs
  60. Erewhon, Samuel Butler
  61. Tobacco Road, Erskine Caldwell
  62. Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino
  63. The Stranger, Albert Camus
  64. The Underworld, Kevin Canty
  65. Where the Money Went: Stories, Kevin Canty
  66. Into the Great Wide Open, Kevin Canty
  67. Nine Below Zero, Kevin Canty
  68. Honeymoon, Kevin Canty
  69. Winslow in Love, Kevin Canty
  70. A Stranger in this World: Stories, Kevin Canty
  71. Apaches, Lorenzo Carcaterra
  72. Gangster, Lorenzo Carcaterra
  73. Sleepers, Lorenzo Carcaterra
  74. The Signal, Ron Carlson
  75. Madonna Red, James Carroll
  76. The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman, Angela Carter
  77. What We Talk about When We Talk about Love: Stories, Raymond Carver
  78. Where I'm Calling From, Raymond Carver
  79. Fires, Raymond Carver
  80. Spartina, John Casey
  81. My Antonia, Willa Cather
  82. Falconer, John Cheever
  83. The Complete Short Novels, Anton Chekhov
  84. Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895, Anton Chekhov
  85. The Alchemist, Paul Coelho
  86. Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
  87. The Secret Sharer, Joseph Conrad
  88. The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
  89. The Complete Poems of Stephen Crane, Stephen Crane
  90. A Feast of Snakes, Harry Crews
  91. Florida Frenzy: Essays, Harry Crews
  92. The Mulching of America, Harry Crews
  93. The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac, Kris D'Agostino
  94. The Farming of Bones, Edwidge Danticat
  95. The Diaspora Sonnets, Oliver de la Paz
  96. White Noise, Don DeLillo
  97. Paris Trout, Pete Dexter
  98. Drown: Stories, Junot Diaz
  99. This is How You Lose Her, Junot Diaz
  100. City of God, E. L. Doctorow
  101. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
  102. The Shell Collector: Stories, Anthony Doerr
  103. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  104. My Only Sunshine, Lou Dischler
  105. Adultery and Other Choices, Andre Dubus
  106. Selected Stories, Andre Dubus
  107. Dancing After Hours: Stories, Andre Dubus
  108. The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Andre Dubus
  109. So Much a Part of You, Polly Dugan
  110. The Lover, Marguerite Duras
  111. The French Broad, Wilma Dykeman
  112. Walking Across Egypt, Clyde Edgerton
  113. A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
  114. What is the What, Dave Eggers
  115. The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, Deborah Eisenberg
  116. Silas Marner, George Eliot
  117. Selected Poems, T. S. Eliot
  118. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
  119. Ask the Dust, John Fante
  120. April Morning, Howard Fast
  121. The Sound and the Fury, William Cuthbert Faulkner
  122. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  123. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  124. Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  125. The Ticking Is the Bomb, Nick Flynn
  126. Everything Is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer
  127. Independence Day, Richard Ford
  128. The Sportswriter, Richard Ford
  129. Women with Men, Richard Ford
  130. Wildlife, Richard Ford
  131. Rock Springs, Richard Ford
  132. Canada, Richard Ford
  133. Palo Alto, James Franco
  134. Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier
  135. Nightwoods, Charles Frazier
  136. The O. Henry Prize Stories, 2003, Laura Furman (ed.)
  137. Food: A Love Story, Jim Gaffigan
  138. Bad Behavior, Mary Gaitskill
  139. The Mare, Mary Gaitskill
  140. The Tesseract, Alex Garland
  141. The Beach, Alex Garland
  142. Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
  143. Strangers to Temptation, Scott Gould
  144. Swimming to Cambodia, Spalding Gray
  145. Monster in a Box, Spalding Gray
  146. Lord of the Flies, William Golding
  147. Autobiography of a Face, Lucy Grealy
  148. The Secret River, Kate Grenville
  149. The Idea of Perfection, Kate Grenville
  150. The Lieutenant, Kate Grenville
  151. Black Like Me, John Howard Griffin
  152. Follow Me: Stories, Paul Griner
  153. New Stories from the South: 2006, Allan Gurganus (ed.)
  154. Bound for Glory, Woody Guthrie
  155. A Real Good War, Sam Halpert
  156. Hunger, Knut Hamsun
  157. Airships, Barry Hannah
  158. Legends of the Fall, Jim Harrison
  159. The Beast God Forgot to Invent, Jim Harrison
  160. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  161. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  162. Green Hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway
  163. The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  164. For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway
  165. A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway
  166. The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel, Amy Hempel
  167. Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
  168. Lost Horizon, James Hilton
  169. Smilla's Sense of Snow, Peter Hoeg
  170. High Fidelity, Nick Hornby
  171. Fireman's Fair, Josephine Humphreys
  172. Nowhere Else on Earth, Josephine Humphreys
  173. Rich in Love, Josephine Humphreys
  174. Dreams of Sleep, Josephine Humphreys
  175. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
  176. A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving
  177. Last Night at Twisted River, John Irving
  178. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  179. A Pale View of Hills, Kazuo Ishiguro
  180. The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro
  181. The Lottery and other Stories, Shirley Jackson
  182. Jesus' Son, Denis Johnson
  183. Tree of Smoke, Denis Johnson
  184. Dubliners, James Joyce
  185. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
  186. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
  187. Pu-239: a Novella and Stories, Ken Kalfus
  188. Love Me, Garrison Keillor
  189. The Book of Guys: Stories, Garrison Keillor
  190. Legs, William Kennedy
  191. Demon Box, Ken Kesey
  192. Sometimes a Great Notion, Ken Kesey
  193. Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
  194. Captains Courageous, Rudyard Kipling
  195. Redeployment, Phil Klay
  196. My Struggle, Book 1, Karl Ove Knausgaard
  197. A Separate Peace, John Knowles
  198. Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
  199. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
  200. Aaron's Rod, D. H. Lawrence
  201. Lady Chatterley's Lover, D. H. Lawrence
  202. Independent People, Halldor Laxness
  203. The Fish Can Sing, Halldor Laxness
  204. Disquiet, Julia Leigh
  205. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
  206. A Wind in the Door, Madeleine L'Engle
  207. Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi
  208. The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis
  209. Main Street, Sinclair Lewis
  210. The Job, Sinclair Lewis
  211. White Fang, Jack London
  212. The Call of the Wild, Jack London
  213. Evangeline, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  214. The Falling Boy, David Long
  215. Island, Alistair MacLeod
  216. God's Grace, Bernard Malamud
  217. The Assistant, Bernard Malamud
  218. Pictures of Fidelman, Bernard Malamud
  219. The Tenants, Bernard Malamud
  220. The Magic Barrel: Stories, Bernard Malamud
  221. The Fixer, Bernard Malamud
  222. The Natural, Bernard Malamud
  223. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel
  224. Matterhorn, Karl Marlantes
  225. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  226. Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  227. In Paradise, Peter Matthiessen
  228. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Peter Matthiessen
  229. The Orchard Keeper, Cormac McCarthy
  230. No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy
  231. The Road, Cormac McCarthy
  232. Outer Dark, Cormac McCarthy
  233. The Crossing, Cormac McCarthy
  234. Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
  235. All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy
  236. The Passenger, Cormac McCarthy
  237. Stella Maris, Cormac McCarthy
  238. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, Carson McCullers
  239. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
  240. Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
  241. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan
  242. Tularosa, Michael McGarrity
  243. Lake Overturn, Vestal McIntyre
  244. Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
  245. The Fear of Everything: Stories, John McNally
  246. Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, Meg Medina
  247. Moby Dick, Herman Melville
  248. The Best American Short Stories, 2004, Lorrie Moore (ed.)
  249. Travelers Rest, Keith Lee Morris
  250. Call it What You Want, Keith Lee Morris
  251. The Dart League King, Keith Lee Morris
  252. The Greyhound God, Keith Lee Morris
  253. The Best Seats in the House and Other Stories, Keith Lee Morris
  254. Sula, Toni Morrison
  255. The Best American Short Stories, 2003, Walter Mosley (ed.)
  256. Half a Life, V. S. Naipaul
  257. Sweat, Lynn Nottage
  258. Black Elk Speaks, as told through John G. Neihardt
  259. Bone, Fae Myenne Ng
  260. The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
  261. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen
  262. Flannery O'Connor the Complete Stories, Flannery O'Connor
  263. Master and Commander, Patrick O'Brian
  264. Tomcat in Love, Tim O'Brien
  265. Northern Lights, Tim O'Brien
  266. Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien
  267. The Nuclear Age, Tim O'Brien
  268. In the Lake of the Woods, Tim O'Brien
  269. The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien
  270. July, July, Tim O'Brien
  271. The English Patient, Michael Onadaatje
  272. Burmese Days, George Orwell
  273. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  274. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  275. Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk
  276. Choke, Chuck Palahniuk
  277. Bel Canto, Ann Patchett
  278. Truth and Beauty, Ann Patchett
  279. Refresh, Refresh, Benjamin Percy
  280. The Wilding, Benjamin Percy
  281. The Second Coming, Walker Percy
  282. The Moviegoer, Walker Percy
  283. Bad Haircut: Stories, Tom Perrotta
  284. Joe College, Tom Perrotta
  285. Little Children, Tom Perrotta
  286. The Abstinence Teacher, Tom Perrotta
  287. Election, Tom Perrotta
  288. The Leftovers, Tom Perrotta
  289. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert M. Pirsig
  290. Knockemstiff, Donald Ray Pollock
  291. My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok
  292. The Gift of Asher Lev, Chaim Potok
  293. The Chosen, Chaim Potok
  294. The Promise, Chaim Potok
  295. The Book of Lights, Chaim Potok
  296. Accordion Crimes, E. Annie Proulx
  297. The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx
  298. That Old Ace in the Hole, E. Annie Proulx
  299. The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
  300. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  301. The Cove, Ron Rash
  302. Serena, Ron Rash
  303. One Foot in Eden, Ron Rash
  304. Saints at the River, Ron Rash
  305. The World Made Straight, Ron Rash
  306. Casualties: Stories, Ron Rash
  307. New Stories from the South: 2005, Shannon Ravenel (ed.)
  308. New Stories from the South: 2004, Shannon Ravenel (ed.)
  309. New Stories from the South: 2003, Shannon Ravenel (ed.)
  310. New Stories from the South: 2001, Shannon Ravenel (ed.)
  311. New Stories from the South: 1995, Shannon Ravenel (ed.)
  312. Rain Dragon, Jon Raymond
  313. Livability, Jon Raymond
  314. Cannibals in Love, Mike Roberts
  315. Red Hills and Cotton: An Upcountry Memory, Ben Robertson
  316. The Mathematician's Shiva, Stuart Rojstaczer
  317. American Pastoral, Philip Roth
  318. The Counterlife, Philip Roth
  319. Pedro Paramo, Juan Rulfo
  320. St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, Karen Russell
  321. Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Karen Russell
  322. I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son, Kent Russell
  323. Chances Are, Richard Russo
  324. The Destiny Thief, Richard Russo
  325. That Old Cape Magic, Richard Russo
  326. Bridge of Sighs, Richard Russo
  327. Straight Man, Richard Russo
  328. Mohawk, Richard Russo
  329. The Whore's Child and Other Stories, Richard Russo
  330. Empire Falls, Richard Russo
  331. The Risk Pool, Richard Russo
  332. Nobody's Fool, Richard Russo
  333. Everybody's Fool, Richard Russo
  334. Elsewhere: A Memoir, Richard Russo
  335. Trajectory, Richard Russo
  336. Nine Stories, J. D. Salinger
  337. The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
  338. Tenth of December, George Saunders
  339. Happy-Go-Lucky, David Sedaris
  340. The Best of Me, David Sedaris
  341. Calypso, David Sedaris
  342. Theft by Finding, David Sedaris
  343. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris
  344. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, David Sedaris
  345. Holidays on Ice, David Sedaris
  346. When You Are Engulged in Flames, David Sedaris
  347. Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
  348. Barrel Fever, David Sedaris
  349. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris
  350. Naked, David Sedaris
  351. Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules, David Sedaris, ed.
  352. The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
  353. To the Last Man, Jeff Shaara
  354. The Last Full Measure, Jeff Shaara
  355. Love and Hydrogen: New and Selected Stories, Jim Shepard
  356. Project X, Jim Shepard
  357. Like You'd Understand, Anyway, Jim Shepard
  358. You Think That's Bad, Jim Shepard
  359. Larry's Party, Carol Shields
  360. Unless, Carol Shields
  361. Stray Decorum, George Singleton
  362. Novel: A Novel, George Singleton
  363. The Baptism of Billy Bean: A Novel, Roger Alan Skipper
  364. Gorky Park, Martin Cruz Smith
  365. Cancer Ward, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
  366. The First Circle, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
  367. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
  368. "We Never Make Mistakes": Two Short Novels, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    • An Incident at Krechetovka Station,
    • Matryona's House,
  369. Dear John, Nicholas Sparks
  370. The Big Rock Candy Mountain, Wallace Stegner
  371. Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner
  372. Working Days, the Journals of `The Grapes of Wrath', 1938-1941, John Steinbeck
  373. Travels with Charley, John Steinbeck
  374. The Long Valley, John Steinbeck
  375. Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
  376. The Moon is Down, John Steinbeck
  377. To a God Unknown, John Steinbeck
  378. The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
  379. Dog Soldiers, Robert Stone
  380. Bear and His Daughter, Robert Stone
  381. The Door, Magda Szabo
  382. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  383. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  384. The Little Friend, Donna Tartt
  385. The Mosquito Coast, Paul Theroux
  386. Generation of Swine, Hunter S. Thompson
  387. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
  388. The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien
  389. The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien
  390. The Silmarillion, J. R. R. Tolkien
  391. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  392. We the Animals, Justin Torres
  393. Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Wells Tower
  394. Dragonfish, Vu Tran
  395. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
  396. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  397. Pudd'nhead Wilson, Mark Twain
  398. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain
  399. Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer
  400. Authority, Jeff VanderMeer
  401. Acceptance, Jeff VanderMeer
  402. Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Jules Verne
  403. Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
  404. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut
  405. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Kurt Vonnegut
  406. Night Rider, Robert Penn Warren
  407. The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells
  408. The First Men in the Moon, H. G. Wells
  409. The Robber Bridegroom, Eudora Welty
  410. The Ponder Heart, Eudora Welty
  411. The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
  412. Right Ho, Jeves, P. G. Wodehouse
  413. A Man in Full, Tom Wolfe
  414. The Bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe
  415. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Tom Wolfe
  416. From Bauhaus to Our House, Tom Wolfe
  417. The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, Tom Wolfe
  418. In Pharaoh's Army, Tobias Wolff
  419. The Barracks Thief, Tobias Wolff
  420. Old School, Tobias Wolff
  421. The Night in Question: Stories, Tobias Wolff
  422. In the Garden of the North American Martyrs: Stories, Tobias Wolff
  423. The Sun is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon
  424. The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, Richard Zimler
  425. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Paul Zindel

Non-Fiction (very incomplete list)
  1. Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey
  2. A Little Devil in America, Hanif Abdurraqib
  3. Animal Joy, Nuar Alsadir
  4. The Elephant Whisperer, Lawrence Anthony
  5. Ogallala Blue, William Ashworth
  6. Beyond Control, James F. Barnett, Jr.
  7. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America, John M. Barry
  8. Mohawk Blood, Michael Baughman
  9. Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story, John Bloom
  10. The Water Hustlers, Robert H. Boyle, John Graves, T. H. Watkins
  11. Nomadland, Jessica Bruder
  12. At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Bill Bryson
  13. A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
  14. Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson
  15. A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson
  16. The Road to Little Dribbling, Bill Bryson
  17. The Body, Bill Bryson
  18. Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne
  19. The Shallows, Nicholas Carr
  20. The Secret Knowledge of Water, Craig Childs
  21. Almost Midnight, Michael W. Cuneo
  22. Cherokee Place Names, John Currahee
  23. Daily Rituals, Mason Currey
  24. The Years, Annie Ernaux
  25. A Woman's Story, Annie Ernaux
  26. The Big Thirst, Charles Fishman
  27. No Time Like the Future, Michael J. Fox
  28. On the Rez, Ian Frazier
  29. Great Plains, Ian Frazier
  30. Stasiland, Anna Funder
  31. Better, Atul Gawande
  32. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann
  33. Empire of the Summer Moon, S. C. Gwynne
  34. Sleepless Nights, Elizabeth Hardwick
  35. Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman
  36. The Island of Lost Maps, Miles Harvey
  37. A Year in the Maine Woods, Bernd Heinrich
  38. A Naturalist at Large, Bernd Heinrich
  39. Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich
  40. King Leopold's Ghost, Adam Hochschild
  41. Odd Type Writers, Celia Blue Johnson
  42. The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments, George Johnson
  43. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
  44. Hearing Homer's Song, Robert Kaniegel
  45. The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis
  46. The Soul of a New Machine, Tracy Kidder
  47. Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder
  48. Cod, Mark Kurlansky
  49. Salt, Mark Kurlansky
  50. Scale Invariance, Annick Lesne & Michel Lagües
  51. The Girl with Seven Names, Hyeonseo Lee
  52. Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  53. The Winters of the World, Edited by Brian S. John
  54. Lord of Publishing: A Memoir, Sterling Lord
  55. H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald
  56. Carnal Actrs, Nancy Mairs
  57. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940, William Manchester
  58. 1491, Charles C. Mann
  59. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, Charles C. Mann
  60. Born to Run, Christopher McDougall
  61. The Control of Nature, John McPhee
  62. The Pine Barrens, John McPhee
  63. The Curve of Binding Enery, John McPhee
  64. Deep Work, Cal Newport
  65. Lanterns on the Levee, William Alexander Percy
  66. Hamlet's Blackberry, William Powers
  67. A Deadly Wandering, Matt Richtel
  68. The Pine Barrens of New Jersey, Karen F. Riley
  69. Red Hills and Cotton, Ben Robertson
  70. Cherokee Voices: Early Accounts of Cherokee Life in the East, Vicki Rozema
  71. Wicked River, Lee Sandlin
  72. The Distancers, Lee Sandlin
  73. The Intellectual Life, A. G. Sertillanges
  74. Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch and the Transformation of World Food Production, Vaclav Smil
  75. The Monster of Florence, Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
  76. Still Waters: The Secret World of Lakes, Curt Stager
  77. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  78. Hillbilly Elegy, J. D. Vance
  79. How Old is the Universe?, David A. Weintraub
  80. The Goshawk, T. H. White
  81. Brothers and Keepers, John Edgar Wideman
  82. Outposts, Simon Winchester
  83. The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester
  84. On Writing Well, William Zinsser