1. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  2. Room by Emma Donoghue
  3. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee


  1. Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity by Chandra Mohanty
  2. The Promise of Happiness by Sara Ahmed
  3. Dangerous Brown Men: Exploiting Sex, Violence, and Feminism in the War on Terrorby Gargi Bhattacharyya
  4. Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
  5. Retrieving Experience: Subjectivity and Recognition in Feminist Politics by Sonia Kruks
  6. Sister Citizen: Shame Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa Harris-Perry
  7. Introduction to Approaches in Music Therapy edited by Alice-Ann Darrow
  8. So You Want to Sing Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Guide for Professionals by Matthew Edwards
  9. Teaching to Transgress: Education as Practice of Freedom by bell hooks
  10. The Music Teaching Artist’s Bible: Becoming a Virtuoso Educator by Eric Booth
  11. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo 
  12. The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by Elyn R. Saks
  13. Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide by Frédéric Lenoir
  14. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
  15. The Examined Life by Stephen Grosz
  16. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  17. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
  18. The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together by Twyla Tharp
  19. Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
  20. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  21. The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer by Renée Fleming
  22. Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  23. Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon
  24. Defying Gravity by Prill Boyle
  25. How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, and Sophie Mas
  26. Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett by Tony Bennett
  27. The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna
  28. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling


  1. Well by Lisa Kron
  2. Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Temperley
  3. The Flick by Annie Baker
  4. The Realistic Joneses by Will Eno
  5. The Open House by Will Eno