I Like Books


Life After Life â—‰ Kate Atkinson
All the Light We Cannot See â—‰ Anthony Doerr
Inequality â—‰ Anthony Atkinson
This is not a Test â—‰ Jose Vilson
Living the Secular Life â—‰ Phil Zuckerman
A Farewell to Alms â—‰ Gregory Clark
Station Eleven â—‰ Emily St John Mandel
The Path Between the Seas â—‰ David McCollough
Through the Woods â—‰ Emily Carroll
Feynman â—‰ Jim Ottaviani
Alice Fantastic â—‰ Maggie Estep
How We Learn â—‰ Benedict Carey
Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio â—‰ Amara Lakhous
The Goldfinch â—‰ Donna Tartt
What If? â—‰ Randall Munroe
Bring Up the Bodies â—‰ Hilary Mantel
Naked Statistics â—‰ Charles Wheelan
The Handmaid’s Tale â—‰ Margaret Atwood


The Cuckoo’s Calling â—‰ Robert Galbraith
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk â—‰ Ben Fountain
Summer House with Swimming Pool â—‰ Herman Koch
Perfect â—‰ Rachel Joyce
The Light Between Oceans â—‰ ML Stedman
Capital in the Twenty-First Century Thomas Piketty
How We Decide ◉ Jonah Lehrer
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex ◉ Nathaniel Philbrick
The Invisible Gorilla ◉ Christopher Chabris
David and Goliath ◉ Malcolm Gladwell
The  Ocean at the End of the Lane ◉ Neil Gaiman
The Maid’s Version â—‰ Daniel Woodrell
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone â—‰ JK Rowling
The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles ◉ Jeffrey A. Hirsch
Number Sense â—‰ Kaiser Fung
In the Woods â—‰ Tana French
The Crash of 2016 â—‰ Thom Hartmann
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives ◉ Leonard Mlodinow
The Why Axis ◉ Uri Gneezy
Kick the Balls: An Offensive Suburban Odyssey ◉ Alan Black
Dark Places ◉ Gillian Flynn
Haiti: The Tumultuous History  ◉  Philippe Girard
A Visit from the Goon Squad ◉ Jennifer Egan
Beautiful Unique Sparkleponies ◉ Chris Kluwe
The Smartest Kids in the World ◉ Amanda Ripley
Poor Economics â—‰ Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo


Half Empty ◉ David Rakoff
English Passengers ◉ Matthew Kneale
Portnoy’s Complaint ◉ Philip Roth
The Unfinished Game â—‰ Keith Devlin
The Man of Numbers ◉  Keith Devlin
Everyman ◉ Philip Roth
Tenth of December ◉ George Saunders
How it all Began ◉ Penelope Lively
The Keep ◉ Jennifer Egan
A Choice of Weapons ◉ Gordon Parks
Where’d You Go, Bernadette ◉ Maria Semple
The Ghost Map  ◉ Steven Berlin Johnson
The Gated City  ◉ Ryan Avent
The Rent is Too Damn High â—‰ Matthew Yglesias
The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty ◉ Dan Ariely
Safe from the Sea ◉ Peter Geye
Ready Player One ◉ Ernest Cline
Mack Bolan War Against the Mafia ◉ Don Pendleton
NW  ◉ Zadie Smith
The Joy of x ◉  Steven Strogatz
Wolf Hall  ◉ Hilary Mantel
Heads in Beds  ◉ Jacob Tomsky
Brother of the More Famous Jack  ◉ Barbara Trapido
Stagnation ◉  Tyler Cowen
How I Became a Famous Novelist  ◉ Steve Hely
Arcadia â—‰ Lauren Groff
Spirit Car ◉  Diane Wilson
The Uninvited Guests  ◉ Sadie Jones
The Dinner ◉  Herman Koch
How to Read Literature Like a Professorâ—‰ Thomas C Foster


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ◉ Mark Haddon
The Origin of the Financial Crisis ◉ George Cooper
The Fallen Angel ◉ Daniel Silva
In the Garden of Beasts ◉ Erik Larson
Wild ◉ Cheryl Strayed
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry ◉ Rachel Joyce
The Age of Miracles ◉ Karen Thompson Walker
Gone Girl ◉ Gillian Flynn
Mission to Paris ◉ Alan Furst
Open City ◉ Teju Cole
Unbroken ◉ Laura Hillenbrand
Incognito ◉ David Eagleman
The Darwin Economy ◉ Robert H. Frank
Wrong ◉ David Freedman
Coming Apart ◉ Charles Murray
An Anthropologist on Mars  ◉ Oliver Sacks
A Walk in the Woods  ◉ Bill Bryson
Quiet  ◉ Susan Cain
What the Dog Saw ◉ Malcolm Gladwell
Genghis Khan And The Making Of  The Modern World ◉ Jack Weatherford
Cleopatra: A Life ◉ Stacy Schiff
The Lord of the Flies ◉ William Golding
Thinking, Fast and Slow ◉ Daniel Kahneman
Freedom ◉ Jonathan Franzen
The Grace of Silence ◉ Michele Norris
Super Sad True Love Story â—‰ Gary Shteyngart


Outcasts United ◉ Warren St. John
Sister Carrie ◉ Theodore Drieser
The Poisoner’s Handbook ◉ Deborah Blum
Heads in the Sand ◉ Matthew Yglesias
Proofiness ◉ Charles Seife
Spousonomics ◉ Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson
In the Basement of the Ivory Tower â—‰ Professor X
The New York City Draft Riots ◉ Iver Bernstein
Death and Life of Great American Cities ◉ Jane Jacobs
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values ◉ Sam Harris
The Genius in All of Us ◉ David Shenk
The Myth of the Rational Market ◉ Justin Fox
Declaration â—‰ William Hogeland
The Disappearing Spoon â—‰ Sam Kean
The Making of the Atomic Bomb â—‰ Richard Rhodes
Logicomix â—‰ Apostolos Doxiadis
Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records â—‰ John Cook


Calculated Risks ◉ Gerd Gigerenzer
The Upside of Irrationality ◉ Dan Airely
Ice Land ◉ Betsy Tobin
Priceless : The Myth of Fair Value ◉ William Poundstone
The Living Constitution ◉ David Strauss
Nudge â—‰ Richard H. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein
Mother Jones â—‰ Elliott J Gorn
Gilead ◉ Marilynne Robinson
The Known World ◉ Edward P Jones
Out of the Labyrinth â—‰ Robert and Ellen Kaplan
Why Gender Matters â—‰ Leonard Sax
Fever Pitch â—‰ Nick Hornby
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo â—‰ Stieg Larsson
Through the Children’s Gate â—‰ Adam Gopnik
There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby â—‰ Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior ◉ Ori & Rom Brafman
Carter Beats the Devil  ◉ Glen David Gold
The Windup Girl ◉ Paolo Bacigalupi
Manhood for Amateurs ◉ Michael Chabon
The Things They Carried â—‰ Tim O’Brien
White Teeth â—‰ Zadie Smith
Half-Broke Horses â—‰ Jeannette Walls
Superfreakonomics â—‰ Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Why England Lose ◉ Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
Cold â—‰ Bill Streeven
The Monsters of Templeton â—‰ Lauren Groff
The Elegance of the Hedgehog â—‰ Muriel Barbery
A Christmas Carol â—‰ Charles Dickens
Flatland â—‰ Edwin Abbott Abbott
How the Universe Got Its Spots â—‰ Janna Levin
The Man Who Loved China â—‰ Simon Winchester


The Professor and the Madman ◉ Simon Winchester
Out of His Skin: The John Barnes Phenomenon â—‰ Dave Hill
The Belly of the Atlantic ◉ Fatou Diome
European Football in Black and White â—‰ Christos Kassimeris
Netherland ◉ Joseph O’Neill
Brilliant Orange ◉ David Winner
False Economy ◉ Alan Beattie
Tale of Two Cities ◉ Charles Dickens
Thames – The Biography ◉ Peter Ackroyd
The Know-It-All ◉ A.J. Jacobs
A Widow for One Year ◉ John Irving
The Corrections â—‰ Jonathan Franzen
The Black Swan â—‰ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Forgotten Man â—‰ Amity Shlaes
The Best and the Brightest â—‰ David Halberstam
Outliers â—‰ Malcolm Gladwell
Children of Jihad â—‰ Jared Cohen

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay â—‰ Michael Chabon
City of Falling Angels â—‰ John Berendt
Tea in the Harem â—‰ Mehdi Charef
The Struggle for Europe â—‰ William I Hitchcock
The European Unionâ—‰ Michael Maclay
Kitchen Confidential â—‰ Anthony Bourdain
The Ottomans â—‰ Andrew Wheatcroft
The World Without Us â—‰ Alan Weisman
Secret Life of Lobsters â—‰ Trevor Corson
Greeks & Romans Bearing Gifts â—‰ Carl J. Richard
FairTax: The Truth â—‰ Neal Boortz
Bonk â—‰ Mary Roach
The Geography of Bliss â—‰ Eric Weiner
The Age of American Unreason â—‰ Susan Jacoby
Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren’t Fair â—‰ William Poundstone
City of Dreams: a Novel of Early Manhattan â—‰ Beverly Swerling
Predictably Irratinoal â—‰ Dan Ariely
The World Turned Upside Down â—‰ Colin G Calloway
Straight Man â—‰ Richard Russo
The Logic of Life â—‰ Tim Harford
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept â—‰ Paulo Coelho
Super Crunchers â—‰ Ian Ayres
The Bookseller of Kabul â—‰ Ã…sne Seierstad
The Bottom Billion â—‰ Paul Collier
The Glass Castle â—‰ Jeannette Walls
The Perfect Storm â—‰ Sebastian Junger
Among the Thugs â—‰ Bill Buford
Freedomnomics â—‰ John R. Lott Jr
The Kite Runner â—‰ Khaled Hosseini
The Places in Between â—‰ Rory Stewart

War in Aquarius â—‰ Dennis Kitchin
Ethan Frome â—‰ Edith Wharton
The Wonderful Adventures of Paul Bunyan â—‰ Louis Untermeyer
The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold â—‰ Gretel Ehrlich
Krakatoa â—‰ Simon Winchester
The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies â—‰ Bryan Douglas Caplanskip
More Sex is Safer Sex â—‰ Steven E. Landsburg
1491 â—‰ Charles C. Mann
Thunderstruck â—‰ Erik Larson
Suite Fran?ise â—‰ Ir?e N?irovsky
A Fine and Pleasant Misery â—‰ Patrick F. McManus
Lake Wobegon Days â—‰ Garrison Keillor
Night â—‰ Elie Wiesel
Beloved â—‰ Toni Morrison
Meterorology Today â—‰ Ahrens
The Genius Factory â—‰ David Plotz
Triangle: The Fire that Changed America â—‰ Dave Von Drehle
Red China Blues â—‰ Jan Wong
The Bean Trees â—‰ Barbara Kingsolver
Letter to a Christian Nation â—‰ Sam Harris
How Democratic Is the American Constitution â—‰ Robert A. Dahl

Freethinkers ◉ Susan Jacoby
Fahrenheit 451 â—‰ Ray Bradbury
Assumptions and Faith â—‰ Wayne Roberts
Stumbling on Happiness â—‰ Daniel Gilbert
The World Is Flat â—‰ Thomas L. Friedman
Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance â—‰ Matthew Kneale
Tears of the Giraffe â—‰ Alexander McCall Smith
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency â—‰ Alexander McCall Smith
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian â—‰ Marina Lewycka
Men & Cartoons â—‰ Jonathan Lethem
In Our Hands â—‰ Charles Murray
City of Fallen Angles â—‰ John Berendt
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris – The Rake Who Wrote the Constitution â—‰ Richard Brookhiser
Guns, Germs, and Steel â—‰ Jared Diamond
Teacher Man â—‰ Frank McCourt
The Works: Anatomy of a City â—‰ Kate Ascher
The Undercover Economist â—‰ Tim Harford
Talk to the Hand â—‰ Lynne Truss
War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War â—‰ Fred Anderson
End of Faith â—‰ Sam Harris
Jungle â—‰ Yossi Ghinsberg
Blink â—‰ Malcolm Gladwell
The Children’s Blizzard â—‰ David Laskin
Education Myths â—‰ Jay P. Greene
The Motorcycle Diaries : Notes on a Latin American Journey â—‰ Ernesto Che Guevera
Indecision : A Novel â—‰ Benjamin Kunkel

Siddhartha â—‰ Herman Hesse
TheWisdom of Crowds â—‰ James Surowiecki
The Tipping Point â—‰ Malcolm Gladwell
The Fairtax Book â—‰ Neal Boortz & John Linder
Devil in the White City â—‰ Erik Larson
Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation â—‰ Peter L. Bernstein
1776 â—‰ David McCullough
The Mystery of Economic Growth â—‰ Elhanan Helpman
Doubt â—‰ Jennifer Michael Hecht
Desire of the Everlasting Hills â—‰ Thomas Cahill
Disgrace to the Profession â—‰ Charles Newton and Gretchen Kauffman
Freakonomics â—‰ Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
The Gifts of the Jews â—‰ Thomas Cahill
Perfectly Legal â—‰ David Cay Johnston
The European Dream: How Europe’s Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream â—‰ Jeremy Rifkin
The Great Gatsby â—‰ F. Scott Fitzgerald
United States of Europe â—‰ T.R. Reid
Culture and Prosperity â—‰ John Kay
What’s the Matter with Kansas? â—‰ Thomas Frank

Life of Pi â—‰ Yann Martel
Those Dirty Rotten Taxes: The Tax Revolts That Built America â—‰ Charles Adams
Why Lincoln Matters â—‰ Mario Cuomo
How Soccer Explains the World â—‰ Franklin Foer
All Quiet on the Western Front â—‰ Erich Maria Remarque
A Scandalous History of the Roman Emperors â—‰ Anthony Blond
High Tide: The Truth About Our Climate Crisis â—‰ Mark Lynas
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation â—‰ Lynne Truss
History Lessons: How Textbooks from Around the World Portray American History â—‰ Dana Lindaman and Kyle Ward
The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin â—‰ Gordon S. Wood
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim: Essays â—‰ David Sedaris

The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values â—‰ Nancy Folbre
How the Irish Saved Civilization â—‰ Thomas Cahill
The Viking â—‰ Alan Baker
The Da Vinci Code â—‰ Dan Brown
The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century â—‰ Paul Krugman
Understanding Physics, Volume I â—‰ Isaac Asimov
Popular Music From Vittula â—‰ Mikael Niemi
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter â—‰ Thomas Cahill
Things Fall Apart â—‰ Chinua Achebe
The Passions of Andrew Jackson â—‰ Andrew Burstein
A Short History of Nearly Everything â—‰ Bill Bryson
Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth â—‰ Stephen F. Knott

Can Gun Control Work? â—‰ James B. Jacobs
To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders â—‰ Bernard Bailyn
Jefferson’s Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Men Behind the Louisiana Purchase â—‰ Charles Cerami
Mismatch: The Growing Gulf Between Women and Men â—‰ Andrew Hacker
Coal: A Human History â—‰ Barbara Freese
Greenback: The Almighty Dollar and the Invention of America â—‰ Jason Goodwin
City on Fire: The Forgotten Story of a Disaster That Destroyed a Town and the Landmark Legal Battle That Ensued â—‰ Bill Minutaglio
Divided Loyalties: How the American Revolution Came to New York â—‰ Richard M. Ketchum
Teamster Rebellion â—‰ Farrell Dobbs
Miracle at Philadelphia â—‰ Catherine Drinker Bowen
Italy: A Short History â—‰ Harry Hearder and Jonathan Morris
Anthem â—‰ Ayn Rand
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation â—‰ Joseph J. Ellis
Power & Greed: A Short History of the World â—‰ Philippe Gigantes
The Basque History of the World â—‰ Mark Kurlansky
Cuba Diaries: An American Housewife in Havana â—‰ Isadora Tattlin
The American Revolution: A History â—‰ Gordon Wood
A People’s History of the American Revolution â—‰ Ray Raphael
Paris to the Moon â—‰ Adam Gopnik
Three Strikes â—‰ Zinn, Frank, Kelley
Choosing Civility â—‰ P.M. Forni

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