Books Read in 2018, alpha by author

Sock, Kim Adrian – nonfiction
The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet, Kim Adrian – nonfiction
Sea Monsters, Chloe Aridjis – fiction
The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker – fiction
What It Is, Lynda Barry – nonfiction
On Immunity: An Inoculation, Eula Biss – nonfiction
Leaping Poetry, Robert Bly – nonfiction
Object Lessons, Eavan Boland – nonfiction
A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson – nonfiction
The Body: An Essay, Jenny Boully – nonfiction
The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology, Mark Boyle – nonfiction
“House of Flowers” and “A Diamond Guitar,” Truman Capote – fiction
The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions, Maud Casey – nonfiction
Family Trouble: Memoirists on the Hazards and Rewards of Revealing Family, Joy Castro, ed. – nonfiction
Useful Phrases for Immigrants, May-lee Chai – fiction
The Shades, Evgenia Citkowitz – fiction
The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly – fiction
A Song for the River, Philip Connors – nonfiction
Truth Serum, Bernard Cooper – nonfiction
The Rope Swing: Stories, Jonathan Corcoran – fiction
The Prairie in Her Eyes, Ann Daum – nonfiction
West, Carys Davies – fiction
On Homesickness: A Plea, Jesse Donaldson – nonfiction
The Art of Description, Mark Doty – nonfiction
Still Life With Oysters and Lemon, Mark Doty – nonfiction
Lost Restaurants of Houston, Paul and Christiane Galvani – nonfiction
Many Circles: New and Collected Essays, Albert Goldbarth – nonfiction
Fierce Attachments, Vivian Gornick – nonfiction
Nola, Robin Hemley – nonfiction
Kingdom Cons, Yuri Herrera – fiction
Everything Under, Daisy Johnson – fiction
Cove, Cynan Jones – fiction
Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir, Beth Kephart – nonfiction
Hood, Alison Kinney – nonfiction
Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained, August Kleinzahler – nonfiction
The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands, Huw Lewis-Jones, ed. – nonfiction
Tangerine, Christine Mangan – fiction
Draft No. 4, John McPhee – nonfiction
The Way to Rainy Mountain, N. Scott Momaday – nonfiction
The Barefoot Woman, Scholastique Mukasonga – nonfiction
Convenience Store Woman, Sayaka Murata – fiction
The Whisper Man, Alex North – fiction
The Borrowers, Mary Norton – fiction
No Heroes, Chris Offutt – nonfiction
The Poetics of American Song Lyrics, Charlotte Pence, ed. – nonfiction
Black Tickets, Jayne Anne Phillips – fiction
Let’s No One Get Hurt, Jon Pineda – fiction
Souvenir, Rolf Potts – nonfiction
On Looking: Essays, Lia Purpura – nonfiction
Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke – nonfiction (no review)
Transfer of Qualities, Martha Ronk – nonfiction
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, Elizabeth Rush – nonfiction
Earth Works, Scott Russell Sanders – nonfiction
Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark, Tamar Saviano – nonfiction
Fearless Confessions, Sue William Silverman – nonfiction
A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca Solnit – nonfiction
Son of a Gun, Justin St. Germain – nonfiction
Ways to Hide in Winter, Sarah St. Vincent – fiction
Texas Made, Texas Modern: The House and the Land, Helen Thompson and Casey Dunn – nonfiction
Violation: Collected Essays, Sallie Tisdale – nonfiction
Women Warriors, Pamela D. Toler – nonfiction
The Third Hotel, Laura van den Berg – fiction
If You Knew Then What I Know Now, Ryan Van Meter – nonfiction
The Art of Syntax, Ellen Bryant Voigt – nonfiction
Pieces of White Shell, Terry Tempest Williams – nonfiction
Love and Death in the Sunshine State, Cutter Wood – nonfiction