Books Read in 2020, alpha by author

Leave the World Behind, Rumaan Alam – fiction
Who Is Maud Dixon?, Alexandra Andrews – fiction
Curious Atoms, Susanne Paola Antonetta – nonfiction
Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin – fiction
Cuyahoga, Pete Beatty – fiction
The Book of Atlantis Black, Betsy Bonner – nonfiction (no review)
Solutions and Other Problems, Allie Brosh – nonfiction
Fanny Says, Nickole Brown – poetry
Black Cherry Blues, James Lee Burke – fiction
Bright Precious Thing, Gail Caldwell – nonfiction (no review)
Adrift, Steven Callahan – nonfiction
From Hell, Alan Campbell & Eddie Campbell – fiction
Sin Eater, Megan Campisi – fiction
The Oak Papers, James Canton – nonfiction
The Story and Its Writer, Ann Charters, ed. – fiction (no review but see here)
Blue Moon, Lee Child – fiction
The Hero, Lee Child – nonfiction
The Midnight Line, Lee Child – fiction
Night School, Lee Child – fiction
No Middle Name, Lee Child – fiction
Past Tense, Lee Child – fiction
Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins – fiction
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins – fiction
Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins – fiction
Two Kinds of Truth, Michael Connelly – fiction
The Rope Swing, Jonathan Corcoran – fiction (no review for this reread)
Auberon, James S. A. Corey – fiction
The Churn, James S. A. Corey – fiction
Gods of Risk, James S. A. Corey – fiction
Tiamat’s Wrath, James S. A. Corey – fiction
The Tree and the Vine, Dola de Jong – fiction
Sophomores, Sean Desmond – fiction
A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying With Brown Bears, Bjorn Dihle – nonfiction
Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard – nonfiction
Things You Would Know If You Grew Up Around Here, Nancy Wayson Dinan – fiction
Dog Years, Mark Doty – nonfiction
My Alexandria, Mark Doty – poetry
What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life, Mark Doty – nonfiction
Chicago, Brian Doyle – fiction
The Wet Engine, Brian Doyle – nonfiction
How to Order the Universe, Maria Jose Ferrada – fiction
Finding Freedom, Erin French – nonfiction
Trespasser, Tana French – fiction
Scattered at Sea, Amy Gerstler – poetry
Dreadful Wind and Rain, Diane Gilliam – poetry
Talk on the Wild Side, Lane Greene – nonfiction
Barbershops of America, Rob Hammer – nonfiction
A Silent Fury: The El Bordo Mine Fire, Yuri Herrera – nonfiction
The Transmigration of Bodies, Yuri Herrera – fiction
The Game Is Not a Game, Robert Scoop Jackson – nonfiction (no review)
Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America, Elliot Jaspin – nonfiction
The City We Became, N.K. Jemisin – fiction
Stillicide, Cynan Jones – fiction
The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family, Bettye Kearse – nonfiction
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You, Ibram X. Kendi & Jason Reynolds – nonfiction
The Stand, Stephen King – fiction
The House in the Cerulean Sea, T.J. Klune – fiction
Not a Gentleman’s Work, Gerard Koeppel – nonfiction
Pachinko, Min Jin Lee – fiction
Luster, Raven Leilani – fiction
Gay Bar: Why We Went Out, Jeremy Atherton Lin – nonfiction
My Life as a Villainess, Laura Lippman – nonfiction
Later: My Life at the Edge of the World, Paul Lisicky – nonfiction
The Boy In the Field, Margot Livesey – fiction
Bluebird, Bluebird, Attica Locke – fiction
Original Short Stories, Guy de Maupassant – fiction
A Million Aunties, Alecia McKenzie – fiction
Love and Ruin, Paula McLain – fiction
His Only Wife, Peace Adzo Medie – fiction
Circe, Madeline Miller – fiction
That’s Not English, Erin Moore – nonfiction
World of Wonders, Aimee Nezhukumatathil – nonfiction
Outlawed, Anna North – fiction
Forget Me Not, Alexandra Oliva – fiction
Time and Chance, Sharon Kay Penman – fiction
Nature Matrix, Robert Michael Pyle – nonfiction
Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid – fiction
Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete, William C. Rhoden – nonfiction
Kin, Shawna Kay Rodenberg – nonfiction
The Secret Music at Tordesillas, Marjorie Sandor – fiction
The World of the Woodchuck, W.J. Schoonmaker – nonfiction
At the Edge of the Haight, Katherine Seligman – fiction
The Prettiest Star, Carter Sickels – fiction
Foxfire Story: Oral Tradition in Southern Appalachia, T. J. Smith, ed. – nonfiction
Fortune Favors the Dead, Stephen Spotswood – fiction
Happily Ever After, Avi Steinberg – nonfiction
Girl Waits With Gun, Amy Stewart – fiction
Saint Monkey, Jacinda Townsend – fiction
Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, Natasha Trethewey – nonfiction
The Book of Rabbits, Vince Trimboli – poetry
Bottled Goods, Sophie van Llewyn – fiction
We Run the Tides, Vendela Vida – fiction
Luncheon of the Boating Party, Susan Vreeland – fiction
Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward – nonfiction
Winter Counts, David Heska Wanbli Weiden – fiction
Thunderbird, Chuck Wendig – fiction
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson – nonfiction
Red at the Bone, Jacqueline Woodson – fiction
Stella, Takis Wurger – fiction
Copperhead, Alexi Zentner – fiction
The Art of Wes Freed – nonfiction
The Company We Keep: Drive-By Truckers’ Homecoming and the Fan Community – nonfiction
Psalms for Mother Emanuel – poetry

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