Book Recommendations

** Updated 4/25/2016 **

Brick Lane by Monica Ali

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

The Woman Destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir

Birds of a Lesser Paradise by Megan Mayhew Bergman

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Dry by Augusten Burroughs

Magical Thinking by Augusten Burroughs

Possible Side Effects by Augsten Burroughs

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Brain On Fire by Susannah Cahalan

The True History of Paradise by Margaret Cezair-Thompson

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel

Room by Emma Donoghue

How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed by Slavenka Drakulic

S by Slavenka Drakulic

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

Bossypants by Tina Fey

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

Howard’s End by E. M. Forster

The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Just an Ordinary Day by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Drinking: A Love Story  by Caroline Knapp

The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Not Me by Michael Lavigne

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya

The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor

A Fine Balance by Rohington Mistry

Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

1984 by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Portable Dorothy Parker

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Commitment by Dan Savage

The Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Naked by David Sedaris

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Beautiful Boy by David Sheff

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons

Eat the Document by Dana Spiotta

The Long Valley by John Steinbeck

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (as told to Alex Haley)

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates