Reading List

2019

  • Sting-Ray Afternoons – Steve Rushin
  • Broken Harbor – Tana French
  • November Road – Lou Berney 
  • How Democracies Die – Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt
  • Beastie Boys Book – Michael Diamond and Adam Horowitz 
  • How It Happened – Michael Koryta 
  • Friday Black – Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah 
  • Dream On – John Richardson
  • The Finnish Way – Katja Pantzar
  • Uncommon Type: Some Stories – Tom Hanks
  • Bud, Sweat, & Tees – Alan Shipnuck
  • Warlignt – Michael Ondaatje
  • The First Major – John Feinstein
  • Tornado Weather – Deborah E. Kennedy
  • Black Leopard Red Wolf – Marlon James

2018

  • Dreaming the Beatles – Rob Sheffield
  • Paddle Your Own Canoe – Nick Offerman
  • Mrs Fletcher – Tom Perrotta
  • Golden Days – Jack McCallum
  • Blue Highways – William Least Heat Moon
  • Don’t Put Me In, Coach – Mark Titus 
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 1 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr. 
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 2 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr. 
  • Citizen Vince – Jess Walter
  • End of Watch – Stephen King
  • IQ – Joe Ide
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 3 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 4 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Anatomy of a Song – Marc Myers
  • Round Ireland with a Fridge – Tony Hawks
  • Ten Years in the Tub – Nick Hornby
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 5 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 6 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Spaceman of Bohemia – Jaroslav Kalfar 
  • The Kremlin’s Candidate – Jason Matthews
  • City of Mirrors – Justin Cronin
  • Split Season: 1981: Fernandomania, the Bronx Zoo, and the Strike That Saved Baseball – Jeff Katz
  • American War – Omar El Akkad
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 7 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 8 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Manhattan Beach – Jennifer Egan
  • Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story – Chris Nashawaty
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 9 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Y: The Last Man, Book 10 – Brian Vaughn, Pia Guerra, José Marzan Jr
  • Killers of the Flower Moon – David Grann
  • What We Think About When We Think About Soccer – Simon Critchley
  • Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen 
  • The World Made Straight – Ron Rash
  • All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire – Jonathan Abrams
  • Notes from a Public Typewriter – edited by Michael Gustafson and Oliver Uberti
  • Minute Zero – Todd Moss
  • Upon Further Review – Edited by Mike Pesca
  • Unplayable Lies – Dan Jenkins
  • The Secret of Golf – Joe Posnanski 
  • They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us – Hanif Abdurraqib
  • Righteous – Joe Ide
  • Star of the North – D.B. John
  • Big Game – Mark Leibovich
  • Encyclopedia Blazertannica – Roger Bennett & Michael Davies
  • A Course Called Ireland – Tom Coyne
  • The World As It Is – Ben Rhodes
  • The Downhill Lie – Carl Hiaasen
  • In The Woods – Tana French
  • Blowing My Cover: My Life As a CIA Spy – Lindsay Moran
  • The Long and Faraway Gone – Lou Berney
  • The Return – Hisham Matar
  • Beartown – Fredrik Backman 
  • Being Santa Claus – Sal Lizard with Jonathan Lane
  • The Reservoir Tapes – Jon McGregor
  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd
  • Die Hard: An Oral History – Brian Abrams
  • All These Beautiful Strangers – Elizabeth Klehfoth
  • The Flight Attendant – Chris Bohjalian
  • Because of Mr. Terupt – Rob Buyea
  • Blind Spot – Teju Cole
  • Fuji JPEGs – Thomas Fitzgerald 
  • Obama: An Intimate Portrait – Pete Souza
  • Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons

2017

  • The Association of Small Bombs – Karan Mahajan 

  • Mr. Mercedes – Stephen King

  • On Bullshit – Harry G. Frankfurt

  • Reputations – Juan Gabriel Vázquez

  • My Struggle Book 3 – Karl Ove Knausgaard

  • The Nix – Nathan Hill

  • Falling Off the Map – Pico Iyer

  • Kingdoms in the Air – Bob Shacochis

  • Finders Keepers – Stephen King

  • The Sex Lives of Cannibals – J. Maarten Troost

  • The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

  • The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

  • Pearl Jma Twenty

  • Ahead of the Curve – Brian Kenny

  • A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles

  • Odd Man Out – Matt McCarthy

  • No Reservations – Anthony Bourdain

  • LaRose – Louise Erdich 

  • The Wrong Kind of Blood – Declan Hughes

  • The Revenge of Analog – David Sax

  • The Not-Quite States of America – Doug Mack

  • Black Water – Louise Doughty

  • Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic – Jason Turbow

  • The Harder They Come – T.C. Boyle

  • Walking the Himalayas – Levison Wood

  • I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Iain Reid

  • Agent 110 – Scott Miller

  • On Tyranny – Timothy Snyder

  • The Regional Office Is Under Attack! – Manuel Gonzalez

  • A Divided Spy – Charles Cumming

  • The Force – Don Winslow

  • Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

  • The North Water – Ian McGuire

  • The Outlaw Album – Daniel Woodrell

  • Night Heron – Adam Brookes 

  • Runnin’ With the Devil – Noel Monk

  • The Sellout – Paul Beatty

  • Crimes in Southern Indiana – Frank Bill

  • The Lock Artist – Steve Hamilton

  • The Boys of Dunbar – Alejandro Danois

  • Fantasyland – Kurt Andersen

  • Basketball (And Other Things) – Shea Serrano 

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • Eileen – Ottessa Moshfegh

  • Beyond the Streak – Jason King with C.J. Moore

2016

  • The Whites – Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

  • The Polish Officer – Alan Furst

  • The Water Knife – Paolo Bacigalupi

  • The Magician King – Lev Grossman

  • Beatlebone – Kevin Barry

  • Girl At War – Sara Novic

  • My Struggle, Book 1 – Karl Ove Knausgaard

  • Downtown Owl – Chuck Klosterman

  • The Magician’s Land – Lev Grossman

  • The Lost City of Z – David Grann

  • Leaving Berlin – Joseph Kanon

  • My Struggle, Book 2 – Karl Ove Knausgaard

  • I Don’t Care If We Never Get Back – Ben Blatt and Eric Brewster

  • All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

  • The Grind: Inside Baseball’s Endless Season – Barry Svrluga

  • The Only Rule Is It Has To Work – Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

  • A Drive Into the Gap – Kevin Guilfoile

  • A Foreign Country – Charles Cumming

  • No Good Men Among the Living – Anand Gopal

  • Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me – Steven Hyden

*  A Beginner’s Guide to Paradise – Alex Sheshunoff

  • One Summer – Bill Bryson

  • Arcadia – Lauren Groff

  • Underground Airlines – Ben H. Winters

  • The Arm – Jeff Passan

  • How Music Got Free – Stephen Witt

  • The Golden Hour – Todd Moss

  • Before the Fall – Noah Hawley

  • Great Plains – Ian Frazier

  • Johnny Jihad – Ryan Inzana

  • Palace of Treason – Jason Matthews

  • I Would Die 4 U – Touré

  • Someone Could Get Hurt – Drew Magary

  • Anatomy of a Soldier – Harry Parker

  • Trespassing Across America – Ken Ilgunas

  • The Fireman – Joe Hill

  • The Heavenly Table – Donald Ray Pollock

  • The Hike – Drew Magary

  • Cambodia Noir – Nick Seeley

  • Outposts – Simon Winchester

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling

  • Under the Tree – Susan Waggoner

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • Is Fat Bob Dead Yet? – Stephen Dobyns

2015

  • The Martian – Andy Weir

  • The Twelve – Justin Cronin

  • Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand

  • Let’s Go Crazy – Alan Light

  • Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri

  • Prince of Fire – Daniel Silva

  • Redeployment – Phil Klay

  • The Magicians – Lev Grossman

  • Now I Know Who My Comrades Are – Emily Parker

  • Wonder – R.J. Palacio

  • The Flamethrowers – Rachel Kushner

  • The Age Of Lincoln – Orville Burton

  • The Hunt For Red October – Tom Clancy

  • Fourth of July Creek – Smith Henderson

  • Black Moon – Kenneth Calhoun

  • Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

  • A False Spring – Pat Jordan

  • The Increment – David Ignatius

  • Stars And Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76 – Dan Epstein

  • Perfect Spy – Larry Berman

  • The Sympathizer – Viet Thanh Nguyen

  • The Bridge of Sighs – Olen Steinhauer

  • Will Not Attend – Adam Resnick

  • Remember Me Like This – Bret Anthony Johnston

  • Alligator – Lisa Moore

  • The Confession – Olen Steinhauer 

  • Up, Up, & Away – Jonah Keri

  • Murder At Cape Three Points – Kwei Quartey

  • Dark Star – Alan Furst

  • 100 Things Royals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die – Matt Fulks

  • Fletch Won – Gregory McDonald

  • Fletch, Too – Gregory McDonald

  • Fletch And The Widow Bradley – Gregory McDonald

  • The Woman Who Lost Her Soul – Bob Shacochis

  • Savage Harvest – Carl Hoffman

  • Night Soldiers – Alan Furst

  • D-Day Minute By Minute – Jonathan Mayo

  • World Gone By – Dennis Lehane

  • Hell And Good Company – Richard Rhodes

  • The Cartel – Don Winslow

  • Want Not – Jonathan Miles

  • Between the World And Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • A Christmas Story: Behind The Scenes of a Holiday Classic – Caseen Gaines

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • Finale – Thomas Mallon

  • Music Lust – Nic Harcourt

  • The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge – Charlie Lovett

  • The Tooth Fairy – Clifford Chase

  • A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James

2014

  • The Round House – Louise Erdich

  • The One And Only Ivan – Katherine Applegate

  • Identity – Shawna Seed

  • Oh The Glory Of It All – Sean Wilsey

  • The Passage – Justin Cronin

  • Beyond the Phog – Jason King

  • Alif The Unseen – G. Willow Wilson

  • 40 Watts From Nowhere – Sue Carpenter

  • War On The Short Wave – Harold N. Graves, Jr.

  • The English Assassin – Daniel Silva

  • The Secret History – Donna Tartt

  • Showtime – Jeff Pearlman

  • Wilderness (Short Story) – Dean Koontz

  • The Circle – Dave Eggers

  • Of Dice And Men – David M. Ewalt

  • Frictionless Freelancing – Aaron Mahnke

  • High Fidelity – Nick Hornby

  • Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America – Leslie Knope

  • Nine Innings – Daniel Okrent

  • The Dinner – Herman Koch

  • Solo – William Boyd

  • 34-Ton Bat – Steve Rushin

  • The Maid’s Version – Daniel Woodrell

  • The Happy Isles Of Oceania: Paddling The Pacific – Paul Theroux

  • Season Ticket: A Baseball Companion – Roger Angell

  • The Master Of Disguise – Antonio J. Mendez

  • A Simple Plan – Scott Smith

  • The Confessor – Daniel Silva

  • Summerland – Michael Chabon

  • Worst. Person. Ever. – Douglas Coupland

  • Nine Inches – Tom Perrotta

  • Indian Summer – Aaron Mahnke

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer

  • TransAtlantic – Colum McCann

  • Hawkeye: My Life As A Weapon – Matt Fraction, David Aja, Javier Pulido

  • Shibumi – Trevanian

  • A Death In Vienna – Daniel Silva

  • The Way Of The Knife – Mark Mazzetti

  • Wild Pitches – Jayson Stark

  • The Guerrilla Factory – Tony Schwalm

  • Bob Feller’s Little Black Book of Baseball Wisdom – Bob Feller with Burton Rocks

  • A Great And Glorious Game – A. Bartlett Giamatti

  • The Facades – Eric Lundgren

  • Everything Changes – Jonathan Tropper

  • The Last Policeman – Ben H. Winters

  • May We Be Forgiven – A.M. Homes

  • The Rise & Fall Of Great Powers – Tom Rachman

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • Countdown City – Ben H. Winters

  • Flip Flop Fly Ball – Craig Robinson

  • Beatles vs. Stones – John McMillian

  • The Game – Robert Benson

  • World Of Trouble – Ben H. Winters

2013

  • Telegraph Avenue – Michael Chabon

  • Fobbit – David Abrams

  • War – Sebastian Junger

  • The Odds – Stewart O’Nan

  • Running the Rift – Naomi Benaron

  • In The Hot Zone – Kevin Sites

  • The Big Blowdown – George Pelecanos

  • The Yellow Birds – Kevin Powers

  • HHhH – Laurent Binet

  • Zazen – Vanessa Veselka

  • Idiot America – Charles P. Pierce

  • Summer Of 68 – Tim Wendel

  • Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

  • Safe At Home – Richard Doster

  • Gentlemen – Bob Gendron

  • Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

  • Writing Down the Bones – Natalie Goldberg

  • Confederates In The Attic – Tony Horowitz

  • Tenth of December – George Saunders

  • The Extra 2% – Jonah Keri

  • Redshirts – John Scalzi

  • The Trinity Six – Charles Cumming

  • King Of Cuba – Cristina García

  • Watchmen – Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

  • The Thousand – Kevin Guilfoile

  • American Tabloid – James Ellroy

  • The Devil All The Time – Donald Ray Pollock

  • Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk – Ben Fountain

  • Bad Monkey – Carl Hiassen

  • VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave – Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn with Gavin Edwards

  • NOS4A2 – Joe Hill

  • The Orphan Master’s Son – Adam Johnson

  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Stieg Larsson

  • War Is Boring – David Axe and Matt Bors

  • Howard Cosell: The Man, The Myth and the Transformation of American Sports – Mark Ribowsky

  • A Spy By Nature – Charles Cumming

  • Dead Space – Lee Goldberg

  • The Fault In Our Stars – John Green

  • Live By Night – Dennis Lehane

  • Red Sparrow – Jason Matthews

  • The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

  • Emily, Alone – Stewart O’Nan

  • The Quiet American – Graham Green

  • Six Seconds in Dallas – Josiah Thompson

  • The Kill Artist – Daniel Silva

  • Case Closed – Gerald Posner

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • You Better Not Cry – Augusten Burroughs

  • Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan

  • Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

  • Bleeding Edge – Thomas Pynchon

  • The Blogger Abides – Chris Higgins

  • Not Quite Nirvana – Rachel Neumann

  • So You Want To Be A Mac Consultant – Patrick Rhone

  • OS X Mountain Lion Absolute Beginner’s Guide – Yvonne Johnson

2012

  • I Want My MTV – Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum

  • Next – James Hynes

  • The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach

  • What It Was – George Pelecanos

  • Carte Blanche – Jeffrey Deaver

  • The Faithful Spy – Alex Berenson

  • The Tourist – Olen Steinhauer

  • Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy

  • Pyongyang – Guy Delisle

  • The Game – Robert Benson

  • Miami Blues – Charles Willeford

  • The Night of the Gun – David Carr

  • Weaver on Strategy – Earl Weaver with Terry Pluto

  • War Is Boring – David Axe and Matt Bors

  • Ghost War – Alex Berenson

  • The Book of Baseball Literacy – David Martinez

  • The Silent Man – Alex Berenson

  • Late Innings – Roger Angell

  • Griftopia – Matt Taibi

  • The Brothers K – David James Duncan

  • The Midnight House – Alex Berenson

  • Await Your Reply – Dan Chaon

  • The Hall of Nearly Great – Sky Kalkman

  • The Leftovers – Tom Perotta

  • The Way of Baseball – Shawn Green with Gordon McAlpine

  • Uncanny X-Men: Gifted

  • War Stories, Vol. 1 – Garth Ennis

  • Pray – Nick Hornby

  • A Drive Into the Gap – Kevin Guilfoile

  • Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions to Hold Us Back – Christopher Weingarten

  • Zoo Station – David Downing

  • Classic GI Joe, Vol. 1

  • Morning Spy, Evening Spy – Colin MacKinnon

  • 11/22/63 – Stephen King

  • Drift – Rachel Maddow

  • The Pitchfork 500

  • The Secret Soldier – Alex Berenson

  • Stay At Home Dead – Jeffrey Allen

  • How I Became a Famous Novelist – Steve Hely

  • Last Night At The Lobster – Stewart O’Nan

  • Hope: A Tragedy – Shalom Auslander

  • The Expats – Chris Pavone

  • What Do I Say Next? – Susan RoAne

  • Holidays On Ice – David Sedaris

  • Skipping Christmas – John Grisham

  • Weekend In Samarra – John O’Hara

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • Dream Team – Jack McCallum

  • The Wind Through the Keyhole – Stephen King

  • The Boys of Winter – Wayne Coffey

2011

  • The Hangman’s Daughter – Oliver Potzsch

  • The Hardball Times 2011 Baseball Annual

  • Playing Their Hearts Out – George Dohrmann

  • Think of a Number – John Verdon

  • Sacred – Dennis Lehane

  • Stalina – Emily Rubin

  • Red Chaser – Jon Spoelstra

  • Hackers – Steven Levy

  • Saving Rachel – John Locke

  • Skippy Dies – Paul Murray

  • Freedom – Jonathan Franzen

  • Revolution – Deb Olin Unferth

  • Mezzanine – Nicholson Baker

  • Dr. No – Ian Fleming

  • Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

  • Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

  • The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. – Robert Coover

  • Big Hair and Plastic Grass – Dan Epstein

  • Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Player of All Time – Edited by Sean Manning

  • 90% of the Game is Half Mental – Emma Span

  • Nickel Plated – Aric Davis

  • Hell to Pay – George Pelecanos

  • The Eagle Has Landed – Jack Higgins

  • Dancing in the Glory of Monsters – Jason K. Stearns

  • Devil May Care – Sebastian Faulks

  • Slow Motion Riot – Peter Blauner

  • Clemente – David Maraniss

  • Boys Will Be Boys – Jeff Pearlman

  • Spies of the Balkans – Alan Furst

  • Savages – Don Winslow

  • Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist – Stephen Batchelor

  • Let the Great World Spin – Colum McCann

  • The Tenth Parallel – Eliza Griswold

  • How to Count – Stephen Frank

  • The Cow in the Parking Lot – Leonard Scheff and Susan Edmiston

  • Focus – Leo Babauta

  • Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart

  • You Are Here – Thich Nhat Hahn

  • Millennium Falcon – James Luceno

  • Sag Harbor – Colson Whitehead

  • Against the Stream – Noah Levine

  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz

  • The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract – Bill James

  • Cardboard Gods – Josh Wilker

  • Nixonland – Rick Perlstein

  • The White Mountains – John Christopher

  • The City of Gold and Lead – John Christopher

  • The Pool of Fire – John Christopher

  • Hiroshima – John Hersey

  • The Wrong Kind of Blood – Declan Hughes

  • A Rumor of War – Philip Caputo

  • What It Is Like To Go To War – Karl Marlantes

  • Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson

  • Operation Ajax – Various

  • Music, What Happened – Scott Miller

  • Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 – Max Hastings

  • Beyond the Phog – Jason King

  • Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop – Edited by Otto Penzler

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Shepherd

  • The Snowman – Jo Nesbo

  • We the Animals – Justin Torres

  • Reality Hunger: A Manifesto – David Shields

2010

  • God Save the Fan – Will Leitch

  • Chasing the Dragon – Domenic Stansberry

  • Where The Game Matters Most – William Gildea

  • The Big Boom – Domenic Stansberry

  • Where Men Win Glory – Jon Krakauer

  • The Wild Things – Dave Eggers

  • Chief of Station, Congo – Larry Devlin

  • Motherless Brooklyn – Jonathan Lethem

  • Mac OS X Support Essentials v.10.6 – Kevin White

  • The Ancient Rain – Domenic Stansberry

  • Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets – David Simon

  • The Crowd Sounds Happy – Nicholas Dawidoff

  • Mother Earth Mother Board – Neal Stephenson

  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

  • The Machine – Joe Posnanski

  • Inside Steve’s Brain – Leander Kahney

  • Fletch Won – Gregory McDonald

  • Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML – Elisabeth Freeman & Eric Freeman

  • Soccernomics – Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

  • International Spy Museum Handbook of Practical Spying – Jack Barth

  • Dark Places – Gillian Flynn

  • Dubliners – James Joyce

  • One Day – David Nicholls

  • Second Variety – Phillip K. Dick

  • HTML5 for Web Designers – Jeremy Keith

  • Greyhound – Steffan Piper

  • The Girl Who Played With Fire – Stieg Larsson

  • Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith – John Jackson Miller

  • Peculiar, MO – Robert Williams

  • New Life Incorporated – Maria Rachel Hooley

  • No Sunlight Singing – Joe Walker

  • Looking Glass – James R. Strickland

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

  • A Nail Through the Heart – Timothy Hallinan

  • The 80-Yard Run – Theron Hopkins

  • Fresh Kills – Various

  • The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman

  • Talking to Girls About Duran Duran – Rob Sheffield

  • Count Zero – William Gibson

  • The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains – Nicholas Carr

  • Darkness on the Edge of Town – Brian Keene

  • Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War – Karl Marlantes

  • Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death, and John Madden’s Oakland Raiders – Peter Richmond

  • Accelerando – Charles Stross

  • Naked Moon – Domenic Stansberry

  • Juliet, Naked – Nick Hornby

  • A Visit From the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan

  • This Is Where I Leave You – Jonathan Tropper

  • Wishin’ and Hopin’ – Wally Lamb

  • A Christmas Charol – Charles Dickens

  • A Christmas Story – Jean Sheppard

  • Star Island – Carl Hiassan

  • In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks – Adam Carolla

2007-09

  • Soccer Against the Enemy – Simon Kuper

  • A Problem From Hell – Samantha Power

  • The Africans – David Lamb

  • Get A Free Lance Life – Margit Feury

  • The Audacity of Hope – Barack Obama

  • The Soul of Baseball – Joe Posnanski

  • A Long Way Gone – Ishmael Beah

  • Love Is A Mix Tape – Rob Sheffield

  • Not On Our Watch – Don Cheadle and John Prendergast

  • 1984 – George Orwell

  • The Death of Sweet Mister – Daniell Woodrell

  • Everything Is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer

  • The Road – Cormac McCarthy

  • The Last Nine Innings – Charles Euchner

  • Burmese Days – George Orwell

  • The Paradise Snare – A.C. Crispin

  • The Hutt Gambit – A.C. Crispin

  • Rebel Dawn – A.C. Crispin

  • In The Beginning…Was The Command Line – Neal Stephenson

  • Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality – Brad Warner

  • The White Trilogy – Ken Bruen

  • The Patience of The Spider – Andrea Camilleri

  • The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need – Susan Thurman

  • The Tao of Writing – Ralph L. Wahlstrom

  • Fever Pitch – Nick Hornby

  • A Drink Before the War – Dennis Lehane

  • A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole

  • Darkness, Take My Hand – Dennis Lehane

  • Snow Crash – Neal Stephenson

  • Live From New York – Tom Shales & James Andrew Miller

  • How Soon Is Never? – Marc Spitz

  • With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa – E. B. Sledge

  • Lost City Radio – Daniel Alarcon

  • Saturday – Ian McEwan

  • The Speed Queen – Stewart O’Nan

  • The Archivist’s Story – Travis Holland

  • World Undone – The Story of the Great War – G.J. Meyer

  • Why We Suck – Denis Leary

  • Shakespeare Wrote For Money – Nick Hornby

  • Baseball Between The Numbers – Baseball Prospects

  • Legacy Of Ashes – Tim Weiner

  • The Bad Guys Won – Jeff Pearlman

  • Watching Baseball Smarter – Zack Hample

  • The Teammates – David Halberstam

  • Blow The House Down – Robert Baer

  • Road Work – Mark Bowden

  • Redemption Song – Chris Salewicz

  • Eleanor Rigby – Douglas Coupland

  • Best Music Writing 2008

  • Lush Life – Richard Price

  • 40 Watts From Nowhere – Sue Carpenter

  • Woe To Live On – Daniel Woodrell

  • Maps And Legends – Michael Chabon

  • Zeitoun – Dave Eggers

  • Ball Four – Jim Bouton

  • The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging

  • Zen and the Art of Happiness – Chris Prentiss

  • Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace

  • The Book of Basketball – Bill Simmons

  • Ripped – Greg Kot

  • Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn

  • Hoosiers: The Fabulous Basketball Life of Indiana – Phillip M. Hoose

  • 100 Greatest Albums – Edited by Jacob Hoye