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With a lot of free time comes a lot of reading. Here’s a list of books I’ve read since getting here.

  1. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
  2. A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin
  3. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a Society That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  4. As A Man Thinketh by James Allen
  5. The Waste Land and Other Poems by T.S. Eliot
  6. La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  7. Doce Cuentos Peregrinos by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. Death by Black Hole by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  9. Outliers by Malcom Gladwell
  10. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  11. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  12. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  13. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
  14. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
  15. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  16. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
  17. West with the Night by Beryl Markham
  18. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  19. A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
  20. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  21. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  22. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
  23. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  24. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
  25. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
  26. Profiles in Courage  by John F. Kennedy
  27. The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
  28. The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs
  29. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
  30. Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World by Pico Iyer
  31. Negocios by Junot Diaz
  32. Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut
  33. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  34. The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
  35. Tinkers by Paul Harding
  36. 1776 by David McCullough
  37. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  38. Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max
  39. Marley & Me by John Grogan
  40. Kim by Rudyard Kipling
  41. The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
  42. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  43. The Sea Runners by Ivan Doig
  44. An Environmental History of Latin America by Shawn William Miller
  45. Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World by Dan Koeppel
  46. Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
  47. Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  48. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
  49. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
  50. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
  51. The Best American Essays 2006 edited by Lauren Slater
  52. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  53. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  54. The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
  55. A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
  56. Child of the Dark by Carolina Maria de Jesus
  57. Memoria de Mis Putas Tristes by Gabriel García Márquez
  58. Catfish and Mandala by Andrew X. Pham
  59. The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
  60. The King of Vodka by Linda Himelstein
  61. My Beloved Brontosaurus by Brian Switek
  62. Creating a World Without Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
  63. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  64. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  65. Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan
  66. Santiago’s Children: What I Learned about Life at an Orphanage in Chile by Steve Reifenberg
  67. Memory Wall: Stories by Anthony Doerr
  68. The Unheard: A Memoir of Deafness and Africa by Josh Swiller
  69. The Places in Between by Rory Stewart
  70. Bueno, Me Largo by Hape Kerkeling
  71. The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
  72. The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley
  73. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
  74. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  75. The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
  76. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  77. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  78. Things I’ve Learned from Women Who’ve Dumped Me by Ben Karlin
  79. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
  80. The Dominican Republic: A National History by Frank Moya Pons
  81. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  82. Isn’t It Pretty To Think So? by Nick Miller
  83. Blindness by José Saramago
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