Here's what I've been checking out of the library as of late.


I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith

Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Brother of the More Famous Jack by Barbara Trapido

The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories by Frank Rose

Swimming Studies by Leanne Shapton

Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own by Kate Bolick

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

Motherhood by Sheila Heti

Do / Pause: You Are Not a To-Do List by Robert Poynton

Speedboat by Renata Adler

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

Future Sex: A New Kind of Free Love by Emily Witt

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Sourdough: A Novel by Robin Sloan

The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy


Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook by Alice Waters

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 by Elizabeth Winder

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

We Need to Talk: A Practical Guide to the Lost Art of Conversation by Celeste Headlee

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Salad for President by Julia Sherman

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

Bluets by Maggie Nelson

Swimming Studies by Leanne Shapton

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

Too Much and Not The Mood by Durga Chew-Bose

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

The Pisces by Melissa Broder

Look Alive Out There by Sloane Crosley

Severance by Ling Ma

Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee

The Folded Clock: A Diary by Heidi Julavits

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker

Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson

All the Lives I Want by Alana Massey


Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Too Much and Not The Mood by Durga Chew-Bose

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffery Eugenides

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West

A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell

The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

Outline by Rachel Cusk

Transit by Rachel Cusk

The Answers by Catherine Lacey

Nobody is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Mister Monkey by Francine Prose

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

The Folded Clock: A Diary by Heidi Julavits

Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos

Coming to My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure, and an Unlikely Bride by Alyssa Harad


The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein

A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman

M Train by Patti Smith

Love Style Life by Garance Dore

Action: A Book About Sex by Amy Rose Spiegel

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The White Album by Joan Didion

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub