Reading List

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective — Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
The Japanese Lover – Isabel Allende
Pedagogy Of The Oppressed – Paulo Frieri


Paradise — Toni Morrison
Never Let Me Go — Kazuo Ishiguro
The Reluctant Fundamentalist — Moshin Hamad
The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter — Carson McCullers
Secondhand Time — Svetlana Alexievich
Manifesto for a Moral Revolution — Jacqueline Novogratz
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous — Ocean Vuong
Breasts and Eggs — Mieko Kawakami
The Hundred Years War on Palestine — Rashid Khalidi


The Best:
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Teaching to Transgress by bell hooks
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Beloved by Toni Morrison

The Rest:
The Mahabharata translated by Carole Satyamurthi
Bad Behaviour by Mary Gatskill
The Lost Generation by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

There There by Tommy Orange
My Life As A Watermelon by Rachel Warren
Radical Hope compiled by Carolina De Roberts


The Best:
Mindstorms by Seymour Papert
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Sing Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Tinkers by Paul Harding

The Rest:
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Exit West by Moshin Hamid
The Life of the Ant by Maurice Materlinck
Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Petals of Blood by Ngogi Wa Thiong’o
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalamithi
Almost Dead/Croc Attack by Assaf Gavron (re-read)
The Giver by Lois Lowry (re-read)
Dune by Frank Herbert (re-read)


The Best:
The Dark Forest (Three Body Problem – Book 2) by Cixin Liu
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

The Rest:
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
Death’s End (Three Body Problem – Book 3) by Cixin Liu
Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Why I Write by George Orwell
India – A Wounded Civilization by V.S. Naipaul

Wonderful Short Stories:
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Last Question by Isaac Asimov
The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu