Books read in 2017

January
Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw; 1912. Drama.)
A.D.: After Death, Book 2 (Scott Snyder; 2016. Graphic fiction.)
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives (Martin Ganda and Caitlin Alifirenka; 2016. Non-fiction.)
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (J.D. Vance; 2016. Non-fiction.)
The Selfishness of Others (Kristin Dombeck; 2016. Non-fiction.)
So Long, See You Tomorrow (William Maxwell; 1980. Fiction.)
King John (William Shakespeare; 1623. Drama.)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood; 1986. Fiction.)
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Matthew Desmond; 2016. Non-fiction.)
Bird Watching (Paula McCartney; 2010. Non-fiction.)
The Taming of the Shrew (William Shakespeare; 1590. Drama.)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (William Shakespeare; 1589. Drama.)
Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company (Michael Lenehan; 2016. Non-fiction.)
Henry VI, Part 1 (William Shakespeare; 1591. Drama.)

February
King Charles III (Mike Bartlett; 2014. Drama.)
Henry VI, Part 2 (William Shakespeare; 1591. Drama.)
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Bryan Stevenson; 2014. Non-fiction.)
Henry VI, Part 3 (William Shakespeare; 1591. Drama.)
Richard III (William Shakespeare; 1592. Drama.)
Sun Moon Star (Kurt Vonnegut; 2016. Fiction.)
Titus Andronicus (William Shakespeare; 1593. Drama.)
The Comedy of Errors (William Shakespeare; 1594. Drama.)
Love’s Labour’s Lost (William Shakespeare; 1595. Drama.)
The Futures (Anna Pitoniak; 2017. Fiction.)
Books for Living (Will Schwalbe; 2016. Non-fiction.)
Countdown City (Ben H. Winters; 2013. Fiction.)
Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath (Ted Koppel; 2015. Non-fiction.)
The Joy of Geocaching (Paul and Dana Gillin; 2010. Non-fiction.)
Rhinoceros (Eugene Ionesco; 1959. Drama.)
Small Admissions (Amy Poeppel; 2016. Fiction.)
The Confession (John Grisham; 2010. Fiction.)
The Changeling (Thomas Middleton and William Rowley; 1622. Drama.)
The Little Book of Hygge (Meik Wiking; 2017. Non-fiction.)
Outcast, Volume 4 (Robert Kirkman; 2017. Graphic fiction.)

March
No Man’s Land (Harold Pinter; 1974. Drama.)
World of Trouble (Ben H. Winters; 2014. Fiction.)
The Walking Dead, Volume 27: The Whisperer War (Robert Kirkman; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Security (Gina Wohlsdorf; 2016. Fiction.)
Before the Fall (Noah Hawley; 2016. Fiction.)
Richard II (William Shakespeare; 1595. Drama.)
The Last One (Alexandra Oliva; 2016. Fiction.)
The Massive, Volume 1: Black Pacific (Brian Wood; 2013. Graphic fiction.)
The Massive, Volume 2: The Subcontinental (Brian Wood; 2013. Graphic fiction.)
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare; 1595. Drama.)
The Hard Problem (Tom Stoppard; 2015. Drama.)

April
The Massive, Volume 3: Longship (Brian Wood; 2014. Graphic fiction.)
The Massive, Volume 4: Sahara (Brian Wood; 2015. Graphic fiction.)
The Massive, Volume 5: Ragnarok (Brian Wood; 2015. Graphic fiction.)
Class (Lucinda Rosenfeld; 2017. Fiction.)
Saga, Volume 7 (Brian K. Vaughan; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Letter 44, Volume 4: Saviors (Charles Soule; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare; 1595. Drama.)
Venus and Adonis (William Shakespeare; 1593. Poetry.)
Monster (Walter Dean Myers; 1999. Fiction.)
Birds Life Art (Kyo Maclear; 2017. Non-fiction.)
Lincoln in the Bardo (George Saunders; 2017. Fiction.)
Revival, Volume 8 (Tim Seeley; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
The Art of Practicing (Madeline Bruser; 1999. Non-fiction.)
Reclaiming Conversation (Sherry Turkle; 2015. Non-fiction.)

May
Fatale (Jean-Paul Manchette; 1977 (2011, English). Fiction.)
Tenth of December (George Saunders; 2013. Fiction.)
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Geocaching (2012. Non-fiction.)
Briggs Land, Volume 1: State of Grace (Brian Wood; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Those Who Wish Me Dead (Michael Koryta; 2014. Fiction.)
Henry IV, Part 1 (William Shakespeare; 1597. Drama.)
The Rape of Lucrece (William Shakespeare; 1594. Poetry.)
Henry IV, Part 2 (William Shakespeare; 1597. Drama.)
The Metamorphosis (Peter Kuper (adapting Frank Kafka); 2003. Graphic fiction.)
Roughneck (Jeff Lemire; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Harvey (Mary Chase; 1944. Drama.)
The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly (Sally Gardner Reed; 2017. Non-fiction.)
A.D.: After Death, Book 3 (Scott Snyder; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Shylock Is My Name (Howard Jacobson; 2016. Fiction.)
American War (Omar El Akkad; 2017. Fiction.)
The Book of Joan (Lidia Yuknavitch; 2017. Fiction.)

June
The Power (Naomi Alderman; 2016. Fiction.)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (William Shakespeare; 1602. Drama.)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Tom Stoppard; 1966. Drama.)
Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.)
Lazarus, Vol. 5 (Greg Rucka; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
News of the World (Paulette Jiles; 2016. Fiction.)
Bitch Planet, Vol. 2: President Bitch (Kelly Sue DeConnick; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
The Woman in Cabin 10 (Ruth Ware; 2016. Fiction.)
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Edward Albee; 1962. Drama.)
Much Ado about Nothing (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.)
March, Book One (John Lewis; 2013. Graphic non-fiction.)
All the Missing Girls (Megan Miranda; 2016. Fiction.)
March, Book Two (John Lewis; 2015. Graphic non-fiction.)
March, Book Three (John Lewis; 2016. Graphic non-fiction.)
The Bunker, Volume Four (Joshua Hale Fialkov; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Ah, Wilderness! (Eugene O’Neill; 1933. Drama.)

July
Descender, Vol. 4: Orbital Mechanics (Jeff Lemire; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Henry V (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.)
Monstress, Vol. 2: The Blood (Marjorie Liu; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
On Such a Full Sea (Chang-Rae Lee; 2014. Fiction.)
Dis Mem Ber (Joyce Carol Oates; 2017. Fiction.)
Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches (Tony Kushner; 1993. Drama.)
Dream Hoarders (Richard V. Reeves; 2017. Non-fiction.)
Last Things (Marissa Moss; 2017. Graphic non-fiction.)
The Dead Lands (Benjamin Percy; 2015. Fiction.)
Final Girls (Riley Sager; 2017. Fiction.)
Postal, Vol. 5 (Bryan Hill; 2017. Graphic fiction.)

August
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika (Tony Kushner; 1994. Drama.)
As You Like It (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.)
Twelfth Night (William Shakespeare; 1601. Drama.)
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans (Don Brown; 2016. Graphic non-fiction.)
The Odyssey (Homer. (Trans. Robert Fagles; 1996.) Poetry.)
The Followers (Rebecca Wait; 2015. Fiction.)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare; 1602. Drama.)
The Grip of It (Jac Jemc; 2017. Fiction.)
Measure for Measure (William Shakespeare; 1604. Drama.)
The Marriage Pact (Michelle Richmond; 2017. Fiction.)
Fierce Kingdom (Gin Phillips; 2017. Fiction.)

September
Fun Home (Alison Bechdel; 2006. Graphic memoir.)
Othello (William Shakespeare; 1603. Drama.)
Timon of Athens (William Shakespeare; 1605. Drama.)
Macbeth (William Shakespeare; 1606. Drama.)
Do Not Become Alarmed (Maile Meloy; 2017. Fiction.)
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (Jeanette Winterson; 2012. Non-fiction.)
Carrying the Elephant (Michael Rosen; 2002. Poetry.)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy; 1869. (Trans. L. and A. Maude; Everyman’s Library; 1992.) Fiction.)
Machinal (Sophie Treadwell; 1928. Drama.)
You (Caroline Kepnes; 2014. Fiction.)
Antony and Cleopatra (William Shakespeare; 1607. Drama.)
Cat’s Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut; 1963. Fiction.)

October
The Walking Dead, Volume 28: A Certain Doom (Robert Kirkman; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Outcast, Volume 5 (Robert Kirkman; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
Royal City, Volume 1: Next of Kin (Jeff Lemire; 2017. Graphic fiction.)
All’s Well That Ends Well (William Shakespeare; 1605. Drama.)
The Witches (Stacy Schiff; 2016. Non-fiction.)
Pericles (William Shakespeare; 1608. Drama.)
The Skin of Our Teeth (Thornton Wilder; 1942. Drama.)
The Space Merchants (Frederik Pohl; 1952. Fiction.)
Coriolanus (William Shakespeare; 1608. Drama.)
Paper Girls, Volume 3 (Brian Vaughan; 2017. Graphic fiction.)

November
American Fire (Monica Hesse; 2017. Non-fiction.)
Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets (Don Paterson; 2010. Poetry.)
King Lear (William Shakespeare; 1608. Drama.)
Unbelievable (Katy Tur; 2017. Non-fiction.)
A Whole Life (Robert Seethaler; 2014. Fiction.)
Hard Times (Charles Dickens; 1854. Fiction.)
Withnail and I (Bruce Robinson; 1989. Drama.)
Children of the New World (Alexander Weinstein; 2016. Fiction.)
The Tempest (William Shakespeare; 1610. Drama.)
The Winter’s Tale (William Shakespeare; 1609. Drama.)
Henry VIII (William Shakespeare; 1613. Drama.)
The Hate You Give (Angie Thomas; 2017. Fiction.)
Conversion (Katherine Howe; 2014. Fiction.)

December
Heather, the Totality (Matthew Weiner; 2017. Fiction.)
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple (Jeff Guinn; 2017. Non-fiction.)
The Two Noble Kinsmen (William Shakespeare; 1614. Drama.)
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Heinrich Böll; 2014. Fiction.)
Believe It or Not (Eugène Scribe; 1848. (Trans. Ranjit Bolt; 2004.) Drama.)
Polar Bears (Mark Haddon; 2010. Drama.)
My Name Is Rachel Corrie (ed. Alan Rickman and Katherine Viner; 2006. Drama.)