Books read in 2021

January
Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics (Stephen Greenblatt; 2018. Non-fiction.) RFS
The Mirror and the Light (Hilary Mantel; 2020. Fiction.) RFS
This Is Your Time (Ruby Nell Bridges; 2020. Non-fiction.) LIB
Paul Robeson (Phillip Hayes Dean; 1978. Drama.) RFS
Do the Work (Steven Pressfield; 2011. Non-fiction.) RFS
The Scientific Method of Practicing (Timothy Hagen; 2020. Non-fiction.) RFS
The Tyranny of Merit (Michael J. Sandel; 2014. Non-fiction.) RFS
One of the Good Ones (Maika and Maritza Moulite; 2021. Fiction.) ATY
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite (Gerard Way; 2008. Fiction.) LIB
The War of Art (Steven Pressfield; 2002. Non-fiction.) RFS
What Is Populism? (Jan-Werner Müller; 2014. Non-fiction.) ATY
Edward III (William Shakespeare; 1596. Drama.) RFS *
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (William Shakespeare; 1593. Drama.) RFS *
The Taming of the Shrew (William Shakespeare; 1590. Drama.) RFS *
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Jung Chang; 1991. Non-fiction.) RFS
Front Row at the Trump Show (Jonathan Karl; 2020. Non-fiction.) ATY
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald; 1925. Fiction.) RFS *
The War on Normal People (Andrew Yang; 2019. Non-fiction.) RFS
Richard II (William Shakespeare; 1595. Drama.) RFS *
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures (Maureen Corrigan; 2014. Non-fiction.) RFS
Titus Andronicus (William Shakespeare; 1594. Drama.) RFS *
Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authority (Anne Applebaum; 2020. Non-fiction.) RFS
Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy (Talia Levin; 2020. Non-fiction.) RFS
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler; 1939. Fiction.) RFS
The Comedy of Errors (William Shakespeare; 1594. Drama.) RFS *

February
The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai (John Tayman; 2006. Non-fiction.) RFS
Herakles (Euripides (trans. R. Potter); 416 B.C. Drama.) ATY
The Old Guard, Book Two: Force Multiplied (Greg Rucka; 2020. Graphic fiction.) LIB
Henry IV, Part I (William Shakespeare; 1597. Drama.) RFS *
Parable of the Talents (Octavia Butler; 1998. Fiction.) RFS
Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life (Zina Hitz; 2020. Non-fiction.) RFS
Henry IV, Part II (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.) RFS *
Hell Hath No Fury (Bryna Taubman; 1992. Non-fiction.) ATY
There There (Tommy Orange; 2018. Fiction.) RFS
Falstaff: Give Me Life (Harold Bloom; 1992. Non-fiction.) RFS
Henry V (William Shakespeare; 1599. Drama.) RFS *
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexander Dumas; 1844. Fiction.) RFS
Macbeth (William Shakespeare; 1606. Drama.) RFS *
My Man Jeeves (P.G. Wodehouse; 1919. Fiction.) RFS *
Macbeth: A Dagger of the Mind (Harold Bloom; 2019. Non-fiction.) ATY
The Merry Wives of Windsor (William Shakespeare; 1597. Drama.) RFS *
Hope Rides Again (Andrew Schaffer; 2019. Fiction.) RFS *
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne; 1871. Fiction.) RFS *
Kindred (Octavia Butler; 1979. Fiction.) RFS

March
Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times (Katherine May; 2020. Fiction.) RFS
We Run the Tides (Vendela Vida; 2021. Fiction.) LIB
Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout; 2008. Fiction.) RFS *
Ice (Anna Kavan; 1967. Fiction.) RFS
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Sherman Alexie; 2007. Fiction.) RFS
Octavia Butler’s Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation (Damian Duffy; 2017. Fiction.) LIB
The Memory Police (Yoko Ogawa; 2019 (1994). Fiction.) RFS
Love’s Labour’s Lost (William Shakespeare; 1598. Drama.) RFS *
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare; 1597. Drama.) RFS *
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare; 1596. Drama.) RFS *
Olive, Again (Elizabeth Strout; 2019. Fiction.) RFS
Pursuit (Joyce Carol Oates; 2019. Fiction.) RFS
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Kate DiCamillo; 2006. Fiction.) LIB
Drawing Lines: An Anthology of Women Cartoonists (2021. (First published in 2006, as Sexy Chix.) Graphic fiction.) LIB
Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking (D.Q. McInerny May; 2004. Non-fiction.) RFS

April
The (Other) You (Joyce Carol Oates; 2021. Fiction.) ATY
The Mouse and His Child (Russell Hoban; 1967. Fiction.) RFS
Elegy for Mary Turner (Rachel Marie-Crane Williams; 2021. Graphic non-fiction.) LIB
The Dog Stars (Peter Heller; 2012. Fiction.) RFS
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J.K. Rowling; 1999. Fiction.) RFS *
The Glass Hotel (Emily St. John Mandel; 2020. Fiction.) RFS
The Gospel According to Jesus: A New Translation and Guide to His Essential Teachings for Believers and Unbelievers (Stephen Mitchell; 1993. Non-fiction.) RFS
War Music: An Account of Homer’s Iliad (Christopher Logur; 2015. Poetry.) RFS