read-a-shelf four


First read-a-shelf project here. | Second read-a-shelf project here. | Third read-a-shelf project here.

January 2017: I am reading an entire bookshelf in my house.

As before, the fourth edition features the same shelf but somehow, it quickly fills up with a different, and as equally crowded set of books.

Homegoing. Yaa Gyasi
*finished 2/17

Avid Reader: A Life. Robert Gottlieb

Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time. Keith Houston
*reading now

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life. Anu Partanen

Words Are My Matter. Ursula LeGuin

Swing Time. Zadie Smith
*finished 3/17

Shakespeare and Company Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart
finished 3/17

Barkskins. Annie Proulx

My Pantry. Alice Waters
*finished 2/17

This Side of Brightness. Colum McCann
*finished 3/17

Lit Up. David Denby
*finished 4/17

When in French. Lauren Collins

In Season. Greg Atkinson
*finished 2/17

Am I Alone Here: Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live. Peter Orner
*finished 2/17

Ninety-Nine Stories of God. Joy Williams
*finished 3/17

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. Sebastian Junger
*finished 4/17

Life Among the Savages. Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Shirley Jackson
*finished 2/17

The Tree. John Fowles
*finished 2/17

Mendocino Fire: Stories. Elizabeth Tallent

Hope in the Dark. Rebecca Solnit
*finished 3/17

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. Mary Beard
*finished 4/17

Camino Davina: Walking the Divine Way. Gina Marie Mammano

Another Brooklyn. Jacqueline Woodson
*finished 3/17

Bookshelf. Lydia Pyne
*finished 2/17

Giving Up the Ghost. Hilary Mantel

Charlotte Bronte: A Fiery Heart. Claire Harman

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. Natalie Goldberg
*finished 6/17

About Grace. Anthony Doerr

The E-Myth Revisited. Michael E. Gerber
*finished 2/17

In Other Words. Jhumpa Lahiri

The Bookshop Book. Jen Campbell

The Secret Chord. Geraldine Brooks

The Green Road. Anne Enright
*finished 4/17