2017

Six sigma for dummies by craig gygi (in progress)

IT by Stephen King (in progress)

The handmaid's tale by margaret atwood (in progress)

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher mcdougall

We have always lived in the castle by shirley jackson

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

The dispossessed by Ursula LeGuin

Blogging for dummies by Amy Lupold Bair

Move your bus: an extraordinary new approach to accelerating success in work and life by Ron Clark

Giants in the earth by O.E. Rolvaag

The year of living Danishly: uncovering the secrets of the world's happiest country by Helen Russell

Me and Earl and the dying girl: [a novel] by Jesse Andrews

The laws of medicine: field notes from an uncertain science by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Just write: the art of personal correspondence by Molly O'Shaughnessy

Hillbilly elegy by JD Vance

The sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The unsettlers: in search of the good life in today's America by Mark Sundeen

PrairyErth: (a deep map) by William Least Heat Moon

The nature fix: why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative by Florence Williams

You are not a gadget: a manifesto by Jaron Lanier

Deep work by Cal Newport

The mezzanine: a novel by Nicholson Baker

Absalom, absalom by William Faulkner

Portnoy's complaint by Philip Roth

Killing the rising sun: how America vanquished world war II Japan by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Ready player one by Ernest Cline

The underground railroad: a novel by Colson Whitehead

2016

Beasts & Children by Amy Parker

The round house by Louise Erdrich

The abstinence teacher by Tom Perrotta

The clasp by Sloane Crosley

Better than before by Gretchen Rubin

Love, dishonor, marry, die, cherish, perish a novel by David Rakoff

The world according to Garp by John Irving

Assassination vacation by Sarah Vowell

Genius: the life and science of Richard Feynman by James Gleick

The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay a novel by Michael Chabon

Rise of the robots: technology and the threat of a jobless future by Martin Ford

The Martian: a novel by Andy Weir

Modern romance by Aziz Ansari

The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven by Sherman Alexie

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

I was told there'd be cake: essays by Sloane Crosley

The art of the personal letter: a guide to connecting through the written word by Margaret Shepherd

How did you get this number: essays by Sloane Crosley

Walden: and, Civil disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

Dietland by Sarai Walker

The sixth extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

The girl with the dragon tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The call of the wild, and selected stories by Jack London

From a Buick 8 by Stephen King

Zero K by Don DeLillo

Room: a novel by Emma Donoghue

Then we came to the end: a novel by Joshua Ferris

Watership Down by Richard Adams

The plot against America by Philip Roth

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The ghost map: the story of London's most terrifying epidemic--and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world by Steven Johnson

When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi

Wetlands by Charlotte Roche

Smarter faster better: the secrets of being productive in life and business by Charles Duhigg

2015 and earlier (books that I can think of that I liked before I started cataloguing):

Doctored: the disillusionment of an American physician by Sandeep Jauhar

Being mortal by Atul Gawande

Salt, sugar, fat by Michael Moss

A short history of nearly everything by Bill Bryson

Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies by Jared Diamond

The checklist manifesto: how to get things right by Atul Gawande

An abundance of Katherines by John Green 

Outliers : the story of success by Malcolm Gladwell

Complications: a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science by Atul Gawande

Good calories, bad calories: challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease by Gary Taubes

Gironimo! riding the very terrible 1914 tour of Italy by Tim Moore

Better: a surgeon's notes on performance by Atul Gawande.

A visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

On writing: a memoir of the craft by Stephen King

Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed by Jared Diamond

The worst hard time: the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl by Timothy Egan

Slaying the Badger: Greg LeMond, Bernard Hinault, and the Greatest Tour de France by Richard Moore

The great Gatsby  by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The meaning of human existence by Edward O. Wilson

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Shiloh and other stories by Bobbie Ann Mason

The last well person: how to stay well despite the health-care system by Nortin Hadler

The time traveler's wife: a novel by Audrey Niffenegger

Waking beauty by Elyse Friedman

Consider the lobster and other essays by David Foster Wallace

The wordy shipmates by Sarah Vowell

Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

America's bitter pill: money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system by Steven Brill

The discovery of insulin by Michael Bliss

At home: a short history of private life by Bill Bryson

The big short: inside the doomsday machine by Michael Lewis

Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein

Home game: an accidental guide to fatherhood by Michael Lewis

Mindless eating: why we eat more than we think by Brian Wansink

The fault in our stars by John Green

The end of faith: religion, terror, and the future of reason by Sam Harris

Fat girl: a true story by Judith Moore

4B goes wild by Jamie Gilson

The autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley

The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest by dan buettner