Bethany’s 2022 Book List

  1. Mark Prins, The Latinist
  2. Jean Hanff Korelitz, The Devil and Webster
  3. Gary Blackwood, The Shakespeare Stealer
  4. Jonathan Franzen, Crossroads
  5. Taylor Jenkins Reid, Malibu Rising
  6. David Guterson, The Final Case
  7. Echo Brown, The Chosen One: A First-Generation Ivy League Odyssey
  8. Patrick Radden Keefe, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
  9. Adib Khorram, Darius the Great is Not Okay
  10. Adib Khorram, Darius the Great Deserves Better
  11. Dashka Slater, The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed their Lives
  12. Ann Patchett, Bel Canto
  13. S.A. Cosby, Razorblade Tears
  14. Novella Carpenter, Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
  15. Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, The Nest
  16. Grace D. Li, Portrait of a Thief
  17. Jen Silverman, We Play Ourselves
  18. Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
  19. Elif Batuman, Either/Or
  20. Kate Elizabeth Russell, My Dark Vanessa
  21. Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife
  22. Delilah S. Dawson, The Violence
  23. Linda Sue Park, A Long Walk to Water
  24. Phoebe Wynne, The Ruins
  25. Cherie Dimaline, The Marrow Thieves
  26. Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile
  27. Fredrik Backman, Anxious People
  28. Karen Joy Fowler, Booth
  29. Eugene Yelchin, The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
  30. Katherine Paterson, My Brigadista Year
  31. Evie Dunmore, Bringing Down the Duke
  32. Andy Weir, Project Hail Mary
  33. John Green, The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
  34. Alex Michaelides, The Silent Patient
  35. Patricia Park, Re Jane
  36. Alan Gratz, Ground Zero
  37. Gabrielle Zevin, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  38. Joshua Cohen, The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family
  39. Stephen King, Fairy Tale
  40. Michelle Zauner, Crying in H Mart
  41. Ian McEwan, Lessons
  42. Katy Hays, The Cloisters
  43. Courtney E. Martin, Learning in Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America from My Daughter’s School
  44. George Saunders, Liberation Day
  45. R.F. Kuang, Babel
  46. Julia May Jonas, Vladímír
  47. Andrew Sean Greer, Less
  48. Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
  49. Ron Irwin, Flat Water Tuesday
  50. Gary D. Schmidt, Orbiting Jupiter
  51. Roxana Robinson, Sparta
  52. Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous