My Peace Corps Syllabus


Just some of the things I’ve been reading in my hut….

  1. Wind Up Bird Chronicle- Haruki Marukami
  2. Let the Great World Spin- Colum McCann
  3. Brooklyn- Colm Toibin
  4. The Thing Around Your Neck- Chimamanda Adichie
  5. Half of a Yellow Sun- Chimamanda Adichie
  6. Purple Hibiscus- Chimamanda Adichie
  7. Blood, Bread and Poetry- Adrienne Rich
  8. Sister Outsider- Audre Lorde
  9. Sputnick Sweetheart- Haruki Marukami
  10. 1Q84- Haruki Marukami
  11. Homegoing- Yaa Gyasi
  12. The Girls- Emma Cline
  13. Improvising Medicine- Julie Livingstone
  14. The Black Body in Ecstasy- Jennifer C. Nash
  15. Talking as Fast as I Can- Lauren Graham
  16. Granta Book of Irish Contemporary Fiction
  17. Poisonwood Bible- Barbara Kingsolver
  18. Between the World and Me- Ta Nehisi Coates
  19. Truth and Beauty- Ann Patchett
  20. This is the Story of a Happy Marriage- Ann Patchett
  21. Autobiography of a Face- Lucy Grealy
  22. A Fine Balance- Rohinton Mistry
  23. Three Strong Women- Marie NDiaye
  24. Swing Time- Zadie Smith
  25. Modern Lovers- Emma Straub
  26. Vacationers- Emma Straub
  27. Difficult Women- Roxane Gay
  28. The Meaning of Michelle- 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How her Journey Inspires Our Own
  29. We Love You, Charlie Freeman- Kaitlyn Greenidge
  30. Underground Railroad- Colson Whitehead
  31. Moonglow- Michael Chabon
  32. Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?- Kathleen Collins
  33. Self Portrait as Exit Wounds- Ocean Vuong



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