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2017 Book Recommendation

A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler

Cell by Robin Cook

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance 

Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein

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

Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart

Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

Rising Strong: How the Ability to Rest Transforms the Way we Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

The Best American Short Stories (any year)

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston

The Push:  A Climber’s Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits by Tommy Caldwell

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Saboteur by Andrew Gross 

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

Truman by David McCullough 

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi     

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim