2020 Book Recommendations, pt. II

Top Recommendations

  • Heavy: An American Memoir - Kiese Laymon

  • The Color of Law - Richard Rothstein

  • A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles

  • Lincoln on the Verge - Ted Widmer

  • The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

 

Solid Picks

  • Caste - Isabel Wilkinson

  • A Burning - Megha Majumdar

  • Interior Chinatown - Charles Wolf

  • Your House Will Pay - Steph Cha
     

Very Interesting

  • Begin Again - Eddie Glaude

  • My Sister the Serial Killer - Oyinkan Braithwaite

  • How to Steal a Country - Robin Renwick

  • The Long Goodbye - Raymond Chandler

 

Lalita's Top Picks

  • The Midnight Library - Matt Haig

  • A Burning - Magha Majumdar

  • The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

  • The Cold Millions - Jess Walter

  • Heavy: An American Memoir - Kiese Laymon

  • The Promised Land - Barack Obama

Barry's Old Favorites

  • Underground Railroad - Colson Whiteheaad

  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The Sea Wolf - Jack London

  • The Color of Water - James McBride

  • Brother & Keepers - John Wideman

 

Memoirs by Barry's Friends

  • Whom Shall I Fear - Dr. Ewart Brown
  • In the Eye of the Storm - Dr. Walter Massey
  • The Other Wes Moore - Wes Moore
  • From Willard Straight to Wall Street - Tom Jones
  • Change Agent - Jim Lowry
  • Brother & Keepers - John Wideman

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