Young Adult Reading List

Title
Author
Broken Glass
Alain Mabanckou
The Line of Beauty
Alan Hollinghurst
The Three Musketeer
Alexandre Dumas
Autumn
Ali Smith
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories
Alice Munro
Dart
Alice Oswald
The Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Alison Bechdel
Small Island
Andrea Levy
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Andrew Solomon
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
Anne Carson
The Green Road
Anne Enright
Maus
Art Spiegelman
How It All Blew Up
Arvin Ahmadi
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Barbara Demick
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
Barbara Ehrenreich
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Chronicles: Volume One
Bob Dylan
Cosmos
Carl Sagan
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli
The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Rapture
Carol Ann Duffy
David Copperfield
Charles Dickens
Half of a Yellow Sun
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
Chris Ware
Citizen: An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine
Brooklyn
Colm Tóibín
The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Cloud Atlas
David Mitchell
The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography
Deborah Levy
Savage Her Reply
Deirdre Sullivan
The Story of Art
E.H. Gombrich
The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss
Edmund de Waal
Mother's Milk
Edward St. Aubyn
My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Elizabeth Kolbert
The Westing Game
Ellen Raskin
Dune
Frank Herbert
The Trial
Franz Kafka
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel García Márquez
A Game of Thrones
George R. R. Martin
Tenth of December
George Saunders
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
#MurderTrending
Gretchen McNeil
The Time Machine
H. G. Wells
The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara
Harvest
Harvest Jim Crace
The Siege
Helen Dunmore
Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel
On the Road
Jack Kerouac
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Out of Shadows
Jason Wallace
The Infatuations
Javier Marías
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
The Last Lecture
Jeffrey Zaslow and Randy Pausch
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan
Visitation
Jenny Erpenbeck
The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion
Looking for Alaska
John Greene
East of Eden
John Steinbeck
The Constant Gardener
John le Carré
The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad
Sophie's World
Jostein Gaarder
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes
A Death in the Family
Karl Ove Knausgård
Life After Life
Kate Atkinson
The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini
Speak
Laurie Halse Anderson
Bad Blood
Lorna Sage
Light
M. John Harrison
The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Malcolm Gladwell
Noughts & Crosses
Malorie Blackman
Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood
Gilead
Marilynne Robinson
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Marjane Satrapi
Experience: A Memoir
Martin Amis
Women & Power: A Manifesto
Mary Beard
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Michael Chabon
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Michael Lewis
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Michael Pollan
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov
The Fifth Season
N.K. Jemisin
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Naomi Klein
Coraline
Neil Gaiman
Darkmans
Nicola Barker
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
Nora Ephron
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk
The Silence of the Girls
Pat Barker
Priestdaddy
Patricia Lockwood
True History of the Kelly Gang
Peter Carey
The Plot Against America
Philip Roth
Outline
Rachel Cusk
Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Hope in the Dark
Rebecca Solnit
The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins
The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better
Richard G. Wilkinson
Underland: A Deep Time Journey
Robert Macfarlane
Normal People
Sally Rooney
Fingersmith
Sarah Waters
Human Chain
Seamus Heaney
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry
Birdsong
Sebastian Faulks
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
Shoshana Zuboff
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Carrie
Stephen King
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets
Svetlana Alexievich
Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Stories of Your Life and Others
Ted Chiang
Night Watch
Terry Pratchett
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Tom Wolfe
Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945
Tony Judt
The Name of the Rose
Umberto Eco
Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions
Valeria Luiselli
Austerlitz
W.G. Sebald
The Moonstone
Wilkie Collins
Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe's Deep Establishment
Yanis Varoufakis
Signs Preceding the End of the World
Yuri Herrera
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
White Teeth
Zadie Smith
What Was She Thinking?
Zoë Heller
This House of Grief
by Helen Garner