Arlene's Book List

Hello!
These are the books that I've been reading.

2023


Til Sep 2023

  • Climate Optimism | Zahra Biabani

  • Race After Technology | Ruha Benjamin

  • As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow | Zoulfa Katoul

  • Stay True | Hua Hsu

  • Border & Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism | Harsha Walia

  • Did You Hear About Kitty Karr | Crystal Smith Paul

  • uncut funk | bell hooks, stuart hall

  • What My Bones Know | Stephanie Foo

  • The Heat Will Kill You First | Jeff Goodell

  • The Family Chao | Lan Samantha Chang

  • Yellowface | RF Kuang

  • Sea Change | Gina Chung

  • Butts: a Backstory | Heather Radke

  • Deep as the Skye, Red as the Sea | Rita Chang-Eppig

  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin

  • Severence | Ling Ma

  • Babel | RF Kaung

  • Dyscalculia | Camonghne Felix

  • We Have Always Been Here | Samra Habib

  • Superfan | Jen Sookfong Lee

  • Against White Feminism | Rafia Zakaria

  • Caste | Isabel Wilkerson

  • Disorientation | Elaine Hsieh Chou

  • What Is Written on the Tongue | Anne Lazurko


2022

  • Last Story of Mina Lee | Nancy Jooyoun Kim

  • Four Hundred Souls | Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain

  • Two Trees Make a Forest | Jessica J. Lee

  • Book Lovers | Emily Henry

  • Letters to My Grandchildren | David Suzuki

  • Bittersweet | Susan Cain

  • Fresh Banana Leaves | Jessica Hernandes, Ph.D

  • Mediocre | Ijeoma Oluo

  • The Hill We Climb | Amanda Gorman

  • This Changes Everything | Naomi Klein

  • Beautiful Country | Qian Julie Wang

  • Generation Dread | Britt Wray

  • Fresh Off the Boat | Eddie Huang

  • The Weather Detective | Peter Wohlleben

  • Know My Name | Chanel Miller

  • The Influential Mind | Tali Sharot

  • The Future We Choose | Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac

  • This Light Between Us | Andrew Fukuda

  • Women Who Run With the Wolves | Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD

  • Mating in Captivity | Esther Perel

  • We, the Survivors | Tash Aw

  • Read This to Get Smarter: About Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More | Blair Imani

  • You Can't Be Serious | Kal Penn


2021

  • The Wake Up | Michelle MiJung Kim

  • There and Back | Jimmy Chin

  • Finding the Mother Tree | Suzanne Simard

  • The Better Half | Dr. Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD

  • The Reason You Walk | Wab Kinew

  • The Heartbeat of Trees | Peter Wohlleben

  • Unsettling Canada | Arther Manuel, Ronald M. Derrickson

  • Dial a for Aunties | Jesse Q. Sutanto

  • 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act | Bob Joseph

  • Free Food for Millionaires | Min Jin Lee

  • Dear Girls | Ali Wong

  • Crying in H Mart | Michelle Zauner

  • Gathering Moss | Robin Wall Kimmerer

  • Interior Chinatown | Charles Yu

  • Indigenous Writes: a Guide to First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Issues in Canada | Chelsea Vowel


2020 and earlier

  • They Said This Would Be Fun | Eternity Martis

  • So You Want to Talk about Race | Ijeoma Oluo

  • Minor Feelings | Cathy Park Hong

  • Written in My Own Heart's Blood | Diana Gabaldon

  • The Skin We're In | Desmond Cole

  • Hidden Life of Trees | Peter Wohlleben

  • How to be an Antiracist | Ibram X. Kendi

  • Born a Crime | Trevor Noah

  • Still Me | JoJo Moyes

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude | Gabriel García Márquez

  • Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman

  • Understory | Inga Simpson

  • Braiding Sweetgrass | Robin Wall Kimmerer

  • Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada's Past | Tantoo Cardinal

  • When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi

  • The Patient Will See You Now | Eric Topal

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow | Daniel Kahneman

  • The Brain that Changes Itself | Norman Doidge


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