COJ Book Recs

Good Material

Dolly Alderton

The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro

absolution a novel

Absolution: A Novel

Alice McDermott

People Collide

People Collide

Isle McElroy

A Quitter’s Paradise

Elysha Chang

The Overstory: A Novel

The Overstory: A Novel

Richard Powers

Homesickness by Colin Barrett


Colin Barrett

The Covenant of Water

The Covenant of Water

Abraham Verghese

Trespasses: A Novel

Louise Kennedy


Hernan Diaz


Claire Keegan

I Could Live Here Forever

I Could Live Here Forever

Hanna Halperin

The Guest: A Novel

Emma Cline

Demon Copperhead

Barbara Kingsolver

Really Good, Actually

Monica Heisey

Flight: A Novel

Lynn Steger Strong

The Long Answer: A Novel

Anna Hogeland

The Book of Unknown Americans

Cristina Henríquez

The Last White Man

Mohsin Hamid

Oh William!

Elizabeth Strout


Lauren Groff

Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart

Joan is Okay

Weike Wang

The Paper Palace

Miranda Cowley Heller

The Mothers a Novel

The Mothers

Brit Bennett

Edie Richter Is Not Alone

Rebecca Handler

Normal People

Sally Rooney

Sorrow and Bliss

Meg Mason

Family Life by Akhil Sharma

Family Life

Akhil Sharma


Weike Wang


Charlotte McConaghy

The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger

Writers & Lovers

Lily King

Silver Sparrow

Tayari Jones


Maggie O'Farrell

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri

My Sister, The Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

Dept. of Speculation

Jenny Offill

Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

Olive Kitteridge

Elizabeth Strout

An American Marriage a Novel

An American Marriage

Tayari Jones

My Name Is Lucy Barton

Elizabeth Strout

Away from Her

Alice Munro

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