This is the list of books I read (according to Goodreads) in 2017.

This year I’ve decided not to emphasize my favorite books. Personally I feel like this is one of the most diverse lists (in terms of authorship and genre) that I’ve read in a single year in many years.

Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human by Daniel J. Siegel
Quantum Lyrics by A. Van Jordan
Patriotismo by Ryan Eckes
House A by Jennifer S. Cheng
I am a Visitor on This Earth by Faiza Sultan
For Love and Autonomy by Anahita Jamali Rad
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long
The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead by Timothy Leary
Friendly Fire by Danielle Lafrance
Dada: Art and Anti-Art by Hans Richter
handholding: 5 kinds by Tracie Morris
Run the Red Lights by Ed Skoog
City Country by Vyt Bakaitis
Blago Bung, Blago Bung, Bosso Fataka!: First Texts of German Dada (Atlas Anti-Classics 3) by Hugo Ball
Spiral Staircase: Collected Poems by Hirato Renkichi
After projects the resound by Kimberly Alidio
Adventures on the Isle of Adolescence by Cid Corman
Translation: The Bass Accompaniment–Selected Poems by Deborah Meadows
The Demotion of Pluto: Poems and Plays by Deborah Meadows
Lake Superior by Lorine Niedecker
Things That Happen: and Other Poems by Bhaskar Chakraborty
Duration Knows No Law by Steven Seidenberg
Same Diff by Donato Mancini
Lay Ghost by Nathaniel Mackey
This Connection of Everyone With Lungs by Juliana Spahr
Change Your Brain by Timothy Leary
Ursa Major by Yves Bonnefoy
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Universal Harvester by John Darnielle
The Complete Light Poems by Jackson Mac Low
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristen Radtke
Gyptian In Hortulus by Michael C. Gizzi
Inherit by Ginger Ko
This Glittering Republic by Quenton Baker
The Return of the Native by Kate Colby
River by Ross Gay
Actualities by Norma Cole
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Win These Posters and Other Unrelated Prizes Inside by Norma Cole
Nihil by Alfredo De Palchi
Language Is by John Phillips
Sans by G.L. Ford
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
Series out of Sequence by Carrie Hunter
Tumult by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Dazzle Ships: Poems by Jamie Sharpe
Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education by Ozlem Sensoy
Kholin 66: Diaries and Poems by Igor Kholin
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
Werewolves of Montpellier by Jason
Why Are You Doing This? by Jason
The Last Musketeer by Jason
The Left Bank Gang by Jason
I Killed Adolf Hitler by Jason
To Each Unfolding Leaf, Selected Poems: 1976 – 2015 by Pierre Voelin
Necessities of Life by Adrienne Rich
Ghosts Still Walking by Do Nguyen Mai
Mannish Tongues by Jayy Dodd
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Leftovers by Laura Wiess
All the Spectral Fractures: New and Selected Poems by Mary A. Hood
Rural by Hailey Higdon
Safe Word by Donald Dunbar
Cicatriz by Sara Mesa
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus

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