Click below for the Directory of Dog-Eared Pages, an ongoing compilation of dog-eared pages and well-turned phrases from books I've read. 


A Place for Us, Fatima Farheen Mirza

Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen, Marilyn Chin

If You See Me, Donโ€™t Say Hi, Neel Patel

The Fifth Season, NK Jemisin

Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

House A, Jennifer S. Cheng ๐Ÿ˜

Rocket Fantastic, Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Everything Under, Daisy Johnson

Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James

Washington Black, Esi Edugyan

The Obelisk Gate, NK Jemisin

The Stone Sky, NK Jemisin

Lost Children Archive, Valeria Luiselli ๐Ÿ˜

The Taiga Syndrome, Cristina Rivera Garza

One Part Woman, Perumal Murugan

My Sister, the Serial Killer, Oyinkan Braithwaite 

The Tower of the Antilles, Achy Obejas

The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer

The Dark Forest, Cixin Liu

The Great Believers, Rebecca Makkai

North of Dawn, Nuruddin Farah

Deathโ€™s End, Cixin Liu

Golden Child, Claire Adam

Deaf Republic, Ilya Kaminsky ๐Ÿ˜

Sabrina & Corina, Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ๐Ÿ˜

The Atlas of Reds and Blues, Devi S. Laskar

The Far Field, Madhuri Vijay

Sea Monsters, Chloe Aridjis ๐Ÿ˜

The Old Drift, Namwali Serpell

Optic Nerve, Maria Gainza ๐Ÿ˜

Miracle Creek, Angie Kim

The Overstory, Richard Powers

Women Talking, Miriam Toews

Good Talk, Mira Jacob

In the Woods, Tana French

Exhalation, Ted Chiang

Oculus, Sally Wen Mao

On Earth Weโ€™re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong ๐Ÿ˜

Disappearing Earth, Julia Phillips

Mostly Dead Things, Kristen Arnett

The Tenth Muse, Catherine Chung

Walking on the Ceiling, Aysegรผl SavaลŸ ๐Ÿ˜

Trust Exercise, Susan Choi

The Farm, Joanne Ramos

Normal People, Sally Rooney

The Trojan War Museum and other stories, Ayse Papatya Bucak

Costalegre, Courtney Maum

The Year of Blue Water, Yanyi ๐Ÿ˜


What We Lose, Zinzi Clemmons

Outline, Rachel Cusk

Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

My Absolute Darling, Gabriel Tallent

Chemistry, Weike Wang

Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo

Salt Houses, Hala Alyan

Hunger, Roxane Gay

Modern Lovers, Emma Straub

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O, Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland

Home Fire, Kamila Shamsie

Go, Went, Gone, Jenny Erpenbeck ๐Ÿ˜

Swimmer Among the Stars, Kanishk Tharoor

How to Behave in a Crowd, Camille Bordas

The Isle of Youth, Laura van den Berg

Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado 

Heart Berries, Terese Marie Mailhot ๐Ÿ˜

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?, Kathleen Collins

The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henrรญquez

Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi

Mislaid, Nell Zink

The World Goes On, Lรกszlรณ Krasznahorkai

Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney

Call Me Zebra, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Girls Burn Brighter, Shobha Rao

Red Clocks, Leni Zumas

Happiness, Aminatta Forna

The Dark Dark, Samantha Hunt

Heads of the Colored People, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Wade in the Water, Tracy K. Smith ๐Ÿ˜

Free Food for Millionaires, Min Jin Lee

This Will Be My Undoing, Morgan Jerkins

Tangerine, Christine Mangan

The Line Becomes a River, Francisco Cantรบ

blud, Rachel McKibbens ๐Ÿ˜

Eye Level, Jenny Xie

Here in Berlin, Cristina Garcรญa

America is Not the Heart, Elaine Castillo

Asymmetry, Lisa Halliday

Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Kaveh Akbar ๐Ÿ˜

Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Ingrid Rojas Contreras ๐Ÿ˜

Find Me, Laura van den Berg

Mem, Bethany C. Morrow

Tonight Iโ€™m Someone Else, Chelsea Hodson ๐Ÿ˜

Half Gods, Akil Kumarasamy

Registers of Illuminated Villages, Tarfia Faizullah ๐Ÿ˜

The Golden State, Lydia Kiesling

Florida, Lauren Groff

Circe, Madeline Miller

The Incendiaries, R.O. Kwon

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Alexander Chee

Ordinary People, Diana Evans

The Third Hotel, Laura van den Berg

Suicide Club, Rachel Heng

The End of Peril, the End of Enmity, the End of Strife, a Haven, Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint ๐Ÿ˜

The Ensemble, Aja Gabel

A River of Stars, Vanessa Hua

300 Arguments, Sarah Manguso

There There, Tommy Orange

Hunger, Lan Samantha Chang

Woman at Point Zero, Nawal El Saadawi

Certain American States, Catherine Lacey

The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin

Fen, Daisy Johnson

Severance, Ling Ma

Be With, Forrest Gander

All the Names They Used for God, Anjali Sachdeva

The Friend, Sigrid Nunez

Kingdom Animalia, Aracelis Girmay ๐Ÿ˜

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, Chen Chen

Insurrecto, Gina Apostol

Heartbreaker, Claudia Dey

The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu

If You Leave Me, Crystal Hana Kim 



Swing Time, Zadie Smith 

The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen ๐Ÿ˜

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

The Wangs vs. the World, Jade Chang

Wreck and Order, Hannah Tennant-Moore

The Mothers, Brit Bennett

The Sellout, Paul Beatty ๐Ÿ˜

The Vegetarian, Han Kang

Hot Milk, Deborah Levy

The Nix, Nathan Hill 

Freeman's: Arrival (anthology), ed. John Freeman

Black Dog of Fate, Peter Balakian

Cities I've Never Lived In, Sara Majka

Too Much and Not the Mood, Durga Chew-Bose

The Big Green Tent, Ludmila Ulitskaya

Beauty Is a Wound, Eka Kurniawan

The Regional Office Is Under Attack!, Manuel Gonzales

Exit West, Mohsin Hamid ๐Ÿ˜  

Fever Dream, Samanta Schweblin

Amatka, Karin Tidbeck

A Separation, Katie Kitamura

The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

Signs Preceding the End of the World, Yuri Herrera ๐Ÿ˜

Pachinko, Min Jin Lee

Sour Heart, Jenny Zhang

The Mountain, Paul Yoon

The Answers, Catherine Lacey

A Kind of Freedom, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Goodbye, Vitamin, Rachel Khong

The Readymade Thief, Augustus Rose

When My Brother Was an Aztec, Natalie Diaz

You Ask Me to Talk About the Interior, Carolina Ebeid

Our Lady of the Ruins, Traci Brimhall

The Idiot, Elif Batuman ๐Ÿ˜

Refuge, Dina Nayeri

The Last Illusion, Porochista Khakpour

The Power, Naomi Alderman

New People, Danzy Senna

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy