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. 


Swing Time, Zadie Smith 

The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen 😍

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

The Wangs vs. the World, Jade Chang

Wreck and Order, Hannah Tennant-Moore

The Mothers, Brit Bennett

The Sellout, Paul Beatty 😍

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 😍  

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 😍

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 😍

Refuge, Dina Nayeri

The Last Illusion, Porochista Khakpour

The Power, Naomi Alderman

New People, Danzy Senna

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy



What We Lose, Zinzi Clemmons

Outline, Rachel Cusk