September 13, 2022


My Government Wants To Kill Me – I could not put this book down. An incredible history of New York City in the 80s during the destructive era of AIDS. A young gay man comes of age in NYC as a person and political activist.

September 13, 2022


Trust – A great story and commentary on generational wealth.  The structure of the book is brilliant.  Great twist at the end.  Excellent book.

September 4, 2022


Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness – Another topic we rarely discuss…the harsh reality of postpartum psychosis. It happens. An incredible memoir.

September 4, 2022


Four Treasures of the Sky – Incredible historical fiction book set in the 19th century around the Chinese Expulsion Act.  A grim reminder of America’s past.

August 28, 2022


Tastes Like War – An incredible memoir understanding the long-lasting horrors of immigration life that people are finally talking about as their children look through the lens of their parent’s life. Powerful read.

August 21, 2022


The Last White Man – I enjoyed Mohsin Hamid’s book Exit West, so I was looking forward to reading The Last White Man. This book is more of a one-dimensional concept intertwined with family. Conceptually an interesting idea and left me wanting much more.

August 7, 2022


Mouth to Mouth – A slow and then fast pace into the art world.  Great summer read!

July 31, 2022


Remarkably Bright Creatures – Remarkably Bright Creatures is about love, love lost, loneliness, friendship, and a particular friendship with an octopus. Another summer win.

July 31, 2022


The It Girl – Great murder mystery centered in Oxford. Stayed up super late to finish!

July 31, 2022


Normal Family: On Truth, Love, and How I Met My 35 Siblings – I Loved this book and could not put it down.  See my post here

July 31, 2022


The Poet X – Brilliant first novel about growing up as a young girl/woman in Spanish Harlem. The entire book is written in poetic prose, almost like rap. Genius!

July 31, 2022


Corrections in Ink – An incredibly powerful memoir on addiction, jail, and self-reflection.