J. K. Rowling, The Casual Vacancy
Michael Chabon, Moonglow
Tom Hanks, Uncommon Type
Alan Alda, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?
Mary Laura Philpott, I Miss You When I Blink
Harlan Coben, Run Away
Nell Freudenberger, Lost and Wanted
Mary Norris, Greek to Me
Ruth Reichl, Save Me the Plums
Melinda Gates, The Moment of Lift
Jill Biden, Where the Light Enters
Joe Biden, Promise Me, Dad
Ann Patchett, Commonwealth
Zadie Smith, Swing Time
Mother Teresa, A Simple Path
Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes
Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, Fancy Nancy Oodles of Kittens
Ann Patchett and Robin Preiss-Glasser, Lambslide
Sandra Boynton, But Not the Armadillo
Patrick Ryan, The Dream Life of Astronauts
Maile Meloy, Do Not Become Alarmed
Barbara Kingsolver, Unsheltered
Nell Freudenberger, The Newlyweds
Kate DiCamillo, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and The Magician’s Elephant
Jane Hamilton, The Excellent Lombards
Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch
Elizabeth Gilbert, City of Girls
Maile Meloy, Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It
Elizabeth McCracken, Bowlaway
John Lithgow, Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse
Alan Alda, Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself
Colm Toibin, The Testament of Mary (audio by Meryl Streep)
Ann Patchett, The Dutch House