Reading List

Below you will find the SVWC Reading List for 2018 with suggestions of books written by each presenter. Please scroll ALL the way down within this window to view the entire selection as well as bookstore information. You can also download a printable version of the Reading List.

In addition, we have put together a full list of all books by each of the 2018 presenters.

If you prefer the audiobook versions, please go to Libro.fm for a fully curated list. Purchases made from this independent site also support Iconoclast Books.

Fiction

Tess Gerritsen
I Know a Secret

Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master’s Son

Karan Mahajan
The Association of Small Bombs

 

Maile Meloy
Do Not Become Alarmed

Michael Ondaatje
Warlight

Kamila Shamsie
Home Fire

Gillian Slovo
Ten Days

Linda Spalding
A Reckoning

Memoir

Gene Luen Yang
Boxers & Saints

 
 

Edwidge Danticat
Brother, I’m Dying

Non-
fiction

Souad Mekhennet
I Was Told to Come Alone

Mark Salzman
True Notebooks

 

Ken Auletta
Frenemies

A. Scott Berg
Wilson

Joanna Breyer
When Your Child Is Sick

Stephen Breyer
The Court and the World

Steve Coll
Directorate S

Karen Crouse
Norwich

Wade Davis
Into the Silence

Deborah & James Fallows
Our Towns

Thomas L. Friedman
Thank You for Being Late

Jeanne Gang
Reveal: Studio Gang Architects

Eliza Griswold
Amity and Prosperity

Nader Mousavizadeh
Interventions: A Life in War and Peace

Simon Winchester
The Perfectionists

Poetry

Jessica Yu
Garden of the Lost and Abandoned

Fareed Zakaria
In Defense of a Liberal Education

 

Jeffrey Brown
The News: Poems

Terrance Hayes
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

 

You can order the books of our guest writers through the wonderful independent bookstores in our valley. They can also ship books for you:

Chapter One Bookstore

340 Second Street
Ketchum, ID 83340
208-726-5425
www.chapteronebookstore.net

Iconoclast Books & Gifts

111 North First Avenue, Unit G
Hailey, ID 83333
208-726-1564
www.iconoclastbooks.com

as well as from:

Boise State University

1700 University Drive
Boise Idaho 83725
208-426-BOOK
www.boisestatebooks.com