Reading List

Start your summer reading by browsing below . . . or you can download a  PRINTABLE VERSION HERE. And don’t miss SVWC Associate Director Anne Taylor Fleming’s write-ups, featuring the books by our SVWC 2022 presenters, posted every week leading up to Conference—click below or check out our social media channels (links at top or bottom of page).

2022 Reading List

Be Inspired.

Fiction

Anthony Doerr

Cloud Cuckoo Land

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Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Woman of Light

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Judith Freeman

MacArthur Park

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Lauren Groff

Matrix

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Sanaë Lemoine

The Margot Affair

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Alexander Maksik

The Long Corner

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Imbolo Mbue

How Beautiful We Were

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Kalani Pickhart

I Will Die in a Foreign Land

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Memoir

Barbara Ascher

Ghosting

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Alan Pesky & Claudia Aulum

More to Life Than More

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Kathryn Schulz

Lost & Found

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Natasha Trethewey

Memorial Drive

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Nonfiction

A. Scott Berg

Wilson

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Arthur Brooks

From Strength to Strength

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Rebecca Donner

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

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Geoff Dyer

The Last Days of Roger Federer

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Noah Feldman

The Broken Constitution

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Elizabeth Kolbert

Under a White Sky

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Stephen Kotkin

Stalin

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Sebastian Mallaby

The Power Law

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Heather McGhee

The Sum of Us

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Yascha Mounk

The Great Experiment

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Evan Osnos

Wildland

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Ben Rhodes

After the Fall

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Erich Schwartzel

Red Carpet

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James Stavridis

To Risk It All

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Terry Tempest Williams

Erosion

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Poetry

Rita Dove

Playlist for the Apocalypse

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Ocean Vuong

Time Is a Mother

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Bookstore Info

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

Chapter One Website

Iconoclast Books & Gifts

15 East Bullion Street
Hailey, ID 83333
208-726-1564

Iconoclast Website

Boise State University Bookstore

1700 University Drive BoiseID 83706
208-426-3080

BSU Bookstore Website

Bookshop.org

Click here to purchase from a curated list of this year’s books. 10% of proceeds from any online sales via Bookshop are given to our local bookstores.

Libro.fm

If you’d rather listen to the reading list, visit Libro.fm for a curated list of this year’s books in audio form. Be sure to select one of the bookstores above to support with your purchase!