When I was younger, I used to devour books.  It was rare to find me “between books.”  Sometime around college, my pleasure reading dropped off sharply.  I’m really looking forward to Peace Corps as an opportunity to make time to enjoy reading again.

Current: True Refuge by Tara Brach


  • 34. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 33. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • 32. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
  • 31. The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell & Bill Moyers
  • 30. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • 29.  Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • 28. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith
  • 27. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
  • 26. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
  • 23-25. Beka Cooper series by Tamora Pierce
  • 22. HIV in South Africa by Corinne Squire
  • 21. Poverty and Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa ed. Ravi Kanbur and Haroon Bhorat
  • 20. The Moral Economy of AIDS in South Africa by Nicoli Nattrass
  • 19. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami
  • 18. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  • 5-17. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  • 4. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • 1-3. The Magicians trilogy by Lev Grossman