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#95Books 2016 Edition

I didn't make the goal this year, but in my defense I had a few health issues, I changed jobs and abodes, and various dumpsters fires had my attention in the latter half of the year.

  1. Bluets -- Maggie Nelson

  2. Jane: A Murder -- Maggie Nelson

  3. Sonnets from the Portuguese -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  4. 100 Days -- Juliane Okot Bitek

  5. Teaching my mother how to give birth -- Warsan Shire

  6. Description -- Arkadii Dragomoschenko

  7. Cinema of the Present -- Lisa Robertson

  8. The Picture of Dorian Gray -- Oscar Wilde

  9. Drift -- Caroline Bergvall

  10. Diversion -- George Murray

  11. Mayor Snow -- Nick Thran

  12. Incognito: the secret lives of the brain -- David Eagleman

  13. Even this page is white -- Vivek Shraya

  14. Whirr & Click -- Micheline Maylor

  15. Pound @ Guantanamo. 20 poems: 2005 -2014 -- Clint Burnham

  16. Love in a handful of dust -- Kirk Ramdath

  17. Human Tissue -- Weyman Chan

  18. Heaven's Thieves -- Sue Sinclair

  19. Magyar√°zni -- Helen Hajnoczky

  20. Waiting Room -- Jennifer Zilm

  21. Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue by Toots -- Erin Moure

  22. Ceremonies for the dead -- Gwen/Giles Benaway

  23. For Your Own Good -- Leah Horlick

  24. My Body is Yours -- Michael V. Smith

  25. Shrill: Notes from a loud woman -- Lindy West

  26. Small Beauty -- Jia Qing Wilson-Yang

  27. Injun -- Jordan Abel

  28. U Girl -- Meredith Quartermain

  29. Throaty Wipes -- Susan Holbrook

  30. The Gift of Fear -- Gavin De Becker

  31. Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture -- and what we can do about it -- Kate Harding

  32. This Is Happy -- Camilla Gibb

  33. Scattered Minds: The origins and healing of attention deficit disorder -- Gabor Mate

  34. When Breath Becomes Air -- Paul Kalanithi

  35. Serpentine Loop -- Elee Kraljii Gardiner

  36. Garments Against Women -- Anne Boyer

  37. Waterloo--City, City--Waterloo -- Leanne Shapton

  38. Congotronic -- Shane Book

  39. Talking to the Diaspora -- Lee Maracle

  40. Double Teenage -- Joni Murphy

  41. And I Alone Escaped To Tell You -- Sylvia D. Hamilton

  42. Friendly Fire -- Danielle LaFrance

  43. Notes from a Feminist Killjoy -- Erin Wunker

  44. I, Bartleby -- Meredith Quartermain

  45. For Love and Autonomy -- Anahita Jamali Rad

  46. How Festive the Ambulance -- Kim Fu

  47. Myrmurs: An Exploded Sestina -- Shannon Maguire

  48. The Best Kind of People -- Zoe Whittal

  49. Slick Reckoning -- Ken Belford

  50. How to Draw a Rhinocerus -- Kate Sutherland

  51. Tomboy Survival Guide -- Ivan Coyote

  52. Contrary Infatuations -- Dymphny Dronyk

  53. A Complicated Kindness -- Miriam Toews