• People's History of Chicago by Kevin Coval
  • Known and Strange Things by Teju Cole
  • Naked by David Sedaris
  • The Splendid Things We Planned by Blake Bailey
  • I'll Tell You in Person by Chloe Caldwell
  • The Prince & Other Writings by Niccoló Machiavell*
  • Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala
  • Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shahnbhag
  • Zadie Smith: Critical Essays ed. Tracey L. Walters
  • The Irish Famine by Peter Gray*
  • Victors and Vanquished: Spanish and Nahua Views on the Conquest of Mexico ed. by Stuart B. Schwartz*
  • Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • The Half That Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist
  • Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. LeGuin
  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano *
jan 3 2018 ∞
oct 22 2018 +
dec 13 2017 ∞
mar 29 2018 +
  • tahini
  • turmeric
  • pomegranate molasses
  • spinach
  • garlic
  • onion
  • cilantro
  • sweet potato
  • coconut milk
  • cardamom
  • apple cider vinegar
  • dijon mustard
  • poblano
  • chickpeas
  • mayo
  • avocado
  • pistachio
  • rosewater
  • cumin
  • rice!
  • couscous
nov 5 2017 ∞
nov 5 2017 +
  • chocolate chip rosemary cookies
  • caesar dressing
  • red curry soup
  • chana masala
  • mint fried rice
  • pad thai
  • molokhia
dec 5 2016 ∞
mar 29 2017 +
  • amazonite
    • healing stone
    • heart & throat chakras
    • emotional: recovery, balance, self-love, self-respect, communication
    • physical: regeneration, reproductive health, teeth, infections, skin
  • amethyst
    • healing & comfort stone
    • crown & third eye chakras
    • emotional: creativity, calm, intellect, love, wisdom
    • physical: oxygenation, immune system, bruises, circulation
  • angelite
    • comfort stone
    • third eye & crown chakras
    • emotional: calm, soothing, acceptance, co...
aug 17 2016 ∞
apr 7 2017 +
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney
  • The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith
  • Autobiography of Malcolm X told to Alex Haley
  • Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • Indian Tales of the Raj by Zareer Masani
  • The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Known and Strange Things by Teju Cole
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution by Eric Foner
jan 2 2017 ∞
jan 1 2018 +
  • BoJack Horseman
  • Chopped
  • The End of the F***ing World
jan 21 2018 ∞
jan 21 2018 +
  • sexualization of female suicidality
  • naguib mahfouz and the early arabic novel
  • feminist causes as justifcation for french/british occupation of north africa
  • the same thing but with india
  • the same thing but with afghanistan
  • abdullah öcalan, the pkk, and the shift to democratic confederalism
  • the shift in public perception from troublemaker to saint
  • abolitionist newspapers and public pressure
sep 27 2017 ∞
sep 27 2017 +
  • Alice
  • Amal
  • Amelia
  • Anya
  • Aziza
  • Camille
  • Caro
  • Cleo
  • Dahlia
  • Gaia
  • Ivy
  • Leyla
  • Lily
  • Luna
  • Lydia
  • Margo
  • Maya
  • Mila
  • Nadia
  • Nazanin
  • Noor
aug 31 2016 ∞
nov 3 2017 +

original list overwhelmingly white + male list here

  • The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • Clarissa by Samuel Richardson
  • Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock
  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Sybil by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  • Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  • David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
oct 14 2017 ∞
oct 15 2017 +
  • ORD - Chicago
  • LAX - Los Angeles
  • RNO - Reno/Tahoe
  • FCO - Rome
  • FRA - Frankfurt
  • APF - Naples
  • MDW - Chicago
  • RFD - Rockford
  • DEN - Denver
  • MSP - Minneapolis
  • MCO - Orlando
  • DCA - Washington DC
  • DEN - Denver
nov 18 2016 ∞
dec 25 2017 +
  • Archie
  • Asher
  • Beckett
  • Dashiell
  • Declan
  • Elijah
  • Elliot
  • Ezra
  • Gavin
  • Holden
  • Isaiah
  • Jasper
  • Kai
  • Leo
  • Malachi
  • Max
  • Omar
  • Palmer
  • Rami
  • Ramzi
  • Reed
aug 31 2016 ∞
may 17 2017 +