2016 - Present

2016 Selections

Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Ed Tarkington 
Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie
Free Men by Katy Simpson Smith
For a Little While by Rick Bass
Fallen Land by Taylor Brown
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
The Sport of Kings by C.E. Morgan
Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo
Miss Jane by Brad Watson 
Thousand Miles from Nowhere by John Gregory Brown

Bright Precious Days by Jay McInerney
Dream Life of Astronauts by Patrick Ryan
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
The Nix by Nathan Hill
Perfume River by Robert Olen Butler
Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb
African Svelte by Daniel Menaker and Roz Chast (bonus book)

2017 Selections

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson
Desperation Road by Michael Farris Smith
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle
Setting Free the Kites by Alex George
Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti
American War by Omar El Akkad
Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy
The Answers by Catherine Lacey
The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander
Savage Country by Robert Olmstead
The Ice House by Laura Lee Smith

2018 Selections

King Zeno by Nathaniel Rich
Fire Sermon by Jamie Quattro
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Brass by Xhenet Aliu
Country Dark by Chris Offutt
Circe by Madeline Miller
You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld
Shout in the Ruins by Kevin Powers
Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson
Treeborne by Caleb Johnson
The World is a Narrow Bridge by Aaron Thier
Ohio by Stephen Markley
The Wrong Heaven by Amy Bonnaffons
She Would Be King by Wayetu Moore
The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason
Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
Waiting for Eden by Elliot Ackerman
Sugar Run by Mesha Maren

2019 Selections

The Weight of a Piano by Chris Candler
Hark by Sam Lipsyte
The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona
Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger
Biloxi by Mary Miller
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
The Gone Dead by Chanelle Benz
Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy
Deep River by Karl Marlantes
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Watershed by Mark Barr
Savage Country by Robert Olmstead

American Pop by Snowden Wright
We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Guestbook by Leanne Shapton
Women Talking by Miriam Toews
The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott
Metropolitan Stories by Christine Coulson

2020 Selections
The Resisters by Gish Jen
The Last Taxi Driver by Lee Durkee
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Writers & Lovers by Lilly King
Sorry for Your Trouble by Richard Ford
A Burning by Megha Majumdar

Some Go Home by Odie Lindsey
Betty by Tiffany McDaniel
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Cuyahoga by Pete Beatty
Memorial by Bryan Washington
The Cold Millions by Jess Walter


Race Against Time by Jerry Mitchell
Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker
Bird Way by Jennifer Ackerman
Vapors by David Hill
Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
Furious Sky by Eric Jay Dolan
World of Wonders by Aimee Nez
Down Along with That Devil's Bones by Connor Towne O'Neill
Where I Come From by Rick Bragg
We Gather Together by Denise Kiernan

2021 Selections
Nick by Michael Farris Smith
Bright Ray of Darkness by Ethan Hawke
How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
Living Sea of Waking Dreams by Richard Flanagan
Revival Season by Monica West
Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch by Rivka Galchen
What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad
Beautiful World Where Are You by Sally Rooney
The Matrix by Lauren Groff
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen

Land by Simon Winchester
Wonderworks by Angus Fletcher
Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
Facing the Mountain by Daniel James Brown
When Evil Lived in Laurel by Curtis Wilkie
The Speckled Beauty by Rick Bragg
Lightning Down by Tom Clavin
The King of the Blues by Daniel De Vise
These Precious Days by Ann Patchett

2022 Selections
To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara
Groundskeeping by Lee Cole
Black Cloud Rising by 
David Wright Faladé
Sea of Tranquility by
Emily St John Mandel
Trust by Hernan Diaz
Four Treasures of the Sky by
Jenny Zhang
Horse by Geraldine Brooks
Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra
Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer
Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
Daughters of the New Year by E.M. Tran
Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson

Lost and Found by Kathryn Schulz
The Bald Eagle by Jack E. Davis
Ancestor Trouble by Maud Newton
Riverman by Ben McGrath
River of the Gods by Candice Millard
Life on the Mississippi by Rinker Buck

Deer Creek Drive by Beverly Lowry
Prisoners of the Castle by Ben MacIntyre
Mosquito Bowl by Buzz Bissinger
The Last Hill by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin