The 40 Best Books That I Read in 2015

If you're looking for me, I'll be in my cave, reading a book.

If you're looking for me, I'll be in my cave, reading a book.

The 40 best books that I read in 2015 in alphabetical order. Some titles are recent, and some are older. Most of these books were new to me, but a couple were re-reads. My top picks are in bold. Links go to Amazon. Enjoy!

Another Happy Day - Jonah Samson

Asylum of the Birds - Roger Ballen

Chewing Gum and Chocolate - Shomei Tomatsu

Chuck Close: Photographer - Colin Westerbeck, Chuck Close, Terrie Sultan

Codex Seraphinianus - Luigi Serafini


The Collected Hairy Who Publications 1966-1969 - Dan Nadel, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Karl Wirsum

Definitely Maybe - Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

The Dog of the South - Charles Portis

Drive - Andrew Bush

Eye in the Sky - Philip K. Dick

Forming - Jesse Moynihan



Hard to be a God - Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

Hitchcock - Francois Truffaut

Hustlers - Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Invisible City - Ken Schles

Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s - Ivan Vartanian, Ryuichi Kaneko

Journey to Onomichi - Wim Wenders

The Lines of My Hand - Robert Frank

Megahex - Simon Hanselmann

Ninety-two in the Shade - Thomas McGuane

Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

Pomona Queen - Kem Nunn

The Queen's Gambit - Walter Tevis

Raised by Wolves - Jim Goldberg

So Long, See You Tomorrow - William Maxwell

South of Market - Janet Delaney

Subway - Bruce Davidson

Sunburn - Chris McCaw

True Grit - Charles Portis

Very Casual - Michael DeForge

Weathercraft - Jim Woodring

Worst Behavior - Simon Hanselmann

Thanks to J.E., J.L., J.J., M.E., S.M. and C.S. for the book recommendations.
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