silby’s 2022 board

A book titled “___ & ___”: Mason & Dixon by Thomas PynchonA book borrowed from a friend: Piranesi by Susanna ClarkeA graphic novelA book by an author born in the same year as youA book recommended by the staff at your favorite bookstore: So Much Blue by Percival Everett
A book about a sport: Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William FinneganHistorical fiction: When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamín LabatutA book published this year: Spear by Nicola GriffithA fantasy novel whose setting is not based on Europe: The House of Rust by Khadija Abdalla BajaberA memoir or essay collection: Nobody Knows My Name by James Baldwin
A short story anthologyA book you started in the past but never finishedAny book! (Free space): J R by William GaddisA book published by a small pressA book involving time travel: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
A novella (under 200 pages): Roadside Picnic by Boris and Arkady StrugatskyA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2021 listA book with a family tree or character list inside: Uncle Vanya by Anton ChekhovA book published under a pen name: Daniel Deronda by George EliotA thriller: The Colorado Kid by Stephen King
A book published in the 1990s: Seeking Whom He May Devour by Fred VargasA book with a cover you don’t like: The Cartographers by Peng ShepherdA book by someone who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, or Tony: Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony KushnerA book a friend wants you to readA book by a non-American author: Hamlet by William Shakespeare