book list from my professor, brent cline

A list of books I don’t want to lose.

Olive Sacks (everything)
Jon Krakauer (everything)
Joan Didion: The White Album, The Year of Magical Thinking
Tracy Kidder: Home Town, Mountains Beyond Mountains
Susan Orlean: The Orchid Thief
Simon Winchester: The Professor and the Madman
Barbara Kingsolver: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
John Hersey: Hiroshima
Darin Strauss: Half a Life
Lauren Slater: Welcome to My Country
Jonathan Weiner: The Beak of the Flinch
Ian Frazier: Great Plains
John McPhee: Uncommon Carriers (and everything else—he’s prolific)

Mark Richard: House of Prayer No. 2
Dennis Covington: Salvation on Sand Mountain

Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory (a novel to set me right with fiction)

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