2018 Reading List


Here’s what I’ve been reading this year along with a list of plays I’ve watched. You can find previous years’ lists here.


  1. Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors by Sarah Stodola
  2. The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  3. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
  4. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  5. The Impending Crisis: America Before the Civil War 1848-1861 by David M. Potter
  6. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
  7. American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan Taylor
  8. Dead Cold by Louise Penny
  9. Kindred by Octavia Butler
  10. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  11. Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities by Paul Cartledge
  12. Ancient Greece by Paul Cartledge
  13. Wild Seed by Octavia Butler
  14. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiesen
  15. A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab
  16. The Best American Short Stories 2017 edited by Meg Wolitzer


  1. “Master Harold” … and the Boys by Athol Fugar (Philip Akin, Segal Center) *
  2. La mort d’un commis voyageur by Arthur Miller (Serge Denoncourt, Theatre du rideau vert) *
  3. 2H14 by Dorothée Gravel (Troupe de théâtre du Collège Saint-Hilaire)
  4. Le Tigre blue de l’Euphrate by Laurent Gaudé (Denis Marleau, Théâtre de Quat’sous) *
  5. Golda’s Balcony by William Gibson (Segal Centre) *
  6. Les Belles Soeurs by René Richard Cyr, based on the play by Michel Trembley (Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui, Trois-Rivieres)