My Favorite Books

(a running list)

  • Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger
  • The Color Purple- Alice Walker
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X- As Told to Alex Haley 
  • Go Tell it On a Mountain- James Baldwin
  • Night- Elie Wiesel 
  • Zami- Audre Lorde
  • The Shock Doctrine Naomi Klein
  • When You Reach Me- Rebecca Stead
  • Liar and Spy- Rebecca Stead
  • I Am The Messenger- Markus Zusak
  • The Dreamer- Pam Munoz Ryan
  • A Wrinkle In Time- Madeleine L’Engle
  • Maniac Magee- Jerry Spinelli
  • Running the Rift- Naomi Benaron
  • Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
  • The Giver- Lois Lowry
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society (series)- Trenton Lee Stewart
  • Alone Together: Sailing Solo to Hawaii and Beyond- Christian Williams
  • All Creatures Great and Small- James Herriot
  • The Hermaphrodite- Julia Ward Howe
  • The Bluest Eye- Toni Morrison
  • The Things They Carried- Tim O’Brien
  • The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free Markets- Jason Hickel
  • The Wind’s Twelve Quarters- Ursula K. Le Guin

My Favorite Movies

(a running list)

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Garden State
  • The Breakfast Club
  • La La Land
  • Whiplash
  • Moonlight
  • Lady Bird
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Spotlight
  • Her
  • The Wind Rises
  • Wish I was Here
  • Nightcrawler
  • The Truman Show
  • The Lighthouse
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Spiderman Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Florida Project