Continuing another tradition, here are the books I read in 2023. Similar to my previous post highlighting my top posts of 2023, I also skipped publishing my reading list last year, for 2022. Again, I was simply too burnt out by the end of that year. I also did not read that much compared to previous years — thanks again to burnout. You can find previous years here under the #reading-list tag.

Since I skipped last year, I’ll include everything for 2022 and 2023 in this list. As usual, these are in no particular order but I’ve grouped books by the same author together.

  • The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love, by bell hooks
  • Bone Black, by bell hooks
  • All About Love: New Visions, by bell hooks
  • Night Sky with Exit Wounds, by Ocean Vuong
  • Time Is a Mother, by Ocean Vuong
  • Happy-Go-Lucky, by David Sedaris
  • The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben
  • War and Peace in Kurdistan, by Abdullah Öcalan
  • Liberating Life: Woman’s Revolution, by Abdullah Öcalan
  • Arabian Love Poems, by Nizar Qabbani
  • Salt Houses, by Hala Alyan
  • How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi

Hopefully, I can get back into a better reading routine for 2024.