Make America Read Again List

Alabama – Rabbit Cake, All Over but the Shoutin’/ The Watson’s Go To Birmingham
Alaska – The Snow Child, Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer
Arizona – (Blood Meridian? Cormac McCarthy)
Arkansas – I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
California – The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion, Gold Fame Citrus, Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour Bookstore, Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
Colorado – The Hour I First Believed, Orange Mint and Honey, Plainsong
Connecticut – The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Delaware – The Book of Unknown Americans?? The Good Lord Bird?
Florida – Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Yearling, Swamplandia!
Georgia – Cold Sassy Tree, Cane by Jean Toomer

Hawaii – Democracy by Joan Didion, Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama, Moloka’i, Hawaii: A Novel by James A. Michener, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Idaho – Idaho, Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
Illinois – Then We Came to the End, Native Son, The House on Mango Street, American Gods by Neil Gaiman (partially), the Nix by Nathan Hill

Indiana – The Magnificent Ambersons

Iowa – Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Kansas – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Kentucky – The Sport of Kings
Louisiana – A Confederacy of Dunces , All The King’s Men
Maine – The Cider House Rules, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, empire falls

Maryland – Jacob Have I loved, The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
Massachusetts – Chemistry, Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead, Practical Magic, The House of the Seven Gables, Infinite Jest, the Bostonians
Michigan – Marlena, Michigan

Minnesota – Freedom by Jonathan Franzen , The History Of Wolves
Mississippi – Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner, The Little Friend by Donna Tartt, Salvage the Bones
Missouri – Stoner by John Williams

Montana – A River Runs Through It , The horse whisperer

Nebraska – My Antonia, Eleanor and Park

Nevada – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

New Hampshire – A Prayer for Owen Meaney

New Jersey – Are you there God? It’s Me, Margaret, American Pastoral

New Mexico

New York – The Age of Innocence, The Custom of the Country, A Little Life, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Goldfinch, The Diviners, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Sweetbitter

North Carolina – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead?

North Dakota – La Rose , The Round House

Ohio – Winesburg, Ohio; The Bluest Eye

Oklahoma –

Oregon – Wild

Pennsylvania – The Hired Girl

Rhode Island – The Witches of Eastwick

South Carolina – Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodsen, Anything by Pat Conroy, Bastard Out of Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee – The Girls of Atomic City, American Gods by Neil Gaiman (partially)

Texas – Lonesome Dove, All the Pretty Horses, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Utah – The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer

Vermont – Pollyanna

Virginia – hidden figures, Cold Mountain

Washington – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

West Virginia – The Glass Castle

Wisconsin – The Art of Fielding

Wyoming – my friend flicka, miss Wyoming, Shane

Washington, D.C. – Dark Money,

Puerto Rico – The Rum Diary