Recommended Reading

It seems like there’s always a lot of noise to sift through when you’re looking for something really great to read online. Partly inspired by The Electric Typewriter’s extensive, thoughtfully curated list of online nonfiction, I thought I’d start a list of my own, although mine probably won’t be nearly as well organized. You get what you pay for.

Tugboat Syndrome, by Jonathan Lethem
So Long, Anyway, by Patrick Somerville
Where Are You Off To Now? by Joey Comeau
An Honest Woman, by Ottessa Moshfegh
Skullpocket, by Nathan Ballingrud
A Real Doll, by A. M. Homes
The Lottery in Star’s Hollow, by Daniel Mallory Ortberg
Godzilla’s Twelve Step Program, by Joe R. Lansdale
As Good as New, by Charlie Jane Anders
I Cthulhu, by Neil Gaiman
Cathedral, by Raymond Carver
The Mathematics of Waiting, by Kirsty Logan
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried, by Amy Hempel
Currents, by Hannah Bottomy Voskuil
Today I Am Paul, by Martin L. Shoemaker

Object Permanence, by Mike Nagel
What I’ve Learned, by Jim Harrison
Why I Am a Bad Correspondent, by Neal Stephenson
Writing Dreams and Harsh Realities, by Tim Waggoner
Sobriety Doesn’t Kill Great Art. Sobriety Kills Artifice, by Garrett Kamps
The Nastiest Feud in Science, by Bianca Bosker
Hawks and Dachshunds, by Bryan Furuness
How They Die in Scott County, Indiana, by Meryl Diaz
Finding Meaning in Going Nowhere, by Ottessa Moshfegh
Don’t Come Any Closer, by Mike Nagel
Saving Private Ryan, by William Goldman
A Father’s Final Odyssey, by Daniel Mendelsohn
The Book, by Patrick Symmes
American Anthem, by Robin Beery