I read a lot of books this past year. My favorites among the books I read in 2015 are:

The Headmaster’s Wager, by Vincent Lam
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., by Adelle Waldman
Tiny Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed
Talk, by Linda Rosenkrantz
Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
London Fields, by Martin Amis
She Weeps Each Time You’re Born, by Quan Barry
Devotions, by Bruce Smith
The Archaeology of Mind, by Jaak Panksepp
From the Bottom of the Heap, by Robert Hillary King
The Diary of Samuel Pepys
The Ticking is the Bomb, by Nick Flynn
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, by James Agee and Walker Evans