Brain Pickings: 15 Best Books of 2015

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Brain Pickings: 15 Best Books of 2015. (This general list of books is filed under 2015 Books instead of 2015 Poetry, but it includes a few books that are by or about poets.)

  1. On the Move: A Life – Oliver Sacks
  2. H Is for Hawk – Helen Macdonald
  3. Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words – David Whyte
  4. M Train – Patti Smith
  5. The Light of the World: A Memoir – Elizabeth Alexander
  6. Ongoingness: The End of a Diary – Sarah Manguso
  7. Felicity: Poems – Mary Oliver
  8. The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer – Sydney Padua
  9. Rising Strong – Brené Brown
  10. Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings – Matthew Burgess
  11. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert
  12. Negroland: A Memoir – Margo Jefferson
  13. Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe – Lisa Randall
  14. Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids – Meghan Daum
  15. Hurry Up and Wait – Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler