You don't have to read alone — read alongside New York Magazine's The Cut Book Club, which runs throughout the entire year.
Check out their five favorite titles of 2016:
- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
- The Mothers by Brit Bennett
- Little Labors by Rivka Galchen
- Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History by Molly Schiot
- Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt