20 Books Recommended by Mindy Kaling on Twitter and Instagram

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several months. Enjoy our highlight reel, and we’ll be back with new stuff on Monday, July 11th.

This post originally ran Feb. 17, 2016.


 
Mindy Kaling is one of my favorite people to follow on social media. She’s witty, and she’s charming, and she’s also a reader. She regularly let’s us peek over her shoulder by posting pictures of the books she’s been reading. So here, for your viewing pleasure, are just a few of the many books she has recommended over the last few years.

1. In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

2. The Best American Mystery Stories edited by Laura Lippman

3. Germany: Memories of a Nation by Neil MacGregor

4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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5. Emma by Jane Austen

6. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Sith Lord on plane reading The Girl On The Train

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7. The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

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8. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

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9. Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Michael spiller gave me a signed bridget for Christmas!

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10. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

Saturday reading!

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11. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg


12. Yes Please by Amy Poehler


13. In Color by Tory Burch

I want to live inside of @toryburch’s book, In Color! It’s out now, it’s amazing! 💛❤️💚💜💙

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14. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

vacation

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15. What Falls Away by Mia Farrow

this arrived when I got home. So excited.

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16. I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley

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17. The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy by Rainn Wilson


18. It’s All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow

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19. Michael Lewis

Brushing up on my Michael Lewis for this weekend in San Fran. He is nothin but the hits.

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20. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak

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And of course, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention Mindy’s own books: Why Not Me?


And my personal favorite, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Thanks The Strand! I hope many bookstore meet-cutes happen by this stack of books

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