The Social Distance Mega List: The List List #393

In putting together this week’s The List List, a weekly roundup of the best bookish lists, we (understandably) found a whole lot of content related to reading during/about pandemics, quarantines, and self isolation. Rather than fight it, we went ahead and leaned into it.


at Bustle: 19 Books To Read When You Have A Lot of Alone Time

at BuzzFeed: 25 Top Rated Audiobooks You Can Listen To Right Now

at Crime Reads: 14 Enormous Crime Books for the Long Days Ahead

at Decanter: Great wine books to read while in self-isolation

at Electric Lit: 11 Stories About Isolation and Loneliness

at Epic Reads: We Have a Coronavirus Quarantine Reading List For You Based On Your Mood

at Fast Company: 8 Books to Help Distract You from the Coronavirus Crisis

at Fodor’s: Hang on to Hope for the World With These 11 Books

at Forbes: Top 10 Books For Entrepreneurs On Lockdown Due To Coronavirus

at GQ: The Best Books to Read Right Now

at Literary Hub: Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations

at The Guardian: Don’t Panic: The Best Books to Help Us Survive a Crisis

at Paper Mag: Read These 15 Books in Quarantine

at Romper: 14 Sweet Children’s Books About Home

at Tor.com: Five Massive SFF Books to Read While You’re Social-Distancing

at USA Today: 20 Great Book Series to Keep Your Family Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

at Vanity Fair: 31 Great Quarantine Reads, Chosen by the Vanity Fair Staff

at Vulture: Pandemics: An Official Reading List