* 1. Primary Time! Please pick three books you are interested in reading for the next round of BBC. The "Not interested" column has no effect on the scoring and is there for mnemonic reasons. Any book that gets a vote will make it to the next round.

  I am interested. I am not interested.
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
League of Denial by Mark Fainaru-Wada
Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
Business Under Fire by Dan Carrison
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
Slow Getting Up by Nate Jackson
The Men Who United the States, by Simon Winchester
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski
Cockpit by Jerzy Kosinski
The Submission by Amy Waldman
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
A Canticle for Leibowitz
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
California Bones by Greg van Eekhout
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Circle by Dave Eggers
City of Thieves by David Benioff
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
The Son by Philipp Meyer
Empire of the Summer by S.C. Gwynne
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Constellation Games by Leonard Richardson
Wool by Hugh Howey
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Flashman at the Charge by George MacDonald Fraser
The Thousand Autums of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchel
IQ84 by Haruki Murakami