In The Miso Soup, by Ryu Murakami.
I'm reading Sick Puppy, Carl Hiaasen's preposterous fictional account of an independently wealthy eco-terrorist.
Midwives, by Chris Bohjalian.
On the Road, by Jack Kerouac. Reading it again because I did not love it the first time--I thought maybe ten years might change my perspective on it.
The News from Paraguay, by Lily Tuck, and Budding Prospects, by T. C. Boyle.
A Man in Full, by Tom Wolfe.