• ✩ atwood, margaret - the handmaid's tale
  • ✩ aurelius, marcus - meditations (gregory hays)
  • ✩ auster, paul - sunset park
  • ✩ bryson, bill - in a sunburned country
  • ✩ bukowski, charles - people poems
  • ✩ bukowski, charles - poems written before jumping...
  • ✩ bukowski, charles - you get so alone at times...
  • ✩ carver, raymond - what we talk about...
  • ✩ carver, raymond - will you be quiet, please
  • ✩ cheever, john - bullet park
  • ✩ cheever, john - the stories of john cheever
  • ✩ cheever, john - the wapshot chronicles
  • ✩ coelho, paulo - the alchemist
  • ✩ danielewski, mark z. - house of leaves
  • ✩ dawkins, richard - the selfish gene
  • ✩ delillo, don - ratner's star
  • ✩ delillo, don - underworld
  • ✩ eliot, t.s. - prufrock & other observations
  • ✩ endo, shusaku - silence
  • ✩ franzen, jonathan - farther away
  • ✩ franzen, jonathan - purity
  • ✩ franzen, jonathan - strong motion
  • ✩ franzen, jonathan - the discomfort zone
  • ✩ frost, robert - the selected poems
  • ✩ gaiman, neil - american gods
  • ✩ gibson, william - neuromancer (sprawl, #1)
  • ✩ giovanni, nikki - cotton candy on a rainy day
  • ✩ gladwell, malcolm - what the dog saw: and other adventures
  • ✩ greene, graham - brighton rock
  • ✩ hemingway, ernest - a moveable feast
  • ✩ jarrell, randall - pictures from an institution
  • ✩ july, miranda - the first bad man: a novel
  • ✩ kerouac, jack - maggie cassidy
  • ✩ kerouac, jack - visions of cody
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - downtown owl: a novel
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - HYPERtheticals: 50 questions for insane conversations
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - i wear the black hat
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - IV: a decade of curious people and dangerous ideas
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - killing yourself to live: 85% of a true story
  • ✩ klosterman, chuck - the visible man
  • ✩ krakaeur, jon - into thin air
  • ✩ larsen, nella - passing
  • ✩ larsen, nella - quicksand)
  • ✩ li, rui - trees without wind
  • ✩ lin, tao - you are a little bit happier than i am
  • ✩ lipsky, david - although of course you end up becoming yourself
  • ✩ mcneil, legs - the uncensored oral history of punk (1997)
  • ✩ montgomery, lucy maud - anne of green gables
  • ✩ morrison, toni - song of solomon
  • ✩ murakami, haruki - 1Q84
  • ✩ murakami, haruki - a wild sheep chase
  • ✩ murakami, haruki - after dark
  • ✩ murakami, haruki - birthday stories
  • ✩ murakami, haruki - hard-boiled wonderland & the end of the world
  • ✩ murray, albert - train whistle guitar
  • ✩ naipaul, v.s. - a house for mr. biswas
  • ✩ o'connor, flannery - wise blood
  • ✩ plath, sylvia - the colossus & other poems
  • ✩ proust, marcel - in search of lost time
  • ✩ pynchon, thomas - gravity's rainbow
  • ✩ pynchon, thomas - v.
  • ✩ RZA - the wu-tang manual (2005)
  • ✩ sacks, oliver - musicophilia (2010)
  • ✩ sheffield, rob - love is a mixtape (2007)
  • ✩ smith, zadie - changing my mind: occasional essays
  • ✩ smith, zadie - the autograph man
  • ✩ smith, zadie - the embassy of cambodia
  • ✩ stoppard, tom - rosencrantz & guildenstern are dead
  • ✩ wang, jing - china's avant-garde fiction
  • achebe, chinua - things fall apart
  • adams, richard - watership down
  • alcott, louisa may - little women
  • anderson, hans christian - fairy tales & stories
  • atwood, margaret - the blind assassin
  • austen, jane - emma
  • austen, jane - mansfield park
  • austen, jane - northanger abbey
  • austen, jane - persuasion
  • auster, paul - the new york trilogy
  • azerrad, michael - come as you are: the nirvana story
  • baldwin, james - go tell it on the mountain
  • baudelaire, charles - les fleurs du mal ("the flowers of evil")
  • beckett, samuel - waiting for godot
  • bellow, saul - herzog
  • bellow, saul - the adventures of augie march
  • blume, judy - are you there, god? it's me, margaret
  • bradbury, ray - something wicked this way comes
  • bronte, charlotte - jane eyre
  • brosh, allie - hyperbole and a half
  • bryson, bill - a short history of nearly everything
  • bukowski, charles - factotum
  • bukowski, charles - notes of a dirty old man
  • bukowski, charles - pulp
  • bukowski, charles - what matters most is...
  • burgess, anthony - a clockwork orange (re-read)
  • burroughs, william s. - naked lunch
  • cain, susan - quiet: the power of introverts
  • camus, albert - the plague
  • capote, truman - other voices, other rooms
  • carnegie, dale - how to win friends & influence people
  • chandler, raymond - the big sleep
  • chang, jeff - history of the hip-hop generation (2005)
  • chekhov, anton - the collected stories
  • cisneros, sandra - hairs = pelitos
  • cisneros, sandra - my wicked, wicked ways
  • cobain, kurt - journals
  • confucius - analects
  • crane, stephen - maggie: a girl of the streets
  • crane, stephen - the red badge of courage
  • cullen, dave - columbine
  • dallek, robert - an unfinished life: john f. kennedy
  • dante alighieri - the divine comedy
  • darwin, charles - evolutionary writings
  • defoe, daniel - robinson crusoe
  • delillo, don - libra
  • dick, phillip k. - the man in the high castle
  • dickens, charles - a tale of two cities
  • dickens, charles - david copperfield
  • dickens, charles - hard times
  • dickinson, emily - the complete poems of emily dickinson
  • didion, joan - the year of magical thinking
  • dostoyevsky, fyodor - notes from underground
  • dostoyevsky, fyodor - the idiot
  • dreiser, theodore - an american tragedy
  • dreiser, theodore - sister carrie
  • dumas, alexandre - the counte of monte cristo
  • eisenberg, deborah - collected stories
  • eliot, t.s. - the hollow men
  • eliot, t.s. - the waste land & other poems
  • ellison, ralph - invisible man
  • emerson, ralph waldo - self-reliance
  • faulkner, william - absalom, absalom!
  • faulkner, william - sanctuary
  • faulkner, william - the hamlet
  • fitzgerald, f. scott - tales of the jazz age
  • fitzgerald, f. scott - the beautiful & the damned
  • fitzgerald, f. scott - the love of the last tycoon
  • flaubert, gustave - madame bovary
  • forrest, leon - there is a tree more ancient than eden
  • forster, e.m. - a passage to india
  • forster, e.m. - a room with a view
  • franzen, jonathan - how to be alone
  • fraser, antonia - marie antoinette: the journey
  • freud, sigmund - the interpretation of dreams
  • gaddis, william - the recognitions
  • george-warren, holly - the rolling stone book of the beats: the beat generation & the american culture
  • gladwell, malcolm - david & goliath
  • goddard, simon - the smiths: songs that saved your life (2002)
  • goethe, johann wolfgang von - faust
  • golden, arthur - memoirs of a geisha
  • golding, william - lord of the flies
  • graves, robert - i, claudius
  • herrera, hayden - frida: a biography of frida kahlo
  • hesse, hermann - journey to the east
  • hesse, hermann - steppenwolf
  • hitler, adolf - mein kampf
  • hughes, langston - not without laughter
  • hugo, victor - les miserables
  • hugo, victor - the hunchback of notre dame
  • ibsen, henrik - a doll's house
  • irving, john - the world according to garp
  • james, henry - daisy miller
  • james, henry - the ambassadors
  • james, henry - the bostonians
  • james, henry - the portrait of a lady
  • jones, james - the thin red line
  • joyce, james - collected poems
  • joyce, james - finnegans wake
  • july, miranda - corpse tale
  • kafka, franz - the castle
  • kafka, franz - the complete stories
  • kafka, franz - the diaries of franz kafka
  • kahneman, daniel - thinking fast and slow
  • keats, john - selected poems & letters
  • kerouac, jack - book of dreams
  • kerouac, jack - desolation angels
  • king jr., martin luther - the autobiography
  • king, stephen - cujo
  • king, stephen - it
  • kipling, rudyard - kim
  • klosterman, chuck - sex, drugs, & cocoa puffs (re-read)
  • kundera, milan - the book of laughter & forgetting
  • kundera, milan - the joke
  • lahiri, jhumpa - lowland
  • lahiri, jhumpa - the nakesake
  • larkin, phillip - collected poems
  • leland, john - hip: the history (2001)
  • lessing, doris - the golden notebook
  • lewis, sinclair - main street
  • lorde, audre - the collected poems of audre lorde
  • lowry, lois - the giver (re-read)
  • macdonald, michael patrick - all souls: a family story
  • mailer, norman - the naked and the dead
  • malcolm x - the autobiography
  • marquez, gabriel garcia - 100 years of solitude
  • marx, karl - the communist manifesto
  • maugham, w. somerset - of human bondage
  • mccarthy, cormac - all the pretty horses
  • mccarthy, cormac - suttree
  • mccourt, frank - angela's ashes
  • mcewan, ian - atonement
  • mckay, claude - home to harlem
  • miller, henry - tropic of cancer
  • milton, john - paradise lost
  • mitchell, margaret - gone with the wind
  • morrison, toni - home
  • morrison, toni - tar baby
  • morrison, toni - the bluest eye
  • munro, alice - runaway
  • murakami, haruki - sputnik sweetheart
  • murakami, haruki - the wind-up bird chronicle
  • nabokov, vladimir - nine stories
  • nabokov, vladimir - pnin
  • nietzsche, freidrich - beyond good & evil
  • norris, frank - mcteague
  • o'brien, flann - at twim-two birds
  • o'brien, tim - if a die in a combat zone...
  • o'brien, tim - in the lake of the woods
  • o'brien, tim - tomcat in love
  • o'hara, frank - city poet: the life & times of frank o'hara
  • o'hara, frank - love poems
  • o'hara, frank - the collected poems
  • oates, joyce carol - foxfire
  • oates, joyce carol - you must remember this
  • ovid - metamorphoses
  • paley, grace - the collected stories
  • pirsig, robert - zen & the art of motorcycle maintenance
  • plath, sylvia - the unabridged journals
  • postman, neil - amusing ourselves to death
  • pound, ezra - selected poems
  • remarque, erich - all quiet on the western front
  • rhys, jean - good morning, midnight
  • rhys, jean - voyage in the dark
  • richardson, samuel - clarissa
  • robbins, tom - skinny legs & all
  • ross, alex - the rest is noise (2007)
  • roth, henry - call it sleep
  • roth, philip - goodbye columbus
  • roth, phillip - american pastoral
  • roth, phillip - portnoy's complaint
  • roy, arundhati - the god of small things
  • rushdie, salman - midnight's children
  • salinger, j.d. - 3 early stories
  • scott card, orson - ender's game
  • sedaris, david - naked
  • shakespeare, william - king lear
  • shakespeare, william - titus andronicus
  • shaw, bernard - heartbreak house
  • shaw, bernard - pygmalion
  • shaw, bernard - saint joan
  • simmons, bill - the book of basketball
  • simon, claude - the grass
  • sinclair, upton - the jungle
  • smith, betty - a tree grows in brooklyn
  • smith, zadie - on beauty
  • sophocles - oedipus the king
  • steinbeck, john - east of eden
  • stevens, wallace - collected poems
  • stevenson, robert - strange case of dr. jekyll & mr. hyde
  • stevenson, robert louis - treasure island
  • styron, william - sophie's choice
  • swift, jonathan - gulliver's travels
  • thackeray, william makepeace - vanity fair
  • the love letters of zelda & f. scott fitzgerald
  • tolstoy, leo - anna karenina
  • tolstoy, leo - war & peace
  • uris, leon - exodus
  • uris, leon - QB VII
  • vonnegut, kurt - galapagos: a novel
  • vonnegut, kurt - hocus pocus
  • vonnegut, kurt - slapstick
  • vonnegut, kurt - welcome to the monkey house
  • wallace, david foster - a supposedly fun thing...
  • wallace, david foster - the broom of the system
  • wallace, david foster - the pale king
  • wharton, edith - ethan frome
  • wharton, edith - the age of innocence
  • wharton, edith - the house of mirth
  • wilde, oscar - de profundis
  • wilde, oscar - lady windermere's fan
  • williams, oscar - mentor book of major american poets
  • woolf, virginia - orlando: a biography
  • woolf, virginia - the waves
  • wordsworth, william - selected poems
  • wright, richard - native son
  • xun, lu - a madman's diary
  • yates, richard - revoltionary road
  • yeats, w.b. - the collected poems of w.b. yeats

completed:

  • adams, douglas - the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
  • alborn, mitch - tuesdays with morrie
  • barth, john - lost in the funhouse
  • bukowski, charles - what matters most is...
  • carver, raymond - where i'm calling from (stories)
  • cisneros, sandra - caramelo, or, puro cuento
  • cisneros, sandra - woman hollering creek & other stories
  • dickens, charles - great expectations
  • duhigg, charles - the power of habit
  • eugenides, jeffrey - middlesex
  • fitzgerald, f. scott - the beautiful & the damned
  • franzen, jonathan - the 27th city
  • galaviz-budziszewski, alexai - painted cities
  • gladwell, malcolm - blink
  • hemingway, ernest - for whom the bell tolls
  • jarnow, jesse - big day coming: yo la tengo & the rise of indie rock
  • josipovici, gabriel - goldberg: variations
  • kafka, franz - the trial
  • klosterman, chuck - fargo rock city: a heavy metal odyssey in rural north dakokta
  • levitt, steven d. - freakonomics
  • lowell, robert - the selected poems
  • melville, herman - moby dick
  • murakami, haruki - south of the border, west of the sun
  • o'hara, frank - meditations in an emergency
  • o'hara, john - appointment in samarra
  • pynchon, thomas - inherent vice
  • smith, zadie - NW
  • steinbeck, john - the grapes of wrath
  • thompson, hunter s. - fear & loathing in las vegas
  • updike, john - rabbit, run
  • wallace, david foster - consider the lobster
  • wallace, david foster - girl with curious hair
  • west, nathanael - miss lonelyhearts
  • west, nathanael - the day of the locust
  • williams, oscar - immortal poems
  • woolf, virginia - to the lighthouse
oct 22 2012 ∞
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