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Chronic dreamer. Frustrated writer. Hypochondriac. Stargazer. Bashful snob. Misery reveler. Tenderhearted beast. Fool lover of life. Aspiring optimist.



  • Absalom, Absalom!; As I Lay Dying; Light in August; The Sound and the Fury; William Faulkner
  • Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle; Lolita; Pale Fire; Vladimir Nabokov
  • All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
  • Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
  • East of Eden, John Steinbeck
  • Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
  • Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
  • Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
  • Love Medicine, Louise Erdrich
  • Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
  • The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
  • The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
  • The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami
  • White Noise, Don DeLillo

Short story collections:

  • A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories, Flannery O'Connor
  • CivilWarLand in Bad Decline; Pastoralia; George Saunders
  • Family Furnishings, Alice Munro
  • Ficciones; Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings; Jorge Luis Borges
  • The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka
  • The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien


  • Collected Poems, W.H. Auden
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Other Poems; The Wasteland and Other Poems, T.S. Eliot

Nonfiction & essays:

  • Shadow & Act, Ralph Ellison
  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion
  • The Death of the Moth and Other Essays, Virginia Woolf
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