to read:

  • a home at the end of the world - michael cunningham
  • the notebooks of malte laurids brigge - rainer maria rilke
  • e.m. forster - howard's end, maurice, passage to india
  • parade's end - ford madox ford
  • american pastoral - philip roth
  • alice walker - possessing the secret of joy
  • bronte sisters - the tenant of wildfell hall, shirley, agnes grey, villette
  • i capture the castle - dodie smith
  • do androids dream of electric sheep?
  • kiss of the spider woman, heartbreak tango - manuel puig
  • milan kundera - ignorance
  • evelyn waugh - vile bodies, decline & fall
  • as meat loves salt
  • haruki murakami - norwegian wood
  • italo calvino - the castle of crossed destinies, our ancestors
  • jane austen - mansfield park
  • kurt vonnegut - mother night, god bless you mr rosewater, while mortals sleep, a man without a country, bluebeard, look at the birdie
  • labyrinths, ficciones - jorge luis borges
  • avoid/a void - georges perec
  • roald dahl - the story of henry sugar, the witches, charlie & the chocolate factory, charlie & the glass elevator, the gremlins, danny champion of the world, the vicar of nibbleswicke
  • rebecca - daphne du maurier
  • cry, the beloved country - alan paton
  • kokoro - natsume soseki
  • cranford - elizabeth gaskell
  • regeneration, the eye in the door, ghost road - pat barker
  • the death and life of american cities - jane jacobs
  • the garden of the finzi-continis - giorgio bassani
  • alias grace, the blind assassin - margaret atwood
  • the lost language of cranes - david leavitt
  • tipping the velvet
  • toni morrison - song of solomon, jazz
  • uncle tom's cabin
  • ada; speak, memory; invitation to a beheading - nabakov
  • the heart laid bare
  • alan hollinghurst - the swimming-pool library, the stranger's child, the folding star
  • the beautiful room is empty, a boy's own story - edmund white
  • americanah - chimamanda ngozi adichie
  • independent people - halldor laxness
  • the house of the spirits - isabel allende
  • kim - rudyard kipling
  • faces in the water - janet frame
  • requiem for a dream
  • play it as it lays, democracy - joan didion

Long Books:

  • middlemarch
  • the luminaries - eleanor catton
  • the golden notebook - doris lessing
  • brothers karamazov - fyodor dostoyevsky
  • the savage detectives, 2666 - roberto bolano
  • black lamb & gray falcon - rebecca west
  • ayn rand - the fountainhead, atlas shrugged
  • shantaram
  • testament of youth - vera brittain
  • 1Q84, wind-up bird chronicles - murakami
  • the corrections - jonathan franzen
  • a peoples history of the united states
  • buddenbrooks - thomas mann
  • house of leaves
  • vanity fair - william makepeace thackeray
  • don quixote
  • the woman in white, the moonstone - wilkie collins
  • salman rushdie - the satanic verses, midnight's children
  • charles dickens - david copperfield, little dorrit, our mutual friend, the pickwick papers, nicholas nickleby, martin chuzzlewit
  • gone with the wind
  • war & peace
  • the children's book - a.s. byatt
  • a suitable boy - vikram seth
  • U.S.A. trilogy - john dos passos
  • lord of the rings
  • a dance to the music of time
  • the tale of genji
  • a thousand and one nights

1001 shorter stories:

  • billy bud, foretopman - herman melville
  • the tale of the bamboo cutter
  • jeanette winterson - the passion, sexing the cherry
  • the golden ass - apulieus
  • ambrose bierce - an occurance at owl creek
  • thursbitch
  • july's people - nadine gordimer
  • cat and mouse - gunter grass
  • castle rackrent
  • cider with rosie
  • billy liar
  • the nun - denis diderot
  • the beautiful mrs. seidenman
  • the fan man
  • good morning, midnight - jean rhys
  • the sorrows of young werther - goethe
  • gabriel's gift - hanif kureishi
  • h.g. wells - island of dr. moreau, tono bungay
  • vanishing point
  • house mother normal
  • nightwood - djuna barnes
  • a day off - storm jameson
  • ngugi wa Thiong'o - the river between, matigari
  • the devil & miss prym
  • whatever, elementary particles - michel houellebecq
  • queer
  • the hour of the star, the passion according to gh - clarice lispector
  • the atrocity exhibition - jg ballard
  • notes from the underground - dostoyevsky
  • tale of a tub - jonathan swift
  • the garden party - katherine mansfield
  • the 13 clocks, the wonderful 'o' - james thurber
  • the graduate
  • saturday night and sunday morning
  • all quiet on the western front
  • the 39 steps
  • silk - allessandro baricco
  • the fox - dh lawrence
  • oroonoko - aphra behn
  • wide sargasso sea - jean rhys
  • at the mountains of madness - hp lovecraft
  • summer - edith wharton
  • the bitter glass - eilis dillon
  • forever a stranger - hella haasse
  • troubling love - elena ferrante
  • peter handke - left handed woman, goalie's anxiety at the penalty kick, afternoon of a writer
  • they shoot horses don't they? - horace mccoy
  • some prefer nettles
  • hallucinating foucalt - patricia dunker
  • the country girls, the girl with green eyes - edna obrien
  • under the net, a severed head - iris murdoch
  • the thin man, the glass key - dashiell hammett
  • the museum of unconditional surrender
  • the grass is singing - doris lessing
  • women at point zero
  • wise children, the passion of new eve, nights at the circus - angela carter
  • the lost honor of katharina blum
  • mercier and camier
  • flaubert's parrot - julian barnes
  • the long goodbye - raymond chandler
  • the life of lazarillo de tormes
  • fanny hill
  • reveries of a solitary walker - rouseau
  • a sentimental journey - laurence sterne

that i own:

  • les miserables
nov 7 2009 ∞
apr 23 2019 +