• tropic of cancer; henry miller
  • a clockwork orange; anthony burgess
  • trainspotting; irvine welsh
  • house of leaves; mark z. danielewski
  • lullaby; chuck palahniuk
  • lord of the flies; william goulding
  • underworld; don delillo
  • a portrait of the artist as a young man; james joyce
  • catch-22; joseph heller
  • pale fire; vladmir nabokov
  • the sound and the fury; william faulkner
  • one hundred years of solitude; gabriel garcia marquez
  • 1984; george orwell
  • anthem; ayn rand
  • the handmaid's tale; margaret atwood
  • of mice and men; john steinbeck
  • fight club; chuck palahniuk
  • gravity's rainbow; thomas pynchon
  • mao II; don delillo
  • house of leaves; mark danielewski
  • kafka on the shore; haruki murakami
  • the bell jar; sylvia plath
  • the sun also rises; ernest hemingway
  • the garden of eden; ernest hemingway
  • war and peace; leo tolstoy
  • lolita; vladmir nabokov
  • anna karenina; leo tolstoy
  • master and the margarita; mikhail bulgakov
  • the tin drum; gunter grass
  • grapes of wrath; john steinbeck
  • american psycho; bret easton ellis

sci fi and fantasy;

  • the wheel of time (series); robert jordan
  • the riddle master (harpist in the wind trilogy); patricia mckillip
  • discworld (series); terry pratchett
  • all books by l.e. modesitt

action, adventure and mystery

  • killing floor (jack reacher series); lee child
  • bourne identity; robert ludlem
  • jurassic park; michael crichton
  • hound of the baskervilles; arthur conan doyle
  • and then there were none; agatha christie
  • the count of monte cristo; alexandre dumas
  • crime and punishment; fyodor dostoyevsky

gender studies;

  • gender play: girls and boys in school; barrie thorne
  • the beauty myth; naomi wolf
  • real boys: rescuing our sons from the myths of boyhood; william pollack
  • reviving ophelia: saving the selves of adolescent girls; mary pipher
  • feminism is for everybody: passionate politics; bell hooks
  • unbearable weight: feminism, western culture, and the body; susan bordo
  • bananas, beaches and bases: making feminist sense of international politics; cynthia enloe

political science;

  • the things they carried; tim o'brien
  • killer angels (civil war book); michael shaara
  • a people's history of the united states; howard zinn
  • the aquariums of pyongyang: ten years in the north korean gulag; chol-hwan kang
  • escape from camp 14: one man's remarkable odessy from north korea to freedom in the west; blaine harden


  • visit sunny chernobyl: and other adventures in the world's most polluted places; andrew blackwell
  • the viral storm: the dawn of a new pandemic age; nathan wolfe
  • how we die: reflections on life's final chapter; sherwin b. nuland
  • how doctors think; jerome groopman
  • extreme medicine: how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century; kevin fong md
apr 18 2014 ∞
aug 14 2017 +