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Kylie's Literary Adventures in 2011

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Kylie's Literary Adventures in 2011 :readingtwo:

 

Previous reading blogs: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

 

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This is a complete list of books that I've read and books that I'm currently reading. Books that have been read have a rating out of 10 next to them.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 795

TBR as at 26 September 2011: 1109 (41 from TBR [0 re-read, 2 other], 354 acquired)

TBR peak: 1110 (22 September 2011)

TBR trough: 784 (10 February 2011)

 

Kerry Biram: Editors in Conversation 7/10

Bill Bryson: Shakespeare 8/10

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita 8/10

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities 9/10

Antoine De Saint-Exupery: The Little Prince 10/10

Robert Dunn: Look at Flower 6/10

Dave Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary 8/10

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated 10/10

EM Forster: The Machine Stops 9/10

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book 8/10

Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm 10/10

Charlaine Harris: From Dead to Worse 8/10

Russell Hoban: Riddley Walker 7/10

Rebecca Hunt: Mr Chartwell 8/10

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #35: The Mystery of the Memorial Day Fire 8/10

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #36: The Mystery of the Antique Doll 8/10

Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Freakonomics 9/10

Lois Lowry: Anastasia Krupnik 8/10

Lois Lowry: Anastasia Again! 8/10

Lois Lowry: Anastasia at Your Service 8/10

Alberto Manguel: The Library at Night 8/10

Mary McCarthy: The Group (given up for now)

AA Milne: When We Were Very Young 8/10

LM Montgomery: Anne's House of Dreams 7/10

Walter Moers: A Wild Ride through the Night 8/10

Alan Moore: Watchmen (ebook) 8/10

Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran 6/10

A Parody: Eats, Shites & Leaves 7/10

Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia 7/10

Charlotte Gilman Perkins (ebook) 9/10

Sylvia Plath: Ariel 8/10

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #5 - Sourcery 8/10

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth 8/10

Julie Rugg: Buried in Books 8/10

David Sedaris: Me Talk Pretty One Day 8/10

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: A Bad Beginning 8/10

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #2: The Reptile Room 8/10

Andrew Solomon: The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression (given up for now)

Natasha Solomons: Mr Rosenblum's List 8/10

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island 10/10

Lynne Truss: Making the Cat Laugh 7/10

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 10/10

Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms 6/10

Elie Wiesel: Night10/10

Jacqueline Wilson: The Story of Tracy Beaker 8/10

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test 8/10

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January to June Reading

 

This is a list of books that I've read and books that I'm currently reading, which will be updated as the year progresses.

 

Total read January to June: 36 (re-reads: 0)

 

January (10)

Alan Moore: Watchmen

Alberto Manguel: The Library at Night

Sylvia Plath: Ariel

Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia

David Sedaris: Me Talk Pretty One Day

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Russell Hoban: Riddley Walker

Jacqueline Wilson: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth

 

February (6)

LM Montgomery: Anne's House of Dreams

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated

A Parody: Eats, Shites & Leaves

Natasha Solomons: Mr Rosenblum's List

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary Kerry Biram: Editors in Conversation

 

March (4)

Elie Wiesel: Night

Bill Bryson: Shakespeare

Charlaine Harris: From Dead to Worse

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

 

April (6)

Walter Moers: A Wild Ride through the Night

Lemony Snicket: A Bad Beginning

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #35: The Mystery of the Memorial Day Fire

Lois Lowry: Anastasia Krupnik #1

EM Forster: The Machine Stops

Antoine De Saint-Exupery: The Little Prince

 

May (4)

Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Freakonomics

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #2: The Reptile Room

Mary McCarthy: The Group (given up for now)

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #5 - Sourcery

Lois Lowry: Anastasia #2 - Anastasia Again!

 

June (6)

Robert Dunn: Look at Flower

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book

Lois Lowry: Anastasia #3 - Anastasia at Your Service

Julie Rugg: Buried in Books

Rebecca Hunt: Mr Chartwell

Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm

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July to December Reading

 

This is a list of books that I've read and books that I'm currently reading, which will be updated as the year progresses.

 

Total read January to June: 36 (re-reads: 0)

Total read July to December: 7 (re-reads: 0)

 

July (4)

AA Milne: When We Were Very Young

Lynne Truss: Making the Cat Laugh

Andrew Solomon: The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #36: The Mystery of the Antique Doll

 

August (3)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper

Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

Dave Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

 

September

 

 

October

 

 

November

 

 

December

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Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 93

TBR as at 12 December 2011: 132 (1 read, 40 acquired)

 

Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart

Douglas Adams: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Douglas Adams: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Douglas Adams: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Douglas Adams: Life, the Universe and Everything

Douglas Adams: So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

Douglas Adams: Mostly Harmless

Aravind Adiga: The White Tiger

Henri Alain-Fournier: The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes)

*Edward Albee: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

*Mitch Albom: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Mitch Albom: Tuesdays with Morrie

*Brian Aldiss: Non-Stop

Brian Aldiss (ed): The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus

*Clare Allan: Poppy Shakespeare

*Isabel Allende: Eva Luna

Martin Amis: The Rachel Papers

*Hans Christian Andersen: Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

Virginia Andrews: Flowers in the Attic

*Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

*Anonymous: Go Ask Alice

*Kelley Armstrong: WotO #7: No Humans Involved

Isaac Asimov: Foundation

Isaac Asimov: Second Foundation

Isaac Asimiov: Foundation and Empire

*Isaac Asimov (ed): The Hugo Winners

Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood: Cat's Eye

Margaret Atwood: The Robber Bride

Margaret Atwood: Surfacing

*Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood

Jane Austen: Lady Susan, The Watsons and Sanditon

*Paul Auster: The Brooklyn Follies

Paul Auster: The New York Trilogy

Murray Bail: Eucalyptus

*Frank Baker: Miss Hargreaves

*Duncan Ball: Selby Speaks

JG Ballard: The Complete Stories of JG Ballard

JG Ballard: Crash

*JG Ballard: The Crystal World

JG Ballard: The Drought

JG Ballard: The Drowned World

JG Ballard: Empire of the Sun

JG Ballard: Kingdom Come

John Banville: Athena

John Banville: Birchwood

John Banville: Doctor Copernicus

John Banville: Eclipse

John Banville: Ghosts

*John Banville: The Infinities

John Banville: Kepler

John Banville: Mefisto

*John Banville: The Newton Letter

John Banville: The Sea

John Banville: The Untouchable

*Muriel Barbery: The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Clive Barker: Weaveworld

*Pat Barker: Regeneration

*Pat Barker: The Eye in the Door

*Pat Barker: The Ghost Road

Julian Barnes: Flaubert's Parrot

Stephen Baxter: Time

Stephen Baxter: Space

Stephen Baxter: Origin

Greg Bear: Eon

Frank Beddor: The Looking Glass Wars

Frank Beddor: Seeing Redd

Aphra Behn: Oroonoko

*David Benedictus: Return to the Hundred Acre Wood

Gregory Benford: Timescape

*Walter Benjamin: One-Way Street and Other Writings

*Alan Bennett: The Uncommon Reader

*EF Benson: Mrs Ames

*John Berendt: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Alfred Bester: The Demolished Man

Alfred Bester: The Stars My Destination

John Birmingham: He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

Peter Biskind: Easy Riders, Raging Bulls

*Benjamin Black: Christine Falls

*Benjamin Black: The Lemur

Benjamin Black: The Silver Swan

James Blish: Cities in Flight

Judy Blume: Deenie

T Boardman (ed): Connoisseur's Science Fiction

Kyril Bonfiglioli: The Mortdecai Trilogy

*Jorge Luis Borges: A Universal History of Infamy

*Jorge Luis Borges: The Aleph and Other Stories 1933-1969

*Jorge Luis Borges: The Book of Imaginary Beings

*Jorge Luis Borges: Fictions

*Jorge Luis Borges: Labyrinths

Tadeusz Borowski: This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

Pierre Boulle: Planet of the Apes

*John Boyne: Noah Barleywater Runs Away

Ray Bradbury: Dandelion Wine

Ray Bradbury: The Day it Rained Forever

Ray Bradbury: From the Dust Returned

Ray Bradbury: I Sing the Body Electric!

Ray Bradbury: The Illustrated Man

Ray Bradbury: Long After Midnight

*Alan Bradley: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

ER Braithwaite: To Sir, With Love

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders

*Richard Brautigan: Sombrero Fallout

David Brin: Kil'n People

Poppy Z Brite: Exquisite Corpse

Poppy Z Brite: Lost Souls

*Brom: The Child Thief

Anne Bronte: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Christopher Brookmyre: The Sacred Art of Stealing

Dan Brown: Deception Point

Dan Brown: Digital Fortress

John Brunner: The Crucible of Time

John Brunner: The Jagged Orbit

John Brunner: The Shift Key

John Brunner: The Sheep Look Up

John Brunner: The Shockwave Rider

John Brunner: The Squares of the City

John Brunner: Stand on Zanzibar

John Brunner: The Stone that Never Came Down

Pearl S Buck: The Good Earth

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

Katharine Burdekin: Swastika Night

Anthony Burgess: 1985

*Anthony Burgess: A Dead Man in Deptford

*Anthony Burgess: The Complete Enderby

*Anthony Burgess: Earthly Powers

Anthony Burgess: The Wanting Seed

Frances Hodgson Burnett: Little Lord Fauntleroy

Augusten Burroughs: Magical Thinking

Augusten Burroughs: Running with Scissors

Augusten Burroughs: Sellevision

William S Burroughs: Junky

William S Burroughs: Naked Lunch

AS Byatt: The Children's Book

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TBR Pile C-D

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 92

TBR as at 12 December 2011: 147 (3 read, 58 acquired)

 

*Pat Califia: Doc and Fluff

*Italo Calvino: Adam, One Afternoon

*Italo Calvino: The Baron in the Trees

*Italo Calvino: The Castle of Crossed Destinies

*Italo Calvino: The Complete Cosmicomics

*Italo Calvino: Difficult Loves

*Italo Calvino: Into the War

*Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

*Italo Calvino: Marcovaldo

*Italo Calvino: The Non-Existent Knight & The Cloven Viscount

*Italo Calvino: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories

*Italo Calvino: Our Ancestors

*Italo Calvino: The Road to San Giovanni

*Italo Calvino: T Zero

*Italo Calvino: Under the Jaguar Sun

Albert Camus: The Plague

Trudi Canavan: The Magician's Guild

Trudi Canavan: The Novice

Trudi Canavan: The High Lord

Karel Capek: RUR

Karel Capek: War with the Newts

*Truman Capote: The Complete Stories

Truman Capote: Music for Chameleons

Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms

Truman Capote: Summer Crossing

Truman Capote: A Tree of Night and Other Stories

Orson Scott Card: Ender's Game

*Peter Carey: Bliss

*Peter Carey: The Illywhacker

Peter Carey: True History of the Kelly Gang

Isobelle Carmody: The Gathering

Isobelle Carmody: Obernewtyn

Isobelle Carmody: The Farseekers

Isobelle Carmody: Ashling

*Isobelle Carmody: The Keeping Place

*Lewis Carroll: Sylvie and Bruno

*Angela Carter: Black Venus

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Angela Carter: Heroes and Villains

*Angela Carter: The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Angela Carter: The Magic Toyshop

Angela Carter: Nights at the Circus

*Angela Carter: Wise Children

Miguel de Cervantes: Don Quixote

Michael Chabon: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Michael Chabon (ed): McSweeney's Echanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories

Michael Chabon: Summerland

Raymond Chandler: Killer in the Rain

Raymond Chandler: The Lady in the Lake and Other Novels

Raymond Chandler: The High Window

Raymond Chandler: The Little Sister

Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

GK Chesterton: The Complete Father Brown Stories

*GK Chesterton: The Strange Crime of John Boulnois

*Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

*Agatha Christie: The Clock

*Agatha Christie: The Floating Admiral

*Agatha Christie: The Murder in the Mews

Agatha Christie: The Secret Adversary

Agatha Christie: Taken at the Flood

John Christopher: The Death of Grass

Cassandra Clare: Mortal Instruments #1: City of Bones

*Cassandra Clare: Mortal Instruments #2: City of Ashes

Cassandra Clare: Clockwork Angel

Arthur C Clarke: Against the Fall of Night

Arthur C Clarke: Cradle

Arthur C Clarke and Stephen Baxter: Firstborn

Arthur C Clarke: The Hammer of God

Arthur C Clarke: Imperial Earth

Arthur C Clarke: Of Time and Stars

Arthur C Clarke: The Other Side of the Sky

Arthur C Clarke: Prelude to Space

Arthur C Clarke: The Space Trilogy #1: Islands of the Sky

Arthur C Clarke: The Space Trilogy #2: Earthlight

Arthur C Clarke: The Space Trilogy #3: The Sands of Mars

Susanna Clarke: The Ladies of Grace Adieu

*Pearl Cleage: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

John Cleese and Connie Booth: The Complete Fawlty Towers

JM Coetzee: Disgrace

*Eoin Colfer: And Another Thing

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #1: Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #2: The Arctic Incident

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #3: The Eternity Code

*Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #5: The Lost Colony

*Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #6: The Time Paradox

*Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #7: The Atlantis Complex

Eoin Colfer: The Supernaturalist

Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins: The Woman in White

*Wendy Cooling (ed): D is for Dahl

*John Connolly: The Gates

William Corlett: The Magician's House #1: The Steps Up the Chimney

William Corlett: The Magician's House #2: The Door in the Tree

William Corlett: The Magician's House #3: The Tunnel Behind the Waterfall

William Corlett: The Magician's House #4: The Bridge in the Clouds

Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park

Justin Cronin: The Passage

*John Crowley: Little, Big

*Michael Cunningham: The Hours

Roald Dahl: The Collected Short Stories

*Roald Dahl: Completely Unexpected Tales

Gyorgy Dalos: 1985

Mark Z Danielewski: House of Leaves

James Dashner: The Maze Runner

*James Dashner: The Scorch Trials

David Stuart Davies: The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories

*Louis de Bernieres: Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: The Little Prince

*Antoine de Saint-Exupery: Wind, Sand and Stars

*Daniel Defoe: Moll Flanders

*Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

*Patrick Dennis: Auntie Mame

*Joyce Dennys: Henrietta Sees it Through

*Joyce Dennys: Henrietta's War

*Kiran Desai: The Inheritance of Loss

*Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa: The Leopard

Philip K Dick: A Scanner Darkly

*Philip K Dick: Confessions of a Crap Artist

Philip K Dick: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

*Philip K Dick: Dr Bloodmoney

Philip K Dick: The Man in the High Castle

*Philip K Dick: Solar Lottery

Philip K Dick: The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

Charles Dickens: Bleak House

Charles Dickens: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens: The Old Curiosity Shop

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Cory Doctorow: Little Brother

*EL Doctorow: Ragtime

*Emma Donoghue: Room

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Valley of Fear

Arthur Conan Doyle: His Last Bow

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Roddy Doyle: Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha

*Margaret Drabble: The Gifts of War

Margaret Drabble: The Millstone

Daphne du Maurier: The Birds and Other Stories

Daphne du Maurier: Jamaica Inn

Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca

Alexandre Dumas: The Last Cavalier

Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers

Sarah Dunant: In the Company of the Courtesan

*Mark Dunn: Ibid

*Mark Dunn: Welcome to Higby

*Robert Dunn: Look at Flower

Jeanne DuPrau: The City of Ember

Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals

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TBR Pile E-G

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 65

TBR as at 3 November 2011: 101 (5 read, 41 acquired)

 

*Jennifer Egan: A Visit from the Goon Squad

*Dave Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

*Dave Eggers: The Wild Things

*M Barnard Eldershaw: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

George Eliot: Middlemarch

George Eliot: The Mill on the Floss

Brett Easton Ellis: American Psycho

Brett Easton Ellis: Less Than Zero

Harlan Ellison: Pulp Fiction: The Villains

Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man

*Ben Elton: Blast from the Past

Ben Elton: Blind Faith

Ben Elton: Dead Famous

*Ben Elton: Meltdown

Ben Elton: This Other Eden

Charles Elton: Mr Toppit

Michael Ende: The Neverending Story

Laura Esquivel: Like Water for Hot Chocolate

Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides

Janet Evanovich: To the Nines

Janet Evanovich: Ten Big Ones

Janet Evanovich: Twelve Sharp

Janet Evanovich: Plum Lovin'

*Michel Faber: The Apple

*Michel Faber: The Fire Gospel

*John Meade Falkner: Moonfleet

John Fante: The Bandini Quartet

Philip Jose Farmer: Dayworld

Philip Jose Farmer: Dayworld Rebel

*Philip Jose Farmer: Dayworld Breakup

*William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

*Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Raymond E Feist: Magician

*Rachel Ferguson: The Brontes Went to Woolworths

Jasper Fforde: The Fourth Bear

*Jasper Fforde: The Last Dragonslayer

*Jasper Fforde: One of Our Thursday's is Missing

Jasper Fforde: Shades of Grey

Helen Fielding: Bridget Jones's Diary

Helen Fielding: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Henry Fielding: Tom Jones

F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

F Scott Fitzgerald: Tender is the Night

*Zelda Fitzgerald: Save Me the Waltz

Fannie Flagg: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

*Fannie Flagg: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!

*Richard Flanagan: Gould's Book of Fish

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary

*Gustave Flaubert: Sentimental Education

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated

Jonathan Safran Foer: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

*Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

EM Forster: The Machine Stops

*Frederick Forsyth: The Odessa File

John Fowles: The Collector

Miles Franklin: My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin: My Career Goes Bung

*Esther Freud: Hideous Kinky

Robert Frost: The Poetry of Robert Frost

*Stephen Fry: The Hippopotamus

Stephen Fry: The Liar

*Stephen Fry: Paperweight

Cornelia Funke: Inkheart

Cornelia Funke: Inkspell

Cornelia Funke: Inkdeath

Neil Gaiman: American Gods

*Neil Gaiman: Fragile Things

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book

*Neil Gaiman: M is for Magic

*Neil Gaiman: Odd and the Frost Giants

Neil Gaiman: Stardust

*Paul Gallico: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

Alex Garland: The Beach

Elizabeth Garner: The Ingenious Edgar Jones

Elizabeth Gaskell: North and South

*Amitav Ghosh: The Glass Palace

Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm

*Stella Gibbons: Conference at Cold Comfort Farm

*Stella Gibbons: Westwood

William Gibson: Neuromancer

William Gibson: Count Zero

William Gibson: Mona Lisa Overdrive

*William Gibson: Burning Chrome

*Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

*Morris Gleitzman: Once

*Morris Gleitzman: Then

*Dmitry Glukhovsky: Metro 2033

Nikolai Gogol: Dead Souls

Nikolai Gogol: The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector and Other Stories

Glen David Gold: Carter Beats the Devil

*Seth Grahame-Smith: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

*Gunter Grass: The Tin Drum

Julia Gray: Fire Music

Julia Gray: Ice Mage

Julia Gray: Isle of the Dead

Julia Gray: The Guardian Cycle #1: The Dark Moon

Julia Gray: The Guardian Cycle #2: The Jasper Forest

Julia Gray: The Guardian Cycle #3: The Crystal Desert

Julia Gray: The Guardian Cycle #4: The Red Glacier

Julia Gray: The Guardian Cycle #5: Alyssa's Ring

Graham Greene: A Burnt-Out Case

*Graham Greene: The Quiet American

Graham Greene: Travels with My Aunt

*Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #2: Flying Too High

*Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #3: Murder on the Ballarat Train

*Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #13: The Castlemaine Murders

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #14: Queen of the Flowers

*Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #18: Dead Man's Chest

*Winston Groom: Forrest Gump

*David Grossman: See Under: Love

*Xiaolu Guo: A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

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TBR Pile H-J

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 70

TBR as at 3 November 2011: 101 (3 read, 34 acquired)

 

*H Rider Haggard: She

Matt Haig: The Last Family in England

Joe Haldeman: The Forever War

Sarah Hall: Daughters of the North

Dashiell Hammett: The Thin Man

*Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy: Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy: The Woodlanders

*Deborah Harkness: A Discovery of Witches

Charlaine Harris: From Dead to Worse

Charlaine Harris: Dead and Gone

*Charlaine Harris: Dead in the Family

Charlaine Harris: Grave Sight

Charlaine Harris: An Ice Cold Grave

Joanne Harris: Chocolat

Thomas Harris: The Silence of the Lambs

Harry Harrison: Make Room! Make Room!

*Harry Harrision: A Stainless Steel Rat is Born

Harry Harrision: The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge

Harry Harrision: The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World

Harry Harrision: The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You

Harry Harrision: The Stainless Steel Rat for President

Harry Harrison: Stars and Stripes #1: Stars and Stripes Forever

Harry Harrison: Stars and Stripes #2: Stars and Stripes in Peril

Harry Harrison: Stars and Stripes #3: Stars and Stripes Triumphant

Harry Harrison: The Technicolour Time Machine

Harry Harrison: Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows

Raven Hart: The Vampire's Kiss

Raven Hart: The Vampire's Seduction

Raven Hart: The Vampire's Secret

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Robert Heinlein: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Robert Heinlein: Starship Troopers

Robert Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land

Joseph Heller: Closing Time

Joseph Heller: Something Happened

Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls

*Emma Henderson: Grace Williams Says It Loud

Frank Herbert: Dune

Hermann Hesse: Steppenwolf

Susan Hill: The Battle for Gullywith

*Susan Hill: The Bird of Night

*Susan Hill: A Bit of Singing and Dancing and Other Stories

*Susan Hill: I'm the King of the Castle

*Susan Hill: In the Springtime of the Year

*Susan Hill: Lanterns Across the Snow

*Susan Hill: The Mist in the Mirror

Susan Hill: Mrs De Winter

*Susan Hill: The Risk of Darkness

*Susan Hill: The Small Hand

Barry Hines: A Kestral for a Knave

*SE Hinton: Hawkes Harbor

*SE Hinton: Tex

*SE Hinton: That Was Then, This Is Now

Russell Hoban: Riddley Walker

*Homer: The Odyssey

*Nick Hornby: Fever Pitch

Nick Hornby: High Fidelity

Nick Hornby: Juliet, Naked

Khaled Hosseini: The Kite Runner

Michel Houellebecq: Atomised

*Michel Houellebecq: The Possibility of an Island

Katherine Howe: The Lost Book of Salem

*Ted Hughes: The Iron Man

*Ted Hughes: The Iron Woman

*Rebecca Hunt: Mr Chartwell

Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Aldous Huxley: Brave New World Revisited

Aldous Huxley: Crome Yellow

Aldoux Huxley: The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell

Aldous Huxley: The Devils of Loudun

Aldous Huxley: Island

Aldous Huxley: Those Barren Leaves

John Irving: A Prayer for Owen Meany

John Irving: The World According to Garp

*Christopher Isherwood: Goodbye to Berlin

*Christopher Isherwood: Mr Norris Changes Trains

Kazuo Ishiguro: An Artist of the Floating World

Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro: The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro: When We Were Orphans

Shirley Jackson: The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson: The Lottery and Other Stories

*Howard Jacobson: The Finkler Question

*Henry James: The Ambassadors

*Henry James: Daisy Miller and Other Stories

*Henry James: The Europeans

*Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady

*Henry James: Washington Square

Henry James: What Maisie Knew

MR James: The Haunted Doll's House

PD James: The Children of Men

Syrie James: The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen

Tove Jansson: Comet in Moominland

*Tove Jansson: Finn Family Moomintroll

Tove Jansson: Moominpappa at Sea

*Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

Jerome K Jerome: Three Men on a Bummel

Lloyd Jones: Mister Pip

Terry Jones (Douglas Adams): Starship Titanic

*Nicholas Jose (ed): Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature

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TBR Pile K-L

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 75

TBR as at 3 November 2011: 90 (5 read, 20 acquired)

*Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

*Franz Kafka: The Complete Short Stories

James Kelman: How Late It Was, How Late

Thomas Keneally: Three Cheers for the Paraclete

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #35: The Mystery of the Memorial Day Fire

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #36: The Mystery of the Antique Doll

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #37: The Pet Show Mystery

Andrew Keogh: twentytwelve

Jack Kerouac: The Dharma Bums

Jack Kerouac: Doctor Sax

Jack Kerouac: Lonesome Traveler

Jack Kerouac: Maggie Cassidy

Jack Kerouac: On the Road (The Original Scroll)

Jack Kerouac: The Subterraneans and Pic

Judith Kerr: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Sue Monk Kidd: The Secret Life of Bees

Clive King: Stig of the Dump

Stephen King: The Bachman Books

Stephen King: IT

Stephen King: Needful Things

Stephen King: The Stand

*Stephen King: Under the Dome

Barbara Kingsolver: The Poisonwood Bible

Damon Knight (ed): A Pocketful of Stars

John Knowles: A Separate Peace

*Christopher Koch: The Year of Living Dangerously

Arthur Koestler: Darkness at Noon

Elizabeth Kostova: The Historian

Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin: The Nanny Diaries

Milan Kundera: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Milan Kundera: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Hanif Kureishi: The Buddha of Suburbia

*Lisa Lang: Utopian Man

Erik Larson: The Devil in the White City

Stieg Larsson: The Girl Who Played with Fire

Stieg Larsson: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Hugh Laurie: The Gun Seller

Nam Le: The Boat

Ursula Le Guin: The Dispossessed

Ursula Le Guin: The Earthsea Cycle #1: A Wizard of Earthsea

Ursula Le Guin: The Earthsea Cycle #2: The Tombs of Atuan

Ursula Le Guin: The Earthsea Cycle #3: The Farthest Shore

Ursula Le Guin: The Earthsea Cycle #4: Tehanu

*Ursula Le Guin: The Lathe of Heaven

Ursula Le Guin: The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula Le Guin: The Wind's Twelve Quarters

*Maurice Leblanc: Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

Fritz Leiber: Gather, Darkness

Stanislaw Lem: The Cyberiad

Stanislaw Lem: The Futurological Congress

Stanislaw Lem: Memoirs Found in a Bathtub

Stanislaw Lem: Solaris

Madeleine L'Engle: A Wind in the Door

Madeleine L'Engle: A Swiftly Tilting Planet

*Madeleine L'Engle: Many Waters

*Doris Lessing: Briefing for a Descent into Hell

Doris Lessing: Memoirs of a Survivor

Jonathan Lethem: Gun, with Occasional Music

*Ada Leverson: Love's Shadow

*Primo Levi: If Not Now, When?

*Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

Ira Levin: Rosemary's Baby

Ira Levin: The Stepford Wives

Ira Levin: This Perfect Day

Andrea Levy: Small Island

CS Lewis: The Dark Tower

CS Lewis: Out of the Silent Planet

CS Lewis: Perelandra

CS Lewis: That Hideous Strength

Sinclair Lewis: It Can't Happen Here

*Marina Lewycka: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

*Astrid Lindgren: Pippi in the South Seas

Astrid Lindgren: The Brothers Lionheart

Astrid Lindgren: Ronia, the Robber's Daughter

John Ajvide Lindqvist: Harbour

John Ajvide Lindqvist: Let the Right One In

Jeff Lindsay: Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay Dearly Devoted Dexter

Jeff Lindsay: Dexter in the Dark

Jeff Lindsay: Dexter by Design

Jeff Lindsay: Dexter is Delicious

Joan Lindsay: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Saci Lloyd: The Carbon Diaries 2015

Saci Lloyd: The Carbon Diaries 2017

*Jack London: The Call of the Wild and Other Stories

*Jack London: The Iron Heel

*HP Lovecraft: The Best of HP Lovecraft

*Lois Lowry: Anastasia #1: Anastasia Krupnik

*Lois Lowry: Anastasia #2: Anastasia Again!

*Lois Lowry: Anastasia #3: Anastasia at Your Service

Lois Lowry: Anastasia #4: Anastasia, Ask Your Analyst

Lois Lowry: Anastasia #5: Anastasia On Her Own

Lois Lowry: Anastasia #7: Anastasia’s Chosen Career

Lois Lowry: Gathering Blue

Lois Lowry: Messenger

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TBR Pile M-O

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 66

TBR as at 3 November 2011: 104 (3 read, 39 acquired)

 

Michelle Magorian: Goodnight Mister Tom

Gregory Maguire: A Lion Among Men

*Gregory Maguire: Matchless

Gregory Maguire: Mirror Mirror

*Norman Mailer: The Naked and the Dead

David Malouf: The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf: An Imaginary Life

David Malouf: Remembering Babylon

*Katherine Mansfield: The Collected Stories

Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall

Melina Marchetta: Finnikin of the Rock

*Melina Marchetta: The Piper's Son

*Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

John Marsden: The Great Gatenby

John Marsden: The Journey

John Marsden: Out of Time

John Marsden: Winter

*George RR Martin: A Game of Thrones

Valerie Martin: Property

*Richard Matheson: The Shrinking Man

*W Somerset Maugham: Of Human Bondage

*Cormac McCarthy: The Crossing

*Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses

*Mary McCarthy: The Group (given up for now)

Carson McCullers: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

*Ian McEwan: Black Dogs

Ian McEwan: The Innocent

*Ian McEwan: Solar

Jon McGregor: If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things

Colleen McCullough: The Thorn Birds

*Herman Melville: Moby Dick

Grace Metalious: Peyton Place

China Mieville: The City & the City

China Mieville: Kraken

*China Mieville: Looking for Jake and Other Stories

China Mieville: Un Lun Dun

China Mieville: Perdido Street Station

China Mieville: The Scar

China Mieville: The Iron Council

Walter M Miller Jr: A Canticle for Leibowitz

Spike Milligan: Adolf Hitler - My Part in His Downfall

*AA Milne: Now We Are Six

AA Milne: The Red House Mystery

*AA Milne: When We Were Very Young

David Mitchell: Ghostwritten

*Nancy Mitford: The Blessing

*Nancy Mitford: Love in a Cold Climate and Other Stories

*Nancy Mitford: Pudding & Pie

*Nancy Mitford: The Pursuit of Love

Walter Moers: The Alchemaster's Apprentice

Walter Moers: The City of Dreaming Books

Walter Moers: Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures

*Walter Moers: A Wild Ride through the Night

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #5: Anne's House of Dreams

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #6: Anne of Ingleside

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #7: Rainbow Valley

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #8: Rilla of Ingleside

*Michael Moorcock: The Dancers at the End of Time

Thomas More: Utopia

Sally Morgan: My Place

*William Morris: News from Nowhere and Other Writings

Toni Morrison: Beloved

*Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Jack Moses: Nine Miles from Gundagai

Kate Mosse: Labyrinth

*Frank Muir: The Oxford Book of Humorous Prose

*Alice Munro: The View from Castle Rock

Haruki Murakami: After Dark

Haruki Murakami: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Haruki Murakami: Dance Dance Dance

*Haruki Murakami: 1Q84

Haruki Murakami: Kafka on the Shore

Haruki Murakami: Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami: A Wild Sheep Chase

Haruki Murakami: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Iris Murdoch: The Sea, the Sea

Iris Murdoch: Under the Net

*Paul Murray: Skippy Dies

Vladimir Nabokov: Ada or Ardor

Vladimir Nabokov: Bend Sinister

*Vladimir Nabokov: Despair

*Vladimir Nabokov: Invitation to a Beheading

*Vladimir Nabokov: Mary

Vladimir Nabokov: Nabokov's Dozen

Vladimir Nabokov: Pale Fire

Vladimir Nabokov: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

Vladimir Nabokov: Speak, Memory

*Irene Nemirovsky: Le Bal

E Nesbit: Five Children and It

*E Nesbit: The Railway Children

*David Nicholls: One Day

William F Nolan & George Clayton Johnson: Logan's Run

Mary Norton: Bedknob and Broomstick

Mary Norton: The Borrowers

Flann O'Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds

Flann O'Brien: The Hard Life

*Flann O'Brien: The Third Policeman

Flannery O'Connor: A Good Man is Hard to Find

*Frank O'Connor: The Cornet-Player Who Betrayed Ireland

*Rohan O'Grady: Let's Kill Uncle

*Joyce Carol Oates: We Were the Mulvaneys

Baroness Orczy: The Scarlet Pimpernel

George Orwell: The Road to Wigan Pier

Joanne Owens: Puppet Master

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TBR Pile P-R

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 82

TBR as at 22 September 2011: 93 (4 read, 15 acquired)

 

Chuck Palahniuk: Choke

*Chuck Palahniuk: Survivor

Chuck Palahniuk: Haunted

Chuck Palahniuk: Rant

Ruth Park: Poor Man's Orange

Dorothy Parker: The Penguin Dorothy Parker

Boris Pasternak: Doctor Zhivago

Ann Patchett: Bel Canto

Banjo Paterson: The Man from Snowy River

Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia

*Alan Paton: Cry, the Beloved Country

Matthew Pearl: The Dante Club

Matthew Pearl: The Poe Shadow

Iain Pears: An Instance of the Fingerpost

Otto Penzler (ed): The Big Book of Pulps

Otto Penzler (ed): Pulp Fiction: The Crimefighters

Arturo Perez-Reverte: The Club Dumas

Marisha Pessl: Special Topics in Calamity Physics

*DBC Pierre: Vernon God Little

Sylvia Plath: Ariel

*Sylvia Plath: Collected Children's Stories

Sylvia Plath: Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams

Edgar Allen Poe: The Complete Tales and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym

Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock

Terry Pratchett: The Carpet People (standalone)

Terry Pratchett: The Dark Side of the Sun (standalone)

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #5 - Sourcery

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #6 - Wyrd Sisters

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #7 - Pyramids

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #8 - Guards! Guards!

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #10 - Moving Pictures

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #11 - Reaper Man

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #13 - Small Gods

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #15 - Men at Arms

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #16 - Soul Music

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #17 - Interesting Times

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #18 - Maskerade

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #19 - Feet of Clay

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #20 - Hogfather

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #22 - The Last Continent

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #23 - Carpe Jugulum

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #24 - The Fifth Elephant

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #25 - The Truth

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #26 - Thief of Time

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #28 - The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #29 - Night Watch

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #30 - The Wee Free Men

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #31 - Monstrous Regiment

*Terry Pratchett: Discworld #32 - A Hat Full of Sky

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #33 - Going Postal

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #34 - Thud!

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #35 - Wintersmith

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #38 - I Shall Wear Midnight

Terry Pratchett: The Discworld Companion

Terry Pratchett: Johnny Maxwell #1 - Only You Can Save Mankind

Terry Pratchett: Johnny Maxwell #2 - Johnny and the Dead

*Terry Pratchett: Nanny Ogg's Cookbook

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman: Good Omens

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Black Ship

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #1 - Northern Lights

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #2 - The Subtle Knife

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #3 - The Amber Spyglass

Mario Puzo: The Godfather

Thomas Pynchon: The Crying of Lot 49

*Francois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Ayn Rand: The Fountainhead

*Ayn Rand: Night of January 16th

Ayn Rand: We the Living

Arthur Ransome: Swallows and Amazons

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: The Yearling

*Beth Revis: Across the Universe

Mack Reynolds: Towers of Utopia

*Dan Rhodes: Gold

Anne Rice: Interview with the Vampire

Anne Rice: The Vampire Lestat

*Ransom Riggs: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Elisabeth Robinson: The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters

Kim Stanley Robinson: Red Mars

Kim Stanley Robinson: Blue Mars

Kim Stanley Robinson: Green Mars

Kim Stanley Robinson: Galileo's Dream

Kim Stanley Robinson: The Years of Rice and Salt

Mordecai Roshwald: Level 7

Philip Roth: The Human Stain

Philip Roth: The Plot Against America

Philip Roth: Portnoy's Complaint

Arundhati Roy: The God of Small Things

Jed Rubenfeld: The Interpretation of Murder

Gillian Rubinstein: Space Demons

Gillian Rubinstein: Skymaze

Gillian Rubinstein: Shinkei

*Salman Rushdie: Fury

*Salman Rushdie: Midnight's Children

*Salman Rushdie: The Moor's Last Sigh

Salman Rushdie: The Satanic Verses

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TBR Pile S-V

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 71

TBR as at 4 August 2011: 105 (5 read, 39 acquired)

 

JD Salinger: For Esme - with Love and Squalor

*Erich Segal: Oliver's Story

*WG Sebald: Austerlitz

David Sedaris: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

David Sedaris: Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris: When You Are Engulfed in Flames

George Selden: The Cricket in Times Square

Will Self: The Book of Dave

*Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

William Shakespeare: The Sonnets

*Gary Shteyngart: Super Sad True Love Story

*Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Georges Simenon: Maigret at the Crossroads

*Ali Smith: The First Person and Other Stories

Alexander McCall Smith: The 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom

Alexander McCall Smith: 44 Scotland Street #1 - 44 Scotland Street

Alexander McCall Smith: 44 Scotland Street #2 - Espresso Tales

Alexander McCall Smith: 44 Scotland Street #3 - Love Over Scotland

Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #3: Morality for Beautiful Girls

Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #4: The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #5: The Full Cupboard of Life

*Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #6: In the Company of Cheerful Ladies

*Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #7: Blue Shoes and Happiness

*Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies #9: The Miracle at Speedy Motors

Alexander McCall Smith: Sunday Philosophy Club #1

Alexander McCall Smith: Sunday Philosophy Club #2 - Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

Alexander McCall Smith: Sunday Philosophy Club #3 - The Right Attitude to Rain

Betty Smith: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Dodie Smith: I Capture the Castle

Zadie Smith: White Teeth

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #2 - The Reptile Room

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #3: The Wide Window

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #4: The Miserable Mill

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #5: The Austere Academy

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #6: The Ersatz Elevator

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #7: The Vile Village

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #8: The Hostile Hospital

*Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #9: The Carnivorous Carnival

Natasha Solomons: Mr Rosenblum's List

Alexander Solzhenitsyn: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Olaf Stapledon: Last and First Men

Olaf Stapledon: Star Maker

John Steinbeck: East of Eden

John Steinbeck: The Long Valley

John Steinbeck: The Moon is Down

John Steinbeck: The Red Pony

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Beyond the Deepwoods (Book 1, Twig Saga)

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Stormchaser (Book 2, Twig Saga)

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Midnight Over Sanctaphrax (Book 3, Twig Saga)

*Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Last of the Sky Pirates (Book 1, Rook Saga)

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Vox (Book 2, Rook Saga)

*Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Freeglader (Book 3, Rook Saga)

*Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Curse of the Gloamglozer (Book 1, Quint Saga)

*Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Winter Knights (Book 2, Quint Saga)

*Kathryn Stockett: The Help

*Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin

Charles Stross: Halting State

*Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #2: The Golem's Eye

*Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #3: Ptolemy's Gate

*Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #4: The Ring of Solomon

*William Styron: Sophie's' Choice

Kate Summerscale: The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Jacqueline Susann: Valley of the Dolls

Patrick Suskind: Perfume

Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels

*Jonathan Swift: A Tale of a Tub

*Rabindranath Tagore: Selected Poems

Kousun Takami: Battle Royale

Amy Tan: The Joy Luck Club

Donna Tartt: The Secret History

Mildred D Taylor: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Peter Temple: The Broken Shore

*Walter Tevis: Mockingbird

William Makepeace Thackeray: The Rose and the Ring

Hunter S Thompson: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

Hunter S Thompson: The Great Shark Hunt

Hunter S Thompson: Hell's Angels

Hunter S Thompson: Kingdom of Fear

*Miriam Toews: The Flying Troutmans

JRR Tolkien: The Silmarillion

*Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

*Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

*Steve Toltz: A Fraction of the Whole

Sue Townsend: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

Sue Townsend: The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

Sue Townsend: True Confessions of Adrian Mole

Sue Townsend: Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years

*Sue Townsend: Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years

Sue Townsend: Rebuilding Coventry

*Lynne Truss: Going Loco

Lynne Truss: The Lynne Truss Treasury

*Lynne Truss: Tennyson's Gift

Nancy Turner: Sarah's Quilt

Nancy Turner: The Star Garden

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

John Updike: Rabbit, Run

John Updike: The Witches of Eastwick

*Carl-Johan Vallgren: The Horrific Sufferings of Hercules Barefoot

Jack Vance: Emphyrio

Vassilis Vassilikos: Z

Jules Verne: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Vladimir Voinovich: Moscow 2042

Kurt Vonnegut: Breakfast of Champions

Kurt Vonnegut: Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut: Galapagos

Kurt Vonnegut: Player Piano

Kurt Vonnegut: Welcome to the Monkey House

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TBR Pile W-Z

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 101

TBR as at 22 September 2011: 122 (3 read, 24 acquired)

 

SA Wakefield: Gumbles on Guard

SA Wakefield: Gumbles in Summer

Dorothy Wall: Blinky Bill

Edgar Wallace: The Door with Seven Locks

Lew Wallace: Ben-Hur

Daniel Waters: Generation Dead

*Daniel Waters: Passing Strange

Sarah Waters: Affinity

Sarah Waters: Fingersmith

*Sarah Waters: The Little Stranger

Sarah Waters: The Night Watch

*Winifred Watson: Mrs Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited

*Evelyn Waugh: A Little Order

*Evelyn Waugh: Officers and Gentlemen

*Evelyn Waugh: Vile Bodies

*Evelyn Waugh: Waugh in Abyssinia

Charles Webb: Home School

Orson Welles: Mr Arkadin

HG Wells: The Cone

HG Wells: The First Men in the Moon

*HG Wells: The History of Mr Polly

HG Wells: The Island of Dr Moreau

HG Wells: Selected Short Stories

HG Wells: The Shape of Things to Come

HG Wells: The Sleeper Awakes

Irvine Welsh: Filth

*Irvine Welsh: Porno

Irvine Welsh: Trainspotting

*Scott Westerfeld: Leviathan

*Scott Westerfeld: #1 - Peeps

Scott Westerfeld: #2 - The Last Days

Edith Wharton: The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton: The House of Mirth

TH White: The Once and Future King

*Elie Wiesel: Night

*Elie Wiesel: Dawn

*Elie Wiesel: Day

*Gene Wilder: What Is This Thing Called Love?

Michael Wilding and David Myers: Best Stories Under the Sun

Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays

Connie Willis: To Say Nothing of the Dog

*Jacqueline Wilson: Best Friends

Jacqueline Wilson: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Simon Winchester: The Map that Changed the World

Simon Winchester: The Surgeon of Crowthorne

Tim Winton: Dirt Music

Tim Winton: That Eye, the Sky

PG Wodehouse: A Damsel in Distress

PG Wodehouse: A Pelican at Blandings

PG Wodehouse: The Adventures of Sally

PG Wodehouse: Aunts Aren't Gentlemen

PG Wodehouse: Bachelors Anonymous

PG Wodehouse: Barmy in Wonderland

PG Wodehouse: Big Money

PG Wodehouse: Blandings Castle

PG Wodehouse: The Clicking of Cuthbert

PG Wodehouse: Do Butlers Burgle Banks?

PG Wodehouse: Full Moon

PG Wodehouse: The Heart of a Goof

PG Wodehouse: Hot Water

PG Wodehouse: Ice in the Bedroom

PG Wodehouse: Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit

PG Wodehouse: Jeeves in the Offing

PG Wodehouse: Leave it to Psmith

PG Wodehouse: The Luck of the Bodkins

PG Wodehouse: Money for Nothing

PG Wodehouse: Mr Mulliner Speaking

PG Wodehouse: Mulliner Nights

PG Wodehouse: Piccadilly Jim

PG Wodehouse: Ring for Jeeves

PG Wodehouse: Service with a Smile

PG Wodehouse: Something Fishy

PG Wodehouse: Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

PG Wodehouse: Summer Lightning

*PG Wodehouse: Summer Moonshine

PG Wodehouse: Sunset at Blandings

PG Wodehouse: Ukridge

PG Wodehouse: Uncle Dynamite

PG Wodehouse: Uneasy Money

PG Wodehouse: Very Good, Jeeves!

PG Wodehouse: Young Men in Spats

*Bernard Wolfe: Limbo '90

Gene Wolfe: The Fifth Head of Cerberus

Tom Wolfe: The Bonfire of the Vanities

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Tom Wolfe: I Am Charlotte Simmons

Tom Wolfe: The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

Tom Wolfe: The Pump House Gang

Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own/Three Guineas

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse

*Virginia Woolf: Orlando

Jack Womack: Ambient

Jack Womack: Elvissey

Jack Womack: Going Going Gone

Jack Womack: Heathern

Jack Womack: Let's Put the Future Behind Us

Jack Womack: Random Acts of Senseless Violence

Jack Womack: Terraplane

Working Dog: Phaic Tan

Working Dog: San Sombrero

*David Wroblewski: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Jonathan Wylie: Across the Flame

Jonathan Wylie: Island and Empires 1: The Last Augury

Jonathan Wylie: Island and Empires 2: Dark Fire

Jonathan Wylie: Island and Empires 3: Echoes of Flame

Jonathan Wylie: Other Lands

Jonathan Wylie: Shadow Maze

John Wyndham: Chocky

John Wyndham: The Kraken Wakes

*John Wyndham: Plan for Chaos

John Wyndham: Trouble with Lichen

John Wyndham: Web

Richard Yates: A Special Providence

*Richard Yates: Cold Spring Harbor

Richard Yates: Collected Stories

Richard Yates: The Easter Parade

Richard Yates: Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Richard Yates: Revolutionary Road

*Carlos Ruis Zafon: The Angel's Game

Yevgeny Zamyatin: We

*Roger Zelazny: The Lord of Light

Emile Zola: Nana

Markus Zusak: Fighting Ruben Wolfe

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Non-Fiction

 

Books marked with an # indicate priority reading. I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading. Books acquired during 2011 are marked with an *.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 80

TBR as at 29 September 2011: 165 (9 read, 94 acquired)

 

*Harold Acton: Nancy Mitford: A Biography

*Saint Augustine: Confessions

Marcus Aurelius: Meditations

*JG Ballard: Miracles of Life

*Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary

Kerry Biram, Diane Brown and Jenny Craig: Editors in Conversation

Geoffrey Blainey: A Short History of the 20th Century

Geoffrey Blainey: A Short History of the World

Graeme Blundell: King: The Life and Comedy of Graham Kennedy

*Jorge Luis Borges: The Total Library: Non-Fiction 1922-1986

*Melvyn Bragg: The Adventure of English

*Bill Bryson: At Home

Bill Bryson: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

Bill Bryson: Made in America

Bill Bryson: Mother Tongue

Bill Bryson: Notes from a Big Country

Bill Bryson: Shakespeare

Vincent Bugliosi: Helter Skelter

Anthony Burgess: Language Made Plain

*Julian Burnside: Wordwatching

Alexander Buzo: Tautology Too

Simon Callow: The Road to Xanadu (Orson Welles biography, Vol 1)

Simon Callow: Hello Americans (Orson Welles biography, Vol 2)

*Michael Chabon: Maps & Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

Ann Charters: The Portable Sixties Reader

*Roy Peter Clark: The Glamour of Grammar

Graham Coleman and Thupten Jinpa (eds): The Tibetan Book of the Dead

*Des Crowley and Clare Williamson: The World of the Book

*David Crystal: The Fight for English

*David Crystal: How Language Works

*David Crystal: Words Words Words

Paul Davies: The Mind of God

*Gary Dexter: Poisoned Pens: Literary Invective from Amis to Zola

*Gary Dexter: Why Not Catch-21?

Jared Diamond: Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail of Succeed

Jared Diamond: Guns, Germs and Steel

Jared Diamond: The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee

*Joan Didion: The Year of Magical Thinking

Frances Donaldson: PG Wodehouse

Ursula Doyle: Love Letters of Great Men and Women

Susan Drake and Monica Davidson: Freelancing for Australians for Dummies

Mark Dunn: Zounds!

*George Eliot: Silly Novels by Lady Novelists

*Richard J Evans: The Coming of the Third Reich

*Richard J Evans: The Third Reich at War

*Richard J Evans: The Third Reich in Power

HV Evatt: Rum Rebellion

*Anne Fadiman: Ex Libris

*Anne Fadiman: Rereadings

Susan Faludi: Backlash

Niall Ferguson: Empire

Elizabeth Flann and Beryl Hill: The Australian Editing Handbook

Tim Flannery: Here on Earth

Tim Flannery: The Weather Makers

*Michael J Fox: Lucky Man

*James Frey: A Million Little Pieces

Stephen Fry: The Fry Chronicles

*Stephen Fry: Moab is My Washpot

*Stephen Fry: The Ode Less Travelled

Elizabeth Gilbert: Eat Pray Love

*Allen Ginsberg: The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems: 1937-1952

John Howard Griffin: Black Like Me

Germaine Greer: The Female Eunuch

*John Gross: The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes

*Che Guevera: The Motorcycle Diaries

*Che Guevara: Guerrilla Warfare

*Oliver Harris: The Letters of William S Burroughs 1945-59

*Ronald Hayman: The Death & Life of Sylvia Plath

*Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast

Michael Heyward: The Ern Malley Affair

*David Hill: Gold!

Susan Hill: Howards End is on the Landing

*Virginia Holman: Rescuing Patty Hearst

*Martin Hopkinson: Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates

Robert Hughes: The Fatal Shore

Ted Hughes: Letters of Ted Hughes

*Jan Lars Jensen: Nervous System

*Dr Spencer Johnson: Who Moved My Cheese?

*Franz Kafka: The Diaries of Franz Kafka

Bruce Kaplan: Editing Made Easy

Melissa Katsoulis: Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes

*Susanna Kaysen: Girl, Interrupted

*Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

Stephen King: On Writing

*Yehuda Koren & Eilat Negev: A Lover of Unreason

Richard Lederer: Anguished English

Tommy Lee et al: The Dirt

Donovan Leitch: The Hurdy Gurdy Man

*Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Freakonomics

*Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Superfreakonomics

John Lloyd and John Mitchinson: The QI Book of Animals

*Mary S Lovell: The Mitford Girls

Charles Mackay: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Aubrey Malone: Literary Trivia

John Man: The Gutenberg Revolution

*Alberto Manguel: A History of Reading

*Alberto Manguel: Homer's The Iliad & The Odyssey

*Alberto Manguel: Into the Looking-Glass Wood

Alberto Manguel: The Library at Night

*Hilary Mantel: Giving Up the Ghost

*Alexander Masters: Stuart: A Life Backwards

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

Joyce Maynard: At Home in the World

Robert McCrum: Globish

*Robert McCrum: My Year Off

*William McKeen: Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S Thompson

*HL Mencken: A Mencken Chrestomathy

*HL Mencken: My Life as Author and Editor

*Jeremy Mercer: Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs

*David Michaelis: Schulz and Peanuts

*Spike Milligan: Depression and How to Survive It

*Christopher Milne: The Enchanted Places

*Charlotte Mosley: The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh

*Charlotte Mosley: The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters

*Vicki Myron: Dewey

*Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

*Sandra Newman: Read This Next

PJ O'Rourke: Driving Like Crazy

PJ O'Rourke: Holidays in Hell

*George Orwell: Books v. Cigarettes

*George Orwell: Diaries

*George Orwell: Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

A Parody: Eats, Shites & Leaves

Eric Partridge: Usage and Abusage

*Simon Pegg: Nerd Do Well

*Robert M Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Joshua Piven et al: The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History

Sylvia Plath: Letters Home

*Marco Polo: Travels in the Land of Kubilai Khan

*Marcel Proust: Days of Reading

Michael Quinion: Port Out, Starboard Home and Other Language Myths

David Rakoff: Don't Get Too Comfortable

*Ayn Rand: Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

*Ransom Riggs: The Sherlock Holmes Handbook

*Mary Roach: Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Mary Roach: Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

*Jon Ronson: The Men Who Stare at Goats

*Julie Rugg & Lynda Murphy: A Book Addict's Treasury

Julie Rugg: Buried in Books

Ann Rule: The Stranger Beside Me

*Arthur Schopenhauer: The Horrors and Absurdities of Religion

Flora Rheta Schreiber: Sybil

*Ammon Shea: Reading the OED

John Silvester and Andrew Rule: Leadbelly

Nigel Smith: I Think There's Something Wrong With Me

Dava Sobel: Longitude

*Andrew Solomon: The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression

*Hilary Spurling: The Girl from the Fiction Department

*Ralph Steadman: The Joke's Over: Memories of Hunter S Thompson

*Ian Stewart: Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

Irving Stone: Lust for Life

*Jan Stradling: Bad Girls & Wicked Women

*Strunk and White: The Elements of Style

Michael Swift: Mapping the World

*Rabindranath Tagore: Nationalism

Daniel Tammet: Born on a Blue Day

Katherine Tarbox: Katie.com

*Anita Thompson (ed): Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S Thompson

Hunter S Thompson: Generation of Swine: Gonzo Papers Vol 2

Joe Thornton and Peter G Hannan: Spelling Wen Yoo don't No How

*Lynne Truss: Get Her off the Pitch!

*Lynne Truss: Making the Cat Laugh

Lynne Truss: Talk to the Hand

*Mark Twain: Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

Don Watson: Death Sentence

*Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms

Alan Weisman: The World Without Us

*Simon Winchester: Atlantic

*Simon Winchester: A Crack in the Edge of the World

Simon Winchester: Bomb, Book & Compass

*Simon Winchester: Krakatoa

Simon Winchester: The Meaning of Everything

*Maryanne Wolf: Proust and the Squid

Malcolm X: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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Priority Reading

 

This is a list of the books I'd like to read most this year. I've tried to limit it to 100 fiction and 20 non-fiction but it's subject to change throughout the year.

 

I've marked books that have been read and books that I'm currently reading.

 

Priority Fiction Reading: 100 (12 read)

 

Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace

JG Ballard: Crash

JG Ballard: Empire of the Sun

John Banville: Ghosts

Alfred Bester: The Stars My Destination

Ray Bradbury: The Illustrated Man

John Brunner: The Sheep Look Up

Augusten Burroughs: Running with Scissors

Karel Capek: War with the Newts

Peter Carey: True History of the Kelly Gang

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

John Christopher: The Death of Grass

Arthur C Clarke & Stephen Baxter: Firstborn

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl #1

Justin Cronin: The Passage

Philip K Dick: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca

Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals

Ben Elton: Blind Faith

Michael Ende: The Neverending Story

Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides

Janet Evanovich: To the Nines

Janet Evanovich: Ten Big Ones

Jasper Fforde: The Fourth Bear

Jasper Fforde: Shades of Grey

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated

John Fowles: The Collector

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book

Charlaine Harris: From Dead to Worse

Charlaine Harris: Dead and Gone

Harry Harrison: Make Room! Make Room!

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms

Russell Hoban: Riddley Walker

Aldous Huxley: Island

Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

Shirley Jackson: The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson: The Lottery and Other Stories

Tove Jansson: Comet in Moominland

Jerome K Jerome: Three Men on a Bummel

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden (x3) (read 1)

Jack Kerouac: The Dharma Bums

Stephen King: IT

Stephen King: The Stand

Stieg Larsson: The Girl Who Played with Fire

Stieg Larsson: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Astrid Lindgren: The Brothers Lionheart

John Ajvide Lindqvist: Let the Right One In

Jeff Lindsay: Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

John Marsden: The Great Gatenby

China Mieville: The City & the City

Walter Moers: The City of Dreaming Books

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #5: Anne's House of Dreams

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #6: Anne of Ingleside

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #7: Rainbow Valley

LM Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables #8: Rilla of Ingleside

Haruki Murakami: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Iris Murdoch: The Sea, the Sea

Vladimir Nabokov: Pale Fire

Joanne Owens: Puppet Master

Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia

Sylvia Plath: Ariel

Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #5 - Sourcery

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #6 - Wyrd Sisters

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #7 - Pyramids

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #8 - Guards! Guards!

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman: Good Omens

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Black Ship

Chris Priestley: Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #1: Northern Lights

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #2: The Subtle Knife

Philip Pullman: His Dark Materials #3: The Amber Spyglass

Alexander McCall Smith: The No 1 Ladies #3: Morality for Beautiful Girls

Alexander McCall Smith: The No 1 Ladies #4: The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Alexander McCall Smith: The No 1 Ladies #5: The Full Cupboard of Life

John Steinbeck: The Long Valley

Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels

Hunter S Thompson: Hell's Angels

Sue Townsend: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

Kurt Vonnegut: Cat's Cradle

Sarah Waters: Fingersmith

HG Wells: The Island of Dr Moreau

Jacqueline Wilson: The Story of Tracy Beaker

PG Wodehouse: x6

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Jack Womack: Random Acts of Senseless Violence

John Wyndham: Chocky

Richard Yates: Revolutionary Road

Yevgeny Zamyatin: We

 

Priority Non-Fiction Reading: 20 (3 read)

 

Kerry Biram, Diane Brown & Jenny Craig: Editors in Conversation

Geoffrey Blainey: A Short History of the 20th Century

Graeme Blundell: King: The Life and Comedy of Graham Kennedy

Bill Bryson: Shakespeare

Vincent Bugliosi: Helter Skelter

Jared Diamond: Guns, Germs and Steel

Stephen Fry: The Fry Chronicles

Germaine Greer: The Female Eunuch

Susan Hill: Howards End is on the Landing

Ted Hughes: Letters of Ted Hughes

Tommy Lee et al: The Dirt

John Man: The Gutenberg Revolution

Joyce Maynard: At Home in the World

A Parody: Eats, Shites & Leaves

Sylvia Plath: Letters Home

Mary Roach: Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Ann Rule: The Stranger Beside Me

Irving Stone: Lust for Life

Alan Weisman: The World Without Us

Malcolm X: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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Wish List

 

Here is a small selection of the books on my wish list (excluding classics, of which there are too many to list). I'll no doubt be adding more as the year goes on. Books that have been struck out have been bought.

 

John Joseph Adams: Brave New Worlds

Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood

Pat Barker: Regeneration

Pat Barker: The Eye in the Door

Pat Barker: The Ghost Road

Sylvia Beach: The Letters of Sylvia Beach

Sylvia Beach: Shakespeare and Company

Jorge Luis Borges: Fictions

Jorge Luis Borges: The Total Library: Non Fiction, 1922-1986

Karin Boye: Kallocain

Richard Brautigan: Trout Fishing in America

Brom: The Devil's Rose

Brom: The Child Thief

Bill Bryson: At Home

Charles Bukowski: Ham on Rye

Anthony Burgess: The Complete Enderby

William S Burroughs: And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

Patrick Califia: Doc and Fluff

Carolyn Cassady: Off the Road

Neal Cassady: Collected Letters, 1944-1967

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

Peter Carey: Bliss

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Gregory Claeys: The Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature

Gregory Claeys: Utopia Reader

Cassandra Clare: Mortal Instruments #2

Cassandra Clare: Mortal Instruments #3: City of Glass

Roy Peter Clark: The Glamour of Grammar

John Crowley: Little, Big

James Dashner: The Scorch Trials

Geoff Deck: The Great Typo Hunt

Glukhovsky Dmitry: Metro 2033

Emma Donoghue: Room

Mark Dunn: Feral Park

Mark Dunn: Ibid

Mark Dunn: Under the Harrow

Mark Dunn: Welcome to Higby

Umberto Eco: This is Not the End of the Book

David Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

M Barnard Eldershaw: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Richard J Evans: The Coming of the Third Reich

Richard J Evans: The Third Reich in Power

Richard J Evans: The Third Reich at War

Anne Fadiman: Ex Libris

Michel Faber: The Apple

Michel Faber: Under the Skin

Rachel Ferguson: The Brontes Went to Woolworths

Jasper Fforde: The Last Dragonslayer

Jasper Fforde: One of Our Thursdays is Missing

Noel Riley Fitch: Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation

Stephen Fry: Moab is My Washpot

Stephen Fry: The Ode Less Travelled

Paul Gallico: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

Deborah Harkness: A Discovery of Witches

Charlaine Harris: Dead in the Family

Charlaine Harris: Grave Surprise

Charlaine Harris: Grave Secret

Charlaine Harris: A Touch of Dead (collection of short stories)

Raven Hart: Vampire's Betrayal

Raven Hart: Vampire's Revenge

Ronald Hayman: The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath

Susan Hill: The Man in the Picture

Susan Hill: The Mist in the Mirror

Susan Hill: The Small Hand

Adolf Hitler: Mein Kampf

Albert Hofmann: LSD: My Problem Child

Ted Hughes: The Iron Man

Ted Hughes: The Iron Woman

Rebecca Hunt: Mr Chartwell

Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

Franz Kafka: The Diaries of Franz Kafka

Grace Karskens: The Colony: A History of Early Sydney

Thomas Keneally: Australians: Volume 1

Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #38, #39

Jack Kerouac: Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg

Ken Kesey: Sometimes a Great Notion

Yehuda Koren & Eilat Negev: A Lover of Unreason

Lisa Lang: Utopian Man

Erik Larson: In the Garden of Beasts

Ursula Le Guin: The Lathe of Heaven

Maurice Leblanc: Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

Primo Levi: If Not Now, When?

Primo Levi: If This is a Man

Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Freakonomics

CS Lewis: The Screwtape Letters

HP Lovecraft: The Call of Cthulhu and Other Stories

Norman Mailer: The Naked and the Dead

Alberto Manguel: A Reading Diary

Alberto Manguel: The Dictionary of Imaginary Places

Alberto Manguel: A History of Reading

Hilary Mantel: Giving Up the Ghost

George RR Martin: A Game of Thrones

Shaun Micallef: Preincarnate

China Mieville: Embassytown

China Mieville: King Rat

AA Milne: When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six

Walter Moers: A Wild Ride through the Night

LM Montgomery: The Blythes are Quoted

Graham Moore: The Sherlockian

William Morris: News from Nowhere and Other Writings

Charlotte Mosley: The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters

Haruki Murakami: IQ84

Lynda Murphy: A Book Addict's Treasury

Vladimir Nabokov: Invitation to a Beheading

Vladimir Nabokov: The Original of Laura

Vladimir Nabokov: The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov

Patrick Ness: The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness: The Ask and the Answer

Patrick Ness: Monsters of Men

Rohan O'Grady: Let's Kill Uncle

Robert Owen: A New View of Society and Other Writings

Alice Ozma: The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared

Simon Pegg: Nerd Do Well

Penguin: 100 Ladybird Postcards

Penguin: 100 Postcards

Penguin: Modern Classics Postcards

Sylvia Plath: Collected Children's Stories

Sylvia Plath: Collected Poems

Francois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Ayn Rand: The Letters of Ayn Rand

Dan Rhodes: Gold

Dan Rhodes: Little Hands Clapping

Mary Roach: Bonk

Mary Roach: Spook

Veronica Roth: Divergent

William Shakespeare: Hamlet

William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

William L Shirer: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Andrew Solomon: The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

Art Spiegelman: The Complete Maus

Hilary Spurling: The Girl from the Fiction Department

Rabindranath Tagore: Selected Poems

Rabindranath Tagore: Selected Short Stories

Walter S Tevis: Mockingbird

Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Mark Twain: Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

Carl-Johan Vallgren: The Horrific Sufferings of Hercules Barefoot

Vanessa Veselka: Zazen

Andy Warhol: Andy Warhol Diaries

Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms

HG Wells: A Modern Utopia

Jann Wenner: Gonzo

Elie Wiesel: The Night Trilogy

Simon Winchester: A Crack in the Edge of the World

Simon Winchester: Krakatoa

Simon Winchester: Atlantic

Bernard Wolfe: Limbo

Tom Wolfe: The New Journalism

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Books Acquired January to June 2011

Books acquired in:

2011: 323*

2010: 400

2009: 290

2008: 199

 

Acquired January to June: 271

Added to TBR as at 30 June 2011: 271 (less 6 selected non-fiction and 18 new editions)

 

New editions acquired: 18 (including 1 previously read as an ebook)

 

I've marked books that I've read and books that I'm currently reading. The numbers after the dates do not include any books marked as (na).

 

January (1)

Yehuda Koren & Eilat Negev: A Lover of Unreason

 

February (19)

Elie Wiesel: Night

Elie Wiesel: Dawn

Elie Wiesel: Day

Che Guevera: The Motorcycle Diaries

Susan Hill: The Bird of Night

Susan Hill: I'm the King of the Castle

Jorge Luis Borges: Fictions

Stephen Fry: Moab is My Washpot

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

Christopher Koch: The Year of Living Dangerously

Leo Tolstor: Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Jorge Luis Borges: The Total Library: Non-Fiction 1922-1986

Italo Calvino: The Castle of Crossed Destinies

Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa: The Leopard

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

Gunter Grass: The Tin Drum

Franz Kafka: The Complete Short Stories

 

March (131)

Regular (8)

John Crowley: Little, Big

Charlaine Harris: Dead in the Family

Rohan O'Grady: Let's Kill Uncle

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #2: Flying Too High

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #18: Dead Man's Chest

Nancy Mitford: Love in a Cold Climate

Evelyn Waugh: A Little Order

Evelyn Waugh: Waugh in Abyssinia

Booktopia Sale (15)

Harold Acton: Nancy Mitford: The Biography

Michael Bright: 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die (na)

Isobelle Carmody: The Keeping Place

David Crystal: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (na)

Gary Dexter: Why Not Catch-21?

Frederick Forsyth: The Odessa File

Che Guevara: Guerrilla Warfare

Xiaolu Guo: A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

David Hill: Gold!

Homer: The Odyssey

Aldous Huxley: Brave New World (na)

Lloyd Jones: Mister Pip (na)

Nicholas Jose (ed): Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature

Stephen King: Under the Dome

William McKeen: Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S Thompson

David Michaelis: Schulz and Peanuts

Alan Moore: Watchmen (na)

Terry Pratchett: Nanny Ogg's Cookbook

Alexander McCall Smith: The Miracle at Speedy Motors

Mark Twain: Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

Canberra Lifeline Book Fair (108)

Fiction (99)

Kelley Armstrong: No Humans Involved

Isaac Asimov (ed): The Hugo Winners

Duncan Ball: Selby Speaks

Muriel Barbery: The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Pat Barker: Regeneration

Pat Barker: The Eye in the Door

John Berendt: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Alan Bradley: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Richard Brautigan: Sombrero Fallout

Anthony Burgess: The Complete Enderby

Italo Calvino: Adam, One Afternoon

Italo Calvino: Marcovaldo

Italo Calvino: Our Ancestors

Peter Carey: Bliss

Peter Carey: Illywhacker

Angela Carter: Black Venus

Angela Carter: The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Angela Carter: Wise Children

Pearl Cleage: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox

Michael Cunningham: The Hours

Roald Dahl: Completely Unexpected Tales

Kiran Desai: The Inheritance of Loss

Philip K Dick: Confessions of a Crap Artist

Philip K Dick: Dr Bloodmoney

Philip K Dick: Solar Lottery

Ben Elton: Blast from the Past

Michel Faber: The Fire Gospel

Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Fannie Flagg: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!

Richard Flanagan: Gould's Book of Fish

Gustave Flaubert: Sentimental Education

Esther Freud: Hideous Kinky

Stephen Fry: Paperweight

Neil Gaiman: Fragile Things

Neil Gaiman: Odd and the Frost Giants

William Gibson: Burning Chrome

Morris Gleitzman: Once

Morris Gleitzman: Then

Seth Grahame-Smith: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Graham Greene: The Quiet American

H Rider Haggard: She

Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Harry Harrison: A Stainless Steel Rat is Born

Susan Hill: A Bit of Singing and Dancing and Other Stories

Susan Hill: In the Springtime of the Year

Susan Hill: Lanterns Across the Snow

SE Hinton: Hawkes Harbor

SE Hinton: Tex

SE Hinton: That Was Then, This Is Now

Michel Houellebecq: The Possibility of an Island

Tove Jansson: Finn Family Moomintroll

Madeleine L'Engle: Many Waters

Marina Lewycka: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

Astrid Lindgren: Pippi in the South Seas

Lois Lowry: Anastasia Krupnik

Lois Lowry: Anastasia Again!

Lois Lowry: Anastasia at Your Service

Norman Mailer: The Naked and the Dead

Melina Marchetta: The Piper's Son

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

Cormac McCarthy: The Crossing

Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses

Mary McCarthy: The Group

Ian McEwan: Black Dogs

Walter Moers: A Wild Ride through the Night

Michael Moorcock: The Dancers at the End of Time

Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Alice Munro: The View from Castle Rock

Irene Nemirovsky: Le Bal

David Nicholls: One Day

Flann O'Brien: The Third Policeman

Joyce Carol Oates: We Were the Mulvaneys

Chuck Palahniuk: Survivor

DBC Pierre: Vernon God Little

Terry Pratchett: A Hat Full of Sky

Francois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Salman Rushdie: Fury

WG Sebald: Austerlitz

Alexander McCall Smith: Blue Shoes and Happiness

Alexander McCall Smith: In the Company of Cheerful Laides

Lemony Snicket: #1 - The Bad Beginning

Lemony Snicket: #2 - The Reptile Room

Lemony Snicket: #3 - The Wide Window

Lemony Snicket: #4 - The Miserable Mill

Lemony Snicket: #5 - The Austere Academy

Lemony Snicket: #6 - The Ersatz Elevator

Lemony Snicket: #8 - The Hostile Hospital

Lemony Snicket: #9 - The Carnivorous Carnival

Jonathan Swift: A Tale of a Tub

Steve Toltz: A Fraction of the Whole

Sarah Waters: The Little Stranger

Evelyn Waugh: Officers and Gentlemen

Irvine Welsh: Porno

Scott Westerfeld: Peeps

Bernard Wolfe: Limbo '90

David Wroblewski: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Richard Yates: Cold Spring Harbor

Non-Fiction (9)

Ambrose Bierce: Devil's Dictionary

Melvyn Bragg: The Adventure of English

Julian Burnside: Wordwatching

David Crystal: How Language Works

Joan Didion: The Year of Magical Thinking

James Frey: A Million Little Pieces

Barrie Hughes (ed): The Penguin Working Words (na)

Dr Spencer Johnson: Who Moved My Cheese?

Robert M Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Mary Roach: Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

New Editions (11) (na)

Bill Bryson: Made in America

Bill Bryson: Notes from a Big Country

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Arthur C Clarke: 3001: The Final Odyssey

Arthur C Clarke: Sunstorm

Daphne du Maurier: Jamaica Inn

Jeff Lindsay: Dearly Devoted Dexter

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman: Good Omens

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #7 - Pyramids

Vassilis Vassilikos: V

John Wyndham: The Kraken Wakes

 

April (47)

Fiction (33)

Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood

Benjamin Black: Christine Falls

Benjamin Black: The Lemur

John Boyne: Noah Barley Water Runs Away

Eoin Colfer: And Another Thing

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex

Ben Elton: Meltdown

Rebecca Hunt: Mr Chartwell

Nancy Mitford: The Blessing

Nancy Mitford: The Pursuit of Love

Paul Murray: Skippy Dies

Kathryn Stockett: The Help

John Wyndham: Plan for Chaos

Dave Eggers: The Wild Things

Clare Allan: Poppy Shakespeare

Frank Baker: Miss Hargreaves

Jorge Luis Borges: A Universal History of Infamy

Cassandra Clare: Mortal Instruments #2: City of Ashes

John Connolly: The Gates

Philip Jose Farmer: Dayworld Breakup

Neil Gaiman: M is for Magic

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #3: Murder on the Ballarat Train

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #13: The Castlemaine Murders

Susan Hill: The Risk of Darkness

Susan Hill: The Small Hand

AA Milne: Now We Are Six

Ayn Rand: Night of January 16th

Salman Rushdie: The Moor's Last Sigh

Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows: The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society

Gary Shteyngart: Super Sad True Love Story

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Winter Knights (Book 2, Quint Saga)

William Styron: Sophie's Choice

Jacqueline Wilson: Best Friends

Non-Fiction (14)

Gary Dexter: Poisoned Pens: Literary Invective from Amis to Zola

George Eliot: Silly Novels by Lady Novelists

Daniel Hahn et al: The Ultimate Teen Book Guide (na)

Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner: Freakonomics

Charlotte Mosley: The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh

George Orwell: Diaries

Ammon Shea: Reading the OED

Simon Winchester: Atlantic

Saint Augustine: Confessions

David Crystal: The Fight for English

David Crystal: Words Words Words

JA Cuddon (ed): Dictionary of Literary Terms & Literary Theory (na)

Alberto Manguel: A History of Reading

Hilary Mantel: Giving Up the Ghost

Vicki Myron: Dewey

Marcel Proust: Days of Reading

 

May (38)

Fiction (25)

Paul Auster: The Brooklyn Follies

Pat Barker: The Ghost Road

Italo Calvino: The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: Wind, Sand and Stars

Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

Lisa Lang: Utopian Man

Vladimir Nabokov: Despair

Vladimir Nabokov: Mary

Alan Paton: Cry, the Beloved Country

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Last of the Sky Pirates (Book 1, Rook Saga)

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: Freeglader (Book 3, Rook Saga)

Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #2: The Golem's Eye

Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #3: Ptolemy's Gate

Scott Westerfeld: Leviathan

Carlos Ruiz Zafon: The Angel's Game

Susan Hill: I'm the King of the Castle (na)

Nancy Mitford: Love in a Cold Climate (na)

Mitch Albom: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Winston Groom: Forrest Gump

Erich Segal: Oliver's Story

Hans Christian Andersen: Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

Walter Benjamin: One-Way Street and Other Writings

Nick Hornby: Fever Pitch

Howard Jacobson: The Finkler Question

E Nesbit: The Railway Children

Ali Smith: The First Person and Other Stories

Sue Townsend: Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years

Non-Fiction (13)

Richard J Evans: The Third Reich at War

Anne Fadiman: Ex Libris

John Gross: The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes

Jeremy Mercer: Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs

Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner: Superfreakonomics (x2, 2nd na)

Marco Polo: Travels in the Land of Kubilai Khan

Rabindranath Tagore: Nationalism

Ronald Hayman: The Death & Life of Sylvia Plath

Oliver Harris: The Letters of William S Burroughs 1945-59

Robert McCrum: My Year Off

Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Jan Stradling: Bad Girls & Wicked Women

Bill Bryson: At Home

 

June (35)

Fiction (24)

Robert Dunn: Look at Flower (ebook)

Terry Pratchett: Discworld #38 - I Shall Wear Midnight

Brom: The Child Thief

Patrick Dennis: Auntie Mame

Barry Hines: A Kestral for a Knave (na)

Gene Wilder: What Is This Thing Called Love?

Isabel Allende: Eva Luna

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #7: The Vile Village

Clare Allen: Poppy Shakespeare (na)

John Banville: The Infinities

Vladimir Nabokov: Invitation to a Beheading

Dan Rhodes: Gold

Miriam Toews: The Flying Troutmans

Susan Hill: The Mist in the Mirror

Dmitry Glukhovsky: Metro 2033

Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Winifred Watson: Mrs Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Mark Dunn: Welcome to Higby

HP Lovecraft: The Best of HP Lovecraft

EF Benson: Mrs Ames

Joyce Dennys: Henrietta Sees it Through

Paul Gallico: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

China Mieville: Looking for Jake and Other Stories

Jonathan Stroud: Bartimaeus #4: The Ring of Solomon

Daniel Waters: Passing Strange

Non-Fiction (11)

Martin Hopkinson: Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates

Michael Chabon: Maps & Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

Des Crowley and Clare Williamson: The World of the Book

Alberto Manguel: Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey

Ralph Steadman: The Joke's Over: Memories of Hunter S Thompson

Anita Thompson (ed): Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S Thompson

Simon Winchester: A Crack in the Edge of the World

Alexander Masters: Stuart: A Life Backwards

Allen Ginsberg: The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems: 1937-1952

Ian Stewart: Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities (na)

Lynne Truss: Making the Cat Laugh

Lynne Truss: Tennyson's Gift

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Books Acquired July to December 2011

 

Books acquired in:

2011: 551*

2010: 400

2009: 290

2008: 199

 

Acquired January to June: 271

Acquired July to December: 280

Added to TBR as at 27 December 2011: 551

 

New editions acquired: 37

 

I've marked books that I've read and books that I'm currently reading.

 

July (44)

Fiction (21)

AA Milne: When We Were Very Young

JG Ballard: The Crystal World

Italo Calvino: The Baron in the Trees

Italo Calvino: The Road to San Giovanni

Ursula Le Guin: The Lathe of Heaven

Doris Lessing: Briefing for a Descent into Hell

Ada Leverson: Love's Shadow

Primo Levi: If Not Now, When?

Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell: The Curse of the Gloamglozer

PG Wodehouse: Summer Moonshine

Virginia Woolf: Orlando

Roger Zelazny: Lord of Light

HG Wells: The History of Mr Polly

Pat Califia: Doc and Fluff

Dave Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Jack London: The Iron Heel

Katherine Mansfield: The Collected Stories

William Morris: News from Nowhere and Other Writings

Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin

Rabindranath Tagore: Selected Poems

Non-Fiction (23)

Andrew Solomon: The Noonday Demon

Jan Lars Jensen: Nervous System

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

Lynne Truss: Get Her Off the Pitch!

Lynne Truss: Going Loco

Maryanne Wolf: Proust and the Squid

Hilary Spurling: The Girl from the Fiction Department

Jacob Weisman: George W Bushisms

Michael J Fox: Lucky Man

Christopher Milne: The Enchanted Places

Mary S Lovell: The Mitford Girls

Spike Milligan: Depression and How to Survive It

George Orwell: Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

Ayn Rand: Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

Jon Ronson: The Men Who Stare at Goats

JG Ballard: Miracles of Life

Strunk & White: The Elements of Style

Anne Fadiman: Rereadings

Virginia Holman: Rescuing Patty Hearst

Susanna Kaysen: Girl, Interrupted

Alberto Manguel: Into the Looking-Glass Wood

HL Mencken: My Life as Author and Editor

Simon Winchester: Krakatoa

New Editions (2) (na)

Jasper Fforde: The Fourth Bear

PG Wodehouse: A Damsel in Distress

 

August (34)

Fiction (22)

Walter Tevis: Mockingbird

Carl-Johan Vallgren: The Horrific Sufferings of Hercules Barefoot

George RR Martin: A Game of Thrones

Italo Calvino: The Complete Cosmicomics

Michel Faber: The Apple

Ted Hughes: The Iron Man

Ted Hughes: The Iron Woman

Maurice Leblanc: Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

Sylvia Plath: Collected Children's Stories

Ransom Riggs: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Emma Donoghue: Room

Rachel Ferguson: The Brontes Went to Woolworths

Ian McEwan: Solar

Herman Melville: Moby Dick

M Barnard Eldershaw: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Frank Muir: The Oxford Book of Humorous Prose

Beth Revis: Across the Universe

Salman Rushdie: Midnight's Children

Jorge Luis Borges: Labyrinths

EL Doctorow: Ragtime

Evelyn Waugh: Vile Bodies

Non-Fiction (12)

Stephen Fry: The Ode Less Travelled

Simon Pegg: Nerd Do Well

Charlotte Mosley: The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters

Richard J Evans: The Third Reich in Power

HL Mencken: A Mencken Chrestomathy

Julie Rugg & Lynda Murphy: A Book Addict's Treasury

Franz Kafka: The Diaries of Franz Kafka

Sandra Newman: Read This Next

Ransom Riggs: The Sherlock Holmes Handbook

Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast

George Orwell: Books v. Cigarettes

Arthur Schopenhauer: The Horrors and Absurdities of Religion

 

September (88)

Fiction (14)

James Dashner: The Scorch Trials

Jasper Fforde: The Last Dragonslayer

GK Chesterton: The Strange Crime of John Boulnois*

Louis de Bernieres: Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Margaret Drabble: The Gifts of War*

Gregory Maguire: Matchless

Frank O'Connor: The Cornet-Player Who Betrayed Ireland*

Eudora Welty: Moon Lake*

Italo Calvino: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories

Italo Calvino: T Zero

Georges Perec: A Void

Natasha Solomons: A Novel in the Viola

Edward Albee: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady

Non-Fiction (13)

Roy Peter Clark: The Glamour of Grammar

Dave Eggers: Zeitoun

Ayn Rand: The Early Ayn Rand

Nicholas A Basbanes: Every Book Its Reader

Gerald Clarke (ed): Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote

Robert McCrum: Wodehouse

Hunter S Thompson: Better than Sex

HE Bates: Country Life

Henry James: Selected Literary Criticism

Charles Rembar: The End of Obscenity

CH Rolph (ed): The Trial of Lady Chatterley

Bernard Shaw: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism & Facism

John Whittow: The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography (na)

Philip Gooden: The Story of English

New Editions (1) (na)

Frances Hodgson Burnett: Little Lord Fauntleroy

Canberra Lifeline Book Fair (61)

Fiction (25)

Brian Aldiss: Non-Stop

Anonymous: Go Ask Alice

John Banville: The Newton Letter

Alan Bennett: The Uncommon Reader

Jorge Luis Borges: The Aleph and Other Stories 1933-1969

Italo Calvino: Under the Jaguar Sun

Stephen Fry: The Hippopotamus

Amitav Ghosh: The Glass Palace

Christopher Isherwood: Goodbye to Berlin

Henry James: The Ambassadors

Henry James: Daisy Miller and Other Stories

Henry James: The Europeans

Henry James: Washington Square

Jack London: The Call of the Wild and Other Stories

Richard Matheson: The Shrinking Man

Anthony Powell: Books Do Furnish a Room

Dan Rhodes: Don't Tell Me the Truth About Love

Rafael Sabatini: Captain Blood

JD Salinger: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour: An Introduction

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #10: The Slippery Slope

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #11: The Grim Grotto

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End

Christina Stead: The Man Who Loved Children

Evelyn Waugh: The Loved One

Non-Fiction (36)

Quentin Bell: Bloomsbury

Quentin Bell: Virginia Woolf 1912-1941

Jackson Bryer & Cathy Barks: Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Alastair Cooke: The Vintage Mencken

David Crystal: By Hook or By Crook

David Crystal: The Stories of English

Simone de Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

Thomas de Quincey: Confessions of an English Opium Eater

Gerald Durrell: The Overloaded Ark

Umberto Eco: Serendipities

Rachel Fergusson (ed): Dictionary of Proverbs (na)

Germaine Greer: Daddy, We Hardly Knew You

Pierre Grimal (ed): Dictionary of Classical Mythology (na)

Jonathan Guinness: The House of Mitford

JB Heaton: Prepositions and Adverbial Particles (na)

Ernest Hemingway: Green Hills of Africa

Ted Hughes: Selected Poems

Anita Kermode (ed): The Oxford Books of Letters

Primo Levi: If This is a Man & The Truce

Katherine Mansfield: Letters and Journals

Robert McCrum et al: The Story of English

Marion Meade: Dorothy Parker

HL Mencken: In Defence of Women

Nancy Mitford (ed): Noblesse Oblige

Jessica Mitford: A Fine Old Conflict

Charlotte Mosley (ed): The Letters of Nancy Mitford

Anais Nin: The Journals of Anais Nin, Volume 3

George Orwell: Collected Essays, Journals and Letters 1

George Orwell: Collected Essays, Journals and Letters 2

George Orwell: Collected Essays, Journals and Letters 3

George Orwell: Collected Essays, Journals and Letters 4

Nancy Pearl: More Book Lust

Shirley Purchase (ed): The Australian Writers' and Editors' Guide

John Saumarez Smith (ed): The Bookshop at 10 Curzon Street: Letters between Nancy Mitford and Heywood Hill 1952-73

Mark Twain: A Tramp Abroad

Jeannette Walls: The Glass Castle

Rebecca West: The Essential Rebecca West

Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Diary

Virginia Woolf: Moments of Being

New Editions (12?) (na)

Michael J Fox: Lucky Man

 

October (30)

Fiction (17)

Deborah Harkness: A Discovery of Witches

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass

HG Wells: Ann Veronica

HG Wells: A Modern Utopia

Christopher Isherwood: Mr Norris Changes Trains

Nancy Mitford: Pudding & Pie

PG Wodehouse: Laughing Gas

Anthony Burgess: A Dead Man in Deptford

Anthony Burgess: Earthly Powers

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wall-Paper and Other Stories

W Somerset Maugham: Of Human Bondage

Jacqueline Wilson: The Illustrated Mum

Emma Henderson: Grace Williams Says It Loud

Stella Gibbons: Conference at Cold Comfort Farm

Stella Gibbons: Westwood

Virginia Woolf: The Years

Haruki Murakami: 1Q84

Non-Fiction (13)

Leon Edel: Bloomsbury: A House of Lions

John Lellenberg et al: Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters

Edward Gibbon: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (abridged)

Gertrude Stein: The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas

Jeff Deck and Benjamin D Herson: The Great Typo Hunt

Erica Heller: Yossarian Slept Here: When Joseph Heller was Dad and Life was a Catch-22

Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen: The Elements of F***ing Style: A Helpful Parody

Thomas Keneally: Australians: Origins to Eureka

Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Mary S Lovell: The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family

Mark Garvey: Stylized: A Slightly Obsessive History of Strunk & White's The Elements of Style

Penguin Modern Classics: The Complete List (na)

Virginia Woolf: Selected Letters

New Editions (2) (na)

Mark Dunn: Welcome to Higby

Italo Calvino: Marcovaldo

 

November (27)

Fiction (23)

Georges Perec: Life: A User's Manual

Jorge Luis Borges: The Book of Imaginary Beings

Italo Calvino: Into the War

Jasper Fforde: One of Our Thursday's is Missing

Melina Marchetta: Froi of the Exiles

David Benedictus: Return to the Hundred Acre Wood

AS Byatt: The Children's Book

Wendy Cooling (ed): D is for Dahl

Veronica Roth: Divergent

Daniel Defoe: Moll Flanders

John Meade Falkner: Moonfleet

Zelda Fitzgerald: Save Me the Waltz

JMG Le Clezio: War

W Somerset Maugham: Collected Short Stories Volume 2

W Somerset Maugham: Collected Short Stories Volume 3

W Somerset Maugham: Then and Now

Alice Munro: Selected Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped

Joyce Dennys: Henrietta's War

Chuck Palahniuk: Pygmy

Lynne Truss: A Certain Age

Jennifer Egan: A Visit from the Goon Squad

Shaun Micallef: Preincarnate

Non-Fiction (4)

Virginia Woolf: Selected Diaries

Andy Warhol: The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

Gershon Portnoi: Why Are You So Fat: Cricket's Best Ever Sledges

Sylvia Beach: The Letters of Sylvia Beach

New Editions (12) (na)

Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale

Pierre Boulle: The Planet of the Apes

Italo Calvino: If On a Winter's Night a Traveller

F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

F Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby

George and Weedon Grossmith: The Diary of a Nobody

Jerome K Jerome: Three Men in a Boat

Jules Verne: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Jules Verne: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Scripts

PG Wodehouse: The Code of the Woosters

PG Wodehouse: The Inimitable Jeeves

 

December (57)

Fiction (35)

Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway's Party

McSweeney's: Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs...

Italo Calvino: Difficult Loves

Truman Capote: The Complete Stories

Agatha Christie: The Floating Admiral

David Grossman: See Under: Love

Joseph Heller: God Knows

Jack Kerouac: Good Blonde & Others

Jack Kerouac: Satori in Paris

Yoko Ogawa: The Housekeeper and the Professor

PG Wodehouse: The Mating Season

Martin Amis: Money: A Suicide Note

Augusten Burroughs: You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas

Stephen Kelman: Pigeon English

John Julius Norwich & Quentin Blake: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Heart of a Dog

Alfred Duff Cooper: Talleyrand

Henry Lawson: The Selected Works of Henry Lawson

Banjo Patterson: The Selected Works of Banjo Patterson

JG Ballard: High-Rise

Jorge Luis Borges: Brodie's Report

Charles Bukowski: Ham on Rye

Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Kerry Greenwood: Phryne Fisher #10: Death Before Wicket

Charlaine Harris: Grave Surprise

Alberto Manguel (ed): The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories

Wolf Mankowitz: A Kid for Two Farthings

Michael Sims: The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime

John Boyne: Crippen

Audrey Niffenegger: The Night Bookmobile

Charles Yu: How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

Michel Faber: Under the Skin

W Somerset Maugham: The Collected Short Stories Volume 1

Non-Fiction (22)

Alice Ozma: The Reading Promise

Erin Blakemore: The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder

Paula Byrne: Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

Pat Hackett (ed): The Andy Warhol Diaries

Nancy Milford: Zelda

Henry Petroski: The Book on the Bookshelf

Peter Y Sussman (ed): Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford

Gary Greenberg: Manufacturing Depression: The Secret History of a Modern Disease

Rosalind Ormiston: The Life and Works of Michelangelo

Rosalind Ormiston: Vincent Van Gogh: A Life in Letters & Art

Jenny McMorris: The Warden of English

Nancy Pearl: Book Lust

Bill Peschel: Writers Gone Wild: The Feuds, Frolics and Follies of Literature's Great Adventurers, Drunkards, Lovers, Iconoclasts and Misanthropes

Gerald Clarke: Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland

Michael Best (ed): William Shakespeare on the Art of Love

Norton Edition of William Shakespeare's First Folio (na)

Chris Welles Feder: In My Father's Shadow

HW and FG Fowler: The Concise Oxford Dictionary (na)

Italo Calvino: Why Read the Classics?

Hermione Lee: Virginia Woolf

Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Letters 1940-77

Mary Roach: Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Sex and Science

John Sutherland: Curiosities of Literature

RL Trask: Mind the Gaffe: The Penguin Guide to Common Errors in English

New Editions (11) (na)

JM Barrie: Peter Pan

Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone

PG Wodehouse: The Code of the Woosters

PG Wodehouse: The Inimitable Jeeves

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Angela Carter: The Magic Toyshop

Jasper Fforde: Shades of Grey

Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse

Joseph Heller: Catch-22

Walter Moers: The City of Dreaming Books

Jonathan Wylie: The Unbalanced Earth #1: Dreams of Stone

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1001 Books To Read Before You Die

TBR Pile

 

The below list contains the books that I own from the book 1001 Books To Read Before You Die by Peter Boxall.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 137

TBR as at 4 July 2011: 172 (8 read, 43 acquired)

TBR Pile (read, currently reading):

 

Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart

Douglas Adams: The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul

Douglas Adams: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Aravind Adiga: The White Tiger

*Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Isaac Asimov: Foundation

Margaret Atwood: The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood: The Robber Bride

Margaret Atwood: Cat’s Eye

Margaret Atwood: Surfacing

Paul Auster: The New York Trilogy

JG Ballard: Empire of the Sun

JG Ballard: Crash

JG Ballard: The Drowned World

John Banville: The Sea

John Banville: The Untouchable

*Muriel Barbery: Elegance of the Hedgehog

*Pat Barker: Regeneration

*Pat Barker: The Ghost Road

Julian Barnes: Flaubert’s Parrot

Aphra Behn: Oroonoko

*Jorge Luis Borges: Ficciones

Tadeusz Borowski: This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

Anne Brontë: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

*Anthony Burgess: Inside Mr Enderby

William Burroughs: Naked Lunch

William Burroughs: Junkie

*Italo Calvino: The Castle of Crossed Destinies

*Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

*Italo Calvino: Our Ancestors

Albert Camus: The Plague

Karel Capek: War with the Newts

Angela Carter: Nights at the Circus

*Angela Carter: Wise Children

Michael Chabon: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

JM Coetzee: Disgrace

Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins: The Woman in White

*Michael Cunningham: The Hours

Mark Z Danielewski: House of Leaves

Miguel de Cervantes: Don Quixote

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: The Little Prince

*Kiran Desai: The Inheritance of Loss

Philip K Dick: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Charles Dickens: Bleak House

Charles Dickens: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca

Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers

George Eliot: Middlemarch

George Eliot: The Mill on the Floss

Bret Easton Ellis: American Psycho

Bret Easton Ellis: Less Than Zero

Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man

Laura Esquivel: Like Water for Chocolate

Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides

*William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

*Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Henry Fielding: Tom Jones

F Scott Fitzgerald: Tender is the Night

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary

*Gustave Flaubert: Sentimental Education

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated

*Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

John Fowles: The Collector

*Esther Freud: Hideous Kinky

*Paul Gallico: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

*Gabriel García Márquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel García Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Elizabeth Gaskell: North and South

Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm

William Gibson: Neuromancer

Nikolay Gogol: Dead Souls

Nikolay Gogol: The Nose

*Gunter Grass: The Tin Drum

*Graham Greene: The Quiet American

*H Rider Haggard: She

Dashiell Hammett: The Thin Man

*Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy: Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy: The Woodlanders

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Robert Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land

Ernest Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms

Herman Hesse: Steppenwolf

Barry Hines: A Kestrel for a Knave

*Michel Houellebecq: Atomised

Aldous Huxley: Antic Hay

Aldous Huxley: Crome Yellow

John Irving: A Prayer for Owen Meany

John Irving: The World According to Garp

Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro: Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro: An Artist of the Floating World

Henry James: What Maisie Knew

*Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

*Franz Kafka: Amerika

*Franz Kafka: The Castle

James Kelman: How Late It Was, How Late

Barbara Kingsolver: The Poisonwood Bible

Milan Kundera: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Milan Kundera: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Hanif Kureishi: The Buddha of Suburbia

*Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa: The Leopard

Ursula K Le Guin: The Dispossessed

Stanislaw Lem: Solaris

Andrea Levy: Small Island

*Marina Lewycka: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

David Malouf: Remembering Babylon

Alan Moore: Watchmen

*Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses

*Ian McEwan: Black Dogs

*Nancy Mitford: Love in a Cold Climate

*Nancy Mitford: The Pursuit of Love

Toni Morrison: Beloved

*Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Haruki Murakami: Kafka on the Shore

Haruki Murakami: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Iris Murdoch: The Sea, The Sea

Iris Murdoch: Under the Net

Vladimir Nabokov: Ada

Vladimir Nabokov: Pale Fire

Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Flann O’Brien: At Swim-Two-Birds

*Flann O'Brien: The Third Policeman

Chuck Palahniuk: Choke

Jack Pasternak: Doctor Zhivago

*Alan Paton: Cry, the Beloved Country

Arturo Perez-Reverte: The Dumas Club

*DBC Pierre: Vernon God Little

Edgar Allan Poe: The Purloined Letter

Edgar Allan Poe: The Fall of the House of Usher

Mario Puzo: The Godfather

Thomas Pynchon: The Crying of Lot 49

*Francois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Anne Rice: Interview With the Vampire

Philip Roth: The Plot Against America

Philip Roth: The Human Stain

Philip Roth: Portnoy’s Complaint

Arundhati Roy: The God of Small Things

*Salman Rushdie: Fury

*Salman Rushdie: The Moor's Last Sigh

Salman Rushdie: The Satanic Verses

WG Sebald: Austerlitz

Zadie Smith: White Teeth

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

John Steinbeck: Cannery Row

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

Patrick Süskind: Perfume

Jonathan Swift: Gulliver’s Travels

*Jonathan Swift: A Tale of a Tub

Donna Tartt: The Secret History

*Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

*Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

John Updike: Rabbit, Run

Vassilis Vassilikos: Z

Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days

Kurt Vonnegut: Breakfast of Champions

Kurt Vonnegut: Cat's Cradle

Lew Wallace: Ben-Hur

Sarah Waters: Fingersmith

*Winifred Watson: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited

HG Wells: The Island of Dr Moreau

Irvine Welsh: Trainspotting

Edith Wharton: The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton: The House of Mirth

John White: The Once and Future King

Tom Wolfe: The Bonfire of the Vanities

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse

John Wyndham: Chocky

Yevgeny Zamyatin: We

Émile Zola: Nana

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1001 Books To Read Before You Die

Wish List

 

The below list contains the books that I want from the book 1001 Books To Read Before You Die by Peter Boxall.

 

Wish List (acquired):

 

Kathy Acker: Blood and Guts in High School

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Half of a Yellow Sun

Aesop: Aesop’s Fables

Isabel Allende: The House of the Spirits

Martin Amis: London Fields

Martin Amis: Money: A Suicide Note

Martin Amis: Dead Babies

Kingsley Amis: The Green Man

Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Anonymous: The Thousand and One Nights

Paul Auster: Invisible

Paul Auster: The Book of Illusions

Paul Auster: Mr Vertigo

Paul Auster: The Music of Chance

Paul Auster: Moon Palace

Paul Auster: Timbuktu

James Baldwin: Go Tell It on the Mountain

JG Ballard: Super-Cannes

JG Ballard: Cocaine Nights

JG Ballard: High Rise

JG Ballard: The Atrocity Exhibition

Iain Banks: The Wasp Factory

John Banville: Shroud

John Banville: The Newton Letter

Muriel Barbery: Elegance of the Hedgehog

Pat Barker: Regeneration

Pat Barker: The Ghost Road

Pat Barker: Another World

Samuel Beckett: Malone Dies

Samuel Beckett: Molloy

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Saul Bellow: Herzog

Saul Bellow: Seize the Day

Saul Bellow: The Adventures of Augie March

Charlotte Brontë: Villette

Charlotte Brontë: Shirley

Anne Brontë: Agnes Grey

John Bunyan: The Pilgrim’s Progress

Anthony Burgess: Inside Mr Enderby

Samuel Butler: The Way of All Flesh

AS Byatt: The Children's Book

AS Byatt: Possession

Italo Calvino: The Castle of Crossed Destinies

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino: Our Ancestors

Italo Calvino: The Path to the Nest of Spiders

Albert Camus: The Rebel

Peter Carey: Jack Maggs

Peter Carey: Oscar and Lucinda

Joyce Carol Oates: Blonde

Joyce Carol Oates: Them

Angela Carter: Wise Children

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos: Dangerous Liaisons

Kate Chopin: The Awakening

Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

John Cleland: Fanny Hill

Jonathan Coe: What a Carve Up!

JM Coetzee: Slow Man

JM Coetzee: The Master of Petersburg

JM Coetzee: Foe

JM Coetzee: The Life and Times of Michael K

JM Coetzee: In the Heart of the Country

Colette: Claudine's House

Joseph Conrad: The Secret Agent

Joseph Conrad: Nostromo

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim

Michael Cunningham: The Hours

Honoré de Balzac: Lost Illusions

Louis de Bernieres: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Guy de Maupassant: Bel-Ami

Daniel Defoe: Moll Flanders

Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

Don DeLillo: Underworld

Don DeLillo: Mao II

Don DeLillo: White Noise

Kiran Desai: The Inheritance of Loss

Junot Díaz: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend

Charles Dickens: Hard Times

Charles Dickens: David Copperfield

Charles Dickens: Martin Chuzzlewit

Isak Dinesen: Out of Africa

EL Doctorow: City of God

EL Doctorow: Billy Bathgate

EL Doctorow: Ragtime

EL Doctorow: The Book of Daniel

Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Brothers Karamazov

Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Devils

Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoevsky: Notes from the Underground

Umberto Eco: Foucault’s Pendulum

Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose

George Eliot: Daniel Deronda

George Eliot: Silas Marner

George Eliot: Adam Bede

Bret Easton Ellis: Glamorama

Anne Enright: The Gathering

Michel Faber: Under the Skin

William Faulkner: The Hamlet

William Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom!

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Henry Fielding: Amelia

Gustave Flaubert: The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Ford Madox Ford: The Good Soldier

EM Forster: A Passage to India

EM Forster: Howards End

EM Forster: A Room With a View

EM Forster: Where Angels Fear to Tread

John Fowles: The French Lieutenant’s Woman

John Fowles: The Magus

Jonathan Franzen: The Corrections

Esther Freud: Hideous Kinky

Paul Gallico: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga

Gabriel García Márquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

Elizabeth Gaskell: Cranford

Elizabeth Gaskell: Mary Barton

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther

Arthur Golden: Memoirs of a Geisha

Oliver Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield

Ivan Goncharov: Oblomov

Gunter Grass: Dog Years

Günter Grass: Cat and Mouse

Günter Grass: The Tin Drum

Graham Greene: The Honorary Consul

Graham Greene: The Quiet American

Graham Greene: The End of the Affair

Graham Greene: The Heart of the Matter

Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory

Graham Greene: Brighton Rock

H Rider Haggard: She

H Rider Haggard: King Solomon’s Mines

Dashiell Hammett: The Glass Key

Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett: The Red Harvest

Knut Hamsun: Growth of the Soil

Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Thomas Hardy: The Mayor of Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy: Return of the Native

Thomas Hardy: The Hand of Ethelberta

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Blithedale Romance

Ernest Hemingway: To Have and Have Not

Herman Hesse: Siddhartha

Patricia Highsmith: The Talented Mr Ripley

Michel Houellebecq: Platform

Michel Houellebecq: Whatever

Victor Hugo: Les Misérables

Victor Hugo: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Aldous Huxley: Eyeless in Gaza

John Irving: The Cider House Rules

Christopher Isherwood: The Last of Mr Norris

Kazuo Ishiguro: The Unconsoled

Kazuo Ishiguro: A Pale View of Hills

Henry James: The Turn of the Screw

Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady

Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce: Ulysses

Franz Kafka: Amerika

Franz Kafka: The Castle

Yasunari Kawabata: A Thousand Cranes

Nikos Kazantzákis: Zorba the Greek

Thomas Keneally: Schindler’s Ark

Ken Kesey: Sometimes a Great Notion

Stephen King: The Shining

Milan Kundera: Ignorance

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa: The Leopard

John Le Carré: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

John Le Carré: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Sheridan Le Fanu: In a Glass Darkly

Sheridan Le Fanu: Uncle Silas

Laurie Lee: Cider With Rosie

Charlotte Lennox: The Female Quixote

Elmore Leonard: Get Shorty

Doris Lessing: The Diary of Jane Somers

Doris Lessing: The Golden Notebook

Doris Lessing: The Grass is Singing

Primo Levi: The Drowned and the Saved

Primo Levi: If Not Now, When?

Primo Levi: If This Is a Man

Sinclair Lewis: Babbitt

MG Lewis: The Monk

Marina Lewycka: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

Vaino Linna: The Unknown Soldier

Jack London: The Iron Heel

Jack London: The Call of the Wild

HP Lovecraft: At the Mountains of Madness

Malcolm Lowry: Dark as the Grave Wherein My Friend is Laid

Thomas Mann: Doctor Faustus

Thomas Mann: Death in Venice

W Somerset Maugham: The Razor’s Edge

W Somerset Maugham: Cakes and Ale

W Somerset Maugham: Of Human Bondage

Cormac McCarthy: All the Pretty Horses

Cormac McCarthy: Blood Meridian

Ian McEwan: Saturday

Ian McEwan: Amsterdam

Ian McEwan: Black Dogs

Ian McEwan: The Child in Time

Ian McEwan: The Comfort of Strangers

Ian McEwan: The Cement Garden

John McGahern: That They May Face the Rising Sun

Herman Melville: Moby-Dick

Henry Miller: Tropic of Cancer

Rohinton Mistry: A Fine Balance

Nancy Mitford: Love in a Cold Climate

Toni Morrison: Jazz

Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Haruki Murakami: After the Quake

Haruki Murakami: Sputnik Sweetheart

Iris Murdoch: The Black Prince

Irene Nemirovsky: Suite Francaise

Anaïs Nin: Delta of Venus

Flannery O’Connor: Everything That Rises Must Converge

Flannery O’Connor: The Violent Bear it Away

Flannery O’Connor: Wise Blood

Michael Ondaatje: The English Patient

George Orwell: Keep the Aspidistra Flying

George Orwell: Burmese Days

Ovid: Metamorphoses

Orhan Pamuk: Snow

Alan Paton: Cry, the Beloved Country

Mervyn Peake: Gormenghast

Mervyn Peake: Titus Groan

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper

DBC Pierre: Vernon God Little

Marcel Proust: Remembrance of Things Past

Alexander Pushkin: Eugene Onegin

Thomas Pynchon: Gravity’s Rainbow

Francois Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho

Pauline Réage: The Story of O

Jean Rhys: Good Morning, Midnight

Edgar Rice Burroughs: Tarzan of the Apes

Philip Roth: American Pastoral

Philip Roth: Sabbath’s Theater

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Confessions

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Reveries of a Solitary Walker

Gabrielle Roy: The Tin Flute

Salman Rushdie: Fury

Salman Rushdie: The Ground Beneath Her Feet

Salman Rushdie: Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie: The Moor's Last Sigh

Salman Rushdie: Shame

Carl Sagan: Contact

JD Salinger: Franny and Zooey

Dorothy L Sayers: Murder Must Advertise

Bernhard Schlink: The Reader

Sir Walter Scott: Ivanhoe

Sir Walter Scott: Rob Roy

*WG Sebald: Vertigo

Will Self: How the Dead Live

Will Self: Great Apes

Vikram Seth: A Suitable Boy

Nevil Shute: A Town Like Alice

Upton Sinclair: The Jungle

Zadie Smith: On Beauty

Muriel Spark: The Driver’s Seat

Muriel Spark: The Girls of Slender Means

Gertrude Stein: The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas

James Stephens: The Charwoman’s Daughter

Neal Stephenson: Cryptonomicon

Laurence Sterne: Tristram Shandy

Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped

Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal

Henry David Thoreau: Walden

Leo Tolstoy: The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Anthony Trollope: Phineas Finn

Ivan Turgenev: Fathers and Sons

John Updike: Rabbit is Rich

John Updike: Rabbit Redux

Voltaire: Candide

Kurt Vonnegut: God Bless You, Mr Rosewater

David Foster Wallace: Infinite Jest

Alice Walker: The Color Purple

Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto

Sarah Waters: Tipping the Velvet

Winifred Watson: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Evelyn Waugh: A Handful of Dust

Evelyn Waugh: Vile Bodies

Evelyn Waugh: Decline and Fall

HG Wells: Tono-Bungay

Nathanael West: Miss Lonelyhearts

Rebecca West: The Return of the Soldier

Edith Wharton: Summer

Edith Wharton: Bunner Sisters

Edith Wharton: Ethan Frome

Henry Williamson: Tarka the Otter

Jeanette Winterson: Sexing the Cherry

Jeanette Winterson: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Thomas Wolfe: Look Homeward, Angel

Virginia Woolf: The Years

Virginia Woolf: The Waves

Virginia Woolf: Orlando

Virginia Woolf: Jacob’s Room

Virginia Woolf: Night and Day

Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Émile Zola: Germinal

Émile Zola: Thérèse Raquin

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501 Must-Read Books

TBR Pile

 

The below list contains the books that I own from the book 501 Must-Read Books by Emma Beare.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 71

TBR as at 1 September 2011: 90 (4 read, 23 acquired)

 

TBR Pile (read, currently reading):

 

Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart

Henri Alain-Fournier: Le Grand Meaulnes (The Lost Estate)

*Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales

Margaret Atwood: Surfacing

*Saint Augustine: Confessions

Paul Auster: The New York Trilogy

JG Ballard: The Crystal World

*Pat Barker: The Regeneration Trilogy

Alfred Bester: The Demolished Man

*Jorge Luis Borges: Ficciones

Pierre Boulle: Planet of the Apes

Ray Bradbury: The Martian Chronicles

John Brunner: The Sheep Look Up

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

William S Burroughs: The Naked Lunch

AS Byatt: Possession

*Italo Calvino: Cosmicomics

Angela Carter: The Bloody Chamber

Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

JM Coetzee: Disgrace

Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins: The Woman in White

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: The Little Prince

*Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa: The Leopard

Philip K Dick: The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca

Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals

George Eliot: Middlemarch

Michael Ende: The Neverending Story

*William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

*Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Henry Fielding: Tom Jones

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary

*Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

Elizabeth Gaskell: North and South

William Gibson: Neuromancer

*Gunter Grass: The Tin Drum

John Howard Griffin: Black Like Me

*Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Robert Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land

Frank Herbert: Dune

Robert Hughes: The Fatal Shore

John Irving: The World According to Garp

Kazuo Ishiguro: The Remains of the Day

*Franz Kafka: Diaries 1919-1923

Stephen King: It

Milan Kundera: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Ursula Le Guin: Left Hand of Darkness

Stanislaw Lem: Solaris

*Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

Ira Levin: Stepford Wives

CS Lewis: Out of the Silent Planet

David Malouf: An Imaginary Life

*Katherine Mansfield: Bliss and Other Stories

Gabriel García Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

*Mary McCarthy: The Group

Carson McCullers: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

*Herman Melville: Moby Dick

Walter M Miller: A Canticle for Leibowitz

AA Milne: The Red House Mystery

*Nancy Mitford: The Pursuit of Love

Thomas More: Utopia

Sally Morgan: My Place

Toni Morrison: Beloved

Iris Murdoch: The Sea, the Sea

Vladimir Nabokov: Speak, Memory

*Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

*Flann O'Brien: The Third Policeman

Flannery O'Connor: A Good Man is Hard to Find

E Nesbit: Five Children and It

Edgar Allan Poe: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Edgar Allan Poe: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

*Marco Polo: Travels in the Land of Kubilai Khan

Philip Pullman: Northern Lights

Arthur Ransome: Swallows and Amazons

Anne Rice: Interview with the Vampire

Philip Roth: The Human Stain

Salman Rushdie: The Satanic Verses

*WG Sebald: Austerlitz

Olaf Stapledon: Last and First Men

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

*William Styron: Sophie's Choice

Patrick Suskind: Perfume

Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels

*Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

PL Travers: Mary Poppins

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited

HG Wells: The Island of Dr Moreau

Edith Wharton: The House of Mirth

TH White: The Sword in the Stone

Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse

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501 Must-Read Books

Wish List

 

The below list contains the books that I want from the book 501 Must-Read Books by Emma Beare.

 

Wish List (acquired):

 

Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales

John Lee Anderson: Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

Anonymous: The Epic of Gilgamesh

Anonymous: The Thousand and One Nights

Saint Augustine: Confessions

Pat Barker: The Regeneration Trilogy

Saul Bellow: Herzog

Robert Bloch: Psycho

John Bunyan: The Pilgrim's Progress

Italo Calvino: Cosmicomics

Peter Carey: Oscar and Lucinda

Raymond Carver: What We Talk about When We Talk about Love

Anton Chekhov: The Collected Stories

Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

John Cleland: Fanny Hill

Carlo Collodi: Pinocchio

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad: Victory

Charles Darwin: The Voyage on HMS Beagle

Simone de Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

Louis De Bernieres: Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

Don Delillo: Underworld

James De Mille: A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

Guiseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa: The Leopard

Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend

Lawrence George Durrell: The Alexandria Quartet

Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

Sebastian Faulks: Birdsong

Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

EM Forster: A Passage to India

EM Forster: Howards End

Jonathan Franzen: The Corrections

Oliver Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield

Günter Grass: The Tin Drum

Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory

Graham Greene: Ways of Escape

H Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines

Dashiell Hammett: Red Harvest

Knut Hamsun: Hunger

Heinrich Harrer: Seven Years in Tibet

Herodotus: Histories

Homer: The Iliad

Victor Hugo: Les Misérables

Henry James: The Portrait of a Lady

PD James: The Murder Room

James Joyce: Ulysses

Carl Gustav Jung: Memoirs, Dreams, Reflections

Franz Kafka: Diaries

Rudyard Kipling: Kim

TE Lawrence: Seven Pillars of Wisdom

John Le Carre: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Doris Lessing: The Golden Notebook

Doris Lessing: Shikasta

Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

CS Lewis: A Grief Observed

Hugh Lofting: Dr Dolittle

Thomas Mann: The Magic Mountain

Katherine Mansfield: Bliss and Other Stories

Katherine Mansfield: Journal of Katherine Mansfield

W Somerset Maugham: Cakes and Ale

Mary McCarthy: The Group

Robert McCrum et al: The Story of English

Herman Melville: Moby Dick

Rohinton Mistry: A Fine Balance

Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Larry Niven: Ringworld

Flann O'Brian: The Third Policeman

Michael Ondaatje: The English Patient

George Orwell: Down an Out in Paris and London

Mervyn Peake: Gormenghast

Philippa Pearce: Tom's Midnight Garden

Samuel Pepys: Diary

Plutarch: Parallel Lives

Beatrix Potter: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time

Anne Radcliffe: A Silician Romance

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Confessions

Mary Sarton: Journal of a Solitude

Jean-Paul Sartre: Words

Carol Shields: Unless

John Steinbeck: Travels with Charley

Robert Louis Stevenson: Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes

Henry David Thoreau: Walden

Paul Theroux: The Great Railway Bazaar

Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Mark Twain: A Tramp Abroad

John Updike: Couples

Voltaire: Candide

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther

Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto

Kate Douglas Wiggin: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Jeanette Winterson: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Paramahansa Yogananda: Autobiography of a Yogi

Émile Zola: La Bête Humaine

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1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

TBR Pile

 

The below list contains the books that I own from the book 1001 Children's Books To Read Before You Grow Up by Julia Eccleshare.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 42

TBR as at 24 June 2011: 42 (5 read, 5 acquired)

 

TBR Pile (read, currently reading):

 

Frances Hodgson Burnett: Little Lord Fauntleroy

Isobelle Carmody: The Gathering

Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl

Susan Coolidge: What Katy Did

Antoine de Saint-Exupery: The Little Prince

Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers

Michael Ende: Neverending Story

Cornelia Funke: Inkheart

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Barry Hines: A Kestrel for a Knave

Tove Jansson: Comet in Moominland

*Tove Jansson: Finn Family Moomintroll

*Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

Judith Kerr: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Clive King: Stig of the Dump

Ursula Le Guin: A Wizard of Earthsea

Astrid Lindgren: Ronia, the Robber's Daughter

Joan Lindsay: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Michelle Magorian: Goodnight Mister Tom

*AA Milne: Now We Are Six

E Nesbit: Five Children and It

*E Nesbit: The Railway Children

Mary Norton: The Borrowers

Robert O'Brien: Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia

Terry Pratchett: The Carpet People

Terry Pratchett: Johnny and the Bomb

Terry Pratchett: Only You Can Save Mankind

Philip Pullman: Nothern Lights

Arthur Ransome: Swallows and Amazons

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: The Yearling

George Selden: The Cricket in Times Square

Dodie Smith: I Capture the Castle

*Lemony Snicket: #1: A Bad Beginning

John Steinbeck: The Red Pony

Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island

Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels

Mildred Taylor: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Sue Townsend: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Jules Verne: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Jules Verne: Around the World in 80 Days

Dorothy Wall: Blinky Bill

TH White: The Sword in the Stone

John Wyndham: Chocky

Edited by Kylie

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1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

Wish List

 

The below list contains the books that I want from the book 1001 Children's Books To Read Before You Grow Up by Julia Eccleshare.

 

Wish List (acquired):

 

Arabian Nights

Judy Blume: Superfudge

Frances Hodgson Burnett: A Little Princess

Danie Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

Ian Fleming: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Anthony Hope: The Prisoner of Zenda

Laura Lee Hope: The Bobbsey Twins

Tove Jansson: Finn Family Moomintroll

Tove Jansson: Moomin, Myble and Little My

Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

Jack London: The Call of the Wild

Jack London: White Fang

E Nesbit: The Railway Children

Emily Rodda: Rowan of Rin

Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Dodie Smith: The Hundred and One Dalmatians

Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning

Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped

Shaun Tan: The Arrival

PL Travers: Mary Poppins

Ether Turner: Seven Little Australians

Oscar Wilde: The Canterville Ghost

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House on the Prairie

Johann Wyss: The Swiss Family Robinson

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Rory Gilmore's Reading List

TBR Pile

 

The below list contains the books that I own from Rory Gilmore's reading list.

 

TBR as at 1 January 2011: 61

TBR as at 8 July 2011: 74 (7 read, 20 acquired)

 

TBR Pile (read, currently reading):

 

*Mitch Albom: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Mitch Albom: Tuesdays with Morrie

*Isabel Allende: Eva Luna

Judy Blume: Deenie

Pearl S Buck: The Good Earth

Vincent Bugliosi: Helter Skelter

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

Michael Chabon: Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

*Pearl Cleage: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

Don Miguel De Cervantes: Don Quixote

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

*Joan Didion: The Year of Magical Thinking

Daphne Du Maurier: Rebecca

Bret Easton Ellis: Less than Zero

Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides

Susan Faludi: Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women

*William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

F Scott Fitzgerald: Tender is the Night

Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary

Jonathan Safran Foer: Everything is Illuminated

*Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

*James Frey: A Million Little Pieces

Nikolai Gogol: Dead Souls

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

Nick Hornby: High Fidelity

Khaled Hosseini: The Kite Runner

Shirley Jackson: The Lottery and Other Stories

*Dr Spencer Johnson: Who Moved My Cheese?

Sue Monk Kidd: The Secret Life of Bees

Barbara Kingsolver: The Poisonwood Bible

John Knowles: A Separate Peace

Erik Larsson: The Devil in the White City

Tommy Lee: The Dirt

Ira Levin: Rosemary's Baby

Andrea Levy: Small Island

*Norman Mailer: The Naked and the Dead

*Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Valerie Martin: Property

*Cormac McCarthy: The Group

Carson McCullers: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Emma McLaughlin: The Nanny Diaries

Grace Metalious: Peyton Place

Toni Morrison: Beloved

*Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Vladimir Nabokov: Speak, Memory

*Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

*Joyce Carol Oates: We Were the Mulvaneys

Dorothy Parker: The Portable Dorothy Parker

Ann Patchett: Bel Canto

Alan Paton: Cry, the Beloved Country

Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Poems

Mario Puzo: The Godfather

Ayn Rand: The Fountainhead

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: The Yearling

Mary Roach: Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Elisabeth Robinson: True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters

Arundhati Roy: The God of Small Things

JD Salinger: Franney and Zooey

Flora Schreiber: Sybil

David Sedaris: Me Talk Pretty One Day

William Shakespeare: The Sonnets

Betty Smith: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

John Steinbeck: East of Eden

*William Styron: Sophie's Choice

Jacqueline Susann: Valley of the Dolls

Amy Tan: The Joy Luck Club

Hunter S Thompson: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

*Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

*Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Kurt Vonnegut: Galapagos

*Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass

*Elie Wiesel: Night

Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire

Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway

*David Wroblewski: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

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Rory Gilmore's Reading List

Wish List

 

The below list contains the books that I want from Rory Gilmore's reading list.

 

Wish List (acquired):

 

Edward Albee: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Mitch Albom: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Monica Ali: Brick Lane

Dante Aligheri: The Divine Comedy

Dante Aligheri: Inferno

Isabel Allende: Eva Luna

Isabel Allende: The House of the Spirits

Isabel Allende: Daughter of Fortune

Hans Christian Andersen: The Little Match Girl

Maya Angelou: The Heart of a Woman

A Manette Ansay: Vinegar Hill

L Frank Baum: The Scarecrow of Oz

Bhagavad Gita

Maeve Binchy: Tara Road

Richard Nelson Bolles: What Colour is Your Parachute?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Sonnets from the Portugese

Charles Bukowski: Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Kate Chopin: The Awakening

Pearl Cleage: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

Beverly Clearly: Deenie

Carlo Collodi: Pinocchio

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

Robertson Davies: The Manticore

Simone De Beauvoir: The Second Sex

Simone De Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

Isac Denison: Out of Africa

Pamela Des Barres: I'm With the Band

Charles Dickens: David Copperfield

Charles Dickens: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend

Emily Dickinson: The New Poems of Emily Dickinson

Joan Didion: The Year of Magical Thinking

Fyodor Dostoevsky: Demons

Andre Dubus III: House of Sand and Fog

Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose

Dave Eggers: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Henry Farrell: What Happened to Baby Jane?

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner: As I Lay Dying

Ken Follett: The Pillars of the Earth

Ford Maddox Ford: The Good Soldier

EM Forster: A Room with a View

EM Forster: A Passage to India

Al Franken: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

Jonathan Franzen: The Corrections

James Frey: A Million Little Pieces

Milton Friedman: A Monetary History of the United States

William Gibson: The Miracle Worker

William Goldman: Marathon Man

Sue Grafton: R is for Ricochet

Sue Grafton: S is for Silence

Alvin Granowsky: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Joe Harvard: Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series)

Katharine Butler Hathaway: The Little Locksmith

Seamus Heaney: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

Ernest Hemingway: To Have and Have Not

Ernest Hemingway: Snows of Kilimanjaro

Ernest Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast

Hermann Hesse: Siddhartha

Virginia Holman: Rescuing Patty Hearst

Homer: The Iliad

Victor Hugo: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Henry James: The Art of Fiction

Henry James: Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller

Henry James: Daisy Miller

Spencer Johnson: Who Moved My Cheese?

James Joyce: Ulysses

Susanna Kaysen: Girl, Interrupted

Stephen King: The Shining

Stephen King: Carrie

Stephen King: Christine

Stephen King: Cujo

Frederick Kohner: Gidget

Wally Lamb: I Know This Much is True

Wally Lamb: She's Come Undone

Jerome Lawrence: Inherit the Wind

Alan Jay Lerner: Brigadoon

Jonathan Lethem: The Fortress of Solitude

Hugh Lofting: Dr Dolittle

Mojo Magazine: Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion

Norman Mailer: The Naked and the Dead

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera

W Somerset Maugham: The Razor's Edge

Mary McCarthy: The Group

Mary McCarthy: A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays

Frank McCourt: Angela’s Ashes

Larry McMurtry: Terms of Endearment

Legs McNeil: Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Herman Melville: Moby Dick

HR Mencken: A Mencken Chrestomathy

HR Mencken: My Life as Author and Editor

Arthur Miller: The Crucible

Arthur Miller: Death of a Salesman

Henry Miller: Sexus

Rohinton Mistry: A Fine Balance

Toni Morrison: Paradise

Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon

Toni Morrison: Sula

Azar Nafisi: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Fredrich Nietzche: The Portable Nietzche

Charles Nordhoff: Mutiny on the Bounty

Joyce Carol Oates: We Were the Mulvaneys

Elaine Pagels: The Gnostic Gospels

Ann Patchett: Truth and Beauty

Jodi Piccoult: My Sister's Keeper

Steven Pressfield: The Legend of Bagger Vance

Marcel Proust: Swann's Way

Felix Salten: Bambi

Bernhard Schlink: The Reader

Alice Sebold: The Lovely Bones

Erich Segal: Love Story

Dr Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Anne Sexton: The Complete Poems

William Shakespeare: A Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare: Richard III

William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare: Hamlet

William Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare: Othello

William Shakespeare: Henry IV, Part 1

William Shakespeare: Henry IV, Part 2

William Shakespeare: Henry V

William Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

George Bernard Shaw: Pygmalion

William Tecumseh Sherman: Memoirs of General WT Sherman

Carol Shields: Unless

Anita Shreve: The Pilot's Wife

Dai Sijie: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Daniel Sinker: We Owe You Nothing - Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews

Joseph Stein: Fiddler on the Roof

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin

William Styron: Sophie's Choice

Kay Thompson: Eloise

Henry David Thoreau: Walden

Judith Thurman: Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette

Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Mark Twain: The Jumping Frog

Sun Tzu: The Art of War

Alfred Uhry: Driving Miss Daisy

Voltaire: Candide

Jacob Weisberg: George W Bushisms

Rebecca Wells: The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Eudora Welty: The Collected (Short) Stories

Edith Wharton: Roman Holiday

Edith Wharton: Ethan Frome

Elie Wiesel: Night

Kate Douglas Wiggin: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

David Wroblewski: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Elizabeth Wurtzel: Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women

Edited by Kylie

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