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#1 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:23 AM

Kylie's Literary Adventures in 2011 :readingtwo:

Previous reading blogs:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Quick links to all 2011 posts

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

Edited by Kylie, 02 January 2012 - 08:46 AM.


#2 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:27 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 26 December 2011 - 10:47 AM.


#3 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:32 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 26 December 2011 - 10:47 AM.


#4 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:41 AM

TBR Pile A-B

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

Edited by Kylie, 12 December 2011 - 12:34 AM.


#5 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:48 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 12 December 2011 - 12:57 AM.


#6 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:54 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 12 December 2011 - 12:59 AM.


#7 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:58 AM

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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#8 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:03 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 03 November 2011 - 04:38 AM.


#9 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:09 AM

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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#10 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:12 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 22 September 2011 - 02:07 AM.


#11 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:16 AM

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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#12 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:21 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 22 September 2011 - 02:10 AM.


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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:25 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 26 September 2011 - 04:31 AM.


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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:30 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 18 June 2011 - 02:37 PM.


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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:34 AM

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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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:40 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 26 September 2011 - 04:32 AM.


#17 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:44 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 29 December 2011 - 11:47 AM.


#18 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:48 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 08 July 2011 - 01:53 AM.


#19 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:52 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 04 July 2011 - 01:00 AM.


#20 Kylie

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 08:57 AM

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

Edited by Kylie, 26 December 2011 - 08:19 AM.





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