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Books to Read … May 26, 2008

As would be expected, this is only a partial list. Any suggestions/additions would be greatly appreciated.

Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart
Agee, James A Death in the Family
Alighieri, Dante Inferno
Alighieri, Dante Purgatorio
Alighieri, Dante Paradiso
Allende, Isabel Eva Luna
[X] Allende, Isabel Of Love and Shadows
Allison, Dorothy Bastard Out of Carolina
[X] Anaya, Rudolfo Bless Me, Ultima
Angelou, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Atwood, Margaret The Handmaid’s Tale
Austen, Jane Emma
Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice
Baldwin, James Go Tell It on the Mountain
Banks, Russell The Sweet Hereafter
Beckett, Samuel Waiting for Godot
Bellow, Saul The Adventures of Augie March
Bolt, Robert A Man for All Seasons
Brönte, Charlotte Jane Eyre
Brönte, Emily Wuthering Heights
Buck, Pearl The Good Earth
Bullfinch Bullfinch’s Mythology
Bunyan, John Pilgrim’s Progress
[X] Burgess, Anthony A Clockwork Orange
Camus, Albert The Stranger
Cather, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop
Cather, Willa My Antonia
Cather, Willa O Pioneers!
Chandler, Raymond The Big Sleep
Chaucer, Geoffrey The Canterbury Tales
Chekhov, Anton The Cherry Orchard
[X] Chopin, Kate The Awakening
Cisneros, Sandra The House on Mango Street
Conrad, Joseph Heart of Darkness
Conroy, Pat The Prince of Tides
Cooper, James Fenimore The Last of the Mohicans
Courtenay, Bryce The Power of One
Crane, Stephen The Red Badge of Courage
Cunningham, Michael The Hours
Davies, Robertson The Deptford Trilogy
de Balzac, Honore The Black Sheep
de Bernieres, Louis Corelli’s Mandolin
de Cervantes, Miguel Don Quixote
de Laclos, Pierre Choderlos Dangerous Liaisons
Defoe, Daniel Robinson Crusoe
Delillo, Don White Noise
Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities
Dickens, Charles David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles Great Expectations
Dillard, Annie An American Childhood
Dinesen, Isak Out of Africa
Disraeli, Benjamin Sybil
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee Sister of My Heart
Dorris, Michael A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
Dos Passos, John USA
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Crime and Punishment
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor The Brothers Karamozov
Douglass, Frederick Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Doyle, Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles
Dreiser, Theodore An American Tragedy
Dumas, Alexandre The Count of Monte Cristo
Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers
DuMaurier, Daphne Rebecca
Duncan, David James The Brothers K
Dunne, Katherine Geek Love
Eliot, George The Mill on the Floss
[X] Ellison, Ralph Lewis Invisible Man
Emerson, Ralph Waldo Selected Essays
Erdrich, Louise Love Medicine
[X] Eugenides, Jeffrey Middlesex
Faulkner, William As I Lay Dying
Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury
Faulkner, William Absalom, Absalom!
Faulkner, William As I Lay Dying
Faulkner, William Light in August
Fielding, Henry Tom Jones
[X] Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby
[X] Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary
Ford, Madox The Good Soldier
Forester, E.M. Howard’s End
Frasier, Charles Cold Mountain
Fredriksson, Marriane Hanna’s Daughter
Fredriksson, Marriane Simon’s Family
Gaines, Ernest A Lesson Before Dying
Garcia, Cristina Dreaming in Cuban
[X] Gibbons, Kay Ellen Foster
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von Faust
Golding, William Lord of the Flies
Greene, Graham The Power and the Glory
Haley, Alex Roots
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Harris, Joann Chocolat
Hawthorne, Nathaniel The Scarlet Letter
Hegi, Ursula Stones from the River
Heller, Joseph Catch 22
Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms
Hemingway, Ernest For Whom the Bell Tolls
Herr, Michael Dispatches
Hesse, Herman Siddhartha
Homer The Iliad
Homer The Odyssey
Hugo, Victor The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hugo, Victor Les Miserables
Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God
[X] Huxley, Aldous Brave New World
Ibsen, Henrik A Doll’s House
Irving, John A Prayer for Owen Meany
Irving, John The Cider House Rules
Ishiguro, Kazuo The Remains of the Day
James, Henry The Portrait of a Lady
James, Henry The Turn of the Screw
Johnson, Charles Middle Passage
Joyce, James A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, James Dubliners
Joyce, James Ulysses
Junger, Sebastian The Perfect Storm
Kafka, Franz The Metamorphosis
Karr, Mary The Liar’s Club
[X] Keneally, Thomas Schindler’s List
Kesey, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Next
[X] Kingsolver, Barbara Animal Dreams
Kingsolver, Barbara Pigs in Heaven
Kingston, Maxine Hong The Woman Warrior
[X] Knowles, John A Separate Peace
Lee, Chang-Rae A Gesture Life
[X] Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
[X] Lee, Robert E. Inherit the Wind
[X] Lewis, C.S. The Chronicles of Narnia
Lewis, Sinclair Babbitt
[X] London, Jack The Call of the Wild
[X] Malamud, Bernard The Natural
Mann, Thomas The Magic Mountain
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia One Hundred Years of Solitude
McCarthy, Cormac Blood Meridian
[X] McCourt, Frank Angela’s Ashes
McMurtry, Larry Lonesome Dove
Melville, Herman Bartleby the Scrivener
Melville, Herman Moby Dick
Miller, Arthur The Crucible
Milton, John Paradise Lost
Mitchell, Margaret Gone with the Wind
[X] Morrison, Toni Beloved
Morrison, Toni Song of Solomon
Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita
Nahai, Gina Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith
Nattel, Lilian The River Midnight
[X] O’Brien, Tim The Things They Carried
O’Connor, Flannery A Good Man is Hard to Find
O’Neill, Eugene Long Day’s Journey into Night
[X] Orwell, George Animal Farm
Orwell, George 1984
Ovid Metamorphoses
Pasternak, Boris Doctor Zhivago
Paton, Alan Cry, the Beloved Country
Peacock, Thomas Love Nightmare Alley
Pirsig, Robert Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Plath, Sylvia The Bell Jar
Poe, Edgar Allan Selected Tales
[X] Potok, Chaim My Name is Asher Lev
[X] Potok, Chaim The Chosen
Proust, Marcel Swann’s Way
Pynchon, Thomas The Crying of Lot 49
Rand, Ayn Atlas Shrugged
[X] Remarque, Erich Maria All Quiet on the Western Front
Richardson, Samuel Clarissa
Rostand, Edmond Cyrano de Bergerac
Roth, Henry Call It Sleep
Roy, Arundati The God of Small Things
Rushdie, Salman Midnight’s Children
Russell, Mary Doria The Sparrow
[X] Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye
Saroyan, William An American Comedy
Shaara, Michael The Killer Angels
Shakespeare, William Hamlet
[X] Shakespeare, William Macbeth
Shakespeare, William A Midsummer Night’s Dream
[X] Shakespeare, William Romeo and Juliet
[X] Shakespeare, William King Lear
[X] Shakespeare, William Othello
Shaw, George Bernard Pygmalion
Shelley, Mary Frankenstein
Silko, Leslie Marmon Ceremony
[X] Smiley, Jane A Thousand Acres
Smith, Betty A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Sophocles Antigone
[X] Sophocles Oedipus Rex
Stegner, Wallace Angle of Repose
[X] Steinbeck, John The Grapes of Wrath
Stendhal, Richard Howard The Charterhouse of Parma
Sterne, Laurence Tristram Shandy
Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island
Stoker, Bram Dracula
[X] Stowe, Harriet Beecher Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Styron, William Sophie’s Choice
[X] Swift, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels
[X] Tan, Amy The Joy Luck Club
Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair
Thoreau, Henry David Walden
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit
Tolstoy, Leo
Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina
Tsukiyama, Gail The Samurai’s Garden
Turgenev, Ivan Fathers and Sons
[X] Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Undset, Sigrit Kristin Lavransdatter
Verne, Jules Around the World in 80 Days
Voltaire Candide
[X] Vonnegut, Kurt Jr. Slaugherhouse-Five
Walker, Alice The Color Purple
Wells, Rebecca Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Welty, Eudora Collected Stories
Wharton, Edith Age of Innocence
Wharton, Edith The House of Mirth
Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass
[X] Wiesel, Elie Night
Wilde, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilde, Oscar The Importance of Being Earnest
Williams, Tennessee The Glass Menagerie
[X] Wolfe, Tom The Right Stuff
Woolf, Virginia To the Lighthouse
Woolf, Virginia A Room of One’s Own
Woolf, Virginia Mrs. Dalloway
[X] Wright, Richard Native Son
Yamanaka, Lois-Ann Blu’s Hanging
Yezierska, Anzia Bread Givers
Malcolm X

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