Friday, April 25, 2008

Books to consider

I am always on the watch for a list of books to read. This project is ambitious and is fun to watch. I hope to read through, or at least consider, the books on the list when looking for my next read...
Author = read years ago
Title =recently read

Added a new Page to the Blog "Reading Wish List"Fiction
1984 - Orwell, George
A Handful of Dust - Waugh, Evelyn
A House for Mr. Biswas - Naipaul, V.S.
A Passage to India - Forster, E. M.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Joyce, James
A Tale of Two Cities - Dickens, Charles
Animal Farm - Orwell, George
Anna Karenina - Tolstoy, Leo
Beloved - Morrison, Toni
Black Mischief - Waugh, Evelyn
Scoop - Waugh, Evelyn
The Loved One - Waugh, Evelyn
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold - Waugh, Evelyn
Brideshead Revisited - Waugh, Evelyn
Canterbury Tales - Chaucer
Carried Away - Munro, Alice
Catch-22 - Heller, Joseph
Collected Stories - Chandler, Raymond
Collected Stories - Dahl, Roald
Collected Stories - Kafka, Fran
Collected Stories - Maugham, W. Somerset
Crime and Punishment - Dostoevsky, Fyodor
David Copperfield - Dickens, Charles
Doctor Zhivago - Pasternak, Boris
Dubliners - Joyce, James
Great Expectations - Dickens, Charles
Heart of Darkness - Conrad, Joseph
Jane Eyre - Bronte, Charlotte
Joseph and His Brothers - Mann, Thomas
Lolita - Nabokov, Vladimir
Love in the Time of Cholera - Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Madame Bovary - Flaubert, Gustave
Midnight’s Children - Rushdie, Salman
Moby Dick - Melville, Herman
Molloy - Beckett, Samuel
Malone Dies - Beckett, Samuel
The Unameable: A Trilogy - Beckett, Samuel
Mr. Sampath – The Printer of Malgudi - Narayan, R.K.
The Financial Expert - Narayan, R.K.
Waiting for the Mahatma - Narayan, R.K.
Mrs. Dalloway - Woolf, Virginia
My Antonia - Cather, Willa
Offshore - Fitzgerald, Penelope
Human Voices - Fitzgerald, Penelope
The Beginning of Spring - Fitzgerald, Penelope
Oliver Twist - Dickens, Charles
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Solzhenitsyn, Alexander
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Pale Fire - Nabokov, Vladimir
Persuasion - Austen, Jane
Pnin - Nabokov, Vladimir
Pride and Prejudice - Austen, Jane
Rabbit Angstrom - Updike, John
Sense and Sensibility - Austen, Jane
Song of Solomon - Morrison, Toni
Swami and Friends - Narayan, R.K.
The Bachelor of Arts - Narayan, R.K.
The Dark Room - Narayan, R.K.
The English Teacher - Narayan, R.K.
The Arabian Nights
The Big Sleep - Chandler, Raymond
Farewell my Lovely - Chandler, Raymond
The High Window - Chandler, Raymond
The Bookshop- Fitzgerald, Penelope
The Gate of Angels - Fitzgerald, Penelope
The Blue Flower - Fitzgerald, Penelope
All the Pretty Horses / The Border Trilogy - McCarthy, CormacThe Crossing / The Border Trilogy - McCarthy, Cormac
Cities of the Plain / The Border Trilogy - McCarthy, Cormac
The Brothers Karamazov - Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The Castle - Kafka, Franz
The Complete Henry Bech - Updike, John
The Complete Short Novels - Chekhov, Anton
The Complete Short Stories - Waugh, Evelyn
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis - Bassani, Giorgio
The General in His Labyrinth - Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
The Handmaid’s Tale - Atwood, Margaret
The House of the Spirits - Allende, Isabel
The Human Factor - Greene, Graham
The Lady in the Lake - Chandler, Raymond
The Little Sister - Chandler, Raymond
The Long Goodbye - Chandler, Raymond
Playback - Chandler, Raymond
The Magic Mountain - Mann, Thomas
The Maltese Falcon - Hammett, Dashiell
The Thin Man - Hammett, Dashiell
Red Harvest - Hammett, Dashiell
The Mill on the Floss - Eliot, George
The Name of the Rose - Eco, Umberto
The Plague - Camus, Albert
The Fall
- Camus, Albert
Exile and the Kingdom - Camus, Albert
Selected Essays - Camus, Albert
The Postman Always Rings Twice - Cain, James M
Double Indemnity - Cain, James M
Mildred Pierce - Cain, James M
Selected Stories - Cain, James M
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Spark, Muriel
The Girls of Slender Means - Spark, Muriel
The Driver’s Seat - Spark, Muriel
The Only Problem - Spark, Muriel
The Radetzky March - Roth, Joseph
The Scarlett Letter - Hawthorne, Nathaniel
The Stranger - Camus, Albert
The Tale of Genji - Murasaki, Shikibu
The Talented Mr. Ripley - Highsmith, Patricia
Ripley Underground - Highsmith, Patricia
Ripley’s Game - Highsmith, Patricia
The Trial - Kafka, Franz
Things Fall Apart - Achebe, Chinua
This Side of Paradise - Fitzgerald, F. Scott
To the Lighthouse - Woolf, Virginia
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn - Twain, Mark
Ulysses - Joyce, James
Zeno’s Conscience - Svevo, Italo
The Best of Wodehouse - Wodehouse, P. G.
Dain Curse - Hammett, Dashiel
The Glass Key and The Selected Stories - Hammett, Dashiel
Death Comes for the Archbishop - Cather, Willa
Ficciones - Borges, Jorge Luis
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler - Calvino, Italo
The Master and Margarita - Bulgakov, Mikhail
Sons and Lovers - Lawrence, D. H.
The Cairo Trilogy - Mahfouz, Naguib
The Sword of Honour Trilogy - Waugh, Evelyn
Three Novels of Ancient Egypt Khufu’s Wisdom - Mahfouz, Naguib
Rhodopis of Nubia - Mahfouz, Naguib
Thebes at War - Mahfouz, Naguib
Mansfield Park - Austen, Jane
Northanger Abbey - Austen, Jane
Emma - Austen, Jane

Democracy in America - Tocqueville, Alexis De
Essays - Orwell, George
Meditations - Aurelius, Marcus
Rights of Man and Common Sense - Paine, Thomas
Speak, Memory - Nabokov, Vladimir
The Republic - Plato
The Prince - Machiavelli, Niccolo
The Wealth of Nations - Smith, Adam
Walden - Thoreau, Henry David
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live - Didion, Joan
Waugh Abroad: Collected Travel Writing - Waugh, Evelyn
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman - Wollstonecraft, Mary

Tao Te Ching - Lao-Tzu
The Collected Works - Gibran, Kahlil
The Confessions - Augustine

The Aeneid - Virgil
The Divine Comedy - Dante, Alighieri
The Iliad - Homer
The Odyssey - Homer
Marriage Poems - Hollander, John
Baudelaire: Poems - Baudelaire, Charles

The Analects - Confucius

The Histories - Herodotus

The Periodic Table - Levi, Primo
The Woman Warrior, China Men - Kingston, Maxine Hong
The Life of Samuel Johnson - Boswell, James

Adventures of Robin Hood - Green, Roger Lancelyn
Aladdin and Other Tales - Robinson, W. Heath
Anne of Green Gables - Montgomery, L. M.
A Apple Pie & Nursery Rhymes - Greenaway, Kate
The BFG - Dahl, Roald
Black Beauty - Sewell, Anna
A Book of Nonsense - Lear, Edward
A Child’s Garden of Verses - Stevenson, Robert Louis
A Christmas Carol - Dickens, Charles
Daddy Long Legs - Webster, Jean
Don Quixote of the Mancha - Cervantes, Miguel De
English Fairy Tales - Jacobs, Joseph
The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children - Avery, Gillian
The Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse - Guinness, Louise
Fables - Aesop
Fairy Tales - Andersen, Hans Christian
Fairy Tales - The Brothers Grimm
Jack the Giant Killer - Doyle, Richard
Just So Stories - Kipling, Rudyard
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - Green, Roger Lancelyn
The Light in the Forest - Richter, Conrad
Little Red Riding Hood & Other Stories - Perrault, Charles
Little Women - Alcott, Louisa May
Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes - Jerrold, Walter
Peter Pan - Barrie, J.M.
The Pied Piper of Hamlin - Browning, Robert
The Princess and the Goblin - MacDonald, George
Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Rhymes and Stories - Caldecott, Randolph
Robinson Crusoe - Defoe, Daniel
Russian Fairly Tales - Avery, Gillian
The Scarlett Pimpernel - Orczy, Baroness
The Secret Garden - Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Sherlock Holmes - Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Sleeping Beauty - Evans, C.S.
The Three Musketeers - Dumas, Alexandre
Treasure Island - Stevenson, Robert Louis
The Wind in the Willows - Grahame, Kenneth
The Wizard of Oz - Baum, L. Frank
A Wonder Book for Boys & Girls - Hawthorne, Nathaniel