Book List!

My buddy Kate asked friends about their favorite books and compiled a list. Here’s the list (which I’m super excited to dive into!) and her email if you’re interested in being a part of the shared google doc.

Edwind Abbott, Flatland
Paul  Auster, City of Glass
Anthony  Beevors, Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin
Roberto Bolaño , 2666
Paul Bowles, The Spider’s House
Italo  Calvino, If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler
James  Clavell, Shogun
Richard  Dawkins,, The Blind Watchmaker
Antoine  de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
Antoine de St Exupery, Sand, Wind and Stars
Don  DeLillo, White Noise
Daniel  Dennett, Kinds of Minds
Joan  Didion, Slouching Towards Bethlehe
Fyodor  Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment
Daphne  du Maurier, Rebecca
 Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo   <===== editor's note: my contribution to the list.
Ralph Waldo Emerson,  “Self-Reliance” 
Hans  Fallada, Everyman Dies Alone
William  Faulkner, As I Lay Dying
Gabriel  Garcia Marquez, 100 Years of Solitude
Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories
Herman  Hesse, Steppenwolf
Douglas  Hofstadter, Godel, Escher, Bach
INCITE!, The Revolution Will Not be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex
Henry James, Portrait of a Lady
James  Joyce, Ulysses
James  Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Miranda  July, No One Belongs Here More Than You
Naomi  Klein, The Shock Doctrine
Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
Milan  Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Ray  Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near
Reif Larson, The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
Ron  Leshem, Beaufort
C.S.  Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia (series)
Mark  Mazower,  The Dark Continent
Carson  McCullers, The Heart is A Lonely Hunter
Herman  Melville, Moby Dick
Herman  Melville, Billy Bud, Sailor
Toni  Morrison , Beloved
Vladmir  Nabokov, Lolita, 
Mary  Oliver, Mary Oliver Poems
Charles  Petzold, The Annotated Turing
Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass (series
Daniel  Quinn, Ishmael
Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children
Salman  Rushdie, Midnight’s Children
Salman  Rushdie, The Satanic Verses
J.D.  Salinger, Nine Short Stories
Orson  Scott Card, Enders Game (series- stick with the first 3
Mary  Shelley, Frankenstein 
Rebecca  Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henriette Lacks
Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose  
Wallace  Stegner, Crossing to Safety 
John Steinbeck, Cannery Row
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley
Gary Steyngart, Super Sad True Love Story
Mark  Twain’s, Pudd’n Head Wilson 
John Updike, Rabbit Redux  
John  Updike., Rabbit, Run, 
Craig  Werner, A Change is Gonna Come
Cornel  West, Democracy Matters
Cornel  West, Race Matters
Elie  Wiesel, Night
Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States
Abraham Verghese, Cutting for Stone

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