ReadingLisT

This is a list of books to read at some point in one's life. Many are my favorite books.
 

  • 1984 by George Orwell

  • A Separate Peace by John Knowles

  • A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

  • A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul

  • A Dance to the Music of Time (series) by Anthony Powell

  • A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

  • A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul

  • A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

  • A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

  • A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh

  • A Change of Heart by David Garrett Izzo

  • A Tomb on the Periphery by John Domini

  • Alive by Piers Paul Read

  • All the Kingıs Men by Robert Penn Warren

  • An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

  • Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

  • Animal Farm by George Orwell

  • Anthem by Ayn Rand

  • Appointment in Samarra by John OıHara

  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

  • Be the Person You Were Meant to Be by Dr. Jerry Greenwald

  • Being There by Jerzy Kosinski

  • Beloved by Toni Morrison

  • Billy Budd by Herman Melville

  • Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth by Richard Wright

  • Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya

  • Blindness by Jose Saramago

  • Bones Washed with Wine by Jeff Mann

  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

  • Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

  • By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho

  • Canciones para una sola cuerda / Songs for a Single String by Jesıs Gardea / trans. Robert L. Giron

  • Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros

  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

  • Cathedral by Raymond Carver

  • City of Night by John Rechy

  • Crime & Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

  • Damian by Hermann Hesse

  • Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

  • Dead Time / Tiempo muerto by Carlos Rubio

  • Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

  • Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

  • Deliverance by James Dickey

  • Dervish by Gerard Wozek

  • Dreams and Other Ailments / Sueıos y otros Achaques by Teresa Bevin

  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck

  • Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

  • Feelings by Willard Gaylin, M.D.

  • Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  • From Here to Eternity by James Jones

  • Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

  • Hard Time by Charles Dickens

  • Havana Split by Teresa Bevin

  • Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

  • Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow

  • Hiroshima by John Hersey

  • Home by LeRoi Jones

  • Honey by Richard Carr

  • House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

  • Howards End by E. M. Forster

  • I, Claudius by Robert Graves

  • I'm Ok You're Ok by Thomas H. Harris, M.D.

  • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

  • Ironweed by William Kennedy

  • It Takes a Village: An Other Lessons Children Teach Us by Hillary Rodham Clinton

  • Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo

  • Kim by Rudyard Kipling

  • Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

  • Let Orpheus Take Your Hand by George Klawitter

  • Light in August by William Faulkner

  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

  • Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

  • Loving by Henry Green

  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

  • Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

  • Maurice by E. M. Forster

  • Maximus in Catland by David Garrett Izzo

  • Metamorphosis of the Serpent God by Robert L. Giron

  • Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

  • Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

  • Native Son by Richard Wright

  • Nostromo by Joseph Conrad

  • Now I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings by Maya Angalou

  • Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

  • On the Road by Jak Kerouac

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

  • On the Altar of Greece by Donna J. G. Lee

  • Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

  • Paradeıs End by Ford Maddox Ford

  • Pelican Brief by John Grisham

  • Poetic Voices Without Borders edited by Robert L. Giron

  • Pocho by Jose Antonio Villarreal

  • Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

  • Portnoyıs Complaint by Philip Roth

  • Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

  • Rite of Passage by Richard Wright

  • Roots by Alex Haley

  • Secret Memories / Recuerdos secretos by Carlos Rubio

  • Scoop by Evelyn Waugh

  • Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen

  • Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

  • Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

  • Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

  • Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

  • Songs for the Spirit by Robert L. Giron

  • Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

  • Sophieıs Choice by William Styron

  • Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver

  • Steppenwolf by Herman Hesse

  • Studs Lonigan (Trilogy) by James T. Farrell

  • Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

  • Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

  • Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham

  • The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

  • The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

  • The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

  • The Way of all Flesh by Samuel Butler

  • The Ambassadors by Henry James

  • The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West

  • The Wings of the Dove by Henry James

  • The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow

  • The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever

  • The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford

  • The Golden Bowl by Henry James

  • The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen

  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

  • The Living and the Dead by Paul Hendrickson

  • The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

  • The Old Wivesı Tale by Arnold Bennett

  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London

  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

  • The Ginger Man by J. P. Donleavy

  • The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad

  • The Magus by John Fowles

  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The Sexual Outlaw by John Rechy

  • The Prince by Machiavelli

  • The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

  • The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

  • The Moviegoer by Walker Percy

  • The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington

  • The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

  • The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

  • The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker

  • The Great White Hope by Howard Sackler

  • The Great Canopy by Paula Goldman

  • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

  • The Shining by Stephen King

  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

  • The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols

  • The Ultimate Secrets of Total Self-Confidence by Dr. Robert Anthony

  • The Counterfeiters by Andre Gide

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

  • The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

  • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

  • The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo Jose Cela

  • The Age of Reason by Jean-Paul Satre

  • The Smoke Week: Sept. 9-11, 2001 by Ellis Avery

  • The Origin of the Milky Way by Barbara Louis Ungar

  • The Nature Sonnets by Jill Williams

  • The Last of Paradise by Kiki Denis

  • The Spanish Teacher by Barbara de la Cuesta

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

  • Tickets to a Closing Play by Janet I. Buck

  • To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  • Tobacco Road by Erskine Caldwell

  • Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

  • Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

  • Twelve Rivers of the Body by Elizabeth Oness

  • U.S.A. (Trilogy) by John Dos Passos

  • Ulysses by James Joyce

  • Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry

  • Under the Net by Iris Murdoch

  • Washington Square by Henry James

  • Where I'm Calling From by Raymond Carver

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? by Edward Albee

  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

  • Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

  • Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

  • Wrestling with Wood by Robert L. Giron

  • Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm