Books

Bokklubben World Library Top 100 Books

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  • Things Fall Apart
  • Fairy tales - Hans Christian Andersen
  • The Divine Comedy
  • Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Book of Job
  • One Thousand and One Nights
  • Njál's Saga
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Le Père Goriot
  • Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, a trilogy
  • The Decameron
  • Ficciones - Borges
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The Stranger
  • Poems - Paul Celan
  • Journey to the End of the Night
  • Don Quixote
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • Stories - Chekhov
  • Nostromo
  • Great Expectations
  • Jacques the Fatalist
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • Crime and Punishment
  • The Idiot
  • The Possessed
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • Middlemarch

TIME Top 100 Books

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  • The Adventures of Augie March (1953) by Saul Bellow
  • All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren
  • American Pastoral (1997) by Philip Roth
  • An American Tragedy (1925) by Theodore Dreiser
  • Animal Farm (1946) by George Orwell
  • Appointment in Samarra (1934) by John O’Hara
  • Are You There God?

Books Read in 2015

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  1. 22 Indigo Place - Sandra Brown

Finished in 2015

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  • Gloriana - Michael Moorcock

Books Read in 2015

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  1. Coming Clean: A Memoir by Kimberly Rae Miller (4/5)
  2. Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!: Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life by Denise Duffield-Thomas (4/5)

Best novels (that I've read)

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  • Transcendent Reading Experiences:
  • Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time
  • Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse
  • Cormac McCarthy: Suttree
  • Thomas Pynchon: Gravity's Rainbow
  • James Joyce: Ulysses
  • Charles Dickers: Bleak House
  • Jose Saramago: Blindness
  • Stanislaw Lem: Solaris
  • John Barth: The Sot-Weed Factor
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace
  • Books I Adore:
  • William Gaddis: The Recognitions
  • Olaf Stapledon: Star Maker
  • Richard Wright: Native Son
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamasov
  • Virginia Woolf: Orlando
  • Don DeLillo: Whit

Banned & Challenged Books

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  1. 1984 - George Orwell
  2. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
  3. A Day No Pigs Would Die - Robert Newton Peck
  4. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
  5. A Light in the Attic - Shel Silverstein
  6. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
  7. A Separate Peace - John Knowles
  8. A Time to Kill - John Grisham
  9. A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L’Engle
  10. *Alice (series) - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  11. All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
  12. Always Running - Luis Rodriguez
  13. America: A Novel - E.R.

Reading Log, 2015

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  1. (01.15) Our Gods Wear Spandex – Christopher Knowles
  2. (01.17) Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang
  3. (01.26) The Sixth Extinction – Elizabeth Kolbert
  4. (02.01) The Forever War – Joe Haldeman
  5. (02.12) Rendezvous with Rama – Arthur C. Clarke
  6. (02.14) I'll Give You the Sun – Jandy Nelson

Books Read in 2015

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  1. All Clear-Connie Willis (643 pages)
  2. Y: The Last Man, Volume 2: Cycles (comic book)-Brian K. Vaughn, Pia Guerra and Jose Marzan Jr.
  3. Foundation's Edge-Isaac Asimov (450 pages)
  4. Seconds: A Graphic Novel-Bryan Lee O'Malley (323 pages)
  5. Battle Magic-Tamora Pierce (440 pages)
  6. Going Bovine-Libba Bray (480 pages)
  7. Well of Ascension-Brandon Sanderson (590 pages)
  8. The Promise of Amazing-Robin Constantine (371 pages)

Books Read in 2015

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  1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman
  2. A Stir of Echoes - Richard Matheson
  3. High Stakes - Dick Francis
  4. The Moving Target - Ross MacDonald
  5. Find a Victim - Ross MacDonald
  6. The Broken Sword - Poul Anderson
  7. Fool Moon - Jim Butcher
  8. The Shape of Water - Andrea Camilleri