Books

Clone of Harold Bloom's Western Canon

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  • The Theocratic Age

  • The Ancient Near East
  • Gilgamesh
  • Egyptian Book of the Dead
  • Holy Bible (King James Version)
  • The Apocrypha
  • Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  • Ancient India
  • Mahabharata
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • Ramayana

  • The Ancient Greeks
  • Iliad - Homer
  • Odyssey - Homer
  • Works and Days - Hesiod
  • Theogony - Hesiod
  • The Poetry of Archilochos
  • The Poetry of Sappho
  • The Poetry of Alkman
  • Odes - Pindar
  • Oresteia - Aeschylus
  • Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  • Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  • Persians - Aeschylus
  • Suppliant Women - Aeschy

Books I have read in 2015 (so far)

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  • Fiction
  • Ebola K: A Terrorism Thriller - book 1 by Bobby Adair
  • The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus by Margaret Atwood
  • Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1) by Margaret Atwood
  • Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo
  • Non Fiction
  • How to write a Killer LinkedIn Profile by Brenda Bernstein
  • Send!: A Dozen Ways to Make E-mail Productive Again by Paul H Burton
  • Business Writing for Dummies by Natalie Canavor
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S.

MEDUSA - collana ed. Mondadori (1933-1969)

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  • 1933

Harold Bloom's Western Canon

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  1. The Theocratic Age

  2. The Ancient Near East
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Egyptian Book of the Dead
  5. Holy Bible (King James Version)
  6. The Apocrypha
  7. Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  8. Ancient India
  9. Mahabharata
  10. Bhagavad-Gita
  11. Ramayana

  12. The Ancient Greeks
  13. Iliad - Homer
  14. Odyssey - Homer
  15. Works and Days - Hesiod
  16. Theogony - Hesiod
  17. The Poetry of Archilochos
  18. The Poetry of Sappho
  19. The Poetry of Alkman
  20. Odes - Pindar
  21. Oresteia - Aeschylus
  22. Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  23. Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  24. Persians - Aeschylus
  25. Suppliant Women - Aeschylus
  26. O

Books I Have Read and Loved (or at least really liked)

  1. Accordion Crimes by Annie Proulx
  2. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  3. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
  4. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  5. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  6. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  8. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  9. The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J.

Suggested Reading

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  • Alan BENNETT – The Uncommon Reader
  • Charles BUKOWSKI – Ham on Rye
  • Peter CAMERON – Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
  • Vincenzo CERAMI – L'incontro
  • Agatha CHRISTIE – Ten Little Niggers (And Then There Were None)
  • Julio CORTAZAR – Bestiario
  • Michael CUNNINGHAM – The Hours
  • Gabriele D'ANNUNZIO – Il piacere
  • Daphne DU MAURIER – The Parasites
  • Bret EASTON ELLIS – American psycho
  • Francis Scott FITZGERALD – Tender Is the Night
  • Nick HORNBY – A Long Way Down
  • Patricia HIGHSMITH – The Talented Mr.

99 Novels by Anthony Burgess

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  • Chinua Achebe – A Man of the People – (1966)
  • Brian Aldiss – Life in the West (1980)
  • Kingsley Amis – Lucky Jim (1954)
  • Kingsley Amis – The Anti-Death League (1966)
  • James Baldwin – Another Country (1962)
  • J. G.

New York Times Best Sellers (Incomplete list)

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  • January 4, 1942 The Keys of the Kingdom A. J. Cronin
  • January 11-February 1 Windswept Mary Ellen Chase
  • February 8 Dragon Seed Pearl S. Buck
  • February 15 Frenchman's Creek Daphne du Maurier
  • February 22-March15 Dragon Seed Pearl S.

Kids’ Top 100 Books by National Education Association (2000)

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  • 1. Harry Potter (series) by J. K. Rowling
  • 2. Goosebumps (series) by R. L. Stine
  • 3. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  • 4. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  • 5. Arthur (series) by Marc Brown
  • 6. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
  • 7. Shiloh (trilogy) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • 8. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  • 9. Holes by Louis Sachar
  • 10. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • 11. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
  • 12. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (series) by Judy Blume
  • 13. Sideways Stories from Wayside School (series) by Louis Sachar
  • 14. The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • 15.

1000 Novels Everyone Must Read by The Guardian (23 January 2009)

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  • Comedy
  • Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  • Money by Martin Amis
  • The Information by Martin Amis
  • The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge
  • According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
  • Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
  • A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
  • Augustus Carp, Esq.