Summer Reading 2009

City of Glass (Paul Auster)
The Brooklyn Follies (Paul Auster)
Back in the World (Tobias Wolff)
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Ana Historic (Daphne Marlatt)
Dismantling the Hills (Michael McGriff) [But poetry’s always up for frequent, selective re-reads.]
Nineteen Minutes (Jodi Picoult)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
The History of Love
(Nicole Krauss)
Family Planning (Karan Mahajan) [<– Got bored but may return to it later.]
Through the Looking Glass (Lewis Carroll)
In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
Everything is Illuminated (Jonathan Safran Foer)
Young Men and Fire (Norman Maclean)
The Power and the Glory (Graham Greene)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbovsky)
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (Mark Haddom)
The Secret Lives of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd)
Light in August (William Faulkner)
In the Lake of the Woods (Tim O’Brien)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
Twelfth Night
Richard III
Julius Caesar
The Merchant of Venice
The Writing Life (Annie Dillard)
Still Alice (Lisa Genova)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Dave Eggers)
Flaubert’s Parrot (Julian Barnes)
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Julian Barnes)
Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel García Márquez)
Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story (Chuck Klosterman)
Letters to a Young Poet (Ranier Marie Rilke)
Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name (Vendela Vida)
Dear American Airlines (Jonathan Miles)
A Short History of Women (Kate Walbert)

Now reading: David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, Tobias Wolff’s Back in the World, Julian Barnes’ Flaubert’s Parrot

Up next:  Kate Walbert’s A Short History of Women, Gabriel García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated


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