Books (and plays) I have read: list started August 5, 2012

August 2012:

  1. The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath, (1963)
  2. The Lord of the Rings JRR Tolkein, (1955)
  3. (f) The Basic Kafka Kafka, (1946)
  4. The Road Cormac McCarthy (2006)
  5. The Beginning and The End Isaac Asimov (1977)
  6. The Mysterious Affair at Styles Agatha Christie (1920)
  7. (f) Narcissus and Goldmund Herman Hesse (1930)

September 2012:

  1. (f)It Can't Happen Here Sinclair Lewis, (1935)
  2. (f)The Secret Adversary Agatha Christie, (1922)
  3. Another Fine Myth Robert Asprin, (1978)

October 2012:

  1. Aurora Dawn Herman Wouk, (1947)

November 2012:

  1. The Body Snatcher and other Classic Ghost Stories Compiled by Michael Kelahan, (2011)
  2. Black Coffee Agatha Christie, (1930)
  3. Tom Sawyer Mark Twain, (1876)
  4. The Unexpected Guest Agatha Christie, (1958)
  5. A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens, (1859)
  6. Hickory Dickory Death Agatha Christie, (1955)
  7. Babylon Revisited and other stories F. Scott Fitzgerald, (1960)

December 2012:

  1. The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare, (~1597)
  2. The Taming of The Shrew William Shakespeare, (~1590)
  3. How the World Works Nicholson Baker, (2012)
  4. All's Well That Ends Well William Shakespeare, (~1604)
  5. As You Like It William Shakespeare, (~1600)
  6. The Comedy of Errors William Shakespeare, (~1594)

January 2013:

  1. Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes, (1966)
  2. Android Down Dan Manning, (2010)
  3. Cymbeline, King of Britain William Shakespeare, (~1609)
  4. Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation Stephen Mitchell, (2002)

February 2013:

  1. Measure for Measure William Shakespeare, (~1603)
  2. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark William Shakespeare, (~1602)

March 2013:

  1. King Lear William Shakespeare, (~1606)
  2. The Once and Future King T. H. White, (1939-1958)
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream William Shakespeare, (~1593)

April 2013:

  1. The Tempest William Shakespeare, (~1623)
  2. The Iliad Homer, (~750 BC)
  3. Anarchism and Other Essays Emma Goldman, (1910)
  4. Pericles, Prince of Tyre William Shakespeare, (~1607)

May 2013:

  1. The Odyssey Homer, (~730 BC)
  2. Republic Plato, (~380 BC)
  3. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald, (1925)
  4. Ashenden or: The British Agent W. Somerset Maugham, (1928)

June 2013:

  1. Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll, (1871)
  2. Othello William Shakespeare, (~1603)
  3. The Cubicles of Madness Dan Manning, (2011)
  4. Richard III William Shakespeare, (~1592)
  5. Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare, (~1591)
  6. Julius Caesar William Shakespeare, (~1599)

July 2013:

  1. Richard II William Shakespeare, (~1595)
  2. 1 Henry IV William Shakespeare, (~1597)
  3. 2 Henry IV William Shakespeare, (~1598)
  4. Henry V William Shakespeare, (~1599)
  5. 1 Henry VI William Shakespeare, (~1591)
  6. 2 Henry VI William Shakespeare, (~1591)
  7. 3 Henry VI William Shakespeare, (~1591)
  8. Titus Andronicus William Shakespeare, (~1592)
  9. Two Gentlemen of Verona William Shakespeare, (~1593)
  10. The Winter's Tale William Shakespeare, (~1610)
  11. Timon of Athens William Shakespeare, (~1605)
  12. Troilus and Cressida William Shakespeare, (~1602)

August 2013:

  1. Twelfth Night William Shakespeare, (~1599)
  2. Love's Labor's Lost William Shakespeare, (~1588)
  3. King John William Shakespeare, (~1596)
  4. Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare, (~1598)
  5. The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare, (~1600)
  6. Henry VIII William Shakespeare, (~1612)
  7. Antony and Cleopatra William Shakespeare, (~1606)
  8. Coriolanus William Shakespeare, (~1607)
  9. I, Robot Isaac Asimov, (1950)
  10. When You Are Engulfed In Flames David Sedaris, (2008)
  11. The Death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy, (1886)
  12. William Shakespeare's Star Wars Ian Doescher, (2013)

September 2013:

  1. Tender Is The Night F. Scott Fitzgerald, (1934)
  2. Ethan Frome Edith Wharton, (1911)
  3. Dune (1/2) Frank Herbert, (1965)
  4. North to The Rails (1/2) Louis L'Amour, (1965)
  5. Me Talk Pretty One Day David Sedaris, (2000)
  6. Barrel Fever David Sedaris, (1994)
  7. Techniques Of The Selling Writer Dwight V. Swain, (1965)

November 2013:

  1. The Art of Critical Thinking Rolf Dobelli, (2013)
  2. Ready Player One Ernest Cline, (2011)
  3. The Best Short Stories of The Modern Age Douglas Angus, editor, (1962)

December 2013:

  1. Oh Brother Christy Potter, (2013)
  2. The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas, (1844)
  3. The Geography of Nowhere James Howard Kunstler, (1994)

January 2014:

  1. The Hobbit JRR Tolkein, (1937)
  2. The Inferno (1/2) Dante Alighieri, (~1314)

February 2014:

  1. The Quiet American Graham Greene, (1955)
  2. Free Will Sam Harris, (2012)

March 2014:

  1. The Fellowship of The Ring JRR Tolkein, (1954)

May 2014:

  1. The Two Towers JRR Tolkein, (1954)
  2. Robot Stories Dan Manning, (2014)

June 2014:

  1. Happy Valley (1/3) Patrick White, (1939)

July 2014:

  1. The Return of The King JRR Tolkein, (1954)
  2. Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein, (1959)
  3. The Future of the Mind Michio Kaku, (2014)

August 2014:

  1. The Naked and The Dead Norman Mailer, (1948)
  2. Conan #1 Robert E. Howard, (1967)

September 2014:

  1. Metamorphoses Ovid, (8 A.D.)
  2. Intro to Objectivist Epistemology Ayn Rand, (1966)

October 2014:

  1. Star Trek #1 James Blish, (1967)
  2. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen, (1813)

November 2014:

  1. The Secret History Donna Tartt, (1992)
  2. Stranger In A Strange Land Robert Heinlein, (1961)

December 2014:

  1. The Power and The Glory Graham Greene, (1940)

January 2015:

  1. 1984 George Orwell, (1949)
  2. A Portrait of The Artist As A Young Man James Joyce, (1916)

March 2015:

  1. Ulyssess (1/2) James Joyce, (1934)

April 2015:

  1. The Once and Future King T.H. White, (1958)
  2. The Sirens of Titan(1/2) Kurt Vonnegut Jr., (1959)

May 2015:

  1. Sphere Michael Crichton, (1987)

June 2015:

  1. Great Essays edited by Houston Peterson, (1953)

July 2015:

  1. Meditations Marcus Aurelius, (170 to 180 CE)
  2. Dracula Bram Stoker, (1897)
  3. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, (1594-1623)
  4. Reassess Your Chess Jeremy Silman, (2010)

September 2015:

  1. How the Mind Works Steven Pinker, (1997)
  2. The Elric Saga Part 1 Michael Moorcock, (1984)

October 2015:

  1. Frankenstein Mary Shelly, (1818)

November 2015:

  1. Night Shift Stephen King, (1976)

January 2016:

  1. The Amature's Mind Jeremy Silman, (1995)

February 2016:

  1. From Karamzin to Bunin Carl R. Proffer, (1969)

March 2016:

  1. Cannery Row John Steinbeck, (1945)

May 2016:

  1. The Supreme Doctrine Hubert Benoit, (1955)

June 2016:

  1. Seize the Day Saul Bellow, (1956)

August 2016:

  1. 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life Karen Armstrong, (2011)
  2. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy, (1877)

September 2016:

  1. The Patchwork Devil Cavan Scott, (2016)

November 2016:

  1. David Copperfield Charles Dickens, (1850)
  2. Metamorphoses Ovid, (8?)

December 2016:

  1. Howard's End E.M. Forster, (1910)
  2. Engaging Pieces Howard Goldowsky, (2007)
  3. The Complete Plays William Shakespeare, (1904)
  4. Bobby Fischer Goes to War Edmonds & Eidinow, (2004)
  5. Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe, (1719)

January 2017:

  1. Oliver Twist Charles Dickens, (1837)
  2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy Douglas Adams, (1980)
  3. The Stranger Albert Camus, (1942)

February 2017:

  1. When You Are Engulfed in Flames David Sedaris, (2008)
  2. The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway, (1926)
  3. A Farewell To Arms Ernest Hemingway, (1929)
  4. Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck, (1937)
  5. Death Comes to The Archbishop Willa Cather, (1927)

March 2017:

  1. Cass Timberlane Sinclair Lewis, (1945)
  2. Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone J.K. Rowling, (1997)
  3. Lord of the Flies William Golding, (1954)

April 2017:

  1. For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway, (1940)
  2. Heart of Darkness & other Stories Joseph Conrad, (1899)

May 2017:

  1. Wuthering Heights Emily Brontė, (1847)

June 2017:

  1. Don Quixote Miguel Cervantes, (1605)

July 2017:

  1. A Room With a View E. M. Forster, (1908)

August 2017:

  1. Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham, (1915)

September 2017:

  1. In Cold Blood Truman Capote, (1965)
  2. 21 Great Short Stories Lass, Tasman, Editors, (1969)
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