Books to read listed alphabetically by author *ever in progress*

    •        Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
    •        Hans Christian Andersen, Fairy Tales and Stories
    •        Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
    •        Samuel Beckett, Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable
    •        Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron
    •        Jorge Luis Borges, Collected Fictions
    •        Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
    •        William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis
    •        Albert Camus, The Stranger
    •        Paul Celan, Poems
    •        Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Journey to the End of the Night
    •        Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
    •        Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales
    •        Anton Chekhov, Selected Stories; Thousand and One Nights
    •        Joseph Conrad, Nostromo
    •        James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans
    •        Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
    •        Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
    •        Denis Diderot, Jacques the Fatalist and His Master
    •        Alfred Doblin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
    •        John Donne
      • The Canonization
      • The Flea
      • The Bait
      • Elegy 19
      • Holy Sonnet 14
      • Good Friday.Riding Westward
    •        Fyodor Dostoyevsky
      • Crime and Punishment;
      • The Idiot
      • The Possessed
      • The Brothers Karamaz
    •        George Eliot, Middlemarch
    •        Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
    •        Ralph Waldo Emerson
      • Nature
      • Self-Reliance
    •        Euripides, Medea
    •        Exeter Book Elegies
      • The Wanderer
      • The Seafarer
      • The Wife’s Lament
      • The Ruin
    •        William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom; The Sound and the Fury
    •        Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary; A Sentimental Education
    •        Federico Garcia Lorca, Gypsy Ballads
    •        Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude; Love in the Time of Cholera
    •        Anon, The Epic of Gilgamesh
    •        Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust
    •        Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls
    •        Günter Grass, The Tin Drum
    •        Joao Guimaraes Rosa, The Devil to Pay in the Backlands
    •        Knut Hamsun, Hunger
    •        Nathaniel Hawthorne
      • The Scarlet Letter (including Custom-House)
      • Young Goodman Brown
      • The May-Pole of Merry Mount
      • The Minister’s Black Veil
      • Preface to The House of Seven Gables
    •        Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
    •        Homer, The Iliad; The Odyssey
    •        Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House
    •        Washington Irving
      • Rip Van Winkle
      • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    •        Anon, The Book of Job
    •        James Joyce, Ulysses
    •        Franz Kafka, The Complete Stories; The Trial; The Castle
    •        Kalidasa, The Recognition of Sakuntala
    •        Yasunari Kawabata, The Sound of the Mountain
    •        Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek
    •        D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers
    •        Halldor K. Laxness, Independent People
    •        Giacomo Leopardi, Complete Poems
    •        Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook
    •        Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking
    •        Lu Xun, Diary of a Madman and Other Stories
    •        Anon, Mahabharata
    •        Naguib Mahfouz, Children of Gebelawi
    •        Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks; The Magic Mountain
    •        Christopher Marlowe
      • The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
      • Dr Faustus
    •        Herman Melville
      • Moby Dick
      • Benito Cereno
    •        Michel de Montaigne, Essays
    •        Elsa Morante, History
    •        Toni Morrison, Beloved
    •        Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji
    •        Robert Musil, The Man Without Qualities
    •        Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita; Njal’s Saga
    •        George Orwell, 1984
    •        Ovid, Metamorphoses
    •        Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
    •        Edgar Allan Poe, The Complete Tales
      • William Wilson. A Tale
      • The Raven
      • The Fall of the House of Usher
      • The Man of the Crowd
      • The Masque of the Red Death
      • The Tell-Tale Heart
      • The Cask of Amontillado
      • The Philosophy of Composition
    •        Alexander Pope, Works of Alexander Pope
    •        Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past
    •        Francois Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel
    •        Sir Walter Ralegh, The Nymph’s Reply to the Shephard
    •        Juan Rulfo, Pedro Paramo
    •        Jalalu’l-Din Rumi, The Mathnawi
    •        Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children
    •        Sheikh Saadi of Shiraz, The Bostan of Saadi (The Orchard)
    •        Tayeb Salih, A Season of Migration to the North
    •        Jose Saramago, Blindness
    •        William Shakespeare, Hamlet; King Lear; Othello
    •        Sophocles, Oedipus the King
    •        Stendhal, The Red and the Black
    •        Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy
    •        Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    •        Italo Svevo, Confessions of Zeno
    •        Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels
    •        Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods
    •        Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace; Anna Karenina; The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
    •        Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    •        Valmiki, Ramayana
    •        Virgil, The Aeneid
    •        Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
    •        Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway; To the Lighthouse
    •        Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadria
    •        Unknown, Beowulf
    •        Unknown, The Dream of the Rood
    •        Unknown, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight