Friday, December 26, 2014

"1001" Books to Read Before You Die: All Editions Included, Part One

001.        1Q84 - Haruki Murakami
002.        2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke
003.        2666 - Roberto Bolano
004.        A Bend in the River – V.S. Naipaul
005.        A Boy’s Own Story – Edmund White
006.        A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
007.        A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
008.        A Dance to the Music of Time – Anthony Powell
009.        A Day in Spring - Ciril Kosmac
010.        A Day Off – Storm Jameson
011.        A Disaffection – James Kelman
012.        A Dream of Red Mansions - Xueqin
013.        A Dry White Season - Andre Brink
014.        A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
015.        A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
016.        A Gate at the Stairs - Lorrie Moore
017.        A Ghost at Noon – Alberto Moravia
018.        A Handful of Dust – Evelyn Waugh
019.        A Heart So White – Javier Marias
020.        A Hero for our Times - Mikhail Lermontov
021.        A Home at the End of the World – Michael Cunningham
022.        A Kestrel for a Knave – Barry Hines
023.        A Light Comedy - Eduardo Mendoza
024.        A Maggot – John Fowles
025.        A Man Asleep – Georges Perec
026.        A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift
027.        A Pale View of Hills – Kazuo Ishiguro
028.        A Passage to India – E.M. Forster
029.        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce
030.        A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
031.        A Question of Power – Bessie Head
032.        A Room With a View – E.M. Forster
033.        A Scots Quair (Sunset Song) – Lewis Grassic Gibbon
034.        A Sentimental Journey – Laurence Sterne
035.        A Severed Head – Iris Murdoch
036.        A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian - Marina Lewycka
037.        A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
038.        A Tale of a Tub – Jonathan Swift
039.        A Tale of Love and Darkness - Amos Oz
040.        A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
041.        A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
042.        A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
043.        A Void/Avoid – Georges Perec
044.        A Woman’s Life – Guy de Maupassant
045.        A World for Julius - Alfredo Bryce Echenique
046.        A World of Love – Elizabeth Bowen
047.        Aaron’s Rod – D.H. Lawrence
048.        Absalom, Absalom! – William Faulkner
049.        Absolute Beginners – Colin MacInnes
050.        Ada – Vladimir Nabokov
051.        Adam Bede – George Eliot
052.        Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
053.        Aesop’s Fables – Aesopus
054.        After the Death of Don Juan – Sylvie Townsend Warner
055.        After the Quake – Haruki Murakami
056.        Against the Day - Thomas Pynchon
057.        Against the Grain – Joris-Karl Huysmans
058.        Agnes Grey – Anne Brontë
059.        Aithiopika – Heliodorus
060.        Alamut - Vladimir Bartol
061.        Albert Angelo – B.S. Johnson
062.        Alberta and Jacob - Cora Sandel
063.        Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood
064.        Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

065.        All About H. Hatterr – G.V. Desani
066.        All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
067.        All Souls - Javier Marias
068.        All Souls Day – Cees Nooteboom
069.        All the Pretty Horses - Cormac McCarthy
070.        Almost Transparent Blue - Ryu Murakami
071.        Amadis of Gaul - Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo
072.        Amateurs – Donald Barthelme
073.        Amelia – Henry Fielding
074.        American Pastoral – Philip Roth
075.        American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
076.        American Rust - Philipp Meyer
077.        Amerika – Franz Kafka
078.        Amok – Stefan Zweig
079.        Amongst Women – John McGahern
080.        Amsterdam – Ian McEwan
081.        An Artist of the Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro
082.        An Obedient Father – Akhil Sharma
083.        Anagrams – Lorrie Moore
084.        Ancestral Voices - Etienne van Heerden
085.        Animal Farm – George Orwell
086.        Animal’s People - Indra Sinha
087.        Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
088.        Annie John - Jamaica Kincaid
089.        Another World – Pat Barker
090.        Antic Hay – Aldous Huxley
091.        Anton Reiser - Moritz
092.        Arcadia – Jim Crace
093.        Arcanum 17 – André Breton
094.        Around the World in Eighty Days – Jules Verne
095.        Arrow of God – Chinua Achebe
096.        As a Man Grows Older - Svevo
097.        As If I Am Not There – Slavenka Drakulic
098.        Ashes and Diamonds - Andrzejewski
099.        Asphodel – Hilda Doolittle
100.        Astradeni - Eugenia Fakinou
101.        At Swim, Two Boys – Jamie O’Neill
102.        At Swim-Two-Birds – Flann O’Brien
103.        At the Mountains of Madness – H.P. Lovecraft
104.        Atonement – Ian McEwan
105.        August is a Wicked Month – Edna O’Brien
106.        Austerlitz – W.G. Sebald
107.        Auto-da-Fé – Elias Canetti
108.        Autumn of the Patriarch – Gabriel García Márquez
109.        Babbitt – Sinclair Lewis
110.        Back – Henry Green
111.        Back to Oegstgeest - Wolkers
112.        Baltasar and Blimunda - Jose Saramago
113.        Barabbas - Lagerkvist
114.        Bartleby and Co. - Enrique Vila-Matas
115.        Bebo’s Girl - Cassola
116.        Before Night Falls - Reinaldo Arenas
117.        Bel-Ami – Guy de Maupassant
118.        Belle du Seigneur – Albert Cohen
119.        Beloved – Toni Morrison
120.        Ben-Hur – Lew Wallace
121.        Berlin Alexanderplatz – Alfred Döblin
122.        Between the Acts – Virginia Woolf
123.        Billiards at Half-Past Nine – Heinrich Böll
124.        Billy Bathgate – E.L. Doctorow
125.        Billy Budd, Foretopman – Herman Melville
126.        Billy Liar – Keith Waterhouse
127.        Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
128.        Black Box - Amos Oz
129.        Black Dogs – Ian McEwan
130.        Black Water – Joyce Carol Oates
131.        Blaming - Elizabeth Taylor
132.        Bleak House – Charles Dickens
133.        Blind Man With a Pistol – Chester Hines
134.        Blindness – Henry Green
135.        Blonde – Joyce Carol Oates
136.        Blood and Guts in High School – Kathy Acker
137.        Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy
138.        Blue Noon – Georges Bataille
139.        Bonjour Tristesse – Françoise Sagan
140.        Born in Exile – George Gissing
141.        Borstal Boy – Brendan Behan
142.        Bosnian Chronicle - Andric
143.        Bouvard and Pécuchet – Gustave Flaubert
144.        Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
145.        Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
146.        Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

147.        Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
148.        Brighton Rock – Graham Greene
149.        Broad and Alien Is the World - Alegria
150.        Broken April – Ismail Kadare
151.        Buddenbrooks – Thomas Mann
152.        Bunner Sisters – Edith Wharton
153.        Burger’s Daughter – Nadine Gordimer
154.        Burmese Days – George Orwell
155.        By the Open Sea – August Strindberg
156.        Cain - José Saramago
157.        Cakes and Ale - W. Somerset Maugham
158.        Call it Sleep – Henry Roth
159.        Camera Obscura - Nicolaas Beets, Hildebrand
160.        Camilla – Fanny Burney
161.        Cancer Ward – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
162.        Candide – Voltaire
163.        Cane – Jean Toomer
164.        Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
165.        Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernieres
166.        Carry Me Down - M.J. Hyland
167.        Casino Royale – Ian Fleming
168.        Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth
169.        Castle Richmond – Anthony Trollope
170.        Cat and Mouse – Günter Grass
171.        Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
172.        Cat’s Eye – Margaret Atwood

173.        Cataract - Osadchyi
174.        Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
175.        Caught – Henry Green
176.        Cause for Alarm – Eric Ambler
177.        Cecilia – Fanny Burney
178.        Celestial Harmonies – Péter Esterházy
179.        Chaireas and Kallirhoe – Chariton
180.        Chaka the Zulu - Mofolo
181.        Cheese - Elsschot
182.        Chess Story - Stefan Zweig
183.        Chocky – John Wyndham
184.        Choke – Chuck Palahniuk
185.        Christ Stopped at Eboli – Carlo Levi
186.        Cider With Rosie – Laurie Lee
187.        Cigarettes - Harry Mathews
188.        City of God – E.L. Doctorow
189.        City Primeval – Elmore Leonard
190.        City Sister Silver – Jàchym Topol
191.        Clarissa – Samuel Richardson
192.        Claudine’s House - Colette
193.        Clear Light of Day - Anita Desai
194.        Closely Watched Trains - Hrabal
195.        Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
196.        Cloudsplitter – Russell Banks
197.        Cocaine Nights – J.G. Ballard
198.        Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
199.        Come Back, Dr. Caligari – Donald Bartholme
200.        Coming Up for Air – George Orwell
201.        Compassion - Perez Galdos
202.        Complicity – Iain Banks
203.        Concrete – Thomas Bernhard
204.        Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
205.        Confessions – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
206.        Contact – Carl Sagan
207.        Conversations in Sicily – Elio Vittorini
208.        Correction – Thomas Bernhard
209.        Cost: A Novel - Roxana Robinson
210.        Couples, Passerby - Botho Strauss
211.        Cranford – Elizabeth Gaskell
212.        Crash – J.G. Ballard
213.        Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
214.        Crome Yellow – Aldous Huxley
215.        Crossfire - Miyabe Miyuki
216.        Cry, the Beloved Country – Alan Paton
217.        Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson
218.        Cutter and Bone – Newton Thornburg
219.        Dangerous Liaisons – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
220.        Dangling Man – Saul Bellow
221.        Daniel Deronda – George Eliot
222.        Dark as the Grave Wherein My Friend is Laid – Malcolm Lowry
223.        David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
224.        Day of the Dolphin - Robert Merle
225.        Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham
226.        Dead Air – Iain Banks
227.        Dead Babies – Martin Amis
228.        Dead Souls – Nikolai Gogol
229.        Death and the Dervish - Selimovic
230.        Death in Rome - Koeppen
231.        Death in Venice – Thomas Mann
232.        Death Sentence – Maurice Blanchot
233.        Decline and Fall – Evelyn Waugh
234.        Deep River - Shusaku Endo
235.        Deep Rivers - Arguedas
236.        Delta of Venus – Anaïs Nin
237.        Democracy - Joan Didion
238.        Diary of a Nobody – George & Weedon Grossmith
239.        Dictionary of the Khazars – Milorad Pavic
240.        Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
241.        Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Douglas Adams
242.        Dirty Havana Trilogy - Pedro Juan Guitierrez
243.        Disappearance – David Dabydeen
244.        Disgrace – J.M. Coetzee
245.        Disobedience – Alberto Moravia
246.        Dispatches – Michael Herr
247.        Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
248.        Doctor Faustus – Thomas Mann
249.        Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
250.        Dog Years - Gunter Grass
251.        Dom Casmurro - de Assis
252.        Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
253.        Don’t Move – Margaret Mazzantini
254.        Down Second Avenue - Mphahlele
255.        Down There - Huysmans
256.        Downriver – Iain Sinclair
257.        Dracula – Bram Stoker
258.        Drop City – T. Coraghessan Boyle
259.        Drunkard – Émile Zola
260.        Dusklands – J.M. Coetzee
261.        Eclipse of the Crescent Moon - Gardonyi
262.        Effi Briest – Theodore Fontane
263.        Elective Affinities – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
264.        Elementary Particles – Michel Houellebecq
265.        Eline Vere - Couperus
266.        Elizabeth Costello – J.M. Coetzee
267.        Embers – Sandor Marai
268.        Émile; or, On Education – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
269.        Emma – Jane Austen
270.        Empire of the Sun – J.G. Ballard
271.        Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
272.        England Made Me – Graham Greene
273.        Enigma of Arrival – V.S. Naipaul
274.        Erewhon – Samuel Butler
275.        Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton
276.        Eugene Onegin - Pushkin
277.        Eugénie Grandet – Honoré de Balzac
278.        Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit – John Lyly
279.        Eva Trout – Elizabeth Bowen
280.        Evelina – Fanny Burney
281.        Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer
282.        Everything That Rises Must Converge – Flannery O’Connor
283.        Everything You Need – A.L. Kennedy
284.        Excellent Women - Barbara Pym
285.        Exercises in Style – Raymond Queneau
286.        Extinction – Thomas Bernhard
287.        Eyeless in Gaza – Aldous Huxley
288.        Faceless Killers - Henning Mankell
289.        Faces in the Water – Janet Frame
290.        Facundo - Sarmiento
291.        Fado Alexandrino - Antonio Lobo Antunes
292.        Fall on Your Knees - Ann-Marie MacDonald
293.        Falling Man - Don DeLillo
294.        Family Matters – Rohinton Mistry
295.        Fanny Hill – John Cleland
296.        Fantômas – Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
297.        Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
298.        Farewell My Lovely – Raymond Chandler
299.        Fateless – Imre Kertész
300.        Fathers and Sons – Ivan Turgenev
301.        Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
302.        Fear and Trembling – Amélie Nothomb
303.        Fear of Flying – Erica Jong
304.        Felicia’s Journey – William Trevor
305.        Ferdydurke - Grombowicz
306.        Ficciones – Jorge Luis Borges
307.        Fifth Business - Robertson Davies
308.        Fingersmith – Sarah Waters
309.        Finnegans Wake – James Joyce
310.        Flaubert’s Parrot – Julian Barnes
311.        Foe – J.M. Coetzee
312.        Fool’s Gold - Douka
313.        Fools of Fortune – William Trevor
314.        For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
315.        Forever a Stranger – Hella Haasse
316.        Fortunata and Jacinta – Benito Pérez Galdés
317.        Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco
318.        Foundation – Isaac Asimov
319.        Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

320.        Franny and Zooey – J.D. Salinger
321.        Freedom - Jonathan Franzen
322.        Froth on the Daydream - Vian
323.        Fruits of the Earth – André Gide
324.        Fugitive Pieces – Anne Michaels
325.        Fury – Salman Rushdie
326.        G – John Berger
327.        Gabriel’s Gift – Hanif Kureishi
328.        Gabriela, Clove, and Cinnamon - Jorge Amada
329.        Garden, Ashes - Kis
330.        Gargantua and Pantagruel – Françoise Rabelais
331.        Germinal – Émile Zola
332.        Get Shorty – Elmore Leonard
333.        Giles Goat-Boy – John Barth
334.        Gimmick! - Joost Zwagerman
335.        Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin
336.        Girl With Green Eyes – Edna O’Brien
337.        Glamorama – Bret Easton Ellis
338.        Go Down, Moses – William Faulkner
339.        Go Tell It on the Mountain – James Baldwin
340.        Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick – Peter Handke
341.        God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut
342.        God’s Bits of Wood - Sembene
343.        Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
344.        Good Morning, Midnight – Jean Rhys
345.        Goodbye to Berlin – Christopher Isherwood
346.        Gormenghast – Mervyn Peake
347.        Gösta Berling’s Saga – Selma Lagerlöf
348.        Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon
349.        Great Apes – Will Self
350.        Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
351.        Green Henry - Keller
352.        Grimus – Salman Rushdie
353.        Group Portrait With Lady – Heinrich Böll
354.        Growth of the Soil – Knut Hamsen
355.        Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
356.        Hadrian the Seventh – Frederick Rolfe
357.        Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
358.        Half of Man is Woman - Zhang Xianliang
359.        Halftime - Martin Walser
360.        Hallucinating Foucault – Patricia Duncker
361.        Hangover Square – Patrick Hamilton
362.        Hard Times – Charles Dickens
363.        Harriet Hume – Rebecca West
364.        Hawksmoor – Peter Ackroyd
365.        He Knew He Was Right – Anthony Trollope
366.        Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
367.        Heartbreak Tango - Manuel Puig
368.        Hebdomeros – Giorgio de Chirico
369.        Henderson the Rain King – Saul Bellow
370.        Henry of Ofterdingen - Novalis
371.        Her Privates We – Frederic Manning
372.        Here’s to You, Jesusa - Poniatowska
373.        Herzog – Saul Bellow
374.        Hideous Kinky – Esther Freud
375.        High Rise – J.G. Ballard
376.        Home - Marilynne Robinson
377.        Homo Faber – Max Frisch
378.        House in the Uplands - Caldwell
379.        House Mother Normal – B.S. Johnson
380.        House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski
381.        How It Is – Samuel Beckett
382.        How Late It Was, How Late – James Kelman
383.        How the Dead Live – Will Self
384.        Howards End – E.M. Forster
385.        Humboldt’s Gift – Saul Bellow
386.        Humphrey Clinker – Tobias George Smollett
387.        Hunger – Knut Hamsun
388.        Hyperion – Friedrich Hölderlin
389.        I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
390.        I Thought of Daisy - Edmund Wilson
391.        I, Robot – Isaac Asimov
392.        I’m Not Scared - Niccolo Ammaniti
393.        I’m Not Stiller – Max Frisch
394.        If Not Now, When? – Primo Levi
395.        If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler – Italo Calvino
396.        If This Is a Man – Primo Levi
397.        Ignorance – Milan Kundera
398.        Impressions of Africa – Raymond Roussel
399.        In A Free State – V.S. Naipaul
400.        In a Glass Darkly – Sheridan Le Fanu
401.        In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
402.        In Parenthesis – David Jones
403.        In Search of Klingsor - Jorge Volpi
404.        In the Forest – Edna O’Brien
405.        In the Heart of the Country – J.M. Coetzee
406.        In the Heart of the Seas - Agnon
407.        In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan
408.        Independent People – Halldór Laxness
409.        Indian Summer - Stifter
410.        Indigo – Marina Warner
411.        Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace
412.        Inland - Gerald Murnane
413.        Insatiability - Witkiwicz
414.        Inside Mr. Enderby – Anthony Burgess
415.        Interview With the Vampire – Anne Rice
416.        Intimacy – Hanif Kureishi
417.        Invisible - Paul Auster
418.        Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino
419.        Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
420.        Islands – Dan Sleigh
421.        Ivanhoe – Sir Walter Scott
422.        Jack Maggs – Peter Carey
423.        Jacob the Liar - Becker
424.        Jacob’s Room – Virginia Woolf
425.        Jacques the Fatalist – Denis Diderot
426.        Jahrestage – Uwe Johnson
427.        Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
428.        Jazz – Toni Morrison
429.        Jealousy – Alain Robbe-Grillet
430.        Joseph and His Brothers - Thomas Mann
431.        Joseph Andrews – Henry Fielding
432.        Journey to the Alcarria - Cela
433.        Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne
434.        Journey to the End of the Night – Louis-Ferdinand Céline
435.        Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy

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