Books I've read that were published in 1980s

Finished

  • Iain M. Banks, The Player of Games (1988)
  • Octavia E. Butler, Wild Seed (1980)
  • Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game (1985)
  • Orson Scott Card, Speaker for the Dead (1986)
  • Robert A. Caro, The Path to Power (1982)
  • Robert B. Cialdini, Influence (1984)
  • Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (1988)
  • Richard P. Feynman, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (1985)
  • Rebecca Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem (1983)
  • John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day (1989)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Summer Tree (1984)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Wandering Fire (1986)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Darkest Road (1986)
  • Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove (1985)
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987)
  • Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (1988)
  • Patrick Süskind, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985)
  • Christa Wolf, Cassandra (1983)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Isaac Asimov, Prelude to Foundation (1988)
  • James P. Carse, Finite and Infinite Games (1986)
  • Barbara Gowdy, Falling Angels (1989)
  • Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986)

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