Books tagged 'literary-fiction'

Finished

  • Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad (2005)
  • Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (1990)
  • Dennis Bock, The Ash Garden (2001)
  • Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
  • Albert Camus, The Plague (1947)
  • Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (1871)
  • Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)
  • Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (1988)
  • Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1899)
  • David Czuchlewski, The Muse Asylum (2001)
  • Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (1861)
  • Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See (2014)
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment (1866)
  • Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend (2011)
  • Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name (2012)
  • Elena Ferrante, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (2013)
  • Elena Ferrante, The Story of the Lost Child (2014)
  • Timothy Findley, The Butterfly Plague (1969)
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925)
  • E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (1908)
  • William Golding, Lord of the Flies (1954)
  • Rebecca Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem (1983)
  • Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows (1908)
  • Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
  • Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha (1922)
  • Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes (2007)
  • S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders (1967)
  • Homer, The Iliad (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Wilson translation) (~800 BC)
  • John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go (2005)
  • Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip (2006)
  • Ismail Kadare, Broken April (1978)
  • Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis (1915)
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
  • Yann Martel, Life of Pi (2001)
  • Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2006)
  • Larry McMurtry, Dead Man’s Walk (2000)
  • Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove (1985)
  • Steven Millhauser, Martin Dressler (1996)
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987)
  • Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart (1999)
  • George Orwell, 1984 (1949)
  • George Orwell, Animal Farm (1945)
  • Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (1996)
  • Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (1999)
  • Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (1988)
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince (1943)
  • J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein (1818)
  • Domenico Starnone, Ties (2017)
  • John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men (1937)
  • John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
  • Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (1726)
  • Voltaire, Candide (1759)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Cat’s Cradle (1963)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
  • Richard Wagamese, Indian Horse (2012)
  • David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest (1996)
  • David Foster Wallace, Oblivion (2004)
  • Elie Wiesel, Night (1956)
  • Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
  • Christa Wolf, Cassandra (1983)
  • Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
  • John Wyndham, The Chrysalids (1955)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1615)
  • J.M. Coetzee, Summertime (2009)
  • Barbara Gowdy, Falling Angels (1989)
  • Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
  • Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955)

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