TBR: Jenny

An ongoing, work-in-progress list of the books I want to read. They are in no particular order; I read them at whim, and sometimes it takes me years to get to them. As I read them, I will remove them from this page and put them on the page of books I’ve finished. Excelsior!

A Stranger in Olondria, Sofia Samatar

A City of Bells, Elizabeth Goudge

My Bright Abyss, Christian Wiman

The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood

Sister Citizen, Melissa Harris-Perry

Elizabeth and Hazel, David Margolick

Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

The Home-Maker, Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel

Black Juice, Margo Lanagan

The Nursing Home Murder, Ngaio Marsh

Stupeur et tremblements, Amélie Nothomb

Among Others, Jo Walton

Tooth and Claw, Jo Walton

Fly By Night, Frances Hardinge

Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie

The Grass Dancer, Susan Power

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Robin Sloan

Adam Bede, George Eliot

The Bingo Palace, Louise Erdrich

By Blood We Live, Glen Duncan

Redemption in Indigo, Karen Lord

The Law and the Lady, Wilkie Collins

HHhH, Lawrence Binet

The Dinner, Herman Koch

Excellent Women, Barbara Pym

Which Witch?, Eva Ibbotson

Lament for a Maker, Michael Innes

The Gone-Away World, Nick Harkaway

Promising Young Women, Suzanne Scanlon

Forever Rose, Hilary McKay

Stranger on a Train, Jenny Diski

The Silent Woman, Janet Malcolm

The Harsh Voice, Rebecca West

The Blank Page, K.C. Constantine

Pars vite et reviens tard, Fred Vargas

The Hidden Gallery, Maryrose Wood

Boy Meets Girl, Ali Smith

Hard Times, Charles Dickens

The Likeness, Tana French

My Latest Grievance, Elinor Lipman

Les Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir

Findings, Kathleen Jamie

Signs of Life, Anna Raverat

This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, Jon McGregor

Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice, A.S. Byatt

A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood

We Others, Steven Millhauser

A Sad Heart at the Supermarket, Randall Jarrell

Four Freedoms, John Crowley (Otherwise)

Plausible Prejudices, Joseph Epstein

Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon

The Green Branch, Edith Pargeter

The Castle of Crossed Destinies, Italo Calvino

Family from One End Street, Eve Garnett

At Swim-Two-Birds, Flann O’Brien

The Entail, John Galt

An Old School Tie, Andrew Taylor

August Folly, Angela Thirkell

The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris

The Sisters Brothers, Patrick DeWitt

Conversation in the Cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa

The Emigrants, W.G. Sebald

To the Is-land, Janet Frame

Le Lievre de Patagonie, Claude Lanzmann

Linda Hogan, Solar Storms

Fools Crow, James Welch

Vinland, George Mackay Brown

The Carhullan Army, Sarah Hall

Independent People, Halldor Laxness

Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf (Orlando, Between the Acts)

How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World, Francis Wheen

How to Breathe Underwater, Julie Orringer

Random Family, Adrian Leblanc

Robert Lowell: a Biography, Ian Hamilton

Force of Spirit, Scott Russell Sanders

The Wilder Life, Wendy McClure

Uncommon Arrangements, Katie Roiphe

Truismes, Marie Darriussecq

Persian Fire, Tom Holland

The Observations, Jane Harris

Playing in the Dark, Toni Morrison

The Forest Horses, Byrna Barclay

An Elegy for Easterly, Petina Gappah

Nox, Anne Carson

Plays, Euripides

Travels in West Africa, Mary Kingsley

A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains, Isabella Bird

The Blunderer, Patricia Highsmith

The Darkest Jungle, Todd Balf

A Thousand Miles Up the Nile, Amelia Edwards

Terrible, Horrible Edie, E.C. Spykman (Edie on the Warpath)

Alone in Berlin, Hans Fallada

The Discoverers, Daniel Boorstin

Patrick O’Brian, Nikolai Tolstoy

Someone At a Distance, Dorothy Whipple

My Wars Are Laid Away In Books, Alfred Habegger

Little Face, Sophie Hannah

Silent Spring, Rachel Carson

Consider the Lobster, David Foster Wallace

Needle in the Blood, Sarah Bower

The World Beneath, Cate Kennedy

Moo Pak, Gabriel Josipovici

Let the Circle Be Unbroken, Mildred Taylor

Charles Dickens, Michael Slater

The Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness

Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy

Du côté de chez Swann, Marcel Proust

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