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!

Pastoralia, George Saunders

The Rings of Saturn, W.G. Sebald

The Year of the Runaways, Sunjeev Sahota

Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

Hild, Nicola Griffith

Counternarratives, John Keene

A Kind of Intimacy, Jenn Ashworth

The Quickening, Michelle Hoover

The Mystics of Mile End, Sigal Samuel

Follow Her Home, Steph Cha

The Evidence of Things Not Seen/ The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin

A Trick of the Light, Louise Penny

The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander

Man and Wife, Wilkie Collins

The Prime Minister, Anthony Trollope

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

Passing, Nella Larsen

Upon Some Midnights Clear, K.C. Constantine

Before Lunch, Angela Thirkell

Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton (maybe short stories?)

Turn of the Screw, Henry James

The Fireman, Joe Hill

Trigger Warning, Neil Gaiman

The Opposite House, Helen Oyeyemi

Conversation in the Cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa

Plainsong, Kent Haruf

A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki

The Trespasser, Tana French

Both Flesh and Not, David Foster Wallace

A God in Ruins, Kate Atkinson

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg, Dubravka Ugrešic

The Girl With All the Gifts, M.R. Carey

The Wild Places, Robert Macfarlane

Oscar Wilde, Richard Ellmann

The Clothes in the Wardrobe, Alice Thomas Ellis

The Crying of Lot 49, Thomas Pynchon

Small World, David Lodge

American Copper, Shann Ray

The Whole Story and Other Stories, Ali Smith

The Dickens World, Humphrey House

Martin Chuzzlewit, Barnaby Rudge, Charles Dickens

Minaret, Leila Aboulela

The Heirs of Columbus, Gerald Vizenor

Long Way Home, Eva Dolan

Typhoon, Charles Cumming

Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, Flood of Fire, Amitav Ghosh

Hour of the Star, Clarice Lispector

Life of Johnson, Boswell

Anatomy of Melancholy, Robert Burton

Rash Resolve, Eliza Haywood

Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlowe

Zazie Dans le Métro, Raymond Queneau

Stop Press, Michael Innes

Disquiet, Julia Leigh

Drowning Girl, Caitlin Kiernan

The Abacus and the Cross, Nancy Marie Brown

A Coyote Columbus Story, Thomas King

The Stone Raft; The Double, Jose Saramago

Oblomov, Ivan Gontcharov

A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov

The Glass Palace, Amitav Ghosh

Death in Ecstasy, Ngaio Marsh

Letters of John Keats

Silencing the Past, Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Eva Ibbotson (whichever!)

So Many Ways to Begin, Jon McGregor

The Mirror and the Light, Hilary Mantel

Tales of Burning Love, Louise Erdrich

Sister Citizen, Melissa Harris-Perry

Stupeur et tremblements, Amélie Nothomb

Fly By Night, Frances Hardinge

The Grass Dancer, Susan Power

Redemption in Indigo, Karen Lord

HHhH, Lawrence Binet

Excellent Women, Barbara Pym

Promising Young Women, Suzanne Scanlon

Forever Rose, Hilary McKay

Stranger on a Train, Jenny Diski

The Harsh Voice, Rebecca West

Pars vite et reviens tard, Fred Vargas

Les Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir

Signs of Life, Anna Raverat

A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood

We Others, Steven Millhauser

The Green Branch, Edith Pargeter

At Swim-Two-Birds, Flann O’Brien

The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris

To the Is-land, Janet Frame

Le Lievre de Patagonie, Claude Lanzmann

Vinland, George Mackay Brown

The Carhullan Army, Sarah Hall

Independent People, Halldor Laxness

Orlando, Virginia Woolf (Jacob’s Room, Between the Acts)

Random Family, Adrian Leblanc

Robert Lowell: a Biography, Ian Hamilton

Truismes, Marie Darriussecq

Plays, Euripides

Someone At a Distance, Dorothy Whipple

My Wars Are Laid Away In Books, Alfred Habegger

Charles Dickens, Michael Slater

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