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!

The L-Shaped Room, Lynne Reid Banks

A Fix Like This, K.C. Constantine

The Broken Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin

Greensleeves, Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie

Difficult Loves, Italo Calvino

The Whole Story and Other Stories, Ali Smith

White Noise, Don Delillo

Broken Harbor, Tana French

The Dickens World, Humphrey House

A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again, David Foster Wallace

Martin Chuzzlewit, Barnaby Rudge, Charles Dickens

Pomfret Towers, Angela Thirkell

Minaret, Leila Aboulela

The Heirs of Columbus, Gerald Vizenor

A Rule Against Murder, Louise Penny

Phineas Finn, Anthony Trollope

Unexplained Laughter, Alice Thomas Ellis

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

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad

Rash Resolve, Eliza Haywood

Tamberlaine, Christopher Marlowe

Zazie Dans le Métro, Raymond Queneau

Stop Press, Michael Innes

Disquiet, Julia Leigh

Drowning Girl, Caitlin Kiernan

The Goddess Chronicle, Natsuo Kirino

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

The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai

Silas Marner, George Eliot

Death in Ecstasy, Ngaio Marsh

Letters of John Keats

Silencing the Past, Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Eva Ibbotson (whichever!)

The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

So Many Ways to Begin, Jon McGregor

Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi

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

The Dinner, Herman Koch

Excellent Women, Barbara Pym

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

Pars vite et reviens tard, Fred Vargas

My Latest Grievance, Elinor Lipman

Les Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir

Signs of Life, Anna Raverat

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

A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood

We Others, Steven Millhauser

The Green Branch, Edith Pargeter

At Swim-Two-Birds, Flann O’Brien

An Old School Tie, Andrew Taylor

The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris

The Emigrants, W.G. Sebald

To the Is-land, Janet Frame

Le Lievre de Patagonie, Claude Lanzmann

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

Random Family, Adrian Leblanc

Robert Lowell: a Biography, Ian Hamilton

Force of Spirit, Scott Russell Sanders

Truismes, Marie Darriussecq

Playing in the Dark, Toni Morrison

An Elegy for Easterly, Petina Gappah

Nox, Anne Carson

Plays, Euripides

Travels in West Africa, Mary Kingsley

A Thousand Miles Up the Nile, Amelia Edwards

The Discoverers, Daniel Boorstin

Patrick O’Brian, Nikolai Tolstoy

Someone At a Distance, Dorothy Whipple

My Wars Are Laid Away In Books, Alfred Habegger

Let the Circle Be Unbroken, Mildred Taylor

Charles Dickens, Michael Slater

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