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 Crime of Father Amaro, Eca de Queiros

Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr, John Crowley

News of the World, Paulette Jiles

Sunshine Enemies, K.C. Constantine

Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Book of Harlan, Bernice McFadden

Too Like the Lightning, Ada Palmer

An Episode of Sparrows, Rumer Godden (and others)

The Book of Ebenezer LePage, G. B. Edwards

It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s, Lisa Blower

The Prince of West End Avenue, Alan Isler

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me, Kate Clanchy

The Wake, Paul Kingsnorth

Miss Buncle’s Book, D.E. Stevenson

Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban

Blue Lightning, Ann Cleeves

This Is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Time Lived, Without Its Flow, Denise Riley

Of Walking In Ice, Werner Herzog

The Orchard on Fire, Shena Mackay

Old Filth, Jane Gardam

Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez

Surfacing, Kathleen Jamie

The Soul of Kindness, Elizabeth Taylor (and others)

Sweet Home, Wendy Erskine

Absalom, Absalom!, William Faulkner

Corregidora, Gayl Jones

Copsford, Walter J.C. Murray

The Breaking Point, Daphne du Maurier (and others)

The Years, Annie Ernaux

The Fated Sky, Mary Robinette Kowal

A Song for Summer, Eva Ibbotson (and others)

Rachel Ray, Anthony Trollope

The Pillow Friend, Lisa Tuttle

Jane: A Murder, Maggie Nelson

Lend Me Your Character, Dubravka Ugresic

Short stories, Jean Stafford

The Loft, Marlen Haushofer

Jakob von Gunten, Robert Walser

The Master Butchers Singing Club, Louise Erdrich

Jane and Prudence, Barbara Pym

Gingerbread, Helen Oyeyemi

The Sixties, Jenny Diski (In Gratitude)

Sous les vents de Neptune, Fred Vargas

Tell No Tales, Eva Dolan

The Sin Eater, Alice Thomas Ellis

Wylding Hall, Elizabeth Hand

The Beth Book, Sarah Grand

Sylvia’s Lovers, Elizabeth Gaskell

Shell Shaker, LeAnne Howe*

As We Are Now, May Sarton*

The Sin of Father Amaro, Eça de Queirós

Vertigo, W.G. Sebald

Roughing It, Mark Twain

The Secret Vanguard, Michael Innes*

A Little Local Murder, Robert Barnard

Race and Popular Fantasy Literature, Helen Young

The Evidence of Things Not Seen, James Baldwin

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

Conversation in the Cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg, Dubravka Ugrešic*

Oscar Wilde, Richard Ellmann

The Crying of Lot 49, Thomas Pynchon

American Copper, Shann Ray

The Whole Story and Other Stories, Ali Smith

The Dickens World, Humphrey House

Life of Johnson, Boswell

Anatomy of Melancholy, Robert Burton

Rash Resolve, Eliza Haywood

Zazie Dans le Métro, Raymond Queneau

The Abacus and the Cross, Nancy Marie Brown

A Coyote Columbus Story, Thomas King

The Double, Jose Saramago

A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov

Silencing the Past, Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Sister Citizen, Melissa Harris-Perry

Stupeur et tremblements, Amélie Nothomb

The Harsh Voice, Rebecca West (Black Lamb and Grey Falcon)

Les Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir

The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris

Le Lievre de Patagonie, Claude Lanzmann

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

3 Responses to TBR: Jenny

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  2. Jamie says:

    As a librarian who appreciates reading lists put together by avid readers I wish you would organize your books to genre to give followers of your blog an opportunity to quickly find what they enjoy reading the most. It’s just my inner librarian, I do enjoy and appreciate the blog!

    • Jenny says:

      HI Jamie. If you look in the right sidebar of the blog, there are categories arranged by genre, so you can browse to your heart’s content. Enjoy!

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