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!

Cold Earth, Ann Cleeves

Job, Joseph Roth

Every Heart a Doorway, Seanan McGuire

House in the Cerulean Sea, T.J. Klune

My Real Children, Jo Walton

Strength to Love, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Summerwater, Sarah Hall

Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner

Rosalie Lightning, Tom Hart

The Garden Party and Other Stories (etc), Katherine Mansfield

The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson

Migrations, Charlotte McConaghy

The Mountains Wild, Sarah Stewart Taylor

Moon of the Crusted Snow, Waubgeshig Rice

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, Audre Lorde

All About Love: New Visions, bell hooks

The Only Good Indians, Stephen Graham Jones

The Group, Mary McCarthy

Dear Committee Members, Julie Schumacher

The Dog Stars, Peter Heller

Long Bright River, Liz Moore

Four Souls, Louise Erdrich

Waverley, Walter Scott

The Office of Historical Corrections, Danielle Evans

The Relentless Moon, Mary Robinette Kowal

Department of Speculation, Jenny Offill

Travesties, Tom Stoppard

The Thief, Megan Whalen Turner

We Need New Names, Noviolet Bulawayo

The Fisherman, John Langan

Invisible Library series, Genevieve Cogman

Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

The Funnies, J. Robert Lennon

Leave the World Behind, Rumaan Alam

Hotel du Lac, Anita Brookner

Hex, Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Real Life, Brandon Taylor

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

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

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

Copsford, Walter J.C. Murray

The Breaking Point, Daphne du Maurier (and others)

The Years, Annie Ernaux

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 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

As We Are Now, May Sarton*

The Sin of Father Amaro, Eça de Queirós

Roughing It, Mark Twain

The Secret Vanguard, Michael Innes*

A Little Local Murder, Robert Barnard

Race and Popular Fantasy Literature, Helen Young

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

Conversation in the Cathedral, Mario Vargas Llosa

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

The Double, Jose Saramago

A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov

Silencing the Past, Michel-Rolph Trouillot

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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