Reading 2007

    1. Gabriel Josipovici, Goldberg: Variations
    2. Patricia Meyer Spacks, Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction
    3. Best American Essays, 2007
    4. P.D. James, Devices and Desires
    5. Sophia Lee, The Recess
    6. Alan Garner, The Owl Service
    7. Frances Willard, A Wheel Within a Wheel
    8. Djuna Barnes, Nightwood
    9. Seneca, Letters From a Stoic
    10. Phyllis Rose, The Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir in Real Time
    11. Rosamund Lehmann, A Note in Music
    12. Dale Spender, Mothers of the Novel
    13. Georgette Heyer, Lady of Quality
    14. Ian McEwan, On Chesil Beach
    15. Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger
    16. Walter Scott, Waverley
    17. Barbara Pym, Excellent Women
    18. Andrei Makine, The Woman Who Waited
    19. Bruce Chatwin, In Patagonia
    20. Ursula Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
    21. Naguib Mahfouz, Palace Walk
    22. John Keats, Essential Keats
    23. Thomas De Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
    24. Andrew O’Hagan, Be Near Me
    25. Michel Faber, The Crimson Petal and the White
    26. Kate Sutherland, All in Together Girls
    27. Janet Todd, Jane Austen in Context
    28. Marcel Proust, Finding Time Again
    29. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
    30. Susan Ferrier, Marriage
    31. Aoibheann Sweeney, Among Other Things, I’ve Taken Up Smoking
    32. Elizabeth Hardwick, Sleepless Nights
    33. Geraldine Brooks, Year of Wonders
    34. Roger Shattuck, Proust’s Way
    35. David Markson, Wittgenstein’s Mistress
    36. Nancy Mitford, The Pursuit of Love
    37. Marcel Proust, The Prisoner and The Fugitive
    38. Sigrid Nunez, The Last of Her Kind
    39. Adam Sisman, Boswell’s Presumptuous Task
    40. Alison Lurie, Foreign Affairs
    41. Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out
    42. Jeffrey Robinson, The Walk: Notes on a Romantic Image
    43. Eileen Chang, Love in a Fallen City
    44. Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies
    45. Anita Brookner, Leaving Home
    46. Denis Johnson, Jesus’ Son
    47. Lionel Shriver, The Post-Birthday World
    48. Francine Prose, Reading Like a Writer
    49. John Brewer, A Sentimental Murder
    50. Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
    51. Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters
    52. Marcel Proust, Sodom and Gomorrah
    53. James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson
    54. Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go
    55. Jane Austen, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon
    56. Mario Vargas Llosa, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
    57. Geoff Dyer, Yoga for People Who Can’t Be Bothered to Do It
    58. The Best American Essays 2006
    59. Marie Howe, What the Living Do
    60. Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics
    61. W.G. Sebald, The Rings of Saturn
    62. Marcel Proust, The Guermantes Way
    63. Claire Messud, The Emperor’s Children
    64. Bruno Schulz, The Street of Crocodiles
    65. Jane Kenyon, Otherwise
    66. Mariama Ba, So Long a Letter
    67. Mary McCarthy, The Groves of Academe
    68. Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks
    69. Michael Dirda, Book by Book
    70. Richard Holmes, Footsteps

      One response to “Reading 2007

      1. This list blows me away–very impressive. I’m looking forward to reading your reviews….


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