Reading 2011

  1. Joanna Russ, How to Suppress Women’s Writing
  2. Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
  3. Dana Spiotta, Stone Arabia
  4. Vivian Gornick, The Situation and the Story
  5. Sheila Heti, Ticknor
  6. David Foster Wallace, Oblivion
  7. Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking
  8. Joan Didion, Slouching Toward Bethlehem
  9. Monica Dickens, Mariana
  10. Molly Gloss, Wild Life
  11. Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot
  12. Pierre Bayard, How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read
  13. Irene Nemirovsky, Suite Francais (audio)
  14. Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle
  15. William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience
  16. Sarah Caudwell, The Shortest Way to Hades
  17. Maria Edgeworth, Helen
  18. Best American Essays, 2010
  19. Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, The Laughing Policeman
  20. Dennis Lehane, The Given Day (audio)
  21. Nawal El Saadawi, Zeina
  22. Julia Spencer-Fleming, A Fountain Filled With Blood
  23. Alan Jacobs, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
  24. Colette, Cheri and The Last of Cheri
  25. Annabel Lyon, The Golden Mean
  26. Anita Clair Fellman, Little House, Long Shadow
  27. Dan Chaon, Await Your Reply (audio)
  28. G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday
  29. Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace
  30. Lauren Slater, Lying
  31. Laura Ingalls Wilder, The First Four Years
  32. Laura Ingalls Wilder, These Happy Golden Years
  33. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie
  34. Laura Miller, The Magician’s Book
  35. Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Long Winter
  36. Laura Ingalls Wilder, By the Shores of Silver Lake
  37. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farmer Boy
  38. Cynthia Ozick, Quarrel and Quandary
  39. Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek
  40. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie
  41. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods
  42. Dorothy Wordsworth, Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals
  43. Julia Spencer-Fleming, In the Bleak Midwinter
  44. Sybille Bedford, A Legacy
  45. Wendy McClure, The Wilder Life
  46. Tina Fey, Bossypants (audio)
  47. Jo Walton, Among Others
  48. Frances Wilson, The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth
  49. Lars Iyer, Spurious
  50. E.M. Forster, A Passage to India
  51. Claude Levi-Strauss, Tristes Tropiques
  52. Dorothy Wordsworth, Selected Letters
  53. Scarlett Thomas, Our Tragic Universe
  54. Stephanie Staal, Reading Women: How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life
  55. Somerset Maugham, Cakes and Ale
  56. Daniel Defoe, Duncan Campbell
  57. Josephine Tey, The Daughter of Time
  58. Willa Cather, The Professor’s House
  59. Geoff Dyer, Otherwise Known As the Human Condition
  60. Monique Roffey, The White Woman on the Green Bicycle
  61. Dorothy Sayers, Clouds of Witness
  62. Laurie King, A Monstrous Regiment of Women
  63. Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country
  64. Anne Roiphe, Art and Madness
  65. Lionel Shriver, So Much For That
  66. Teju Cole, Open City
  67. Sue Grafton, T is for Trespass
  68. Peter Stamm, Seven Years
  69. Andre Dubus III, Townie
  70. Rosecrans Baldwin, You Lost Me There (audio)
  71. Dale Salwak, ed. AfterWord
  72. Arthur Phillips, The Tragedy of Arthur
  73. Mary McCarthy, On the Contrary
  74. Aimee Bender, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (Audio)
  75. Jacqueline Winspear, A Lesson in Secrets
  76. Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus
  77. Sue Macy, Wheels of Change
  78. Merce Rodoreda, Selected Stories
  79. Colin Bateman, Mystery Man
  80. E.F. Benson, Mrs. Ames
  81. Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
  82. Deb Olin Unferth, Revolution
  83. Tove Jansson, Moominsummer Madness
  84. Frank Delaney, The Matchmaker of Kenmare
  85. Sir Thomas Browne, The Major Works (Religio Medici, Hydriotraphia)
  86. Edward Hoagland, Sex and the River Styx
  87. Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed
  88. L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams
  89. Kevin Brockmeier, The Illumination
  90. Janet Malcolm, Two Lives
  91. Tiphanie Yanique, How to Escape from a Leper Colony
  92. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars
  93. John Le Carre, Call for the Dead
  94. Sarah Bakewell, How To Live, Or a Life of Montaigne
  95. Joyce Carol Oates, A Widow’s Story: A Memoir
  96. Tove Jansson, The Summer Book
  97. Dierdre Madden, Molly Fox’s Birthday
  98. Best American Essays, 2009
  99. Bohumil Hrabal, Too Loud a Solitude
  100. Scarlett Thomas, PopCo

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