2012 Reading

  • The Princess, the King and the Anarchist by Robert Pagani
  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, trans. Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky
  • The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
  • The Snow Whale by John Minichillo
  • Stone Arabia by Dana Spiotta
  • 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie
  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Civil War by Lucan, trans. Matthew Fox
  • Mandarins by Ryuunosuke Akutagawa
  • Glaciers by Alexis Smith
  • Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo
  • Fellow-Townsmen by Thomas Hardy
  • 62: a model kit by Julio Cortázar
  • Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  • From the Observatory by Julio Cortázar
  • Adam Bede by George Eliot
  • Antigonick by Sophokles (trans. Anne Carson)
  • Typhoon by Joseph Conrad
  • What Happened to Sophie Wilder by Christopher Beha
  • Middlemarch by George Eliot (re-read)
  • The Hollow by Agatha Christie
  • Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
  • The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
  • The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie
  • Lord Edgeware Dies by Agatha Christie
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (re-read)
  • The Expendable Man by Dorothy B. Hughes
  • Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine
  • Stoner by John Williams
  • Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
  • The Alienist by Machado de Assis
  • The Distracted Preacher by Thomas Hardy
  • The Duel by Giacomo Casanova
  • Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
  • Butcher’s Crossing by John Williams
  • Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather
  • The Virginian by Owen Wister
  • Pastors and Masters by Ivy Compton-Burnett
  • The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (re-read)
  • Lazarus Is Dead by Richard Beard
  • Crusoe’s Daughter by Jane Gardam
  • Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
  • All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  • Boleto by Alyson Hagy
  • Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling
  • Old Filth by Jane Gardam
  • The Woman Who Died a Lot by Jasper Fforde
  • The Man in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam
  • The Enchanted Wanderer by Nikolai Leskov
  • Fobbit by David Abrams
  • This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  • Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner