2016 Reading List

Alex Ross – The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

Junot Diaz – The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Bob Dylan – Tarantula

Haruki Murakami – The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Ian F Svenonius – Censorship Now!!

Henry Miller – Black Spring

James Joyce – Finnegans Wake

Jorge Luis Borges – A Universal History of Iniquity

Patricio Pron – My Fathers’ Ghost Is Climbing in the Rain

Haruki Murakami – A Wild Sheep Chase

Ruth Ozeki – A Tale For The Time Being

Tim O’Brien – The Things They Carried

Marcel Proust – Swann’s Way

Marilyn Monroe – Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters

Ernest Hemingway – A Farewell to Arms

Carl Wilson – Let’s Talk About Love (331/3 series)

Thomas Hobbes – Leviathan

Orlando Figes – A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution: 1891-1924

Jorge Luis Borges – Ficciones

Hermann Hesse – Steppenwolf

Theodore M. Bernstein – The Careful Writer

David McCullough – The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

Raymond Carver – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Cormac McCarthy – The Road

Kurt Vonnegut – Sucker’s Portfolio

Joan Didion – The White Album

Kurt Vonnegut – Fates Worse Than Death

Henry Miller – The Air-Conditioned Nightmare

Greil Marcus – Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Kurt Vonnegut – Palm Sunday

Henry Miller – Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch

Kurt Vonnegut – Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons

Mary Shelley – Frankenstein

Joseph Heller – Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man*

George Orwell – Down and Out in Paris and London*

Thomas Pynchon – V.

Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs – And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

James Baldwin – Go Tell It On The Mountain

John Milton – Paradise Lost

Steven Hyden – Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About The Meaning Of Life

Kurt Vonnegut – Armageddon In Retrospect

Haruki Murakami – Kafka On The Shore

Henry Miller – The Cosmological Eye

Gustave Flaubert – Madame Bovary

David Sedaris – Naked

Anton Chekhov – The Essential Tales of Chekhov (edited by Richard Ford)

Jonathan Franzen – Freedom

George Saunders – CivilWarLand In Bad Decline

Bret Easton Ellis – American Psycho

Alex Ross – Listen To This

Bryan Waterman – Television’s Marquee Moon (33 1/3 Series)

Kurt Vonnegut – We Are What We Pretend To Be: The First and Last Works

F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Crack-Up

Kurt Vonnegut – While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction

Simon Rich – Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations

Jack Kerouac – Dharma Bums

Kurt Vonnegut – Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction

E.B. White – Essays of E.B. White

Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer – Like Shaking Hands with God: A Conversation About Writing

Sherwood Anderson – Winesburg, Ohio

Arthur Koestler – Darkness at Noon

Norman Mailer – The Naked and the Dead

Bill Bryson – A Shot History of Nearly Everything

J. Bradford Hipps – The Adventurist

Sara Marcus – Girls To The Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

John Szwed – Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World

Joe Klein – Woody Guthrie: A Life

John Darnielle – Wolf in White Van

Fyodor Dostoyevsky – Notes from Underground

Joe Harvard – The Velvet Underground And Nico (331/3 Series)

Bob Mehr – Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements

David Foster Wallace – Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

Jonathan Clements – Anime: A History

Ian Condry – The Soul of Anime

Patti Smith – M Train

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – The Little Prince

Paul Bowles – The Sheltering Sky

Raymond Queneau – Exercises in Style

Rob Sheffield – Love Is a Mix Tape

Mark Pendergrast – Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

William H. Ukers – All About Coffee

James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman, and Tara Duggan – The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee

Tom Gauld – Mooncop

T.R. Reid – The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care

Elisabeth Askin, MD & Nathan Moore, MD – The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the American Health Care System

Clayton M. Christensen – The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care*

Jack Kerouac – Big Sur

David Goldhill – Catastrophic Care