Friday, 16 October 2009

Read List

Being the list of books that I have read since I first started keeping track of what I read some few years ago now. Newest at top.


Douglas Adams; Life, The Universe, and Everything

Douglas Adams; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Douglas Adams; The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Charlotte Bronte; Jane Eyre

Alcott; Little Women

Kundera; Immortality

Pratchett; Wintersmith

Pratchett; A Hat Full of Sky

Prachett; The Wee Free Men

Wladyslaw Szpilman; The Pianist

Philip Reeve; Infernal Devices

Pratchett; Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

Pratchett; Thief of Time

Samuel Butler; Erewhon

Scarlett Thomas; The End of Mr. Y

Christopher Tyerman; The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

Anthony Hope;The Prisoner of Zenda

Stephen Crane; The Red Badge of Courage

Robert Louis Stevenson; Treasure Island

Kipling; The Jungle Book

Verne; Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Anonymous; The Book with No Name

Tom Holland; The Vampyre

Voltaire; Letters on England

Juvenal; The Sixteen Satires

Tacitus; The Agricola and the Germanicus

Radcliffe; The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne

Orwell; Why I Write

Aristophanes; Lysistrata and Other Plays

Hurlburt & Schwitzgebel; Describing Inner Experience?

Buchan; The Thirty-Nine Steps

Greek Lyric Poetry

Klaus Theweleit; Object-Choice (All You Need is Love...)

Freud; The Interpretation of Dreams

Kierkegaard; Fear and Trembling

Patrick Gardiner; Kierkegaard: A Very Short Introduction

David Malouf; Remembering Babylon

Jung; Four Archetypes: Mother, Rebirth, Spirit, Trickster

Racine; Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah

Mackenzie; The Man of Feeling

Walpole; The Castle of Otranto

Longus; Daphnis and Chloe

Thomas Paine; Common Sense

Dickens; The Mystery of Edwin Drood


Maria Edgeworth; Castle Rackrent

H. Rider Haggard; Allan Quatermain

Christopher Logue; Kings

Terence; Phormio and Other Plays

Richard Lederer; The Revenge of Anguished English

Pushkin; The Queen of Spades and Other Stories

Sophocles; Electra and Other Plays

Spike Milligan; A Dustbin of Milligan

Jean-Dominique Bauby; The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

Oscar Wilde; Lady Windermere's Fan

The Upanishads

Petronius; The Satyricon and The Fragments

Kierkegaard; The Concept of Iron with Constant Reference to Socrates

Jerome K. Jerome; Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel

Alexander Solzhenitsyn; One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Vonnegut; Cat's Cradle

Apuleius; The Golden Ass

Richard Buxton; Forms of Astonishment: Greeks Myths of Metamorphosis

Freud; Civilization and its Discontents

Dumas; The Three Musketeers

Orwell; Decline of the English Murder

H. Rider Haggard;
King Solomon's Mines

Racine; A
ndromache, Britannicus, Berenice

The Death of King Arthur
(la Mort le Roi Artu)

Propertius;
The Poems

Joachim Marzahn;
The Ishtar Gate

Apollonius of Rhodes;
The Voyage of Argo

William Beckford;
Vathek

Gogol;
Diary of a Madman and Other Stories

George Mann;
The Affinity Bridge

William Blake;
Milton

Albert Camus;
The Myth of Sisyphus

Chaucer;
Troilus and Criseyde

Machiavelli;
The Prince

Matthew Lewis;
The Monk

Dana Arnold;
Art History: A Very Short Introduction

Dan Simmons;
The Endymion Omnibus (Endymion & The Rise of Endymion)

Jonathan Barnes (Ed);
Early Greek Philosophy

Robert E. Drennan (Ed);
The Algonquin Wits

Harpo Marx;
Harpo Speaks!

The Nibelungenlied


James R. Gaines;
Wit's End

F. Scott Fitzgerald;
The Great Gatsby

Dan Simmons;
The Hyperion Omnibus (Hyperion & The Fall of Hyperion)

William Blake;
Poems of William Blake (selected by Peter Ackroyd)

Paul Gallico; T
he Small Miracle

Paul Gallico;
The Snow Goose

Antoine De Saint-Exupéry;
The Little Prince

Catullus;
The Poems of Catullus

Alan Dundes (ed);
Sacred Narrative, Readings in the Theory of Myth

Nietzsche;
On the Genealogy of Morals

Julian Reade;
Mesopotamia

Goethe; F
aust (Part 2)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


Beaumarchais;
The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro

Edmond Rostand;
Cyrano de Bergerac

Jeanette Winterson;
Lighthousekeeping

Robert Harris;
Imperium

The Song of Roland


Jean Racine;
Britannicus, Phaedra, Athaliah

Franz Kafka;
The Metamorphosis and other stories

J. Rendel Harris;
The Origin of the Cult of Apollo

Jules Verne;
Around the World in Eighty Days

Chris Wooding;
The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray

Hermann Hesse;
Demian

Albert Camus;
The Outsider

Dickens;
A Tale of Two Cities

Philip Reeve;
Predator's Gold

The Homeric Hymns


Bernard Shaw;
Pygmalion

Aristotle;
Poetics

Robert A. Segal;
Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Myths From Mesopotamia (Epic of Creation, The Flood, Epic of Gilgamesh and others)


Tom Sorell;
Descartes: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Moorcock;
Stormbringer

Quentin Skinner;
Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction

Bethan Stevens;
William Blake

Samuel Beckett;
Waiting for Godot

Philip Reeve;
Mortal Engines

Keats;
The Complete Poems

Nick Gevers (Ed); E
xtraordinary Engines

Harper Lee;
To Kill A Mockingbird

Apollodorus;
The Library of Greek Mythology

Plautus;
The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Pot of Gold, The Prisoners, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Swaggering Soldier, Pseudolus)

Joseph Melia;
Modality

George W. M. Harrison (ed);
Seneca in Performance

Goethe;
Faust (Part one)

Oscar Wilde;
The Importance of Being Ernest

Aristophanes;
The Birds and Other Plays (The Knights, Peace, The Birds, The Assemblywomen, Wealth)

Robert W. Chambers;
The King in Yellow and other horror stories

Stephen King;
Cell

Sophocles;
The Theban Plays (Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus & Antigone)

Aristophanes; F
rogs and Other Plays (Wasps, Women at the Themosphoria, Frogs)

Dana Ferrin Sutton;
Seneca on the Stage

Seneca;
Four Tragedies and Octavia (Thyestes, Phaedra, The Trojan Women, Oedipus & Octavia)

Euripides;
The Trojan Women and Other Plays (Hecuba, The Trojan Women, Andromache)

Dante; The Divine Comedy


Euripides;
Nine Plays (Medea, The Trojan Women, Orestes, Electra, Iphigenia in Tauris, The Bacchae, Alcestis, Hippolytus, Heracles)

Jonathan Williams & Clive Cheesman (Eds & trans);
Classical Love Poetry

Anna Lydia Motto;
Seneca

Plautus;
The Rope and Other Plays (The Ghost, A Three-Dollar Day & Amphitryo)

Aeschylus;
The Oresteia (Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers & The Eumenides)

Stillman Drake;
Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

Schopenhauer;
Essays and Aphorisms

Gary Dexter;
Why not Catch-21?

Robert Harris;
Pompeii

Boccaccio;
The Decameron

Sartre;
Nausea

M. R. James;
Selected Ghost Stories

Jonathan Barnes;
Coffee with Aristotle

Bertrand Russell; T
he History of Western Philosophy

John Fowles;
The Magus

Geraldine Pinch;
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

C.C.W. Taylor;
Socrates: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Kelly;
The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Anthony Storr;
Freud: A Very Short Introduction

Giulio Leoni;
The Third Heaven Conspiracy

China Mieville;
Un Lun Dun

Michael Tanner;
Nietzsche; A Very Short Introduction

A. C. Grayling;
Russell: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Morpurgo;
The Mozart Question

W. V. Quine;
On What There Is

Aeschylus;
Prometheus Bound And Other Plays (The Suppliants, The Seven Against Thebes, The Persians)

Tad Williams;
Otherland: Sea of Silver Light

Seneca;
Letters from a Stoic

Bertrand Russell;
The Problems of Philosophy

Lise Myhre;
Nemi

Julia Annas;
Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Hesiod;
Theogony & Works and Days

Plato;
Gorgias

Lao Tzu;
Tao Te Ching

Epicurus; Letter to Menoeceus

Julia Annas;
Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Lucan;
The Civil War

Peter Singer;
Marx: A Very Short Introduction

Lucretius;
The Nature of Things

The Hippocratic Writers;
Hippocratic writings

Jonathan Barnes;
Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

Mary Beard & John Henderson;
Classics: A Very Short Introduction

Helen Morales;
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Tad Williams;
Mountain of Black Glass

Tad Williams;
River of Blue Fire

Michael Moorcock;
Elric of Melnibone

Tad Williams;
Otherland

Stephen King;
Fire Starter

Milton;
Paradise Lost

Alena Jezkova;
77 Prague Legends

J. K. Rowling;
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Sophocles;
Antigone

Sophocles;
Oedipus the King

Ambrose Bierce;
The Devil's Dictionary

David Gemmel;
Shield of Thunder

Stephen King & Peter Straub;
Black House

Lynn Truss;
Talk to the Hand

René Descartes;
Meditations on First Philosophy

David Gemmel;
Lord of the Silver Bow

William Blake;
The Marriage of Heaven & Hell

Beowulf

Vergil;
The Aeneid

Dostoevsky;
Crime & Punishment

Margaret Atwood;
The Penelopiad

Homer;
The Iliad

Plato;
Protagoras

Plato;
Apology

Stephen King; T
he Dark Tower

Stephen King; T
he Song of Susannah

Stephen King;
The Wolves of Calla

Stephen King;
Wizard And Glass

Sappho;
Poems and Fragments

Stephen King;
Needful Things

Stephen King;
The Waste Lands

Stephen King;
The Drawing of Three

Stephen King;
The Gunslinger

Pat Barker;
Regeneration Trilogy

William Blake;
Songs of Innocence and Experience

Sebastian Faulks;
Birdsong

Stephen King;
The Dark Half

Stephen King;
The Dead Zone

Stephen King;
Carrie

Stephen King;
Skeleton Crew

Stephen King;
'Salem's Lot

Stephen King;
Gerald's Game

Stephen King;
Four Past Midnight

Stephen King;
Night Shift

Stephen King;
Pet Sematary

Homer;
The Odyssey

Paulo Coelho;
Veronika Decides to Die

Shakespeare;
Othello

Bram Stoker;
Dracula

Emily Brönte;
Wuthering Heights

Mary Shelly;
Frankenstein

Stephen King;
The Shining

Ovid;
Metamorphoses

Joseph Heller; C
atch 22

Sylvia Plath;
The Bell Jar

Ken Kesey;
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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