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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Joan Didion’s Favorite Books in a Handwritten Reading List

  • A Farewell to Arms (public library) by Ernest Hemingway
  • Victory (public library) by Joseph Conrad
  • Guerrillas (public library) by V.S. Naipaul
  • Down and Out in Paris and London (public library) by George Orwell
  • Wonderland (public library) by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Wuthering Heights (public library) by Emily Bronte
  • The Good Soldier (public library) by Ford Madox Ford
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude (public library) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Crime and Punishment (public library) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Appointment in Samarra (public library) by John O’Hara
  • The Executioner’s Song (public library) by Norman Mailer
  • The Novels of Henry James (public library): Washington Square, Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, Wings of the Dove, The Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl, Daisy Miller, The Aspern Papers, The Turn of the Screw
  • Speedboat (public library) by Renata Adler
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain (public library) by James Baldwin
  • Notes of a Native Son (public library) by James Baldwin
  • The Berlin Stories (public library) by Christopher Isherwood
  • Collected Poems (public library) by Robert Lowell
  • Collected Poems (public library) by W.H. Auden
  • The Collected Poems (public library) by Wallace Stevens

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