Index of Reviewed Books

I don't know what I was thinking when I started putting this together--it's already way out of control!  But here is a list of all (well, nearly all) the books I've blogged about so far. This is not an exhaustive list of what is on the blog, but is meant to give visitors an idea of what sort of books I read, plus an easy way to find old posts.  Books in each category are chronologically listed, with newest titles at the bottom.  (Updated to 5/19/16)


Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven, by Susan Jane Gilman
In Search of London, by H. V. Morton
Red Odyssey, by Marat Akchurin
In Search of England, by H. V. Morton
The Russian's World, by Ginevra Gerhart
The Great Typo Hunt, by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
Lovely is the Lee, by Robert Gibbings
London Under, by Peter Ackroyd
Only Beautiful, Please, by John Everard
Travels in Siberia, by Ian Frazier
A Time of Gifts, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
How the Heather Looks, by Joan Bodger
Lost and Found in Russia, by Susan Richards
In the Steps of the Master, by V. M. Morton
Between the Woods and the Water, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Old Straight Track, by Alfred Watkins
The Travels of Marco Polo
The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson
The Broken Road, by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Paul Among the People, by Sarah Ruden
Quiverfull, by Kathryn Joyce
Nine Lives, by William Dalrymple
The Constitution of Liberty, by F. A. Hayek
Surprised by Oxford, by Carolyn Weber
The Fatal Conceit, by F. A. Hayek
Fyodor Dostoevsky, by Peter Leithart
What the Tortoise Taught Us, by Burton Porter
The Pilgrim's Regress, by C. S. Lewis
The World's Last Night, by C. S. Lewis
Islam Without Extremes, by Mustafa Akyol
The Prince, by Machiavelli
The Communist Manifesto, by Mark and Engels
The Symposium, by Plato
The Convert: a Tale of Exile and Extremism, by Deborah Baker
Toying With God, by Nikki Bado-Fralick and Rebecca Sachs Norris
The Republic, by Plato
You Can Understand the Bible, by Peter Kreeft
India: A Sacred Geography, by Diana Eck
The Pope Who Quit, by Jon Sweeney
Mere Christianity and The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis
Holy is the Day, by Carolyn Weber
The Global Public Square, by Os Guinness
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The Little Flowers of St. Francis
Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes, by Richards and O'Brien
The Man Born to be King, by Dorothy Sayers
The Second Treatise on Government, by John Locke
The Crucible of Doubt, by Terryl and Fiona Givens
The Mahabharata, (retold), by R. K. Narayan
The Ancrene Riwle
Man's Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl
The Screwtape Letters, by C. S. Lewis

To School Through the Fields, by Alice Taylor
The Tartan Pimpernel, by Dr. Donald Caskie
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba
Growing Up Bin Laden, by Najwa and Omar bin Laden and Jean Sasson
John Bidwell, by Nancy Leek
Living Oprah, by Robyn Okrant
The Dirty Life, by Kristin Kimball
Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
Little Princes, by Conor Grennan
The Long Winter, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Woman Warrior, by Maxine Hong Kingston
The Color of Water, by James McBride
Storming the Tulips, by Hannie J. Voyles
Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
Pershing, by John Perry
And There Was Light, by Jacques Lusseyran
Feynman, by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick
Journey From the Land of No, by Roya Hakakian
China in Ten Words, by Yu Hua
From Newbury With Love, ed. Marina Aidova
I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
Twenty Years A-Growing, by Maurice O'Sullivan
The Log Cabin Lady, by a lady
Goodbye to All That, by Robert Graves
Night, by Elie Wiesel
A Child's Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas
Bye-Bye Babylon, by Lamia Ziade
Below Stairs, by Margaret Powell
Five Billion Vodka Bottles to the Moon, by Iosif Shklovsky
Ake: The Years of Childhood, by Wole Soyinka
A Novel Without Lies, by Anatoly Mariengof
Fauna and Family, by Gerald Durrell
Driving the Saudis, by

As You Wish, by Cary Elwes
 The Book of My Lives, by Aleksandar Hemon
Muhammad, by Daniel Peterson
An African in Greenland, by Tete-Michel Kpomassie
Bridge to the Sun, by Gwen Terasaki
Radical Son, by David Horowitz
My Childhood, by Maxim Gorky
Up From Slavery, by Booker T. Washington

Lessons From Little Rock, by Terrence Roberts
The History of the Medieval World, by Susan Wise Bauer
Warriors of God, by James Reston Jr.
Enemies of the People, by Kati Marton
Spies of Mississippi, by Rick Bowers
At Home, Bill Bryson
A Natural History of Latin, by Tore Janson
In Search of Ireland's Heroes, by Carmel McCaffrey
Winning at War, by Christian Potsholm
Albion, by Peter Ackroyd
Aftermath, by Donovan Webster
Laika, by Nick Abadzis
Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History, by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The Classical World, by Robin Lane Fox
Inventing the Victorians, by Matthew Sweet
Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, by Jocelin de Brakelonde
The First World War, by John Keegan
A Distant Mirror, by Barbara Tuchman
Lady Almina and The Real Downton Abbey, by the Countess of Carnarvon
K Blows Top, by Peter Carlson
Warning to the West, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The History and Topography of Ireland, by Giraldus Cambrensis
Operation Mincemeat, by Ben MacIntyre
If Walls Could Talk, by Lucy Worsley
Sister Queens, by Julia Fox
The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. DuBois
From Ritual to Romance, by Jessie Weston
Early British Trackways, by Alfred Watkins
In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson
The Echoing Green, by Gillian Avery
Patterns of Thought, by Richard Foster
The Forgotten Man, by Amity Shlaes
When Ladies Go A-Thieving, by  Elaine S. Abelson
Bloodlands, by Timothy Snyder
Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough, by John J. Ross MD
In Search of Ancient Ireland, by Carmel McCaffrey
Bible and Sword, by Barbara Tuchman
Hitler's Savage Canary, by David Lampe
Dancing Goddesses, by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Historia Brittonum, by Nennius
History in English Words, by Owen Barfield
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders, by Suzanne Alleyn
The Perfect Summer, by Juliet Gillespie
The History of the Ancient World, by Susan Wise Bauer
Arthur's Britain, by Leslie Alcock
The Guns of August, by Barbara Tuchman
Savage Continent, by Keith Lowe
God's Philosophers, by James Hannam
Molotov's Magic Lantern, by Rachel Polonsky
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Edward FitzGerald
1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed, by Eric Cline
The Zhivago Affair, by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee
The Secret History, by Procopius
The Gulag Archipelago (abridged), by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The History of the Renaissance World, by Susan Wise Bauer
Ecclesiastical History of the English People, by the Venerable Bede
Iron Curtain, by Anne Applebaum
Eight Pieces of Empire, by Lawrence Scott Sheets
The Statues That Walked, by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo
The Lost Art of Dress, by Linda Przybyszewski
The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England, by Ian Mortimer
Cambodia's Curse, by Joel Brinkley
The Subversive Stitch, by Rozika Parker
Home Fires, by Julie Summers
Stranger in the House, by Julie Summers

The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them, by E. D. Hirsch
Using John Saxon's Math Books, by Art Reed
Weapons of Mass Instruction, by John Taylor Gatto
The Making of Americans, by E. D. Hirsch
Composition in the Classical Tradition, by Frank D'Angelo
The Core, by Leigh Bortins
A Rulebook for Arguments, by Anthony Westin
Generation X Goes to College, by Peter Sacks
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes, by Jonathan Rose
The War Against Grammar, by David Mulroy
Who Killed Homer? by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath
The Graves of Academe, by Richard Mitchell
The School of Freedom, by Anthony O'Hear and Marc Sidwell
Marva Collins' Way, by Marva Collins and Civia Tamarkin
Unlearning Liberty, by Greg Lukianoff
Beauty for Truth's Sake, by Stratford Caldecott
Norms & Nobility, by David V. Hicks
Beauty in the Word, by Stratford Caldecott

Current Issues
The Bottom Billion, by Paul Collier
The Housing Boom and Bust, by Thomas Sowell
Nothing to Envy, by Barbara Demick
Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder
Girls on the Edge, by Leonard Sax
Marriage and Caste in America, by Kay Hymowitz
The New Vichy Syndrome, by Theodore Dalrymple
Kingdom Coming, by Michelle Goldberg
2012 and the End of the World, by Matthew Restall and Amara Solari
Saturday is for Funerals, by Unity Dow and Max Essex
The Rational Optimist, by Matt Ridley
Unnatural Selection, by Mara Hvistendahl
The New Road to Serfdom, by Daniel Hannan
Why Darwin Matters, by Michael Shermer
Brandwashed, by Martin Lindstrom
Boomerang, by Michael Lewis
Manning Up, by Kay Hymowitz
Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo
Days of Obligation, by Richard Rodriguez
Anything Goes, by Theodore Dalrymple
Escape From Camp 14, by Blaine Harden
What to Expect When No One's Expecting, by Jonathan V. Last
The New Child-Catchers, by Kathryn Joyce
The Pink Sari Revolution, by Amana Fontanella-Khan
The Decline and Fall of Europe, by Francesco Bongiovanni
The XX Factor, by Alison Wolf
Kindly Inquisitors, by Jonathan Rauch
Not With a Bang, by Theodore Dalrymple
Without You, There is No Us, by Suki Kim
No Place to Hide, by Glenn Greenwald
The End of College, by Kevin Carey
So You've Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson
The Silencing, by Kirsten Powers
The Tyranny of Silence, by Flemming Rose
The Bright Continent, by Dayo Olopade
We Believe the Children, by Richard Beck
Trigger Warning, by Mick Hume
Confucius Lives Next Door, by T. R. Reid
The White Man's Burden, by William Easterly
The Narcissist Next Door, by Jeffrey Kluger

Death From the Skies! by Phil Plait
We've Got Issues, by Judith Warner
Seeing Voices, by Oliver Sacks
Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes
Through the Language Glass, by Guy Deutscher
Cold-Blooded Kindness, by Barbara Oakley
Evil Genes, by Barbara Oakley
The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain, by Barbara Strauch
Quiet, by Susan Cain
Periodic Tales, by Hugh Aldersey-Williams
What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite, by David DiSalvo
Sciencia, ed. Martineau
The Violinist's Thumb, by Sam Kean
Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime, by Karen Prager
The Chemical History of a Candle, by Michael Faraday
The 13th Element, by John Emsley
Just Babies, by Paul Bloom
What If?, by Randall Munroe

Spenser's Images of Life, by C. S. Lewis
A Preface to Milton, by C. S. Lewis
The Mystic Grail, by John Mathews
Planet Narnia, by Michael Ward
Reading Women, by Stephanie Staal
Essential Literary Terms, Norton
Author! Author! by P. G. Wodehouse
How to Write a Sentence, by Stanley Fish
Reading the Middle Ages, by Theodore Steinberg
Of This and Other Worlds, by C. S. Lewis
The Western Lit Survival Kit, by Sandra Newman
Lectures on Literature, by Vladimir Nabokov
Reflections, by Diana Wynne Jones
The Four Ages of Poetry, by Thomas Love Peacock
The Power of the Ring, by Stratford Caldecott
What the Bee Knows, by P. L. Travers
The Green and Burning Tree, by Eleanor Cameron
Wild Things! by Bird, Danielson, and Sieruta
The White Goddess, by Robert Graves
How to be a Heroine, by Samantha Ellis
What Matters in Jane Austen?, by John Mullan
The Fellowship, by Philip and Carol Zaleski
Fairy Tale as Myth, Myth as Fairy Tale, by Jack Zipes
The Allegory of Love, by C. S. Lewis
Spenser's Images of Life, by C. S. Lewis
Off the Beaten Track in the Classics, by Kaeppel
Bibliotech, by John Palfrey
Edward Gorey: His Book Cover Art and Design

Non-Fiction in General
The Ultimate Career, by Daryl Hoole
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me), by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
The Road to Serfdom, by H. A. Hayek
The Sari, by Mukulika Banerjee and Daniel Miller
Are Women Human? by Dorothy Sayers
The Subjection of Women, by John Stuart Mill
When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out, by David Lynch
Radical Homemakers, by Shannon Hayes
Farm City, by Novella Carpenter
Stuff, by Randy Frost and Gail Steketee
The Con, by by James Munton and Jelita McLeod
The Beauty Myth, by Naomi Wolf
Ex Libris, by Martin Hopkinson
Ain't I a Woman? by bell hooks
Quadrivium, by John Martineau
Cinderella Ate My Daughter, by Peggy Orenstein
The Improvement of the Mind, by Isaac Watts
Gender Trouble, by Judith Butler
Sister Outsider, by Audre Lorde
Essays by George Orwell
Bollywood Weddings, by Kavita Ramdya
Social Q's, by Philip Galanes
William Morris essay and poem
Jane Austen's Sewing Box, by Jennifer Forest
A Homemade Life, by Molly Wizenberg
Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, by Jerome K. Jerome
Pink and Blue, by Jo B. Paoletti
Watching the English, by Kate Fox
Slouching Toward Adulthood, by Sally Koslow
Making Their Own Peace, by Ann Madsen
Airbrushed Nation, by Jennifer Nelson
We Learn Nothing, by Tim Kreider
Mirror of Flowers, by Dorothea Eastwood
Think Like a Freak, by Steven Pinker etc.
The Triple Package, by Amy Chua
Brit-Think, Ameri-Think, by Jane Walmsley


Classic Literature
All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque
The Mabinogi
Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins
The Last Days of Socrates, by Plato
The Aeneid
The Nibelungenlied
The Book of Margery Kempe
The Vicar of Wakefield, by Oliver Goldsmith
The Clouds and Lysistrata, by Aristophanes
Idylls of the King, by Tennyson
The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte
Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft
So Long a Letter, by Mariama Ba
Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
A Room With A View, by E. M. Forster
Under the Greenwood Tree, by Thomas Hardy
A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen
Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope
The Heir of Redclyffe, by Charlotte Yonge
A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf
Pnin, by Vladimir Nabokov
The Frozen Deep, by Wilkie Collins
Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray
Prose Selections, by Alexander Pushkin
Count Magnus & Other Ghost Stories, by M. R. James
King Solomon's Mines, by H. Rider Haggard
The Oresteia, by Aeschylus
The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius
The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
The Story of an African Farm, by Olive Schreiner
The Book of Beasts, trans. T. H. White
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Julius Caesar, by Shakespeare
Theogony, by Hesiod
Nightmare Abbey, by Thomas Love Peacock
The Haunted Dolls' House, by M. R. James
Doctor Thorne, by Anthony Trollope
Great Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Works and Days, by Hesiod
The Romance of the Rose, by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun
Antigone, by Sophocles
Oedipus the King, by Sophocles
Oedipus at Colonnus, by Sophocles
The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
The Merchant of Venice, by Shakespeare Book VI
Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
Herodotus' Histories: Book I, Book II, Book III, Book IV, Book V,  Book VI
The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Book of the City of Ladies, by Christine de Pizan
A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Shakespeare
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne
Eugene Onegin, by Alexander Pushkin
Erewhon, by Samuel Butler
Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective, by Mark Twain
The Tempest, by Shakespeare
Dracula, by Bram Stoker
The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens
The Peace, by Aristophanes
The Invisible Man, by H. G. Wells
Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga
The Birds, by Aristophanes
Framley Parsonage, by Anthony Trollope
The Frogs, by Aristophanes
Mystery of a Hansom Cab, by Fergus Hume
Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert (readalong)
A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway (readalong)
Decameron, by Boccaccio
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
Yvain, the Knight of the Lion, by Chretien de Troyes
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
Doctor Zhivago, by Boris Pasternak
The Sufferings of Young Werther, by Goethe
Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen
The School for Scandal, by Sheridan
Alcestis, Medea, and Iphigenia in Tauris, and Helen, by Euripides
The Owl and the Nightingale (medieval poems)
She Stoops to Conquer, by Goldsmith
The Golden Legend, by De Voraigne
The Penguin Book of Russian Short Stories
Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe
Labyrinths, by Jorge Luis Borges
The Castle of Otranto and Hieroglyphic Tales, by Horace Walpole
The Italian (readalong), by Ann Radcliffe
The Black Monk, by Chekov
Piers Plowman, by William Langland
Rhetoric, by Aristotle
Seven Gothic Tales, by Isak Dinesen
Quo Vadis, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens
Orestes, by Euripides
Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
The Good Soldier Svejk, by Jaroslav Hasek
Anna Karenina, by Lev Tolstoy
Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
The Prince and Other Modern Fables, by Rabindranath Tagore
Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson
Murder in the Cathedral, by T. S. Eliot
The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane
Short Stories by Chekhov
Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
Botchan, by Natsume Soseki
The English Teacher, by R. K. Narayan
The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton
The Red and the Black, by Stendahl
A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams
Pamela, by Samuel Richardson
On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
The Chosen, by Chaim Potok
Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf
In the First Circle, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Trial, by Franz Kafka
The Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
The Queen's Diadem, by C. J. L. Almqvist
A Suitable Boy, by Vikram Seth
Niels Lyhne, by J. P. Jacobsen
Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
Tales of Mystery and Terror, by Edgar Allan Poe
The Stranger, by Albert Camus
The Golem, by Gustav Meyrink
The Crying of Lot 49, by Thomas Pynchon
The Doll, by Bolesław Prus
The Fall of Arthur, by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas
Kim, by Rudyard Kipling
Beware of Pity, by Stefan Zweig
Far From the Madding Crowd, by Thomas Hardy
Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Winter's Tales, by Isak Dinesen
Twenty-Three Tales, by Lev Tolstoy
Eirik the Red and Other Sagas, ed. Gwyn Jones
We, by Yevgeny Zamyatin
Erec et Enide, Cliges, and Lancelot by Chretien de Troyes
Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol
The Winter's Tale and Richard III, by Shakespeare
Eugene Onegin, by Pushkin
The Sound of the Mountain, by Yasunari Kawabata
Culhwch and Olwen
Candide, by Voltaire
Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya
The Romance of Tristan, by Beroul
The Quest of the Holy Grail
What is to be Done? by Nikolai Chernyshevsky
Maidenhair, by Mikhail Shishkin
The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot
Arthuriad, by Charles Williams
Notes from the Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If on a winter's night a traveler, by Italo Calvino
August 1914, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann
Some Poets of WWI
Dr. Faustus and Tamburlaine, by Christopher Marlowe
Nathan the Wise, by G. E. Lessing
Joseph Andrews, by Henry Fielding
Tristran, by Thomas of Britain
The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
V., by Thomas Pynchon
Go Tell It on the Mountain, by James Baldwin
Tristan, by Gottfried von Strassburg
Three plays by Anton Chekhov
Some Poetry by Yeats
The Joys of Motherhood, by Buchi Emecheta
The Small House at Allington, by Anthony Trollope
Parzival, by Wolfram von Eschenbach
Fantasia: an Algerian Cavalcade, by Assia Djebar
 Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
Mysteries, by Knut Hamsun
Le Morte D'Arthur, by Thomas Malory
The Slave Girl, by Buchi Emecheta
The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington
War and Peace, by Lev Tolstoy
Decline and Fall, by Evelyn Waugh
Sleepwalking Land, by Mia Couto
Collected Poetry, Leopold Senghor
The Crucible, by Arthur Miller
O Pioneers! and My Antonia, by Willa Cather
Tristram Shandy, by Laurence Sterne
Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller
Love's Labour's Lost, by Shakespeare
The Journey Through Wales and Description of Wales, by Giraldus Cambrensis
Agnes Grey, by Anne Bronte
The Case of Comrade Tulayev, by Victor Serge
Letters to a Young Poet, by Rainer Maria Rilke
 Three Men in a Boat, by Jerome K. Jerome
Too Loud a Solitude, by Bohumil Hrabal
Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
The Last Chronicle of Barset, by Anthony Trollope
The Black Spider, by Jeremias Gotthelf
The Street of Crocodiles, by Bruno Schulz
The Story of My Experiments With Truth, by Mohandas Gandhi
King Lear, by Shakespeare
Henry V, by Shakespeare
The Analects of Confucius, by Confucius
Faust (Part I), by Goethe
The Royal Game, by Stephan Zweig
The Essay on Man, by Alexander Pope
Galileo, by Bertholt Brecht
Dr. Wortle's School, by Anthony Trollope
Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
William Blake: Selections
Some Wordsworth
The Two Drovers, by Sir Walter Scott
Beowulf Readalong, Week I, II, III, and IV 
My Uncle Napoleon, by Iraj Pezeshkzad
The Song of the Volsungs 
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, by John Donne
The Cloud Messenger, by Kalidasa
Henry James: Three short stories, and The Wings of the Dove (DNF)
 The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
 Lucky Jim, by Kingsley Amis
Tevye the Dairyman, by Sholem Aleichem
The House of the Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Three Plays by Karel Čapek
The Monk, by Matthew Lewis, Week I, II, III,   IV and V
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, by Edgar Allan Poe
The Hand of a Great Master, by Konstanineh Gamsakhardia
A Bend in the River, by V. S. Naipaul
Wives and Daughters, by Elizabeth Gaskell
The Brothers Karamazov, by Dostoevsky
My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin
The Castle, by Franz Kafka
Zuleika Dobson, by Max Beerbohm
Women and Appletrees, by Moa Martinson
Chaka, by Thomas Mofolo
The Absolute at Large, by Karel Capek
The Old Wives' Club, by Arnold Bennett
Daphnis and Chloe, by Longus
The Kojiki, by O no Yasumaro
The Story of Layla and Manjun, by Nizami
The Adventurous Simplicissimus, by von Grimmelhausen
Poor Heinrich, by Hartmann von Aue
Picnic at Hanging Rock, by Joan Lindsay
Metamorphoses, by Ovid
The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, by Rainer Maria Rilke
Reynard the Fox
Prufrock and Other Observations, by T. S. Eliot
Faerie Queen Readalong I, II,  by Spenser

Science Fiction/Fantasy
The Worm Ouroboros, by E. R. Eddison
Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel
Sky Coyote, by Kage Baker
And Another Thing... by Eoin Coifer
Enchanted Glass, by Diana Wynne Jones
Mendoza in Hollywood, by Kage Baker
The Graveyard Game, by Kage Baker
Unseen Academicals, by Terry Pratchett
Lilith, by George MacDonald
Children of the Company, by Kage Baker
The Machine's Child, by Kage Baker
Gods and Pawns, by Kage Baker
Blackout, by Connie Willis
All Clear, by Connie Willis
Day of the Triffids, by John Wyndham
Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Sons of Heaven, by Kage Baker
Sapphique, by Catherine Fisher
The Face in the Frost, by John Bellairs
The Pedant and the Shuffly, by John Bellairs
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, by Alan Garner
The Anvil of the World, by Kage Baker
Phantastes, by George MacDonald
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick
Snuff, by Terry Pratchett
The Alloy of Law, by Brandon Sanderson
Archer's Goon, by Diana Wynne Jones
Thomas the Rhymer, by Ellen Kushner
Fire and Hemlock, by Diana Wynne Jones
A Tale of Time City, by Diana Wynne Jones
Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson (readalong)
House of Many Ways, by DWJ
The Black Mirror (German/Austrian SF collection)
The Horla, by Guy de Maupassant
The Merlin Conspiracy, by DWJ
Miracle, and Other Christmas Stories, by Connie Willis
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H. G. Wells
The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde
The Homeward Bounders, by DWJ
The Woman Who Died a Lot, by Jasper Fforde
Impossible Things, by Connie Willis
The Rithmatist, by Brandon Sanderson
The Host, by Stephenie Meyer
The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
Unnatural Creatures, ed. Neil Gaiman
All Hallows' Eve, by Charles Williams
The Killing Moon, by N. K. Jemisin
Rendezvous With Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke
The Demolished Man, by Alfred Bester
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, by PKD
The Stars My Destination, by Alfred Bester
The Game Players of Titan, by PKD
Dune, by Frank Herbert
Roadside Picnic and The Tale of the Troika, by Bros. Strugatsky
Shada, by Douglas Adams and Gareth Roberts
The King in Yellow, by R. W. Chambers
Slaughter-house Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
 The Islands of Chaldea, by DWJ
The Haunted Looking-glass, ed. by Edward Gorey
Out of the Silent Planet, by C. S. Lewis
Melmoth the Wanderer, by Charles MaturinUncle Silas, by Sheridan le Fanu
The Victorian Chaise-Longue, by Marghanita Laski
Supernatural Enhancements, by Edgar Cantero
Witch Week, by DWJ
Perelandra, by C. S. Lewis
Hexwood, by DWJ
Many Dimensions, by Charles Williams
That Hideous Strength, by C. S. Lewis
Have Spacesuit -- Will Travel, by Robert A. Heinlein
The Puppetmasters, by Robert A. Heinlein
Prisoners of Power, by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, by Robert A. Heinlein
To Say Nothing of the Dog, by Connie Willis
Black Maria, by Diana Wynne Jones
The Islands of Chaldea, by Diana Wynne Jones
Player Choice, by Jeff Deck
The Martian, by Andy Weir
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, by Sydney Padua
The Bloody Chamber, by Angela Carter
Space Cadet, by Heinlein
The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. LeGuin
Starship Troopers, by Heinlein
Roadside Picnic, by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky
Trigger Warning, by Neil Gaiman
Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
Time and Again, and Way Station, by Clifford Simak
Black Amazon of Mars, by Leigh Brackett
Dark Lord of Derkholm,, by Diana Wynne Jones
Equal Rites, by Terry Pratchett
In the Garden of Iden, by Kage Baker
A lot of Company novels, by Kage Baker
The Shepherd's Crown, by Terry Pratchett

The Bad Book Affair, by Ian Sansom
Duplicate Death, by Georgette Heyer
Heat Wave, by Richard Castle
Detection Unlimited, by Georgette Heyer
The Rising of the Moon, by Gladys Mitchell
The Baker Street Letters, by Michael Robertson
Unnatural Death, by Dorothy Sayers
Common or Garden Crime, by Sheila Pim
Victorian Tales of Mystery and Deception, selected by Michael Cox
Naked Heat, by Richard Castle
Gaudy Night, by Dorothy Sayers
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, by Alexander McCall Smith
Coffin, Scarcely Used, by Colin Watson
Hopjoy was Here, by Colin Watson
Mr. Dixon Disappears, by Ian Sansom
They Found Him Dead, by Georgette Heyer
Grave Mistake, by Ngaio Marsh
Winking at the Brim, by Gladys Mitchell
A Duty to the Dead, by Charles Todd
Before I Go To Sleep, by S. J. Watson
Her Royal Spyness, by Rhys Bowen
The Listening Eye, by Patricia Wentworth
Murphy's Law, by Rhys Bowen
Oxford Book of Detective Stories
Clouds of Witness, by Dorothy Sayers
An Impartial Witness, by Charles Todd
V is for Vengeance, by Sue Grafton
The Leavenworth Case, by Anna Katharina Green
The Chinese Bell Murders, by van Gulik
Jane and the Canterbury Tale, Stephanie Barron
Ha'Penny, by Jo Walton
The Givenchy Code and The Prada Paradox, by Julie Kenner
The Return of Captain John Emmet, by Elizabeth Speller
The Laughter of Dead Kings, by Elizabeth Peters
The Rose Rent, by Ellis Peters
Death of a Harvard Freshman, by Victoria Silver
Naked Once More, by Elizabeth Peters
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, by Alexander McCall Smith
The Moving Toyshop, and The Case of the Gilded Fly, by Edmund Crispin
Bodies in a Bookshop, by R. T. Campbell
Det caribiske mysterium, by Agatha Christie
The Amateur Cracksman, by E. W. Horning
The Old Man in the Corner, by Baroness Orczy
A Red Herring Without Mustard, by Alan Bradley
Dancers in Mourning, by Margery Allingham
Moura, by Virginia Coffman
Holy Disorders, by Edmund Crispin
The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral, by Robert Westall
Murder Most Persuasive, by Tracy Kiely
The Conjure-Man Dies, by Rudolph Fisher
A Beautiful Place to Die, by Malla Nunn
A Question of Honor, by Charles Todd
The 39 Steps, by John Buchan
Heirs of the Body, by Carola Dunn
A Beautiful Blue Death, by Charles Finch
The Case of the Missing Servant, by Tarquin Hall
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn, by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky
Queen of Hearts, by Rhys Bowen
The September Society, by Charles Finch
The Fleet Street Murders, by Charles Finch

Historical Fiction
The Holy Sinner, by Thomas Mann
The Five-Minute Marriage, by Joan Aiken
Cousin Kate, by Georgette Heyer
The White Witch, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Amber Witch
 Dodger, by Terry Pratchett
The Middle Window, by Elizabeth Goudge
Prospero's Mirror, by A. N. Donaldson
The Reluctant Widow and Black Sheep, by Georgette Heyer
The Long Ships, by Frans Bengtsson
City of Bells, by  Elizabeth Goudge
Green Dolphin Street, by Elizabeth Goudge

YA or Children's Literature
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma, by Trenton Lee Stewart
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Alan Mendelsohn, Boy From Mars, by Daniel Pinkwater
Nation, by Terry Prachett
The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan
Beautiful Girlhood, rev. by Karen Andreola
Alchemy and Meggy Swan, by Karen Cushman
Alcatraz vs. the Knights of Crystallia, by Brandon Sanderson
The Little White Horse, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner
Unwind, by Neal Schusterman
Incarceron, by Catherine Fisher
Stories from The Faerie Queene, by Mary MacLeod
Sam I Am, by Ilene Cooper
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, by Alice Hegan Rice
Sapphique, by Catherine Fisher
100 Cupboards, by N. D. Wilson
The Stone Child, by Dan Poblocki
The Throne of Fire, by Rick Riordan
Patty Fairfield, and Patty at Home, by Carolyn Wells
The 100-Year-Old Secret, by Tracy Barrett
Beany Malone, by Lenora Mattingly Weber
Alcatraz vs. the Shattered Lens, by Brandon Sanderson
Plain Kate, by Erin Bow
The Hourglass Door, by Lisa Mangum
The Golden Spiral and The Forgotten Locket, by Lisa Mangum
The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner
50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know, by Kay West, John Bridges, and Bryan Curtis
The Mockingbirds, by Daisy Whitney
Moomintroll books, by Tove Jansson
Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick
The Death Cure, by James Dashner
On the Wasteland, by Ruth M. Arthur
Wildwood, by Colin Meloy
Torn, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
The Country Child, by Alison Uttley
The Children of Green Knowe, by L. M. Boston
The Dark is Rising, by Susan Cooper
Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor
Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver
Out of My Mind, by Sharon Draper
Crossed, by Ally Condie
Breaking Stalin's Nose, by Eugene Yelchin
Divergent, by Veronica Roth
Jane-Emily, by Patricia Clapp
The Pharaoh's Secret, by Marissa Moss
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms, by Lissa Evans
The Magic Half, by Annie Barrows
The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror, by Daniel Pinkwater
ismo, by John Verney
Enchanted, by Alethea Kontis
The Brides of Rollrock Island, by Margo Lanagan
Lost Magic, by Berthe Amoss
Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, by Chris Priestly
Reached, by Ally Condie
Farmer Boy, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Son, by Lois Lowry
The Agency: A Spy in the House, by Y. S. Lee
Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein
Lockwood and Co.: The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls
Unaccompanied Minor, by Hollis Gillespie
Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein
Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
Sister of the Angels, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling
A Moment Comes, by Jennifer Bradbury
Kit's Wilderness, by David Almond
Five Children on the Western Front, by Kate Saunders
The Secret of the Underground Room, by John Bellairs
The First Book of Calamity Leek, by Paula Lichtarowicz
The Mantlemass Chronicles, by Barbara Willard
Kaleidoscope, by Eleanor Farjeon
The Hollow Boy, by Jonathan Stroud

Just Plain Fiction
The Swan Thieves, by Elizabeth Kostova
The Children's Book, by A. S. Byatt
Demon Ex Machina, by Julie Kenner
One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Bird in the Tree, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Heart of the Family, by Elizabeth Goudge
People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks
After the Quake, by Haruki Murakami
The Twentieth Wife, by Indu Sundaresan
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
Secret Daughter, by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Elegance, by Kathleen Tessaro
The Scent of Water, by Elizabeth Goudge
On Her Majesty's Secret Service, by Ian Fleming
The Secret History, by Donna Tartt
The Most of Wodehouse, by P. G. Wodehouse
Henrietta's War, by Joyce Dennys
One of Our Thursdays is Missing, by Jasper Fforde
Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The Fall of Troy, by Peter Ackroyd
Austenland, by Shannon Hale
Christmas Stories, Everyman
Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Black Out, by Lisa Unger
Distant Views of a Minaret, by Alifa Rifaat
Henrietta Sees It Through, by Joyce Dennys
Thank You, Jeeves, by P. F. Wodehouse
The Foolish Gentlewoman, by Margery Sharp
Midnight in Austenland, by Shannon Hale
Bab: a Sub-Deb, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Angel's Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Griffin and Sabine trilogy, and the second trilogy, by Nick Bantock
 The Atlas of Love, by Laurie Frankel
The History of the Caliph Vathek, by William Bradford
The Dharma Bums, by Jack Kerouac
Mrs. Ames, by E. F. Benson
A Christmas Book, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Prisoner of Heaven, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Nightingale Wood, by Stella Gibbons
Oleander Girl, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Zaremba, by Michelle Granas
The Darling Buds of May, by H. E. Bates
Great House, by Nicole Krauss
The Lost Wife, by Alyson Richman
The Book of Not, by Tsitsi Dangaremgba
Let's Kill Uncle, by Rohan O'Grady
Attachments, by Rainbow Rowell
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
The Rosemary Tree, by Elizabeth Goudge
The Greatcoat, by Helen Dunmore
The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett
My Uncle Silas, by H. E. Bates
The Un-rest Cure, by Saki
 Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym
People Tell Me Things, by David Finkle
Wigs on the Green, by Nancy Mitford
In the Stacks, ed. by Michael Cart
The Thing Around Your Neck, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Landline, by Rainbow Rowell
Seventeen, by Booth Tarkington
Adrift on the Nile, by Nahguib Mahfouz
Christmas With the Savages, by Mary Clive
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami
S. / Ship of Theseus, by Doug Dorst and JJ Abrams
Texts From Jane Eyre, by Mallory Ort
Book, by Robert Grudin
Sanaaq, by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk
The Dean's Watch, by Elizabeth Goudge
My Name is Asher Lev, by Chaim Potok
The Makioka Sisters, by Junichiro Tanizaki
Angle of Repose, by Wallace Stegner
Falling in Love, trans. by Patrick Hanan
The Provincial Lady in Wartime, by E. M. Delafield
The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell
 Work, by Lousia May Alcott
About Daddy, by Meena Arora Nayak
 Arabian Nights and Days, by Nahguib Mahfouz
Horrorstör, by Grady Hendrix
Vineland, by Thomas Pynchon
 The True Deceiver, by Tove Jansson
The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Mango Season, by Amulya Malladi
The Symmetry Teacher, by Andrei Bitov
Cromartie vs. the Lord Shiva Acting Through the Government of India, by Rumer Godden
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories, by Roald Dahl
Slade House, by David Mitchell
 The Lady and the Unicorn, by Rumer Godden
A Blink of the Screen, by Terry Pratchett


  1. I will check the reviews calmly after work, but I have to say: WOW. You've reviewed sooooo many books and they are all so cool and different. Amazing :)

  2. Thanks, Esther! I'm kind of sorry now that I organized them this way--it makes such a gigantic page--but I don't know what else to do.... :)


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