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    books i want to read
    
    St. John of the Cross		Dark Night of the Soul
    				Ascent of Mount Carmel
    St. Theresa of Avila		The Way of Perfection
    St. Thérèse de Lisieux		Story of a Soul
    Kingsley Amis			-Lucky Jim-
    Sherwood Anderson		Winesburg, Ohio
    St. Thomas Aquinas		Summa Contra Gentiles
    				Summa Theologica
    David Arnason			everything
    Margaret Avison			everything
    Augustine			On Christian Doctrine
    				Confessions
    				The City of God
    James Baldwin			Giovanni's Room
    				Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone
    				Just Above My Head
    Honoré de Balzac		Le Père Goriot
    				Cousine Bette
    				Eugénie Grandet.
    John Barth			The Floating Opera
    				Giles Goat-Boy
    				LETTERS
    				The Sot-Weed Factor
    Charles Baudelaire		-Les Fleurs du Mal-
    Samuel Beckett			Molloy
    				Malone Dies
    				The Unnameable
    				Murphy
    Walter Benjamin			-"The Work of Art in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction"-
    				-The Arcades Project-
    Boccaccio			Decameron
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer		Letters and Papers from Prison
    Jose Luis Borges		Labyrinth
    				Ficciones
    				Fervor de Buenos Aires
    				Dream Tigers
    				Book of Imaginary Beings
    James Boswell			The Life of Samuel Johnson
    George Bowering			poetry & prose
    Emily Brontë			Wuthering Heights
    Thomas Browne			Religio Medici
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning	-Aurora Leigh-
    Robert Burton			The Anatomy of Melancholy
    Thomas Burton			The Thousand Nights and a Night
    Morley Callaghan		More Joy in Heaven
    				A Fine and Private Place
    Italo Calvino			The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount
    				Cosmicomics
    				-If On a Winter Night a Traveller-
    				Mr. Palomar
    				-Invisible Cities-
    Albert Camus			The Plague
    				The Stranger
    Truman Capote			In Cold Blood
    Willa Cather			O Pioneers!
    				My Ántonia
    				Death Comes for the Archbishop
    Miguel de Cervantes 		Don Quixote
    Chaucer				Canterbury Tales
    Kate Chopin			The Awakening
    Leonard Cohen			Beautiful Losers
    Matt Cohen			The Disinherited
    				The Sweet Second Summer of Molly Malone
    Cyril Connolly			The Rock Pool
    Joseph Conrad			Lord Jim
    				-Heart of Darkness-
    				The Nigger of the Narcissus
    				Nostromo
    Stephen Crane			The Red Badge of Courage
    E. E. Cummings			Tulips and Chimneys
    				The Enormous Room
    Dante Alighieri			The Divine Comedy
    Jacques Derrida			Writing and Difference
    				Of Grammatology
    Charles Dickens			-Bleak House-
    Emily Dickinson			poetry
    Benjamin Disraeli		Coningsby
    				Sibyl 
    				Tancred
    John Dos Passos			Manhattan Transfer
    					U.S.A. trilogy
    Fyodyr Dostoievski		The Brothers Karamazov
    				Crime and Punishment
    				The Idiot
    				The Possessed
    Stan Dragland			Floating Voice
    				-Apocrypha-
    George Eliot 			Silas Marner
    				Middlemarch
    				Adam Bede
    				-Scenes of Clerical Life-
    Epictetus			Enchiridion
    William Faulkner		As I Lay Dying
    				Sanctuary
    				If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem
    				-Light in August-
    				-The Sound and the Fury-
    Henry Fielding			Tom Jones
    				Shamela
    Timothy Findley			-Famous Last Words-
    				-The Wars-
    				-The Piano Man's Daughter-
    Gustave Flaubert		Madame Bovary
    C.S. Forester				Horatio Hornblower books
    E.M. Forster			A Passage to India
    Sigmund Freud			-The Interpretation of Dreams-
    Michael Frayn			A Landing on the Sun
    John Gardner			October Light
    				The Sunlight Dialogues
    				Grendel
    André Gide			The Immoralist	
    				The Pastoral Symphony
    				Strait Is the Gate. 
    				-The Counterfeiters-
    Goethe				Faust
    Robert Graves			I, Claudius
    Thomas Hardy			Tess of the D'Urbervilles
    				Far From the Madding Crowd
    				The Mayor of Casterbridge
    				Jude The Obscure
    				Return of the Native
    Elizabeth Hay			A Student of Weather
    Homer				Iliad
    				Odyssey
    Nick Hornby			High Fidelity
    Martin Heidegger		Being and Time
    Ernest Hemingway		True at First Light
    Heraclitus			On Nature
    Herodotus			Histories
    Herman Hesse			Steppenwolf
    				Siddartha
    Douglas Hofstadter		-Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid-
    				-Le Ton Beau de Marot-
    Oliver Wendell Holmes		The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
    Richard Hooker			The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
    Langston Hughes			The Weary Blues
    				One-Way Ticket
    				Shakespeare in Harlem
    Victor Hugo			Notre Dame de Paris
    Helen Humphries			Afterimage
    Zora Neale Hurston		Mules and Men
    Aldous Huxley			Eyeless in Gaza
    				-Point Counterpoint-
    				Doors of Perception
    Henry James			The Portrait of a Lady
    				The Ambassadors
    				Wings of the Dove
    				Daisy Miller
    William James			The Varieties of Religious Experience
    James Joyce			-Ulysses-
    				Finengans Wake
    				Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    				Dubliners
    C.G. Jung			Psychology of the Unconscious
    				Psychological Types
    Franz Kafka			The Trial
    				The Castle
    				Amerika
    Immanuel Kant			Critique of Pure Reason
    				Metaphysics of Ethics
    				Critique of Practical Reason
    Soren Kierkegaard		Either/Or
    				Fear and Trembling
    Milan Kundera			The Unbearable Lightness of Being
    				-Slowness-
    Margaret Laurence		-The Diviners- 
    D.H. Lawrence			Sons and Lovers
    				Lady Chatterlay's Lover
    				Women in Love
    				The Rainbow
    Sinclair Lewis			Main Street
    				Babbitt
    				Kingsblood Royal
    				Elmer Gantry
    Wyndham Lewis			Self Condemned
    				Revenge of Love
    F. García Lorca			poetry
    Stéphane Mallarmé		-Poésies-
    Andre Malraux			Man's Fate
    Thomas Mann			The Magic Mountain
    				Death in Venice
    				Doctor Faustus
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez		One Hundred Years of Solitude
    Somerset Maugham		Of Human Bondage
    Guy de Maupassant 		stories
    Herman Melville			Moby Dick
    H. L. Mencken			Prejudices
    				The American Language
    				Chrestomathy
    Roy Miki			Broken Entries
    Toni Morrison			-Beloved-
    Murasaki Shikibu		The Tale of Genji
    Vladimir Nabokov		Pale Fire
    				Lectures on Reading
    Omar Khayyam			Rubaiyat
    Michael Ondaatje		Coming Through Slaughter
    Ovid				Metamorphoses
    Boris Pasternak			Doctor Zhivago
    Coventry Partmore		"The Angel in the House"
    Octavio Paz			poetry
    Stephen Pinker			How the Mind Works
    				Words and Rules
    				The Language Instinct
    Katherine Anne Porter 		Ship of Fools
    Ezra Pound			Cantos
    				ABC of Reading
    				Literary Essays
    				Translations
    Pushkin				Eugene Onegin
    Marcel Proust			Swann's Way
    				Within a Budding Grove
    Thomas Pynchon			Gravity's Rainbow
    				The Crying of Lot 49
    				Vineland
    				V
    Francois Rabelais		Pantagruel
    				Gargantua
    Ayn Rand			The Fountainhead
    				Atlas Shrugged
    Samuel Richardson		Pamela
    				Clarissa
    David Adams Richards		-Nights Below Station Street-
    				The Coming of Winter 
    Mordecai Richler		St. Urbain's Horsemen
    				Joshua Then and Now
    				The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
    Ranier Maria Rilke		Letters to a Young Poet
    La Rochefoucauld		Maximes
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau		Émile
    				Confessions
    Salmon Rushdie			Midnight's Children
    Marquis de Sade			Sodom and Gomorrah
    Edward Said			Orientalism
    Jean-Paul Sartre		Nausea
    Sir Walter Scott		Ivanhoe
    Arthur Schopenhauer		The World as Will and Idea
    Upton Sinclair			The Jungle
    Isaac Bashevis Singer		The Family Moskat
    				The Manor
    				The Estate
    				The Magician of Lubin
    Tobias Smollet			Roderick Random
    Edmiund Spenser			The Faerie Queene
    John Steinbeck			East of Eden
    Stendhal			The Red and the Black
    				The Charterhouse of Parma
    Lawrence Sterne			Tristram Shandy
    Wallace Stevens			-Harmonium-
    				-The Man With the Blue Guitar-
    				-Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction-
    				The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination
    Rabindranath Tagore		Sadhana 
    				The Realization of Life
    				Gitanjali
    Booth Tarkington		Seventeen
    Thackeray			Vanity Fair
    Dylan Thomas			-Under Milk Wood-
    James Thurber			My Life and Hard Times
    Leo Tolstoy			Anna Karenina
    Anthony Trollope		The Warden
    				Barchester Towers
    Ivan Turgenev			Fathers and Sons
    John Updike			Rabbit Run
    				Brazil
    Vico, Giovanni Battista		Principles of a New Science Concerning the Common -
        					Nature of Nations
    Virgil				Aenead
    Voltaire			Candide
    Robert Penn Warren		All the King's Men
    Evelyn Waugh			-Vile Bodies-
    				Black Mischief
    				-Scoop-
    					-Men at Arms- 
    					-Officers and Gentlemen-
    					-Unconditional Surrender-
    Edith Wharton			The Age of Innocence
    				The House of Mirth
    				Ethan Frome
    Rudy Wiebe			The Temptation of Big Bear
    William Carlos Williams		Tempers
    				Al Que Quiere! 
    				Paterson.
    P. G. Wodehouse			The "Jeeves" novels
    				Anything Goes
    Thomas Wolfe			Look Homeward, Angel 
    Virginia Woolf			Mrs. Dalloway
    				To the Lighthouse
    				The Waves
    Francis Yates			Art of Memory
    Émile Zola			Nana
    				Théresè Raquin.
    
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