Reading List for 2013

  1. Pieces for the Left Hand, by J. Robert Lennon
  2. Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffery Cartwright, by Steven Millhauser
  3. The Best American Short Stories 2012, Ed. Tom Perrotta
  4. Familiar, by J. Robert Lennon
  5. At Last, by Edward St. Auburn
  6. Open Secrets, by Alice Munro (reread)
  7. This Beautiful Life, Helen Schulman
  8. Rings of Saturn, W.G. Sebald (reread)
  9. Revenge, Yoko Ogawa
  10. All Soul’s Rising, Madison Smartt Bell
  11. Elizabeth Costello, J.M. Coetzee
  12. Writers, Writing, Dying, C.K. Williams
  13. Arcadia, Lauren Groff
  14. Twilight of the Superheroes, Deborah Eisenberg (reread)
  15. The Report, Jessica Francis Kane
  16. A Visit From the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan (reread)
  17. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka (reread)
  18. Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World, Donald Antrim (reread)
  19. The Age of Miracles, Karen Thompson Walker
  20. Ways of Going Home, Alejandro Zambra
  21. The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner
  22. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid
  23. Mothsmoke, Moshin Hamid
  24. Magnificence, Lydia Millet
  25. The Private Life of Trees, Alejandro Zambra
  26. This is Not Your City, Caitlin Horrocks
  27. Don’t Look Now, Daphne Du Maurier
  28. Deliverance, James Dickey
  29. A Questionable Shape, Bennett Sims
  30. The Morels, Christopher Hacker
  31. The Next Time You See Me, Holly Goddard Jones
  32. Fragile Acts, Allan Peterson
  33. Hangsaman, Shirley Jackson
  34. Submergence, J.M. Ledgard
  35. The Vet’s Daughter, Barbara Comyns
  36. Rivers, Michael Farris Smith
  37. Tampa, Alissa Nutting
  38. A True History of the Captivation, Transport to Strange Lands, & Deliverance of Hannah Guttentag, Josh Russell
  39. World War Z, Max Brooks
  40. Rosemary’s Baby, Ira Levin
  41. The Castle, J. Robert Lennon
  42. Hello America, J.G. Ballard
  43. The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks
  44. The Children of Men, P.D. James
  45. City of Bohane, Kevin Barry
  46. What Happened to Sophie Wilder, Christopher R. Beha
  47. Zazen, Vanessa Veselka
  48. The Round House, Louise Erdrich
  49. All That Is, James Salter
  50. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  51. The Housekeeper and the Professor, Yoko Ogawa
  52. Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
  53. The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, Vladimir Nabokov
  54. Brief Encounters With the Enemy, Said Sayrafiezadeh
  55. 1984, George Orwell
  56. Virgins, Pamela Erens
  57. Death of the Black-Haired Girl, Robert Stone
  58. The Old Left, Daniel Menaker
  59. Prosperous Friends, Christine Schutt
  60. The Forgiven, Lawrence Osborne

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