venerdì 26 marzo 2021

50 books I like and I want to suggest:


Since I saw someone criticise these “so-and-so-many-books-you-have-to-read-otherwise-youre-dumb” lists, I thought I’d just share a list of 50 books I like if somebody wants suggestions. Nothing will happen when you have read all of these books, but I like them

1.      Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

2.      Leah on the Off-beat, Becky Albertalli

3.      Among Others, Jo Walton

4.      The hours, Michael Cunningham

5.      1984, George Orwell

6.      Mephisto, Klaus Mann

7.      Faust, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

8.      Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

9.      The sun is also a star, Nicola Yoori

10.   The color purple, Alice Walker

11.   Hamlet, William Shakespeare (Yes, I know. But I like it.)

12.   House of Spirits, Isabell Allende

13.   Dracula, Bram Stoker

14.   The Secret History, Donna Tartt

15.   The Odyssee, Homer

16.   Magnus Chase, Rick Riordan

17.   The Snorra-Edda, Snorri Sturlurson

18.   The Poetic Edda

19.   Northanger Abby, Jane Austen

20.   The Shopkeeper, Sayaka Murata

21.   The Vegetarian, Han Kang

22.   Milk and Honey, rupi kaur

23.   The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

24.   Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde

25.   Matilda, Roald Dahl

26.   If we were villains, M.L.Rio

27.   Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mendel

28.   Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

29.   Agnes Grey, Anne Bronte

30.   Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy

31.   Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

32.   The great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

33.   Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens

34.   Untenrum frei, Margarete Stokowski

35.   A doll’s house, Henrik Ibsen

36.   Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

37.   The Call of Cthulu, H.P. Lovecraft

38.   Amercia, Allen Ginsberg

39.   The Romanows 1613-1918, Simon-Sebag Montefiore

40.   Das Erlkönig-Manöver, Robert Löhr

41.   Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, Tom Stoppard

42.   Norra Latin, Sara B. Elfgren

43.   Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh

44.   Ich, Adrian Mayfield, Floortje Zwigtman

45.   Giovannis Room, James Baldwin

46.   Steppenwolf, Hermann Hesse

47.   Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

48.   Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen

49.   Glückliche Liebe, Wiszlawa Szymborska

50.   Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

50 books I like and I want to suggest

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