The 2011 Reading List

Here we are in 2011, a new year and a new reading list (with a slight overload of Burroughs perhaps due to some happy coincidences). Note that I still haven’t been able to get a hold of the Bjørneboe trilogy yet, but I’m making it one of my missions for this year. As ever, any suggestions for additions are more than welcome. Happy reading!

Against all Gods by AC Grayling
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The Ticket That Exploded by William S Burroughs
The Place of Dead Roads by William S Burroughs
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski
Nip The Buds, Shoot The Kids by Kenzaburo Oe
White Noise by Don DeLillo
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
Slaughterhouse 5, or the Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut
The God of Small Things by Arudnhati Roy
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Perfume by Patrick Suskind
The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind
The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zombardo
The Art of Noises by Luigi Russolo
Hunger by Knut Hamsun
House of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski
The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs
Powderhouse by Jens Bjørneboe
Moment of Freedom by Jens Bjørneboe
The Silence by Jens Bjørneboe

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1 Response to “The 2011 Reading List”


  1. 1 marcus January 4, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    this list is good
    needs more “hospital” by toby litt though


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