Reading List 2016

Here’s my fancifully ambitious TBR for 2016 which, I am happy to announce,
has less carry forwards than TBR 2015.
Neil Gaiman appears to be the author of the year.
If you’re wondering what to wrap for my birthday gift or Christmas or Diwali,
I give you here a detailed wish list! ūüėÄ

[a] CARRY FORWARDS
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Sharp Objects by Gilian Flynn


[b] POETRY
The Dogs I Have Kissed  by Mateer Trista
Felicity by Mary Oliver
Love is a Dog from Hell by Charles Bukowski
The Norton¬†Anthology of British Literature –¬†Thomas Hardy, A. E. Housman
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats


[c] PRE 1950s LITERATURE
The Prophet by Kahil Gibran
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
Ulysses by James Joyce
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Plague by Albert Camus
The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf


[d] POST 1950s LITERATURE
Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
All the Bright Places  by Jennifer Niven
Cat’s Cradle¬†by Kurt Vonnegut
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Mar Porter
The Buried Giant  by Kazuo Ishiguro
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Handmaid’s Tale¬†by Margaret Atwood
The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
The Girl on the Train  by Paula Hawkins
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
The Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler
The Famished Road by Ben Okri
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Gone Girl by Gilian Flynn


[e] PLAYS
The Playboy of the Western World by John Synge
The Dog Beneath the Skin by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood


[f] NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere  by Neil Gaiman
Stardust by Neil Gaiman


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