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2015 Reading List

Now Reading

A mostly complete list of 2015’s finished reading:


Heart of a DogDon DeLillo.  White Noise

Steven Erikson. House of Chains (Malazan Book of the Fallen #4)

J. D. Salinger.  Franny and Zooey (reread)

Honoré de Balzac.  “Another Study of Womankind”

Mikhail Bulgakov.  The Master and Margarita

Mikhail Bulgakov.  Heart of a Dog

Santiago Gamboa. Necropolis

Thomas Mann.  Death in Venice

Vladimir Nabokov.  King, Queen, Knave (reread? I thought I’d read it in High School, but didn’t remember it at all…and it’s pretty memorable)



VieDeBohemeHenry Miller.  Henry Miller: Letters to Anais Nin.  Edited and with an introduction by Gunther Stulmann (reread)

Ted Gioia. The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

Henry Miller; Lawrence Durrell.  The Durrell-Miller Letters 1935-80.  Edited by Ian S. MacNiven

Robert Zaretsky.  A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning

Faubion Bowers. The New Scriabin: Enigma and Answers

Frederick Brown.  An Impersonation of Angels: A Biography of Jean Cocteau

The Letters of Saint Evremond, Charles Marguetel de Saint Denis, Seigneur de Saint Evremond.  Edited with an introduction and notes by John Hayward.

J. W. Mackail.  “Arabian Lyric Poetry: The Golden Odes.”  Lectures on Poetry, p. 93

Maud Bodkin. Archetypal Patterns in Poetry

Benser, Caroline.  At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists

Ariadna Efron.  No Love Without Poetry: The Memoirs of Marina Tsvetaeva’s Daughter

Boris Pasternak.  “An Essay in Autobiography” (Poems 1955-1959 and An Essay in Autobiography)

Joanna Richardson.  The Bohemians: La Vie de Bohème in Paris 1830 – 1914


Essay / Poetry / Drama

DidionSlouchingCoverAnne Sexton. All My Pretty Ones (1962) (reread)

Anne Sexton.  Live or Die (1966) (reread)

Joan Didion.  Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Jean Marie Matthias Philippe Auguste, Count de Villiers de L’Isle-Adam.  Axël

Ted Hughes.  Winter Pollen: Occasional Prose

Albert Camus.  Caligula and Three Other Plays




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