Books

Book recommendations:

  • All the Light we Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
  • Ariel – Sylvia Plath
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Gender Trouble – Judith Butler
  • Girl, Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen
  • Hamlet – Shakespeare
  • Idols of Perversity – Bram Dijkstra
  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? – Mindy Kahling
  • Much Ado About Nothing – Shakespeare
  • Naïve. Super. – Erland Loe
  • Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami
  • Othello – Shakespeare
  • Room – Emma Donoghue
  • Someday this Pain will be Useful to You – Peter Cameron
  • Steal like an Artist – Austin Kleon
  • Submarine – Joe Dunthorne
  • The Alchemist – Paul Coello
  • The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  • The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
  • The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  • The Catcher in the Rye – J. D. Salinger
  • The Great Gatsby – Scott F. Fitzgerald
  • The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh – Vincent Van Gogh
  • The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • The Second Sex – Simone de Beauvoir
  • The Stranger – Albert Camus
  • The Sublime Object of Ideology – Slavoj Zizek
  • The White Earth – Andrew McGahan
  • Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  • Undoing Gender – Judith Butler
  • Wintergirls – Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Wonder – R. J. Palacio

Reading List:

  • Atonement – Ian McEwan
  • Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng
  • Femininity Lost and Regained – Robert A. Johnson
  • Perfume – Patrick Süskind
  • Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
  • Tender is the Night – Scott F. Fitzgerald
  • Confessions of a Sociopath – M. E. Thomas
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare
  • The Merchant of Venice – Shakespeare
  • King Richard III – Shakespeare
  • Julius Caesar – Shakespeare
  • Catch 22 – Joseph Keller
  • The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
  • Twelfth Night – Shakespeare
  • 1984 – George Orwell
  • Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  • Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami
  • Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  • The Danish Girl – David Ebershoff
  • Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Canterbury Tales – Chaucer
  • Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
  • In Defence of Lost Causes – Slavoj Zizek
  • For They Know Not What They Do – Slavoj Zizek
  • First as Tragedy, Then as Farce – Slavoj Zizek
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
  • Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
  • A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf
  • A Room with a View – E. M. Forster
  • Arsène Lupin – Maurice LeBlanc
  • Picture This – Joseph Keller
  • The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Middlesex – Jeffry Eugenides
  • The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John le Carré
  • 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami
  • I am the Messenger – Markus Zusak
  • Candide – Voltaire
  • A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
  • The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
  • This Side of Paradise – Scott F. Fitzgerald
  • The Silver Linings Playbook – Matthew Quick
  • Contingency, Hegemony, Universality; Contemporary Dialogues on the Left – Judith Butler. Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Zizek
  • Hermione – H. D.
  • One Day – David Nichols
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
  • Lord of the Flies – William Goulding
  • On the Road – Jack Kerouac
  • The Kite Runner – Khaled Housseini
  • Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  • The Help – Kathryn Stockett
  • Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
  • The Elegance of a Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

Wishlist:

  • Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier
  • Eating Animals – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Invisible Monsters Remix – Chuck Palahniuk
  • Fight Club – Chuck Palahnuik
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness
  • The Duchess of Malfi – John Webster
  • Why Not Me? – Mindy Kahling
  • To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
  • The Children Act – Ian McEwan
  • Never Let Me Go – Kazoo Ishiguro
  • Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer
  • The Sun Also Rises – Ernst Hemingway
  • A Moveable Feast – Ernst Hemingway
  • The History of Love – Nicole Krauss
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
  • The Truth About Forever – Sarah Dessen
  • Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami
  • Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut
  • While Oleander – Janet Fitch
  • Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
  • No one belongs here more than you – Stories by Miranda July
  • Watership Down – Richard Adams
  • The Colour Purple – Alice Walker
  • Franny and Zooey – J. D. Salinger
  • Inferno – Dante Alighieri
  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Ned Vizzini
  • The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette? – Maria Semple
  • Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace
  • All This Has Nothing to do with Me – Monica Sabolo, Georgina Collins
  • About Grace – Anthony Doerr
  • Memory Wall – Anthony Doerr
  • Four Seasons in Rome – Anthony Doerr
  • Blue is the Warmest Colour – Julie Maroh
  • I am Malala – Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb
  • Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  • War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  • Moby-Dick – Herman Melville
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Communist Manifesto – Friedrich Engles, Karl Marx
  • Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
  • Hegemony or Survival – Noam Chomsky
  • The Stranger – Albert Camus
  • The Fall – Albert Camus
  • Post Office – Charles Bukowski
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
  • A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
  • Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh
  • Leaves of Grass – Walt Whitman
  • Prozac Nation – Elizabeth Wurtzel