Pamela — Samuel Richardson 979. A Thousand Cranes — Yasunari Kawabata 523. Summer Will Show — Sylvia Townsend Warner 617. The Good Soldier — Ford Madox Ford 739 a. Excellent Women — Barbara Pym 524. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man — James Joyce 737.
Villette — Charlotte Brontë 892. The Making of Americans — Gertrude Stein 696 a. The Rings of Saturn — W. On Love — Alain de Botton 140. The Glimpses of the Moon — Edith Wharton 719. Under the Skin — Michel Faber 56 a. Some Experiences of an Irish R.
Quartet in Autumn — Barbara Pym 300. The Feast of the Goat — Mario Vargos Llosa 51. Retreat Without Song — Shahan Shahnoor 683. A Disaffection — James Kelman 187. Cancer Ward — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn 387 a. Them — Joyce Carol Oates 381 a.
The Purloined Letter — Edgar Allan Poe 909 a. The Lambs of London — Peter Ackroyd 11 a. Eline Vere — Louis Couperus 823. Crome Yellow — Aldous Huxley 725 a. Exposing her children to books from infancy has made all the difference, Haleema Arana said. The Birds Fall Down — Rebecca West 407.
On the Edge of Reason — Miroslav Krleza 611. The Inheritance of Loss — Kiran Desai 6 b. She was about 3 years old at the time, and had likely already read about 1,000 books with the help of her mother. Erewhon — Samuel Butler 851 a. Martin Eden — Jack London 758. The Portrait of a Lady — Henry James 834. Since I have been a bookseller for most of my adult life, I knew from the start that my project could never be the last word on a reading life, nor should it attempt to be.
Kitchen — Banana Yashimoto 184. See last entry in 1900s. A Pale View of Hills — Kazuo Ishiguro 275. Remains of the Day — Kazuo Ishiguro 190 a. Cryptonomicon — Neal Stephenson 73. The Scarlet Letter — Nathaniel Hawthorne 898.
The Drowned and the Saved — Primo Levi 234. Fruits of the Earth — André Gide 794. Memoirs of a Peasant Boy — Xose Neira Vilas 438. Amongst Women — John McGahern 176. Day of the Dolphin — Robert Merle 385.
Operation Shylock — Philip Roth 137 a. A Maggot — John Fowles 240. The Secret Agent — Joseph Conrad 767. Sometimes Mustich presents a canonical or enduringly popular author, but not the obvious book. Pnin — Vladimir Nabokov 485 a.
The Safety Net — Heinrich Böll 299 a. One showed Hayden and Daliyah walking precisely in step, both holding their hands behind their backs, with Daliyah looking up at Hayden with eyes of wonder. The Child in Time — Ian McEwan 217. Berlin Alexanderplatz — Alfred Döblin 668 a. The Stone Diaries — Carol Shields 143.