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  1. greyhoody

    greyhoody Member

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    Graduate playlist

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by greyhoody, Aug 25, 2009.

    Bored at home due to unemployment so decided to make a list of books I recommend to people.
    Credentials: BA in Literature and History, MA in American Literature.

    Poetry:
    Spring and All - William Carlos Williams
    The Wasteland - T.S. Eliot
    Harmonium - Wallace Stevens
    Complete Works of John Keats - John Keats
    The Prelude - William Wordsworth
    The Complete Works of Alexander Pope - Alexander Pope
    The Complete Works of Sergei Esenin - Sergei Esenin
    The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer
    Observations - Marriane Moore
    Ariel - Sylvia Plath
    Howl - Allen Ginsberg
    Birthday Letters - Ted Hughes
    The Tower - W.B. Yeats
    My Life - Lyn Hejinian
    Leaves of Grass - Walt Whitman
    The Sonnets - William Shakespeare
    The Bridge - Hart Crane
    White Buildings - Hart Crane

    Plays
    Long Day's Journey into Night - Eugene O'Neill
    A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen
    Miss Julie - August Strindberg
    Oedipus Rex - Sophocles
    Hamlet - William Shakespeare
    MacBeth - William Shakespeare
    King Lear - William Shakespeare
    Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
    Othello - William Shakespeare
    The Tempest - William Shakespeare
    The Jew of Malta - Christopher Marlow
    Tamburlaine - Christopher Marlow
    Volpone - Ben Jonson
    The Alchemist - Ben Jonson
    Bartholomew Fair - Ben Jonson
    Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov
    The Cherry Orchid - Anton Chekhov
    The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde
    Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett
    A Street Car Named Desire - Tennessee Williams
    All My Sons - Arthur Miller
    The Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller
    The Emperor Jones - Eugene O'Neill
    The Hairy Ape - Eugene O'Neill

    Novels
    Animal Farm - George Orwell
    1984 - George Orwell
    Waterland - Graham Swift
    Guillvers Travels - Jonathan Swift
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Caroll
    King Solomon's Mines - H.R. Haggard
    War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
    Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
    A Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
    Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
    To The Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
    Mrs. Dalloway - Vriginia Woolf
    Dubliners - James Joyce
    A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce
    The Poor Mouth - Flan O'Brien
    The Third Policeman - Flan O'Brien
    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
    The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgeald
    The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemmingway
    To Have and Have Not - Ernest Hemmingway
    The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
    The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinback
    The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
    Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
    Naked Lunch - William Bouroughs
    The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster
    Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pychon
    Underworld - Don DeLillo
    Blood Merian - Cormac McCarthy
    The Road - Cormac McCarthy
    Lord of the Flies - William Golding
    Metamophsis - Franz Kafka
    The Trial - Franz Kafka
    American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
    Foe - J.M. Coetzee
    A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
    Madame Bovary - Gustav Flaubert
    Notes From the Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The Hobbit - J.R.R Tolkien
    The Periodic Table - Primo Levi
    In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
    The Shinning - Stephen King
    Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

    That seems about it...
     
  2. thirdwind

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    Glad to see Flan O"Brien on there. He's one of my favorite authors, and his books are probably the funniest books I've ever read.
     

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