favorites

a moveable feast - ernest hemingway (the original, not restored edition)
the curtain - milan kundera
the book of laughter and forgetting - milan kundera
lessons of history - will and ariel durant
morning in the burned house - margaret atwood
grapefruit - yoko ono
italian short stories compiled by jhumpa lahiri
einstein’s dreams - alan lightman
delirious new york - rem koolhaas
just kids - patti smith
out of the gobi - weijan shah
one hundred years of solitude - gabriel garcia marquez
the death of artermio cruz - carlos fuentes
the brief and wondrous life of oscar wao - junot diaz
pachinko - min jin lee
recently read            bold = very nice

:| the novel of the future - anais nin
:) the story of philosophy - will durant
:| the lonely city - olivia laing
:| the red pony - john steinbeck
:| the girl’s guide to hunting and fishing - melissa bank
:) the wind-up bird chronicle - haruki murakami
:| the mindful athlete - george mumford
:) kafka on the shore - haruki murakami
:| the periodic table - primo levi
:) the song of achilles - madeline miller
:) norwegian wood - haruki murakami
:) the savage detectives - roberto bolano
:| atomic habits - james clear
:) the colossus of maroussi - henry miller
:) mr. salary - sally rooney
:) the overstory - richard powers
:) sapiens - yuval noah harari
:) missing person - patrick modiano
:) desire: vintage minis - haruki murakami
:) sputnik sweetheart - haruki murakami
:| minor feelings - cathy hong
:) the sailor who fell from grace with the sea - yukio mishima
:) go set a watchman - harper lee
:| three women - lisa taddeo
:) 2666 - roberto bolano
:( the goldfinch - donna tartt
:) the master and margarita - mikhail bulgakov
:) killing commendatore - haruki murakami
:| letters to a young poet - rainer maria rilke
:| the fall - albert camus
:| through the looking-glass - lewis carroll
:) alice’s adventures in wonderland - lewis carroll
:) m train - patti smith
:) circe - madeline miller
:) the dark forest - cixin liu
:) a promised land - barack obama
:| the pearl killers - rachel ingalls
:| slouching towards bethlehem - joan didion
:) dreams from my father - barack obama
:| ai weiwei speaks with hans ulrich obrist
:) widow basquiat - jennifer clement
:| the coversation series - rem koolhaas
:| cat's eye - margaret atwood
:) strange pilgrims - gabriel garcia marquez
:) the coversation series - yoko ono
:) the coversation series - marina abramovic
:) daily rituals
:| trick mirror - jia tolentino
:| mrs. caliban - rachel ingalls
:) the vagabond - colette
:) a brief history of time - stephen hawking
:) how much of these hills is gold - c pam zhang
:) the namesake - jhumpa lahiri
:) three body problem - cixin liu
:) civilization and its discontents - sigmund freud
:| how to write an autobiographical novel - alexander chee
:) neapolitan series - elena ferrante
:) bonjour tristesse - francoise sagan
:) jane eyre - charlotte bronte
:) asleep - banana yoshimoto
:( free food for millionaires - min jin lee
:) what is modern painting - alfred barr
:) in praise of shadows - junichiro tanizaki
:) severance - ling ma
:| the blind assassin - margaret atwood
:) interpreter of maladies - jhumpa lahiri
:| bluets - maggie nelson
:| on earth we're briefly gorgeous - ocean vuong
:) normal people - sally rooney
:) conversations with friends - sally rooney
:| becoming - michelle obama
:( the years with laura diaz - carlos fuentes
:( the japanese lover - isabel allende
:) the afternoon interviews with marcel duchamp
:| the feminine mystique - betty friedan
:) n.p. - banana yoshimoto
:) kitchen - banana yoshimoto
:| the year of magical thinking - joan didion
:) an american marriage - tayari jones
:( little fires everywhere - celeste ng
:) sour heart - jenny zhang
:) chemistry - weike wang
:| pnin - vladimir nabokov
:) the luzhin defense - vladimir nabokov
:| speak, memory - vladimir nabokov
:) lolita - vladimir nabokov
:| waiting - ha jin
:) the glass castle - jeanette walls
:) drown - junot diaz
:) this is how you lose her - junot diaz
:) the brief and wondrous life of oscar wao - junot diaz
:| love in the time of cholera - gabriel garcia marquez
:) the complete short stories - ernest heminway
:) the garden of eden - ernest heminway
:| the sun also rises - ernest heminway
:| for whom the bell tolls - ernest heminway
:| across the river and into the trees - ernest heminway
:) farewell to arms - ernest heminway
:) tender is the night - f. scott fitzgerald
:) the handmaid's tale - margaret atwood
:| remains of the day - kazuo ishiguro
:) middlesex - jeffrey eugenides
:| the marriage plot - jeffrey eugenides
:| the virgin suicides - jeffrey eugenides
:) on the road - jack kerouac
:) in cold blood - truman capote
:) from a to b and back again - andy warhol
:) anti-intellectualism in american life - richard hofstadter
:) on the geneology of morality - friedrich nietzsche
:) ties - domenico starnone
:) cosmicomics - italo calvino
:) the good earth - pearl buck
:) joy luck club - amy tan
:) balzac and the little chinese seamstress - dai sijie

:) a tree grows in brooklyn - betty smith