TBR Pile (2019 Edition)

As of January 1, the full list is at 244. Yikes. A few of these are rereads, many more were half-finished years ago, but the vast majority are in the never-read category. I’ll cross off titles as I read them.

Abandoned by A.L. Todd

  1. Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
  2. The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh Weil (NetGalley)
  3. Airframe by Michael Crichton
  4. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  5. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  6. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  7. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  8. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  9. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
  10. The Appointment by Herta Muller
  11. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  12. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  14. The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak
  15. Baudolino by Umberto Eco
  16. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
  17. The Beauties by Anton Chekov (compilation)
  18. Being Dead by Jim Crace
  19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  20. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  21. The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
  22. Bitter Water by Gordon Ferris
  23. Black Powder War by Naomi Novik
  24. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
  25. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  26. Blood of Tyrants by Naomi Novik
  27. Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  28. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  29. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  30. A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
  31. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  32. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
  33. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  34. Burmese Days by George Orwell
  35. Candide by Voltaire
  36. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  37. The Chimes by Anna Smaill
  38. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  39. Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
  40. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  41. The Cider House Rules by John Irving
  42. City and the Stars, The — Arthur C. Clarke
  43. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  44. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
  45. Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
  46. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  47. Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo

Crooked House by Agatha Christie

  1. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  2. Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
  3. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
  4. Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik
  5. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
  6. The Crystal World by J.G. Ballard
  7. Dark Fire by C.J. Sansom
  8. Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
  9. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  10. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  11. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  12. Death and the Dervish by Mesa Selimovic
  13. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  14. Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic
  15. Dissolution by C.J. Sansom
  16. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  17. The Double and the Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  18. Drown by Junot Diaz
  19. Dubliners by James Joyce
  20. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  21. East, West by Salman Rushdie
  22. Educated by Tara Westover
  23. Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik
  24. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
  25. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  26. Evelina by Frances Burnet
  27. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  28. The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer
  29. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  30. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  31. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
  32. The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
  33. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  34. The Four Books by Yan Lianke
  35. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
  36. Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
  37. From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury
  38. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne
  39. From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
  40. Frozen in Time by Oswer Beattie and John Geiger
  41. The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  42. Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
  43. The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
  44. Go West by David Quantick (NetGalley)
  45. The Golden House by Salmon Rushdie (NetGalley)
  46. Grant by Ron Chernow
  47. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  48. Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  49. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
  50. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  51. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  52. A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler
  53. Gould’s Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan
  54. The Green Road by Anne Enright
  55. The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
  56. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
  57. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
  58. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  59. Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
  60. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  61. The Hanging Shed by Gordon Ferris
  62. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  63. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  64. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  65. Heartstone by C.J. Sansom
  66. Hello America by J.G. Ballard
  67. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
  68. His Bloody Project by Graeme McCrae Burnet
  69. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
  70. A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
  71. Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh
  72. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  73. Hungry Hill by Daphne du Maurier
  74. I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwabani
  75. If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino
  76. If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name by Heather Lende
  77. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
  78. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  79. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
  80. Independence Day by Richard Ford
  81. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  82. The Invisible Circus by Jennifer Egan
  83. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  84. J by Howard Jacobson
  85. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  86. Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
  87. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  88. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  89. Kafka on the Shore by Hideki Murakami
  90. Keep the Apidistra Flying by George Orwell
  91. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard
  92. Kingdom Come by J.G. Ballard
  93. The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flannery
  94. The Kiterunner by Khaled Hosseini
  95. Lamentation by C.J. Sansom
  96. Lathe of Heaven, The — Ursula K. Le Guin
  97. League of Dragons by Naomi Novik
  98. Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  99. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  100. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  101. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  102. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
  103. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  104. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  105. Lucky Jim by Amis Kingsley
  106. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
  107. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  108. Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali
  109. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  110. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  111. Mao II by Don DeLillo
  112. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  113. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  114. Memories by My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  115. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  116. Milkman by Anna Burns
  117. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  118. Mort by Terry Pratchett
  119. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  120. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  121. Number 9 Dream by David Mitchell
  122. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  123. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  124. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  125. The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle
  126. The Overstory by Richard Powers
  127. Paradise by Toni Morrison
  128. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  129. Passing by Stella Larsen
  130. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
  131. People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard
  132. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  133. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
  134. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  135. Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
  136. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  137. Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  138. Redwall by Brian Jacques
  139. Revelation by C.J. Sansom
  140. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  141. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
  142. The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
  143. Rushing to Paradise by J.G. Ballard
  144. Sandman by J. Robert Janes
  145. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
  146. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  147. The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
  148. Shogun by James Clavell
  149. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  150. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  151. Sleep Room by F.R.Tallis
  152. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  153. Soul of the Border by Matteo Righetto (NetGalley)
  154. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  155. Sovereign by C.J. Sansom
  156. Sphere by Michael Crichton
  157. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  158. St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell
  159. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  160. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  161. Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener
  162. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  163. The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi
  164. Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
  165. Stonekiller by J. Robert Janes
  166. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
  167. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  168. The Sun Is God by Adrian McKinty
  169. Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
  170. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
  171. Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
  172. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  173. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  174. Tess of the d’Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
  175. Thank You For Smoking by Christopher Buckley
  176. There There by Tommy Orange
  177. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
  178. The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas
  179. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  180. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  181. The Things We Don’t Do by Andres Neuman
  182. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
  183. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
  184. Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik
  185. Tinkers by Paul Harding
  186. Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik
  187. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
  188. Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
  189. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  190. Underworld by Don DeLillo
  191. The Unlimited Dream Company by J.G. Ballard
  192. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
  193. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  194. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  195. Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
  196. Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
  197. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  198. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  199. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  200. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  201. The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish
  202. What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
  203. The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty
  204. White Horses by Alice Hoffman
  205. White Noise by Don DeLillo
  206. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  207. A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
  208. The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden
  209. The Wondrous Brief Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  210. Wool by Hugh Howey
  211. World Without End by Ken Follett
  212. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  213. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  214. You Are Not a Stranger Here by Adam Haslett
  215. You Don’t Love Me Yet by Jonathan Lethem
  216. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
  217. Zero K by Don DeLillo
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