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.

  1. Abandoned by A.L. Todd
  2. Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
  3. The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh Weil (NetGalley)
  4. Airframe by Michael Crichton
  5. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  6. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  7. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  8. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  9. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  10. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
  11. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  12. The Appointment by Herta Muller
  13. Are You Somebody? by Nuala O’Faolain
  14. The Art of Disappearing by Ivy Pachoda
  15. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  16. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  17. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  18. The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak
  19. Baudolino by Umberto Eco
  20. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
  21. The Beauties by Anton Chekov (compilation)
  22. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
  23. Being Dead by Jim Crace
  24. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  25. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  26. The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
  27. Bitter Water by Gordon Ferris
  28. Black Powder War by Naomi Novik
  29. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
  30. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  31. Blood of Tyrants by Naomi Novik
  32. Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  33. Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland (NetGalley)
  34. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  35. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  36. A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
  37. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  38. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
  39. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  40. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
  41. Burmese Days by George Orwell
  42. Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
  43. Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
  44. Candide by Voltaire
  45. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  46. The Chimes by Anna Smaill
  47. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  48. Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
  49. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  50. The Cider House Rules by John Irving
  51. City and the Stars, The — Arthur C. Clarke
  52. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  53. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
  54. Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
  55. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  56. Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo
  57. Crooked House by Agatha Christie
  58. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  59. Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
  60. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
  61. Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik
  62. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
  63. The Crystal World by J.G. Ballard
  64. Dark Fire by C.J. Sansom
  65. The Dark Tower by Stephen King
  66. Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
  67. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  68. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  69. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  70. Death and the Dervish by Mesa Selimovic
  71. Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago
  72. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  73. Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic
  74. Dinosaurs on Other Planets by Danielle McLaughlin
  75. Dissolution by C.J. Sansom
  76. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  77. The Double and the Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  78. Drown by Junot Diaz
  79. Dubliners by James Joyce
  80. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  81. East, West by Salman Rushdie
  82. Educated by Tara Westover
  83. Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik
  84. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
  85. Evelina by Frances Burnet
  86. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  87. The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer
  88. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  89. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  90. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  91. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
  92. Firefight by Brandon Sanderson
  93. The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
  94. The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
  95. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  96. The Four Books by Yan Lianke
  97. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
  98. Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
  99. From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury
  100. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne
  101. From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
  102. Frozen in Time by Oswer Beattie and John Geiger
  103. The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  104. Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
  105. The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
  106. Glamorama by Bret Easton Ellis
  107. Go West by David Quantick (NetGalley)
  108. The Golden House by Salmon Rushdie (NetGalley)
  109. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
  110. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  111. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  112. A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler
  113. Gould’s Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan
  114. Grant by Ron Chernow
  115. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  116. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  117. Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  118. The Green Road by Anne Enright
  119. The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
  120. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
  121. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
  122. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  123. Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
  124. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  125. The Hanging Shed by Gordon Ferris
  126. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  127. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  128. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  129. Heartstone by C.J. Sansom
  130. Hello America by J.G. Ballard
  131. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
  132. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  133. His Bloody Project by Graeme McCrae Burnet
  134. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
  135. A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
  136. Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh
  137. The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  138. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  139. Hungry Hill by Daphne du Maurier
  140. I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwabani
  141. If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino
  142. If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name by Heather Lende
  143. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
  144. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  145. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
  146. Independence Day by Richard Ford
  147. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  148. The Invisible Circus by Jennifer Egan
  149. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  150. J by Howard Jacobson
  151. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  152. Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
  153. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  154. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  155. Kafka on the Shore by Hideki Murakami
  156. Keep the Apidistra Flying by George Orwell
  157. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard
  158. Kingdom Come by J.G. Ballard
  159. The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flannery
  160. The Kiterunner by Khaled Hosseini
  161. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin
  162. Lamentation by C.J. Sansom
  163. Lathe of Heaven, The — Ursula K. Le Guin
  164. League of Dragons by Naomi Novik
  165. Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  166. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  167. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  168. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  169. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
  170. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  171. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  172. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  173. Lucky Jim by Amis Kingsley
  174. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
  175. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  176. Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali
  177. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  178. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  179. Mao II by Don DeLillo
  180. March by Geraldine Brooks
  181. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  182. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  183. Memories by My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  184. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  185. Milkman by Anna Burns
  186. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  187. Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz
  188. Mort by Terry Pratchett
  189. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  190. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  191. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  192. Number 9 Dream by David Mitchell
  193. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  194. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  195. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  196. The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle
  197. The Overstory by Richard Powers
  198. Paradise by Toni Morrison
  199. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  200. Passing by Stella Larsen
  201. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
  202. People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard
  203. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  204. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
  205. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  206. Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
  207. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  208. Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  209. Redwall by Brian Jacques
  210. Revelation by C.J. Sansom
  211. The Revenant by Michael Punke
  212. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  213. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
  214. The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
  215. Rushing to Paradise by J.G. Ballard
  216. Sandman by J. Robert Janes
  217. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
  218. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  219. Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
  220. The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
  221. Shogun by James Clavell
  222. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  223. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  224. Sleep Room by F.R.Tallis
  225. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  226. Soul of the Border by Matteo Righetto (NetGalley)
  227. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  228. Sovereign by C.J. Sansom
  229. Sphere by Michael Crichton
  230. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  231. St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell
  232. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  233. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
  234. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  235. Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener
  236. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  237. The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi
  238. Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
  239. Stonekiller by J. Robert Janes
  240. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
  241. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  242. The Sun Is God by Adrian McKinty
  243. Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
  244. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
  245. Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
  246. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  247. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  248. Tess of the d’Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
  249. Thank You For Smoking by Christopher Buckley
  250. There There by Tommy Orange
  251. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
  252. The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas
  253. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  254. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  255. The Things We Don’t Do by Andres Neuman
  256. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
  257. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
  258. Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik
  259. Tinkers by Paul Harding
  260. Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik
  261. Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
  262. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
  263. Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
  264. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  265. Underworld by Don DeLillo
  266. The Unlimited Dream Company by J.G. Ballard
  267. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
  268. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  269. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  270. Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
  271. Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
  272. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  273. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  274. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  275. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  276. The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish
  277. What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
  278. The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty
  279. White Horses by Alice Hoffman
  280. White Noise by Don DeLillo
  281. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  282. A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
  283. The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden
  284. The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle
  285. Wool by Hugh Howey
  286. World Without End by Ken Follett
  287. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  288. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  289. You Are Not a Stranger Here by Adam Haslett
  290. You Don’t Love Me Yet by Jonathan Lethem
  291. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
  292. Zero K by Don DeLillo
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