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