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