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. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  116. Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  117. The Green Road by Anne Enright
  118. The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
  119. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
  120. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
  121. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  122. Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
  123. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  124. The Hanging Shed by Gordon Ferris
  125. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  126. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  127. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  128. Heartstone by C.J. Sansom
  129. Hello America by J.G. Ballard
  130. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
  131. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  132. His Bloody Project by Graeme McCrae Burnet
  133. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
  134. A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
  135. Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh
  136. The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  137. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  138. Hungry Hill by Daphne du Maurier
  139. I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwabani
  140. If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino
  141. If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name by Heather Lende
  142. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
  143. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  144. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
  145. Independence Day by Richard Ford
  146. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  147. The Invisible Circus by Jennifer Egan
  148. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  149. J by Howard Jacobson
  150. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  151. Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
  152. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  153. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  154. Kafka on the Shore by Hideki Murakami
  155. Keep the Apidistra Flying by George Orwell
  156. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard
  157. Kingdom Come by J.G. Ballard
  158. The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flannery
  159. The Kiterunner by Khaled Hosseini
  160. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin
  161. Lamentation by C.J. Sansom
  162. Lathe of Heaven, The — Ursula K. Le Guin
  163. League of Dragons by Naomi Novik
  164. Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  165. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  166. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  167. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  168. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
  169. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  170. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  171. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  172. Lucky Jim by Amis Kingsley
  173. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
  174. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  175. Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali
  176. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  177. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  178. Mao II by Don DeLillo
  179. March by Geraldine Brooks
  180. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  181. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  182. Memories by My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  183. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  184. Milkman by Anna Burns
  185. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  186. Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz
  187. Mort by Terry Pratchett
  188. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  189. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
  190. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  191. Number 9 Dream by David Mitchell
  192. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  193. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  194. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  195. The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle
  196. The Overstory by Richard Powers
  197. Paradise by Toni Morrison
  198. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  199. Passing by Stella Larsen
  200. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
  201. People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard
  202. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  203. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
  204. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  205. Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
  206. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  207. Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  208. Redwall by Brian Jacques
  209. Revelation by C.J. Sansom
  210. The Revenant by Michael Punke
  211. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  212. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
  213. The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
  214. Rushing to Paradise by J.G. Ballard
  215. Sandman by J. Robert Janes
  216. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
  217. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  218. Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
  219. The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
  220. Shogun by James Clavell
  221. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  222. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  223. Sleep Room by F.R.Tallis
  224. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  225. Soul of the Border by Matteo Righetto (NetGalley)
  226. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  227. Sovereign by C.J. Sansom
  228. Sphere by Michael Crichton
  229. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  230. St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell
  231. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  232. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
  233. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  234. Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener
  235. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  236. The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi
  237. Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
  238. Stonekiller by J. Robert Janes
  239. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
  240. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  241. The Sun Is God by Adrian McKinty
  242. Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
  243. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
  244. Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
  245. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  246. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  247. Tess of the d’Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
  248. Thank You For Smoking by Christopher Buckley
  249. There There by Tommy Orange
  250. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
  251. The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas
  252. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  253. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  254. The Things We Don’t Do by Andres Neuman
  255. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
  256. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
  257. Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik
  258. Tinkers by Paul Harding
  259. Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik
  260. Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
  261. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
  262. Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
  263. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  264. Underworld by Don DeLillo
  265. The Unlimited Dream Company by J.G. Ballard
  266. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
  267. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  268. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  269. Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
  270. Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
  271. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  272. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  273. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  274. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  275. The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish
  276. What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
  277. The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty
  278. White Horses by Alice Hoffman
  279. White Noise by Don DeLillo
  280. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  281. A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
  282. The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden
  283. The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle
  284. Wool by Hugh Howey
  285. World Without End by Ken Follett
  286. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  287. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
  288. You Are Not a Stranger Here by Adam Haslett
  289. You Don’t Love Me Yet by Jonathan Lethem
  290. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
  291. Zero K by Don DeLillo
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