Jamie’s Favorite Books

Books were such an important part of Jamie’s life.  Below are some of his favorites.  Please e-mail here to share other books that you know Jamie loved.

Youth favorites

The Lord of the Rings-Tolkien

The Redwall series-Jacques

The Dark Tower series-King

The Song of Ice and Fire series- Martin

His Dark Materials series- Pullman

Under the Black Flag- Cordingly

Adult favorites

Demons, The Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment- Dostoevsky

Invitation to a Beheading- Nabokov

Moscow to the End of the Line- Erofeev

Dr. Zhivago- Pasternak

House of Leaves- Danielewski

Red Cavalry- Babel

Dispatches- Herr

The Things They Carried- O’Brien

The Man Who Was Thursday- Chesterton

Confederacy of Dunces- Toole

The Blind Assassin- Atwood

The Killer Angels- Shaara

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas- Thompson

Envy- Olesha

Blood Meridian- McCarthy

House of Meetings- Amis

The Autobiography of Joseph Stalin- Lourie

On the Road- Kerouac

Tropic of Cancer- Miller

Angela’s Ashes- McCourt

Armies of the Night- Mailer

Clockwork Orange- Burgess

America (the book)- The Daily Show staff writers

Gonzo: The Art- Steadman

For Whom the Bell Tolls- Hemingway

Wanted to read

Dostoyevsky, a Writer in His Time-Frank

Deliverance-Dickey

Absurdistan-Shteyngart