September 04, 2011

Jamie’s Reading List

Books were such an important part of Jamie’s life.  Below are some of his favorites.  

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