2013 complete reading list

I challenged myself to read 104 books in 2013 and completed 119, a total of 36,816 pages almost exactly 100 pages per day. Frankly, this achievement amazes me, because I just read in my spare time, although other than write, I don’t do much else with my leisure time. This year I hope to read another 120 books. And finish writing my new novel.

Middlemarch, George Eliot

The Star Kings, Edmond Hamilton

Confessions of a Milkman, Timothy Lea

Confessions from a Holiday Camp, Timothy Lea

Liza of Lambeth, W. Somerset Maugham

Marius the Epicurean, Walter Pater

How to Sing, Lilli Lehmann

Ada, Vladimir Nabokov

The Head Voice and Other Problems, David Clippinger

An Indiscretion in the Life of an Heiress, Thomas Hardy

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce

The Magician, W. Somerset Maugham

The Inferno, Dante Alighieri

Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing, Enrico Caruso and Luisa Tetrazzini

Captains of the Sands, Jorge Amado

Faust, Part One, Wolfgang von Goethe

Confessions of a Window Cleaner, Timothy Lea

The Ultimate Inferior Beings, Mark Roman

Endymion, John Keats

The Dead Woman’s Wish, Emile Zola

Moby Dick, Herman Melville

Samson Agonistes, John Milton

Castle Dangerous, Sir Walter Scott

The Ring and the Book, Robert Browning

The Black Book, Lawrence Durrell

The Waves, Virginia Woolf

Beautiful Losers, Leonard Cohen

The Gambler, Fyodor Dostoevesky

Bleeding Edge, Thomas Pynchon

Three Soldiers, John Dos Passos

The Plague, Albert Camus

The White Peacock, D. H. Lawrence

Our Lady of the Flowers, Jean Genet

The Renaissance: Studies in Art, Walter Pater

Claude’s Confession, Emile Zola

The Princess Bride, William Goldman

Swann’s Way, Marcel Proust

The Purse, Honore de Balzac

Orlando, Virginia Woolf

Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon

Exultations, Ezra Pound

Personae, Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound, His Metric and Poetry, T. S. Eliot

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, George Gordon, Lord Byron

The Conquest of Plassans, Emile Zola

The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia, Sir Philip Sidney

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

Henderson the Rain King, Saul Bellow

The Recognitions, William Gaddis

The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser

Letters of Two Brides, Honore de Balzac

Tropic of Capricorn, Henry Miller

Letters to Penthouse 25

The Complete Poems, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Ulysses, James Joyce

Oroonoko, Aphra Behn

Memoirs of Fanny Hill, John Cleland

Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller

The Fat and the Thin, Emile Zola

Venus in Furs, Leopold Sacher-Masoch

The Ball at Sceaux, Honore de Balzac

Lara, Lord Byron

The Moon and Sixpence, W. Somerset Maugham

The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

Vautrin’s Last Avatar, Honore de Balzac

Of Human Bondage, W. Somerset Maugham

The Corsair, Lord Byron

Lilith, George MacDonald

Crack Mothers, Drew Humphries

The Monastery, Sir Walter Scott

The Unbearable Bassington, Saki

The End of Evil Ways, Honore de Balzac

Omensetter’s Luck, William Gass

Israel Potter, Herman Melville

What Love Costs an Old Man, Honore de Balzac

Esther Happy, Honore de Balzac

The Pirate, Sir Walter Scott

Trash, Dorothy Allison

House of Meetings, Martin Amis

The Beautiful and Damned, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Omoo, Herman Melville

Monday or Tuesday, Virginia Woolf

The Devil’s Sea, George Sand

Kirdjali, Alexander Pushkin

At the Sign of the Cat & Racket, Honoré de Balzac

New Grub Street, George Gissing

The Turn of the Screw, Henry James

The Egoist, George Meredith

The Blithedale Romance, Nathaniel Hawthorne

McTeague, Frank Norris

Fanshawe, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Victory, Joseph Conrad

The Lost Honor of Katherina Blum, Heinrich Boll

The Princess of Cleves, Madame de La Fayette

Stories from Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore

Guy Mannering, Sir Walter Scott

The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Gilman

The Good Soldier, Ford Madox Ford

Botchan, Soseki Natsume

The Garden Party and other stories, Katherine Mansfield

Agape, Agape, William Gaddis

The Adventures of Augie March, Saul Bellow

Carpenter’s Gothic, William Gaddis

The Death of Virgil, Hermann Broch

Lectures on Russian Literature: Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenef, Tolstoy, Ivan Panin

The Letter Left to Me, Joseph McElroy

Yellow Dog, Martin Amis

The Crime of Father Amaro, Eca de Queiros

The Confessions of Young Torless, Robert Musil

Levin’s Mill, Joannes Bobrowski

The Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man, Thomas Mann

The Train Was On Time, Heinrich Boll

The Kama Sutra, Vatsayana

Typee, Herman Melville

Miss Lonelyhearts, Nathanael West

The Day of the Locust, Nathanael West

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David Cain, literary author, bon vivant, rogue romantic poet - author of Witch, Song of Songs, Journals of Lord Malinov, Erotic Romances and others ...
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