Thursday, January 3, 2008

Books on My Wish List

The below list consists of the books on my wish list (as at 25 December 2007). I'll no doubt be adding more as the year goes on and I get more recommendations from the BCF!

I don't intend buying all of these books this year, especially as some of them will be difficult to track down. Items will be moved to my 'Books Bought in 2007-2008' post as I track them down.

Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy
Clive Barker: The Thief of Always
Graeme Base: Animalia
Graeme Base: The Eleventh Hour
Geoffrey Blainey: A Short History of the World
Judy Blume: Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
Kyril Bonfiglioli: The Mortdecai Trilogy
Pattie Boyd: Wonderful Tonight
Charlotte Bronte: Shirley
John Brunner: The Jagged Orbit
John Brunner: The Sheep Look Up
John Brunner: The Shockwave Rider
John Brunner: Stand on Zanzibar
Anthony Burgess: The Wanting Seed
William S Burroughs: Junky
Patrick Califia: Doc and Fluff
Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
John Connolly: The Book of Lost Things
Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park
Jared Diamond: Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Jared Diamond: Guns, Germs, and Steel
Alexandre Dumas: The Last Cavalier
Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers
Umberto Eco: Foucault's Pendulum
Umberto Eco: The Island of the Day Before
Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose
Michael Ende: The Never Ending Story
Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides
Jasper Fforde: First Among Sequels
Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary
Neil Gaiman: American Gods
Neil Gaiman: Anansi Boys
Neil Gaiman: Stardust
Mark Haddon: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Harry Harrison: Make Room! Make Room!
Raven Hart: The Vampire's Seduction
Homer: The Iliad
Homer: The Odyssey
Khaled Hosseini: The Kite Runner
Aldous Huxley: The Doors of Perception
Robert Jordan: Wheel of Time series
James Joyce: Ulysses
Norton Juster: The Phantom Tollbooth
Kathryn Kenny: Trixie Belden #19, #35, #37, #38, #39
Andrew Keogh: Twentytwelve
Jack Kerouac: On the Road (The Original Scroll)
Timothy LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins: Glorious Appearing
Erik Larson: The Devil in the White City
Stanislaw Lem: The Futurological Congress
Stanislaw Lem: Memoirs Found in a Bathtub
Ira Levin: This Perfect Day
Lois Lowry: The Giver
Lois Lowry: Number the Stars
David Malouf: Remember Babylon
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Herman Melville: Moby Dick
Stephenie Meyer: Twilight
John Milton: Paradise Lost
Vladimir Nabokov: Bend Sinister
Vladimir Nabokov: Speak, Memory
Baroness Emmuska Orczy: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Ovid: Metamorphoses
Dorothy Parker: The Portable Dorothy Parker
Jodi Piccoult: My Sister's Keeper
Thomas Pynchon: Vineland
Christopher Reid (ed): Letters of Ted Hughes
Philip Roth: The Plot Against America
David Sedaris: Naked
Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are (maybe borrow this from a library)
Shel Silverstein: The Light in the Attic
Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends
Brian Southall: Northern Songs
Jacqueline Susann: The Valley of the Dolls
Adrian Tinniswood: By Permission of Heaven - The True Story of the Great Fire of London
Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina
Nancy Turner: Sarah's Quilt
Nancy Turner: The Star Garden
Kurt Vonnegut: Welcome to the Monkey House (short story)
Alan Weisman: The World Without Us
Gene Wilder: My French Whore
Tim Winton: Dirt Music
Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Jack Womack: Elvissey
John Wyndham: Chocky
Malcolm X: Autobiography of Malcolm X

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