Crowdsourced BookList: A Shorthand Quickie Towards the 1001 (Part 1)

While I’m working on completing the spreadsheet, for the time being I’m going to do a quickie and just list my “towards the 1001” additions — I’ll come back and comment on the individual books later; but there’s only so much I can accomplish at any given time.  So here goes: Part 1, General Fiction and Nonfiction:

FICTION
Molière: Le malade imaginaire
Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband
Savyon Liebrecht: The Banality of Love
A.A. Milne: Winnie the Pooh
Gustav Schwab: Griechische Götter- und Heldensagen / Stephen Fry: Mythos
Terry Pratchett: Discworld: Witches subseries
Alexander Pushkin: The Queen of Spades
Sharon Maas: Of Marriageable Age
Debbie Lee Wesselmann: Trutor and the Balloonist
Samantha Wilcoxson: Plantagenet Embers, esp. Faithful Traitor
Tony Riches: Owen Tudor
Robert Graves: I, Claudius / Claudius the God
Shusaku Endo: Shibumi
Margaret Edson: Wit

NONFICTION
Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Time of Gifts
James Herriot: All Creatures Great and Small
Miles Bredin: The Pale Abyssinian
Thoreau: Civil Disobedience / Emerson: Self-Reliance
Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Joyce Tyldesley: Daughters of Isis
Antonia Fraser: The Weaker Vessel
Mary S. Lovell: Bess of Hardwick
Carola Stern / Hannah Arendt: Rahel Varnhagen
Helen Keller: The Story of My Life
Beryl Markham: West With the Night
Lee: The Girl with Seven Names
Anne Frank: Diary
Hans J. Massaquoi: Destined to Witness
Milton S. Mayer: They Thought They Were Free
Eugen Kogon: Der SS-Staat (The Theory and Practice of Hell)
Hannah Arendt: Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
Richard Goldstone: For Humanity
Louise Arbour: War Crimes and the Culture of Peace
Clea Koff: The Bone Woman
Joachim Gauck: Freiheit
Kofi Annan: We, the Peoples (Nobel Peace Prize acceptance address)
Willy Brandt: Erinnerungen (My Life in Politics)
C.S. Lewis: A Grief Observed
Stephen King: On Writing
Smithsonian Book of Books
Will & Ariel Durant: The History of Civilization (series)

 

 

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