the 2000s

Books to Read in the 2000s

Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy (read 3-05)

The Arabian Nights
Husain Haddawy translation (12-12)

The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle (7-00)

Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky (4-07)

Gravity’s Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon

Guns, Germs, and Steel
Jared Diamond (11-00)

Ironweed
William Kennedy (2-00)

Islandia
Austin Tappan Wright (4-05)

Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman (9-11)

Lolita
Vladimir Nabokov (9-03)

The Milagro Beanfield War
John Nichols (4-02)

The Naked and the Dead
Norman Mailer (10-05)

The Once and Future King
T. H. White (4-09)

The Prize
Daniel Yergin (3-09)

A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens (2-03)

The Tin Drum
Günter Grass (7-09)

True Confessions
John Gregory Dunne (2-02)

Ulysses
James Joyce

Under the Volcano
Malcolm Lowry (6-09)

Walden/Civil Disobedience
Henry David Thoreau (1-03)

Ten More Books that Just Missed the Cut

The Caine Mutiny, by Herman Wouk (3-09)
The Confessions of Nat Turner, by William Styron
A Death in the Family, by James Agee
The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin (10-12)
The Golden Bough, by James George Frazer
The Good Soldier Svejk, by Jaroslav Hasek (3-14)
The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair (11-11)
The Magic Mountain, by Thomas Mann
Northwest Passage, by Kenneth Roberts (4-07)
The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner (8-11)

My Decade Book Lists

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