Book Index – by Author

 

Here is the list of book titles/authors that I have read in vaguely alphabetical order. Most titles have a post on this blog. More titles to come in time.

Abbott, Tony – Firegirl (2006)

Aboulela, Leila – Minaret (2005)

Abouret, Marguerite and Clement Oubrerie

Adams, Mark – Turning Right at Macchu Picchu (2010)

Alamedine, Rabih – An Unnecessary Woman (2014)

Alvarez, Julie – Once Upon a Quinceneara (2007)

Amir and Khalil – Zahra’s Paradise (graphic novel) (2011)

Anthony, Jessica – Chopsticks (graphic novel) (2012)

Appignanesi, Lisa – Sad, Mad and Bad (2008)

Archer, Fred – The Countryman Cottage Life (1974)

Armstrong, Alan – Whittington (2005)

Arnold, Catherine – Necropolis (London/grave yards) (2007)

Aspley-Garrard, Cherry

Atwood, Margaret

  • Life Before Man (1983)
  • Oryx and Crake (2003)
  • The Year of the Flood (2009)

Ba, Mariama – So Long a Letter (1989)

Bacon, Sir Francis – Of Studies (essay) (1597)

Bagnold, Edith – Diary without Dates (1917)

Bainbridge, Beryl – Something Happened Yesterday (1998)

Baker, Nicholas – The Mezzanine (1986)

Banks, Lynne Reid

Barrett, Igoni A. – Blackass (2015)

Barrie, J. M. – Peter Pan (1904)

Barry, Sebastian – Annie Dunne (2002)

Bauermeister, Erica – The School of Essential Ingredients (2009)

Bawden, Nina – A Woman of any Means (1967)

Beecher Stowe (Harriet) and Beecher (Catherine) – The American Woman’s Home (1869)

Behrens, Andy – The Fast and the Furriest (1990)

Bender, Sue – Plain and Simple (1989)

Bennett, Alan

Bennett, Arnold

Bennett, Joe – Mustn’t Grumble (2006)

Benson, E. F.

  • Queen Lucia (1920)
  • Miss Mapp (1922)
  • Lucia in London (1928)
  • Mapp and Lucia (1931)
  • Lucia’s Progress (1935)
  • Trouble for Lucia (1939)

Betts, Glynne Robinson – Writers in Residence (U.S.) (1981)

Binebine, Mahi – Horses of God (2010)

Block, Stefan Merrill – The Storm at the Door (2011)

Bloom, Amy – Normal (essays) (2003)

Bly, Nellie – Ten Days in the Madhouse (1887)

Bond, Michael

Bosanquet, Mary – Saddlebags for Suitcases (1942)

Bradbury, Ray

Braddon, E. M

Branch, Susan – A Fine Romance (2012)

Brierley, Saroo – The Long Way Home (2015)

Briggs, Raymond

  • Fungus the Bogeyman (1977)
  • Ethel and Ernest (1998)

Brock, Jane – The Gentle Art of Domesticity (2008)

Brockmeier, Kevin – The History of the Dead (2006)

Bromfield, Louis – Mrs. Parkington (1942)

Bronte, Anne (also Acton Bell)

Brookner, Anita – Hotel du Lac (1984)

Brooks, David – The Social Animal (2012)

Bryson, Bill – A Walk in the Woods (1998)

Buchan, John – The Thirty Nine Steps (1915)

Cart, Michael (ed.) – In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries (2003)

Cather, Willa

Chapman, David and Patricia Vertinksy – Venus with Biceps (2010)

Child, Julia – My Life in France (2006)

Childress, Alice – Like One of the Family (1956)

Chopin, Kate – The Awakening (1899)

Christie, Agatha

  • 4:50 From Paddington (1957)
  • At Bertram’s Hotel (1966)
  • Elephants Can Remember (1972)
  • Passenger to Frankfurt (1970)
  • And There were None (1939)
  • Third Girl (1966)
  • Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (1938)
  • Murder in Mesopotamia (1935)
  • Death on the Nile (1937)
  • The ABC Murders (1936)
  • Curtains! (1973)
  • Sad Cypress (1940)

Chu, Daniel and Bill Shaw – Going Home to Nicodemus (1994)

Cleave, Chris – Little Bee (2008)

Clowes, Daniel – Ghost World (1993)

Coates, Ta-Nehisi – Between the World and Me (2015)

Collins, Gail

Collins, Mary, and Donald Collins – At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick up the Pieces (2017)

Collins, Norman – London Belongs to Me (1945)

Collins, Suzanne

  • The Hunger Games (2008)
  • Catching Fire (2009)
  • Mockingjay (2010)

Collins, Wilkie – The Moonstone (1868)

Compton, Richmal – Just William (1922)

Connoll, Evan

  • Mrs. Bridge (1956)
  • Mr. Bridge (1969)

Constable, Freda – The England of Ravilious (1982)

Corrigan, Maureen – So We Read On: The Great Gatsby (2014)

Cullen, Dave – Columbine (2006)

Dahl, Roald – Matilda (1988)

Dalrymple, William – The City of Djinns (2003)

Dangarembga, Tsitsi – Nervous Conditions (1989)

Dark, Eleanor – Lantana Lane (1986)

Delafield, E. M. – Consequences (1919)

Daley, James (ed.) – Great Speeches by African-Americans (2006)

Dayton, Duncan – Miles from Nowhere: In Search of the American Frontier (1993)

Demas, Corrine (ed.) – American Short Stories (19th century)

Demick, Barbara

Diamond, Lydia – Stick Fly (2006)

Dickens, Charles

Dirda, Michael

  • Readings (2000)
  • Browsings (2015)

Doerr, Anthony

  • The Shell Collector (2002)
  • All the Light We Cannot See (2015)

Douglass, Frederick – Narrative of Frederick Douglass (1845)

Dow, Unity and Max Essex – Saturday is for Funerals (2010)

Doyle, Arthur Conan

  • A Study in Scarlet (1887)
  • The Sign of Four (1890)
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901)
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1903)
  • The Valley of Fear (1915)

Dreiser, Theodore – Sister Carrie (1900)

Du Maurier, Daphne

  • My Cousin Rachel (1952)

Dubvy, Charles – The Power of Habit (2012)

Duff, Alan – Once Were Warriors (1990)

Ebrihimijii, Maria – I Speak for Myself: American Muslim Women (2011)

Ferber, Edna – Roast Beef, Medium (1913)

Eva Figes – Waking (1980)

Fishman, Charles – The Wal-Mart Effect (2006)

Fitzgerald, F. Scott – The Great Gatsby (1925)

Forster, E. M.

  • A Room with a View (1908)
  • Howards End (1910)
  • A Passage to India (1924)

Flanders, Judith

  • Inside the Victorian Home (2003)
  • Consuming Passions: Leisure Time for Victorians (2006)

Foer, Joshue – Walking with Einstein (2011)

Foley, Winifred – A Child in the Forest (1974) trilogy

Fountaine, Margaret – Love Amongst the Butterflies (1978)

Ford, Ford Madox – The Good Soldier (1927)

Frank, Pat – Alas, Babylon (1959)

Frankl, Victor – A Man’s Search for Meaning (1946)

Frater, Alexander – Chasing the Monsoon (1990)

Freer, Alison – How to Dress (2015)

Galton, Francis – The Art of Travel (1854)

Gardem, Jane – Showing the Flag (1989)

Gaskell, Elizabeth

  • Mary Barton (1848)
  • North and South (1855)

Gaspell, Susan – Trifles (1916)

Gattis, Ryan – All Involved (2015)

Gawande, Atul – On Mortality (2014)

Gilbert, Elizabeth (ed.) – The Best American Travel Writing (2013)

Gilman, Susan Jane – Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven (2009)

Gissing, George

  • New Grub Street (1891)
  • The Odd Women (1892)

Gladwell, Malcolm – David and Goliath (2011)

Graham, Laurie

  • Perfect Meringues (2001)
  • Gone with the Windsors (2007)

Grann, David – The Devil and Sherlock Holmes (2010)

Green-Armitage, Stephen – Extra Extraordinary Chickens (2005)

Grenfell, Joyce – Stately as a Galleon (1978)

Grossmith, Weedon + George Grossmith – The Diary of a Nobody (1892)

Gurwitch, Annabel – I See You Made an Effort (essays) (2014)

Gyazi, Yaa – Homecoming (2016)

Hadfield, Chris – An Astronaut’s Guide to Life (2013)

Hale, Shannon et al.Rapunzel’s Revenge (2008)

Halliday, Stephen – The Great Filth: Disease, Death and the Victorian City (2009)

Hanff, Helen – Letters from New York (1992)

Hansberry, Lorraine – A Raisin in the Sun (play) (1959)

Hardy, Thomas

  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891)
  • Under the Greenwood Tree (1872)
  • Far From the Madding Crowd (1874)

Hartley, L. P. – The Go-Between (1953)

Hartnett, Sonya – Of a Boy (2003)

Harvey, Brett – The Fifties: Oral Women’s History (1993)

Hautzig, Esther – The Endless Steppe (1968)

Healey, Emma – Elizabeth is Missing (2014)

Heffer, Andrew + Randy DubBurker – Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography (2006)

Hessler, Peter – Strange Stones (2013)

Hill, Susan Allen – The Woman in Black (1983)

Hiraide, Takashi – The Guest Cat (2014)

Hochschild, Adam – Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves 

Hollaway, Kris – Monique and the Mango Rains (2007)

Hong Kingston, Maxine – The Woman Warrior (1975)

Hornby, Nick

Horwitz, Tony – Blue Latitudes (2002)

Neal Hurston, Zora – Their Eyes were Watching God (1937)

Hwang, Sun-Mi – The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (2000)

Ibsen, Henrik – A Doll’s House (1879)

Iyer, Pico – Video Night in Katmandu (1989)

Jackson, Shirley – We Shall Always Live in the Castle (1962)

Jacobs, Alan – The Pleasures of Reading in the Age of Distraction (2011)

Jay, Francine – The Joy of Less (2010)

Jenkins, Elizabeth – Brightness (1963)

Jenkins, Herbert – Patricia Brent, Spinster (1918)

Jerome, Jerome K. – Diary of a Pilgrimage (1891)

Jin, Ha – Waiting (1999)

Johnson, Marilyn – The Dead Beat (obits) (2006)

Johnston, Tracy – Shooting the Boh (river rafting/Borneo) (1995)

Kamara, Mariato/ Susan McClelland – The Bite of the Mango (2008)

Kambwamba, William – The Boy who Harnessed the Wind (2009)

Kamp, David – The United States of Arugula (2006)

Katz, William Loren – Black Women of the Old West (1995)

Keane, Molly – Devoted Ladies (1934)

Keller, Helen – The Story of My Life (1902)

Keller, Nora Okja – Comfort Woman (1998)

Kerman, Piper – Orange is the New Black (2011)

Kincaid, Jamaica – Annie John (1983)

Knisley, Lucy

Kostanolanyi, Dezso – Skylark (1910)

Krause Rosenthal, Amy

  • Textbook Amy Krause Rosenthal (2016)

Kuprenas, John – 101 Things I Learned in Engineering School (2013)

Lacey, Robert

  • The Year 1000 (with Dan Danzinger) (1999)
  • Great Tales from English History: Volume One
  • Great Tales from English History: Volume Three

Larson, Nella – Passing (1929)

Laurent, Antoine – The President’s Hat (2012)

 

Lee, Laurie – As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969)

Lessing, Doris

  • The Diary of a Good Neighbor (1984)
  • If the Old Could (1984)
  • The Grandmothers (four novellas) (2003)

Lewis, John

Leverson, Ada – The Limit (1911)

Levin, Ira – The Stepford Wives (1972)

Libbrecht, Kenneth – The Snowflake (2003)

Lindberg, Anne Morrow – Gift From the Sea (1955)

Ma, Daishu – Leaf (2015)

Marshall, Paule –

Matchur, Emily – Homeward Bound (2013)

McAlpine, Ken – Off-Season (2004)

McDonald, Anne L. – No Idle Hands: Social History of Knitting (1990)

McDonald, Finley J. – Crowdie and Cream (1982)

McLaren-Ross, Julian – Of Love and Hunger (1947)

Marcuiliano, Franco – I Could Pee on This (Cat Poems) (2012)

Marshall, Paule

  • Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959)
  • Merle and Other Stories (1985)

Mathur, Victoria/Sue McCartney-Snape – Absolutely Typical (1996)

McPhee, John – The Crofter and the Laird (1969)

Mitford, Nancy

  • In Pursuit of Love (1945)
  • Love in a Cold Climate (1949)

Mitton, Lavinia – The Victorian Hospital (2001)

Moggach, Deborah – Stand-In (1991)

Montgomery, L. M. – Anne of Green Gables (1908)

Moran, Caitlin – How to be a Woman (2011)

Morrison, Toni

Morley, Christopher

Morrow Lindbergh, Anne – Gift from the Sea (1955)

Mortimer, John

  • Titmuss Regained (1990)
  • Dunster (1994)

Moyes, JoJo – Foreign Fruit (2003)

Nesbitt, Edith – The Railway Children (1906)

Ngozi Adichie, Chimamanda

Northup, Solomon – 12 Years a Slave (1853)

Norton, Mary – Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1943)

Oake, Philip – From Middle England (1980)

Obama, Barack – Dreams from My Father (1995)

O’Brian, Tim – The Things They Carried (1990)

O’Brien, Edna

  • The Country Girls (1960)
  • The Lonely Girls/Girl with Green Eyes (1961)
  • Girls in Their Married Bliss (1964)

O’Malley, Bryan Lee – Seconds (2014)

O’Nan, Stewart

  • The Odds (2012)
  • Wish You Were Here (2002)

Osgood, Kelsey – How to Disappear (2013)

Otto, Whitney – The Making of an American Quilt (1991)

Packer, Z. Z. – Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

Palin, Michael – Himalaya (2004)

Parkinson, Judy – Remember, Remember (2009)

Pogrebin, Abigail – One and the Same (identical twin NF) (2009)

Portis, Charles – True Grit (1969)

Powell, Padget – The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? (2011)

Preistley, J. B. – Danger Corner (1932) (play)

Prochnik, Leon – Endings: Deaths, Glorious and Otherwise… (1980)

Proulx, Annie – Heart Songs and Other Stories (1995)

Pym, Barbara

  • Quartet in Autumn (1977)
  • No Fond Return of Love (1961)

Raban, Jonathan – Coasting (1987)

Rappaport, Dorothy – American Women (diaries/letters) (1990)

Rappaport, Helen – Magnificent Obsession (Queen Vic/Prince Albert death) (2011)

Rawle, Graham – Woman’s World (2005)

Redding, Nick – Methland (2009)

Reitman, Janet – Inside Scientology (2011)

Rendell, Ruth

  • The Lake of Darkness (1980)
  • A Sight for Sore Eyes (1998)
  • A Sleeping Life (1978)

Richter, Conrad – The Light in the Forest (1953)

Roach, Mary

  • Gulp: An Adventure in the Alimentary Canal (2012)
  • Packing for Mars (2010)

Ross, Sinclair – As for Me and my House (1941)

Ruhl, Sarah – Stage Kiss (2014)

Ryan, Rob – A Sky Full of Kindness (2011)

Rubin, Gretchen – Happier at Home (2013)

Ruddick, James – Death at the Priory (2001)

Russell, Harriet – Envelopes (2005)

Sandberg, Sheryl – Lean In (2013)

Sankaran, Lavanya – The Red Carpet (Bangalore Stories) (2005)

Sarton, May – As We Are Now (1973)

Scarbrough, Dorothy – The Wind (1925)

Sedaris, David – Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls (2013)

Sewell, Anna – Black Beauty (1877)

Shapton, Leanne – Important Artifacts (2009)

Shaw, George Bernard – Pygmalion (1912)

Shax, Riegler – Dishes (2013)

al-Shaykh, Hana – Only in London (1986)

Shields, Carol (and Blanche Howard) – A Celibate Season (1991)

Shiga, Jason – Empire State: A Love Story (or Not) (graphic novel) (2011)

Silko, Leslie Marmon – Yellow Woman and a Spirit of Beauty (1996)

Sillitoe, Alan

Simon, Neil – Brighton Beach Memoirs (1984)

Simmonds, Posy – Tamara Drew (2008)

Smithsonian Museums – Fashion: The Definitive History (2012)

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander – One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1963)

Somerville, E.O. and Martin Ross – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. (1899)

Stanton, Brandon – Humans of New York 

Steinberg, Avi – Running the Books (prison library) (2011)

Stephenson, Simon – Let Not the Waves (2011)

Stoker, Bram – Dracula (1897)

Strauch, Barbara – The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain (2010)

Talbot, Bryan – The Tale of One Bad Rat (1995)

Tamaki, Mariko/Jillian – This One Summer (2014) (graphic novel)

Tarkington, Booth

  • Seventeen (1914)
  • The Magnificent Ambersons (1918)

Taylor, Alan (ed.)

Taylor, Ina – The Edwardian Lady (bio Edith Holden) (1980)

Taylor, Jill Bolte – My Stroke of Insight (2006)

Thackery, William Makepeace – Vanity Fair (1845)

Thirkell, Angela

  • High Rising (1933)
  • Wild Strawberries (1934)
  • The Demon in the House (1934)
  • August Folly (1936)
  • Summer Half (1937)
  • Pomfret Towers (1938)
  • The Brandons (1939)
  • Before Lunch (1940)
  • Cheerfulness Breaks In (1940)
  • Marling Hall (1942)
  • Growing Up (1942)

Thomas, Dylan – A Child’s Christmas in Wales (1953)

Titchmarsh, Alan – The Queen’s Houses (2014)

Toibin, Colm – The Blackwater Lightship (2005)

Tolkien, J. R. R. – Letters from Father Christmas (1976)

Tolstoy, Leo – The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1884)

Toth, Susan Allen – England for All Seasons (1998)

Townsend, Sue – Queen Camilla (2006)

Towle, Ben – Midnight Sun (2007)

Trevor, William – Felicia’s Journey (1995)

Tropper, Jonathon

  • The Book of Joe (2004)
  • This is Where I Leave You Now (2009)

Truss, Lynn – Eats, Shoots and Leaves (2006)

Tucker, Todd – The Great Starvation Experiment (2006)

Twain, Mark

  • Tom Sawyer (1876)
  • Huckleberry Finn (1884)

Tyler, Anne – Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (1982)

Urrea, Luis Alberto – The Devil’s Highway (2004)

Van Doren Stern, Philip (ed.) – Modern American Short Stories (1945)

Vollman, William (ed.) – The Best American Travel Writing 2012

von Arnim, Elizabeth – Fraulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther (1907)

Wagamasee, Richard – Indian Horse (2012)

Walker, Mildred

  • Winter Wheat (1966)
  • The Southwest Corner (1951)

Wallace, Danny – Join Me (2003)

Washington, Harriet – Medical Apartheid (2007)

Waterfield, Giles – The Long Afternoon (2004)

Webster, Jean – Daddy Long-Legs (1912)

Grossmith, Weedon and George Grossmith – The Diary of a Nobody (1888)

Weinman, Sarah (ed.) – Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives (2013)

Wharton, Edith

  • The House of Mirth (1906)
  • Ethan Frome (1911)
  • The Age of Innocence (1920)

White, E. B.

White, T. H. – Farewell Victoria (1933)

Williams, John – Stoner (1965)

Winchester, Simon – Outposts (1985/2003)

Wodehouse, P. G.

  • The Inimitable Jeeves (1924)
  • Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (1963)
  • My Man, Jeeves (1919)
  • Cocktail Time (1958)
  • Indiscretions of Archie (1921)

Wolmouth, Sharon – Day in the Life of the American Woman (2005)

Woodward, Gerard

  • August (2001)
  • Vanishing (2015)

Wynd, Oswald – The Ginger Tree (1977)

Yang, Gene – Level Up (graphic novel) (2011)

Young, E. H. – The Misses Mallet (1922)

Young, Louisa – My Dear I Wanted to Tell You (2011)

Zola, Emile – The Ladies’ Paradise (1883)

Zinsser, William – On Writing Well (1979)

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