List with No Name #50

Mason & Dixon, Thomas Pynchon (incomplete)

The Silver Chair, C.S. Lewis

Woman on the Edge of Time, Marge Piercy (abandoned)

Life A User’s Manual, Georges Perec (abandoned with intentions to return)

An Armful of Warm Girl, W.M. Spackman

Dockwood, Jon McNaught

The Laughing Monsters, Denis Johnson

The Trip to Echo Spring , Olivia Laing (incomplete)

An Ecology of World Literature, Alexander Beercroft (incomplete)

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of PilgrimageHaruki Murakami

The Age of the Poets, Alain Badiou (incomplete)

Wittgenstein’s Nephew, Thomas Bernhard

Mystery and Manners, Flannery O’Connor

The Habit of Being, Flannery O’Connor (incomplete)

I, Little Asylum, Emmanuelle Guattari

Diaries, Franz Kafka (incomplete)

Krazy Kat (omnibus), George Herriman

Last Stories and Other Stories, William T. Vollmann (abandoned)

Where To?, Dmitry Samarov

The Return, Roberto Bolaño

Prince Caspian, C.S. Lewis

The Gigantic Beard That Was EvilStephen Collins

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, C.S. Lewis

The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell

Sugar Skull, Charles Burns

(In a Sense) Lost and FoundRoman Muradov

10:04, Ben Lerner

Cartesian Sonata and Other Novellas, William H. Gass

The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing

The BFG, Roald Dahl

The Possibility of an Island, Michel Houellebecq (abandoned)

The Reservoir, Janet Frame (incomplete)

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

Lanark, Alasdair Gray

O Pioneers!, Willa Cather

Roberto Bolaño’s Fiction: An Expanding Universe, Chris Andrew

The Bowling Alley on the Tiber, Michelangelo Antonioni

The Selected Poetry of Emilio Villa, translated by Dominic Siracusa

The Unknown University, Roberto Bolaño

Leaving the Sea, Ben Marcus

60 Stories, Donald Barthelme

Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, Grace Paley

The Little Disturbances of Man, Grace Paley

Concrete,Thomas Bernhard

Middle C, William H. Gass

The Insufferable Gaucho, Roberto Bolaño

Every Day Is for the Thief, Teju Cole

Riding Toward Everywhere, William T. Vollmann

Near to the Wild Heart, Clarice Lispector

Shoplifter, Michael Cho

Masscult and Midcult, Dwight Garner

The Art of Joy, Goliarda Sapienza (abandoned with intentions to return)

Europe Central, William T. Vollmann

The Inevitable June,  Bob Schofield

HHhH, Laurent Binet

Goings, Gordon Lish

Tristano, Nanni Balestrini

Like Real People, Tom Clark

On Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Will Oldham and Alan Licht

The Complete Stories, J.G. Ballard

Immaterials, August Cross

In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place, Jessica Hollander

7 thoughts on “List with No Name #50”

    1. I don’t think it’s a bad choice…the book is full of fascinating ideas/predictions, and it makes a strong (if hyperbolic) case against patriarchy. I just couldn’t get past the bad prose.


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