• My Century of Books List

    My Century of Books list (currently updating)

    1900 The Wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah
    1901 The Psychopathology of Everyday Life  by Sigmund Freud (kindle)
    1902 The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
    1903 Ideas of Good and Evil by W.B. Yeats
    1904 Napoleon of Notting Hill by G.K. Chesterton
    1905 The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
    1906 Botchan by Natsume Soseki (kindle)
    1907 Dead Love Has Chains by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
    1908 Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
    1909 Three Lives by Gertrude Stein
    1910 Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman (kindle)

    1911 My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir
    1912 The Serious Game by Hjalmar Soderberg (kindle)
    1913 O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
    1914 Locus Solus by Raymond Roussel
    1915 The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela
    1916 Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
    1917 The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan
    1918 Hell Screen and Other Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
    1919 The American Language by H.L. Mencken
    1920 The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

    1921 Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1922 The Worm Ouroboros by E.R.Eddison
    1923 Cane by Jean Toomer
    1925 Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger
    1926 You Can’t Win by Jack Black
    1927 Smoky the Cowhorse by Will James
    1928 Rosa Luxemborg by Paul B.
    1929 Living by Henry Green
    1930 Poems by W.H. Auden

    1931 Chaka by Thomas Mofolo
    1932 Stamboul Train by Graham Greene
    1933 Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore
    1934 I, Claudius by Robert Graves
    1935 Enter a Murderer by Ngaio Marsh
    1936 Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
    1937 Serve it XX by MFK Fisher
    1938 Alamut by Vladimir Bartol
    1939 Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
    1940 Kallocain by Karin Boye

    1941 Blood on the Forge by William Attaway
    1942 Mythology by Edith Hamilton
    1943 Near to the Wild Heart by Clarice Lispector
    1944 Makioka Sisters by Tanazaki Junichiro
    1945 By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept by Elizabeth Smart
    1946 Adventures in Time and Space by Raymond J. Healy and J. Francis McComas
    1947 Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    1948 Ashes and Diamonds by Jerzy Andrjezewski
    1949 Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
    1950 Labyrinth of Solitude by Pablo Neruda

    1951 Uncle Isaiah by Russell Kirk
    1952 Night Roads by Gaito Gazdanov
    1953 Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
    1954 Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutclif
    1955 The Less Deceived by Philip Larkin
    1956 Palace Walk by Nguib Mafousz
    1957 Difficulty of Being by Jean Coceau
    1958 The White Bird Passes by Jessie Kesson
    1959 Magic Christian by Terry Southern

    1960 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    1961 Nutshell Library by Maurice Sendak
    1963 Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt
    1964 Forever Flowing by Vasily Grossman
    1965 Despair by Vladimir Nabokov
    1966 Human Landscapes From My Country by Nazim Hikmet
    1970 King: A Critical Biography by David L. Lewis

    1971 Death of the Fox by George Garrett
    1972 Harlem Renaissance by Nathan Huggins
    1973 The Dead All Have the Same Skin by Boris  Vian
    1974 Deeper Into Movies by Pauline Kael
    1975 Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
    1976 Edith Wharton: A Biography by R.W.B. Lewis
    1977 Simple Justice: The History of Brown vs Board of Education by Rachel ??
    1978 Everything in its Path by Kai T. Erickson
    1979 The Bretheren: Inside the Supreme Court by Bob Woodward
    1980 Rites of Passage by William Golding

    1981 With the Old Breed E.B. Sledge
    1982 Toy City by Lee Dong-ha
    1983 Entertaining Satan by John Paul ??
    1984 Night by Bilge Karasu
    1985 Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Rober Silverwood
    1986 Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
    1987 Our Twisted Hero by Yi Munyo
    1988 Fathers and Children Michael Rogin
    1989 Playing for Thrills by Wang Shuo
    1990 American Food by Evan Jones

    1991 Imajica by Clive Barker
    1992 Fate of Liberty by Mark E. Neely
    1993 Viruses of the Mind by Richard Dawkins
    1994 Directed by Dorothy Arzner by XX
    1995 Diane Arbus: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth
    1996 Dream of a Unified Field by Jorie Graham
    1997 Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman
    1998 Street of Lost Footsteps by Lyonell Trouillot
    1999 sputnik sweetheart by murikami
    2000 A Squatter’s Tale Ike Oguine











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