Monday, June 2, 2008

Book List

Madame de Lafayette: La Princesse de Clèves

Le Barbier de Séville - Beaumarchais

Le Cid - Corneille

Phédre - Racine

The Shadow of the Sun - Kapuscinski

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See

Suite Française - Iréne Némirovsky

一行禪師說佛陀故事 - 一行禪師

The Book of Mev - Chmiel

愛別離 - 鍾文英

On Beauty - Zadie Smith

The Opposite of Fate - Amy Tan

Lives of the Laureates: Thirteen Nobel Economists

汪洋中的一條船 - 鄭豐喜

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress - Dai Sijie

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason - Helen Fielding

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

Great Expectation - Charles Dickens

Nine Hills to Nambonkaha - Sarah Erdman

The Secret Life of Dust - Hanna Holmes

Traveling Light -  Max Lucado

The Audacity of Hope - Barack Obama

Maybe Tomorrow - Boori Pryor

Night - Elie Wiesel

Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

The World is Flat - Thomas Friedman

Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë

Emma - Jane Austen

Guliver's Travels and Other Writings - Jonathan Swift


Bold: books read

Suggestions Welcomed!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

A link to some great Cameroonian novels:

http://www.africanbookscollective.com/publishers/langaa-rpcig

Steve said...

2 French books that are, in a way, actually Spanish (derivatives of earlier Spanish works, particularly my beloved El Cid)--very interesting choices! What about Candide by Voltaire? or some Balzac perhaps?

Sebastian said...

I am so glad that four of these were my fault. :)