35 Books Recommended by John Darnielle

John Darnielle is an American musician and novelist best known as the primary member of the American band the Mountain Goats, for which he is the writer, composer, guitarist, pianist, and vocalist.

1. A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

2. Almanac of the Dead by Leslie Marmon Silko

3. Aracoeli by Elsa Morante

4. Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

5. Bad Bad by Chelsey Minnis

6. Broken Mirror by Merce Rodoreda

7. Cartesian Sonata and Other Novellas by William H. Gass

8. Collected Plays 1 by Wole Soyinka

9. Death Comes For The Archbishop by Willa Cather

10. Democracy by Joan Didion

11. Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany

12. Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century by Patrik Ourednik

13. In Red by Magdalena Tulli

14. La Maison De Rendez-Vous and Djinn by Alain Robbe-Grillet

15. Le Morte D’Arthur (Volume I) by Thomas Malory

16. Le Morte D’Arthur (Volume II) by Thomas Malory

17. People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up by Richard Lloyd Parry

18. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

19. Playing at the World by Jon Peterson

20. Poemland by Chelsey Minnis

21. Selected Poems by Thomas Hardy

22. Selected Poems by Robert Browning

23. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

24. The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats (Revised Second Edition) by W. B. Yeats

25. The Country of the Pointed Firs (Dover Thrift Editions) by Sarah Orne Jewett

26. The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich

27. The Tunnel by William H. Gass

28. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison

29. Things Fall Apart (50th Anniversary Edition) by Chinua Achebe

30. Very Far Away from Anywhere Else by Ursula K. Le Guin

31. Watching the Spring Festival: Poems by Frank Bidart

32. Yes, Master by Michael Earl Craig

33. Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1: Fever and Spear by Javier Marias

34. Your Face Tomorrow, Volume Two: Dance and Dream by Javier Marias

35. Your Face Tomorrow: Poison, Shadow, and Farewell (Vol. 3) by Javier Marias

Source: http://www.strandbooks.com

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