43 Books Recommended by George Saunder

George Saunders is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children’s books, and a novel. His writing is influenced by Kurt Vonnegut, Thomas Pynchon, John Updike and John Steinbeck.

1. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

2. A Collection of Essays by George Orwell

3. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

4. A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

5. Airships by Barry Hannah

6. All the King’s Men (Restored Edition) by Robert Penn Warren

7. Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney

8. Cannery Row (Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902–2002)) by John Steinbeck

9. Cathedral: Stories by Raymond Carver

10. Children of Light by Robert Stone

11. Dead Souls (Wordsworth Classics) by Nikolai Gogol

12. Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

13. Dos Passos: U.S.A. : The 42nd Parallel; 1919; The Big Money by John Dos Passos

14. Dubliners by James Joyce

15. Edie: American Girl by Jean Stein

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

17. Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O’Connor

18. Hadji Murat by Leo Tolstoy

19. I Served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal

20. In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway

21. Ironweed by William Kennedy

22. Joel Sternfeld: American Prospects by Joel Sternfeld

23. Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes

24. Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Celine

25. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life by Thomas Wolfe

26. Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin

27. One More Time: The Best of Mike Royko by Mike Royko

28. Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

29. Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy

30. Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya

31. Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey

32. The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus

33. The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose by Alice Munro

34. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

35. The Bushwhacked Piano by Thomas McGuane

36. The Coast of Chicago by Stuart Dybek

37. The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel by Isaac Babel

38. The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme

39. The Groucho Letters: Letters from and to Groucho Marx by Groucho Marx

40. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne

41. Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writing of Daniil Kharms by Daniil Kharms

42. Twilight of the Superheroes: Stories by Deborah Eisenberg

43. Visions of Gerard: A Novel by Jack Kerouac

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