Must Read Books

This page was initially seeded with Hemingway's list of books (from BrainPickings). As I add more, I will note the source of the recommendation in parentheses and add a list of references below the book list.

  1. The Blue Hotel by Stephen Crane (Hemingway)
  2. The Open Boat by Stephen Crane (Hemingway)
  3. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (Hemingway)
  4. Dubliners by James Joyce(Hemingway)
  5. The Red and the Black by Stendhal(Hemingway)
  6. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham(Hemingway)
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy(Hemingway)
  8. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy(Hemingway)
  9. Buddenbrooks (German) by Thomas Mann(Hemingway)
  10. Hail and Farewell by George Moore(Hemingway)
  11. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky(Hemingway)
  12. The Oxford Book of English Verse (Hemingway)
  13. The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings(Hemingway)
  14. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë(Hemingway)
  15. Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson(Hemingway)
  16. The American by Henry James(Hemingway)

Hemingway recommendations come from BrainPickings.
Funniest living writers tree from Slate.
A nice top 100 list for kids.

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