Wednesday, 12 February 2014

The 110-Most Interesting Readings

Here is my selection for the best readings, a personal list, out of a 1000-selections.
The Gospels (Mathew, Mark, Luke, John) 31 A.D.
Epic of Gilgamesh
(John Garn Gardner & John Maier, translated: poetic) 2700 B.C.
Iliad (Homer: poetic) 800 B.C.
The Odyssey (Homer)
Aeneid (Vigil)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (J.R.R. Tolkien, translated)
Alexander Trilogy (by: Mary Renault) three-books 325 B.C.
The Republic (and, Plato's Atlantis, 450 B.C.)
Grendel (John Gardner)
Beowulf (9th Century)
The Tale of Troy (by John Masefield; Epic Poem) 1250 B.C.
Book of Job (Poetic) 2200 B.C.
Song of Solomon (Poetic) 1000 B.C.
Sandalwood and Jade (Poems by: Lin Carter) 1951
Galleon of Dreams (poems by: Lin Carter) 1953
The Great Stone Face (Hawthorn)
A Movable Feast (Hemingway)
The Unvanquished (by Faulkner)
In the Beginning... (Joseph Ratzinger)
Dracula's Guest (Bram Stoker)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
(Only Novel by E.A. Poe) 1838
The Story of Philosophy (by Will Durant)
The Raven and other Poems (Edger Allen Poe) 1845
Silence in the Snowy Fields (poems by Robert Bly)
The Branch Will not Break (poems by James Wright)
Life of Cicero (by Robert Harris) 2 books
Pillars of the Earth (by Ken Follett)
Tobacco Road (by Erskine Caldwell)
The Road Back (by Erich Maria Remarque)
The Source (by James Michener)
Before Adam (Jack London)
This Side of Paradise (by F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Huckleberry Finn (by Mark Twain)
Absalom, Absalom! (By Faulkner)
Sound and the Fury (by Faulkner)
Life along the Mississippi (by Mark Twain)
Men without Women (by Hemingway)
Save Me the Waltz (Zelda Fitzgerald)
Robin Hood (11th Century)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Ariel (Plath: poetry)
Theseus: The King Must Die &
The Bull from the Sea (Mary Renault) 2-books (1250 B.C.)
The Grass Crown & Sequel (Coleen Macaulay) 2-books
The Book of Folly (Anne Sexton)
Crow (Ted Hughes: Poetry)
Lilith (by George Sterling: Poetic)
Nigger to Nigger (E.C. L. Adams)
The Liar of the White Worm (Bram Stoker)
The Game (by Jack London)
Anomalous Phenomena &
Homeward Bound (Jules Verne) SF 2-books
A Night in Lisbon (by Erich Maria Remarque)
Night over Water (Ken Follett)
Chicago Poems (Carl Sandburg)
Twenty Poems of Georg Trakl
Twenty Poems of Cesar Vallejo
Tender is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Children of Húrin (by J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Man with the Hoe (Markham: Poetry)
Twenty Prose Poems (Charles Baudelaire)
In Country Sleep (Dylan Thomas: Poems)
The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers
The Last Trumpet and the Woodbridge Demon
The Tale of Willie the Humpback Whale
Dark Odyssey (Donald Wandrei)
Mary, Called Magdalene (Winthrop & Frances Neilson)
Windy McPherson's Son (Sherwood Anderson)
The Fifty Column... (Hemingway)
Go, Down Moses (Faulkner)
Verses in Ebony (Robert E. Howard)
The Notorious Jumping Frog... (Twain)
The Night Born (Jack London)
The dragons of Eden (Carl Sagan)
The Grand Design & Black Holes
(Stephen Hawking... ) 2-books
Music for Chameleons (Truman Capote)
The Doctor and the Devils (Dylan Thomas)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
Habitant of Dusk (August Derleth: poems)
Songs and Sonnets Atlantean (Donald Fryer: 9000 B.C.)
The Four Million (O. Henry)
The Dwarf (Par Lagerkvist)
The Windmills (Los Molinos) Poetry of: Juan Parra del Rigo
The Last Tomb (Michael Grichton as: John Lange)
Private Latitudes (Michael Crichton)
Journey (by Jams A. Michener)
The Colossus (Plath: poems)
Men at War (Hemingway)
Scenes and Portraits: The King of Uruk
(By Frederic Manning)
Arch of Triumph (by Erich Maria Remarque)
Heaven Has no Favorites (by Erich Maria Remarque)
Hawthorn's Short Stories (1946, Edition)
The Tomb (H.P. Lovecraft)
The Star-Treader (Clark A. Smith: poems)
The Dunwich Horror (H.P. Lovecraft)
Granite & Rainbow (Essays by Virginia Woolf)
Lectures in America (Gertrude Stein)
The Stolen White Elephant (Twain)
Chamber Music (Poems by James Joyce)
Pomes Penyeach (by James Joyce)
Strange Waters (George Sterling)
Death by Demand (Eldritch Stories)
Ecstasy (by Donald Wandrei: poetry)

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By Dennis Siluk Dr.h.c.

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