BOOKS


In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro
- Thomas a Kempis

Hippo's favorite books (continued):

  • Assya, Mumu, First Love, Clara Milich - Ivan Turgenev
  • The Girl with the Pearl Earing - Tracy Chevalier
  • Pompeii - Robert Harris
  • The End of Eternity - Isaac Asimov
  • Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
  • The Dante Club - Matthew Pearl
  • In the Hand of Dante - Nick Tosches
  • The Alienist - Caleb Carr
  • White Oleander - Janet Fitch
  • Night Fall - Isaac Asimov
  • House of Sand and Fog - Andre Dubus III
  • A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter Miller Jr
  • The First Man - Albert Camus
  • The Sensationist - Charles Palliser
  • The Magus - John Fowles
  • The Rapture of Cannan - Sheri Reynolds
  • Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
  • Cannery Row - John Steinbeck
  • Jude, the Obscure - Thomas Harding
  • The Bucanners - Edith Wharton
  • Lady Chatterley's Lover - D. H. Lawrence
  • Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevskey
  • Anna Karenina, War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
  • In the Skin of a Lion - Michael Ondaatje
  • On the Road - Jack Kerouac
  • Mitlas Pass, Trinity - Leon Uris
  • Snow Falling on Cedars - David Guterson
  • The Reader - Bernhard Schlink
  • Désirée - AnneMarie Selinko
  • The Sorrows of Young Werther - Johann Wolfgang
    Oh, how transitory is man, that even in the peace where finds real confirmation of his existence, where he makes the one true impress of his personality in the memories, in the souls of those he loves, that even there he must fade and vanish, and how soon!
    I often lie down to sleep whishing -yes, sometimes hoping not to wake up again; and the next morning I open my eyes, again see the sun and feel wretched. What is man, that celebrated demigod! Does he not lack powers just where he needs them most? And when he soars with joy, or sinks into suffering, is he not in both cases held back and restored to dull, cold consciousness at the very moment where he longs to lose himself in the fullness of the Infinite?

  • The Harry Potter series - J. K. Rowling
  • Angela Ashes, 'Tis - Frank McCourt
  • The End of the Affair - Graham Greene
  • The Eight - Katherine Neville
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jule Vernes
  • Life and Death in Shanghai - Nien Cheng
  • The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
  • Body and Soul - Marcelle Bernstein
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Sun also Rises - Ernest Hemmingway
  • The Mother, This Proud Heart - Pearl Buck
  • Jonathan Livingstone Seagull - Richard Bach

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