How to Read and Why

More than anything, I got a massive reading list from this book. Or a re-reading list, since I tore through a lot of these books 15-20 years ago. I’m excited to dive back into the Western canon.
To (Re)Read:
Dickens: Pickwick papers, Bleak House, Great Expectations
Cervantes: Don Quixote
Stendhal: Charterhouse of Parma, translated by Richard Howard
Austen: Emma, Persuasion
Joyce: Finnegan’s Wake
Shakespeare: Hamlet, Henry IV (1&2), king lear
Ibsen: Hedda Gabler
Turgenev, chekhov, Hemingway short stories, Flannery o’connor, Italo calvino, de Maupassant, Nabokov
Mann: Magic mountain
proust: search of lost time
mcCarthy: Blood Meridian
Faulkner: as I lay dying
Crime & Punishment
Henry James: Portrait of a Lady
Moby Dick
Invisible Man


auth=Bloom, Harold
pub=2000
isbn=0684859068