Shelves

My collection of “literary fiction” – whatever the heck that is. Mainly, this is a list of fiction books that I own that are neither science fiction/fantasy nor mystery.

I did not want to bother with any real categorization, so I semi-arbitrarily made groups of chunks of time.

1800 – 1889

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – The Double – (1846)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – Notes from the Underground – (1864)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – Crime and Punishment – (1866)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – The Gambler – (1867)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – The Idiot – (1869)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – The Brothers Karamazov – (1880)

Lermontov, Mikhail – A Hero Of Our Time – (1843)

Pushkin, Alexander – Eugene Onegin – (1833)

Stendhal – The Red and The Black – (1830)

Turgenev, Ivan – Fathers and Sons – (1862)

1890 – 1914

Conrad, Joseph – Heart of Darkness – (1899)

Conrad, Joseph – Lord Jim – (1900)

Conrad, Joseph – The Secret Agent – (1907)

Hesse, Hermann – Gertrud – (1910)

Mann, Thomas – Death in Venice – (1912)

1914 – 1945

Greene, Graham – Brighton Rock – (1938)

Greene, Graham – The Power and the Glory – (1940)

Greene, Graham – The Ministry of Fear – (1943)

Hesse, Hermann – Narcissus & Goldmund – (1930)

Hesse, Hermann – The Journey to the East – (1932)

Joyce, James – A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – (1916)

Joyce, James – Finnegans Wake – (1939)

Koestler, Arthur – Darkness at Noon – (1940)

Lewis, Sinclair – It Can’t Happen Here – (1935)

Malroux, Andre – Man’s Fate – (1933)

Maugham, W. Somerset – Of Human Bondage – (1915)

Rand, Ayn – We the Living – (1936)

Rand, Ayn – The Fountainhead – (1943)

Zweig, Stefan – Chess Story – (1942)

1946 – 1980

Ballard, J. G. – High-Rise – (1975)

Calvino, Italo – The Watcher and Other Stories – (1971)

Calvino, Italo – Invisible Cities – (1972)

Calvino, Italo – If on a winter’s night a traveler – (1979)

Conroy, Pat – The Lords of Discipline – (1980)

Greene, Graham – The Heart of the Matter – (1948)

Greene, Graham – The End of the Affair – (1951)

Greene, Graham – Our Man in Havana – (1958)

Junger, Ernst – The Glass Bees – (1957)

Kawabata, Yasunari – Snow Country – (1947)

Kawabata, Yasunari – The Master of Go – (1954)

Kawabata, Yasunari – The Lake – (1974)

Mahfouz, Naguib – Sugar Street – (1957)

Mahfouz, Naguib – Mirrors – (1972)

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – One Hundred Years of Solitude – (1967)

Mishima, Yukio – Death in Midsummer – (1953)

Mishima, Yukio – The Sound of Waves – (1954)

Mishima, Yukio – The Temple of the Golden Pavilion – (1956)

Mishima, Yukio – After the Banquet – (1960)

Mishima, Yukio – The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea – (1963)

Narayan, R. K. – The Guide – (1958)

Narayan, R. K. – The Painter of Signs – (1977)

O’Connor, Flannery – The Violent Bear it Away – (1960)

Percy, Walker – The Moviegoer – (1961)

Percy, Walker – Lancelot – (1977)

Percy, Walker – The Second Coming – (1980)

Smith, Dodie – I Capture the Castle – (1948)

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr – One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich – (1962)

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr – We Never Make Mistakes – (1963)

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr – Stories and Prose Poems – (1971)

1981 – 2000

Amis, Martin – Time’s Arrow – (1991)

Eco, Umberto – The Name of the Rose – (1980)

Eco, Umberto – The Island of the Day Before – (1994)

Eco, Umberto – Baudolino – (2000)

Kadare, Ismail – The Pyramid (1992)

Lethem, Jonathan – Gun, with Occasional Music – (1994)

Lethem, Jonathan – Motherless Brooklyn – (1999)

Maalouf, Amin – Samarkand – (1988)

Maalouf, Amin – Balthasar’s Odyssey – (2000)

Mahfouz, Naguib – Arabian Nights and Days – (1981)

Pamuk, Orhan – The White Castle – (1991)

2001 —

Bitov, Andrei – The Symmetry Teacher – (2014)

Conroy, Pat – South of Broad – (2009)

Eco, Umberto – The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana – (2005)

Eco, Umberto – Numero Zero – (2015)

Ishiguro, Kazuo – The Buried Giant – (2015)

Kadare, Ismail – The Accident (2010)

Murakami, Haruki – 1Q84 – (2010)

Pamuk, Orhan – My Name is Red – (2001)

Rushdie, Salman – The Enchantress of Florence – (2008)

Sorokin, Vladimir – Day of the Oprichnik – (2006)

Stephenson, Neal – Anathem – (2008)

Stephenson, Neal – Reamde – (2011)

Stephenson, Neal – Seveneves – (2015)