A List of Books


As I really enjoy reading, and know that others do as well, I thought that I would create an ongoing list of books that I have read, adding new as I finish them.  Enjoy!

The Natural House   Frank Lloyd Wright           

Pyramid   David Macauley

Le Miserables   Victor Hugo

The Red Badge of Courage   Stephen Crane

Dubliners   James Joyce

The Man Who Was Thursday   G. K. Chesterton

The Way To Wealth   Benjamin Franklin


Crime and Punishment   Fyodor Dostoevsky

Silas Marner   George Eliot

The Song of Hiawatha   Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

How Should We Then Live?   Frances A. Schaeffer

The Long Walk   Slavomir Rawicz

The Pothsumous Papers of the Pickwick Club   Charles Dickens

Emma   Jane Austen

Moby Dick or The Whale   Herman Melville

The Battle of Life  Charles Dickens

The Trial and Death Of Socrates   Plato

The Machine Stops   E. M. Forster

War and Peace   Leo Tolstoi

The Pilgrim’s Progress  John Bunyan

The Trial   Franz Kafka

To Kill A Mockingbird   Harper Lee

The Scarlet Letter   Nathaniel Hawthorne

Oedipus Rex   Sophocles

The Keeper of the Bees   Gene Stratton – Porter

Book of Greek Myths   Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire

Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)   Victor Hugo

Anabasis   Xenophon

The Brothers Karamazov   Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Great Gatsby   F. Scott Fitzgerald 

The Old Man and the Sea   Ernest Hemmingway

The Prisoner of the Caucasus  Leo Tolstoi

The Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

The Diary of a Madman  Leo Tolstoi

The Death of Ivan Ilyich   Leo Tolstoi

Carry On Mr. Bowditch   Jean Lee Latham

The Kreutzer Sonata   Leo Tolstoi

The Devil   Leo Tolstoi

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil   J. R. Tolkein

Of Mice and Men   John Steinbeck

Larkrise, Over To Candleford, Candleford Green   Flora Thompson

Pudd’nhead Wilson   Mark Twain

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn  Betty Smith

Cheaper By the Dozen   Gilbreth and Carey

The Children of Primrose Lane   Noel Streatfeild

Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglas   by Himself

Little House In the Big Woods   Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Little Riders   Margaretha Shemin

The Little Prince   Antoine De Saint – Exupery

I, Juan de Pareja   Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

A Severe Mercy   Sheldon VanAuken

Little Women   Louisa May Alcott

The Snow Goose   Paul Gallico

Belles On Their Toes   Gilbreth and Carey

Fathers and Sons   Ivan S. Turgenev

Gulliver’s Travels   Jonathan Swift

Salammbo   Gustave Flaubert

The Lost Queen of Egypt   Lucile Morrison

The Knight of Maison – Rouge   Alexandre Dumas

Warrior Scarlet   Rosemary Sutcliff

The Phillipics   Demosthenes

The Republic   Plato

The Greek Way   Edith Hamilton

Aristotle   Abraham Edel

Archimedes and the Door of Science   Jeanne Bendick

The King Must Die   Mary Renault

So Much More   Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin

The Possessed   Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Story of the Trapp Family Singers   Maria Augusta Trapp

The Chosen   Chaim Potok

L’Abri   Edith Schaeffer

Peril and Peace   Mindy and Brandon Winthrow

Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?   Richard J. Maybury

A Child’s History of the World   Virgil M. Hillyer

If I Perish   Esther Ahn Kim

Inside The Third Reich   Albert Speer

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit   Charles Dickens

The Three Musketeers   Alexandre Dumas

Heart of Darkness   Joseph Conrad

A Daughter of the Land   Gene Stratton-Porter

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer   Mark Twain

The Age of Innocence   Edith Wharton

Anna Karenina   Leo Tolstoy

The Grapes of Wrath   John Steinbeck

What Men Live By   Leo Tolstoy

How Much Land Does a Man Need?   Leo Tolstoy

The Three Hermits   Leo Tolstoy

Where Love Is, God Is   Leo Tolstoy

The Old Men   Leo Tolstoy

God Sees the Truth, But Waits   Leo Tolstoy

The Godson   Leo Tolstoy

Master and Man   Leo Tolstoy

East of Eden   John Steinbeck

Laddie   Gene Stratton-Porter

Old Goriot   Honore De Balzac

Mansfield Park   Jane Austen

The Holiness of God   R. C. Sproul

Tess of the D’Ubervilles   Thomas Hardy

Monks and Mystics   Mindy and Brandon Winthrow

The House of Mirth   Edith Wharton

An Episode of Sparrows   Rumer Godden

My God and My All – St. Francis of Assisi    Elizabeth Goudge

Cry, The Beloved Country   Alan Paton

The Overcoat  Nicolai Gogol

I Heard the Owl Call My Name   Margaret Craven

Michelangelo   Howard Hibbard

Mister Roberts   Thomas Heggen

Tales of the Argonauts   Bret Harte

The Winter of Our Discontent   John Steinbeck

Ressurection   Leo Tolstoi

Farenheit 451   Ray Bradbury

Night Flight   Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Catcher in the Rye   J. D. Salinger

Light in August   William Faulkner

Buffalo Bill   Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

Candide   Voltaire

The Twenty-One Balloons   William Peine du Bois

The Gulag Archipelago vol. 1   A. I. Solzhenitsyn

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Nana   Emile Zola

All Creatures Great and Small   James Herriot

The Illiad   Homer

Cannery Row   John Steinbeck

The Odyssey   Homer

My Antonia   Willa Cather

A Christian Manifesto   Frances A. Schaeffer

Michael O’Halloran   Gene Stratton-Porter

A Farewell to Arms   Ernest Hemmingway

The Good Earth   Pearl S. Buck 

The Echo of Greece   Edith Hamilton

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl   Anne Frank

The Bronze Bow   Elizabeth Speare

Adam and His Kin   Ruth Beechick

Mere Christianity   C. S. Lewis

Travels With Charley   John Steinbeck

The Last of the Just   Andre Schwarz-Bart

The Ides of March   Thorton Wilder

The Killer Angels   Michael Shaara

The Robe   Lloyd C. Douglas

Mythology   Edith Hamilton

O Pioneers   Willa Cather

The Old Curiosity Shop   Charles Dickens

In Dubious Battle   John Steinbeck

All Things Bright and Beautiful   James Herriot

For Whom the Bell Tolls   Ernest Hemmingway

The Dean’s Watch   Elizabeth Goudge

Barabbas   Par Lagerkvist

The Talisman   Sir Walter Scott

The Poems of Sappho   trans. Suzy Q Groden

All the Kings Men   Robert Penn Warren

The Pearl  John Steinbeck

The Power and the Glory   Graham Greene

The Charterhouse of Parma   Stendhal

The Long Valley   John Steinbeck

Tortilla Flat   John Steinbeck

All Quiet on the Western Front   Erich Maria Remarque

The Rosemary Tree   Elizabeth Goudge

The Nine Tailors   Dorothy Sayers

The Sun Also Rises   Ernest Hemmingway

A Passage to India   E. M. Forster

A Moveable Feast   Ernest Hemmingway

The Homeric Hymns

I, Claudius   Robert Graves

Claudius the God   Robert Graves

The Five Red Herrings     Dorothy Sayers

Lest Innocent Blood be Shed     Philip Hallie

Farewell to Manzanar     Jeanne and James Houston

Agammenon     Aeschylus

The Libation Bearers   Aeschylus

The Eumenides   Aeschylus

Gentian Hill   Elizabeth Goudge

Our Town   Thorton Wilder

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club   Dorothy Sayers

The Plague   Albert Camus

Have His Carcase   Dorothy Sayers

The Way of All Flesh   Samuel Butler

Persuasion   Jane Austen

Madame Bovary   Gustave Flaubert

The Call of the Wild     Jack London

The Sister of the Angels   Elizabeth Goudge

The Prince Who Knew His Fate   Lise Manniche

The Pharaoh’s of ancient Egypt   Elizabeth Payne

At the Back of the North Wind   George McDonald

The White Company   Arthur Conan Doyle

The Yearling   Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

History of the Persian War   Herodotus

21 Stories   Graham Greene

Henry V    William Shakespeare

Murder Must Advertise   Dorothy Sayers

Lord Jim   Joseph Conrad

Joseph Haydn   Opal Wheeler

Twenty Years Later   Alexandre Dumas

City   David McAuley

The Bird In the Tree   Elizabeth Goudge

Giants In the Earth   O. E. Rolvaag

The Secret of Father Brown   G. K. Chesterton

Gaudy Night   Dorothy Sayers

Intruder In the Dust   William Faulkner

One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich   A. Solzhenitsyn

The Idiot   Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Screwtape Letters   C. S. Lewis

Thomas Beckett   Richard Winston

In This House of Brede   Rumer Godden

Too Late the Phalarope   Alan Paton

The Suppliant Maidens   Aeschylus

The Persians   Aeschylus

The Seven Against Thebes   Aeschylus

Out of Africa   Isak Dinsen

Prometheus Bound   Aeschylus

Murder In the Cathedral   T. S. Eliot

A Midsummer’s Night Dream   William Shakespeare

The Lord of the Rings   J. R. Tolkein

The Heart of the Matter   Graham Greene

Kristin Lavransdatter   Sigrid Undset

Strong Poison   Dorothy Sayers

The Roman Way   Edith Hamilton

The Caine Mutiny   Hermann Wouk

Night   Elie Wiesel

The Crucible   Arthur Miller

A Room With a View   E. M. Foerster

At the Foot of the Rainbow   Gene Stratton-Porter

Clouds of Witness   Dorothy Sayers

Rescue   Milton Meltzer

Something Beautiful for God   Malcolm Muggeridge

The Great Divorce   C. S. Lewis

Magnificent Obsession   Lloyd C. Douglas

Winter’s Tale   Isak Dinsen

My Several Worlds   Pearl S. Buck

The Promise   Chaim Potok

The Ugly American   W. Lederer and E. Burdick

Darkness At Noon   Arthur Koestler

Much Ado About Nothing   William Shakespeare

Lust for Life   Irving Stone

Exodus   Leon Uris

Julius Caesar   William Shakespeare

The Small Woman   Alan Burgess

Nicholas and Alexandra   Robert K. Massie

The Portrait of a Lady   Henry James

The Complete Prose Tales   Alexandr Pushkin

The Abolition of Man   C. S. Lewis

The First Circle   A. I. Solzhenitsyn

Orthodoxy   G. K. Chesterton

The Cherry Orchard   Anton Tcheckov

The Nick Adams Stories   Ernest Hemmingway

Rob Roy   Sir Walter Scott

Amusing Ourselves to Death   Neil Postman

Brave New World   Adolus Huxley

The Castle On the Hill   Elizabeth Goudge

The Song of Roland   trans. Terry

For God So Loved the World   Elizabeth Goudge

The Professor’s House   Willa Cather

The Sound and the Fury   William Faulkner

Busman’s Honeymoon   Dorothy Sayers

China Court   Rumer Godden

Women of Deh Koh   Erika Friedl

Flatland   Edwin A. Abbott

King Lear   William Shakespeare

The House of the Dead   Fyodor Dostoevsky

Tales From a Troubled Land   Alan Paton

The Last of the Wine   Mary Renault

Poems   C. S. Lewis

Children of the Fox   Jill Paton Walsh

Alexander the Great   John Gunther

Niko, Sculptor’s Apprentice   Isabelle lawrence

The Poetics   Aristotle

Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World   A. R. Burn

The Innocence of Father Brown   G. K. Chesterton

The Wisdom of Father Brown   G. K. Chesterton

The Incredulity of Father Brown   G. K. Chesterton

The Scandal of Father Brown   G. K. Chesterton

Sweet Thursday   John Steinbeck

Holy the Firm   Annie Dillard

A Good Man Is Hard to Find   Flannery O’Connor

Greenleaf   Flannery O’Connor

Revelation   Flannery O’Connor

The Heart of the Family   Elizabeth Goudge

No Man is an Island   Thomas Merton

St. Francis of Assisi   G. K. Chesterton

The Imitation of Christ   Thomas a Kempis

The Twelve Steps of Humility and Pride   Bernard of Clairvaux

On the Passion of Christ   Thomas a Kempis

The Gambler   Fyodor Dostoevsky

Leaf by Niggle   J. R. Tolkein

Farmer Giles of Ham   J. R. Tolkein

The Picture of Dorian Gray   Oscar Wilde

Lady Chatterly’s Lover   D. H. Lawrence

Droll Stories   Honore de Balzac

The Return of the Native   Thomas Hardy

The Religious Art of Picasso   Dillenberger and Handley

The Short Reign of Pippin IV   John Steinbeck

Catch-22   Joseph Heller

The Garden of Eden   Ernest Hemmingway

Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful   Alan Paton

Babi Yar   Anatoly Kuznetsov

The Blue Hills   Elizabeth Goudge

The Divine Comedy   Dante Alighieri