(bold indicates first edition, first printing)

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris van Allsburg
Crash by J. G. Ballard
Hello, America by J. G. Ballard
Balzac's Works X: Lost Illusions by Honoré de Balzac
Balzac's Works XV: Cousin Pons / Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
Balzac's Works XXII: The Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de Balzac
Le père goriot by Honoré de Balzac [French]
LETTERS by John Barth
The Floating Opera and The End of the Road by John Barth
Empire of Signs by Roland Barthes (translated by Richard Howard)
A Lover’s Discourse by Roland Barthes (translated by Richard Howard)
Antwerp by Roberto Bolaño (translated by Natasha Wimmer)
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño (translated by Natasha Wimmer)
2666 by Roberto Bolaño (translated by Natasha Wimmer)
Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino
La peste by Albert Camus [French]
The Stranger by Albert Camus (translated by Stuart Gilbert)
The Family of Pascal Duarte by Camilo José Cela (translated by Anthony Kerrigan)
Maps and Legends by Michael Chabon
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England by Brock Clarke
About the Author by John Colaptino
Advanced Elvis Course by CAConrad
Adolphe by Benjamin Constant (translated by Carl Wildman)
Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar (translated by Gregory Rabassa)
Rayuela by Julio Cortázar [Spanish]
Generation X by Douglas Coupland
The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland
Hey Nostradamus! by Douglas Coupland
jPod by Douglas Coupland
Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland
Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland
Microserfs by Douglas Coupland
Shampoo Planet by Douglas Coupland
I am the Best Fighter Pilot in the World by Nathan Thomas D’Annibale
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
Only Revolutions by Mark Z. Danielewski
Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delaney
White Noise by Don DeLillo
Cards of Identity by Nigel Dennis
Ubik by Philip K. Dick
Democracy by Joan Didion
Room by Emma Donohue
Notes from A Dead House by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by L. Navrozov and Y. Guralsky)
Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Larissa Volokhonsky)
The Double / Notes from Underground / The Eternal Husband by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Constance Garnett)
Justine by Lawrence Durrell
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (translated by William Weaver)
Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (translated by William Weaver)
The Wild Things by Dave Eggers
Cosmic Cow by Sam Eisenstein
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis (translated by Alain Delfossé) [French]
Glamorama by Bret Easton Ellis
Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis
The Informers by Bret Easton Ellis
The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (translated by Francis Steegmuller)
In the Woods by Tana French
The Likeness by Tana French
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Christopher Unborn by Carlos Fuentes (translated by Alfred MacAdam and Carlos Fuentes)
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
A Mass for the Dead by William Gibson
Faust, Part I by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (translated by Peter Salm)
Animals of the Ocean by “Dr. and Mr. Haggis-on-Whey”
The Evolution of Benjamin Littlemore by Benjamin Hale
Tinkers by Paul Harding
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett
Something Happened by Joseph Heller
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
A Movable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
Demian by Hermann Hesse (translated by Michael Roloff and Michael Lebeck)
Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse
Siddartha by Hermann Hesse (translated by Rika Lesser)
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (translated by Ursule Molinaro)
Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson
Ulysses by James Joyce
Misadventure by Millard Kaufman
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
The Dead Zone by Stephen King
The Shining by Stephen King
Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman
A Time for Everything by Karl O. Knausgaard (translated by James Anderson)
Life Expectancy by Dean Koontz
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (translated by Michael Henry Heim)
Immortality by Milan Kundera (translated by Peter Kussi)
Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
El sueño del celta by Mario Vargas Llosa [Spanish]
Los cuadernos de don Rigoberto by Mario Vargas Llosa [Spanish]
¿Quién mató a Palomino Molero? by Mario Vargas Llosa [Spanish]
The Castle in the Forest by Norman Mailer
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (translated by Edith Grossman)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (translated by Gregory Rabassa)
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney
The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno
Tom Brown's Body by Gladys Mitchell
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle by Vladimir Nabokov
The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk
Rant by Chuck Palahniuk
Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk
Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
Life: A User’s Manual by Georges Perec (translated by David Bellos)
Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon
Exit Ghost by Philip Roth
My Life as a Man by Philip Roth
Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
The Dying Animal by Philip Roth
The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth
Zuckerman Unbound by Philip Roth
Blindness by José Saramago
The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago (translated by Giovanni Pontiero)
Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre (translated by Lloyd Alexander)
Escape in Vain by Georges Simenon
Walden Two by B. F. Skinner
The End by Lemony Snicket
In America by Susan Sontag
How to Fuck Your Friends Over (And Other Important Lessons) by Spider
Anathem by Neal Stephenson
One Day at Horrorland by R. L. Stine
Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (translated by Constance Garnett, illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg)
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (translated by Rosemary Edmonds)
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Creation by Gore Vidal
Lincoln by Gore Vidal
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace [paperback]
The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
The Fan Club by Irving Wallace
Porno by Irvine Welsh
Who is Conrad Hirst? by Kevin Wignall
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

War Fever by J. G. Ballard
Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
On with the Story by John Barth [advance proof]
The Return by Roberto Bolaño (translated by Chris Andrews)
American Short Fiction: Readings and Criticism edited by James K. Bowen and Richard VanDerBeets
Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino (translated by William Weaver)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
Fitting Ends by Dan Chaon
The Story and Its Writer edited by Ann Charters
The Party and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov (translated by Constance Garnett)
The Duel and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov (translated by Constance Garnett)
The Bishop and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov (translated by Constance Garnett)
Tales of Ten Worlds by Arthur C. Clarke
Fields of Writing: Readings Across the Disciplines edited by Nancy R. Comley, David Hamilton, Carl H. Klaus, Robert Scholes and Nancy Sommers
Polaroids from the Dead by Douglas Coupland
Da Vinci's Bicycle by Guy Davenport
The White Album by Joan Didion
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003 edited by Dave Eggers
The Better of McSweeney’s: Volume Two edited by Dave Eggers
How to Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen
The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader edited by George Gibian
The Sorrows of Young Werther / The New Melusina / Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (translated by Victor Lange)
Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Nikolai Gogol (translated by Ronald Wilks)
The Romance of American Communism by Vivian Gornick
In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories by Ernest Hemingway
The Collected Stories by Amy Hempel
Selected Writings by William James
Dubliners by James Joyce
The Basic Kafka by Franz Kafka (translated by Erich Heller)
The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
IV by Chuck Klosterman [autographed]
Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman
The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye by Jonathan Lethem
The Portable Melville edited by Jay Leyda
Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories by Thomas Mann (translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter)
The World of Modern Fiction edited by Steven Marcus
Leaf Storm and Other Stories by Gabriel García Márquez (translated by Gregory Rabassa)
This is a Book by Demetri Martin [autographed]
The Sunken City and Other Tales from Round the World by James McNeill
Selected Stories by Alice Munro
William Faulkner / Eugene O'Neill / John Steinbeck published by the Nobel Prize Library
A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor
Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut by P. J. O'Rourke
Great Tales of Horror by Edgar Allen Poe
Slow Learner: Early Stories by Thomas Pynchon
Great Russian Short Novels edited by Philip Rahv
Art to Choke Hearts / Pissing in the Gene Pool by Henry Rollins
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
Naked by David Sedaris
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
Essays by E. B. White
Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine by Tom Wolfe
The Rinehart Reader edited by Jean Wynick and Beverly J. Slaughter

On Literature
S/Z by Roland Barthes [French]
Writing Degree Zero by Roland Barthes (translated by Annette Lavers and Colin Smith)
Between Parentheses by Roberto Bolaño (translated by Natasha Wimmer)
Fyodor Dostoevsky edited by Harold Bloom
James Joyce edited by Harold Bloom
How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton
Lyrical and Critical Essays by Albert Camus (translated by Ellen Conroy Kennedy)
A Writer's Diary: Volume 1 (1873-1876) by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated and annotated by Kenneth Lantz)
A History of Icelandic Literature by Stefán Einarsson
Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman
Papa Hemingway by A. E. Hotchner
Read Hard edited by Ed Park and Heidi Julavits
Literary Lectures as selected by the Library of Congress
Once Upon a Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories by John Allen Paulos

De: Tales by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá
Suspect Device edited by Josh Bayer
Lose - #2 by Michael Deforge
Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou (art by Alecos Papadatos and Annie di Donna)
The Order: The Next Right Thing by Matt Fraction and Barry Kitson
Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary by Justin Green
N by Stephen King (art by Marc Guggenheim and Alex Maleev)
The Essential Uncanny X-Men 1 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Phase 7 - #003 by Alec Longstreth
Phase 7 - #008 by Alec Longstreth
Night Business by Benjamin Marra
The Incredible Adventures of Maureen Dowd by Benjamin Marra
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
The Art of Ozamu Tezuka by Helen McCarthy
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud
Identity Crisis by Brad Meltzer (art by Rags Morales and Michael Bair)
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller with Klaus Janson and Lynn Varley
Big Questions 11: Sweetness and Light by Anders Nilsen
The End - #1 by Anders Nilsen
Battle Royale - #13 by Koushun Takami and Masayuki Taguchi
A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Buddha: Volume One: Kapilavastu by Osamu Tezuka
MW by Osamu Tezuka
Ode to Kirihito by Osamu Tezuka
Phoenix by Osamu Tezuka
1-800-MICE by Matthew Thurber
1-800-MICE - #2 by Matthew Thurber
Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
The Best American Comics 2007 edited by Chris Ware

Art & Film
Body Shots: Early Cinema's Incarnations by Jonathan Auerbach
All That is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity by Marshall Berman
Rhetoric in Popular Culture by Barry Brummett
The Film Experience by Timothy Corrigan and Patricia White
The Techniques of Film and Video Editing: History, Theory and Practice by Ken Dancyger
Designing the 21st Century edited by Charlotte and Peter Fiell
Window Shopping: Cinema and the Postmodern by Anne Friedberg
Screenwriting Tricks of the Trade by William Froug
I Seem to Be a Verb by R. Buckminster Fuller
Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art by Doug Hall and Sally Jo Fifer
Design Graphics by C. Leslie Martin
In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing by Walter Murch
A Primer for Film-Making: A Complete Guide to 16 and 35mm Film Production by Kenneth H. Roberts and Win Sharples, Jr.
Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production by Jan Roberts-Breslin
Best American Screenplays edited by Sam Thomas
Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson
Silent Cinema by Paolo Cherchi Usai
The Life in Figure Drawing by Len Watson

Poetry & Plays
Poems of Byron, Keats and Shelley selected and edited by Elliott Coleman
The Divine Comedy by Dante (translated by Laurence Binyon)
Fables et Épîtres by Jean de La Fontaine [French]
Becos by Bill Knott
The Major Works by John Milton
Odas Elementales by Pablo Neruda [Spanish]
Lunch Poems by Frank O'Hara
Handbook of Poetic Forms by Ron Padgett
Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry by Lawrence Perrine
Selected Poems by Ezra Pound
All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Flavors by Mason Williams

The Human Body: Its Structure and Operation by Isaac Asimov
A Book of Surrealist Games compiled by Alastair Brotchie
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge by Carlos Castaneds
The Almagest / On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres / Epitome of Copernican Astronomy: IV and V & The Harmonies of the World: V by Ptolemy / Nicolaus Copernicus / Johannes Kepler
Synergetics: An Adventure in Human Development by N. Arthur Coulter, Jr.
Process in Thought and Composition by Frank J. D’Angelo
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan
Memoirs and Other Writings by Benjamin Franklin (selected and edited by L. Jesse Lemisch)
Chaos by James Gleick
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
Teach Yourself Danish by H. A. Koefoed
Teach Yourself Norwegian by I. Marm and Alf Sommerfelt
Rational Episodes by Keith M. Parsons
Against the State: An Introduction to Anarchist Political Theory by Crispin Sartwell
Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism by Michael Schmidt and Lucien van der Walt
Leather Folk: Radical Sex, People, Politics, and Practice edited by Mark Thompson
The Marx-Engels Reader edited by Robert C. Tucker
The Art of Making Sense: A Guide to Logical Thinking by Lionel Ruby
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights by Kenji Yoshino

32 Problems in World History by Edwin Fenton
The Histories by Herodotus (translated by Robin Waterfield)
Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism by Peter Marshall
The World Atlas of Revolutions by Andrew Wheatcroft

The Wisdom and Ideas of Plato by Eugene Freeman and David Appel
Four Texts on Socrates by Plato and Aristophanes (translated by Thomas G. West and Grace Starry West)
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Advancement of Learning / Novum Organum / New Atlantis by Francis Bacon
The I Ching or Book of Changes translated by Cary F. Baynes
I and Thou by Martin Buber
Philosophy: An Introduction by John Herman Randall, Jr. and Justus Buchler
Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes (translated by Donald A. Cress)
La Méthode / Méditations / Traité des Passions by René Descartes [French]
An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume (edited by Charles W. Hendel)
A Letter Concerning Toleration, Concerning Civil Government & An Essay Concerning Human Understanding / The Principles of Human Knowledge / An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke / George Berkeley / David Hume
Martin Luther: Selections From His Writings by Martin Luther (edited by John Dillenberger)
On Liberty, and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill
Basic Writings by Friedrich Neitzsche (translated by Walter Kauffman)
On the Genealogy of Morals / Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche (translated by Walter Kauffman and RJ Hollingdale)
The Foucault Reader edited by Paul Rabinow
The Basic Political Writings by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (translated by Donald A. Cress)
Key Selections from The World as Will and Representation and Other Writings by Arthur Schopenhauer (edited by Wolfgang Schirmacher)
Ethics edited by Peter Singer
The Ethics and Other Works by Benedict de Spinoza (translated by Edwin Curley)

The Teaching of Buddha by Bukkyô Dendô Kyôkai
The Dhammapada translated by The Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya
Pensées by Blaise Pascal [French]
Our Religions edited by Arvind Sharma
The Religions of Man by Huston Smith

Surveying by Charles B. Breed
Guidelines for the Leader and Commander by General Bruce C. Clarke
Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett
The Oxford Classical Dictionary edited by N. G. L. Hammond and H. H. Scullard
Prentice Hall Reference Guide to Grammar and Usage by Muriel Harris
Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide by Juan Kattán-Ibarra and Christopher J. Pountain
Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations Requested from the Congressional Research Service edited by Suzy Platt
Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry M. Robert III, William J. Evans, Daniel H. Honemann, and Thomas J. Balch

Harvard Classics
2. The Apology of Socrates / Phædo / Crito by Plato (translated by Benjamin Jowett)
2. The Golden Sayings by Epictetus (translated by Hastings Crossley)
2. The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (translated by George Long)
4. The Complete Poems by John Milton
6. Poems and Songs by Robert Burns
7. The Confessions by St. Augustine (translated by Edward B. Pusey)
7. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A. Kempis (translated by William Benham)
8. The House of Atreus / Prometheus Bound by Æschylus (translated by E. D. A. Morshead / E. H. Plumptre)
8. Œdipus the King / Antigone by Sophocles (translated by E. H. Plumptre)
8. Hippolytus / The Bacchæ by Euripides (translated by Gilbert Murray)
8. The Frogs by Aristophanes (translated by B. B. Rogers)
9. Letters / Treatise on Friendship / Treatise on Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero (translated by E. S. Shuckburgh)
9. Letters by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (translated by William Melmoth)
10. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
11. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
12. Plutarch's Lives: Themistocles / Pericles / Aristides / Alcibiades and Coriolanus / Demosthenes and Cicero / Cæser and Antony by Plutarch (translated by John Dryden)
13. Æneid by Virgil (translated by John Dryden)
16. Stories from The Thousand and One Nights (translated by Edward William Lane)
17. Fables by Æsop
17. Tales by Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm
17. Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
19. Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (translated by Anna Swanwick)
19. Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
20. The Divine Comedy by Dante (translated by Henry F. Cary)
24. On Taste / On the Sublime and Beautiful / Reflections on the French Revolution / A Letter to a Noble Lord by Edmund Burke
34. Discourse on Method by René Descartes
34. Letters on the English by Voltaire
34. Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind / Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
34. Of Man, Being the First Part of Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
41. English Poetry II: From Collins to Fitzgerald
42. English Poetry III: From Tennyson to Whitman
45. The First Epistle of Paul / The Second Epistle of Paul / Hymns of the Christian Church
45. Buddhist Writings selected and translated by Henry Clarke Warren
45. The Bhagavad-Gita translated by Sir Edwin Arnold
45. Selections from the Koran translated by E. H. Palmer
46. Edward the Second by Christopher Marlowe
46. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark / The Tragedy of King Lear / The Tragedy of Macbeth / The Tempest by William Shakespeare
47. The Shoemaker's Holiday by Thomas Dekker
47. The Alchemist by Ben Jonson
47. Philaster by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
47. The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster
47. A New Way to Pay Old Debts by Philip Massinger
48. Thoughts by Blaise Pascal (translated by W. F. Trotter)
48. Letters by Blaise Pascal (translated by M. L. Booth)
48. Minor Works by Blaise Pascal (translated by O. W. Wight)
50. Introduction / Reader's Guide / Indices by Charles W. Eliot

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