ūüďö Reading list

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This is a public notebook which books I for some or other reason thought could be fun to try to read someday.

Most are categorized by authors last name, but trying to recategorize into genre…

Since I write these up quite quickly some titles are in Swedish, English, Latin or Finnish quite randomly…

Biographies etc.

  • Abealardus Petrus - Historia calamit√°tum
  • Johnston - Twilight In the Forbidden City
  • Carr - Before & Laughter: A Life Changing Book
  • Chandler - Raymond Chandler Speaking
  • Kagge - Att g√•: Ett liv i r√∂relse
  • Lagercrantz - Jag bor i en annan v√§rld men du bor ju i sammas
  • The Diaries of Tchaikovsky
  • Quittner - Speeding the Net: The Inside Story of Netscape and How It Challenged Microsoft

Novels

  • Andersson - Egenm√§ktigt f√∂rfarande
  • Barnes - England, England
  • C√°o - The Dream of the Red Chamber
  • Falkenland - Min skugga
  • Gresham - Nightmare Alley
  • Goethe - Den unge Werthers lidanden
  • Grossman - Life and Fate
  • Kawabata - Thousand Cranes
  • Lampedusa - The Leopard
  • Lundgren - Roman om Pompeji
  • McCall Smith - Dr√∂mguden: Myten om Angus
  • McCullers - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
  • Petronius - Satyrica
  • Phelps-Roper - Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope
  • Isherwood - A Single Man
  • Lermentov - A Hero of Our Time
  • St√•hl - Just nu √§r jag h√§r
  • Yourcenar - Memoirs of Hadrian

Poetry

  • Rilke Duino Elegie
  • Catullo - Odi et amo
  • Ovidius - Ars amandi
  • Ovidius - Metamorphoses
  • Horatius - Oden
  • Juvenalis
  • C√°rmina Burana
  • Lucretius - De rerum natura
  • Martialis - Epigrams
  • Petrarca - Africa
  • Boethius - De consolati√≥ne phisophiae
  • Stiernhielm
  • Lars Johansson (aka Lucidor)
  • Virgilius - Aeneiden
  • Virgilio - Georgiche / Bucoliche
  • Sapfo

Duras - Abahn Sabana David

Psychology

  • Cialdini - Psychology of Persuasion
  • Engdahl - Depressiv k√§rlek - en social patalogi

Health

  • Walker - Why We Sleep

History

  • Livy - The War With Hannibal
  • Horne - A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962
  • C.V. Wedgwood - The Thirty Years War
  • Georgius Florentius
  • Le Roy Ladurie - Montaillou

Philosophy

  • Michaelstaedter - Persuasion and Rhetoric
  • Averroes
  • Seneca
    • Letters from a Stoic
    • On the Shortness of Life
  • Epikuros
  • Kishimi/Koga - The Courage to Be Disliked

Politics etc.

  • Ellul
    • The Technological Society
    • Propaganda
    • Art In the Technological Society

Religion

  • Swedenborg

Hymns

  • Thomas of Celano - Dies irae

Letters

  • Abelard / Heloisia

Architecture

  • Vitruvius - De architectura

Theater

  • Plautus
  • Terentius

Self-help

  • Hanh - No Death No Fear
  • Allan & Barbara Pease - The Definitive Book of Body Language
  • Weeks - Hope and Help for your Nerves

Practical

  • Erik Eie Almqvist - Hammare&spik

TO BE CATEGORIZED…

A

  • Abelson - Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
  • Achebe - Allt g√•r s√∂nder
  • Aleksijevitj - War Does Not Have a Woman’s Face
  • Am√©ry - At the Mind‚Äôs Limits: An Intellectual in Auschwitz

B

  • Bakunin - On Anarchism
  • Balzac - Frispr√•kiga historier
  • Barlow - Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace
  • Bellow - Professorns december
  • Beauvoir - The Second Sex
  • Bely - Peterburg
  • Bellow
    • Humboldts g√•va
    • F√•nga dagen
  • Bengtsson - R√∂de orm
  • Bolin - Jordbruksbok f√∂r pojkar
  • Bondeson - Skoll√§rare John Chronschoughs memoarer
  • Berlin - Evening In Paradise
  • Bostr√∂m Knausg√•rd - Oktoberbarn
  • Black - Written In Bone: hidden stories in what we leave behind
  • Blixen - Vinter-√§ventyr
  • Boldt - Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design
  • Bolles - What Color Is Your Parachute
  • Burgin - Samtal med Singer

C

  • Celine - Journey to the End of the Night
  • Clark - The War Against Cash
  • Cleveland/Bunton - A History of the Modern Middle East
  • Clover - Black Wind, White Snow
  • Collins - The Woman In White
  • Cooper - Frisk

D

  • Davidson, Rees-Mogg - The Sovereign Individual
  • Dalio - Principles
  • Deladda - Canne al vento
  • Dostojevsky
    • The Idiot
    • Brothers Karamazov

E

  • Ecos - I rosens namn
  • Eggers - A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
  • English - Fake History: Ten Great Lies and How They Shaped the World

F

  • Fallada - Alone In Berlin
  • Fosse - Trilogien
  • Fisher - Capitalist Realism
  • Franzen
    • Corrections
    • Crossroads
  • Flanagan - The Narrow Road to the Deep North
  • Flogstad - Eld och l√•gor

G

  • Gabor - In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
  • Gibson - Neuromancer
  • Grant - The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Graeber - Bullshit Jobs
  • Guya - Framtidens irreligion
  • Gulik - De kinesiska sylmorden

H

  • Haidt/Lukianoff - The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
  • Hamsun - Mysteries
  • Hatzaki - Beauty And The Male Body In Byzantium
  • Hedberg - Bek√§nna f√§rg
  • Hietikko-Hautala
    • Andarnas √Ėsterbotten
    • Andarnas stad
  • Hoffmann - Katten Murrs tankar om livet…
  • Holiday - The Obstacle Is the Way
  • H√∂ss - Commandant of Auschwitz

I

  • Ibsen
    • Emperor and Galilean
    • Peer Gynt
    • A Doll House
    • Hedda Gabler

J

  • Jacobsen - Niels Lyhne
  • Jolley - The Well
  • Joyce - Ulysses
  • J√ľnger - A German Officer in Occupied Paris

K

  • Kavan
    • Ice
    • Asylum Piece
  • Keegan - Sm√• ting som dessa
  • Kempe/Windeatt - The Book of Margery Kempe
  • Kierkegaard - Stadier p√• livets v√§g
  • Kilpi Eeva - Perhonen ylitt√§√§ tien
  • Klemperer - I Shall Bear Witness
  • Kristensen - H√¶rv√¶rk
  • Kyrklund - M√§staren Ma
  • Kuang - Babel
  • Kundera - Varats olidliga l√§tthet

L

  • Laclos - Farliga f√∂rbindelser
  • Lagerkvist - The Dwarf
  • Lakey - Viking Economics
  • Lawrence
    • Morality and the novel
    • The novel
    • The novel and the feelings
    • Why the novel matters
  • Levi - If this is a Man
  • Lindqvist - Tecknens rike
  • Lispector - The Hour of the Star
  • Littell - The Kindly Ones

M

  • Mansfield - The Garden Party and Other Stories
  • Mantel - Wolf Hall
  • Mann - Mephisto
  • Maree - Debt By Design
  • Maryam - Vi kommer totalt dominera
  • Mayer - They Thought They Were Free
  • Mazzarella - Otrohetens lockelse
  • McBrinn - Queering the Subversive Stitch: Men and the Culture of Needlework
  • Meinecke - The German Catastrophe
  • Mendelsohn - The Elusive Embrace
  • Michel de Montaigne - Essays
  • Michelet - Satanism and witchcraft
  • Millay - Collected Poems
  • Milton - Paradise Lost
  • Mishima - The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
  • Monteiro - Ruined by Design: How Designers Destroyed the World, and What We Can Do to Fix It
  • M√ľhlhahn - Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping
  • Mykle - Lasso kring fru Luna
  • Murdoch - The Sea, The Sea

N

  • Newport - Deep Work
  • Nin - Delta of Venus

O

P

  • Pamuk - My Name Is Red
  • Perzanowski - The End of Ownership
  • Pessoa - The Book of Disquiet
  • Pirandello - The Late Mattia Pascal
  • Pizarnik - Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972
  • Proust - P√• spaning efter den tid som flytt
  • Piketty - Capital in the Twenty-First Century
  • Poe - [More short stories in general]
  • Porter - Pale Horse, Pale Rider
  • Pontoppidan - Lykke-Per
  • Pym - Excellent Women
  • Pushkin - Boris Godunov

Q

  • Quintilianus - Institutiones oratoriae

R

  • Rachilde
    • Monsieur V√©nus
    • The Juggler
  • Reck - Diary of a Man in Despair
  • Renault - Fire From Heaven
  • Richardson - Pointed Roofs
  • Roth - Portnoys Besv√§r
  • Runeberg - Sigrid Liljeholm

S

  • Sen - Feasts and Fasts: A History of Food in India
  • Seymor - Sj√§lvhush√•llning
  • Shakespeare - Macbeth
  • Schact - The Magic of Money
  • Shulgin
    • PiHKAL
    • TiHKAL
  • Singer - Shosa
  • Shirer - Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
  • Smith - Killers of the Dream
  • Solstad - Shyness and Dignity
  • Steinbeck - Grapes of Wrath
  • Strindberg
    • Inferno
    • Miss Julie
    • En d√•res f√∂rsvarstal
  • Suhinina - Du med flera
  • Swedenborg - Heaven and Hell
  • Swift - Gullivers resor
  • Sundstr√∂m - Lilla gr√∂na
  • S√∂derberg - Doktor Glas

T

  • Taylor - The Downfall of Money
  • Thoreau - Skogsliv vid Walden
  • T√≥ib√≠n - Brooklyn
  • Tolstoy
    • Krig och fred
    • Anna Karenina
  • Tokarczuks - Jacobsb√∂ckerna
  • Tolle - Power of Now

U

  • Undset - Lavransdatter

V

  • Vala - Kaukainen puutarha
  • Vergilius - Aeneiden
  • Vesaas - F√•glarna
  • Voorhoeve - Conversations on Ethics
  • V√∂lsunga saga
  • Vizinczey - Aikuisten naisten ihanuudesta

W

  • Waltari - Sinuhe
  • Warthon - The Age of Innocence
  • Welty - The Collected Stories
  • Westover - Educated
  • Wilson
    • The Outsider
    • Dreaming to Some Purpose
  • Woolsey - The Spendthrifts

Y

  • Yaffa - Between Two Fires
  • Yourcenar - Memoirs of Hadrian

Z

  • Zaf√≥n - Vindens skugga
  • Zapffe - Essays
  • Zuboff - Surveillance Capitalism
  • Zweig - V√§rlden av ig√•r

Updated 2024-01-24 ons 15:42

Ricky Lindén