Must Read List

Below are a few lists of books (and more) that I aspire to complete (or have already) by the end of 2012.

Books: Science Fiction etc.

1984 (George Orwell)

Bloodchild (Octavia Butler)

Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)

The Dispossessed (Ursula Le Guin)

Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)

Frankenstein (Marry Shelley)

Handmaiden’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)

Island of Dr. Moreau (H. G. Wells)

Oryx & Crake (Margaret Atwood)

The Watchmen (Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons)


Books: Travel Narratives etc.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer)

On the Road (Jack Kerouac)

White Fang (Jack London)

Zen and Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert Pirsig)

A Walk in the Woods (Bill Bryson)

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Gulliver’s Travels (Johnathon Swift)

Illiad (Homer)

Odyssey (Homer)


Books: Animal Studies

AnimalKind (Jean Kazez)

Beyond Animal Rights (Tony Milligan)

Creaturely Poetics (Anat Pick)

Social Lives with Animals (Erika Cudworth)

Thinking Animals (Kari Weil)

Zoopolis (Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka)


BOOKS: Political Philosophy

Affective Communities (Leela Gandhi)

Body Worth Defending (Ed Casey)

Borderlands / La Frontera (Gloria Anzadua)

Cultural Politics of Emotion (Sara Ahmed)

Empire (Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri)

Strange Encounters (Sara Ahmed)


Books: Non-Fiction

The Art of Loving (Erich Fromm)

The Artist’s Way (Julia Cameron)

How to Expand Love (Dalai Lama)

True Love (Thich Nhat Hanh)

On Writing (Stephen King)

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded (INCITE!)

The People’s History of the United States (Ward Churchill)

American Indians and National Parks (Robert Keller, Michael Turrek)


Books: Animals etc.

Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)

Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)

The Jungle Book (Rudyard Kipling)

Life of Pi (Yann Martel)

Lord of the Flies (William Golding)

Slaughter-House Five (Kurt Vonnegut)

The Whitebone (Barbara Gowdy)

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