NYRB Classics

Below you will only find the list of books I want to read (particularly the ones written by women), published by the NYRBClassics (full list of published books: here). Read books are marked as (✓). Books I own are in bold. Reviews, when available, are linked below. I have crossed off a few books which do not interest me from the list (DNFs).

  • Goodreads Group: here
  • Goodreads list: here
  • Books I own: 22/ 106
  • Books I’ve read: 11/22
  • Books reviewed by me: here
  1. Alice James, Jean Strous
  2. American Humor, Constance Rourke
  3. Angel by Elizabeth Taylor ✓
  4. A Book of Mediterranean Food, Elizabeth David
  5. Born Under Saturn, Margot Wittkower, Rudolf Wittkower
  6. The Bridge of Beyond,Simone Schwarz-Bart
  7. Cassandra at the Wedding, Dorothy Dodds Baker
  8. Conundrum, Jan Morris
  9. Corrigan, Caroline Blackwood
  10. The Cost of Living, Mavis Gallant
  11. Dance to the Piper, Agnes de Mille
  12. Don’t Look Now, Daphne du Maurier
  13. The Door, Magda Szabó ✓
  14. Down Below, Leonora Carrington
  15. The Dud Avocado, by Elaine Dundy ✓
  16. During the Reign of the Queen of Persia, Joan Chase
  17. The Enchanted April, Elizabeth von Arnim
  18. Eve’s Hollywood, Eve Babitz
  19. The Expendable Man, Dorothy B. Hughes
  20. Fair Play, Tove Jansson
  21. A Fairly Good Time, Mavis Gallant
  22. A Family Lexicon, Natalia Ginzburg
  23. The Farm in the Green Mountains, Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
  24. A Favourite of the Gods and A Compass Error, Sybille Bedford
  25. Fighting for Life. Josephine Baker
  26. Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy, Olivia Manning
  27. Fortunes of War: The Levant Trilogy, Olivia Manning
  28. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  29. Frederick the Great, Nancy Mitford
  30. The Furies, Janet Hobhouse
  31. A Game of Hide and Seek, Elizabeth Taylor ✓
  32. Grand Hotel, by Vicki Baum
  33. Great Granny Webster, Caroline Blackwood
  34. Grief Lessons, Anne Carson
  35. Hav, Jan Morris
  36. Herself Surprised, Joyce Cary
  37. History is Our Mother: Three Libretti, Alice Goodman
  38. Hons and Rebels, Jessica Mitford
  39. The Horse’s Mouth, Joyce Cary
  40. A House and Its Head, Ivy Compton-Burnett
  41. In the Freud Archives, Janet Malcolm
  42. Iza’s Ballad, Magda Szabó
  43. Last Words from Montmartre, Qiu Miaojin
  44. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford
  45. Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead
  46. Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner
  47. The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, Iona and Peter Opie
  48. Love in a fallen city, Eileen Chang  ✓
  49. Love’s Work, Gillian Rose
  50. Madame de Pompadour, Nancy Mitford
  51. Manservant and Maidservant, Ivy Compton-Burnett
  52. Mary Olivier: A Life, May Sinclair
  53. Memories, Teffi
  54. The Milk of Dreams. Leonora Carrington
  55. The Mirador, Élisabeth Gille
  56. Monsieur Proust, Celeste Albaret
  57. More Was Lost, Eleanor Perenyi
  58. The Mountain Lion, Jean Stafford
  59. Moura, Nina Berberova
  60. Mr. Fortune’s Maggot and The Salutation, Sylvia Townsend Warner
  61. Naked Earth, Eileen Chang
  62. The New York Stories of Edith Wharton, Edith Wharton
  63. The New York Stories of Elizabeth Hardwick, Elizabeth Hardwick
  64. Notes of a Crocodile, Qiu Miaojin
  65. The Old Man and Me, Elaine Dundy
  66. On the Abolition of All Political Parties, Simone Weil
  67. Onward and Upward in the Garden, Katharine White
  68. Original Letters from India, Eliza Fay
  69. Our Spoons Came from Woolworths, Barbara Comyns
  70. Paris Stories, Mavis Gallant
  71. Pitch Dark, Renata Adler
  72. Poison Penmanship, Jessica Mitford
  73. The Pumpkin Eater, Penelope Mortimer
  74. The Pure and the Impure, Colette ✓
  75. Reveille in Washington, Margaret Leech
  76. School for Love, Olivia Manning
  77. Seduction and Betrayal, Elizabeth Hardwick
  78. Sleepless Nights, Elizabeth Hardwick ✓
  79. Slow Days, Fast Company, Eve Babitz
  80. The Slynx, Tatyana Tolstaya ✓
  81. Speedboat, Renata Adler
  82. Stoner, John Williams ✓
  83. The Summer Book, Tove Jansson ✓
  84. Summer Cooking, Elizabeth David
  85. Summer Will Show, Sylvia Townsend Warner
  86. The Sun King, Nancy Mitford
  87. Talk, Linda Rosenkrantz
  88. The Ten Thousand Things, Maria Dermout
  89. Thus Were Their Faces, Silvina Ocampo
  90. To Be a Pilgrim, Joyce Cary
  91. Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others, and Me, Teffi
  92. The Towers of Trebizond, Rose Macaulay
  93. Transit, Anna Seghers ✓
  94. The True Deceiver, Tove Jansson
  95. The Unpossessed, Tess Slesinger
  96. Varieties of Exile, Mavis Gallant
  97. The Vet’s Daughter, Barbara Comyns
  98. Victorine,  Maude Hutchins
  99. A View of the Harbour, Elizabeth Taylor
  100. A Visit to Don Otavio, Sybille Bedford
  101. Voltaire in Love, Nancy Mitford
  102. War and the Iliad, Rachel Bespaloff and Simone Weil
  103. White Walls, Tatyana Tolstaya
  104. The Woman Who Borrowed Memories, Tove Jansson
  105. The World I Live In, Helen Keller
  106. You’ll Enjoy It When You Get There, Elizabeth Taylor
  107. Young Man with a Horn, Dorothy Baker