NYRB Classics

I’m reading my way through the NYRB Classics’ catalog. 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: 23/ 106
  • Books I’ve read: 14/22
  • 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. A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary, 1939–1940, by Iris Origo
  9. The Collected Essays of Elizbeth Hardwick
  10. Conundrum, Jan Morris
  11. Corrigan, Caroline Blackwood
  12. The Cost of Living, Mavis Gallant
  13. Dance to the Piper, Agnes de Mille
  14. Don’t Look Now, Daphne du Maurier
  15. The Door, Magda Szabó ✓
  16. Down Below, Leonora Carrington
  17. The Dud Avocado, by Elaine Dundy ✓
  18. During the Reign of the Queen of Persia, Joan Chase
  19. Earthly Signs, Marina Tsvetaeva
  20. The Enchanted April, Elizabeth von Arnim ✓
  21. Eve’s Hollywood, Eve Babitz
  22. The Expendable Man, Dorothy B. Hughes
  23. Fair Play, Tove Jansson
  24. A Fairly Good Time, Mavis Gallant
  25. A Family Lexicon, Natalia Ginzburg
  26. The Farm in the Green Mountains, Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
  27. A Favourite of the Gods and A Compass Error, Sybille Bedford
  28. Fighting for Life. Josephine Baker
  29. Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy, Olivia Manning
  30. Fortunes of War: The Levant Trilogy, Olivia Manning
  31. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  32. Frederick the Great, Nancy Mitford
  33. The Furies, Janet Hobhouse
  34. A Game of Hide and Seek, Elizabeth Taylor ✓
  35. Grand Hotel, by Vicki Baum
  36. Great Granny Webster, Caroline Blackwood
  37. Grief Lessons, Anne Carson
  38. Hav, Jan Morris
  39. Herself Surprised, Joyce Cary
  40. History is Our Mother: Three Libretti, Alice Goodman
  41. Hons and Rebels, Jessica Mitford
  42. The Horse’s Mouth, Joyce Cary
  43. A House and Its Head, Ivy Compton-Burnett
  44. In a Lonely Place, Dorothy Hughes
  45. In the Freud Archives, Janet Malcolm
  46. Iza’s Ballad, Magda Szabó
  47. Journey into the Mind’s eye, Lesley Blanch
  48. The Juniper Tree, Barbara Comyns
  49. Käsebier takes Berlin, Gabriele Tergit
  50. Katalin Street, Magda Szabo
  51. Last Words from Montmartre, Qiu Miaojin
  52. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford
  53. Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead
  54. Little Reunions, Eileen Chang
  55. Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner ✓
  56. The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, Iona and Peter Opie
  57. Love in a fallen city, Eileen Chang  ✓
  58. Love’s Work, Gillian Rose
  59. Madame de Pompadour, Nancy Mitford
  60. Manservant and Maidservant, Ivy Compton-Burnett
  61. Mary Olivier: A Life, May Sinclair
  62. Memories, Teffi
  63. The Milk of Dreams. Leonora Carrington
  64. The Mirador, Élisabeth Gille
  65. Monsieur Proust, Celeste Albaret
  66. More Was Lost, Eleanor Perenyi
  67. The Mountain Lion, Jean Stafford
  68. Moura, Nina Berberova
  69. Mr. Fortune’s Maggot and The Salutation, Sylvia Townsend Warner
  70. Naked Earth, Eileen Chang
  71. The New York Stories of Edith Wharton, Edith Wharton
  72. The New York Stories of Elizabeth Hardwick, Elizabeth Hardwick
  73. Notes of a Crocodile, Qiu Miaojin
  74. The Old Man and Me, Elaine Dundy
  75. On the Abolition of All Political Parties, Simone Weil
  76. Onward and Upward in the Garden, Katharine White
  77. Original Letters from India, Eliza Fay
  78. Our Spoons Came from Woolworths, Barbara Comyns
  79. Paris Stories, Mavis Gallant
  80. Picture, Lillian Ross
  81. Pitch Dark, Renata Adler
  82. Poison Penmanship, Jessica Mitford
  83. The Pumpkin Eater, Penelope Mortimer
  84. The Pure and the Impure, Colette ✓
  85. Reveille in Washington, Margaret Leech
  86. School for Love, Olivia Manning
  87. Seduction and Betrayal, Elizabeth Hardwick
  88. Sleepless Nights, Elizabeth Hardwick ✓
  89. Slow Days, Fast Company, Eve Babitz
  90. The Slynx, Tatyana Tolstaya ✓
  91. Speedboat, Renata Adler
  92. Stoner, John Williams ✓
  93. The Summer Book, Tove Jansson ✓
  94. Summer Cooking, Elizabeth David
  95. Summer Will Show, Sylvia Townsend Warner
  96. The Sun King, Nancy Mitford
  97. Talk, Linda Rosenkrantz
  98. The Ten Thousand Things, Maria Dermout
  99. Thus Were Their Faces, Silvina Ocampo
  100. To Be a Pilgrim, Joyce Cary
  101. Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others, and Me, Teffi
  102. The Towers of Trebizond, Rose Macaulay
  103. Transit, Anna Seghers ✓
  104. The True Deceiver, Tove Jansson
  105. The Unpossessed, Tess Slesinger
  106. Varieties of Exile, Mavis Gallant
  107. The Vet’s Daughter, Barbara Comyns ✓
  108. Victorine,  Maude Hutchins
  109. A View of the Harbour, Elizabeth Taylor
  110. A Visit to Don Otavio, Sybille Bedford
  111. Voltaire in Love, Nancy Mitford
  112. War and the Iliad, Rachel Bespaloff and Simone Weil
  113. War in Val d’Orcia: An Italian War Diary, 1943–1944, by Iris Origo
  114. White Walls, Tatyana Tolstaya
  115. The Woman Who Borrowed Memories, Tove Jansson
  116. The World I Live In, Helen Keller
  117. You’ll Enjoy It When You Get There, Elizabeth Taylor
  118. Young Man with a Horn, Dorothy Baker

 

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