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Wish list

What follows is a list of books (and other things) I would like to have for various reasons, and all of them are guaranteed to please me highly. If not otherwise specified, I only want books in their original languages. In cases when I do not know the original language, an alternative title has been given in the preferred language. This list is always up-to-date, since I use it myself to keep track of what I want. Whenever I buy or receive books, I remove them from the list. Since I keep detailed information on books I have or have read, it is easy to see if I have already read a particular book by browsing my LibraryThing profile.

This post was last update 2013-11-14.

Fiction
Auster, Paul – New York Trilogy
Auster, Paul – Leviathan
Banks, Iain – The Wasp Factory
Bear, Elizabeth – All the Windwracked Stars
Burton, Tim – The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
Clear, James – Atomic Habits
Chabon, Michael – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Clarke, Susanna – The Ladies of Grace Adieu
Delany, Samuel R. – Babel-17
Diderot, Denis – Jaques the Fatalist
Dixelius, Kalle – Toffs bok
Ellison, Harlan – Dangerous Visions
Forster, E.M. – A Passage to India
Gaiman, Neil – The Ultimate Sandman (all volumes)
Glass, Matthew – Ultimatum
Haddon, Mark – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Huxley, Aldous – The Doors of Perception
Janson, Tove – Allt utom Sent i november och Pappan och havet
Kafka, Franz – Processen
Keret, Edgar – Anihu (The Nimrod Flipout)
Kesey, Ken – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Lethen, Jonathan – Gun, with Occasional Music
Lewis, C.S. – The Screwtape Letters
Mann, George – The Affinity Bridge
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – Patriarkens höst
Martel, Yann – Life of Pi
Matheson, Richard – I am Legend
McMaster Bujold, Lois – Mirror Dance
McMaster Bujold, Lois – The Vor Game
Morrison, Toni – Beloved
Murakami, Haruki – Kafka on the Shore
Orwell, George – Animal Farm
Pratchett, Terry – Feet of Clay
Pratchett, Terry – Pyramids
Priest, Cherie – Boneshaker
Pynchon, Thomas – Gravity’s Rainbow
Pynchon, Thomas – The Crying of Lot 49
Robinson, Kim Stanley – The Years of Rice and Salt
Rushdie, Salman – The Satanic Verses
Rushdie, Salman – Midnight’s Children
Rushdie, Salman – Shalimar the Clown
Seuss, Dr. – The Cat in the Hat
Shakespeare, William – Hamlet (Arden edition)
Shakespeare, William – Othello (Arden edition)
Shakespeare, William – The Tempest (Arden edition)
Way, Gerard – The Umbrella Academy: The Apocalypse Suite
Way, Gerard – The Umbrella Academy: Dallas
Wells, H.G. – The Invisible Man
Willis, Connie – Bellwether
Yang, Mu – Den gröne riddaren
蔣本滸 – 解密

Non-fiction
Allen, David – Getting Things Done
Barthes, Roland – The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies
Bennett, Deborah J. – Randomness
Carson, Rachel – Silent Spring
Churchland, Patricia – Braintrust
Dennett, Daniel – Breaking the Spell
Derber, Charles – The Pursuit of Attention
Huang, Alfred – The Complete I Ching
Kaufman, Steve – The Way of the Linguist
Keller, Laurent and Gordon, Elisabeth – The Lives of Ants
Lavers, Chris – The Natural History of Unicorns
Mlodinow, Leonard  – Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behaviour
Pariser, Eli – The Filter Bubble
Pinker, Steven – The Language Instinct
Sledge, Eugene – With the Old Breed
Sommer, Christopher – Building the Gymnastic Body
Streeves, Bill – Cold: Adventures in the World’s Frozen Places
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas – Fooled by Randomness
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas – Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas – The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

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  1. Martin’s avatar

    Du borde verkligen göra den här listan lättare att hitta…

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  2. Snigel’s avatar

    Det må vara sant, men hur? Den är knappast tillräckligt viktig för att den ska ha en egen plats i någon meny och jag kan inte komma på något bättre ställe än att lägga den i inledningen till litteratursidan. Har du några förslag är det super!

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