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As you know, throughout the semester we were recommended books by our professor, and sometimes, fellow students. About mid-way through the semester, I started keeping track of our reading list. Eventually, it morphed into a list of songs, movies, and tv shows, too. The following is that list.

Kate Chopin, The Awakening, what it’s about here

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther, what it’s about here

The Mountain Goats, “Dance Music” Lyrics here

Herman Melville, Moby Dick, what it’s about here

Gunter Grass, The Tin Drum, what it’s about here

The Wizard of Oz, what it’s about here

William Faulkner, Light in August, what it’s about here

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita, what it’s about here

Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, what it’s about here

Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn, what it’s about here

Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five, what it’s about here

Joanthan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated, what it’s about here

Robert Olen Butler, Severance: Stories

Source Code, What it’s about here

Annie Hall, what it’s about here

Blue Velvet, what it’s about here

Room with a View, what it’s about here

SNL

Tim O’Brien, The Things they Carried, what it’s about here

4 Responses to “My Final Post/Our Class Reading List”

  1. kappel15 says:

    Thanks for this! I’ve been making a list for books to read this summer and I’ll definitely be reading some of these 🙂

  2. Thanks so much, Jenny. As you see, I’ve made some edits. (I’ll try to forgive you for not remembering that “Dance Music” is a song by the Mountain Goats.)

  3. Erin says:

    Thank you so much for this! There are a couple of items on this list I can’t wait to get into after exams!

  4. Jenny Mix says:

    Nina,
    I’m so glad to here it. That’s precisely why I’ve been saving up all these book titles this semester.

    JGB,
    I knew the Mountain Goats were in here somewhere but couldn’t figure out where (google wasn’t much help either). Thanks for the edits, it looks much more professional now.