reading through the ages

 

This page shows books I’ve read since January 2016. I hope, over the years to come, to read a book from each year. Ever.

2001 – …

1901 – 2000

1801 – 1900

  • 1900
  • 1899
  • 1898
  • 1897
  • 1896
  • 1895: The Seagull by Anton Chekhov (Russia, audiobook, translation by unknown)
  • 1894
  • 1893
  • 1892: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (USA)
  • 1891:
  • 1882: An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen (Norway, audiobook, translated by unknown)
  • 1881: Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (Norway, audiobook, translated by unknown)
  • 1880
  • 1879: A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen (Norway, audiobook, translated by unknown)
  • 1864: Voyage au Centre de la Terre by Jules Verne (France)

1701 – 1800

  • 1759: Candide or Optimism by Voltaire (France, translated by John Butt)

01 – 100 CE

500 – 401 BCE

  • 406: Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles (translated by Ian Johnston, audiobook)
  • 428
  • 429: Oedipus the King by Sophocles (translated by Ian Johnston, audiobook)
  • 430
  • 441: Antigone by Sophocles (translated by Ian Johnston, audiobook)

before 2000 BCE

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3 thoughts on “reading through the ages

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  2. Some proposals:
    1996 Frank McCourt – Angela’s Ashes
    1992 Philip K. Dick – The Man in the High Castle
    1957 Jack Kerouac – On the Road
    1932 Aldous Huxley – Brave new World
    1898 H.G.Wells – War of the worlds
    1895 H.G.Wells – The Time Machine

    Read on …
    Mark

    • Sounds good, apart from the Dick – I tried that last year and couldn’t stand his constant mentioning of the I Ching … but I haven’t read much else by him, so a good reminder. Thanks.

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