John Pistelli

writer

REVIEW INDEX

FICTION

Aira, César. An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter.

Aira, César. How I Became a Nun.

Baldwin, James. Giovianni’s Room.

Ballard, J.G. Crash.

Ballard, J.G. High-Rise.

Balzac, Honoré de. Lost Illusions.

Barnes, Djuna. Nightwood.

Bataille, Georges. Story of the Eye.

Bolaño, Roberto. By Night in Chile.

Bradbury, Ray. Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Brontë, Charlotte. Villette.

Brottman, Mikita. Thirteen Girls.

Brown, Charles Brockden. Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist.

Carlyle, Thomas. Sartor Resartus.

Cather, Willa. My Ántonia.

Cather, Willa. The Professor’s House.

Chabon, Michael. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

Chandler, Raymond. The Big Sleep.

Coetzee, J.M. The Childhood of Jesus.

Coetzee, J.M. The Master of Petersburg.

Coetzee, J.M. The Schooldays of Jesus.

Crèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John de. Letters from an American Farmer.

Danielewski, Mark Z. House of Leaves.

Davis, Rebecca Harding. Life in the Iron Mills.

DeLillo, Don. Falling Man.

DeLillo, Don. Libra.

DeLillo, Don. Running Dog.

DeLillo, Don. Zero K.

Dick, Philip K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield.

Doctorow, E.L. Ragtime.

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Demons.

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. A Gentle Creature and Other Stories.

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. The Idiot.

Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Sign of Four.

Ducornet, Rikki. Gazelle.

Ducornet, Rikki. Netsuke.

Faulkner, William. As I Lay Dying.

Faulkner, William. Light in August.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby.

Flynn, Gillian. Dark Places.

Flynn, Gillian. Gone Girl.

Foster, Hannah Webster. The Coquette.

Franzen, Jonathan. Purity.

Giraldi, William, Hold the Dark.

Hannah, Barry. Ray.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Rappaccini’s Daughter.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter.

Houellebecq, Michel. Submission.

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World.

Ishiguro, Kazuo. An Artist of the Floating World.

Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Buried Giant.

Ishiguro, Kazuo. A Pale View of Hills.

James, Henry. The Beast in the Jungle and Other Stories.

Johnson, Charles. Middle Passage.

Jones, Gayl. Corregidora.

Jünger, Ernst. The Glass Bees.

Kang, Han. The Vegetarian.

Lampedusa, Giuseppe di. The Leopard.

LeGuin. Ursula K. The Left Hand of Darkness.

Lessing, Doris. The Golden Notebook.

Levy, Deborah. Swimming Home.

Lovecraft, H. P. At the Mountains of Madness.

Lowry, Malcolm. Under the Volcano.

Luiselli, Valeria. Faces in the Crowd.

Mann, Thomas. The Magic Mountain.

Marías, Javier. The Infatuations.

Markson, David. Vanishing Point.

McCarthy, Cormac. Blood Meridian.

McCarthy, Tom. Satin Island.

Melville, Herman. Bartleby the Scrivener.

Melville, Herman. Billy Budd.

Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick.

Melville, Herman. The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids.

Mishima, Yukio. Patriotism.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks.

Morrison, Toni. God Help the Child.

Morrison, Toni. Sula.

Murakami, Haruki. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.

Nabokov, Vladimir. Despair.

Nabokov, Vladimir. Lolita.

NDiaye, Marie. All My Friends.

Oates, Joyce Carol. First Love: A Gothic Tale.

O’Connor, Flannery. Wise Blood.

Ozick, Cynthia. Heir to the Glimmering World.

Ozick, Cynthia. The Puttermesser Papers.

Ozick, Cynthia. The Shawl.

Pessl, Marisha. Night Film.

Platonov, Andrey. Happy Moscow.

Poe, Edgar Allan. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket.

Pushkin, Alexander. Eugene Onegin.

Pynchon, Thomas. The Crying of Lot 49.

Pynchon, Thomas. Inherent Vice.

Richardson, Samuel. Pamela.

Robinson, Marilynne. Housekeeping.

Roth, Philip. American Pastoral.

Roth, Philip. The Counterlife.

Roth, Philip. Indignation.

Rowson, Susanna. Charlotte Temple.

Salih, Tayeb. Season of Migration to the North.

Saunders, George. Tenth of December.

Sebald, W.G. The Rings of Saturn.

Spark, Muriel. The Driver’s Seat.

Thomas, D. M. The White Hotel.

Torres, Justin. We the Animals.

Tuten, Frederic. Van Gogh’s Bad Cafe.

Updike, John. Rabbit Redux.

West, Nathanael. Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust.

Winterson, Jeanette. Art and Lies.

Woodrell, Daniel. Winter’s Bone.

POETRY

Alighieri, Dante. Purgatorio.

Berryman, John. 77 Dream Songs.

Bishop, Elizabeth. Geography III.

Crane, Hart. White Buildings.

Ginsberg, Allen. Howl and Other Poems.

Heaney, Seamus. Death of a Naturalist.

Hughes, Langston. The Weary Blues.

Murray, Les. Dog Fox Field.

Pushkin, Alexander. Eugene Onegin.

Schnackenberg, Gjertrud. The Throne of Labdacus.

Sebald, W.G. After Nature.

Virgil. The Aeneid.

Virgil. The Eclogues.

Walcott, Derek. Omeros.

Whitman, Walt. Song of Myself.

Yeats, William Butler. The Tower.

DRAMA

Beckett, Samuel. Happy Days.

Eliot, T.S. Murder in the Cathedral.

Euripides. The Bacchae and Other Plays.

Ibsen, Henrik. The Master Builder.

Shakespeare, William. 1 Henry IV.

Shakespeare, William. 2 Henry IV.

Shakespeare, William. Cymbeline.

Shakespeare, William. King Lear.

Shakespeare, William. Richard II.

Shakespeare, William. Timon of Athens.

Sophocles. The Complete Plays.

Soyinka, Wole. Death and the King’s Horseman.

Stoppard, Tom. Arcadia.

Williams, Tennessee. The Glass Menagerie.

Wilson, August. Fences.

Wilson, August. Gem of the Ocean.

NONFICTION

Atwell, Davd. J.M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing.

Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time.

Borges, Jorge Luis. Professor Borges: A Course on English Literature.

Calasso, Roberto. Literature and the Gods.

Carpenter, Greg. The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer.

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life.

Freud, Sigmund. Beyond the Pleasure Principle.

Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism.

Gray, John. The Soul of the Marionette.

Harrison, Robert Pogue. Juvenescence.

Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

James, Henry. Hawthorne.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Fear and Trembling.

Marsh, John. In Walt We Trust: How a Queer Socialist Poet Can Save America from Itself.

Martel, J.F. Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice.

Nietzsche, Friedrich. On the Genealogy of Morality.

Nunez, Sigrid. Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag.

Olson, Charles. Call Me Ishmael: A Study of Melville.

Ozick, Cynthia. The Din the Head.

Paglia, Camille. Glittering Images.

Parker, Robert Dale. How to Interpret Literature.

Richardson, Robert. D. First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process.

Rowlandson, Mary. The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration.

Roudinesco, Élisabeth. Lacan: In Spite of Everything.

Spence, Jonathan. Mao Zedong.

Steiner, George. The Idea of Europe.

Steiner, George. In Bluebeard’s Castle.

Steiner, George. The Poetry of Thought.

Steiner, George. Tolstoy or Dostoevsky.

Tanizaki, Jun’ichirō. In Praise of Shadows.

Weil, Simone. On the Abolition of All Political Parties.

Wertham, Fredric. Seduction of the Innocent.

Winterson, Jeanette. Art Objects.

COMICS

Abouet, Marguerite, and Clément  Oubrerie. Aya: Life in Yop City.

Alden, Sam. It Never Happened Again.

Anno, Moyoco. In Clothes Called Fat.

Asano, Inio. A Girl on the Shore.

Asano, Inio. Nijigahara Holograph.

Asano, Inio. Solanin.

Bechdel, Alison. Fun Home.

Carpenter, Greg. The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer.

Churchland, Marian. Beast.

Clowes, Daniel. Ghost World.

Gaiman, Neil, and J.H. Williams III. The Sandman: Overture.

Hergé, The Adventures of Tintin vol 1.

Hergé, Tintin in the Congo.

Jodorowsky, Alejandro, and Moebius. The Incal.

Kot, Ales, et al. Change.

Kot, Ales, et al. Wild Children.

Mattotti, Lorenzo. Fires.

McCloud, Scott. The Sculptor.

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics.

McGuire, Richard. Here.

McKean, Dave. Cages.

Millar, Mark, et al. Superman: Red Son.

Milligan, Peter, and Duncan Fegredo. Enigma.

Modan, Ruto. Exit Wounds.

Moore, Alan, and David Lloyd. V for Vendetta.

Moore, Alan, and Dave Gibbons. Watchmen.

Morrison, Grant, and Frank Quitely. All-Star Superman.

Morrison, Grant, and Dave McKean. Arkham Asylum.

Morrison, Grant, and Chris Burnham. Nameless.

Okazaki, Kyōko. Helter Skelter: Fashion Unfriendly.

Okazaki, Kyōko. Pink.

Pope, Paul. 100%.

Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis.

Sousanis, Nick. Unflattening.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus.

Tezuka, Osamu. Buddha vol. 1.

Tomine, Adrian. Killing and Dying.

Walker, George A., ed. Graphic Witness: Four Wordless Novels.

Ward, Lynd. Gods’ Man.

Ware, Chris. Jimmy Corrigan.

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