18 May 2009

Southern Literature Reading List

So, here is my quixotic little reading list. Should keep me busy for the next couple years.

The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor
The Last Gentleman by Walker Percy
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
Light in August by William Faulkner
Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor
Look Homeward Angel by Thomas Wolfe
A Death in the Family by James Agee
Lanterns on the Levee by William Alexander Percy
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
The Fathers by Allen Tate
The Collected Stories of Caroline Gordon
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain

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