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2020 Books List

Here is a list of books I’ve read or am currently reading in 2020:


Title Author Finished Date Review?
The Education of an Idealist Samantha Power In Progress  
Les Misérable Victor Hugo In Progress  
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 12/30/19 Planned
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain 1/6/20 Planned
A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway 1/13/20 Planned
Peter Pan J. M. Barrie 1/21/2020 Not Planned
Breakfast of Champions Kurt Vonnegut 1/27/2020 None.
Christopher & His Kind * Christopher Isherwood 4/23/2020 None.
The World as It Is Ben Rhodes 4/26/2020 None.
Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower VI) Stephen King 4/28/2020  
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower VII) Stephen King 5/16/2020  
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway 6/2/2020  
The Stranger Albert Camus 6/8/2020  

As of 6/9/2020, focusing on Les Miserables for a while, so unlikely to have anything new here for a bit.


Reading List


These books are on my list to read this year. * denotes a re-read:

Title Author
The Gambler Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo
A Problem from Hell: America & the Age of Genocide Samantha Power
The Odyssey * Homer (Emily Wilson Translation)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby * F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut