Book 101

Writer Heather Sellers recommends in Chapter After Chapter that all writers keep a list of 101 books that they have read cover to cover.

Here is my list, beginning December 2016:

Book 101

1 Chapter After Chapter, by Heather Sellers

2 Dialogue, by Robert McKee

3 The Awakening

4 The Egypt Game,

5 Go Set a Watchman, by Nell Harper Lee. My review is here.

6 All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

7 Wintering, by Peter Geye

8 The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

9 Count of Monte Cristo

10 Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare

11 Man’s Search for Meaning, by Victor Frankl

12 Invisible Ink: A practical guide to building stories

13 The Writer’s Journey

14 Muscle and a Shovel

15 The Story Grid, by Shawn Coyne

16 The Heaven of Mercury

17 The Old Man and the Sea, by Earnest Hemingway

18 To Kill a Mockingbird, by Nell Harper Lee

19 Story, by Robert McKee

20 Twelve Days of Christmas

21 The Snowden Files

22 Please Understand Me

23 Make Your Words Work

24 The Story Solution

25 Inner Drives

26 The Grid, by Harry Hunsicker

27 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

28 The Games People Play, by Dr. Eric Berne

29 Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett

30 Twain’s End, by Lynn Cullen. My review is here.

31 Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett

32 War and Turpentine, by Stefan Hertmans

33 Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

34 Mere Christianity, C S Lewis.

35 Moonglow, Michael Chabon

36 The Storied Life of A J Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin

37 A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

38 Rules of Civility, Amor Towles

39 A Separate Peace, John Knowles

40 The Travelers, Chris Pavone

41 History of Wolves, Emily Fridlund

42 The Human Comedy, William Saroyan

43 The Emotional Craft of Fiction, Donald Maass

44 Writing 21st Century Fiction, Donald Maass

45 Writing The Breakout Novel, Donald Maass

46 The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden

47 Caraval, Stephanie Garber

48 The Wolf in the Attic, Paul Kearney

49 The Daniel Plan, Rick Warren, Daniel Amen, Mark Hyman

50 The Barrowfields, Phillip Lewis

51 The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron

52 The Call of the Wild, Jack London

53 How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck, Steve Stockman

54 Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome

55 A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick