Reading Older Books 2014

I’m trying that reading older books thing again this year, where “older” = published before 1970. Last year I said I’d aim for 1 older book read for every 2 newer books; this year I’m aiming for the more ambitious 2 older books for every 3 newer books. This pages lists all the older books I’ve read so far, and links any posts I might have written about the individual titles, and the project as a whole.

Reading Resolutions

  • Emily Climbs by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Light in August by William Faulkner
  • Landfall by Nevil Shute
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
  • A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • Assignment in Eternity by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon by Jane Austen
  • Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
  • Huntingtower by John Buchan
  • A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy
  • Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  • His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Reflections on the Psalms by C.S. Lewis
  • The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
  • The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene
  • The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
  • The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
  • A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
  • Stamboul Train by Graham Greene
  • Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
  • Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  • A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
  • Howard’s End by E.M. Forster
  • The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
  • Emily’s Quest by L.M. Montgomery
  • Intimacy by Henri Nouwen
  • Have Space Suit Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
  • A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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