1001 Book You Must Read Before You Die

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. To read later when I run out of my to-read book list. Cloud Atlas is in the picture so first sign I might like the list!

"Non ho nostalgia della nostra infanzia, è piena di violenza. Ci succedeva di tutto, in casa e fuori, ma non ricordo di aver mai pensato che la vita che c'era capitata fosse particolarmente brutta. La vita era così e basta, crescevamo con l'obbligo di renderla difficile agli altri prima che gli altri la rendessero difficile a noi." Elena Ferrante-L'amica geniale

L' amica geniale - Elena Ferrante - Libro - E/O - Dal mondo

Alexandros Papadiamantis, The Murderess/ L'assassina/ La asesina/ Die Mörderin                                                                               A perfect tragedy!

Alexandros Papadiamantis, The Murderess/ L'assassina/ La asesina/ Die Mörderin A perfect tragedy!

“Tell him,' the colonel said, smiling, 'that a person doesn't die when he should but when he can.”                                      Epic!

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - at 18 this book rocked my world

“This was when she asked him whether it was true that love conquered all, as the songs said. 'It is true', he replied, 'but you would do well not to believe it.”

Of Love and Other Demons — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Incredibly clever, ironic, funny, acid. I loved this book!

Incredibly clever, ironic, funny, acid. I loved this book!

“Life: a constellation of vital phenomena—organization, irritability, movement, growth, reproduction, adaptation.”

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. Marra has written a brilliant debut novel that brings to life an abandoned hospital where a tough-minded doctor decides to harbor a hunted young girl, with powerful consequences.

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