Search Results : Mary Gaitskill

A list of American writer Mary Gaitskill’s favorite books.

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Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov The urbane authority that Vladimir Nabokov brought to every word he ever wrote, and the ironic amusement he cultivated in response to being uprooted and politically exile
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Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo At the center of Hugo’s classic novel are three extraordinary characters caught in a web of fatal obsession. The grotesque hunchback Quasimodo, bell-ringer of
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf “Radiant as [To the Lighthouse] is in its beauty, there could never be a mistake about it: here is a novel to the last degree severe and uncompromising. I think t
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Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Awe and exhilaration–along with heartbreak and mordant wit–abound in Lolita, Nabokov’s most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the ag
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Ulysses by James Joyce

Ulysses by James Joyce Ulysses has been labeled dirty, blasphemous, and unreadable. In a famous 1933 court decision, Judge John M. Woolsey declared it an emetic book–although he found it suffici
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert This exquisite novel tells the story of one of the most compelling heroines in modern literature–Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a devoted, clumsy provincial
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Bleak House by Charles Dickens

Bleak House by Charles Dickens Charles Dickens’s masterful assault on the injustices of the British legal system As the interminable case of ‘Jarndyce and Jarndyce’ grinds its way th
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