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Winter Reading List 2022-23

Updated: Dec 19, 2022

Winter Reading List 2022-23, with previous lists included

  • “My Antonia” by Willa Cather, done

  • “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelly, done

  • “It Can’t Happen Here” by Sinclair Lewis, reading

  • “Disastrous Floods and the Demise of Steel in Johnstown” by Pat Farabaugh

  • “The Ku Klux Klan in Pennsylvania: A Study in Nativism” by Emerson Hunsberger Loucks

  • “Augie: Stalag Luft VI to the Major Leagues” by John Bacchia

  • “March” by John Lewis

  • “Ellen Foster” by Kaye Gibbons, completed part of it

  • “Night” by Elie Wiesel

  • “Cry, the Beloved Country” by Bryce Stephenson

  • “Something More: Reflections on a Bountiful Life” by Dr. Alexander Kalenak

  • “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

  • “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood

Summer/Fall 2022

  • “The Odyssey” by Homer, different translation. Done

  • “The Island of Doctor Moreau” by H.G. Wells, done

  • “Kaffir Boy” by Mark Mathabane, done

  • “Circle” by Dave Eggars, done

  • “Mercy Street” by Jennifer Haigh, finished about half of it

  • “Accidental” by Alex Richards, done

  • “Julius Caesar” by Shakespeare, reread, done

  • “Maus” by Art Spiegelman, completed most of it

Read, Winter/Spring

  • “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, done, Re-read

  • “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams, done, Re-read

  • “Persepolis” by Margin Satrapi, done, first time

  • “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, done, R

  • “Slaughterhouse-5” by Kurt Vonnegut, done R

  • “Ethan Frome” by Edith Wharton, done, R

  • “The House on Mango Street,” by Sandra Cisneros, done first time

  • “Dracula” by Brad Stocker, done, first time.

  • “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, re-read, done R


  • “Othello” — done Read

  • “The Merchant of Venice” — done, R

  • “Midsummer Night’s Dream” — currently, R

  • “Much Ado About Nothing” — currently, R

  • “Romeo and Juliet” — done, R

  • “The Tempest” — done, R

Short Stories

• “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, done

• “The Possibility of Evil” by Shirley Jackson, done

• “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl, done

• “The Pomegranate Seeds” by Nathanial Hawthorne, done

• “Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe, R

• “Night Calls” by Lisa Fugard, done

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

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