Recommended Reading

These are books, stories, webcomics, and authors which I recommend to everyone I know.  The works listed here represent more than just the urban fantasy genre and are listed in no particular order.

  • “Pet Milk” – Stuart Dybek
  • The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien
  • Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
  • The Dresden Files – Jim Butcher
  • Anything at all by Terry Pratchett
  • Anything at all by Jasper Fforde
  • Anything at all by Neil Gaiman
  • “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Whisperer in Darkness,” “In the Vault,” “The Shadow out of Time,” and “The Rats in the Walls,” among others – H. P. Lovecraft
  • Schlock Mercenary – Howard Tayler
  • The City & The City and Perdido Street Station – China Mieville
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
  • Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
  • The Earthsea books by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase et al – Joan Aiken
  • The Gormenghast trilogy – Mervyn Peake
  • Girl Genius – Phil and Kaja Foglio
  • The Aeneid – Virgil
  • To Say Nothing of the Dog – Connie Willis

This list will expand, for I am always reading something, and it is more than likely that I have forgotten something important.


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