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Books to live by

"lotika"
 
In Search of Lost Time
In Search of Lost Time
"my book of life"
Middlemarch (Penguin Classics)
Middlemarch (Penguin Classics)
"the things i need to remember about love"
The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
"to remind me that i don't want to do this job forever..."
A Suitable Boy
A Suitable Boy
"the things i don't want to believe about love"
The Fortress (Writings from an Unbound Europe)
The Fortress (Writings from an Unbound Europe)
"a beautiful book of love and corruption from the old Yugoslavia, if you'll excuse the term, which somehow slipped through the censor's net"
The Bride Stripped Bare
The Bride Stripped Bare
"subversive! men will never look at women in the same light again..."
The Periodic Table (Essential Penguin)
The Periodic Table (Essential Penguin)
"because it's all just carbon... really."
Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
"hope for my dotage"
Death and the Dervish (Writings from an Unbound Europe)
Death and the Dervish (Writings from an Unbound Europe)
"demanding, but beautiful. Reminscant of crime and punnishment, but to my mind, better."
Love, Etc
Love, Etc
"Love etc,. Definatley."
Portnoy's Complaint
Portnoy's Complaint
"chortle..."
The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
"worthy of inclusion if only for a passage on religion"
Herzog (Penguin Classics)
Herzog (Penguin Classics)
"angst!"
English Passengers
English Passengers
"the vicar is one of the most amusing characters in lit!"
Crime And Punishment: A Novel in Six Parts with Epilogue (Vintage Classics)
Crime And Punishment: A Novel in Six Parts with Epilogue (Vintage Classics)
"to remind me that just because i don't earn a decent wage, i shouldn't kill the landlord..."
Les Mots / Words (Methuen's Twentieth Century French Texts)
Les Mots / Words (Methuen's Twentieth Century French Texts)
"I've included this because i couldn't find Nausea and this is my second fave from j-p s"
All Said and Done: The Autobiography of Simone de Beauvoir
All Said and Done: The Autobiography of Simone de Beauvoir
"watch out for the mirrors!"
Dictionary of the Khazars
Dictionary of the Khazars
"one to wrestle with - but worth the struggle!"
Metroland (Picador Books)
Metroland (Picador Books)
"epat!"
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
"because i remember thinking just like that"
Bridge Over The Drina
Bridge Over The Drina
"Introducing Lotika..."
Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children
"the best opemng paragraph i can think of. And the rest is rather good too."
An Equal Music
An Equal Music
"run off to join an orchestra?"
Bosnian Chronicle
Bosnian Chronicle
"Again, Andric manages to weave a few hundred years of history into a great Bosnian read"
Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)
Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)
"this man's attempts at self-justification are just breath-takingly maddening. But an interesting read, nonetheless"