1968-1978

Since the 1960's, Art Garfunkel has been a voracious reader.  We are pleased to present a listing of every book Art has read since 1968.To view a list of Art Garfunkel's favorite books, go to Favorites. Books with astericks are favorites.

1. Jun 1968 Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Confessions * 1781 606 pp.
2. Jun 1968 Erich Fromm The Art of Loving * 1956 146 pp.
3. Jun 1968 Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 288 pp.
4. Jul 1968 James Thurber My Life and Hard Times 1933 115 pp.
5. Jul 1968 William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet 1596 146 pp.
6. Aug 1968 John Barth The End of the Road 1958 206 pp.
7. Sept 1968 Aldous Huxley Brave New World 1932 199 pp.
8. Sept 1968 Fritz Peters Boyhood with Gurdjieff 1964 174 pp.
9. Oct 1968 P.D. Ouspensky In Search of the Miraculous * 1949 389 pp.
10. Nov 1968 Russell H. Miles Johann Sebastian Bach, an Introduction to his Life and Works 1962 164 pp.
11. Dec 1968 Hunter Davies The Beatles 1968 340 pp.
12. Dec 1968 P.D. Ouspensky The Strange Life of Ivan Osokin 1955 166 pp.
13. Jan 1969 René Daumal Mount Analogue 1952 106 pp.
14. Jan 1969 Bernard Malamud The Assistant 1957 192 pp.
15. Jan 1969 C.G. Jung Memories, Dreams, Reflections 1961 359 pp.
16. Jan 1969 Philip Roth Goodbye, Columbus 1959 97 pp.
17. Feb 1969 Malcolm X and Alex Haley Autobiography 1964 460 pp.
18. Feb 1969 Jule Eisenbud, M.D. The World of Ted Serios 1968 339 pp.
19. Feb 1969 Penelope Gilliatt A State of Change 1967 221 pp.
20. Feb 1969 Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray 1891 234 pp.
21. Feb 1969 Joseph Heller Catch 22 1961 463 pp.
22. Feb 1969 Voltaire Candide 1758 144 pp.
23. Feb 1969 F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby 1925 182 pp.
24. Feb 1969 L.N. Tolstoy War and Peace * 1869 1444 pp.
25. May 1969 Philip Roth Portnoy's Complaint * 1969 274 pp.
26. May 1969 George Orwell Down and Out in Paris and London 1933 155 pp.
27. Jun 1969 Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Brothers Karamazov 1881 701 pp.
28. Jun 1969 Norman Podhoretz Making It 1967 262 pp.
29. Jun 1969 Rodney Collin The Theory of Eternal Life 1948 123 pp.
30. Jun 1969 Norman Mailer Miami and the Siege of Chicago 1968 223 pp.
31. Jul 1969 G.I. Gurdjieff Meetings with Remarkable Men 1927 303 pp.
32. Jul 1969 William Shakespeare Hamlet 1602
33. Aug 1969 James Simon Kunen The Strawberry Statement 1969 151 pp.
34. Sept 1969 Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights * 1847 320 pp.
35. Jan 1970 Herman Melville Moby Dick 1851 535 pp.
36. Jan 1970 Johann Wolgang Goethe The Sorrows of Young Werther * 1774 199 pp.
37. Feb 1970 Jean-Paul Sartre Nausea 1938 253 pp.
38. Mar 1970 Garrett Mattingly The Armada * 1959 402 pp.
39. Apr 1970 Honoré de Balzac Eugénie Grandet 1833 248 pp.
40. Apr 1970 Bertrand Russell The Conquest of Happiness 1930 180 pp.
41. May 1970 Margaret Mead Culture and Commitment 1970 97 pp.
42. Jul 1970 Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility 1811 349 pp.
43. Aug 1970 L.N. Tolstoy Childhood, Boyhood, Youth 1857 319 pp.
44. Sep 1970 Norman Zierold Garbo 1969 157 pp.
45. Oct 1970 Joan Didion Play It as It Lays 1970
46. Oct 1970 Anais Nin Diary 1934 358 pp.
47. Nov 1970 André Gide The Counterfeiters 1927 397 pp.
48. Dec 1970 Gustave Flaubert Sentimental Education 1869 419 pp.
49. Jan 1971 Joseph Conrad Lord Jim 1900 313 pp.
50. Jan 1971 William Shakespeare Othello 1602 128 pp.
51. Feb 1971 Thomas Mann Buddenbrooks 1901 595 pp.
52. Mar 1971 Bill Moyers Listening to America * 1971 342 pp.
53. Ap. 1971 Alvin Toffer Future Shock 1970 430 pp.
54. Jun 1971 Jerzy Kosinski Being There 1971 140 pp.
55. Juy 1971 Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre * 1847 477 pp.
56. Aug 1971 William Shakespeare King Lear 1605 138 pp.
57. Aug 1971 Johann Wolfgang Goethe Elective Affinities 1809 300 pp.
58. Sep 1971 William J. Mitchell Elementary Harmony 1965 230 pp.
59. Oct 1971 Edmund S. Morgan The Birth of the Republic 1956 157 pp.
60. Nov 1971 Kenneth A. Lockridge A New England Town, the First One Hundred Years 1969 180 pp.
61. Dec 1971 Mary Renault The Charioteer 1961 347 pp.
62. Jan 1972 L.N. Tolstoy Anna Karenina * 1873 852 pp.
63. Feb 1972 Milovan Djilas The New Class 1957 214 pp.
64. Mar 1972 Albert Schweitzer J.S. Bach, Vol. 1 * 1911 428 pp.
65. Apr 1972 Alan Watts The Wisdom of Insecurity 1951 152 pp.
66. Aug.1972 Larry McMurtry All My Friends are Going to Be Strangers 1972 286 pp.
67. Sep 1972 Richard Bach Jonathan Livingston Seagull 1970 93 pp.
68. Oct 1972 Thomas Wolfe Look Homeward Angel 1929 522 pp.
69. Oct 1972 Alan Moorehead Darwin and the Beagle 1969 270 pp.
70. Feb 1973 Charles Dickens David Copperfield 850 pp.
71. Apr 1973 Charles Dickens American Notes 1842 320 pp.
72. Jun 1973 W.J. Cash The Mind of the South 1941 440 pp.
73. Jun 1973 William Faulkner The Wild Palms 1939
74. Jul 1973 Thomas Hardy Tess of the D'Urbervilles 1902 517 pp.
75. Aug 1973 Irving Bieber Homosexuality, a Psychoanalytic Survey 1955 319 pp.
76. Aug 1973 André Gide The Immoralist 1903 171 pp.
77. Sep 1973 Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee 1971 421 pp.
78. Oct 1973 Gabriel Garcia Marques One Hundred Years of Solitude 1970 383 pp.
79. Oct 1973 Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice * 1797 430 pp.
80. Nov 1973 Sarah N. Randolph The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson 1939 384 pp.
81. Nov 1973 Daniel Boorstin The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson 1948 248 pp.
82. Dec 1973 Peter McCabe and Robert D. Schonfeld Apple to the Core 1972 200 pp.
83. Dec 1973 E.N. da C. Andrade Sir Isaac Newton, His Life and Work 1954 136 pp.
84. Dec 1973 John Kenneth Galbraith Economics and the Public Purpose 1973 324 pp.
85. Dec 1973 Anne F. Scott The Southern Lady 1970 231 pp.
86. Jan 1974 Georges Lefebvre The Coming of the French Revolution 1947 220 pp.
87. Feb 1974 Konrad Lorenz On Aggression 1966 290 pp.
88. Feb 1974 Bette Davis The Lonely Life 1962 254 pp.
89. Mar 1974 Merle Miller Plain Speaking, an Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman 1973 432 pp.
90. Mar 1974 Vladimir Nabokov Transparent Things 1972 158 pp.
91. Apr 1974 Jane Austen Persuasion 1818 254 pp.
92. Apr 1974 Jim Bouton Ball Four 1970 369 pp.
93. May 1974 Bruce Catton This Hallowed Ground 1956 495 pp.
94. May 1974 Jan Morris Conundrum 1974 174 pp.
95. Jul 1974 Constantine Fitzgibbon The Life of Dylan Thomas 1965 346 pp.
96. Aug 1974 Chogyam Thungpa Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism
97. Aug 1974 Peter Benchley Jaws 1974 272 pp.
98. Aug 1974 Carlos Castaneda Journey to Ixtlan 1972 315 pp.
99. Aug 1974 Chaim Potok The Chosen
100. Oct 1974 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * 1892 248 pp.
101. Oct 1974 Richard Hofstadter America at 1750 1973 292 pp.
102. Nov 1974 Graham Greene The End of the Affair 1951 240 pp.
103. Dec 1974 Clive Davis Clive, Inside the Record Business 1974 291 pp.
104. Feb 1975 Robert A. Caro The Power Broker * 1974 1162 pp.
105. Jun 1975 Henry James Portrait of a Lady * 1881 545 pp.
106. Sep 1975 Nicholas Meyer The Seven Per-Cent Solution 1974 234 pp.
107. Jan 1976 William M. Thackeray Memoirs of Barry Lyndon 1854 324 pp.
108. Feb 1976 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Breakfast of Champions 1973 295 pp.
109. Mar 1976 F. Scott Fitzgerald The Last Tycoon 1941 163 pp.
110. Apr 1976 Rollo May The Courage to Create 1975 140 pp.
111. Apr 1976 Aaron Coplan Coplan on Music 1944-60 280 pp.
112. Jul 1976 Harold Mattingly The Man in the Roman Street 1966 156 pp.
113. Dec 1976 Curtis Cate George Sand 1975 732 pp.
114. Dec 1976 John S. Shelton Geology Illustrated * 1966 424 pp.
115. Dec 1976 Saul Bellow To Jerusalem and Back 1976 182 pp.
116. Jan 1977 Saul Bellow Humboldt's Gift * 1973 472 pp.
117. Feb 1977 Robert Wm. Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman Time On the Cross, the Economics of American Negro Slavery 1974 264 pp.
118. Feb 1977 Colin McEvedy The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History 1961 90 pp.
119. Feb 1977 R.D. Laing Do You Love Me? 1976 86 pp.
120. Feb 1977 C.G. Jung The Undiscovered Self 1957 125 pp.
121. May 1977 C.G. Jung Modern Man in Search of a Soul * 1933 244 pp.
122. May 1977 Charles Chaplin My Autobiography * 1964 497 pp.
123. May 1977 Margaret Drabble A Summer Bird-Cage 1963 208 pp.
124. Jun 1977 Arthur C. Clarke Childhood's End 1953 218 pp.
125. Jul 1977 Henry James The Europeans 1878 173 pp.
126. Sep 1977 Stephen King The Shining * 1977 447 pp.
127. Aug 1977 Henry James The Ambassadors 1903 397 pp.
128. Jun 1977 Bulfinch Mythology * 1855 236 pp.
129. Nov 1977 Gail Sheehy Passages 1976 514 pp.
130. Dec 1977 William Shakespeare Richard III 1595 148 pp.
131. Dec 1977 J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur Letters from an American Farmer 1782 225 pp.
132. Mar 1978 Norman Mailer Genius and Lust, a Journey through the Major Writings of Henry Miller 1976 476 pp.
133. Apr 1978 Charles Darwin The Origin of Species * 1859 460 pp.
134. Apr 1978 Robert M. Pirsig Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance * 1974 406 pp.
135. May 1978 Erik Erikson Childhood and Society * 1950 424 pp.
136. May 1978 Marcel Proust Swann's Way * 1928 325 pp.
137. May 1978 Chapters in Western Civilization, Vol. 1 1954 545 pp.
138. Jun 1978 Plato The Last Days of Socrates, Euthyphro, The Apology, Crito, Phaedo * 390b.c. 199 pp.
139. Jun 1978 Chie Nakane Japanese Society 1970 151 pp.
140. Jun 1978 Homer The Iliad 730b.c. 459 pp.
141. Jun 1978 Plato The Symposium 385b.c. 122 pp.
142. Aug 1978 Fyodor Dostoevsky The Idiot * 642 pp.
143. Sep 1978 Lytton Strachey Eminent Victorians 338 pp.
144. Sep 1978 Robertson Davies Fifth Business * 1970 268 pp.
145. Nov 1978 A.J.P. Taylor The Second World War 1975 235 pp.
146. Nov 1978 Antonia Fraser Mary Queen of Scots 1970 652 pp.
147. Dec 1978 Jack Kerouac On the Road * 1955 310 pp.
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