Backlisted Book Club

Discussion of books recommended and discussed on the literary podcast Backlisted.

Here is the index: https://www.backlisted.fm/index

I'll create a topic for each of the episodes so far and anyone can add their thoughts therein on the featured book or other books mentioned in that episode.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
1. A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr4 unread / 4featherwate, October 21
63. Something Happened by Joseph Heller2 unread / 2k6gst, March 16
148. Cassandra at the Wedding by Dorothy Baker2 unread / 2k6gst, March 15
2. Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys2 unread / 2k6gst, March 15
159. Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
158. South Riding by Winifred Holtby1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
157. Winter Reading Special II--Short Stories (various)1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
156. Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
155. Finishing the Hat and Look, I Made a Hat by Stephen Sondheim1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
154. Winter Reading Special 2022 (various)1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
153. The Railway Children by E. Nesbit1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
152. Deadwood by Pete Dexter1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
151. The Godwits Fly by Robin Hyde1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
150. Notes from Under the Floorboards by Fyodor Dostoyevsky1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
149.5 Backlisted Special: Treacle Walker by Alan Garner1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
149. Something in Disguise by Elizabeth Jane Howard1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
147. The Dream Songs by John Berryman1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
146. Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
145. Summer Reading 2021 (various)1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
144. Fat City by Leonard Gardner1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
143. Heart of the Original by Steve Aylett1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
142. In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
141. Are You Somebody? by Nuala O'Faolain1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
140. A Goat's Song by Dermot Healy1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
139. The Evenings by Gerard Reve1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
138. The Plague and I by Betty MacDonald1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
137. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Stern1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
136. Agua Viva by Clarice Lispector1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
135. The Fish Can Sing by Halldor Laxness1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
134. Daddy's Gone A-Hunting by Penelope Mortimer1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
133. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
132. Job by Joseph Roth1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
131. Locklisted Teenage Books Special1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
130. Karoo by Steve Tesich1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
129. The Bloater by Rosemary Tonks1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
128. Locklisted Children's Books Special1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
127. The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
126. The Victorian Chaise-longue by Marghanita Laski1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
125. The Compleet Molesworth by Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
124. Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius by Terrance Dicks1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
123. Beowulf1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
122. Silence by Shusaku Endo1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
121. The Odd Women by George Gissing1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
120. Therese Raquin by Emile Zola1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
119. I, Lalla: The Poems of Lal Ded, by Lal Ded1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
118. Summer Reading 2020 (various)1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
117. The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
116. How to Cook a Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
115. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
114. The Inheritors by William Golding1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
113. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
112. Frost in May by Antonia White2 unread / 2k6gst, March 15
111. The World According to Garp by John Irving1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
110. The Journal of a Disappointed Man by W.N.P. Barbellion1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
109. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
108. A la Recherche de Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
107. Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
106. Edith's Diary by Patricia Highsmith1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
105. The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
104. The Breaking Point by Daphne du Maurier1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
103. Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
102. The Soul of Kindness by Elizabeth Taylor1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
101. On Walking In Ice by Werner Herzog1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
100. The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
99. Books about The Beatles (various)1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
98. Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
97. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
96. Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
95. The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
94. The Prince of West End Avenue by Alan Isler1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
93. Beloved by Toni Morrison1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
92. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G.B. Edwards1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
91. A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
90. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
89. Last Train to Memphis/Careless Love by Peter Guralnick1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
88. Human Voices by Penelope Fitzgerald1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
87. Utz by Bruce Chatwin1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
86. The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
85. Hemlock and After by Angus Wilson1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
84. Imogen by Jilly Cooper1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
83. The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
82. Books Do Furnish a Room by Anthony Powell1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
81. Harpo Speaks! by Harpo Marx and Rowland Barber1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
80. The Tortoise and the Hare by Elizabeth Jenkins1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
79. Moominvalley in November by Tove Jansson1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
78. Ghosts by Edith Wharton1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
77. Autumn Journal by Louis MacNeice1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
76. The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
75. Ulverton by Adam Thorpe1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
74. A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
73. The Lion and the Unicorn by George Orwell1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
72. How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read by Pierre Bayard1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
71. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
70. Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
69. Told by an Idiot by Rose Macaulay1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
68. The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
67. My Antonia by Willa Cather1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
66. The Fatal Englishman by Sebastian Faulks1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
65. Corregidora by Gayl Jones1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
64. The Lowlife by Alexander Baron1 unread / 1k6gst, March 15
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