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I am travelling tomorrow, which means bookstore trawling, which means new possibilities in my neverending search for NYBR Classics. I do not as yet have problems remembering what I own (good visual memory as much as anything) but I live in morbid terror of buying a duplicate. And because I cannot bear typing on my intelligent telephone but can easily access a website through it, this is the best way to have, in pocket, a list that will be easy to update alphabetically.

  • Wish Her Safe at Home, Baxter
  • The Horse’s Mouth, Carey
  • Herself Surprised, Carey
  • To Be a Pilgrim, Carey
  • The Invention of Morel, Casares
  • Love in a Fallen City, Chang
  • The Pure and Impure, Colette
  • The Vet’s Daughter, Comyns
  • The Family Mashber, Der Nister
  • The Dud Avocado, Dundy
  • The Awful Mess on the Via Merulana, Gadda
  • Pages from the Goncourt Journals, de Goncourt
  • Life and Fate, Grossman
  • Seduction and Betrayal, Hardwick
  • The Go-Between, Hartley
  • A High Wind in Jamaica, Hughes
  • The Wooden Shepherdess, Hughes
  • A Journey Round My Skull, Karinthy
  • An African in Greenland, Kpomassie
  • The Adventures of Sinbad, Krudy
  • The Letter Killer’s Club, Krzizhanovsky
  • The Balkan Trilogy, ┬áManning
  • Walkabout, Marshall
  • Amsterdam Stories, Nescio
  • Unforgiving Years, Serge
  • Alfred and Guinevere, Schuyler
  • The Ice Trilogy, Sorokin
  • Angel, Taylor
  • The Slynx, Tolstaya
  • An Ermine in Czernopol, von Rezzori
  • Mr. Fortune’s Maggot, Warner
  • The Thirty Years War, Wedgewood
  • To the Finland Station, Wilson
  • Chess Story, Zweig

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