Guide to one of life's continuing necessities and pleasures

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La Salle College High School

Eleventh/Twelfth Grade Supplemental Reading List

The following list of books is offered as a guide to one of life's continuing necessities and pleasures. Students should attempt to read a variety of works to maintain and broaden their reading ability and experience. The following are offered as suggested works.

  • Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

  • Russell Baker, Growing Up

  • James Baldwin, Go Tell It on the Mountain

  • Saul Bellow, Henderson the Rain King

  • David Bradley, The Chaneysville Incident

  • Andre Brink, A Dry White Season

  • Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

  • Sandra Cisneros, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

  • Jill Kerr Conway, The Road from Coorain

  • Isak Dinesen,  Out of Africa

  • E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime

  • Feodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment

  • Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

  • John Fowles, The Collector

  • Nicholas Gage, Eleni

  • Nadine Gordimer, Six Feet of the Country

  • Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

  • Daniel Halpern (ed.) The Art of the Tale: An International Collection of Short Stories

  • Mark Helprin, A Dove of the East

  • Herman Hesse, Steppenwolf

  • Kazuo Ishiguro, Remains of the Day

  • Henry James, The Turn of the Screw

  • P. D. James, The Children of Men

  • Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

  • W. P. Kinsella, Shoeless Joe

  • Bernard Malamud, The Assistant

  • Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • William Mancester, American Caesar: Douglas McArthur

  • Beryl Markham, West With the Night

  • Robert K. Massie, Nicholas and Alexandra

  • Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses

  • John McPhee, Coming into the Country

  • John McPhee, Levels of the Game

  • Caryl Phillips, Cambridge

  • Robert Pirsig,  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

  • E. Anne Proulx, The Shipping News

  • Mary Renault, The King Must Die

  • Carl Sagan, Broca's Brain

  • Studs Terkel, Hard Times

  • Lawrence Thornton,  Imagining Argentina

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Cat's Cradle

  • Alice Walker, The Color Purple

  • James Welch, Fools Crow

  • Terry Tempest Williams, An Unspoken Hunger

  • Edward O. Wilson, On Human Nature

  • Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff

  • Tobias Wolff (Ed.), The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories

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