Law and Literature reading list, Spring 2009

The Five Books of Moses, edited and translated by Robert

Billy Budd and Other Tales, by Hermann Melville.

The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories,
by Franz Kafka.

Smilla’s Sense of Snow, by Peter Hoeg.

The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop? By Francisco

In the Belly of the Beast, by Jack Henry Abbott.

Borges and the Eternal Orangutans, by Fernando Verrissimo.

Glaspell’s Trifles, available on-line.

Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy, by Leo Tolstoy.

Sherlock Holmes, The Complete Novels and Stories, Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle, volume 1.

Out: A Novel, by Natsuo Kirino.

I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov.

Moby Dick, by Hermann Melville, excerpts, chapters 89 and 90.

Year’s Best SF 9, edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn

Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov.

Blindness, by Jose Saramago.

We also will view a small number of movies — most of all Sia — and perhaps I will add a Henning Mankell novel as well.


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