Lee Wochner: Writer. Director. Writing instructor. Thinker about things.


Doug's Reading List

Includes Five Essential Lists:

Important and worthy “recent classics” of literature
If he could designate the classics, what Lee would add
Lee Wochner’s personal desert island reading list
Lee Wochner’s “hold your own at a dinner party” list
Who’s Missing -- and why!

Written August 2005 for good friend Doug Hackney, who turned to me for guidance after he realized that not having a college degree in literature had left him thoroughly unprepared for life. Embarking on what I was sure would be a 45-minute diversion, I spent 9 hours digging through my library and writing this piece before sending it to Doug. He never acknowledged receipt or commented. We remain friends. He continues to miss out on all my literary allusions. You needn't do so. Just click below.

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