Another Book List

As you can see I like book lists.  Part of the reason is that right now I’m trying to put together a list of all the books I can remember reading, and this is a good way to remember some of them.  I got this list from Khanya’s blog while I was randomly browsing blogs.

1. Bold the books you have read
2. Italicize the books you intend to read
3. [Bracket] the books you have viewed via movie, TV or theater

1. [Pride and Prejudice] – Jane Austen
2. [The Lord of the Rings] – JRR Tolkien
3. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
4. [Harry Potter] series – JK Rowling
5. [To Kill a Mockingbird] – Harper Lee
6. The Bible
7. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8. [1984] – George Orwell
9. [His Dark Materials] – Philip Pullman
10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11. [Little Women] – Louisa May Alcott
12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
14. Complete Works of Shakespeare
15. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16. The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
18. Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
19. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20. Middlemarch – George Eliot
21. [Gone With The Wind] – Margaret Mitchell
22. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
23. Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25. [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy] – Douglas Adams
26. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28. Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29. [Alice in Wonderland] – Lewis Carroll
30. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33. [Chronicles of Narnia] – CS Lewis
34. Emma – Jane Austen
35. Persuasion – Jane Austen
36. The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis (but it’s already there in the Chronicles!)
37. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40. Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41. Animal Farm – George Orwell
42. [The Da Vinci Code] – Dan Brown (but I thought it was crap!)
43. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44. A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
45. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46. [Anne of Green Gables] – LM Montgomery
47. Far From The Maddening Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49. [Lord of the Flies] – William Golding
50. Atonement – Ian McEwan
51. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52. Dune – Frank Herbert
53. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54. [Sense and Sensibility] – Jane Austen
55. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56. The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60. Love In The Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63. The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
65. Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66. On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68. Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71. [Oliver Twist] – Charles Dickens
72. Dracula – Bram Stoker
73. [The Secret Garden] – Frances Hodgson Burnett]
74. Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75. Ulysses – James Joyce
76. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77. Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78. Germinal – Emile Zola
79. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80. Possession – AS Byatt
81. [A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens]
82. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83. The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84. The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86. A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87. [Charlotte’s Web] – EB White
88. The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90. The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92. The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93. The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94. Watership Down – Richard Adams
95. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98. Hamlet – William Shakespeare (included in complete works, above)
99. [Charlie and the Chocolate Factory] – Roald Dahl
100. [Les Miserables] – Victor Hugo


So, in conclusion, I’ve read 23/100 books and seen the movie for 21/100 of them.



  1. knitter14 said,

    July 15, 2008 at 10:32 pm

    You have read Harry Potter? I know it’s not that uncommon but I am a huge fan of J.K.Rowling and was just wondering if you were too! p.s. I am the moderator of the new Blog Comments Train on Ravelry!

  2. paleika said,

    July 15, 2008 at 8:53 pm

    Yeah, I’ve read it. I wouldn’t say that I’m a HUGE fan, but it was a fun series. My only major problem is the epilogue where J.K. Rowling introduces all of the “Harry Jrs.” Too me it was cheesey :/

  3. sneakypig said,

    July 16, 2008 at 10:57 am

    That’s a lot of books! I was surprised to see that I’ve read 28 of them eventhough I’m not a big fiction reader. I will say that I only read a couple of them by choice. High school English class took care of the rest!
    shanskier on Ravelry

  4. sheila said,

    July 16, 2008 at 5:02 pm

    I agree with sneakeypig you have alot of books,and funnily enough I have a good collection of books,and I see by your list,I have read most of the one’s you have in bold,

  5. MusicRaven said,

    July 18, 2008 at 12:41 pm

    Your list is very impressive. I only wish I had time these days to pick up a book with my three kids running around. I am going to copy the list off to my daughter, she is in high school and loves to read. Good luck with all your reading. BTW, I am part of the “comment train” from Ravelry. 😉

  6. yaya girl said,

    July 18, 2008 at 6:39 pm

    I surprised myself by having read 56 of the books on the list and I counted the series as one book. Granted, only 10 of them have been read since I strted my family 6 years ago! 🙂

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